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08:55
The Samuel De Champlain Bridge will provide a safe and efficient crossing for commuters, tourists and international trade, representing millions of dollars, every day. This federal investment will help create a modern, 21st century link between...

08:38
Lobbying Africa (https://www.lobbying.africa/) recently announced its official company launch, with headquarters in London and a branch office in Portugal. Lobbying Africa is a specialty lobbying firm with tiered packages available to business...

07:00
The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will launch the Food Policy for Canada and tour the Carrefour Alimentaire Centre-Sud in Montreal, Quebec. The Minister will be joined at the event by her Parliamentary...

06:00
Global companies invest in Canada's world-class aerospace and space industries because they are internationally recognized, export-oriented and innovation-driven. Behind these industries' successes are the talents of a highly skilled workforce and a...

05:00
The Stop Marketing to Kids Coalition is calling attention to a communication to Senators in The Hill Times urging the Senate to pass Bill S-228 before the end of the current parliamentary session. Known as the Child Health Protection Act, the bill...


16 june 2019

13:44
Société des traversiers du Québec (STQ) informs its customers that the annual scheduled maintenance of the MV Ivan-Quinn has been completed and that the ship will resume service as of tomorrow, Monday, June 17. It will serve the Entry...

12:00
Global companies invest in Canada's world-class aerospace and space industries because they are internationally recognized, export-oriented and innovation-driven. Behind these industries' successes are the talents of a highly skilled workforce and a...


15 june 2019

12:13
Canada is caring for its caregivers by launching 2 new pilots that will help caregivers who come to this country make it their permanent home. The Home Child Care Provider and Home Support Worker pilots will open for applications on June 18, 2019,...

11:26
Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada David Lametti, on behalf of Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau, was at the Konzelmann Estate Winery today to announce more than $2.3 million to the Canadian Grapevine...


14 june 2019

19:30
Remittances from international migrant workers are expected to rise to over US$550 billion in 2019, Gilbert F. Houngbo, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), stated today. In a message...

16:01
The Government of Canada remains committed to growing the economy, creating good jobs, and keeping Canada competitive. That is why the Government, today, laid out priorities to accelerate western Canada's growth, productivity, and competitiveness....

15:34
Today, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Marie-Claude Bibeau was at Cooperative Alentour in Sherbrooke where she announced an investment of $992,131 to the Canada Organic Trade Association to develop export and domestic market opportunities for...

15:21
Medical devices are vital to the health and well-being of hundreds of thousands of Canadians, many of whom could not survive without them (e.g., insulin pumps, pacemakers). Canadians expect the medical devices they use to be safe and reliable....

14:21
The National Press Club and its Journalism Institute condemn the murder of Mexican journalist Norma Sarabia Garduza and call on Mexican authorities to immediately and thoroughly investigate this cowardly assassination. She is the sixth journalist...

12:45
Protecting the health and safety of Canadians is a top priority for the Government of Canada. That is why the Government implemented a strict legal framework to regulate and restrict access to cannabis keeping it out of the hands of youth, and...

10:40
The Federation of Law Societies of Canada (Federation) welcomes the opportunity to work with the federal government in the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing. The joint Working Group that was announced June 13 will include...

09:59
Eleven rural and northern communities have been selected as part of the new Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot to invite newcomers to make these communities their forever homes. As the Canadian population ages and the birth rate declines, rural...

09:32
The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will launch the Food Policy for Canada and tour the Carrefour Alimentaire Centre-Sud in Montreal, Quebec. The Minister will be joined at the event by her Parliamentary...

07:00
Please be advised that the Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, will visit Kingsclear First Nation to announce on-reserve infrastructure improvement projects made possible by the Gas Tax Fund?including the new pedway underpass...


13 june 2019

11:56
Please be advised that the Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, will visit Kingsclear First Nation to announce on-reserve infrastructure improvement projects made possible by the Gas Tax Fund?including the new pedway underpass...

11:17
Bridal gown and special occasion trade organizations unite to oppose the listing of wedding and social occasion attire on the Section 301 list released May 13 by the United States Trade Representative. The proposed tariff on this bridal attire...

07:00
While small business owners are open to the idea of a national single-payer Pharmacare system in Canada, as recommended today by the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare, they strongly oppose funding it through payroll taxes...


12 june 2019

18:08
The Community Oncology Alliance (COA) has developed an innovative and ambitious reform model to improve quality, reduce costs, and provide important additional cancer care services to patients. It is a detailed alternative payment model (APM) that...

16:53
Heart & Stroke applauds the report released today by Dr. Eric Hoskins, Chair of the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare. The recommendations will ensure access to medically necessary drugs and result in overall cost savings...

15:48
While small business owners are open to the idea of a national single-payer Pharmacare system in Canada, as recommended today by the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare, they strongly oppose funding it through payroll taxes...

13:05
The Government of Canada is committed to advancing gender equality because everyone benefits when women, girls and people of all gender identities and expressions are free to live their lives to the fullest. That is why today, the Honourable Maryam...

10:00
Population Reference Bureau (PRB) today released its preview of results from the upcoming 2020 U.S. Census, providing a look at key population and housing trends that will shape the United States in 2020 and beyond. Among the key findings: The U.S....


11 june 2019

13:59
The Taxpayers' Ombudsman, Sherra Profit, is proud to release her 2018-2019 Annual Report, Breaking Down Barriers to Service. As the 11th Annual Report published by her Office, this edition marks the beginning of a new decade since its inaugural...

13:09
The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue, today issued the following statement: "I thank the Offshore Compliance Advisory Committee (OCAC) members for their work and invaluable input in advising me and the Canada Revenue...

12:56
The Frontline Research & Learning Institute today released the fifth print issue of The Line, a publication dedicated to encouraging civil discourse among K-12 education leaders by presenting diverse viewpoints on the most pressing issues facing...

12:04
Small nonprofits are eager for government action on health care, but they're split over whether a "Medicare for All"-style policy is the right answer. Their biggest motivation, they say, is ensuring their employees have access to a quality health...

11:09
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, will visit Canada from June 16 to 19. During the visit, Prime Minister Trudeau and High Commissioner Bachelet will...

09:00
In New York State the numbers are staggering: in 2017, there were 3,224 opioid-related deaths and in 16 of New York's counties, the number of overdose deaths is nearly double the national average. To tackle this crisis, the National Institute on Drug...


10 june 2019

18:37
Community and labor groups in the ReFund Oakland Coalition from Oakland will rally in opposition to Mayor Libby Schaaf's budget at City Hall on Monday, June 10, at 4 p.m. Since 2011, the City's own Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports have shown...

12:31
The Global Alliance for Cannabis Commerce (GACC) released the U.S. cannabis industry's first comprehensive model federal legislation to legalize interstate and international medical and adult-use cannabis in the United States....

10:12
Plastic pollution is a global challenge that requires immediate action. Plastic waste ends up in our landfills and incinerators, litters our parks and beaches, and pollutes our rivers, lakes, and oceans, entangling and killing turtles, fish, and...

06:00
The Honourable Mary Ng, Canada's Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, will be in Markham to meet with small business owners and entrepreneurs and to announce the launch of the Canada Business App.   Event: Canada Business App...

05:30
Eight of the nation's most prominent mental health and addiction organizations united today to launch Mental Health for US, a landmark nonpartisan initiative designed to elevate mental health and addiction in policy conversations during the upcoming...


9 june 2019

09:00
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement for National Public Service Week, which runs from June 9 to 15, 2019: "This week, we celebrate our dedicated public servants across Canada, who work hard to deliver real results...


8 june 2019

13:20
Canada is an ocean nation. We have the world's longest coastline and are surrounded by three oceans. Our rich ecosystems support over 325,000 Canadian jobs, and host an abundance of marine life. However, the Government of Canada recognizes that our...


7 june 2019

13:00
Keystone Policy Center, a national nonprofit organization, honored exemplary leaders Thursday at its 26th Annual Leadership Awards for their ongoing work to inspire their peers and others to reach common higher ground. The event, held at the Newseum,...

10:00
The Honourable Mary Ng, Canada's Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, will be in Markham to meet with small business owners and entrepreneurs and to announce the launch of the Canada Business App.   Event: Canada Business App...

09:27
Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists that the Alexandra Bridge will be closed to accommodate the Navy Bike Ride during the following period: Saturday, June 8, from 8:30 to 11:30 am No vehicular traffic will be...

06:00
Hundreds of federal correctional officers will carry a giant needle in front of Parliament to protest the Prison Needle Exchange Program (PNEP). Implemented in some prisons, the PNEP grants inmates access to their own needles to use intravenous...


6 june 2019

16:36
On May 31, NuLeaf Naturals representative Crystal Guess was one of 140 individuals to testify in a groundbreaking public meeting called by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). In light of the 2018 Farm Bill, which federally legalized the hemp crop...

09:00
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd today noted the U.S. government's policy change on travel to Cuba and provided a range for its financial impact. On June 4, 2019, the U.S. government announced that effective June 5th, 2019 authorized travel to Cuba under...

06:30
The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, will make an announcement in support of visible minority newcomer women. A media availability will follow.   Date: Thursday, June 6, 2019 Time: 10:00 a.m. (local time)...

00:12
Over 100 professionals from across the nation, including former and current congressional members, state officials, executive officers, U.S. business leaders, CPA partners and business advisors gathered for America Rising: STEM, Leadership & the...

00:01
The National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) announced today that Dr. Janet L. Yellen, Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System from 2014 until 2018, will engage in a moderated discussion during the Opening...


5 june 2019

12:50
The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, will make an announcement in support of visible minority newcomer women. A media availability will follow.   Date: Thursday, June 6, 2019 Time: 10:00 a.m. (local time)...

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