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12 june 2019

11:48
CargoM, the Montreal Metropolitan Logistics and Transportation Cluster, yesterday presented its 2018-2019 report to more than 100 people yesterday at its annual general meeting of members. Again this year, many initiatives were set in motion to...

11:25
The presidents of the Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) and SEIU Healthcare will call on the Ford government to stop the attack on the fundamental human rights of those working in the female-dominated health-care profession in our nursing homes....

11:00
The CRTC announced today that Northwestel has agreed to spend $5 million in new and unplanned investments to upgrade its network infrastructure further to a contravention of the Telecommunications Act. Over a period of seven years, Northwestel failed...

09:30
Ombudsperson Marie Rinfret will release the findings of an investigation report concerning MAPAQ's handling of a disclosure, entitled Application of the Act to facilitate the disclosure of wrongdoings relating to public bodies: Major violations by...

06:00
Hundreds of Extendicare workers from ten nursing homes across Ontario voted 96 per cent in favour of strike action after they were asked: "If it were legal for you to strike, would you be prepared to do so for a fair contract?" "This vote symbolizes...


11 june 2019

10:00
The federal and provincial governments will be making an announcement related to the Canada-MB Agreement under the National Housing Strategy. Media are invited to join Adam Vaughan, Parliamentary Secretary to the...


10 june 2019

22:18
The federal and provincial governments will be making an announcement related to the Canada-MB Agreement under the National Housing Strategy. Media are invited to join Adam Vaughan, Parliamentary Secretary to the...

15:22
COPE Ontario wholly endorses the Association for Sustainable Legal Aid's demands that Attorney General Caroline Mulroney meet with it's member organizations, including the Association of Community Legal Clinics of Ontario, before the legislature...

07:30
Members of the media are invited to attend an infrastructure event with the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Marc Garneau, Canada's Minister of Transport; Christian Dubé, Minister...


7 june 2019

16:17
As we mark the one year anniversary of Ford's election as premier, it's a good time to reflect on a year full of Ford fumbles; to think about where we've been and what we're fighting for, together. We're facing the most corrupt, tone deaf and...

14:17
Today the Nine Tribes of the Coast Tsimshian hosted an information blockade in their traditional territory along Highway 16 to tell the public why the B.C. Government should meet with them and work collaboratively on a shared solution regarding the...

14:00
The Government of Canada, the Government of Saskatchewan and Habitat for Humanity Prince Albert have partnered to help a Prince Albert family realize their dream of homeownership. The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister...

14:00
Members of the media are invited to attend an infrastructure event with the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Marc Garneau, Canada's Minister of Transport; Christian Dubé, Minister...

10:03
In conjunction with the revival of The Gleaner, a local English-language newspaper, the Québec government has expressed its concern about the difficulties that local English-language newspapers and the print media overall are facing. Last December,...

09:00
The Honourable Joe Hargrave, Minister of Crown Investments Corporation and Member of the Legislative Assembly for Prince Albert Carlton, on behalf of the Honourable Paul Merriman, Minister of Social Services and Minister Responsible for Saskatchewan...

06:00
Hundreds of federal correctional officers will carry a giant needle in front of Parliament to protest the Prison Needle Exchange Program (PNEP). Implemented in some prisons, the PNEP grants inmates access to their own needles to use intravenous...


6 june 2019

17:56
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says Doug Ford is in for yet another expensive court battle he's bound to lose if he tries to break LCBO workers' collective agreement and double the number of privatized "agency stores" across the province....

14:52
Earlier today, the Ontario Legislature passed Bill 115, which provides the Government with the ability to break out of the sweetheart deal enjoyed by the foreign brewers that own The Beer Store. This is an important step...

13:36
The following is a statement from Charlie Angelakos, Chair of the Board of the Beer Store: The Government of Ontario today passed legislation to terminate the Master Framework Agreement and attempt to absolve the...

09:00
The Honourable Joe Hargrave, Minister of Crown Investments Corporation and Member of the Legislative Assembly for Prince Albert Carlton, on behalf of the Honourable Paul Merriman, Minister of Social Services and Minister Responsible for Saskatchewan...

05:00
NDP Health Critic France Gelinas will present nearly 3000 signed Unifor Care Takes Time petitions to the Ontario legislature. The petition is calling on the provincial government to legislate a minimum four hours standard of care in long-term care...


5 june 2019

19:57
In face of attack on workers' rights, Unifor vows to mobilize and grow resistance to Conservative cuts. "The largest threat to the future of Ontario's public services is Ford's Conservative Government, not workers advocating for better and safer...

19:21
Dr. Serge Langlois, President of the Association des chirurgiens dentistes du Québec (ACDQ), has reservations about the bill introduced today, entitled An Act to amend the Professional Code and other provisions in particular in the oral health and...

19:02
Today, Seaspan Shipyards (Seaspan) hosted an event celebrating the launch of the second Offshore Fisheries Science Vessel (OFSV). In addition to dignitaries from the Government of Canada, the Canadian Coast Guard (Coast Guard), the Government of...

18:50
The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA), the union representing 65,000 registered nurses and health-care professionals, says that government's announced interference in free collective bargaining will further impact the level of care that nurses are...

18:46
Protecting a Sustainable Public Sector for Future Generations Act, 2019, which was tabled Wednesday afternoon by the Ontario Government, is an attack on the frontline workers of Ontario, taking away their right to collectively bargain fair contracts....

17:24
The bill introduced today capping wage settlements shows that Premier Doug Ford has no respect for the rule of law or the right to fair collective bargaining. This bill has nothing to do with Ontario's finances. It has everything to do with Ford's...

16:06
Legislation tabled today at Queen's Park that would violate public employees' right to engage in free collective bargaining is a continuation of the Ford Government's assault on the people of Ontario, said the Leader of the Ontario Division of the...

15:55
Thousands of students will be denied the opportunity to learn "beyond the classroom" as the outdoor education programs run by the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) fall victim to the Ford government's drastic funding cuts....

14:00
The 2019 Redpath Waterfront Festival, presented by Billy Bishop Airport, will be bringing more than beautiful tall ships to Toronto's waterfront, June 29-July 1. Thanks to a $100,000 Celebrate Ontario grant from the Ministry of Tourism Culture and...

13:43
NDP Health Critic France Gelinas will present nearly 3000 signed Unifor Care Takes Time petitions to the Ontario legislature. The petition is calling on the provincial government to legislate a minimum four hours standard of care in long-term care...

12:07
Hundreds of federal correctional officers will carry a giant needle in front of Parliament to protest the Prison Needle Exchange Program (PNEP). Implemented in some prisons, the PNEP grants inmates access to their own needles to use intravenous...

10:45
Nearly a year after the Ford government was elected, parents and educators are calling out the province's handling of child care. "At every step, the Ford government is making child care less stable, less affordable and...

08:00
The Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal is pleased to invite the media to the press conference inaugurating the museum's summer exhibitions: Rebecca Belmore: Facing the Monumental, Nadia Myre, Chloë Lum & Yannick Desranleau, Ragnar Kjartansson. As...


4 june 2019

18:55
Global demand for fish and seafood as a high-protein food source is increasing significantly. Over half of seafood consumed world wide is produced by aquaculture operations. Ensuring that the aquaculture industry is successful in the future is...

07:00
Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada) Ltd., the University Hospital Foundation and the Government of Alberta are pleased to announce a collaboration which will focus on developing solutions to address treatment gaps in the area of Chronic Obstructive...


3 june 2019

14:48
Please join us for a town hall about the proposed Pictou-Antigonish stretch of Highway 104. The two events take place in Antigonish on June 4 and in New Glasgow on June 5. "The provincial government wants to hand over...

10:30
Safe and efficient road networks are key to helping our businesses prosper, supporting economic growth and enabling people to spend less time in traffic and more time with loved ones. Today, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of...

10:00
The Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse launches today the call for nominations for the 2019 Rights and Freedoms Award. The theme of this edition, "Beyond prejudice, communicating differently", reminds us that the media...


1 june 2019

12:53
"The next year will be an important one for working people in Ontario. There is lot at stake for us.  But we are ready," said CUPE Ontario president Fred Hahn in recognition of an ambitious action plan adopted by over 1000 delegates to CUPE Ontario's...


31 may 2019

17:31
The Office of the Secretary issued a Notice of Hearing pursuant to Sections 127 and 127.1 of the Securities Act. A copy of the Notice of Hearing dated May 31, 2019 and Statement of Allegations dated May 31, 2019 are available at www.osc.gov.on.ca....

17:00
Seniors in Peachland now have access to new affordable rental homes, thanks to a partnership between the Governments of Canada and British Columbia, the District of Peachland, Peachland Seniors Support Society and community partners....

10:27
The New Democratic Party's climate plan released today shows it's possible to put workers at the heart of action for our climate, says the United Steelworkers (USW). "The NDP has always been a leader with its...

09:00
As of today, the legal aid eligibility thresholds increased by 4.17%, which is equal to the percentage by which the minimum wage increased on May 1, 2019. The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Québec, Sonia...

07:07
To draw attention to the devastating impact of nearly $300 million in budget cuts to legal aid, frontline legal clinic workers, members of OPSEU Local 5118 and community members will host a series of "pop-up legal clinics" in front of Conservative...

06:00
A large corporation called Alcanna, which could reap significant profits from the Ford government's expensive and dangerous scheme to expand privatized alcohol sales, is threatening to sue OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas because he called for...


30 may 2019

19:12
1000 public sector workers who are members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario from across the province, marched to Queen's Park on Thursday to underscore the point that they are prepared to mount strong resistance in their home...

14:29
To draw attention to the devastating impact of nearly $300 million in budget cuts to legal aid, frontline legal clinic workers, members of OPSEU Local 5118 and community members will host a series of "pop-up legal clinics" in front of Conservative...

12:00
Today, Scotiabank announced its signing of both the UN LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bi, trans and intersex) Standards for Business Conduct and the UN Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs), further demonstrating the Bank's continued commitment to Diversity...

11:59
In advance of World No Tobacco Day (May 31), Jorge Araya, President of Imperial Tobacco Canada, reiterated the company's commitment to offering potentially reduced-risk products to adult consumers and to finding solutions to the problem of youth...

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