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17 december 2019

11:04
In the midst of this season of giving, precious gifts are being stolen from Ontarians: our public services, hard-won tools that protect our environment, provisions that keep us healthy and safe, and more. The effects of the Grinch's theft of...

11:00
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...

10:39
The Palais des congrès de Montréal and the Quartier de l'innovation (Qi) have signed a partnership agreement acknowledging the areas they will collaborate on to stimulate a culture of innovation and drive local innovation-related initiatives forward....

09:13
Gravely concerned about the impact of Bill 124 on the quality of health care and safety, the Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) is filing a Charter challenge of the Progressive Conservative government's Bill 124, An Act to implement moderation...


16 december 2019

15:30
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...

11:04
The board of directors of Music Publishers Canada (MPC) was pleased to meet with Ontario Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries Lisa MacLeod today at member company Anthem Entertainment to discuss how music publishers are helping...

10:38
The Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs will meet to conduct Pre-Budget Consultations. The Committee intends to hold public hearings in Toronto on January 17, 2020 and in Sioux Lookout, Thunder Bay, Kitchener-Waterloo, Belleville, and...

07:27
Note: All times local   Vancouver, British Columbia 2:00 p.m.  The Deputy Prime Minister will meet with the Mayor of Vancouver, Kennedy Stewart. Office of the Mayor Vancouver City Hall 453 West 12th Ave Note for media: Photo opportunity at the...


15 december 2019

16:40
Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) President Pierre Lampron reacted swiftly to the news that the Premier of Quebec, François Legault, had urged the Bloc Québécois to move quickly to ensure the passage of Canada's new trade agreement with the U.S. and...


13 december 2019

20:41
The Government of Alberta announced that it will begin forcibly switching 26,000 patients from their physician-chosen biologic medicines to government-chosen biosimilars beginning July 1st, 2020. These patients include 22,000 Albertans with diabetes,...

07:05
Note: All times local   Montréal, Quebec 2:00 p.m. The Deputy Prime Minister will join the Prime Minister's meeting with the Premier of Quebec, François Legault. Ministère du Conseil exécutif  770, rue Sherbrooke Ouest Notes for media: Photo...

07:00
Note: All times local   Montréal, Quebec 2:00 p.m. The Prime Minister will meet with the Premier of Quebec, François Legault. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs Chrystia Freeland and Leader of the Government in the House...


12 december 2019

20:38
Note: All times local   Montréal, Quebec 2:00 p.m. The Deputy Prime Minister will join the Prime Minister's meeting with the Premier of Quebec, François Legault. Ministère du Conseil exécutif  770, rue Sherbrooke Ouest Notes for media: Photo...

20:24
Note: All times local   Montréal, Quebec 2:00 p.m. The Prime Minister will meet with the Premier of Quebec, François Legault. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs Chrystia Freeland and Leader of the Government in the House...

16:19
Biosimilars Canada, a national association representing Canada's biosimilar medicines industry, today congratulated the Government of Alberta for becoming the second province in Canada to implement a biosimilar "switching" or transitioning program....

12:06
It was with a great deal of frustration but very little surprise that the Fédération des syndicats de l'enseignement and the Québec Provincial Association of Teachers (APEQ-QPAT) learned about the Statistics Canada publication on teachers' salaries...


11 december 2019

14:16
Canadians see the costs of a changing climate all around them, from stronger storms to wildfires and record-breaking heatwaves. Canada is committed to ambitious climate action while growing the economy. A price on pollution is one of the best tools...


10 december 2019

10:30
Desjardins Group is inviting media outlets to a press call with President and CEO Guy Cormier and Réal Bellemare, Senior Executive Vice-President and COO as well as interim Executive Vice-President of Information Technology. They will give an update...

07:00
Note: All times local   Ottawa, Ontario 9:30 a.m. The Prime Minister will attend the Cabinet meeting. Note for media: Ministers will be available to media in the third floor foyer of West Block as of 12:00 p.m.3:30 p.m. The Prime Minister will meet...

06:30
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas and First Vice-President/Treasurer Eduardo (Eddy) Almeida are demanding that the Ford government abandon the secret tax cuts discovered by the province's Financial Accountability Officer (FAO). "These secret tax...


9 december 2019

16:57
Note: All times local   Ottawa, Ontario 9:30 a.m. The Prime Minister will attend the Cabinet meeting. Note for media: Ministers will be available to media in the third floor foyer of West Block as of 12:00 p.m.3:30 p.m. The Prime Minister will meet...

13:46
The Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal invites the public ? as a family, with friends, or on your own ? to take advantage of the holiday season to come and enjoy, one last time, the six exhibitions being presented until January 5, including the...

11:23
At the end of its second quarter, the SAQ reported sales growth of $59.3 million, a notable 7.9% increase over the corresponding quarter of the preceding fiscal year. As a result, net earnings rose 10.6% to end the quarter at $297.3 million, remitted...

11:15
Jeff Yurek, Ontario Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks issued a decision revoking the Renewable Energy Approval for the Nation Rise wind power project under construction in North Stormont, near Ottawa.  The Minister's decision was in...

10:52
Due to ongoing confusion amongst the general public regarding Hospice Palliative Care (HPC) and Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD), the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA) and the Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians...

06:00
On Monday December 9, Unifor will release a report titled Caring in Crisis: Ontario's Long-Term Care PSW Shortage. Unifor commissioned the Ontario Health Coalition to produce report and seek recommendations from all stakeholders, including front line...


7 december 2019

06:00
On Monday December 9, Unifor will release a report titled Caring in Crisis: Ontario's Long-Term Care PSW Shortage. Unifor commissioned the Ontario Health Coalition to produce report and seek recommendations from all stakeholders, including front line...


6 december 2019

10:03
The Vaping Industry Trade Association (VITA), today expressed deep concern by the latest announcement from the Government of Nova Scotia. The flavour ban announced yesterday means adult smokers and current adult vapers will no longer have access to...

09:47
Canadians see the costs of a changing climate all around them. Climate change is driving stronger storms, wildfires, and record-breaking heatwaves. Canadians also know that taking climate action is an enormous opportunity to create jobs and advance...

06:30
The LCBO's latest profits show the Crown corporation's value to the people of Ontario, OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas said Friday. In its 2018/2019 annual report released Thursday, the LCBO is reporting earnings of $2.37 billion on total...


5 december 2019

17:58
Today's announcement of a total flavour ban in vapour products just shows that the Government of Nova Scotia does not understand the role of flavours in vaping products and, as a result, will drive vapers to the illicit market or back to smoking. ...

14:58
Yesterday, the Scientific Director of the Fonds de recherche du Québec ? Société et Culture, Louise Poissant, and the President of the Palais des congrès de Montréal Ambassadors Club, Prof. Hany Moustapha, announced the winners of the Soutien à...

09:36
The provincial government has no mandate to "hurriedly" pass legislation (Bill 138) which opens health care clinical and support services to aggressive privatization, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) said today....


4 december 2019

13:15
The Big Bar Landslide joint project management team invites you to call in for a Teleconference technical update briefing today. The joint incident response team is now fully focussed on Phase 2 of the Big Bar Landslide response. We will take you...

12:30
Most of the value-for-money audits in the 2019 Annual Report relate to programs aimed at protecting the health, safety and well-being of Ontarians, Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk said today after the Report was tabled in the Legislative Assembly. Lysyk...

10:00
Ministers will be holding a joint media availability to discuss outcomes of these meetings. The details are as follows: Date: December 4, 2019 Time: 12:45pm Location: Delta Hotels by Marriott Victoria OceanPointe Resort Pacific Suite 100 Harbour...

09:22
Monday's announcement regarding the proposed Security from Trespass and Protecting Food Safety Act, 2019, was welcomed by Ontario Pork members and their partners in food production across the province. Farmers and others...

08:00
Note: All times local   Quebec City, Quebec 1:15 p.m. The Deputy Prime Minister will meet with the Mayor of Quebec City, Régis Labeaume. Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Quebec Lieutenant, Pablo Rodriguez, will also attend. Salon...


3 december 2019

15:27
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde and Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald stood today with Grassy Narrows First Nation Chief Rudy Turtle, representatives from the First Nation and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh in...

13:52
FP Canada welcomes The Financial Planners and Financial Advisors Act introduced by Saskatchewan Minister of Justice and Attorney General Don Morgan yesterday. This legislation will improve consumer protection in Saskatchewan by providing clarity to...

13:00
Ministers will be holding a joint media availability to discuss outcomes of these meetings. The details are as follows: Date: December 4, 2019 Time: 12:45pm Location: Delta Hotels by Marriott Victoria OceanPointe Resort Pacific Suite 100 Harbour...

10:00
The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) today released the results of its Disclosure Challenge, an initiative designed to champion the importance of energy benchmarking and data transparency in the Canadian commercial real estate market. The...

09:01
Developmental Services workers, represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), held a press conference at Queen's Park to mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities and the tenth anniversary of Ontario's transition from...


2 december 2019

17:09
Nearly eight years after two sawmill explosions in northern British Columbia claimed the lives of four people and injured dozens more, the United Steelworkers (USW) is responding to the release of a review of actions by WorkSafeBC and government in...

14:23
Canada's Premiers are united in their commitment to work together for the benefit of all Canadians. They came together today in unprecedented fashion to discuss challenges and opportunities facing the country; share regional perspectives; and...

11:01
Despite overwhelming evidence that the privatization of clinical and support services in health care has milked taxpayers and exposed patients to infection, poorer outcomes and death, the Ontario government has fast-tracked Bill 138 to facilitate...

10:52
The Canadian nuclear industry congratulates the provinces of Saskatchewan, Ontario and New Brunswick on entering into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to advance the development and deployment of Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) to address climate...


29 november 2019

15:05
Hundreds of First Nations leaders, Elders and Knowledge Keepers, women, youth and other delegates are set to gather December 3-5, 2019 for the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Special Chiefs Assembly (SCA) taking place at the Westin Hotel on unceded...

14:00
Today, the Airport Employment Zone (AEZ) Coalition welcomed Premier Ford to Toronto Pearson to discuss the importance of transit connectivity in the employment lands around the airport, notably the prioritization of the Eglinton Crosstown West...

12:00
Canada's Premiers will meet on December 2 at the Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel in Mississauga, Ontario. Premiers will take stock of the state of federal-provincial-territorial relations in Canada and explore ways to grow the economy and strengthen...