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News by subject: CPG

21 january 2019

10:54
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...

06:00
Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) President Warren (Smokey) Thomas will reveal new research into how the people of Ontario feel about Premier Doug Ford and his policies, as well as their overwhelming support for properly funded public...


18 january 2019

17:45
With extreme cold temperatures and a winter storm forecast for the weekend, all Urgences-santé personnel are ready and on alert. Urgences-santé would also like to remind Montréal and Laval residents of things they can do to help and to prevent...

15:39
Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) President Warren (Smokey) Thomas will reveal new research into how the people of Ontario feel about Premier Doug Ford and his policies, as well as their overwhelming support for properly funded public...

10:27
The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, and this year's co-chair of the Council of Ministers Responsible for Transportation and Highway Safety, the Honourable Lori Carr, Minister of Highways and Infrastructure for Saskatchewan, will host...

09:00
Join the Honourable Larry Bagnell, Member of Parliament for Yukon on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), and...


17 january 2019

16:03
Doug Ford's PC government has announced an unprecedented round of deep cuts to Ontario Universities, the conversion of student grants to loans, and an attack on student democracy on campuses. "These cuts were made without...

14:03
Thoughtless cuts to post-secondary education by Ford's PC government threaten workers on campus and attack students' access to education. In an announcement on Thursday, January 17, the provincial government shared a plan of cuts to funding for...

12:00
Investors defrauded by David Michael Michaels will get some money back after the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) obtained money from the sale of Michael's Hawaiian property and a cash payment from Michaels. The BCSC's court-appointed...

11:13
Despite the many sources that state vaping products are less harmful than traditional tobacco products, and the thousands of people that have switched from cigarettes to vaping products, the government of British Columbia continues to prevent adult...

09:00
Join the Honourable Larry Bagnell, Member of Parliament for Yukon on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), and...


16 january 2019

09:48
Families, Indigenous communities and vulnerable Canadians in need of an affordable place to call home can count on long-term funding for community housing in Prince Edward Island thanks to an agreement by the federal and provincial governments....

06:30
The federal and provincial governments will be making an announcement related to the Canada-PEI Agreement under the National Housing Strategy. Media are invited to join Adam Vaughan, Parliamentary Secretary to the...

06:00
The same town where the Ontario government set up its secret cannabis warehouse is banning private retailers, joining 50 other municipalities in just saying no to Premier Doug Ford's reckless scheme to privatize cannabis sales. "It's pretty ironic,"...


15 january 2019

21:19
The federal and provincial governments will be making an announcement related to the Canada-PEI Agreement under the National Housing Strategy. Media are invited to join Adam Vaughan, Parliamentary Secretary to the...

16:56
The same town where the Ontario government set up its secret cannabis warehouse is banning private retailers, joining 50 other municipalities in just saying no to Premier Doug Ford's reckless scheme to privatize cannabis sales. "It's pretty ironic,"...

15:00
The Governments of Québec and Canada are granting $9,086,460 in financial assistance to Victoriaville & Co. Inc., Groupe A.B.L. inc., Métallomax inc., Vic Store Fixtures Inc. and G.G.Telecom. These contributions will help these Victoriaville and...

12:56
Recommendations from the Nova Scotia Expert Panel on Long-Term Care highlight the need for a serious investment in the province's long-term care system, including a call to increase staffing and deal with troubling recruitment and retention issues....

09:30
The governments of Canada and Quebec are protecting public health and helping preserve waterways by investing in projects to ensure modern efficient water and wastewater treatment systems. These investments are helping communities meet their growing...


14 january 2019

13:00
On Tuesday January 15, the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) will offer recommendations to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs regarding investments and policy changes to help end hallway medicine. Who:    Altaf Stationwala, Board...

09:00
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) The Honourable Marc Garneau, Member of Parliament for Notre-Dame-de-Grâce?Westmount and Minister of Transport, will announce funding for Porcupine Canvas Manufacturing.   The announcement will be...

08:00
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities and Member of Parliament for Saint-Maurice?Champlain, together with Éric Lefebvre, Member of the National...

08:00
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, MP for University?Rosedale and Minister of Foreign Affairs, along with Chantal Soucy, MNA for Saint-Hyacinthe, will announce funding for Dose Juice Inc.,...


11 january 2019

12:06
The Commission issued an Order in the above named matter. A copy of the Order dated January 11, 2019 is available at www.osc.gov.on.ca OFFICE OF THE SECRETARYGRACE KNAKOWSKISECRETARY TO THE COMMISSION SOURCE Ontario Securities Commission


10 january 2019

13:00
The Autorité des marchés financiers (the "AMF"), following a call for candidates (in French only) launched in July 2018, today announced the composition of its Financial Products and Services Consumer Advisory Committee (the "Committee"). ...


9 january 2019

12:33
"Today, the Ontario Government announced a public consultation on the auto insurance system, a positive step towards meaningful product reforms.   Aviva is committed to working with the government to create a more modern regulatory framework, which...


8 january 2019

14:00
The Brandt Group of Companies demonstrated its strong support of the province's natural resource industry at a rally held for oil and gas producers at the Legislative Building in Regina, Tuesday, January 8. The well-attended event, hosted by Canada...

08:00
Corporation d'urgences-santé is pleased to announce that, effective January 14, 2019, paramedics will work with doctors to apply an on line attestation of death procedure in Montréal and Laval. When a death occurs at a home or in a public place other...

06:00
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is calling on the Ford government to stop using police to try to block workers at the privately operated cannabis warehouse from unionizing. "Calling in officers from Halton Regional Police to stop OPSEU from...


3 january 2019

11:04
The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) is pleased to announce the updated membership of the Securities Proceedings Advisory Committee (SPAC). The SPAC is an advisory committee to the OSC's Office of the Secretary. The SPAC provides comment and...


2 january 2019

14:10
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says Rocco Rossi should resign as President and CEO of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce after posting an offensive tweet ridiculing people who work hard every day to keep the province running. On New Year's Eve,...

08:00
The Honourable Justice Michael H. Tulloch will hold a public event on Friday, January 4, 2019 to speak about his work leading the Independent Street Checks Review examining Ontario's...


21 december 2018

15:58
The Ministère de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MELCC) and the California Air Ressources Board (CARB) announced that the next joint carbon market auction will be held on February 20, 2019. The publication of the...

11:13
Considering the nature of information brought to its attention, the Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse has launched an investigation on its own initiative concerning youth protection services provided to Inuit youth...

06:00
As experts raise alarm bells about the accelerating growth of the cannabis criminal market, OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is renewing his call for municipalities to opt out of Premier Doug Ford's reckless privatized cannabis scheme. "It's...


20 december 2018

17:01
The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) today announced a time extension to its decision regarding the Leave to Construct for the new Lake Superior Link/East-West Tie transmission line, to allow for an additional review process. Influenced by Hydro One's...

14:50
The University Hospital Foundation (UHF), Ministry of Alberta Economic Development and Trade, and Shire Pharma Canada ULC (Shire Canada) through the Calgary Health Trust (CHT), have jointly invested $1.7 Million to create a pan-provincial...

11:22
Leadnow Executive Director, Lyndsay Poaps, and Leadnow referendum volunteers from all walks of life, are available for media interviews and commentary on the results of the 2018 BC Referendum on Electoral Reform. The volunteers range from high school...

10:30
Investing in safe efficient roadways is crucial to encouraging economic activity, facilitating trade and creating well-paying jobs. Today, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, on behalf of the Honourable...

06:00
The staffing shortage at the Cambridge Central Ambulance Communications Centre (CACC) has reached a crisis level, and according to OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas, patients' lives are at risk.  "Ambulance Communications Officers (ACOs) are...


19 december 2018

12:30
The Government of Canada and the Province of Saskatchewan, along with the City of Regina and Souls Harbour Rescue Mission (SHRM) officially opened the Gerri Carroll Hope Centre, a new 17-unit affordable rental housing development for individuals who...

06:30
Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event with Ken McDonald, Member of Parliament for Avalon, on behalf of the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable...


18 december 2018

17:20
The Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs will meet to conduct Pre-Budget Consultations. The Committee intends to hold public hearings in Toronto on January 15 and 29, 2019; and in Dryden on January 21, in Timmins on January 22, in...

14:00
A Vancouver man who was recently arrested in Toronto has been charged with additional offences under the B.C. Securities Act. Won Sang Shen "Craig" Cho is facing new charges of breaching an order of the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC),...

12:23
Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event with Ken McDonald, Member of Parliament for Avalon, on behalf of the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable...

11:15
Quebec's transport minister, François Bonnardel, and Interim Chief Executive Officer of Société des traversiers du Québec (STQ), François Bertrand, announced a series of initiatives today that will significantly improve passenger mobility and goods...

11:01
The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) today published for comment a notice outlining a proposed Trading Fee Rebate Pilot Study to examine the effects of a prohibition of rebate payments by Canadian marketplaces (Proposed Pilot). The...


17 december 2018

13:38
The opioid crisis is devastating individuals, families and communities across the country. Without increased access to effective, evidence-based treatment options, people with substance use disorder will continue to be at risk for overdose. Today,...

12:07
Mr François Bonnardel, Minister of Transport, and Mr François Bertrand, acting President and Chief Executive Officer of the Société des traversiers du Québec (STQ), invite the media to an official announcement concerning the improvement of the...

11:53
The Government of Canada remains committed to being open and transparent by delivering responsible government. The Honourable Scott Brison, President of the Treasury Board and Minister of Digital Government, today released Canada's 2018-20 National...