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11 february 2020

13:00
Thanks to an investment from the Government of Canada, Calgary residents will soon have more affordable places to call home in Calgary.  The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, on behalf of the Honourable...

08:00
In 2019, Ontario set new records for the most organs donated and transplanted in a single year: there were 1,386 organ transplants and 684 deceased and living organ donors, a 13% increase over the previous year. Trillium Gift of Life Network achieved...


10 february 2020

20:14
The Real Estate Council of British Columbia has suspended the real estate licences of Stephen Lam, and brokerages Regent Park Pinnacle Realty of Vancouver and Coral Property Management of Richmond. Mr. Lam, Regent Park...

19:15
The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, will be in Toronto to meet with The Honourable Christine Elliott, Ontario Minister of Health, His Worship John Tory, Mayor of Toronto, and Dr. Eileen de Villa, Toronto Chief Public Health Officer....

17:13
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde issued the following statement today on the situation in Wet'suwet'en Nation territory and the arrests by the RCMP: "People should never be criminalized for standing up for their lands....

15:07
The quality of Canada's transportation infrastructure and the efficiency of the country's trade corridors are key to the success of Canadian companies in the global marketplace. The Government of Canada invests in infrastructure projects that create...

11:50
The Quebec Provincial Association of Teachers (QPAT) wishes to express, on behalf of the teachers it represents, its profound discontent and major concerns in regard to the content and process followed by the Legault Government in adopting Bill 40,...

06:00
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is demanding the immediate removal of LCBO vice-chair Quinto Annibale now that he's been linked to the anonymous and deep-pocketed advertising campaign attacking education workers for exercising their...


7 february 2020

13:30
In Canada, diversity is one of our country's greatest social and economic strengths, yet many Canadians experience racism and discrimination every day. Supporting organizations and programs that find ways to combat racism is incredibly important,...

11:32
Franco-Ontarian teachers who are members of the Association des enseignantes et des enseignants franco-ontariens (AEFO) will be launching the third phase of strike action. During phase 3, all 12,000 regular and occasional teachers will walk out one...


6 february 2020

11:00
A media availability session with Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe (Chair of the Council of the Federation), Québec Premier François Legault, Ontario Premier Doug Ford, New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs and Alberta Premier Jason Kenney will take place...

05:00
The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Labour, and the Honourable Trevor Holder, Minister of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour for New Brunswick, will co?chair a meeting of the federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible...


5 february 2020

20:42
At the Recognition Awards Gala for its Ambassadors Club, Palais des congrès de Montréal celebrated 17 luminaries for their active involvement in bringing 11 international conferences to Montréal. These signature events will generate an estimated $83...

12:18
The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Labour, and the Honourable Trevor Holder, Minister of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour for New Brunswick, will co?chair a meeting of the federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible...

11:18
The 2020 edition of Black History Month is an opportunity for Héma-Québec to underscore the vital support of blood donors from Black communities. These communities are especially affected by sickle cell anemia, a hereditary blood disease whose...


3 february 2020

10:30
The federal government's new price controls for patented medicines in Canada are already resulting in delayed product launches in Canada and in losses of jobs in the pharmaceutical industry, according to senior executives polled and interviewed for a...


31 january 2020

15:46
Whether it's a recent development inside or outside a provincial legislature, experts at national communications firm Enterprise are available to help viewers look inside the most recent developments in western Canada. Our team draws on extensive...

13:22
On January 30, 2020, Kevin Wolbaum, an inmate from Saskatchewan Penitentiary died while in our custody. At the time of his death, Mr. Wolbaum, 55 years old, had been serving a sentence of 3 years, 9 months and 19 days for Robbery and Disguise with...

13:10
The steering committee of APPELE-Québec ? the Alliance for the Promotion of Public English-language Education in Québec ? invites you to a press conference where a wide range of community leaders and organizations will reiterate its strong stand...


30 january 2020

18:04
The First Nations Climate Initiative (FNCI), started by the Lax Kw'alaams Band, Metlakatla First Nation, Nisga'a Nation and Haisla Nation, has released its vision and draft scenario for developing B.C. net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) liquified natural...

16:24
The governments of Alberta and Canada will provide new housing units and on-site social supports for people who are at-risk of homelessness in Lethbridge. The permanent supportive housing project will help people with...


29 january 2020

11:19
Provincial by-elections have been called for the electoral districts of Orléans and Ottawa?Vanier. Election day will be February 27, 2020. Canadian citizens who reside in Orléans or Ottawa?Vanier and are at least 18...

10:25
"Exceptional quality of life, breathtaking scenery, caring people, and endless job opportunities" are the realities of northern Quebec that have been highlighted through the major outreach campaign La Ruée vers le Nord 2019, spearheaded by regional...


28 january 2020

11:54
ENTER THE FASCINATING UNIVERSE OF FRIDA KAHLO AND DIEGO RIVERA, TWO KEY FIGURES OF MEXICAN ART RECOGNIZED THE WORLD OVER FOR THEIR PASSIONATE LOVE AFFAIR, COMMITMENT AND OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO MODERN ART. This major...

11:51
Marco Viviani, vice-president of the Communauto group and Kieran Ryan, general director and founder of Pogo Carshare, Communauto's service in Edmonton, will attend the Standing Policy Committee on Transportation and Transit of the City of Calgary on...

09:44
Following the adoption of Bill 34 in December 2019, a total amount of $535 million will be refunded to customers who were Hydro-Québec account holders in 2018 or 2019. This amount was accumulated in variance accounts required under the previous rate...


27 january 2020

14:35
As the Government of Canada continues to work closely with its international partners to ensure that the crash of Ukrainian International Airlines flight PS752 is thoroughly investigated, and that Canadians' questions are answered, our priority is to...

07:00
Leaders of various Indigenous organizations and representatives of the Government of Québec will participate in the second meeting of the dialogue table on the recommendations of the Report of the Public Inquiry Commission on relations between...


24 january 2020

16:49
The Commission issued an Order in the above named matter. A copy of the Order dated January 24, 2020 is available at www.osc.gov.on.ca. OFFICE OF THE SECRETARYGRACE KNAKOWSKISECRETARY TO THE COMMISSION SOURCE Ontario Securities Commission

16:32
In its response to British Columbia's proposed new vaping regulations, Imperial Tobacco Canada encourages the province to review the latest facts and evidence as it determines the best regulatory approach that will allow vapour products to reach...

11:03
Takeda Canada Inc. is pleased to announce that effective January 31, Ontario will publicly reimburse INTUNIV XR® (guanfacine hydrochloride extended-release tablets) for the treatment of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms in...

08:39
Leaders of various Indigenous organizations and representatives of the Government of Québec will participate in the second meeting of the dialogue table on the recommendations of the Report of the Public Inquiry Commission on relations between...


23 january 2020

17:21
The Ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs (MFFP) is pleased to share progress on the operations to detect and control chronic wasting disease (CWD) of cervids in the enhanced monitoring area (EMA). To date, no cases of CWD have been detected...

14:23
Unifor is disappointed but not surprised at Federated Co-operatives Limited's (FCL) refusal to accept the union's offer today to return to the bargaining table. "Co-op executives are now solely responsible for any escalation on the picket line as...

14:21
Canada's Premiers welcome the ratification of the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) by the United States (US) and Mexico. Premiers urge the Government of Canada and all federal parliamentarians to move quickly to ratify this agreement....

13:17
Ontario Community Support Association (OCSA) and the home and community care service providers we represent want to help the government rebalance the health care system so that Ontarians can receive care in the right place. Close to 5,300 patients...

12:17
The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) today published an update on its plan to proceed with the Trading Fee Rebate Pilot Study (the Pilot Study), which would analyze the effects of the prohibition of marketplace trading fee rebate payments on...

09:30
During the Canadian Federation of Independent Business's Red Tape Awareness Week, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) applauds the Government of Alberta on prioritizing red tape reduction. Thanks to their commitment, drivers in Alberta can now have a...


22 january 2020

23:57
Today, federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) ministers responsible for justice and public safety concluded a one-day meeting to discuss key priorities of Canadians. With several new federal and provincial government mandates, this meeting was an...

14:22
During National Non-Smoking Week, the Vaping Industry Trade Association calls upon all levels of government to formally acknowledge the thousands of Canadian vapers who quit smoking by vaping and to carefully consider how proposed policies negatively...

12:36
The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages, the Honourable Ross Romano, Ontario Minister of Colleges and Universities, and the Honourable Caroline Mulroney, Ontario Minister of Francophone Affairs, signed a...


20 january 2020

17:40
The Chiefs of the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) met today in Montreal to consider all the means at their disposal to exercise their jurisdiction over their children and families. First Nations assert their authority in all matters...

15:46
Note: All times local   Winnipeg, Manitoba 9:00 a.m. The Prime Minister will meet with the Premier of Manitoba, the Honourable Brian Pallister. East Ballroom Fairmont Winnipeg Hotel 2 Lombard Place Notes for media: Photo opportunity at the beginning...

15:31
Imperial Tobacco Canada is kicking-off National Non-Smoking Week with a call to provincial and federal governments to regulate vapour products based on facts, not fear. This call for science and evidence-based regulation comes following months of...

07:00
Note: All times local   Winnipeg, Manitoba 9:00 a.m. The Prime Minister will meet with the Premier of Manitoba, the Honourable Brian Pallister. East Ballroom Fairmont Winnipeg Hotel 2 Lombard Place Notes for media: Photo opportunity at the beginning...

07:00
Note: All times local   Winnipeg, Manitoba 9:00 a.m. The Deputy Prime Minister will join the Prime Minister's meeting with Premier of Manitoba, the Honourable Brian Pallister. East Ballroom Fairmont Winnipeg Hotel 2 Lombard Place Notes for media:...


19 january 2020

18:10
Note: All times local   Winnipeg, Manitoba 9:00 a.m. The Deputy Prime Minister will join the Prime Minister's meeting with Premier of Manitoba, the Honourable Brian Pallister. East Ballroom Fairmont Winnipeg Hotel 2 Lombard Place Notes for media:...

17:43
Note: All times local   Winnipeg, Manitoba 9:00 a.m. The Prime Minister will meet with the Premier of Manitoba, the Honourable Brian Pallister. East Ballroom Fairmont Winnipeg Hotel 2 Lombard Place Notes for media: Photo opportunity at the beginning...


18 january 2020

06:00
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says his union won't let Doug Ford use the botched roll-out of a new warehousing system by LCBO executives as a way to justify his irresponsible plan to let private companies siphon even more profits out of our...


17 january 2020

11:15
More families, individuals and seniors will now have a place to call home as the governments of Canada and Ontario invest over $9.6 million to create 71 affordable housing units in Owen Sound. Adam Vaughan, Parliamentary...