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News by subject: CPG

28 november 2019

16:40
Liminal BioSciences Inc.   ( "Liminal BioSciences" or the "Company" ), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel therapeutics to treat unmet needs in patients with liver, respiratory and kidney disease, acknowledges the...

15:08
The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) held a conference call this morning with all the investors who had filed complaints regarding the restructuring transaction of Liminal Biosciences Inc., formerly Prometic Life Sciences Inc., announced on...

13:00
A meeting of Canada's Premiers will take place on Monday, December 2. The meeting will be chaired by Scott Moe, Premier of Saskatchewan. Location: Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel, 5875 Airport Rd, Mississauga, ON Media representatives who wish to cover...

09:45
The International Secretariat for Water (ISW) launches #WaterGeneration, a new global hub for youth, water, and sustainable development. The ISW will establish a "Resource Center" as part of its #WaterGeneration strategy to facilitate the...


27 november 2019

17:15
A capacity crowd gathered at The Rose on Monday, November 25 as Mayor Patrick Brown presented former Premier the Honourable William (Bill) G. Davis with the Key to the City of Brampton. A celebratory vehicle procession took place from the former...

16:14
The Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier for Relations with English-speaking Quebecers, Christopher Skeete, has responded favourably to the initial conclusions of the study conducted by the Quebec English-Speaking Communities Research Network...

13:19
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde calls the passing of British Columbia's Bill 41, the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act, a historic achievement that marks a new relationship between First Nations and...

12:16
Greatly open and attentive to social and human evolution, the Musée de la civilisation presents Head in the Cloud, an exhibition that reveals how the digital revolution is changing multiple aspects of our lives while also redefining the very notions...

12:11
In the great history of humanity, the appearance of writing, the invention of printing and the Industrial Revolution have been powerful drivers of change. Today, the advent of digital technology is even more disruptive?a little frightening even?due...

08:00
Morneau Shepell has released the November 2019 issue of its monthly newsletter, News & Views, in which the company looks at the following topics: Ontario sets pension priorities for 2020 ? The Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario (FSRA)...


26 november 2019

16:07
Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) commends the Manitoba government for providing new funding to help protect communities in emergency situations. The announcement included funding for a new communications system, damage prevention, climate resilience...

15:38
The results of the November 19, 2019 greenhouse gas (GHG) emission units auction held jointly with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) were made public today. During the sale, 67,435,661 current vintage emission units were sold at $22.46 CA...

11:41
Kingston patients' access to hospital care and services will be further diminished if the Doug Ford Conservatives move forward with future funding cuts to health care that, in 2023, will climb to $66.9 million for Kingston Health Sciences Centre...

07:05
Note: All times local   Regina, Saskatchewan 1:00 p.m. The Deputy Prime Minister will meet with the Mayor of Regina, Michael Fougere. Office of the Mayor City Hall 2476 Victoria Avenue Notes for media: Photo opportunity at the beginning of the...


25 november 2019

16:05
Note: All times local   Regina, Saskatchewan 1:00 p.m. The Deputy Prime Minister will meet with the Mayor of Regina, Michael Fougere. Office of the Mayor City Hall 2476 Victoria Avenue Notes for media: Photo opportunity at the beginning of the...

16:00
Note: All times local   Ottawa, Ontario 9:30 a.m. The Prime Minister will meet with the Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, the Honourable Dwight Ball. Office of the Prime Minister West Block Parliament Hill Notes for media: Photo opportunity at...

13:36
On the eve of a new parliament being sworn in, the new and returning cohort of federally-elected politicians have the opportunity to make history by recommitting to the elimination of child and family poverty. November 24, 2019 marks 30 years since...

11:51
Ontario's doctors wrote to Health Minister Christine Elliott today following their semi-annual Council meeting calling for changes to proposed legislation that would resurrect a failed audit system. The letter from the...

07:05
Note: All times local   Edmonton, Alberta 4:00 p.m. The Deputy Prime Minister will meet with the Premier of Alberta, Jason Kenney. Office of the Premier Legislative Assembly of Alberta Notes for media: Photo opportunity at the beginning of the...


24 november 2019

22:46
Note: All times local   Edmonton, Alberta 4:00 p.m. The Deputy Prime Minister will meet with the Premier of Alberta, Jason Kenney. Office of the Premier Legislative Assembly of Alberta Notes for media: Photo opportunity at the beginning of the...


23 november 2019

19:11
Continuing its longstanding holiday tradition, Urgences-santé will bring some 50 sick kids and their families to Destination Centre-Ville's legendary Santa Claus Parade on Saturday, November 23. Almost 200 volunteer employees, including paramedics,...


22 november 2019

17:20
Unifor stood in solidarity with elected student leaders from the Canadian Federation of Students and the York Federation of Students at a media conference this morning to announce the successful legal challenge of the Doug Ford government's Student...

13:45
The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) today applauded the Government of New Brunswick for introducing legislation to strengthen investor protection, and safeguard seniors and vulnerable retail investors. Once Bill 9 is...

13:40
The Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation announced the completion of its fundraising campaign to ensure an automated external defibrillator (AED) for all public high schools in Quebec. In addition, ACT confirmed that every year 68,000...

10:15
The Lion Electric Co., its partners and the Quebec Government are launching a major project to integrate equipment and technology into all-electric heavy vehicles. The estimated $15.8 million project, to which the government is contributing $7.9...

07:00
Note: All times local   Ottawa, Ontario   11:00 a.m. The Prime Minister will meet with the Premier of Ontario, the Honourable Doug Ford. Office of the Prime Minister West Block Parliament Hill Notes for media: Photo opportunity at the beginning of...


21 november 2019

19:05
The Ford government's latest reset of its disastrous decision to privatize cannabis sales is bound to make an already bad situation worse, says OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas. "What will it take for the government to understand that cannabis...

16:07
Note: All times local   Ottawa, Ontario   11:00 a.m. The Prime Minister will meet with the Premier of Ontario, the Honourable Doug Ford. Office of the Prime Minister West Block Parliament Hill Notes for media: Photo opportunity at the beginning of...

15:38
Although Imperial Tobacco Canada continues to believe that youth should not vape and supports effective efforts to address the issue, it is shocked that the P.E.I. legislature and the Minister of Health has allowed special interests and...

11:06
The CVA has been vigorously advocating for over a year now with provincial health authorities across Canada on the most effective ways to reduce and eliminate youth access to vaping products. As has been emphasized by many clinicians, former smokers...

07:00
The Mouvement québécois de la qualité this morning kicked off the Salon sur les meilleures pratiques d'affaires (www.salonmpa.com), organized in collaboration with the Government of Québec. More than 3,000 business leaders, experts and quality...


20 november 2019

18:37
The sudden labour dispute between the Canadian National Railway (CNR) and its unionized employees, whose first consequence affects propane supply, will have immediate and negative consequences for Quebec farms and farmers....

13:40
As the unified voice of the fertilizer industry in Canada, Fertilizer Canada would like to extend its support to 'Saskatchewan's Growth Plan: The Next Decade of Growth 2020-2030. The fertilizer industry contributes over $5 billion dollars towards the...

11:03
The Ford Conservatives are putting children and families at risk by cutting funding to Children's Aid Societies and asking frontline workers to do more with less, according to the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE). Child welfare workers,...

10:30
The Corporation is launching the Environmental Impact Assessment and Review (EIAR) process with the goal of putting its Wasamac gold deposit into production. In December 2018, Monarch completed a positive feasibility study on Wasamac (based on a gold...

09:51
A new report released today reveals gaps in quality of care for Canadians living with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). The Burden of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis in Canada report reveals major disparities in access to treatments, resources and...

09:30
The Ontario Good Roads Association is taking the first steps by calling on the Government of Ontario to create a working stakeholder group to implement Vision Zero across the entire Province of Ontario. "The time is now to take action as a cohesive...

08:00
The Government of Alberta can lead Canada by striking a bold regulatory balance on vaping, Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc. (RBH) told a provincial committee reviewing Alberta's Tobacco Smoking Reduction Act today. The...

06:54
The Quebec Cannabis Industry Association (QCIA) believes that the adoption of the government's proposed regulations on edible cannabis products puts the health and safety of Quebecers at risk. The proposed regulation prohibits most forms of edible...


19 november 2019

11:46
The Estate of Lynne Cohen, in collaboration with the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (MNBAQ) and its Foundation, is proud to announce that the Prix Lynne-Cohen has been awarded to Jinyoung Kim. The biennial award seeks to support the practice...

10:42
In response to news yesterday from the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) concerning the moratorium extension on bottled water permits, Nestlé Waters Canada President Adam Graves made the following statement:  "Nestlé Waters...

10:00
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...


15 november 2019

17:10
The Société des traversiers du Québec informs the population that the passenger transportation service will be exclusively made by helicopter as of this Saturday, November 16, 2019 until the end of the freezing season next spring....

16:45
The Secrétariat aux relations avec les Québécois d'expression anglaise completed its 2019 consultation tour with a day-long session in Québec City. More than 40 leaders of Quebec's English-speaking communities came together during the final session...

13:18
The Canadian Vaping Association (CVA) welcomes the overall vision of Minister Dix's announcement today that the province of British Columbia will launch a 10-point plan to update the province's vaping regulations, some starting as early as January 1,...


14 november 2019

21:15
Rights4Vapers.com, the country's leading vaping consumer rights organization, is discouraged and dismayed by the B.C. government's proposed vaping regulations. "As the voice of Canadian adult vapers, we have to ask why...

14:32
"Heart & Stroke congratulates the BC Government for its leadership in introducing the most comprehensive steps in Canada being taken to stem the escalating epidemic of youth vaping. We welcome today's announcement from Health Minister Adrian Dix,...

14:12
CUPE Ontario gathered today in front of Doug Ford's constituency office to protest cuts to WSIB and to address issues facing workers' health and safety in Ontario. "These cuts need to stop," stated Fred Hahn, President of...

14:10
A decade-long funding drought for Ontario's developmental disability services must be addressed with dollars and common sense not cuts, says OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas. Last weekend, news outlets in Ontario...

12:04
While broadly supportive of the goals of the Insurance Capital Standard (ICS), the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) did not support the ICS design proposed for a five-year monitoring period at the Executive Committee...