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1 november 2019

14:04
Education workers represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) will appear at a news conference to announce the results of the province-wide ratification votes on the tentative central agreement reached on October 6....

11:31
The Autorité des marchés financiers (the "AMF") was informed at the end of the day yesterday that Desjardins Group had just been advised by the Sûreté du Québec that the personal information leak affecting it is more significant than originally...

10:27
The Quebec Community Newspaper Association QCNA supported by the Secretariat aux relations avec les Québécois d'expression anglaise has concluded a provincial study for the English Community newspapers and radios.  The recent study conducted by SOM...

09:43
Chief Electoral Officer of Canada Stéphane Perrault announced today that there will be a judicial recount of the votes in the electoral district of Port Moody?Coquitlam (British Columbia). Following a validation of the results in the electoral...


31 october 2019

20:30
The Métis Nation of Saskatchewan (MN-S) is terminating the Clarence Campeau Development Fund (CCDF) Agreement with the Province of Saskatchewan and calling on the province to immediately start negotiations on a new agreement....

19:14
Squatex - The management of Squatex Energy and Ressources Inc. (Squatex), in conjunction with its partner Petrolympic Inc. (Petrolympic) announces that, through its attorneys, a lawsuit against the Quebec Government was filed in Superior Court,...

10:42
Calling it a small but important step in addressing the "Crisis in Corrections," OPSEU leaders are satisfied with the Ford government's recent decision to end funding for the permanent presence of police officers at several jails. "Our jails are...


30 october 2019

15:59
Today, the Government of Ontario announced changes to the OCAD University Act that will reduce red tape, administrative burden and save money while allowing OCAD U the ability to offer a full range of university level degrees for the jobs of...

10:00
The Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal is thrilled to launch a new series of exhibitions today. Up to January 5, 2020, visitors will be treated to a vast array of art practices. Opening the series is a survey exhibition of the last ten years of...

09:00
Between now and March 10, 2020, school representatives, students and business starters from all 17 regions of Québec are invited to register their projects for the OSEntreprendre Challenge on osentreprendre.quebec to showcase their ideas and perhaps...


29 october 2019

15:24
The Quebec Cannabis Industry Association (QCIA) believes that the passage of Bill 2, the Quebec government's Act to tighten the regulation of cannabis which raises the legal consumption age from 18 to 21, will steer the most vulnerable consumers...

10:20
New data released today by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) shows overwhelming support for national physician licensure. The findings, from the 2019 CMA Physician Workforce Survey, reveal that nine in 10 physicians support national licensure...

09:56
The Logistics and Transportation Metropolitan Cluster of Montreal, CargoM, invites you to the only career fair in transportation and logistics, a major recruitment and trades demonstration event taking place on Tuesday, November 5, from 10:00 a.m. to...


28 october 2019

14:25
Retail Council of Canada (RCC) applauds Associate Minister's Prabmeet Singh Sarkaria's introduction of the Better for People, Smarter for Business Act, 2019.  This initiative clearly demonstrates the Ontario Government's continued commitment to...

13:30
On October 23, the BC government made an important announcement in Vancouver to support the establishment of ship-to-ship LNG marine refueling services along the west coast of North America. Premier John Horgan committed $25,000 in support of a study...

10:45
Starting today, communities in Ontario with populations under 100,000 can apply for funding to support stormwater and wastewater infrastructure through the Green Infrastructure stream, part of the joint federal/provincial Investing in Canada...

10:15
The Bureau du coroner is publishing Mélissa Gagnon's report on the death of Rick Stephan Genest, which occurred on August 1, 2018. It will be recalled that an investigation was conducted to shed light on the circumstances that led to the death of...


26 october 2019

07:00
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is demanding that the Ford government be as responsible with the sale of alcohol as it's becoming with the sale of vaping products. "The Premier and the Health Minister are doing the right thing by trying to cut...


25 october 2019

16:45
The consultation tour led by the Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier for Relations with English-speaking Quebecers, Christopher Skeete, made a stop today in Lennoxville. During this session, Mr. Skeete had an opportunity to spend some time with...

16:28
The Canadian Payroll Association applauds the Government of Alberta for commitments made in the province's 2019 Budget that will focus on reducing red tape, supporting job creation, and eliminating unnecessary costs on businesses. As the profession...

15:31
Moving adult smokers away from cigarettes to vaping products should be one of Ontario's public health goals. However, the recently announced ban on e-cigarette advertising at retail will limit adult smokers' ability to learn about alternative...

13:37
The Ontario Medical Association (OMA) strongly supports this move by the Ontario Government to address the issue of youth vaping by banning the promotion of vapour products in convenience stores and gas stations. Our...

12:24
"Heart & Stroke welcomes today's announcement from the Government of Ontario that it will ban advertising and promotion of vaping products, except in specialty stores. This brings rules for the promotion of vaping products in line with the...

11:58
The Ontario Government has announced it will ban the promotion of nicotine vaping products in the very place where most smokers buy their cigarettes - convenience stores - preventing smokers from becoming aware of and transitioning to an option that...

10:00
Alberta's decision to increase the price of a carton of cigarettes by $5 will fuel an already significant illegal tobacco market, and its stated intention to tax vapour products will simply make it more difficult for adults to choose an alternative...

09:32
The Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) welcomes the action taken by the Government of British Columbia, which has just introduced a bill to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. More...

06:00
More than 200 physician assistants (PAs) are gathering in Niagara Falls from October 24 to 27 to discuss some of the biggest issues in health care and to call on provincial governments to use the profession to make health care services across the...

06:00
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says there's nothing smart about Treasury Board President Peter Bethlenfalvy's "Smart Initiative" to privatize more public services. "If the Tories are looking for a truly smart initiative, I've got one for...


24 october 2019

19:42
The provincial government has introduced legislation to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UN Declaration), that, once passed, will make British Columbia the first province/territory in Canada to legislate...

18:35
Premier Jason Kenney's cuts to provincial services are totally unwarranted and will only deepen the issues with Alberta's economy, says Unifor. "Austerity has been widely discredited but that won't stop Jason Kenney from his old habits," said Jerry...

13:44
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde and British Columbia AFN Regional Chief Terry Teegee welcome legislation tabled today in the BC legislature to harmonize provincial laws with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights...

13:01
Alberta Government announced the cancellation of the Funding Programs for Partial Upgrading and Refining. The Government has, however, recommended Value Creation Group ("VCG") to pursue a separate new program which, in fact, could better serve our...

11:17
The Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal (MAC) continues to grow its international reputation through three remarkable travelling exhibitions. Leonard Cohen: A Crack in Everything in EuropeAfter a successful showing at...

11:00
The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) today announced that it is undertaking a review of Automatic Securities Disposition Plans (ASDPs). ASDPs enable insiders to make preplanned sales of securities of an issuer through an arms-length...


23 october 2019

14:32
Workers at the Bay St. George Long-Term Care Centre in Stephenville Crossing will hold a demonstration on Thursday to voice their concerns about extreme mandatory overtime and the provincial government's failure to address staffing shortages....


22 october 2019

14:28
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is warning Premier Doug Ford to stop taking the welfare of Ontario's children for granted. Members of OPSEU's education workers sector, including the Educational Resource Facilitators of Peel that affiliated...

13:42
The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) announced today new electricity prices for households and small businesses, effective November 1, under the Regulated Price Plan (RPP). The winter time-of-use (TOU) hours will also take effect November 1. The total bill...

07:12
OPSEU's President says the federal election results in Ontario are a clear message for Doug Ford to change course on his wrongheaded policies. Warren (Smokey) Thomas points to the fact the federal Tories only earned about a third of the popular vote...


21 october 2019

20:00
The provincial government has announced sweeping changes to the Securities Act, giving the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) some of the strongest powers in the country to protect investors and tougher consequences for wrongdoers. "We'd...


19 october 2019

08:00
A growing hub for tourism, the Port of Toronto Cruise Ship Terminal welcomes thousands of passengers to Toronto each year. This season ? which extends to October 22 ? will mark the Port of Toronto's busiest yet as the number of cruise ships visiting...


18 october 2019

17:58
The consultation tour led by the Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier for Relations with English-speaking Quebecers, Christopher Skeete, made a stop today in Pointe-Claire. During this session, Mr. Skeete had an opportunity to spend some time with...

17:00
LCBO workers will be holding a "Shop LCBO" information picket outside the LCBO store on Lasalle Boulevard in Sudbury on Saturday to remind the government and the public of the dangers of privatizing alcohol sales. "We all lose when the government...

14:00
FAIR Canada has returned $2.4 million to the Jarislowsky Foundation because it was unable to meet the 200% matching condition, as governments, securities regulators and self-regulatory organizations have been generally unwilling to provide adequate...

10:02
Bell today applauded the Québec government's new Régions branchées program to provide residents, businesses and other organizations in smaller communities with access to broadband fibre communications services. "Bell shares the government's...


17 october 2019

18:36
Many instigators of change have gathered today, at the invitation of the Minister Responsible for Indigenous Affairs, Sylvie D'Amours, to identify a process for implementation of the recommendations arising from the Public Inquiry Commission on...

17:00
LCBO workers will be holding a "Shop LCBO" information picket outside the LCBO store on Worthington Street in North Bay on Friday to remind government and the public of the dangers of privatizing alcohol sales. "We all lose when the government allows...

17:00
LCBO workers will be holding "Shop LCBO" information pickets outside LCBO stores across in Durham, Markdale, and Mount Forest on Friday to remind government and the public of the dangers of privatizing alcohol sales. "We all lose when the government...

16:45
The consultation tour led by the Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier for Relations with English-speaking Quebecers, Christopher Skeete, made a stop today in Montréal. During this session, Mr. Skeete had an opportunity to spend some time with...

14:12
Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) Local 133 will host a barbecue fundraiser to raise awareness of the effects of Ford government cuts to mental health services on Woodstock-area residents with mental health and addictions issues. Date:...

09:48
Today, Fiera Foods issued the below statement: "Fiera Foods continues to cooperate fully with the Ministry of Labour and will do so throughout this legal process. Any workplace fatality is tragic, and we are committed to doing everything we can to...

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