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14 may 2020

09:00
Today Lax Kw'alaams Mayor Garry Reece and Metlakatla Chief Harold Leighton are again calling on Premier John Horgan to prioritize First Nations health and meet with them to discuss banning non-essential travel to isolated regions, in order to lower...

08:05
Ontario's Divisional Court has ruled the Minister of the Environment has no ability to raise further issues when rulings made by the province's Environmental Review Tribunal ("ERT") contain alleged factual mistakes. The Court decision reviews the...

07:00
Note: All times local Ottawa, Ontario Private meetings. The Prime Minister will speak with the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Kristalina Georgieva. The Prime Minister will host a call with provincial and territorial premiers....


13 may 2020

21:40
Note: All times local Ottawa, Ontario Private meetings. The Prime Minister will speak with the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Kristalina Georgieva. The Prime Minister will host a call with provincial and territorial premiers....

15:59
Unifor has written to Premier Ford demanding that all Community and Home Care as well as supportive housing facilities be included in provincial directives to so that all workers will be provided proper Personal Protective Equipment to avoid further...


12 may 2020

19:18
Local 793 of the International Union of Operating Engineers, one of Ontario's largest construction unions, is extremely disappointed with the Ontario Government's wrongful decision to cancel the procurement for the Halton Region Consolidated...

10:18
COVID-19 in Ontario is a tale of two pandemics. One is the management of the spread in the general population and its containment though physical distancing, self-isolation and hospitalization, when necessary. The second tale of COVID-19 is the...


11 may 2020

11:54
With COVID-19 causing financial hardship for many Québec households, the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) is substantially increasing the support it provides to various front-line organizations that are dedicated to helping consumers, including...

08:45
On the occasion of a visit to the worksite of Construction Michel Gagnon Ltée in Trois-Rivières, the Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Solidarity and Minister responsible for the Mauricie region, Jean Boulet, and the Minister of Economy and...


10 may 2020

13:56
The latest data on COVID-19's development in Québec reveal 735 new cases over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of people infected to 37 721. During the same period, 142 new deaths were recorded, bringing the total to 2 928. The number of...


9 may 2020

13:00
The latest data on COVID-19's development in Québec reveal 836 new cases over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of people infected to 36 986. During the same period, 61 new deaths were recorded, bringing the total to 2 786. There were 8...


7 may 2020

10:47
The Société du Palais des congrès de Montréal is proud to announce Mr. Hubert Bolduc, President of Investissement Québec International, has joined its board of directors. The Québec cabinet confirmed his appointment on April 29, for a four-year term....

09:00
With flood risks looming across various Ontario regions amid national Emergency Preparedness Week, the province's technical safety regulator, Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA), is advising Ontarians of important spring flooding safety...

07:05
Note: All times local Ottawa, Ontario The Deputy Prime Minister will join the Prime Minister's call with provincial and territorial premiers. Closed to media. 12:00 p.m. The Deputy Prime Minister will attend the virtual meeting of the Special...


6 may 2020

09:00
The Police Association of Ontario (PAO), and its 47 local member associations who represent over 18,000 sworn and civilian police personnel across the province, would like to thank Ontarians for doing their part to stop the spread of COVID-19 since...


5 may 2020

15:49
The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) is calling on the federal and provincial governments to work cooperatively towards a national action plan addressing full tuition support for post- secondary students for the upcoming academic year....

13:04
SEIU Healthcare, the union that represents over 60,000 frontline healthcare workers in Ontario, is calling for public inquiries and criminal investigations into COVID-19 related deaths in long-term care to keep people alive and determine...

12:24
Recognizing that the Ontario Nurses' Association's (ONA) had raised legitimate concerns about access to proper protective equipment (PPE) and infection control practices at dozens of long-term care homes, Arbitrator John Stout has released a...

08:31
The biopharmaceutical research consortium CQDM and Medicago R&D are proud to announce today the funding of a research project that will allow the Quebec City-based company to increase the competitiveness of its vaccine production platform and confirm...


4 may 2020

10:55
The Ontario government recently announced the Temporary Pandemic Pay (TPP) for frontline healthcare workers, with this plan providing a temporary pay increase to some healthcare professionals but failing to recognize the COVID-19 pandemic's effects...

10:48
Today, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Canada's Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development, and Isabelle Charest, Quebec's Minister for Education and Minister responsible for the Status of Women, issued the following joint...


3 may 2020

13:00
The latest data on COVID-19's development in Québec reveal 892 new cases over the past 24 hours, to which need to be add 1 317 cases that were detected between April 2 and April 30 but not counted due to a computer problem, bringing the total number...


2 may 2020

13:00
The latest data on COVID-19's development in Québec reveal 1 008 new cases over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of people infected to 29 656. During the same period, 114 new deaths were recorded, bringing the total to 2 136. The number...


1 may 2020

12:25
The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointment under the judicial application process established in 2016. This process emphasizes transparency, merit, and diversity, and...

11:57
The Quebec English School Boards Association (QESBA) submitted this morning the collective position of our nine member boards on the reopening of schools to the Minister of Education. Our nine English school boards maintain that their priority is and...

11:04
Kraft Heinz Canada is pleased to announce Kraft Heinz Project Pantry, a new initiative to support Food Banks Canada, which will donate 1 million meals and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for those working on the frontlines of Canadian food banks....

10:00
The provisions of An Act mainly to improve the regulation of the financial sector, the protection of deposits of money and the operation of financial institutions pertaining to the transfer of supervision of the mortgage brokerage sector to the...

07:00
The Ministère des Finances du Québec is announcing that the sales campaign for the June 1, 2020 issue of Québec Savings Bonds will begin on Friday, May 1, 2020. These 10-year bonds, redeemable at any time without penalty, will bear interest at 1.40%...

06:30
The OPP Association (OPPA) thanked Premier Ford today for his unwavering support of all public service employees, acknowledging their dedication to provide continuous support and services to the people of Ontario during the COVID-19 pandemic....

05:00
The Quebec Provincial Association of Teachers (QPAT) is denouncing the Ministry of Education's (MEES) lack of a plan to re-open schools that properly takes the safety of everyone into account and is repeating its view that school buildings should...


30 april 2020

19:51
Wet'suwet'en Hereditary Chiefs, B.C. Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Scott Fraser and Federal Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations Carolyn Bennett issued the following statement today: "We welcome the confirmation that the...

14:00
Following the implementation of the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy, the Québec government is announcing today that it will grant employers a credit on contributions to the Health Services Fund for employees on forced leaved. This additional...

11:05
The winner of the Canadian Committee for World Press Freedom (CCWPF) 2020 Press Freedom Award is Kenneth Jackson, reporter/producer with the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN). The annual award recognizes outstanding achievements by...

10:23
Interactive publishers Industry Media recently announced the latest issue of Canadian Industry Online (CIO) magazine featuring an exclusive interview with former Ontario Premier and community activist Kathleen Wynne, in an interview focusing on...


29 april 2020

19:42
In reaction to the announcements made public today by the Quebec Deputy Premier, Ms. Geneviève Guilbault, on the lifting of regional confinement, the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) calls on the Government of Quebec to involve First...

15:44
The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, and Danielle McCann, Quebec's Minister of Health and Social Services, announced that the governments of Canada and Quebec have reached an agreement to make additional...

15:00
Unifor welcomes the Ontario government's announcement today that it will expand access to emergency child care for essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. "In this pandemic, we've seen how crucial access to child care truly is to make it...

15:00
Following the Québec government's most recent directives, the Réseau express métropolitain (REM) construction sites will resume activities as of May 11. All the measures to ensure workers' health and safety will be implemented and rigorously...


28 april 2020

18:29
Aéro Montréal announced today that it welcomes the decision of the Québec government and public health authorities to allow, as of May 11, the gradual resumption of manufacturing activities throughout the province, while respecting strict sanitation...

14:07
In line with the recent announcement by the Gouvernement du Québec that certain economic sectors will reopen soon, the Commission des normes, de l'équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CNESST) is launching a virtual toolkit that can help...

13:30
The Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Solidarity and Minister Responsible for the Mauricie Region, Jean Boulet, is confirming that the entire construction industry will reopen as of May 11, 2020. The decision is backed by Québec's public...

13:07
Doctors' offices across Oakville and Halton are in pressing need for personal protective equipment. Grasshopper Energy has provided a generous donation of 2000 surgical masks, 464 KN95 masks and 58 big boxes with sanitizers to PPE for Halton - an...

11:52
The Government of Alberta is the 2019 recipient of the Code of Silence Award for Outstanding Achievement in Government Secrecy in the provincial category....

07:41
From the outset, the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) wishes to express its support for the Innu Nation's position and asks, like the Innu Nation, that any decision aimed at easing containment measures be made in concert with the...


27 april 2020

20:32
Unifor is cautioning the Ontario government that it must consult with workers before proceeding with plans unveiled today in its framework for reopening the province's economy. "The Ford government must listen to the concerns of our members on...

15:36
Art and artists are essential for our well-being. The Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (MNBAQ), in collaboration with its financial partner RBC Foundation, is especially proud to announce the five finalists in the fourth MNBAQ Contemporary Art...

13:16
Ontario grown BookJane is the technology solution meeting the high-demand for healthcare workers in long-term care facilities fighting COVID-19. With Ontario's long-term care facilities experiencing an urgent care worker shortage, BookJane provides...


26 april 2020

13:09
The CIUSSS de l'Ouest-de-l'Île-de-Montréal today invited media representatives to visit the mobile hospital before it opens its doors to residents with COVID-19. Working in partnership with the Canadian Red Cross and the borough of LaSalle, teams...

13:00
The latest data on COVID-19's development in Québec reveal 840 new cases over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of people infected to 24 107. During the same period, 69 new deaths were recorded, bringing the total to 1 515. The number of...

08:00
The Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux (CIUSSS) de l'Ouest-de-l'Île-de-Montréal would like to invite media representatives to visit the mobile hospital before it opens its doors to COVID-19 patients. Once open, the mobile...

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