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15 april 2019

13:30
Canada's Infrastructure and Communities Minister François-Philippe Champagne will visit Quebec's Beauce region to meet with local leaders to discuss their infrastructure priorities. Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2019 12:30 p.m. ? 1:30 p.m.Minister...

11:44
iDEA Growth, a trade association advocating for regulated online gaming, praised the release of Ontario's 2019 budget, which included two key sections relevant to enhancing the online gaming sector. "Ontario's plans to establish a competitive market...

11:15
Outstanding creativity and innovation were in the spotlight today as the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, announced the first projects to receive funding from the new Creative Export Canada program. The...

10:00
On Tuesday 16th April 2019, the Montreal's Harm Reduction Coalition and CAPUD invite you to the National day of action on the overdose crisis. Let's all gather at 2 pm in Canada place. 2 pm ? Canada place : Start of the funeral procession 4 pm ?...

08:30
The provincial government of Newfoundland and Labrador has selected Newfoundland and Labrador Healthcare Partners (NL Healthcare Partners) to design, build, finance and maintain the Gander and Grand Falls-Windsor Care Homes project in a...

08:00
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) Richard Hébert, Member of Parliament for Lac-Saint-Jean and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, will announce funding for three...


14 april 2019

16:09
The Premier of Québec, François Legault, and the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, Jonatan Julien, in the presence of two former Québec premiers, Lucien Bouchard and Jean Charest, today marked the 75th anniversary of Hydro-Québec's creation....


13 april 2019

22:59
On April 13, 2019, Michael Monney an inmate from Stony Mountain Institution died while in our custody. At the time of his death, Mr. Monney, 27 years old, had been serving a Life sentence for Second Degree Murder, Aggravated Assault, Use Imitation...


12 april 2019

17:37
Due to the navigational conditions prevailing in the St. Lawrence Estuary, Société des traversiers du Québec (STQ) would like to inform the residents of the Lower-North-Shore and Anticosti Island that the air and road winter disenclavement service...

17:10
A thriving economy needs strategic investments in modern transportation and green infrastructure to improve the lives of citizens while limiting impacts on the local environment. Investing in modern transportation infrastructure also helps create...

16:00
The Ontario Community Support Association (OCSA), applauds the government's decision to invest $267 million in the expansion of home and community care. Today, the government took an important step in the right direction to improve client/patient...

15:46
This winter, Québec has experienced periods of heavy precipitation, resulting in in a large number of claims, many of them related to collapsed roofs and water infiltration. The individuals normally authorized to act as claims adjusters are already...

15:10
Ontario charities and non-profit organizations are saying a great big thank you to Doug Ford's government for eliminating the unfair 3rd Party Break Open Ticket (BOT) Administration Fee. The announcement was made by Finance Minister Vic Fedeli in the...

14:47
Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW) is pleased to see a continued commitment by the Government of Ontario to make significant investments in mental health and addictions services in yesterday's budget. OASW specifically welcomes an...

14:43
Despite a series of diversionary gimmicks and the standard 'for the people' rhetoric, the Doug Ford Tories have deepened their attacks with this Budget. Public services and the workers who deliver them will be targeted, hospital funding will increase...

14:00
Workers from Alberta's energy sector are calling on oil sands company executives to speak out about the threat Jason Kenney's policies represent to the future of the oil sands. "The CEOS and executives at Alberta's biggest oil sands companies know...

13:00
David Graham, Member of Parliament for Laurentides?Labelle, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, and the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Canada's Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will...

12:56
Home Care Ontario, the voice of home care in OntarioTM, applauds the Ontario government for its focus on home care in the 2019 Budget. The budget included $267 million in new funding for home and community care to help end hallway health care. "These...

11:04
Me Yvan Niquette, Chairman of the Commission des services juridiques du Québec, is pleased to announce the opening of the nomination period for the 2019 Robert-Sauvé Award. "I invite all individuals and organizations to highlight the ongoing...

06:00
The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, will talk about tourism as a key driver of Canada's economy at the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce. She will also discuss Canada's upcoming federal tourism...


11 april 2019

23:43
Today's Ontario budget will do serious damage to the public services Ontarians depend on, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) says. "Cuts like these don't make Ontario 'a place to grow,' they make it a place where people have to just...

23:04
While today's provincial budget echoes many initiatives in education announced in recent weeks, the Ontario Catholic School Trustees' Association is concerned that education funding after next year will effectively not increase creating considerable...

21:54
The Canadian Marketing Association (CMA) today welcomed the Ontario government's commitment to create a transparent, user-friendly data policy that will drive innovation and ensure public trust by protecting the privacy of citizens and businesses....

21:35
The Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA) applauds the provincial government on its commitment in today's budget to allow pharmacists to assess and treat patients for common ailments ? measures that will help to ease wait times in physician offices...

20:27
Empty promises and meaningless phrases in the Ford government's budget announcement mask the true harm that will be done to Ontario's students and system of public education, said the leader of the council that represents 55,000 education workers in...

19:49
The Ontario Government's multi-year plan to fix auto insurance is a win for consumers. These changes will give consumers greater choice in their coverage and better control over the price they pay for auto insurance. A...

19:30
The Residential Construction Council of Ontario (RESCON) commends the government on its first provincial budget, "Protecting What Matters Most," and its strong focus on removing barriers to housing supply and prioritization of the skilled trades...

19:15
The Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario (RCCAO) welcomes the provincial government's commitment to infrastructure and transportation projects.  "Protecting What Matters Most" contains a total infrastructure investment of $14.7...

19:08
In its 2019 Budget, released on April 11, 2019, the Ontario government announced it will update the target benefit plan framework to include multi-employer pension plans with participating employers outside of the collective bargaining environment....

19:06
Today, the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) welcomed the investments in health care in the 2019-20 Ontario Budget following a winter during which hospitals continued to serve as the health system safety net by providing care for a record high...

19:04
The Law Society of Ontario is gravely concerned over the Ontario Government's plans to cut funding to Legal Aid Ontario by over 30 per cent, as outlined today in the provincial budget. "The reductions will have a...

18:57
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says the Ford government's rookie budget is a "betrayal" that will leave most Ontarians worse off while rewarding a small group of the Premier's cronies and financial backers. "Vic Fedeli said this would be a...

18:55
The Conference Board of Canada's Director Matthew Stewart offers the following insights on the Ontario 2019 Budget: "Overall, Ontario's budget is about spending control. The spending targets will be difficult to achieve but if successful, the new...

18:22
The Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers' Association (CVMA) issued the following statement regarding the 2019 Ontario Budget: The Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers' Association welcomes the 2019 Budget provisions to continue focus on the "open for business"...

18:20
Healthcare is not a real priority in the 2019 Ontario budget. The challenges our system face will only grow as the demand for services far outstrips expenditures in this budget. This budget confirms the coming years will be harder for frontline...

18:19
With the release of Premier Doug Ford's first provincial budget, Ontario nurses are questioning how the government intends to build more capacity in the health-care system to bring down lengthy patient wait lists and to deliver on its promise to end...

18:06
The investments in health care outlined in Thursday's provincial budget provide a compass for RNs, NPs and other key health providers to help the government steer the necessary system changes to benefit Ontarians, say members of the Registered...

17:58
FP Canada welcomes the Ontario's government's commitment to introduce legislation to protect titles for financial planners and financial advisors in Ontario, as outlined in today's 2019 provincial Budget. This represents a significant step towards...

17:43
Advocis applauds the Government of Ontario for taking long overdue action to protect titles for financial advisors and financial planners through proposed legislation that would require that individuals using those titles have an appropriate...

17:42
The Canadian Payroll Association commends the Ontario Government for its commitment to working with the Canadian Payroll Association, as identified in today's provincial Budget, and other employer groups to reduce red tape for Ontario businesses and...

17:38
"Protecting What Matters Most," the provincial government's 2019 budget, includes welcome investments in front-line community care.  In total, $267 million in new funding was announced, including $124 million to expand home and community care, $20...

17:33
Ford's first budget threatens future growth and prosperity with dramatic tightening of public service spending and lack of leadership on manufacturing.  Conservatives have failed to reflect the priorities of working families in Ontario," said Naureen...

17:28
The Doug Ford Conservatives have truly revealed the hollowness of their 'for the people' slogan today with a budget that makes life harder for people by cutting jobs and public services, and threatening to reduce the already declining real incomes of...

17:25
The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) welcomes today's announcement by the Ontario government to establish a regulatory system for online gambling in Ontario to give consumers access to "safe and legal gambling options". Ontarians are spending in...

17:13
The Ontario Sewer and Watermain Construction Association (OSWCA) is encouraged that the updating and expanding of municipal infrastructure to improve the delivery of core government services remains a key priority for the Ford Government. The...

17:05
The 2019 Ontario Budget commitment to create a one-window digital portal for apprentices will produce a more highly qualified workforce, Ontario's colleges said today. "The one-window application process will ensure more people enrol in...

17:01
Today, Gary Grant, the National Spokesperson for the National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT) partook in the Ontario Budget 2019 Lock-up. The budget, tabled by the Ontario Minister of Finance Vic Fedeli, lacked the necessary funding to...

16:45
The governments of Canada and Saskatchewan are collaborating with Habitat for Humanity in Moose Jaw to help support another Saskatchewan family in need of a safe and affordable place to call home. The Honourable Ralph...

11:00
Greg Lawrence, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Moose Jaw Wakamow, on behalf of the Honourable Paul Merriman, Minister of Social Services and Minister Responsible for Saskatchewan Housing Corporation (SHC), His Worship Fraser Tolmie, Mayor of...

10:37
Naureen Rizvi, Unifor Ontario Regional Director, will be available to comment on the 2019 Ontario Budget following its release. Rizvi will attend the budget speech and media scrum at the Ontario Legislative Building on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at...

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