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News by subject: CPG

9 august 2019

06:00
Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event with Sean Fraser, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Member of Parliament for Central Nova, on behalf of the Honourable Bernadette...


8 august 2019

13:30
To achieve lasting and meaningful gender equality in Canada, all levels of government ? federal, provincial, and territorial ? must work together. That's why today, Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for the Northwest Territories, on behalf of the...

08:00
Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event with Sean Fraser, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Member of Parliament for Central Nova, on behalf of the Honourable Bernadette...


7 august 2019

15:32
Unifor has filed a complaint with the B.C. Labour Relations Board after reports surfaced of Dearborn Ford's managers interfering with union members during bargaining. "Cutting side deals while hiding concessions undermines the collective bargaining...

14:15
The governments of Canada and Quebec recognize that investing in public transit infrastructure is crucial to economic growth, reducing air pollution, and creating inclusive communities where everyone has access to public services and job...

10:57
Ontario's Conservatives are planning to raise the co-payment fees that long-term care residents pay by 2.3 per cent, one of the highest price hikes in the last decade. A middle-class senior in care will pay about $500 more a year. CUPE is calling on...

08:00
The Minister of Health and Social Services of the Northwest Territories (NWT) has announced that the government will be making NARCAN® (naloxone HCl) Nasal Spray 4mg available to everyone in the province for free and anonymously.i...


6 august 2019

18:15
A temporary study committee to look at the right to repair was formed during a Canada-United States Relations committee earlier this week at the 59th CSG-ERC conference in Pittsburgh. The study will be conducted by MNA...

14:15
The governments of Canada and Quebec are investing in transportation infrastructure to improve the flow of people and goods. Rémi Massé, Member of Parliament for Avignon?La Mitis?Matane?Matapédia; Marie-Eve Proulx, Minister for Regional Economic...

11:30
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) Indygena is an innovative company that makes high-end outdoor clothing. The business will receive a $250,000 repayable contribution from Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions to develop...

06:00
Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event with the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Regional Development; Keith Irving, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Kings South; and Jeff Cantwell, Mayor of...


5 august 2019

10:30
Today, the Quebec Ministry of Economy and Innovation announced the allocation of $4 million to the Montreal-based leader in edge computing, Ormuco. This investment will support Ormuco's research and development and stimulate job creation in the...


2 august 2019

15:30
Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event with the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Regional Development; Keith Irving, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Kings South; and Jeff Cantwell, Mayor of...

14:44
The Wettlauer Inquiry recommended this week that the government study, whether an increase in staffing levels is needed, to table that study by July 31, 2020 and increase staffing levels if that is warranted. "CUPE asks...

13:45
The Chief Electoral Officer of Ontario has received a notice of vacancy in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for the electoral district of Ottawa?Vanier. Under the Legislative Assembly Act, a by-election must be called...

09:00
The governments of Canada and Nova Scotia recognize that strategic investments in green and local wastewater infrastructure play a key role in supporting dynamic, healthy communities while improving residents' quality of life and protecting the...


1 august 2019

16:00
The Québec Minister of Transport, François Bonnardel, the Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Solidarity, Jean Boulet, and the Minister Responsible for Indigenous Affairs, Sylvie D'Amours, confirm the commitment of the Québec Government to...

13:10
The governments of Canada and Nova Scotia recognize that strategic investments in green and local wastewater infrastructure play a key role in supporting dynamic, healthy communities while improving residents' quality of life and protecting the...


31 july 2019

15:39
Concerns about the effects of provincial funding cuts on students, workers and the school community have prompted the union bargaining on behalf of 55,000 education workers to ask the Ontario Labour Relations Board to send a conciliator to help with...

13:00
More seniors will soon have a place to call home in Simcoe County. The federal and provincial governments are investing $800,000 to create eight new affordable homes in Victoria Harbour through the Canada-Ontario Investment in Affordable Housing...

08:39
Société des traversiers du Québec (STQ) wishes to advise its customers that the MV Ivan-Quinn will be out of service from September 9 to October 1 in order to undergo regulatory maintenance in dry dock. During this time, the MV Béatrice Hubert will...


30 july 2019

15:04
Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) welcomes the news that the Superintendent of Insurance of Newfoundland and Labrador has released guiding principles that permit the use of electronic proof of auto insurance in the province....

13:06
It's time for Doug Ford to stop bankrolling his propaganda machine with taxpayer dollars, said OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas after the latest scandal featuring Ontario News Now. "Talk about blurred ethical boundaries," said Thomas. "For a...

06:00
Facing the biggest cuts ever imposed on Ontario's legal aid system, a coalition of frontline legal aid and legal clinic workers, lawyers, legal aid users and community allies are holding a series of mobilizations and actions in communities across the...


29 july 2019

16:47
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) Tourism is a key sector in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region, and in Grand-Métis in particular. From the Saint?Lawrence River to the Jardins de Métis, unique tourism experiences abound. In Canada as a...

16:13
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is glad to hear the Ford government promise to design and implement a "needs-based" autism services program, but he isn't holding his breath that it will actually follow through. "From the moment he started...

12:00
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) The tourism sector helps promote our culture, our beautiful landscapes and the unique experiences offered in our country around the world. Tourism generates significant economic benefits in the...

10:23
Canadians expect that their justice system serves all, provides equal access to justice, and supports and protects the most vulnerable, including women and children.  Today, the Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of...


26 july 2019

13:22
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, will announce a financial contribution to support a tourism project by the Maliseet of Viger First...

10:51
A Justice of the Peace of the Ontario Court of Justice has determined there are reasonable and probable grounds to believe environmental offences have been committed by Ontario's Minister of the Environment, Ministry staff and three industrial wind...


25 july 2019

15:34
The Cannabis Council of Canada response to draft regulation by the Quebec government to ban the sale of certain edible cannabis products and cannabis extracts: "Yesterday's decision by the Quebec government to issue draft regulation with respect to...

15:12
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is demanding an immediate meeting with LCBO chairman Carmine Nigro and CEO George Soleas to discuss the distribution problems that have created shortages on store shelves this summer....

14:06
TransAlta Corporation ("TransAlta" or the "Company") today commented on the Government of Alberta's announcement that the energy-only market framework in Alberta will be maintained.  The promise by the Government of Alberta to deliver a decision on...

13:53
Quebec's surprise introduction of its draft regulations on cannabis edibles has not only caught the burgeoning legal cannabis industry in the province off guard, it is a shot across the bow for all Quebec businesses and a warning to those interested...

13:00
The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) today published a draft Regulation respecting damage insurance brokerage and a related notice and request for comment. "The proposed regulation was made with a view to promoting transparency for consumers who...


24 july 2019

14:40
Investing in local water and wastewater infrastructure is essential to ensuring Canadian families have access to modern reliable services that will improve their quality of life, protect the environment, and position communities for growth. The...

12:00
The Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) announced their request of the Government of Alberta to invest in new infrastructure amid the recent cancellation of a $595 million-dollar medical superlab in Edmonton. New investment is...

09:00
The Honourable Eileen E. Gillese, Commissioner of the Public Inquiry into the Safety and Security of Residents in the Long-Term Care Homes System has announced that she will release her final Report, complete with Recommendations, at noon on...


23 july 2019

11:00
During a visit to the English-speaking community of Grosse-Île, Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Christopher Skeete, Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier for relations with English-speaking Quebecers, is announcing a consultation tour to take place this...

09:00
More seniors will soon have a place to call home in Sarnia. The federal and provincial governments are investing over $1.9 million to create 19 new affordable homes in Sarnia through the Canada-Ontario Investment in Affordable Housing (IAH)...


22 july 2019

16:10
Investing in recreational infrastructure where people can come together, and participate in sports and leisure activities, helps build healthy, dynamic communities. The governments of Canada and New Brunswick recognize that strategic investments in...


19 july 2019

21:40
The Federal Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and the Provincial Minister Responsible for Indigenous Affairs are working together and have offered their joint support to the Mayor of Oka and the Grand Chief of Kanesatake in future discussions to...

17:23
Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) applauds provincial-territorial Ministers of Agriculture for taking a stand today in support of Canadian dairy farmers.  Ministers asked the federal government to follow through on the Prime Minister's commitment to...

16:40
Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, and B.C. Premier John Horgan have confirmed their joint determination to do everything possible to ensure Fraser River chinook, steelhead, coho and sockeye are able to navigate past the Big Bar slide to their...

16:11
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says Doug Ford's inaction on the anti-racism file speaks louder than words, proving the premier "doesn't actually care about breaking down barriers."  "Ford's strategy to combat systemic racism is to plug his...


18 july 2019

17:23
Municipal Council held a special meeting yesterday morning at City Hall in order to urgently reiterate its request to the Québec Government to exclude 152 homes erroneously included in the special planning zone (SPZ) for floods....

10:00
Safe and efficient road networks are key to maintaining economic productivity and a high quality of life for all Quebeckers. The governments of Canada and Quebec are investing in transportation infrastructure throughout the province to improve the...


17 july 2019

06:12
Retail cannabis leader Ontario Cannabis Holdings (OCH) is putting out a call to would-be licensees ahead of the Ontario government's next lottery round in a bid to ensure a more fair and equitable distribution of stores across the province. The...


16 july 2019

10:00
LANDR, the AI-powered creative platform for musicians, announced the successful closing of its Series B financing round today, raising $26 million. The round was led by Sony Innovation Fund, microphone manufacturer Shure, state-owned financing...


15 july 2019

15:57
Entreprendre ici is pleased to announce the nomination period for the 2019 ethnocultural honorific grants, to be held from September 1 to 18, 2019. A total of 26 honorific grants with a maximum value of $25,000 each will...