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News by subject: CPG

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...

11:38
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11:25
Flooding is Canada's costliest and most frequent natural disaster. Today, Randy Boissonnault, Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre and Special Advisor to the Prime Minister on LGBTQ2 Issues, on behalf of the Minister of Public Safety and...

09:28
Mr. Justice Belobaba has certified a class action against the government of Ontario on behalf of all persons who were alive as of April 10, 2015 who were approved for developmental services through a Developmental Services Ontario office and...

09:00
On behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, federal Minister of Health, the Honourable Larry Bagnell, Member of Parliament, and the Honourable Pauline Frost, Minister of Health and Social Services, Yukon, will announce new measures to...


14 december 2018

18:09
The governments of Canada and Alberta are making lives better for seniors in Boyle with the official opening of the new Wild Rose Assisted Living and Wild Rose Villa (Wild Rose) designated supportive living facility....

16:47
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says Doug Ford is scrambling to salvage his sinking cannabis ship now that several municipalities have refused to sign on to his irresponsible privatization scheme. "It looks like this ship has sunk at the...

16:30
The Government of Canada has joined Lake Babine Nation and the Government of British Columbia in collaboratively working towards a long-term reconciliation agreement. The agreement would implement Lake Babine Nation's title and rights, and support...

14:59
On behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, federal Minister of Health, the Honourable Larry Bagnell, Member of Parliament, and the Honourable Pauline Frost, Minister of Health and Social Services, Yukon, will announce new measures to...

14:16
As the hearings of the Public Inquiry Commission on relations between Indigenous Peoples and certain public services in Québec: listening, reconciliation and progress (Viens Commission) conclude today, David Birnbaum, MNA for D'Arcy-McGee and...

13:31
Protecting ocean health is a priority to Canadians and the Government of Canada. We have a collective responsibility to ensure that fish and their habitat are protected for future generations, and we take this responsibility very seriously. This is...

06:00
The federal government will have spent all its revenues for 2018 by around 9 pm on December 15. For the remaining sixteen days of the year, it will have to borrow to pay its bills. Most of the provinces fare better: British Columbia and Quebec,...


13 december 2018

17:50
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is warning Premier Doug Ford that he must replenish the ranks of frontline workers in the Ontario Public Service (OPS), which have been cut to the bone under previous governments. OPS management has grown over...

14:03
The Ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs (MFFP) has released updated population information on the Leaf River migratory caribou herd. As of November 2018, the data show that the population is still declining. Demographic indicators...

06:00
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is demanding that Doug Ford come clean about his secret deal to privatize Ontario's cannabis warehouse, amid startling new revelations that his staff tried to conceal the cost of a sole-sourced, "personalized"...

05:30
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is calling on city councillors in Toronto and Ottawa to opt-out of Doug Ford's irresponsible scheme to privatize the retail sale of cannabis. "Now is the time for city councillors in Toronto and Ottawa to take...


12 december 2018

19:58
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is calling on city councillors in Toronto and Ottawa to opt-out of Doug Ford's irresponsible scheme to privatize the retail sale of cannabis. "Now is the time for city councillors in Toronto and Ottawa to take...

13:22
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas has warned that Ontario colleges are ramming through a free speech policy in virtual secrecy with next to no consultation. OPSEU has learned that the colleges secretly put together a taskforce of 12 college...

11:50
Architecture is central to the experience of the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, which comprises four separate buildings: the Gérard Morisset Pavilion (1933), the central pavilion (1991), the Charles Baillairgé Pavilion (1867) and the Pierre...

06:00
Join Barb Miller, MLA for Red Deer-South, on behalf of Lori Sigurdson, Minister of Seniors and Housing, and Mayor Jim Romane, Town of Innisfail, and a representative from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation along with housing stakeholders as they...


11 december 2018

22:15
The Board of Directors of the Ontario Specialists Association looks forward to working collaboratively with the Ontario government to create solutions that put patients first. Ontario patients need their doctors to...

17:16
Join Barb Miller, MLA for Red Deer-South, on behalf of Lori Sigurdson, Minister of Seniors and Housing, and Mayor Jim Romane, Town of Innisfail, and a representative from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation along with housing stakeholders as they...


10 december 2018

15:50
On December 8, 2018, Peter Edwards, a patient from the Regional Psychiatric Centre died while in our custody of apparent natural causes following an illness. At the time of his death, Mr. Edwards, 64 years old, had been serving an indeterminate...

12:00
Canadians value human rights as a cornerstone of a free and democratic society. Today, on Human Rights Day, we have the opportunity to reflect and strongly reinforce our commitment to respecting the fundamental rights of all people. In 2018, as we...

11:17
The opioid crisis continues to devastate 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....

06:30
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says the Ford government is putting young lives at serious risk by reducing adult supervision in unlicensed and home daycares across the province. "Ford and his cronies are treating toddlers like red tape, when...


7 december 2018

18:18
Canada's First Ministers met today to discuss ways to strengthen economic growth and create jobs for the middle class by diversifying Canada's international trade, promoting clean growth, and strengthening trade between provinces and territories....

16:59
Quebec's National Assembly unanimously adopted a motion in support of the Federal government's reform or 'refresh' of the National Shipbuilding Strategy. The motion called upon the federal government to endorse the House of Commons and Senate's...

12:05
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today met with national Indigenous leaders and hosted a meeting of First Ministers with national Indigenous leaders. The Prime Minister first met privately with National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Perry...

10:00
The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) today applauded the Government of Prince Edward Island (PEI) for the passage of legislation that gives the national public-interest regulator more effective legal authority to protect...