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06:12
Retail cannabis leader Ontario Cannabis Holdings (OCH) is putting out a call to would-be licensees ahead of the Ontario government's next lottery round in a bid to ensure a more fair and equitable distribution of stores across the province. The...


16 july 2019

10:00
LANDR, the AI-powered creative platform for musicians, announced the successful closing of its Series B financing round today, raising $26 million. The round was led by Sony Innovation Fund, microphone manufacturer Shure, state-owned financing...


15 july 2019

15:57
Entreprendre ici is pleased to announce the nomination period for the 2019 ethnocultural honorific grants, to be held from September 1 to 18, 2019. A total of 26 honorific grants with a maximum value of $25,000 each will...

14:51
Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will visit Prince Edward Island on July 17 and the Îles-de-la-Madeleine from July 18 to 20, 2019. During her visit, she will travel to Charlottetown, Grosse-Île,...

08:30
The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) is launching a new public awareness campaign today, urging Ontarians and the government to 'care now' about long-term care. "As registered nurses, we are committed to providing the...

08:00
Recent comments by the Ontario ministry of health reveal that despite a promise (reiterated this week) by the Premier to end hallway medicine, hospital cuts will intensify. The Ontario Health Coalition and the Ontario Council of Hospital (OCHU) will...


12 july 2019

13:47
Recent comments by the Ontario ministry of health reveal that despite a promise (reiterated this week) by the Premier to end hallway medicine, hospital cuts will intensify. The Ontario Health Coalition and the Ontario Council of Hospital (OCHU) will...


11 july 2019

17:54
Premiers are committed to ensuring that all Canadians receive high-quality health services while keeping the healthcare system sustainable, in the future.  Mental health continues to be an area of focus for all provinces and territories, as all...

17:44
Québec Premier François Legault announced today that Québec will host the next summer meeting of Canada's Premiers, from July 22-24, 2020. Such annual Council of the Federation meetings allow Premiers to address issues that are important across...

17:40
Premiers agreed on the importance of balancing environmental stewardship with economic growth and competitiveness.  They emphasized the need for a clear, predictable and timely environmental assessment process and for provinces and territories to be...

16:53
The federal government legalized cannabis in October 2018. Premiers remain focused on protecting public health and safety, and combatting the illegal market for cannabis. Provinces and territories are responsible for significant aspects of this...

13:23
Climate change is a global threat, with immediate and long-lasting, tangible impacts on the natural environment, public health and safety, as well as on infrastructure and the economy.  Premiers reiterated the importance and urgency of timely action...

00:11
Yesterday the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard Jonathan Wilkinson accompanied by Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, and Rural Development in British Columbia Doug Donaldson, were in Lillooet, B.C....


10 july 2019

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Internal trade is pivotal to the growth of businesses in every province and territory, in particular for small and medium sized enterprises.  Interprovincial trade of goods and services has been steadily rising over the years and represented more...

20:43
Supporting effective labour mobility and foreign qualification recognition processes, ensuring workers can access needed skills and training, and building an inclusive and diverse labour market are essential to growing Canada's economy and creating...

15:32
The president of CUPE Nova Scotia, Nan McFadgen, is appalled that the Department of Transportation has blocked the union's application to view the Request for Proposals for the Highway 104 (Sutherlands River to Antigonish) twinning project....

14:55
Bombardier's announcement to lay off as much as half of the workforce at its Thunder Bay plant creates unneeded uncertainty for workers. "The workers at the Bombardier plant are the heart and soul of the Thunder Bay community," said Jerry Dias,...

11:00
Purdue Pharma (Canada) is pleased to announce that AKYNZEO® Oral is now reimbursed by the Ontario Public Drug Program and the Régie de l'assurance maladie du Québec (RAMQ) and by the Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) program for the prevention of...

08:00
At this week's Council of the Federation (COF) meeting, Canada's premiers need to show they remain committed to keeping progress on interprovincial trade on the front burner, says the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). "Provincial...


9 july 2019

17:19
As the lockout of Wood Buffalo Housing (WBH) employees reaches the two-month mark, bargaining between CUPE 1505 and the housing authority continues at a slow pace. Earlier today, Wood Buffalo Housing issued a news release...

14:24
When the Doug Ford Progressive Conservatives (PCs) took office last summer, they made vague promises about ending hallway medicine, increasing system capacity and no public sector staff layoffs, while cutting government spending on services. Now, one...

08:30
More people will soon have a place to call home in Milton. The federal and provincial governments are investing $2.7 million to create 18 new affordable homes in Milton through the Canada-Ontario Investment in Affordable Housing (IAH) agreement....

07:00
When the Doug Ford Progressive Conservatives (PCs) took office last summer, they made vague promises about ending hallway medicine, increasing system capacity and no public sector staff layoffs, while cutting government spending on services. Now, one...


8 july 2019

17:15
A thriving economy needs strategic investments in green infrastructure solutions to improve the lives of citizens while limiting impacts on the local environment. Investing in innovative green infrastructure also helps create jobs and improve the...

17:05
The Commission d'accès à l'information du Québec and the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada announced today that they will be investigating following a privacy breach at Desjardins. The investigations will examine whether the organization...

15:23
From one poll to the next, the picture is clear: Canadians are worried about health care. And today's latest findings by Ipsos shed new light on what Canadians expect from our federal leaders to improve health care. So, we turn to you, Canada's...

13:30
When it comes to hospital funding, Doug Ford's Progressive Conservative (PC) government is "worse than Mike Harris" new data reports released in North Bay today by the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OHCU) show. For...

12:30
Canada's Premiers will meet July 9-11 at the Delta Bessborough Hotel in Saskatoon. "It is an honour to welcome my colleagues, Canada's Premiers, to the vibrant city of Saskatoon," said Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe, who assumes the chair of the...

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Today, Minister of Health Christine Elliott announced that the Ontario government will invest in improving access to midwifery care. The announcement includes additional funding to invest in the growth of midwifery.  With this funding, midwives will...


5 july 2019

12:52
Healthy wild fish stocks are vital to the economic prosperity and social fabric of British Columbia's coastal communities. Wild Pacific salmon, in particular, are intrinsically linked to the identity of British Columbians and are fundamental to the...

11:30
As incoming Chair of the Council of the Federation, Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe will host the 2019 Summer Meeting of Canada's Premiers from July 9 to 11 at the Delta Bessborough Hotel in Saskatoon. Media AccreditationMedia representatives who wish...

10:28
When it comes to hospital funding, Doug Ford's Progressive Conservative (PC) government is "worse than Mike Harris" new data reports released in Sault Ste. Marie today by the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OHCU) show....


4 july 2019

13:45
adMare BioInnovations held today the ground breaking ceremony marking the start of the construction of a major expansion to Montreal's NEOMED Innovation Centre, specializing in life sciences and health technology (LSHT). The event was attended...

12:40
As Taseko Mines once again attempts to force its way with an injunction to start drilling in T?ilhqot'in ancestral territory at Fish Lake (Teztan Biny) without the consent of the T?ilhqot'in Nation, a broad network of citizens, experts, and...

11:27
Canadians rely on public transit ? whether it's getting to work, picking the kids up from daycare, or taking advantage of everything our cities have to offer. Investing in public transit means growing the economy, fighting climate change, and making...


3 july 2019

17:36
OPSEU Local 455 members will be rallying with members from CUPE and the community to say "cuts aren't accomplishments." Ontario Treasury Board President Peter Bethlenfalvy and Bay of Quinte MPP Todd Smith will be in Trenton to speak to area...

17:18
The Cannabis Council of Canada ("C3") applauds the Government of Ontario for today's announcement of an expansion of adult use retail cannabis licenses. "Ontario has taken a significant step forward in creating a mature,...

11:45
Officials from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans and the Province of British Columbia as well as a representative from the Upper Fraser Fisheries Conservation Alliance will to provide further updates and answer questions regarding a significant...

11:00
The Hon. Victor Fedeli, Ontario Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, and Pierre Fitzgibbon, Québec Minister of the Economy and Innovation, joined Luc Fortin, President, Montréal Exchange, to open the market. Minister Fitzgibbon...

09:15
Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. That is why, in May 2018, the Government launched the National Housing Co-Investment Fund (NHCF), the largest program of its kind in Canadian history....

08:00
The Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada (DAAC) has launched a platform to make it easy for political advertisers to meet transparency requirements in the Canada Elections Act. "Having a common system for political...


2 july 2019

17:35
With the recent passing of His Honour the Honourable W.  Thomas Molloy, Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan, Canada has lost a respected negotiator, lawyer and author, as well as someone who dedicated his life to the service of other. He was widely...

17:08
CUPE 476, K-12 support workers at SD47 reached a tentative agreement on June 28 following eight sessions that began in May. CUPE 476 President Aileen O'Keefe said that bargaining was progressive and that their whole team...

15:43
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the death of Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan Tom Molloy: "Today, I join the people of Saskatchewan to mourn the passing of their Lieutenant Governor, His Honour the...

15:21
The Goodwood Conservation Association (GCA) announced today that the Township of Uxbridge has requested a 6 month delay in the Appeal Proceedings already underway with the Province's Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT).  On June 12, the Province...

09:00
Action on climate change is important to Canadians. The Government of Canada is tackling the challenges of a changing climate and acting to reduce its negative effects while seizing new opportunities through targeted investments. The Honourable...


30 june 2019

21:26
The Société des traversiers du Québec (STQ) is providing an update on the situation following the death on Friday of one of its employees and the hospitalization of two others. Employees' conditionThe two river crossing employees who had been...


28 june 2019

14:30
Officials from Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Province of British Columbia provide details regarding the significant rock slide that occurred upstream of a narrow portion of the Fraser River near Big Bar, BC creating a 5m waterfall. The...

13:30
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) Three winter activity clubs, an inn and an ancestral settlement will receive contributions totalling $953,783 from Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions. Rémi Massé, Member of Parliament...

11:45
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) Two Indigenous businesses ? Groupe UMEK and Phytimpact ? and Table bioalimentaire Côte?Nord will be able to complete their projects with the help of a total of $560,735 in repayable and...

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