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News by subject: CPG

12 february 2019

13:52
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...

10:10
The Palais des congrès de Montréal will host the International Council of Nurses (ICN) Congress, set to attract 8,000+ nursing specialists between July 1 and 5, 2023. While here, these professionals from all over the globe will generate an estimated...

09:12
Sundial Growers Inc. (Sundial) is pleased to announce it has secured a cannabis supply agreement with the Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS).  The agreement will give Sundial access to Canada's largest cannabis consumer market, contributing to its vision...


11 february 2019

17:25
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,...

13:30
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) The governments of Quebec and Canada will provide Expansion PME with $778,000 in renewed funding over the next three years to allow this regional export promotion organization (ORPEX) to continue...

10:07
Carrot Rewards, the Canadian startup that revolutionized the promotion of public wellness, was just announced as the global winner of the OECD's 2019 Edge of Government Award. Chosen from over 500 submissions from around...


8 february 2019

10:00
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) Sherry Romanado, Member of Parliament for Longueuil?Charles?LeMoyne and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Seniors, and Simon Jolin-Barrette, Member of the National Assembly for Borduas,...

09:00
Issues related to the preservation, enhancement and promotion of language and culture are common in many linguistic minority communities. The Government of Canada recognizes that access to arts and culture promotes the vitality and development of...

08:00
Investing in public infrastructure supports affordable and sustainable transit services that make travel easier, faster and safer for riders and ensure that our communities are among the best places to live, play and raise a family. Today, Chris...

06:00
The S.S. Ford has been taking on water since it has left the dock and OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is wondering if Premier Ford is about to shuffle the deck chairs again. "Ford and his crew are steering the ship like the Three Stooges in a...


7 february 2019

06:30
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says the Ford government is trying to score cheap political points on the backs of families who have children with autism. "I'm not the only one who thinks so," said Thomas. "Kitchener MPP Amy Fee helped...


5 february 2019

17:18
Following the hearing on the merits in the above noted matter, the Commission issued its Reasons and Decision.  A copy of the Reasons and Decision dated February 4, 2019 is available at www.osc.gov.on.ca OFFICE OF THE SECRETARYGRACE...

08:53
Unifor demands Ford government put a stop to secret privatization plans and come clean about intentions for Ontario's healthcare system. "Just last week, Minister Elliot dismissed the secret bill as a draft. Now we see that the truth is far more...

00:05
Today, the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement (CFHI), the New Brunswick Association of Nursing Homes (NBANH) and Government of New Brunswick have announced results of a successful province-wide expansion of person-centred dementia care to...


4 february 2019

13:35
The privatization of parts of Ontario's health-care system has the Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) deeply concerned about the impact on health-care professionals and patient care. ONA is calling for the province to...


2 february 2019

06:30
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is raising red flags over the Ford government's decision to allow online health and safety certification training, saying workers' safety will be at risk. "Premier Ford is cutting corners and is gambling with...


1 february 2019

17:24
Canada's and Ontario's universal, publicly funded health system is the envy for many in the world. Yet, we can and must do better. Indeed, every day in Ontario, patients suffer because our health-care system is slow and unco-ordinated. Many of these...

14:00
Statement from SEIU Healthcare President Sharleen Stewart: "As the union that represents the most long-term care workers in Ontario, the understaffing and health and safety issues highlighted by today's CBC Marketplace story are unfortunately...

06:00
Unifor believes plans to privatize and consolidate health care services included in a leaked Ontario PC draft government bill will devastate communities across the province. "The fact that this Conservative Government is even considering...


31 january 2019

23:54
Unifor believes plans to privatize and consolidate health care services included in a leaked Ontario PC draft government bill will devastate communities across the province. "The fact that this Conservative Government is even considering...

17:58
The Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW), the voice of social work in Ontario, welcomes the release of the first report from the Premier's Council on Improving Health Care and Ending Hallway Medicine. "We applaud the Premier's Council for its...

14:05
The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointments under the new judicial application process introduced on October 20, 2016. The new process emphasizes transparency, merit,...

12:52
Elections Ontario took home six awards at this year's International Electoral Awards Ceremony as part of the 17th International Electoral Affairs Symposium, held in Accra, Ghana, from January 27 to 30, 2019. During the...

12:17
In the wake of articles published this week concerning the firing of a whistleblower by the Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation, Ombudsperson Marie Rinfret wishes to issue a reminder about the possible recourse for anyone...

11:48
Loto-Québec is asking for the media's help in finding four million-dollar prize winners who have not claimed their prize several weeks after the draw. The winning tickets were purchased in Gatineau, Terrebonne, Brome-Missisquoi MRC and Greater...

08:59
Ontario's Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines has issued a directive to the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) to amend NextBridge's electricity transmission licence and allow it to proceed with the East-West Tie transmission line, effectively...


30 january 2019

15:38
Martine Carré, chair of the board of directors of Héma-Québec, is pleased to announce the appointment of Nathalie Fagnan, CPA, CA, as president and chief executive officer of Héma-Québec. Ms. Fagnan officially assumes her duties today....

11:30
Today, Yusuf Faqiri and lawyers for the Faqiri family announced a lawsuit against the Ontario Government and the correctional officers responsible for the mistreatment and killing of Soleiman Faqiri.  The lawsuit claims damages for the harm that...

04:30
The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, and the Honourable Bernard Davis, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour for Newfoundland and Labrador, will co-chair a meeting of the federal,...


29 january 2019

15:00
The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, and the Honourable Bernard Davis, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour for Newfoundland and Labrador, will co-chair a meeting of the federal,...

09:04
CUPE Nova Scotia is calling on the McNeil government to immediately increase funding to all publicly-funded long-term care facilities, so they reach a minimum staff funding of 4.1 hours of care per resident each day.  ...

07:35
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.2:00 p.m. The Prime Minister will...


28 january 2019

18:03
A steady stream of assurances that the government of Quebec Premier François Legault is taking the interests of Quebec's English-speaking community into account has been contradicted by its actions ? this time with the abrupt elimination of Riverdale...

17:09
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 House of Commons Foyer as of 12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m. The Prime Minister will attend...


25 january 2019

13:48
Improving the well-being of Indigenous children and families is a priority for the Cowichan Tribes, the Government of Canada and the Government of British Columbia. Today, Chief William Seymour of the Cowichan Tribes joined the Honourable Carolyn...

12:04
Urgences-santé is currently receiving three times the normal volume of calls because of inclement weather in the Montréal and Laval areas. Urgences-santé had been in a state of readiness for the previous two days and mobilized quickly as soon as the...

10:40
The governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador recognize that strategic investments in modern and efficient roadways, reliable water and wastewater services, and recreational infrastructure play a key role in supporting dynamic communities...

08:00
Access to 17 establishments of the Société des établissements de plein air du Québec (Sépaq) network will be completely free of charge on Saturday, January 26 for the 3rd edition of our Sépaq Winter Day. This event remains a must in January in Québec...


24 january 2019

14:07
La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (la Caisse) announced, alongside the Government of Québec, an investment in AddEnergie, a North American leader in electric vehicle charging solutions. This new transaction will...

12:13
Wednesday, February 13, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Be among the first to discover the 9th Québec City BiennialParticipate in a guided tour led by Jonathan Watkins, guest international curator, accompanied by Claude Bélanger, General and Artistic...

12:05
This morning's news that Téo Taxi is generating heavy losses and that parent company Taxelco will be placing itself under the protection of the Bankruptcy Act should serve as a warning to governments, which tend to want to play banker with taxpayers'...


23 january 2019

15:56
Please be advised that the Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, alongside the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, the Honourable Rob Fleming, British Columbia Minister of Education, and Tyrone...

13:05
The Government of Canada is working with the provinces and territories to strengthen health care and to address the opioid crisis that continues to devastate individuals, families and communities.   Today, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor,...

11:33
LNG development in B.C. is the key to a bright future for our province. It offers economic and social benefits to First Nations, increased government revenues to pay for health care, education and other services and thousands of well-paying jobs for...

10:30
Please be advised that the Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, alongside the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, the Honourable Rob Fleming, British Columbia Minister of Education, and Tyrone...


22 january 2019

13:15
Please be advised that the Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, alongside the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, the Honourable Rob Fleming, British Columbia Minister of Education, and Tyrone...

08:00
The Student Association of George Brown College is gravely concerned that recent cuts to student grants announced by the Ontario government will result in the most disadvantaged students paying more for a lower-quality education....

07:00
After ten years of helping federal and provincial governments understand the importance of red tape reduction through Red Tape Awareness Weektm, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) Red Tape Report Card is awarding more A grades...


21 january 2019

12:29
This marks a historic day for the citizens of our community as classes begin at Niagara University's modern new site located in the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre (VMC). Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua formally welcomed students, professors and members of the...

11:42
Ontarians consider Ford and his PC government the biggest problem facing Ontario, according to new Nanos research released today at Queen's Park. Ontarians identified Ford as a bigger problem than climate change, wages, jobs and the economy. OPSEU...