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News by subject: CPG

12 march 2019

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...

06:00
Doug Ford and his slash-and-burn sidekick Vic Fedeli look more like the Big Bad Wolf threatening to blow 'the peoples' house down rather than Goldilocks, OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas said Friday. Thomas is snickering at the finance...


7 march 2019

17:48
Premier Brian Pallister's crass attempts to win popularity with tax cuts will drain core public programs of funding, says Unifor. "Tax cuts are a gift to the wealthy and a slap in the face to working families," said Jerry Dias, Unifor National...

10:35
As Premier Doug Ford steamrolls ahead with stealing Toronto's subway system through his so-called "upload," Amalgamated Transit Union Local 113 members are calling on Progressive Conservative Members of Provincial Parliament from Toronto ridings to...


6 march 2019

11:08
Many years after rubber manufacturing plants left the region, former workers and surviving family members are being urged to attend information sessions in Kitchener this month to investigate occupational disease cases and potential compensation....

07:06
The Palais des congrès de Montréal recently unveiled the four pillars of its new vision predicated on becoming a leading advocate for Montréal and its unique brand of creativity. This vision will be reflected in the innovative projects being rolled...

07:00
Investissement Québec invites members of the media to a press conference at which the arrival of a major foreign financial services firm in Montreal will be announced. The conference will be attended by Québec's Minister for Transport, Minister...


5 march 2019

16:00
On Monday night, in accordance with the QLP's Constitution and General Regulations, the Quebec Liberal Party's Executive Committee unanimously nominated Mr. Rafael P. Ferraro as Elections Chair for the Party's leadership race....

14:11
Groupe Media TFO launches today ONFR+, the online destination dedicated to covering news and topics at the heart of the Franco-Ontarian community. ONFR+ strengthens the voice of the diverse francophone community in Ontario, exploring issues that...

06:00
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is challenging Premier Doug Ford to join him for a tour of the Toronto South Detention Centre after a number of correctional officers were assaulted. "The best way to understand what is going on in Ontario's...


4 march 2019

13:42
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is calling out two Ford government cabinet ministers for breaking specific promises they made on the campaign trail not to privatize any more public services. "Looks like Steve Clark and Todd Smith have a new...

11:00
Investissement Québec invites members of the media to a press conference at which the arrival of a major foreign financial services firm in Montreal will be announced. The conference will be attended by Québec's Minister for Transport, Minister...


1 march 2019

12:04
Workers from the ABI aluminum smelter, locked-out of their jobs for nearly 14 months, gathered today at François Legault's constituency office to ask the Quebec Premier a simple question: "What are you doing, Mr. Legault?" The workers are protesting...


28 february 2019

18:20
Leaders from across Ontario's Regional Geriatric Programs (RGPs) and Specialized Geriatric Services, clinicians who provide health care to older adults living with frailty,  are very encouraged by the Ontario government's introduction of Bill 74, The...

10:30
Visit more, pay less! Five of the city's most popular attractions join forces to offer visitors 20% off admission prices until April 28, 2019. To get the discount, simply present a receipt from any of the participating attractions. The five jewels to...


27 february 2019

16:31
The Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) and Ministry of Labour (MOL) have jointly prosecuted the Toronto Standard Condominium Corporation No. 1703 (TSCC No. 1703) and Events at One King West Ltd. (Events), for offences arising out of an...

15:52
The results of the February 20, 2019 greenhouse gas (GHG) emission units auction held jointly with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) were made public today. During the sale, 80,847,404 current vintage emission units were sold at $20.82 CA...

11:30
Over 100 seniors have a new affordable home in Sakaw Terrace. Through the Investment in Affordable Housing Agreement, the governments of Canada and Alberta are providing $20 million in funding for this affordable senior housing project in southeast...

10:40
Members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) will join other advocates and allies of the province's children at the "No Cuts to Education - United We Resist" rally, which will take from 5 to 8 p.m. today (Wednesday) at the Toronto...

07:00
Hortau, a leader in precision irrigation management services for commercial agriculture, today announced the closing of a $20 million equity funding round. The investment will help fuel product development, company growth and continued international...


26 february 2019

19:15
The Ontario government's blueprint to transform the health system to be responsive to patients is being welcomed by members of the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO).   The changes, announced today by Health Minister Christine Elliott,...

11:29
The Alzheimer Society of Ontario applauds Health Minister Christine Elliott on the health-care transformation announced today.  As an organization deeply committed to providing local community-based care, the Alzheimer Society looks forward to...

10:36
Calling PC government legislation introduced today, "a serious threat to patient care," the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions/CUPE (OCHU) and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE Ontario), representing 80,000 hospital, long-term care and...

09:30
Today, Gary Grant, the National Spokesperson for the National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT) unveiled the Legislative Checklist to Effectively Combat Contraband Tobacco in Ontario, a guiding document aimed at helping policymakers as...

00:21
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today congratulates NDP leader Jagmeet Singh on his electoral victory in the riding of Burnaby South, B.C. "I congratulate the NDP leader and the new Member of Parliament for Burnaby...


25 february 2019

11:48
Canada's Premiers highlighted the strength of the Canada?U.S. economic relationship and the importance of working together to secure North American prosperity during meetings in the U.S. capital over the past several days. The mission was led by New...

08:18
The firing last January, of long-serving Québec government agronomist Louis Robert for making public claims of "private-sector interference in a public study of pesticide use" reminds us of the importance of defending public science and showing...

07:00
Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure announcement with the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; David Graham, Member of Parliament for Laurentides?Labelle; Gilles...


22 february 2019

14:00
Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure announcement with the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; David Graham, Member of Parliament for Laurentides?Labelle; Gilles...

12:30
The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) has received $4.8 million in administrative penalties from two former residents of Burnaby, B.C., who defrauded hundreds of investors in a Ponzi scheme. The payment to the BCSC comes after a...

11:00
Canadians across the country will benefit from more renewed public infrastructure as a result of measures being taken to make the Government of Canada's infrastructure plan more responsive to the unique and evolving needs of the provinces and...


21 february 2019

19:30
The Board of Directors of the Ontario Specialists Association (OSA) acknowledges the decision of the board of arbitration released earlier this week concerning phase one issues between the Ontario Medical Association and the Ministry of Health and...

12:06
Morneau Shepell has released the February 2019 issue of its monthly newsletter, News & Views, in which the company looks at the following topics: Ontario to end OHIP+ drug coverage for young people with private drug plans ? On January 2, 2019, the...

11:42
Today Resource Works released a policy brief delving into a new tactic environmental organizations are pressuring municipal governments to use ? issuing letters and launching legal action against energy companies demanding they pay for the impacts of...

08:00
WPP's global Government & Public Sector Practice announced the launch of a new hub in Canada as it published new research into the effectiveness of global government communications. Aiming to drive excellence in communications and research for public...


20 february 2019

09:57
A greenhouse gas emission units auction is being held today. The Ministère de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MELCC) will hold this auction in conjunction with the California Air Resources Board (CARB). The joint...

09:00
Workers represented by Ontario's largest public and private sector unions have joined forces to deliver a message to the provincial government: if priorities don't shift in the provincial budget, we're ready to ramp up the fight. Unifor and OPSEU...


19 february 2019

17:36
Finance Minister Carole James's third provincial budget continues the BC NDP government's shift toward making life more affordable for working people and creating more opportunities for people to succeed, CUPE BC President Paul Faoro said today....

16:16
Yesterday marked the official announcement of the creation of SYNAPSE C, Canada's first organization dedicated to data for the arts and culture. The launch of SYNAPSE C (formerly the Hub for Data in Culture) took place during the RIDEAU event at the...

16:13
We welcome the arbitration panel's decision. This Binding Arbitration award brings a long and difficult period that began in 2015 under the Liberal government to an end and opens the door to a new, more positive relationship with the provincial...