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Today

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Between now and November 22, as part of the Semaine des entrepreneurs à l'école, over 25 000 young people from elementary school through university will receive visits from entrepreneurs from their communities in all of the 17 regions of Québec. An...

15:27
Today the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) will begin mailing over 800,000 Property Assessment Notices to property owners across Ontario. The notices reflect changes in assessment that have taken place over the last year. While 2019...


8 november 2019

13:25
It has taken only a few days for Conservative Premier Doug Ford to break his promise that he would "get it right" and abandon a regressive agenda that is deeply unpopular with Ontario workers and families, the United Steelworkers (USW) says....

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ADM Aéroports de Montréal welcomes the announcement by Québec Premier François Legault and Tourism Minister Caroline Proulx regarding the Explore Québec program which enables more visitors to benefit from attractive travel packages at discounted...

11:28
The Autorité des marchés financiers (the "AMF") is pleased to announce the appointment of Hugo Lacroix as Superintendent, Securities Markets. Mr. Lacroix had been acting as Interim Superintendent, Securities Markets since January 2019, while...

11:00
In response to the need for bilingual nursing assistants in Indigenous communities and in the Montérégie region, Jean-François Roberge, Minister of Education and Higher Education, is authorizing the New Frontiers School Board to offer the Health,...


7 november 2019

17:09
The Standing Committee on General Government will meet to consider Bill 132, An Act to reduce burdens on people and businesses by enacting, amending and repealing various Acts and revoking various Regulations. The Committee intends to hold public...

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Claims resulting from the exceptional weather event experienced in Québec this past October 31 and November 1 quickly exceeded twice the usual volume, reaching a record high. Consequently, the number of claims adjusters is insufficient to meet the...

15:24
Québec's strong economic and financial situation, as confirmed today by the Minister of Finance Eric Girard, allows the government to take a major step for the benefit of Quebecers by accelerating its actions to give them money back more quickly. An...

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The Ministère des Finances du Québec announced today a 1.72% indexing rate, which will apply as of January 1, 2020 with regard to parameters of the personal income tax system, social assistance benefits and certain government rates. $537 million to...

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The Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal (MAC) is pleased to invite visitors in November to talks by and encounters with renowned artists. Notably, the MAC is proud to welcome architect Eyal Weizman for a lecture in Montreal on November 17. Weizman...

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OPSEU's President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says Wednesday's fall economic statement from the Ford government was a lot of empty rhetoric but no substance. "This statement is full of hollow promises. The lack of details did...

07:06
The Palais des congrès de Montréal, jointly with the CAPSQ network of Québec painters and sculptors, just raised the curtains on a major exhibition spanning 176 artworks by 49 Québec artists. This opening installment in a series of initiatives will...


6 november 2019

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The Cannabis Council of Canada applauded the Ontario government's 2019 Fall Economic Statement for committing to improving and strengthening the legal cannabis market in the province. "Today's Economic Statement sends a...

14:20
Following an analysis of the Québec government report on governance and administration at the English-Montréal School Board (EMSB), and given the appalling situation observed by the investigators, the Minister of Education and Higher Education,...

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The Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal (MAC) and the cluster EUNIC Montréal (European National Institutes for Culture) invite the public to EMERGE, an event dedicated to contemporary performance, featuring a dozen European and Canadian artists...

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Following a fruitless day of negotiations, the union representing 2,900 teaching assistants, research assistants, demonstrators, tutors and markers at McMaster University announced late last night they would be seeking a 'No Board' report from the...


5 november 2019

06:00
The Logistics and Transportation Metropolitan Cluster of Montreal, CargoM, invites you to the only career fair in transportation and logistics, a major recruitment and trades demonstration event taking place on Tuesday, November 5, from 10:00 a.m. to...


4 november 2019

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Commissioner of Official Languages Raymond Théberge issued the following statement today: "The public hearings on the Government of Quebec's Bill 40, which modifies the organization and governance of school boards, begin today. I am pleased that...

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Education workers represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) will appear at a news conference to announce the results of the province-wide ratification votes on the tentative central agreement reached on October 6....


1 november 2019

18:18
The tour of consultations with English-speaking Quebecers, led by the Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier for Relations with English-speaking Quebecers, Christopher Skeete, made a stop today in Gatineau. The main goal of the tour, announced by Mr....

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Education workers represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) will appear at a news conference to announce the results of the province-wide ratification votes on the tentative central agreement reached on October 6....

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The Autorité des marchés financiers (the "AMF") was informed at the end of the day yesterday that Desjardins Group had just been advised by the Sûreté du Québec that the personal information leak affecting it is more significant than originally...

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The Quebec Community Newspaper Association QCNA supported by the Secretariat aux relations avec les Québécois d'expression anglaise has concluded a provincial study for the English Community newspapers and radios.  The recent study conducted by SOM...

09:43
Chief Electoral Officer of Canada Stéphane Perrault announced today that there will be a judicial recount of the votes in the electoral district of Port Moody?Coquitlam (British Columbia). Following a validation of the results in the electoral...


31 october 2019

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The Métis Nation of Saskatchewan (MN-S) is terminating the Clarence Campeau Development Fund (CCDF) Agreement with the Province of Saskatchewan and calling on the province to immediately start negotiations on a new agreement....

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Squatex - The management of Squatex Energy and Ressources Inc. (Squatex), in conjunction with its partner Petrolympic Inc. (Petrolympic) announces that, through its attorneys, a lawsuit against the Quebec Government was filed in Superior Court,...

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Calling it a small but important step in addressing the "Crisis in Corrections," OPSEU leaders are satisfied with the Ford government's recent decision to end funding for the permanent presence of police officers at several jails. "Our jails are...


30 october 2019

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Today, the Government of Ontario announced changes to the OCAD University Act that will reduce red tape, administrative burden and save money while allowing OCAD U the ability to offer a full range of university level degrees for the jobs of...

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The Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal is thrilled to launch a new series of exhibitions today. Up to January 5, 2020, visitors will be treated to a vast array of art practices. Opening the series is a survey exhibition of the last ten years of...

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Between now and March 10, 2020, school representatives, students and business starters from all 17 regions of Québec are invited to register their projects for the OSEntreprendre Challenge on osentreprendre.quebec to showcase their ideas and perhaps...


29 october 2019

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The Quebec Cannabis Industry Association (QCIA) believes that the passage of Bill 2, the Quebec government's Act to tighten the regulation of cannabis which raises the legal consumption age from 18 to 21, will steer the most vulnerable consumers...

10:20
New data released today by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) shows overwhelming support for national physician licensure. The findings, from the 2019 CMA Physician Workforce Survey, reveal that nine in 10 physicians support national licensure...

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The Logistics and Transportation Metropolitan Cluster of Montreal, CargoM, invites you to the only career fair in transportation and logistics, a major recruitment and trades demonstration event taking place on Tuesday, November 5, from 10:00 a.m. to...


28 october 2019

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Retail Council of Canada (RCC) applauds Associate Minister's Prabmeet Singh Sarkaria's introduction of the Better for People, Smarter for Business Act, 2019.  This initiative clearly demonstrates the Ontario Government's continued commitment to...

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On October 23, the BC government made an important announcement in Vancouver to support the establishment of ship-to-ship LNG marine refueling services along the west coast of North America. Premier John Horgan committed $25,000 in support of a study...

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Starting today, communities in Ontario with populations under 100,000 can apply for funding to support stormwater and wastewater infrastructure through the Green Infrastructure stream, part of the joint federal/provincial Investing in Canada...

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The Bureau du coroner is publishing Mélissa Gagnon's report on the death of Rick Stephan Genest, which occurred on August 1, 2018. It will be recalled that an investigation was conducted to shed light on the circumstances that led to the death of...


26 october 2019

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OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is demanding that the Ford government be as responsible with the sale of alcohol as it's becoming with the sale of vaping products. "The Premier and the Health Minister are doing the right thing by trying to cut...


25 october 2019

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The consultation tour led by the Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier for Relations with English-speaking Quebecers, Christopher Skeete, made a stop today in Lennoxville. During this session, Mr. Skeete had an opportunity to spend some time with...

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The Canadian Payroll Association applauds the Government of Alberta for commitments made in the province's 2019 Budget that will focus on reducing red tape, supporting job creation, and eliminating unnecessary costs on businesses. As the profession...

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Moving adult smokers away from cigarettes to vaping products should be one of Ontario's public health goals. However, the recently announced ban on e-cigarette advertising at retail will limit adult smokers' ability to learn about alternative...

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The Ontario Medical Association (OMA) strongly supports this move by the Ontario Government to address the issue of youth vaping by banning the promotion of vapour products in convenience stores and gas stations. Our...

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"Heart & Stroke welcomes today's announcement from the Government of Ontario that it will ban advertising and promotion of vaping products, except in specialty stores. This brings rules for the promotion of vaping products in line with the...

11:58
The Ontario Government has announced it will ban the promotion of nicotine vaping products in the very place where most smokers buy their cigarettes - convenience stores - preventing smokers from becoming aware of and transitioning to an option that...

10:00
Alberta's decision to increase the price of a carton of cigarettes by $5 will fuel an already significant illegal tobacco market, and its stated intention to tax vapour products will simply make it more difficult for adults to choose an alternative...

09:32
The Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) welcomes the action taken by the Government of British Columbia, which has just introduced a bill to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. More...

06:00
More than 200 physician assistants (PAs) are gathering in Niagara Falls from October 24 to 27 to discuss some of the biggest issues in health care and to call on provincial governments to use the profession to make health care services across the...

06:00
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says there's nothing smart about Treasury Board President Peter Bethlenfalvy's "Smart Initiative" to privatize more public services. "If the Tories are looking for a truly smart initiative, I've got one for...


24 october 2019

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The provincial government has introduced legislation to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UN Declaration), that, once passed, will make British Columbia the first province/territory in Canada to legislate...

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