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28 february 2020

12:36
New vaping regulations from Ontario's Ministry of Health, if unchanged, will harm law-abiding convenience stores, make it harder for smokers to access what Health Canada says are less harmful alternatives to cigarettes, let non-compliant vape shop...

12:00
Last week, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario ordered the Ford government to take concrete actions to close the gender pay gap. On Friday, February 28, 2020 at 12:00pm (EST), midwives across the province hand-delivered letters to their local...

07:11
Retail Council of Canada (RCC) applauds yesterday's announcement by Minister Yurek and the Ontario Government to move battery recycling to the Resource Productivity and Recovery Authority (RPRA) for oversight and management....


26 february 2020

19:41
Gathered in assembly, the Chiefs of the AFNQL reiterate that First Nations are sovereign and that other governments should not impose on them laws that are not their own. They also stress that First Nations police forces have full jurisdiction over...

17:00
Midwives across Ontario are hand-delivering letters to their Conservative MPPs urging them to close the gender pay gap for midwives. This week, the Association of Ontario Midwives celebrated a historic decision from the Human Rights Tribunal of...

15:26
The results of the February 19, 2020 greenhouse gas (GHG) emission units auction held jointly with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) were made public today. During the sale, 57,090,077 current vintage emission units were sold at $23.69 CA...

09:59
Metis Nation of Alberta (MNA) Locals from throughout Northeastern Alberta are rallying against efforts being made by some individuals to create self-styled 'Métis Community Associations.' Within Region 1 (Northeastern...

06:00
The Canadian Nuclear Association is hosting its annual conference and trade show. This year's theme is "Nuclear Now: Achieving Our Clean Energy Future." An estimated 900 delegates will attend the event, which features a variety of speakers and...

06:00
Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event regarding funding for public transit with the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; Randy Pettapiece, MPP, Perth-Wellington on behalf of...


25 february 2020

18:21
"For years, patients, families and care provider organizations have been calling for improvements to home care. We are encouraged to see the Ontario government is listening," says Shirlee Sharkey, CEO of SE Health and a 28-year veteran leader in the...

15:00
The Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan have partnered with Habitat for Humanity (Habitat) to help a Moose Jaw family realize their dream of homeownership. The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children...

14:15
Greater Montréal is more attractive than ever. In 2019, Montréal International (MI) supported 89 direct foreign investment projects, including 58 business set-ups, which means the establishment of more than one new company per week in the region. The...

13:05
The Canada Games Council today officially launched the bid process for the 2025 Canada Summer Games that will be held in Newfoundland and Labrador. The event took place at the Confederation Building in St. John's,...

12:23
Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event regarding funding for public transit with the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; Randy Pettapiece, MPP, Perth-Wellington on behalf of...

09:49
The Government of Canada is committed to growing the middle class and helping those working hard to join it.  Adam Vaughan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development (Housing), today highlighted the results...

08:50
Héma-Québec is proud to welcome the announcement that Forbes has ranked it the top employer with more than 500 employees in Quebec's health sector. This performance is also reflected in Héma-Québec's overall ranking among Canada's Top Employers...

07:30
FPInnovations, a non-profit specializing in creating solutions that support the global competitiveness of the Canadian forest sector, and its government and industry partners, today launched the all-new 2019 2nd edition of the building-construction...

06:15
Montréal International is pleased to invite media representatives to the unveiling of its 2019 results on Tuesday, February 25, at 2 pm. The organization's results have reached new heights, with significant increases in the number of new foreign...


24 february 2020

16:46
The Institut de tourisme et d'hôtellerie du Québec (ITHQ) and Team Canada for the Bocuse d'Or international competition were pleased to receive the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages, who came to the ITHQ...

16:06
The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) shares the sense of outrage expressed by the Alberta Medical Association (AMA) and is equally concerned with the state of health care in the province. At a time when the health care system is confronted with an...

11:16
As of today, preliminary figures indicate that 4,822 voters, or 4.35% of registered voters, in Orléans voted during advance voting for the provincial by-election. In comparison, 10,951 voters, or 10.7% of registered voters, in Orléans voted during...

09:15
In a landmark legal decision, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario has ordered the Ford government to take concrete actions to end the gender pay gap midwives experience as a result of the Ministry of Health's discriminatory actions....

09:00
Independent Jewish Voices (IJV) is urging Ontario's MPPs to reject Bill 168, the...

06:45
Midwives Elizabeth Brandeis and Liz Fraser, alongside human rights lawyer Mary Cornish, will present and respond to new orders from the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario to the Ford government. In Ontario, the Human Rights Code protects against...

00:01
For a sixth year, Heart & Stroke is urging Quebecers to learn the signs of stroke and what to do when they see them, with the help of the FAST campaign, featuring Josée Boudreault and Louis-Philippe Rivard. Knowing the signs can make the difference...


21 february 2020

14:27
The Government of Canada is committed to protecting and conserving nature and wildlife. They are an important legacy for our kids and grandkids. Canada's Southern Mountain Caribou are an iconic species and are vital to Indigenous Peoples in British...

14:00
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) Lauak Canada, a subsidiary of French family business Lauak, specializes in manufacturing tubes to transport fuel, water, air and liquids feeding various airplane systems. The business plans to...

11:57
Climate change is the defining environmental challenge of our time, and youth are leading the charge toward a cleaner future. Today, at the Thunder Bay Science Festival, the Minister of Health, Patty Hajdu, on behalf of the Minister of Environment...

10:56
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages, will announce Government of Canada financial support to enhance Lauak Canada's growth through an innovative,...

10:50
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages, will announce Government of Canada financial support to enhance Lauak Canada's growth through an innovative,...

10:15
Investing in social and recreational infrastructure where people can come together and have access to services helps build dynamic, inclusive communities while creating good jobs that help grow the middle class.  Today, Bobby Morrissey, Member of...

09:17
Midwives Elizabeth Brandeis and Liz Fraser, alongside human rights lawyer Mary Cornish, will present and respond to new orders from the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario to the Ford government. In Ontario, the Human Rights Code protects against...

07:30
Montréal International is pleased to invite media representatives to the unveiling of its 2019 results on Tuesday, February 25, at 2 pm. The organization's results have reached new heights, with significant increases in the number of new foreign...

06:00
The cost of the undereducation of youth in care is estimated at $370 million per cohort of youths who leave care, a new study by the EDJeP partnership, directed by the Canada Research Chair in Evaluating Public Actions Related to Young People and...

06:00
Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event regarding the Tignish Co-operative Association Community Outreach Centre expansion project with Bobby Morrissey, Member of Parliament for Egmont, on behalf of to the...


20 february 2020

15:17
Making strategic investments in infrastructure projects that meet the specific needs of rural and northern communities is key to building stronger and more inclusive communities where everyone can succeed. The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for...

15:05
Making strategic investments in infrastructure projects that meet the specific needs of rural and northern communities is key to building stronger, more inclusive communities where everyone can succeed. The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for...

13:30
In collaboration with English-speaking Community partner organizations, the Quebec English School Boards Association (QESBA) will challenge the constitutionality of Bill 40 which abolishes school boards and creates school service centres, before the...

12:00
Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event regarding the Tignish Co-operative Association Community Outreach Centre expansion project with Bobby Morrissey, Member of Parliament for Egmont, on behalf of to the...


17 february 2020

10:21
Québec Premier François Legault and Grand Chief of the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) and Chairman of the Cree Nation Government, Dr. Abel Bosum, officially signed a Memorandum of Understanding on collaborative, long-term, balanced...

10:00
Today, in every region in Quebec, groups from women's centres are demonstrating at their MNAs' offices in order to make their elected officials aware of the impact their political choices have on women. They are asking MNAs to commit to consulting...


14 february 2020

16:48
Nearly 1,400 member dentists of the Association des chirurgiens dentistes du Québec (ACDQ) are withdrawing from the public dental plan (RAMQ) starting today. Dentists are using this pressure tactic to communicate their dissatisfaction with the fact...

11:15
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) Motrec International, a manufacturer of electric industrial vehicles fabricated with steel, offers a wide range of vehicle models designed for the horizontal transportation of material, equipment...

08:00
Governments of Canada and Alberta will be announcing funding to rebuild Hope Mission's Herb Jamieson Centre, a homeless shelter for men in Edmonton. Media are invited to join Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the...

06:00
Note: All times local   Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island 9:00 a.m. The Deputy Prime Minister will meet with the Premier of Prince Edward Island, Dennis King. Office of the Premier 95 Rochford Street Notes for media: Photo opportunity at the...

03:23
Western Canada's marine and waterfront industry is urgently calling on the Federal and Provincial Governments to redouble efforts to lead the de-escalation of tensions and removal of blockades which are inhibiting the safety of our highly skilled...


13 february 2020

19:33
The Government of Canada and First Nations communities are working in partnership to improve water infrastructure on reserves and support access to safe, clean and reliable drinking water. Today, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous...

18:08
The Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) is shocked and appalled to learn that the Government of Alberta has decided to conduct Crown consultations with the Fort McKay Métis Community Association (FMMCA) as the purported representative of a rights-bearing...

17:21
Note: All times local   Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island 9:00 a.m. The Deputy Prime Minister will meet with the Premier of Prince Edward Island, Dennis King. Office of the Premier 95 Rochford Street Notes for media: Photo opportunity at the...

16:00
Advance voting for the Orléans and Ottawa?Vanier by-elections starts on February 16. From February 16 to February 21, advance voting will be available at the returning office. From February 19 to February 21, voters can cast their ballots at any...

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