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12 september 2019

11:10
The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) today published for comment proposed rule amendments aimed at implementing eight initiatives that seek to eliminate duplicative requirements, streamline regulatory processes, codify frequently-granted...


11 september 2019

13:51
Already struggling with a summer of record-high emergency room (ER) wait times, increasing hallway health care and the flu season in the offing, how will Toronto's hospitals fare under the strain of a $1Billion more in cuts that the Conservatives...

11:10
STATEMENT FROM SEIU HEALTHCARE PRESIDENT SHARLEEN STEWART: "Doug Ford's Conservative Government continues to ignore the needs of Ontario's PSWs.  Ontario has a recruitment and retention crisis, and without a genuine effort to directly support the...


10 september 2019

23:44
Canada's largest union in the private sector has vowed to continue to fight for public Manitoba Hydro, health care, and other valued public services. "Manitoba Hydro is a fantastic public utility that hundreds of thousands of Manitobans and Manitoba...

23:09
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the results of the provincial election in Manitoba: "Manitobans have chosen to re-elect a majority government led by the Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba.   "On...

16:53
On September 5th, the Government of British Columbia (BC) announced that it would be forcibly switching 1,700 patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) from their current biologic medicine to alternative versions of the treatment, the...


9 september 2019

14:00
The Autorité des marchés financiers ("AMF") is pleased to announce the appointment of Oumar Diallo to the position of Director, Fintech and Innovation.  Mr. Diallo has solid expertise in strategic and regulatory analysis,...

13:15
LOGISTEC Corporation welcomes financial support of up to $1.4 million from the Government of Quebec for Termont Montreal, a LOGISTEC joint-venture, to convert 57 terminal tractors into diesel-electric hybrid vehicles equipped with automatic...

11:46
CUPE Ontario announced today their Communities not Cuts campaign. This province-wide initiative brings together public sector workers and communities in a fightback against the Ford Conservative government's all out attack on Ontario's public...


8 september 2019

11:00
On International Literacy Day, Canada's Premiers are pleased to congratulate the recipients of the 15th annual Council of the Federation Literacy Award. Announced on September 6, 2019, the Award celebrates outstanding achievement, innovative practice...


7 september 2019

11:19
La Société des traversiers du Québec (STQ) reminds users that the MS Béatrice Hubert will provide passenger transport for the Entry Island?Cap-aux-Meules crossing from September 9 to October 1st while the MS Ivan-Quinn has its regulatory dry-dock...


6 september 2019

17:01
Investing in modern transportation infrastructure is vital to connecting communities and ensuring that Canadians get to work, school and essential services on time and back home safely at the end of a long day. Today, the Honourable Bernadette...

12:32
The United Steelworkers will start running ads pointing out the many broken promises Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party have broken, and how they've particularly let down Indigenous communities. The ads were written and...

11:53
A new province-wide radio ad launched by Renewable Industries Canada (RICanada), the country's leading biofuels industry group, supports the Ontario Government's commitment to increase ethanol blending in the province's gasoline to 15 percent (E15)...

08:30
On Saturday, September 7, 2019, the 23 Sépaq national parks will open their doors to outdoor and open space enthusiasts absolutely free of charge for the 10th edition of Quebec National Parks Day. This will be a wonderful opportunity to gather with...


5 september 2019

18:57
Healthy wild fish stocks are vital to the economic prosperity and social fabric of British Columbia's coastal communities, and are fundamental to the culture of many Indigenous communities. The focus on habitat restoration projects and research...

17:45
Investing in local water and wastewater systems is key to improving people's quality of life, protecting waterways and positioning communities for growth. Today, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast...

17:16
LCBO workers will be holding an information picket outside the constituency office of MPP Jeff Yurek Friday from 2 pm to 4 pm to remind the government and the public of the dangers involved with privatizing alcohol sales. "We all lose when the...

16:45
The consultation tour to meet with English-speaking Quebecers, led by the Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier for relations with English-speaking Quebecers, Christopher Skeete, made its first stop on the Gaspé peninsula today at New Carlisle,...

16:09
Fred Hahn, President of CUPE Ontario, will hold a press conference on Monday, September 9th at Queen's Park to launch a province wide community based & multi sector campaign to stop the Ford Conservative Government Cuts. ...

15:09
The announcement of the closure of Hammond Cedar in Maple Ridge is the latest in a series of devastating sawmill closures in British Columbia that requires immediate and robust changes to forestry policy, says the United Steelworkers (USW) union. In...

12:00
The Government of Canada is committed to supporting the creation and renovation of cultural spaces to promote better access to the arts and heritage. Mr. Peter Fragiskatos, Member of Parliament (London North Centre), announced today a $4.1-million...

11:24
The Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal (MAC) is once again collaborating with MOMENTA | Biennale de l'image to be the first in North America to present Children's Games by renowned Belgian artist Francis Alÿs. Starting...

10:49
A new interactive online map from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) spells out how the Ontario government's cuts to education funding are affecting the finances of each of the province's 72 school boards. "With students back in...

10:41
Sudbury home-care workers, locked out of their jobs since May, will be in Kitchener today to protest the profit-driven attacks of their employer, Kitchener-based CarePartners. The Sudbury workers, predominantly low-paid...

10:30
Earlier this morning at a CAA South Central Ontario (CAA SCO) store in Markham, the Hon. Rod Phillips, Minister of Finance, announced the introduction of electronic proof of auto insurance for Ontario drivers. Ontario...

09:15
Strategic investments in wastewater treatment infrastructure play a key role in supporting safe, efficient, and sustainable communities. The Honourable Rodger Cuzner, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment,...


4 september 2019

14:00
The Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA), Ontario's regulatory association for Human Resources (HR) professionals, is pleased to announce author and social commentator, Yassmin Abdel-Magied will kick off HRPA2020 Annual Conference and...

10:15
Our two official languages are a source of pride for all Canadians. All young Canadians should have the chance to learn, grow, thrive, and have fun at school in their first official language and learn their second...


3 september 2019

15:42
Kasari Govender was sworn in by Acting Clerk Kate Lloyd-Ryan as B.C.'s new human rights commissioner at the Legislature today. The Office of the Human Rights Commissioner will be headquartered in Vancouver. It is Canada's first fully independent...

11:16
On Saturday, September 7, 2019, the 23 Sépaq national parks will open their doors to outdoor and open space enthusiasts absolutely free of charge for the 10th edition of Quebec National Parks Day. This will be a wonderful opportunity to gather with...

10:53
Today, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, was at the Fondation de Lauberivière to highlight the signing of two new agreements between the Government of Canada and the Government of Quebec to ensure...

09:36
Two new Habitat for Humanity partner families will soon realize their dream of homeownership. A representative from the office of Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, along with the Honourable Lisa Dempster,...

09:10
Thanks to investments made by the Government of Canada, the Province of Prince Edward Island, the City of Summerside, and the Port of Summerside, residents of Summerside will soon have access to more safe and affordable places to call home....

09:05
Novo Nordisk is pleased to announce Ozempic® (semaglutide injection) is now publicly reimbursed in the province of Alberta. Ozempic® is a once-weekly glucagon-like peptide (GLP-1) receptor agonist indicated alongside diet and exercise to improve...

06:30
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas issued the following statement on word last week that the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario threw out a dozen applications for licences to sell cannabis: I am bewildered as to why the Premier is allowing...

06:00
The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will make an announcement regarding the agreement reached between the governments of Canada and Quebec on Reaching Home: Canada's Homelessness Strategy. A photo...


2 september 2019

12:49
Unifor members at Nemak of Canada Corporation gathered today to protest the decision by their employer to close their plant and abandon them in an attempt to move their jobs to Monterey, Mexico. "Nemak cannot get away with betraying its workers or...

06:00
The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will make an announcement regarding the agreement reached between the governments of Canada and Quebec on Reaching Home: Canada's Homelessness Strategy. A photo...


1 september 2019

12:58
Canada and Quebec recognize the importance of investing in strategic infrastructure projects that meet the unique needs of rural and northern communities. Investing in the care of at-risk people is essential to building strong inclusive communities....


30 august 2019

16:14
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas issued the following statement on Friday in response to recent comments by the Competition Bureau Canada about privatizing sales of alcohol in Ontario: Canada's Competition Bureau thinks more privatized alcohol...

14:30
The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will make an announcement regarding the agreement reached between the governments of Canada and Quebec on Reaching Home: Canada's Homelessness Strategy. A photo...

14:00
Women's organizations provide vital services in our communities, supporting women and girls to be financially secure, free from violence, and able to fully participate in all aspects of our economy and society. Yet for far too long they have been...

11:48
MPP Michael Coteau and MNA Guy Ouellette released the following statement today: "We are pleased to see that Apple Inc. has finally committed to opening up it's iPhone tools and parts to repair shops. While at this point they are only doing so in the...

09:00
Guy Ouellette, MNA for Chomedey will preside on a nonpartisan task force of the Council of State Governments to investigate a Right to Repair for consumer products. The committee, which was struck last month, will also include Ontario MPP Micheal...


29 august 2019

15:15
Canada and Quebec recognize the importance of investing in strategic infrastructure projects that meet the unique needs of rural and northern communities. Investing in the care of at-risk people is essential to building strong inclusive communities....

12:01
CUPE 441 members who work in K-12 have taken a strike vote in support of their bargaining committee. Voting was held on nine occasions at two locations during the month of August, concluding on August 27. A large number of members voted with an...

11:50
Today, UBI Works launches a new initiative to equip citizens with evidence-based narratives highlighting the economic need and potential of a universal basic income (UBI) in Canada. UBI Works was created to tell the economic and human stories behind...

07:40
Investing in public infrastructure supports efficient transportation networks that help Canadians stay safe on the roads while allowing efficient access to work, school, and community. Today, Pat Finnigan, Member of Parliament for Miramichi?Grand...

06:00
Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event regarding energy improvements to homes in Nova Scotia Mi'kmaw communities with the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic Development; Hugh MacKay, Member...

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