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22 november 2019

17:20
Unifor stood in solidarity with elected student leaders from the Canadian Federation of Students and the York Federation of Students at a media conference this morning to announce the successful legal challenge of the Doug Ford government's Student...

13:45
The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) today applauded the Government of New Brunswick for introducing legislation to strengthen investor protection, and safeguard seniors and vulnerable retail investors. Once Bill 9 is...

13:40
The Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation announced the completion of its fundraising campaign to ensure an automated external defibrillator (AED) for all public high schools in Quebec. In addition, ACT confirmed that every year 68,000...

10:15
The Lion Electric Co., its partners and the Quebec Government are launching a major project to integrate equipment and technology into all-electric heavy vehicles. The estimated $15.8 million project, to which the government is contributing $7.9...

07:00
Note: All times local   Ottawa, Ontario   11:00 a.m. The Prime Minister will meet with the Premier of Ontario, the Honourable Doug Ford. Office of the Prime Minister West Block Parliament Hill Notes for media: Photo opportunity at the beginning of...


21 november 2019

19:05
The Ford government's latest reset of its disastrous decision to privatize cannabis sales is bound to make an already bad situation worse, says OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas. "What will it take for the government to understand that cannabis...

16:07
Note: All times local   Ottawa, Ontario   11:00 a.m. The Prime Minister will meet with the Premier of Ontario, the Honourable Doug Ford. Office of the Prime Minister West Block Parliament Hill Notes for media: Photo opportunity at the beginning of...

15:38
Although Imperial Tobacco Canada continues to believe that youth should not vape and supports effective efforts to address the issue, it is shocked that the P.E.I. legislature and the Minister of Health has allowed special interests and...

11:06
The CVA has been vigorously advocating for over a year now with provincial health authorities across Canada on the most effective ways to reduce and eliminate youth access to vaping products. As has been emphasized by many clinicians, former smokers...

07:00
The Mouvement québécois de la qualité this morning kicked off the Salon sur les meilleures pratiques d'affaires (www.salonmpa.com), organized in collaboration with the Government of Québec. More than 3,000 business leaders, experts and quality...


20 november 2019

18:37
The sudden labour dispute between the Canadian National Railway (CNR) and its unionized employees, whose first consequence affects propane supply, will have immediate and negative consequences for Quebec farms and farmers....

13:40
As the unified voice of the fertilizer industry in Canada, Fertilizer Canada would like to extend its support to 'Saskatchewan's Growth Plan: The Next Decade of Growth 2020-2030. The fertilizer industry contributes over $5 billion dollars towards the...

11:03
The Ford Conservatives are putting children and families at risk by cutting funding to Children's Aid Societies and asking frontline workers to do more with less, according to the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE). Child welfare workers,...

10:30
The Corporation is launching the Environmental Impact Assessment and Review (EIAR) process with the goal of putting its Wasamac gold deposit into production. In December 2018, Monarch completed a positive feasibility study on Wasamac (based on a gold...

09:51
A new report released today reveals gaps in quality of care for Canadians living with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). The Burden of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis in Canada report reveals major disparities in access to treatments, resources and...

09:30
The Ontario Good Roads Association is taking the first steps by calling on the Government of Ontario to create a working stakeholder group to implement Vision Zero across the entire Province of Ontario. "The time is now to take action as a cohesive...

08:00
The Government of Alberta can lead Canada by striking a bold regulatory balance on vaping, Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc. (RBH) told a provincial committee reviewing Alberta's Tobacco Smoking Reduction Act today. The...

06:54
The Quebec Cannabis Industry Association (QCIA) believes that the adoption of the government's proposed regulations on edible cannabis products puts the health and safety of Quebecers at risk. The proposed regulation prohibits most forms of edible...


19 november 2019

11:46
The Estate of Lynne Cohen, in collaboration with the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (MNBAQ) and its Foundation, is proud to announce that the Prix Lynne-Cohen has been awarded to Jinyoung Kim. The biennial award seeks to support the practice...

10:42
In response to news yesterday from the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) concerning the moratorium extension on bottled water permits, Nestlé Waters Canada President Adam Graves made the following statement:  "Nestlé Waters...

10:00
A greenhouse gas emission units auction is being held today. The Ministère de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MELCC) will hold this auction in conjunction with the California Air Resources Board (CARB). The joint...


15 november 2019

17:10
The Société des traversiers du Québec informs the population that the passenger transportation service will be exclusively made by helicopter as of this Saturday, November 16, 2019 until the end of the freezing season next spring....

16:45
The Secrétariat aux relations avec les Québécois d'expression anglaise completed its 2019 consultation tour with a day-long session in Québec City. More than 40 leaders of Quebec's English-speaking communities came together during the final session...

13:18
The Canadian Vaping Association (CVA) welcomes the overall vision of Minister Dix's announcement today that the province of British Columbia will launch a 10-point plan to update the province's vaping regulations, some starting as early as January 1,...


14 november 2019

21:15
Rights4Vapers.com, the country's leading vaping consumer rights organization, is discouraged and dismayed by the B.C. government's proposed vaping regulations. "As the voice of Canadian adult vapers, we have to ask why...

14:32
"Heart & Stroke congratulates the BC Government for its leadership in introducing the most comprehensive steps in Canada being taken to stem the escalating epidemic of youth vaping. We welcome today's announcement from Health Minister Adrian Dix,...

14:12
CUPE Ontario gathered today in front of Doug Ford's constituency office to protest cuts to WSIB and to address issues facing workers' health and safety in Ontario. "These cuts need to stop," stated Fred Hahn, President of...

14:10
A decade-long funding drought for Ontario's developmental disability services must be addressed with dollars and common sense not cuts, says OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas. Last weekend, news outlets in Ontario...

12:04
While broadly supportive of the goals of the Insurance Capital Standard (ICS), the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) did not support the ICS design proposed for a five-year monitoring period at the Executive Committee...

11:08
Well-known for creating wildly unusual worlds that fuel the imagination, Kid Koala is presenting his new work, The Storyville Mosquito, at Place des Arts from November 27 to December 8, 2019. A show combining technology, music, and video?with some...


13 november 2019

14:00
CUPE Ontario President Fred Hahn will join CUPE 2977, CUPE's Health and Safety/Injured Workers, and community members at Doug Ford's Constituency Office. This event is part of Communities not Cuts rallies and events taking place across the province...


12 november 2019

12:00
Members of the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) have signed a fintech co-operation agreement with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). The members are the securities regulatory authorities in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New...

11:50
The Ontario government's new policy to expand partnership agreements between Ontario's colleges and private trainers will bolster the province's efforts to produce a more highly qualified workforce, Ontario's colleges said today. "This creates new...

11:45
OASIS has learned that the Government of Ontario is spending $1 million on consultants to help them make cuts to the developmental disability sector, and to do so without consulting with the individuals, families, parents, or service providers who...


11 november 2019

15:43
Between now and November 22, as part of the Semaine des entrepreneurs à l'école, over 25 000 young people from elementary school through university will receive visits from entrepreneurs from their communities in all of the 17 regions of Québec. An...

15:27
Today the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) will begin mailing over 800,000 Property Assessment Notices to property owners across Ontario. The notices reflect changes in assessment that have taken place over the last year. While 2019...


8 november 2019

13:25
It has taken only a few days for Conservative Premier Doug Ford to break his promise that he would "get it right" and abandon a regressive agenda that is deeply unpopular with Ontario workers and families, the United Steelworkers (USW) says....

13:00
ADM Aéroports de Montréal welcomes the announcement by Québec Premier François Legault and Tourism Minister Caroline Proulx regarding the Explore Québec program which enables more visitors to benefit from attractive travel packages at discounted...

11:28
The Autorité des marchés financiers (the "AMF") is pleased to announce the appointment of Hugo Lacroix as Superintendent, Securities Markets. Mr. Lacroix had been acting as Interim Superintendent, Securities Markets since January 2019, while...

11:00
In response to the need for bilingual nursing assistants in Indigenous communities and in the Montérégie region, Jean-François Roberge, Minister of Education and Higher Education, is authorizing the New Frontiers School Board to offer the Health,...


7 november 2019

17:09
The Standing Committee on General Government will meet to consider Bill 132, An Act to reduce burdens on people and businesses by enacting, amending and repealing various Acts and revoking various Regulations. The Committee intends to hold public...

16:52
Claims resulting from the exceptional weather event experienced in Québec this past October 31 and November 1 quickly exceeded twice the usual volume, reaching a record high. Consequently, the number of claims adjusters is insufficient to meet the...

15:24
Québec's strong economic and financial situation, as confirmed today by the Minister of Finance Eric Girard, allows the government to take a major step for the benefit of Quebecers by accelerating its actions to give them money back more quickly. An...

14:50
The Ministère des Finances du Québec announced today a 1.72% indexing rate, which will apply as of January 1, 2020 with regard to parameters of the personal income tax system, social assistance benefits and certain government rates. $537 million to...

14:40
The Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal (MAC) is pleased to invite visitors in November to talks by and encounters with renowned artists. Notably, the MAC is proud to welcome architect Eyal Weizman for a lecture in Montreal on November 17. Weizman...

08:44
OPSEU's President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says Wednesday's fall economic statement from the Ford government was a lot of empty rhetoric but no substance. "This statement is full of hollow promises. The lack of details did...

07:06
The Palais des congrès de Montréal, jointly with the CAPSQ network of Québec painters and sculptors, just raised the curtains on a major exhibition spanning 176 artworks by 49 Québec artists. This opening installment in a series of initiatives will...


6 november 2019

16:55
The Cannabis Council of Canada applauded the Ontario government's 2019 Fall Economic Statement for committing to improving and strengthening the legal cannabis market in the province. "Today's Economic Statement sends a...

14:20
Following an analysis of the Québec government report on governance and administration at the English-Montréal School Board (EMSB), and given the appalling situation observed by the investigators, the Minister of Education and Higher Education,...

11:28
The Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal (MAC) and the cluster EUNIC Montréal (European National Institutes for Culture) invite the public to EMERGE, an event dedicated to contemporary performance, featuring a dozen European and Canadian artists...

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