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16 january 2020

16:02
The federal and provincial governments will be making an announcement related to affordable housing in Owen Sound. Media are invited to join Adam Vaughan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Families, Children and...

15:34
By Order in Council of the Government of Quebec bearing number 1288-2019, the following constitutional question is submitted to the Court of Appeal for hearing and consideration: 1.  Is the Act Respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children,...

15:18
The Cree Nation of Eeyou Istchee welcomes the Quebec Court of Appeal's unanimous decision to dismiss Strateco Resources' appeal, in which it claimed $200M in damages as a result of Quebec's refusal to authorize the company's Matoush Project, an...

15:12
It's pathetic that the Ford government is resorting to bribery to try to get support from parents in its botched handling of contract talks with teachers, said OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas. Education Minister Stephen Lecce's announcement...

14:30
Thanks to investments made by the Government of Canada and the City of Toronto, Toronto residents will soon benefit from a significant increase in the supply of rental housing in their city and have access to more safe, affordable places to call...

13:43
The Standing Committee on Social Policy will meet to consider Bill 141, An Act respecting registration of and access to defibrillators. The Committee intends to hold public hearings in Sudbury on Wednesday, January 29, and in Ottawa on Thursday,...

11:00
The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) today published Staff Notice 21-327 Guidance on the Application of Securities Legislation to Entities Facilitating the Trading of Crypto Assets, to help these entities to determine situations where...


15 january 2020

17:54
"It's pathetic that the Ford government is resorting to bribery to try to get support from parents in its botched handling of contract talks with teachers," said OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas. "Education Minister Stephen Lecce's announcement...

14:41
In winter and spring 2020, the Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal (MAC) has proudly chosen to put the spotlight on its collection and the diversity of works it contains in exhibitions presenting major pieces that have never been shown to the public...

12:00
The Government of the Northwest Territories, in partnership with Bell Let's Talk and Northwestel, today announced a $500,000 collaboration which will support the Strongest Families Institute to provide mental health services for children, youth,...

03:53
The Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan are working together to deliver more affordable housing solutions for households in greatest need, with a combined investment of more than $1.8 million for six housing projects in six Saskatchewan...


14 january 2020

16:28
A statement from OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas on the Toronto South Detention Centre: The latest condemnation of the state of Ontario's jails should prompt Premier Ford and his government to take action immediately to tackle the Crisis in...

13:39
The rapid growth of autonomous transportation, industrial robotics and medical imaging is largely due to the ability of algorithms to interpret images. And although spectacular advances have been made in the fields of artificial vision and machine...

12:10
A thriving economy needs strategic investments in green infrastructure 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 quality of...

10:00
Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, will announce support for taking climate action and raising public awareness in British Columbia.   Event: Announcement and...

08:00
Scale AI, a driving force in projects for the application of artificial intelligence at Canadian-based companies, is announcing $27 million in investments to support 10 projects ($22.6 million from the Government of Canada and $4.2 million from the...

07:06
The Palais des congrès de Montréal will be hosting the Montreal International Auto Show January 17 to 26, 2020. The popular consumer show is expected to draw around 200,000 visitors. The Auto Show and carmakers will be present on social media, thanks...

06:00
The First Nations Education Council (FNEC) is paying particular attention to the Ministry of Education's plan, announced last Friday, to revamp the ethics and religious culture course. The FNEC sees this as a golden opportunity for Quebec to walk the...

05:55
Samantha Piercey died alone in her cell on May 26, 2018 while held in remand at the Newfoundland and Labrador Correctional Centre for Women in Clarenville. She was 28 years old at the time of her death and left behind two children. Samantha's mother...


10 january 2020

14:24
A special weather statement has been issued for Alectra Utilities' service territory due to forecasted freezing rain accumulation of up to 15mm and wind gusts that could reach 90 km/h over the weekend. The potentially...


9 january 2020

13:40
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the media availability with the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, Catherine McKenna, at the Samuel De Champlain Bridge has been cancelled. Twitter: @INFC_eng  Website: Infrastructure Canada SOURCE...

12:16
The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) today published CSA Consultation Paper 51-405 Consideration of an Access Equals Delivery Model for Non-Investment Fund Reporting Issuers (the consultation paper), which solicits views on the...

10:24
The Standing Committee on General Government will meet to consider Bill 145, An Act to amend the Real Estate and Business Brokers Act, 2002. The Committee intends to hold public hearings in Toronto on February 3 and 4, 2020. Interested people who...

09:00
The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) is calling on the Attorney-General's office and the Ministry of Labour to act immediately and hold Southlake Regional Health Centre accountable for its failures to keep its workers safe....


8 january 2020

14:00
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is pleased to announce that the University of Saskatchewan's Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization-International Vaccine Centre (VIDO-InterVac) will work with African swine fever (ASF), further...


7 january 2020

12:01
Note: All times local   Calgary, Alberta 12:00 p.m. The Deputy Prime Minister will meet with the Premier of Alberta, Jason Kenney. McDougall Centre Room Lougheed 1 455 6 Street SW    Notes for media: Photo opportunity at the beginning of the...

07:00
Note: All times local   Calgary, Alberta 12:00 p.m. The Deputy Prime Minister will meet with the Premier of Alberta, Jason Kenney. McDougall Centre Room Lougheed 1 455 6 Street SW                   Notes for media: Photo opportunity at the...


6 january 2020

18:03
Note: All times local   Calgary, Alberta 12:00 p.m. The Deputy Prime Minister will meet with the Premier of Alberta, Jason Kenney. McDougall Centre Room Lougheed 1 455 6 Street SW                   Notes for media: Photo opportunity at the...

08:24
Following the filing of Reg. 398/19: AUTOMATED SPEED ENFORCEMENT under the Safer School Zones Act by the Ontario Ministry of Transportation in November 2019, the Ontario Traffic Council today announced its support for and endorsement of the program...


2 january 2020

09:00
The Canadian Snowbird Association (CSA), a non-profit organization dedicated to defending the rights and privileges of Canadian travellers, has filed a legal challenge against the Ontario Government's cuts to out-of-country emergency insurance...

08:07
CAA South Central Ontario (CAA SCO) is reminding travellers that changes to out-of-country medical coverage in Ontario are now in effect, prompting the need to review travel insurance coverage. "We are working to educate...


31 december 2019

14:32
On December 31, 2019, under the authority of the Real Estate Business Brokers Act, 2002 (REBBA) and in order to protect the public interest, the Registrar of the Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO) issued an order to immediately suspend the...


30 december 2019

08:00
Morneau Shepell has released the December 2019 issue of its monthly newsletter, News & Views, in which the company looks at the following topics:  Ontario introduces deemed consent for electronic pension communications ? Bill 132, which was passed...


23 december 2019

10:00
As this decade comes to an end, it's important to look at where we've been over the past ten years and where we're headed next. The past few years have shown that our health care system needs attention and is a source of worry for many Canadians....


20 december 2019

16:11
A strong and independent media is essential to a well-functioning democracy. In today's changing media landscape, Canadian news outlets need support as they evolve to meet the demands of a globalized, digital marketplace. In Budget 2019, the...

15:00
The Ministère de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MELCC) and the California Air Ressources Board (CARB) announce that the next joint carbon market auction will be held on February 19, 2020. The publication of the...

14:08
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the Government of Quebec's decision to request that the Quebec Court of Appeal rule on the constitutionality of Bill C-92, the Indigenous child welfare act, is a setback that will...

13:59
The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) welcomes the Government of New Brunswick's passage of legislation that strengthens investor protection, and safeguards seniors and vulnerable retail investors. With Bill 9 receiving...

13:30
Regular and occasional teachers from the Association des enseignantes et des enseignants franco-ontariens (AEFO) voted in favour of a strike mandate, with some 97% of them in favour of strike action. AEFO called on its members to vote after several...

12:11
As of January 1, 2020, the annual and other fees payable under the laws administered by the Autorité des marchés financiers (the "AMF") will be adjusted. The adjusted fees are set out in two notices published in Part 1 of the Gazette officielle du...


19 december 2019

17:43
To the detriment of First Nations children, François Legault's government prefers to raise a jurisdictional war rather than support First Nations governments that want to put an end to a child protection system, deficient for decades. In the name of...

16:01
Bausch + Lomb, a leading global eye health business of Bausch Health Companies Inc. , today announced that VYZULTA® (latanoprostene bunod ophthalmic solution, 0.024%), which is indicated  for the reduction of intraocular pressure (IOP) in patients...

15:15
Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. That is why, in 2017 the Federal Government launched the National Housing Strategy (NHS) and in 2018 the Province of Ontario signed the bilateral agreement on housing....

15:06
Canada's largest union, the Canadian Union of Public Employees, is appalled by New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs's disdain for nursing home workers and their Charter rights. On Wednesday, Higgs's Conservative government passed Bill 17, which added...

14:30
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) announced today, December 19, 2019, that tax evasion and fraud charges were laid as a result of a joint criminal investigation with the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) into the illegal activities of an organized crime...

09:55
The Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) today released a report, Ontario Hospitals: Leaders in Efficiency, which shows that while Ontario hospitals are leading the country in lean operational performance, the sector is now under significant strain,...

09:30
Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. That is why, in 2017 the Federal Government launched the National Housing Strategy (NHS) and in 2018 the Province of Ontario signed the bilateral agreement on housing. Today, the...


18 december 2019

17:56
Today, the Alberta government announced the creation of an advisory committee that will review options to fix the auto insurance system. The advisory committee will report back to the government in the spring 2020. "IBC...


17 december 2019

18:40
Federal, provincial, and territorial (FPT) Ministers of Agriculture met face-to-face for the second time this year to initiate action on a number of key proposals to improve support to Canadian producers. This meeting follows what has been a...

12:54
The second federal, provincial and territorial Ministers of Agriculture meeting this year will conclude with remarks by the co-chairs, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and Ernie Hardeman, Ontario...