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News by subject: CPG

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...

10:15
Over the past seven years, the Police Association of Ontario (PAO) has been committed to advocating for the thoughtful modernization of the Police Services Act with both the former and current provincial governments on behalf of our 18,000 sworn and...


18 february 2019

15:31
On February 22 and 23, 2019, the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec will host the National Social Art Forum. Initiated by Centre Jacques-Cartier, this national rendez-vous aims to enable speakers and artists to create a network of sharing and...

13:03
Researchers at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) have shown that immunotherapy treatments against cancer could reduce the amount of virus that persists in people on triple therapy. In a study published in the journal Nature...

12:21
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) The governments of Canada and Quebec have granted a total of $465,000 in financial assistance to two innovative Sherbrooke businesses: CIBLE Solutions d'affaires (CIBLE) and Samson Odours Specialty...


16 february 2019

16:32
The reasoning behind the Ford government's rumoured plans to reduce the number of school boards across Ontario is based on a set of false assumptions and the move won't save money, but will weaken the province's education system, says Laura Walton,...


15 february 2019

17:59
Meeting with Premier François Legault on Friday for the first time since his election in October, the Quebec Community Groups Network called upon the Coalition Avenir Québec government to work in a collaborative environment to ensure a more vital and...

17:02
Three new solar electricity facilities to be built in south eastern Alberta (Canada) have been selected through a competitive process to supply the Government of Alberta with 55 per cent of their annual electricity needs. The facilities will be built...

14:15
The Government of Canada and the Province of Saskatchewan, through Oxford House Society of Regina, are providing supportive housing for 10 individuals recovering from alcohol and/or drug addiction. Today, the Honourable...

13:01
The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Québec, Sonia LeBel, is pleased to announce the opening of a new community justice centre for Nunavik, in the Inuit community of Inukjuak. The creation of this new centre represents a regional...

09:16
The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, along with the Honourable Ricardo Miranda, Alberta Minister of Culture and Tourism, will chair the Conference of Federal?Provincial/Territorial Ministers Responsible for Sport, Physical...


14 february 2019

16:05
An Act mainly to improve the regulation of the financial sector, the protection of deposits of money and the operation of financial institutions (S.Q. 2018, c. 23), passed on June 13, 2018, extended the coverage of the Fonds d'indemnisation des...

15:24
Doug Ford is No superhero, and Ontario families who have been struggling for years to get appropriate treatment for their children living with autism are certainly not some imaginary rock. Today's comments by Premier Doug...

14:57
The Québec government has launched today a fourth Green Bond issue totalling $800 million which will mainly be used to finance the Réseau express métropolitain (REM). Like the first three issues made by the Ministère des Finances since February 2017,...

14:00
The Government of Ontario has appointed Dr. Cameron Montgomery as the chair of the board of directors of the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO). EQAO is an independent government agency that generates...

10:37
Fortune Minerals Limited  ("Fortune" or the "Company") (www.fortuneminerals.com) is pleased to report that the Government of the Northwest Territories ("GNWT") has announced that it has signed the agreement with North Star Infrastructure GP ("North...

10:00
The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, along with the Honourable Ricardo Miranda, Alberta Minister of Culture and Tourism, will chair the Conference of Federal?Provincial/Territorial Ministers Responsible for Sport, Physical...


13 february 2019

15:07
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is warning Ontarians not to be taken in by the Ford government's announcement on Wednesday that the deficit has been reduced. "Today's news is nothing but another fruitless attempt at shameless self-promotion,"...

10:00
The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, along with the Honourable Ricardo Miranda, Alberta Minister of Culture and Tourism, will chair the Conference of Federal?Provincial/Territorial Ministers Responsible for Sport, Physical...

06:00
While Quebec Premier François Legault wants to attract private investment into the province, a publication launched today by the MEI shows that an essential precondition for this and for increasing Quebecers' standard of living is to increase the...


12 february 2019

14:27
LOJIQ - Les Offices jeunesse internationaux du Québec are pleased to extend an invitation to media representatives for the launch of the Aboriginal Cultures and Languages Initiative. On this occasion, Ms. Nadine Girault,...