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News by subject: CPG

30 may 2019

19:12
1000 public sector workers who are members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario from across the province, marched to Queen's Park on Thursday to underscore the point that they are prepared to mount strong resistance in their home...

14:29
To draw attention to the devastating impact of nearly $300 million in budget cuts to legal aid, frontline legal clinic workers, members of OPSEU Local 5118 and community members will host a series of "pop-up legal clinics" in front of Conservative...

12:00
Today, Scotiabank announced its signing of both the UN LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bi, trans and intersex) Standards for Business Conduct and the UN Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs), further demonstrating the Bank's continued commitment to Diversity...

11:59
In advance of World No Tobacco Day (May 31), Jorge Araya, President of Imperial Tobacco Canada, reiterated the company's commitment to offering potentially reduced-risk products to adult consumers and to finding solutions to the problem of youth...


28 may 2019

16:25
In tabling Bill 117, An Act to amend the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, the Ontario government is accepting responsibility for the delivery of animal welfare law enforcement in Ontario, one of the main recommendations...

12:47
In response to Premier Legault's May 17 announcement of the creation of a Special Parliamentary Committee on Youth Protection chaired by Régine Laurent, the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) reiterates the importance of including...


27 may 2019

19:25
Today, the Government of British Columbia announced its Biosimilars Initiative, which will transition patients who use specific reference biologic drugs for some rheumatology, dermatology and diabetes indications to a biosimilar. The initiative could...

17:57
It is deeply disappointing that the Ford government is proceeding with this reckless plan to pave the way to further privatize alcohol sales.  It is both socially and fiscally irresponsible. We urge the government to not proceed with the...

17:09
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says Ontarians shouldn't be fooled by Ford's about-face on funding for land ambulance, public health and child care services. "When it comes to funding for vital public services that Ontarians rely on, the Ford...

15:53
Retail Council of Canada (RCC) gives the Ontario Government's new Alcohol Report, released earlier this afternoon, a standing ovation. This report calls on the Ontario Government to act expeditiously where it can while it...

15:31
The Ontario Convenience Stores Association (OCSA) is available for comment on the government's decision on the future of beer and wine retailing in Ontario, and what this means for Ontario's breweries and wineries. Date: Monday, May 27, 2019 Time:...

14:51
Biosimilars Canada, a national association representing Canada's biosimilar medicines industry, today congratulated the Government of British Columbia for announcing a program in which patients taking originator biologic drugs will be "switched" or...

14:00
The Canadian Biosimilars Forum today commends the Government of British Columbia (B.C.) for taking a decisive step toward enhancing patient care by implementing well-controlled, one-time transitions of those patients currently using a reference...

12:38
Under the cloud of unprecedented cuts and restructuring, and a sustained attack on communities and workers' rights, from the Doug Ford Progressive Conservatives (PCs), more than 1000 CUPE Ontario members from across the province are at Toronto's...

12:19
The Association of Municipalities of Ontario is pleased that the Government of Ontario announced today that it will reverse mid-year cuts to critical services of public health, childcare and ambulance services. "AMO...

10:34
Urgences-santé is proud to join the National Emergency Medical Services Week, which will run until June 1st. This week will be even more special for us as our organization celebrates its 30th anniversary. Under the theme 30 years "to your health", we...


25 may 2019

06:00
Supporters from across Quebec and elsewhere in Canada and the United States will converge on Trois Rivières, Que., this Saturday, May 25, for a massive rally in solidarity with locked-out workers from the nearby ABI aluminum smelter....


24 may 2019

17:21
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15:49
The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) is pleased the British Columbia Court of Appeal has reaffirmed that no one province has the authority to shut down construction of the Trans Mountain expansion pipeline (TMEP). The future of TMEP...

15:31
The Ford government's education cuts are threatening some of the most highly regarded programs for students from multicultural and Black communities and Toronto education workers are gearing up for the fight to save them....

14:00
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) The Governments of Canada and Quebec are awarding a total of $1,047,500 in financial assistance to Montagne du Diable Regional Park (MDRP) for building a reception chalet and a parking lot, as well...

13:13
Arthritis Research Canada received exciting news at Wednesday night's annual ARThritis Soirée ? a $2 million funding announcement by Health Minister Adrian Dix. This boosted the event's fundraising total to an amazing $2,355,000 in support of...

11:18
Investing in local water and wastewater systems is key to improving people's quality of life, protecting waterways and positioning communities for growth. Today, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, on...

11:00
In March 2018, the Fort McKay Métis made national headlines by announcing that they had taken the unprecedented step of buying the land on which they live. This was a huge step towards self-determination. Today, the McKay Métis are celebrating an...

10:15
The first action plan in a 10-year federal-provincial housing agreement will invest more than $62 million into the repair, renovation and creation of affordable rental units over the next three years.   Cost-matched...

10:15
The federal and provincial governments are investing a total of $480,000 for the purchase and renovation of a building to help Nazareth House expand its shelter operations. The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister...


23 may 2019

12:53
A clear majority of English-speaking Quebecers do not support restrictions on religious symbols worn by public officials. That conclusion stood out in a recent poll that surveyed Quebecers' attitudes towards the Coalition Avenir Québec government's...

09:00
Supporters from across Quebec and elsewhere in Canada and the United States will converge on Trois Rivières, Que., this Saturday, May 25, for a massive rally in solidarity with locked-out workers from the nearby ABI aluminum smelter. The 1,030...

09:00
The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, will be delivering speaking remarks at the Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce, the Penticton and Wine Country Chamber of Commerce and the BC Chamber Annual...

08:30
The OACIQ, the real estate brokerage authority, publishes today Trust in action ? Highlights 2018*, which presents the various actions taken by the Organization over the past year to fulfill the important mission entrusted to it by the Government of...

06:00
Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event regarding green infrastructure investments with Sean Fraser, Member of Parliament for Central Nova, on behalf of the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic...


22 may 2019

15:58
The results of the May 14, 2019 greenhouse gas (GHG) emission units auction held jointly with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) were made public today. During the sale, 66,321,122 current vintage emission units were sold at $23.48 CA...

15:38
The Federal, Provincial and Territorial (FPT) Ministers Responsible for Seniors Forum met today to discuss key priorities and meaningful ways to support current and future generations of Canadian seniors. The meeting was co-chaired by the Honourable...

13:15
Investing in infrastructure that promotes clean energy solutions is key to creating a strong low-carbon economy and sustainable future for Canadians. Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, on behalf of the...

13:00
Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event regarding green infrastructure investments with Sean Fraser, Member of Parliament for Central Nova, on behalf of the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic...

13:00
On May 2, 2019, Judge Mélanie Hébert of the Court of Québec, district of Montréal, ratified the parties' joint recommendation and fined Kamran Shahid and Imran Shahid a total of $345,000 in connection with the penal proceedings instituted by the...

11:51
The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, will be delivering speaking remarks at the Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce, the Penticton and Wine Country Chamber of Commerce and the BC Chamber Annual...

09:00
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) Stéphane Lauzon, Member of Parliament for Argenteuil?La Petite-Nation and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will announce...

08:15
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...

07:00
The Government of Québec, through the Société du Plan Nord, will invest $1.75 million to connect Newmont Goldcorp's Eleonore mine facilities to the existing regional fibre optic network. This project will enable one of Quebec's most innovative mining...


21 may 2019

14:24
Parents, educators and municipal leaders will be petitioning against Ford's child care cuts at child care centres across the province, including in Premier Ford's riding of Etobicoke North, on Wednesday May 22nd, starting at 7:45am....

13:30
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) The Governments of Canada and Quebec are awarding a total of $1,697,500 in financial assistance to the Corporation du parc régional de Val-Jalbert to support an investment project valued at more...

11:00
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) Rémi Massé, Member of Parliament for Avignon?La Mitis?Matane?Matapédia and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will announce a financial...

10:00
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) A pioneer in research and development, Laboratoire M2 (LM2) has built a solid reputation for manufacturing innovative green products in the fields of disinfection and bio-safety for the human and...

09:30
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) Reflex Photonics is a leader in the design, manufacturing and marketing of electronic optics and photonic products for the defence, aerospace and telecom sectors, and for data centres. It supplies...

07:00
Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event with the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic Development and the Honourable David Akeeagok, Deputy Premier of Nunavut.   Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2019...


17 may 2019

16:00
Christopher Skeete, the Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier for Relations with English-speaking Quebecers, Christopher Skeete, is pleased to announce that English-speaking seniors will benefit from the ITMAV program (Initiatives de travail de...

11:55
The Government of Canada is committed to helping provinces adjust to pressures in delivering interim housing solutions. To assist British Columbia, the Government will provide $6 million to address costs associated with temporary housing for asylum...

11:39
Thanks to the sustained effort of CFLA and its members, measures included in the new Getting Ontario Moving Act would remove legal uncertainty for auto manufacturer finance companies This resolves a long-standing issue whereby Ontario auto lessors...

10:45
Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event with the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic Development and the Honourable David Akeeagok, Deputy Premier of Nunavut.   Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2019...