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30 september 2019

09:25
Today, more than 55,000 members of CUPE Ontario have begun legal job action to secure the education services students need at school. They are education workers, represented by CUPE's Ontario School Board Council of...

09:18
Since December 14, 1990, when the UN General Assembly proclaimed October 1 as the International Day of Older Persons this has been a key date for older persons across Ontario. In Canada and around the world, demographics are shifting. The rapid...

07:00
The President of the Public Inquiry Commission on relations between Indigenous Peoples and certain public services in Québec ? listening, reconciliation and progress, the honourable Jacques Viens, will proceed with the submission of the Commission's...


29 september 2019

15:18
The President of the Public Inquiry Commission on relations between Indigenous Peoples and certain public services in Québec ? listening, reconciliation and progress, the honourable Jacques Viens, will proceed with the submission of the Commission's...


28 september 2019

10:00
Health Canada is advising Canadians who use vaping products to monitor themselves for symptoms of pulmonary illness (e.g., cough, shortness of breath, chest pain) and to seek medical attention promptly if they have concerns about their health. In the...


27 september 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 Québec City. During this session, Mr. Skeete had an opportunity to spend some time with...

16:10
Today at the Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM) annual convention, local elected leaders from around the province endorsed resolution B135, a motion put forward by Fort St. John calling for municipalities to work collaboratively with...

13:00
"Earlier this month I communicated with a reporter from Time Magazine regarding the existence of a photograph showing Justin Trudeau wearing Brownface at an event while he was a teacher at West Point Grey Academy. As a past member of the WPGA...

11:56
The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Québec, Ms. Sonia Lebel applauds the introduction of the Court of Québec addiction treatment program (CQATP) in Puvirnituq: the Nunavik Wellness Court.     In place at the Montréal Courthouse since...

10:32
The President of the Public Inquiry Commission on relations between Indigenous Peoples and certain public services in Québec ? listening, reconciliation and progress, the honourable Jacques Viens, will proceed with the submission of the Commission's...


26 september 2019

17:06
Today the Cannabis Council of Canada (C3) urged the Ontario government to accelerate its retail cannabis rollout.  "The Ontario government has a responsibility to act swiftly and increase the retail environment to improve...

10:42
In her 2018-2019 Annual Report released today, Ombudsperson Marie Rinfret takes stock of the Québec Ombudsman's public integrity achievements. QUÉBEC CITY, Sept. 26, 2019   "We conducted several audits and...

10:40
In her 2018-2019 Annual Report tabled today, Ombudsperson Marie Rinfret is critical that correctional facilities use solitary confinement of detainees too often, for long periods and without specific guidelines or instructions. ...

10:38
In her 2018-2019 Annual Report released today, Ombudsperson Marie Rinfret presents the main shortcomings seen in the health and social services network. These flaws mean that people are deprived of the services to which they have a right....

10:36
In her 2018-2019 Annual Report released today, Ombudsperson Marie Rinfret pinpoints the main failings of the public services of the Government of Québec noted during investigations by her institution.   "This year, yet...

10:35
Today, Ombudsperson Marie Rinfret tabled her 2018-2019 Annual Report at the National Assembly. The report presents her findings concerning the quality and integrity of Québec public services. In it she cites numerous cases in which public services do...

10:00
British Columbia Pharmacare has announced a non-medical switch policy involving biosimilar drugs. The policy will switch patients using certain biologic drugs (Remicade®) to biosimilar versions within a six month timeframe. This will affect...


25 september 2019

17:26
The President of the Public Inquiry Commission on relations between Indigenous Peoples and certain public services in Québec ? listening, reconciliation and progress, the honourable Jacques Viens, will proceed with the submission of the Commission's...

14:58
Monic Brassard and Yvon Cozic form the duo COZIC, a monumental work created by two minds and four hands. COZIC, a key figure in contemporary art in Québec, has actively participated in the decompartmentalization of the...

09:19
The countless hours of services and supports lost to Ontario students because of Ford government cuts are the focus of job action announced today by education workers represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)....


24 september 2019

17:26
Niagara Parks will partner with the Ontario Heritage Trust to present an unforgettable experience ? exclusive, one-day access on Saturday, October...

16:35
Over 800 people from the arts and business scenes attended the MAC's renown and highly anticipated annual ball to support the Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal. This year's exclusive event, titled Candide, was held at Arsenal art contemporain....

16:35
The Institut de tourisme et d'hôtellerie du Québec (ITHQ) is pleased to announce the signing of a new agreement with Marriott International. This three-year agreement is geared in particular to students in the programs of Restaurant Management,...

09:29
The Chief Electoral Officer of Ontario has received a notice of vacancy in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for the electoral district of Orléans. Under the Legislative Assembly Act, a by-election must be called within...


23 september 2019

11:55
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc. will be joining the mission organized by the Quebec Ministry of Economy and Innovation and the Quebec Trade Office based in Silicon Valley. The mission will be heading to the San Francisco AI summit, which...


20 september 2019

16:52
Rocky View County officials are concerned about the economic viability of the Calgary region after minor amendments to the County's municipal development plan were voted down by a group of urban municipalities led by the City of Calgary....

15:19
The Ministère de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MELCC) and the California Air Ressources Board (CARB) announce that the next joint carbon market auction will be held on November 19, 2019. The publication of the...

12:04
A recent poll concludes that a strong majority of English-speaking Quebecers have far greater trust in their own institutions than in the Quebec government to address the concerns of Quebec's English-speaking communities. When asked who they trust...

08:45
The third edition of the Bal des lumières ? United for Mental Health took place yesterday evening at the Bell Centre. Under the theme of "human nature," the event raised $1,825,000 Net to benefit the Douglas Mental Health University Institute...


19 september 2019

12:04
The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Québec, Sonia LeBel, has announced almost $2 million in funding over a two-year period to improve access to justice for the Inuit population. The announcement, which results from the Minister's visit...

10:00
The Autorité des marchés financiers (the "AMF") today published its annual Summary of Oversight and Regulatory Activities, which details the key initiatives of the Direction principale du financement des sociétés ("Corporate Finance") for the...

09:21
The CVA is very concerned that youth are gaining access to nicotine e-liquid vape products. The CVA is calling on all Federal, Provincial and Territorial Governments to ban the sale of nicotine e-liquid vape products and all visible marketing outside...


18 september 2019

08:12
This week marks the fourth annual Tow Safety Week, and CAA South Central Ontario (CAA SCO) is calling on the Ontario government to prioritize the regulation of the towing industry.  "Long wait times, unscrupulous tow...


17 september 2019

14:30
The United Steelworkers (USW) is responding to the British Columbia government's announcement for forest workers impacted by mill closures and curtailments in the B.C. Interior. "Any move to provide assistance to workers...

11:50
Premier François Legault, accompanied by Minister of Justice, Minister Responsible for Democratic Institutions, Electoral Reform and Access to Information and Minister Responsible for Canadian Relations and the Canadian Francophonie Sonia LeBel,...

10:14
Patient access to hospital care and services will be greatly diminished if the Doug Ford Conservatives move forward with future funding cuts to health care that in 2023, will climb to $255 Million for Hamilton's hospitals. ...


16 september 2019

17:11
Two new exceptions have been introduced into the rules governing moose hunting by non-residents. These new exceptions will come into force on September 17, 2019. Under the current rules, a non-resident moose hunter must use the services of an...

06:00
On the eve of the International Plowing Match that starts on Tuesday in Verner, Ont., the Ontario Harness Horse Association (OHHA), is condemning the Ford government amidst the association's struggle with Ontario Racing for accountability, funding...


12 september 2019

17:16
On Thursday September 12th, Dixon Hall welcomed community members to celebrate and officially launch their new bus, made possible through a $99,500 OTF Capital Grant. The new, accessible bus will be in operation seven days per week, serving seniors...

15:35
LCBO workers will be holding a "Shop LCBO" information picket outside the LCBO store on Main Street East Friday from 11 am to 2 pm to remind the government and the public of the dangers involved with privatizing alcohol sales. "We all lose when the...

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...

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