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News by subject: CPG

21 march 2019

17:18
Budget 2019?2020 reaffirms the government's commitment to put money back in the pockets of Quebecers. Taking into account the measures announced in the fall 2018 update, more than $5.2 billion will be returned to Quebecers within five years. The new...

15:35
Bruce Power supports this afternoon's announcement by the Hon. Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy and Northern Development and Mines, to modernize the electricity system in a way that focuses on key economic drivers, long-term stability, transparency...

15:02
The Electricity Distributors Association (EDA) expressed disappointment today regarding the Government of Ontario's decision to cut conservation programs and to pull program delivery away from local electricity distribution companies (LDCs) in favour...

14:05
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says Minister of Children, Community and Social Services Lisa MacLeod's attempts to undo the harm she is causing the families of children with autism is only delaying the inevitable. Thomas called Thursday's...

12:56
Fertilizer Canada is concerned about the lack of consultation from the Saskatchewan government in altering the current potash taxation regime. These changes will have significant impacts on the business operations of our members and creates...

08:30
The Migrant Rights Network, a new cross-Canada alliance to demand pro-migrant, anti-racist laws and policies, including permanent residence status for all, is launching today, the International Day for the Elimination of Racism (March 21)....


20 march 2019

09:00
United Steelworkers (USW) Canadian Director Ken Neumann and USW Quebec Director Alain Croteau will be in the Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean region, the country's aluminum-producing heartland, on Friday to meet with workers and call for political support of the...


19 march 2019

14:28
In the wake of allegations that Doug Ford and his senior advisors are profiting from potentially "illegal" lobbying, OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is calling on Conservative MPPs to take a principled stand on behalf of their constituents. "I...

14:27
Rank-and-file Unifor activists will begin a campaign to mobilize fellow members to vote on election day and get involved in local campaigns that reflect their values. "This election presents a clear choice for Albertans. Rachel Notley is leading...

13:15
The Council of Ontario Universities will be holding a conference call for media with Dr. Sandy Welsh, who leads the Ontario Universities' Reference Group on Sexual Violence, to discuss the release of the results of the Ontario government's Student...

08:00
The Québec City Convention Centre, in collaboration with the City of Québec, is pleased to announce that the second World Congress on Mid- and High-rise Wood Buildings will be held in Québec City in the fall of 2019. From September 30 to October 4,...

08:00
The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) is available to comment on Tuesday's federal budget announcement. CFIB has asked the government to take actions on several issues of importance to small business owners: Stop the Canada Pension...


18 march 2019

16:40
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is calling on the Ontario Provincial Police to investigate allegations by former Conservative MPP Randy Hillier that the Premier's Office is engaged in "illegal/unlawful actions." "Looks like Ford's botched...

14:00
The gouvernement du Québec announces the list of all airport projects of the ministère des Transports in Nunavik for 2019?2021. The MNA for Ungava, Denis Lamothe, on behalf of the Minister of Transport and Minister responsible for the Estrie region,...

14:00
The governments of Canada and Quebec recognize the importance of having good recreational infrastructure that encourages people to adopt healthy lifestyles and helps make communities vibrant inclusive places to live. The Honorable François-Philippe...

12:19
The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) is available to comment on Tuesday's federal budget announcement. CFIB has asked the government to take actions on several issues of importance to small business owners: Stop the Canada Pension...

10:32
The Société des établissements de plein air du Québec (Sépaq), Parks Canada, Canadian Parks Council and the Canadian Parks and Recreation Association (CPRA) proudly announce the second Canadian Parks Conference, October 7-10, 2019 at the Quebec City...

10:11
Pollard Banknote Limited  ("Pollard Banknote") is pleased to announce a significant ten-year extension to its instant ticket games and related services contract with the British Columbia Lottery Corporation ("BCLC"). Under this agreement, which...

08:30
The Cement Association of Canada (CAC) expresses surprise at the announcement by the BC government that they would bypass the ongoing 2020 National Building Code of Canada ("NBCC") processes and allow municipalities to...

07:00
The MNA of Ungava, Denis Lamothe, on behalf of the Minister of Transport and Minister Responsible for the Estrie Region, François Bonnardel, invites media representatives to the announcement of the 2019-2021 investments in Nunavik airports. Here is...


15 march 2019

17:45
As the Irish Canadian community prepares to celebrate St. Patrick's Day this weekend amidst the chaos of Brexit, prominent Canadians have announced their support for referenda on Irish reunification. The announcement states: A St. Patrick's Day Call...

16:00
The Ministère de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MELCC) and the California Air Ressources Board (CARB) announced that the next joint carbon market auction will be held on May 14, 2019. The publication of the...

12:21
Wild Pacific salmon is integral to the economic and social fabric of coastal communities, and is fundamental to Indigenous communities across British Columbia. The need to act now to protect habitat and restore our wild fish stocks is clear and...

12:13
The MNA of Ungava, Denis Lamothe, on behalf of the Minister of Transport and Minister Responsible for the Estrie Region, François Bonnardel, invites media representatives to the announcement of the 2019-2021 investments in Nunavik airports. Here is...

12:00
Families, Indigenous communities and vulnerable Canadians in need of an affordable place to call home can count on long-term funding for community housing in Alberta thanks to an agreement signed today by the federal and provincial governments....

11:10
The Premier of Québec, François Legault, announced on Friday that the new Québec government would allocate financial aid of $26.75 million to the MiQro Innovation Collaborative Centre (C2MI), in support of investment and innovation projects valued at...

08:00
The federal and provincial governments will be making an announcement related to the Canada-Alberta Agreement under the National Housing Strategy. Media are invited to join the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of...


14 march 2019

14:19
The Autorité des marchés financiers ("AMF") today published its Group disability insurance cross-sectional analysis report, which is based on an analysis of usual insurance industry practices in Québec relating to the handling of group disability...

13:48
Titanium Corporation Inc. (the "Company" or "Titanium")  is pleased to announce that the Company has been selected as a successful applicant under the Government of Canada's Low Carbon Economy Fund Challenge ("LCEF") and NRCan's Clean Growth Program...

12:53
The federal and provincial governments will be making an announcement related to the Canada-Alberta Agreement under the National Housing Strategy. Media are invited to join the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of...

12:32
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) MarieChantal Chassé, MNA for Châteauguay, acting on behalf of Pierre Fitzgibbon, Minister of the Economy and Innovation, and Brenda Shanahan, Member of Parliament for Châteauguay-Lacolle, acting on...

10:00
Today, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) released its annual Facts & Figures report, a document focused on providing a comprehensive overview of current trends in Canada's mining sector. While Canada has long been the dominant global mining...

09:23
Canada's fish and seafood sector is a growing and vital part of the Canadian economy, providing good middle class jobs and providing economic opportunity to coastal communities. Canadian exports of fish and seafood increased to almost $7 billion in...

09:00
Canada's two official languages are an asset for all Canadians. They offer economic, social and cultural advantages. The Government of Canada is committed to supporting the development of French- and English-speaking minority communities across the...

06:00
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says the Ford government's move to slash management-level health care jobs must be followed up by putting the money saved into front line services. Premier Doug Ford announced the management cuts late Wednesday...


13 march 2019

14:14
The Government of Canada is protecting and conserving nature and wildlife, an important legacy for future generations. Together with the Government of the Northwest Territories and the Conference of Management Authorities and Indigenous governments,...


12 march 2019

17:07
On March 12, 2019, Timothy Koltusky, an inmate from Stony Mountain Institution died while in our custody. At the time of his death, Mr. Koltusky, 34 years old, had been serving a sentence of 2 years, 11 months for Breach of a Long Term Supervision...

16:14
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says that judging by Monday's announcement by Education Minister Lisa Thompson, Doug Ford and his cabinet are more interested in saving their own political skins than actually helping kids with autism....

10:30
More people will now have a place to call home in Northwestern Ontario. The federal and provincial governments are investing over $14.4 million to create 127 more affordable housing units through the Canada-Ontario Investment in Affordable Housing...

07:00
The MNA of Ungava, Denis Lamothe, on behalf of the Minister of Transport and Minister Responsible for the Estrie Region, François Bonnardel, invites media representatives to the announcement of the 2019-2021 investments in roads and airports for the...

03:00
Specialty Technical Publishers (STP) and Specialty Technical Consultants (STC) announce the availability of the newly updated International Audit Protocol Consortium (IAPC) EHS audit protocol for Alberta, Canada. Leading companies around the world...


11 march 2019

14:40
Now more than ever, communities need help adapting to the frequent and intensifying weather events caused by climate change. Reducing the impact of natural disasters such as flooding is critical to keeping Canadian families safe, protecting local...

13:30
The MNA of Ungava, Denis Lamothe, on behalf of the Minister of Transport and Minister Responsible for the Estrie Region, François Bonnardel, invites media representatives to the announcement of the 2019-2021 investments in roads and airports for the...

10:30
The federal, provincial and municipal governments will be making an announcement related to affordable housing in Northwestern Ontario on March 12, 2019. Media are invited to join the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce...

06:00
The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, will be in Rivière-du-Loup on Monday, March 11 and in Rimouski on Tuesday, March 12 to meet with arts and culture officials and make a funding announcement in support...


8 march 2019

16:49
By loading the board of his new health care super-agency with bankers, corporate bosses, and not a single front-line worker, Doug Ford is sending a clear signal that more health care privatization is on the horizon, says OPSEU President Warren...

15:50
A thriving economy needs strategic investments in transportation infrastructure to keep people and goods moving efficiently and safely. Investing in modern transportation infrastructure also helps create jobs and improve the quality of life of...

12:10
The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, will be in Rivière-du-Loup on Monday, March 11 and in Rimouski on Tuesday, March 12 to meet with arts and culture officials and make a funding announcement in support...

11:39
By investing directly in Canada's greatest asset?its resilient, hardworking people?the Government of Canada is helping to ensure that the economic growth we create is the kind of growth that works for everyone. Today, the Honourable Ralph Goodale,...

07:00
Hydro One announced today that the Province of Ontario's Management Board of Cabinet has approved a revised executive compensation framework.  With this approval, Hydro One's Board of Directors will now continue with its CEO selection process. The...