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19 june 2019

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From June 20 to September 15, Musée de la civilisation is presenting an exhibition devoted entirely to the creative work and inspiration of the great Québec fashion designer, Jean-Claude Poitras. Jointly produced by Musée de la civilisation and the...

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From June 20 until September 15, Musée de la civilisation presents Soft Shells. Photographs by Libby Oliver, an exhibition dedicated to an ongoing photo series by Canadian visual artist Libby Oliver. In Soft Shells, the Victoria, British Columbia...

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The Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (MNBAQ), in collaboration with RBC, its financial partner, is proud to present Raccord, the exhibition of artist Numa Amun, recipient of the third MNBAQ Contemporary Art Award. From June 20, 2019 to...

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Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) Isabelle Charest, Minister for Education, Minister Responsible for the Status of Women and Member of the National Assembly for Brome-Missisquoi, and the Honourable Denis Paradis, Member of...

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The Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal is pleased to invite the media to the press conference inaugurating the museum's summer exhibitions: Rebecca Belmore: Facing the Monumental, Nadia Myre, Chloë Lum & Yannick Desranleau, Ragnar Kjartansson. As...

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Media representatives are invited to the launch of the program of the KWE! Meet with Indigenous Peoples event. This third edition will take place from August 30th to September 2nd at the place de l'Assemblée-Nationale in Quebec City.  Will be there...


18 june 2019

16:37
With the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) set to implement the largest cuts since the Harris era to its budget, education workers are urging trustees to follow the example of their predecessors and to refuse to pass a budget that make students,...

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Société des traversiers du Québec (STQ) is pleased to announce that the pilot project to improve the service at Entry Island?Cap-aux-Meules ferry crossing that began last fall will resume from June 21 to September 1, which will result in the addition...

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The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, and Mr. Jonatan Julien, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and Minister Responsible for the Côte-Nord Region, will make a funding announcement at the port of Sept?Îles to improve trade and...

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Media representatives are invited to the launch of the program of the KWE! Meet with Indigenous Peoples event. This third edition will take place from August 30th to September 2nd at the place de l'Assemblée-Nationale in Quebec City.  Will be there...


17 june 2019

15:12
Tourism is thriving in Canada, bringing in record numbers of international visitors in 2017 and 2018, and the federal, provincial and territorial governments are collaborating on shared opportunities to unlock the visitor economy. This will help...

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Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) Deliwok is a highly innovative agri-food sector business. To help it maintain its momentum, the business has been awarded a $1.15 million repayable contribution from Canada Economic Development for...

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The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit's decision to no longer fill vacant staff positions has resulted in cancelled services, and workload challenges for nurses. "The Ford government's announced intent to cut public health...


16 june 2019

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The Quebec Community Groups Network concluded its two-day Annual General Meeting Saturday united and ready to contend with an unfriendly Coalition Avenir Québec government jeopardizing the fundamental rights of our minority community. "The...

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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...


14 june 2019

15:30
Now more than ever communities need help adapting to frequent and intensifying weather events caused by climate change. Reducing the impact of natural disasters is critical to keeping Canadian families safe, protecting local businesses and supporting...

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Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event with the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for Gaspésie?Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, on behalf of the Honourable...


13 june 2019

16:47
Former BC Regional Chief Shane Gottfriedson will participate in a panel discussion on Leveraging Ownership on Friday as part of the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade's ninth annual Indigenous Opportunities Forum....

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Mutual respect at the bargaining table and a marathon session lasting until 3 am culminated in a tentative agreement for CUPE 2450 K-12 support workers on June 6. CUPE Local 2450 and School District 10 began bargaining in May....

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Minister Sylvie D'Amours, on behalf of the Government of Quebec, tabled a motion confirming the province's response to the report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. The commissioners of the National Inquiry...

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The leaders of one of the largest public sector unions in the province are expressing amused disbelief at the attempts by Sault Ste. Marie MPP Ross Romano to stifle protest at his constituency office. "We didn't need more proof that this government...

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The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) today released two publications: the CSA Business Plan 2016-2019 Achievement Highlights and the CSA Business Plan 2019-2022. Both documents demonstrate the CSA's commitment to investor protection,...

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Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event with the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for Gaspésie?Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, on behalf of the Honourable...

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In an investigation report released today, the Québec Ombudsman concludes that the Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation (MAPAQ) committed serious violations in the way it handled a whistleblower's disclosure of wrongdoing....


12 june 2019

12:12
In its first fiscal year, which began when the sale of recreational cannabis became legal on October 17, 2018, and ended on March 30, 2019, the Société québécoise du cannabis (SQDC) had sales totalling $71 million or 9.9 metric tons of cannabis....

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Hydro-Québec welcomes Bill 34, which will guarantee low electricity rates and simplify the rate-setting process. The proposed legislation provides for the following changes: In 2020: Rate freeze that will generate savings of nearly $1 billion for...

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CargoM, the Montreal Metropolitan Logistics and Transportation Cluster, yesterday presented its 2018-2019 report to more than 100 people yesterday at its annual general meeting of members. Again this year, many initiatives were set in motion to...

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The presidents of the Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) and SEIU Healthcare will call on the Ford government to stop the attack on the fundamental human rights of those working in the female-dominated health-care profession in our nursing homes....

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The CRTC announced today that Northwestel has agreed to spend $5 million in new and unplanned investments to upgrade its network infrastructure further to a contravention of the Telecommunications Act. Over a period of seven years, Northwestel failed...

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Ombudsperson Marie Rinfret will release the findings of an investigation report concerning MAPAQ's handling of a disclosure, entitled Application of the Act to facilitate the disclosure of wrongdoings relating to public bodies: Major violations by...

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Hundreds of Extendicare workers from ten nursing homes across Ontario voted 96 per cent in favour of strike action after they were asked: "If it were legal for you to strike, would you be prepared to do so for a fair contract?" "This vote symbolizes...


11 june 2019

10:00
The federal and provincial governments will be making an announcement related to the Canada-MB Agreement under the National Housing Strategy. Media are invited to join Adam Vaughan, Parliamentary Secretary to the...


10 june 2019

22:18
The federal and provincial governments will be making an announcement related to the Canada-MB Agreement under the National Housing Strategy. Media are invited to join Adam Vaughan, Parliamentary Secretary to the...

15:22
COPE Ontario wholly endorses the Association for Sustainable Legal Aid's demands that Attorney General Caroline Mulroney meet with it's member organizations, including the Association of Community Legal Clinics of Ontario, before the legislature...

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Members of the media are invited to attend an infrastructure event with the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Marc Garneau, Canada's Minister of Transport; Christian Dubé, Minister...


7 june 2019

16:17
As we mark the one year anniversary of Ford's election as premier, it's a good time to reflect on a year full of Ford fumbles; to think about where we've been and what we're fighting for, together. We're facing the most corrupt, tone deaf and...

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Today the Nine Tribes of the Coast Tsimshian hosted an information blockade in their traditional territory along Highway 16 to tell the public why the B.C. Government should meet with them and work collaboratively on a shared solution regarding the...

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The Government of Canada, the Government of Saskatchewan and Habitat for Humanity Prince Albert have partnered to help a Prince Albert family realize their dream of homeownership. The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister...

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Members of the media are invited to attend an infrastructure event with the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Marc Garneau, Canada's Minister of Transport; Christian Dubé, Minister...

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In conjunction with the revival of The Gleaner, a local English-language newspaper, the Québec government has expressed its concern about the difficulties that local English-language newspapers and the print media overall are facing. Last December,...

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The Honourable Joe Hargrave, Minister of Crown Investments Corporation and Member of the Legislative Assembly for Prince Albert Carlton, on behalf of the Honourable Paul Merriman, Minister of Social Services and Minister Responsible for Saskatchewan...

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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

17:56
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says Doug Ford is in for yet another expensive court battle he's bound to lose if he tries to break LCBO workers' collective agreement and double the number of privatized "agency stores" across the province....

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Earlier today, the Ontario Legislature passed Bill 115, which provides the Government with the ability to break out of the sweetheart deal enjoyed by the foreign brewers that own The Beer Store. This is an important step...

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The following is a statement from Charlie Angelakos, Chair of the Board of the Beer Store: The Government of Ontario today passed legislation to terminate the Master Framework Agreement and attempt to absolve the...

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The Honourable Joe Hargrave, Minister of Crown Investments Corporation and Member of the Legislative Assembly for Prince Albert Carlton, on behalf of the Honourable Paul Merriman, Minister of Social Services and Minister Responsible for Saskatchewan...

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NDP Health Critic France Gelinas will present nearly 3000 signed Unifor Care Takes Time petitions to the Ontario legislature. The petition is calling on the provincial government to legislate a minimum four hours standard of care in long-term care...


5 june 2019

19:57
In face of attack on workers' rights, Unifor vows to mobilize and grow resistance to Conservative cuts. "The largest threat to the future of Ontario's public services is Ford's Conservative Government, not workers advocating for better and safer...

19:21
Dr. Serge Langlois, President of the Association des chirurgiens dentistes du Québec (ACDQ), has reservations about the bill introduced today, entitled An Act to amend the Professional Code and other provisions in particular in the oral health and...

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Today, Seaspan Shipyards (Seaspan) hosted an event celebrating the launch of the second Offshore Fisheries Science Vessel (OFSV). In addition to dignitaries from the Government of Canada, the Canadian Coast Guard (Coast Guard), the Government of...

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