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25 march 2020

21:28
Ministers and Government of Canada officials will hold a news conference to provide an update on coronavirus disease (COVID-19). DateMarch 26, 2020 Time12:00 PM (EDT) Location West Block, Room 225Parliament HillWellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario The...

15:45
As the entire world is battling against the propagation of the coronavirus (COVID-19), and as borders are being closed, the Canadian Sphagnum Peat Moss Association (CSPMA) addresses concerns regarding this outbreak to growers and governments across...


24 march 2020

18:05
Unifor is urging the Government of Ontario to strengthen its COVID-19 strategy, restore $1 billion in health spending and adopt a series of policies to protect the health and economic security of Ontarians in advance of tomorrow's economic update....

15:12
Hydro One announced it is ready to apply temporary electricity relief rates introduced by the Ontario government earlier today. The government's plan will temporarily reduce Time-of-Use (TOU) pricing to an off-peak flat rate to lighten the burden on...

14:26
Today, the provincial government announced its decision to suspend winter time-of-use pricing and periods. Effective immediately and for a period of 45 days, Ontario electricity customers will pay only the off-peak rate (10.1 cents/kWh) no matter the...

12:42
Drone Delivery Canada Corp. (the "Company" or "DDC") is pleased to announce that it is an "Essential Workplace", in multiple categories, as designated by the Ontario Provincial Government. The Company's business operations remain ongoing.  The...

09:12
Because of the threat of COVID-19, the Premier of Quebec has announced the closure of all non-essential businesses from midnight on March 24, 2020 to April 13, 2020. Labrador Iron Ore Royalty Corporation understands that the Quebec government has...


23 march 2020

19:26
Further to its announcement on March 18, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) today published temporary blanket relief for market participants from certain regulatory filings, as a result of COVID-19. The blanket relief provides a 45-day...

18:38
In response to the call for mobilization launched by the Premier of Quebec today concerning the industrial sector, the primary aluminium industry thanks the government for recognizing the "strategic" nature of its sector and intends to follow up by...

17:08
Carpenters' District Council of Ontario, United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (the "Carpenters") is today calling on the Premier and the Minister of Labour to temporarily halt all construction in the Province of Ontario. Despite...

15:05
Cascades Inc. , a leader in eco-friendly recovery, packaging and hygiene solutions, provides an update regarding the evolving COVID-19 landscape. Together with prioritising the health and wellbeing of our employees, Cascades is adhering to the...

14:58
It was confirmed today that a frontline healthcare worker at Markhaven Home for Seniors, located in Markham, has tested positive for COVID-19 after the long-term care home first learned of a resident with the virus last week. Additional workers who...

08:42
Unifor is calling on MPs to use the special Tuesday Parliamentary session to move quickly on reform and pass emergency measures to ensure all workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic have a reliable, decent paycheque. "We are facing a crisis of...


22 march 2020

15:49
Concerned with its customers' health and safety, Loto-Québec has suspended operations and reservations at the Hilton Lac-Leamy starting at 2 p.m. tomorrow for an undetermined length of time. Customers should call 1-800-HILTONS if they have any...


21 march 2020

17:02
For several days now, the SAQ has been operating with reduced staff due to preventive self-isolation and the closing of schools and daycare centres. The current situation and high amount of traffic in SAQ stores mean that employees are experiencing...

14:04
In order to reassure seniors and remind them of the importance of abiding by public health instructions, robocalls recorded by Shea Weber and Mutsumi Takahashi will be made to Quebecers 70 years of age and over. The Québec government wishes to thank...


20 march 2020

17:56
In light of the Premier's press briefing today and in following with its commitment to abide by the measures issued by the Government, Loto-Québec is taking steps to suspend the sale of lottery tickets and to deactivate its sales terminals as quickly...

16:09
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 May 20, 2020. The publication of the Auction...

07:56
The Ontario government passed Bill 186 yesterday and introduced measures aimed at containing the spread of the coronavirus, but failed to provide any paid sick leave for those in quarantine or isolation.  "This legislation falls far short of where...


19 march 2020

17:28
Retail Council of Canada applauds the Ontario government's announcement which allows retailers to temporarily deliver goods 24 hours of a day, seven days a week. This will help to ensure essential items remain on store shelves and get to consumers....

16:45
To maximize the assistance offered to individuals and businesses affected by the exceptional circumstance stemming from COVID-19, the Québec government is announcing that it is harmonizing its measures with two measures that Ottawa announced...

16:07
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ontario government has suspended all visits with family and friends at Ontario jails. In these circumstances, Bell's telephones in Ontario jails have become the only way prisoners can communicate with their...

12:00
The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) is warning investors about companies claiming to have products or services that will prevent, detect or cure coronavirus (COVID-19) infection. Fraudsters take advantage of global events and breaking news...


18 march 2020

21:23
In the wake of the federal government's announcements this morning, the Québec government is announcing that Revenu Québec will harmonize its practices with those of the Canada Revenue Agency and postpone the deadline for paying tax balances payable...

10:26
The Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse is launching today the campaign "Is the DYP part of your life? If so, you have rights". This information campaign targets youth aged 12 to 18, throughout Québec, who have been the...


17 march 2020

15:42
Canadian courts have determined that GPS monitoring can tip the balance in favor of release on bail for some individuals who would otherwise have been detained in remand custody until their trial. This is primarily due to its ability to deter...

15:25
In order to provide the public with safe, quality care while protecting first responders, Urgences-santé is asking Montréal and Laval residents to declare their health status when they dial 9-1-1. Callers must inform the 9-1-1 dispatcher if they are...

12:44
The Ontario Medical Association (OMA) strongly supports the government's actions to increase social distancing with the closure of bars and restaurants as well as making additional funds available for screening, protective equipment, and assessment...

11:28
To simplify the lives of individuals and businesses affected by the exceptional situation stemming from COVID-19, the government has asked Revenu Québec to apply flexibility measures for individuals and businesses in Québec during income tax filing...


16 march 2020

17:52
To counter the spread of COVID-19 and encourage the isolation of workers, François Legault, the Premier of Québec, and Jean Boulet, the Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Solidarity and Minister Responsible for the Mauricie Region, are...

17:40
The Government of Ontario's legislative response to the COVID-19 pandemic fails to institute paid sick days that will enable workers to protect themselves and others from exposure to the virus. "Doug Ford says he will do whatever it takes to contain...

15:12
As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to evolve Alectra is taking active measures to support customers and protect its employees and the public....

14:19
Due to the many anticipated consequences of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, Hydro-Québec has announced various measures to make life a bit easier for customers who could experience financial difficulties or who must stay at home. Over the next...

13:08
The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointments under the judicial application process established in 2016. This process emphasizes transparency, merit, and diversity, and...

11:00
The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) encourages reporting issuers to contact their principal regulator to discuss any potential effect of the current COVID-19 outbreak on their ability to comply with their obligations under securities...


14 march 2020

13:11
Given recent and rapid developments regarding COVID-19, and in order to participate in the collective efforts aimed at slowing the spread of the virus and ensuring everyone's safety, Pointe-à-Callière's facilities will be closed to the public from...


13 march 2020

14:32
The Société des alcools du Québec (SAQ) is sensitive to Quebecers' growing concerns about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and has implemented measures aimed at minimizing the health risks for employees and customers and ensuring a safe working and...


12 march 2020

16:00
The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) has reached a settlement agreement with an Abbotsford man and his former B.C. company for market manipulation. Robert Logan Dunn, the president and director of Mosaic Holdings Inc., admitted that in...

15:53
Following the government of Quebec's request to cancel or postpone all indoor events attended by 250 or more people, Place des Arts has announced that it is suspending all shows and other activities until further notice. The decision takes effect...

14:38
Note: All times local   Ottawa, Ontario 11:00 a.m. The Deputy Prime Minister will meet with the Premier of Alberta, Jason Kenney. Closed to media.   SOURCE Deputy Prime Minister's Office

14:21
The Standing Committee on General Government will meet to consider Bill 156, An Act to protect Ontario's farms and farm animals from trespassers and other forms of interference and to prevent contamination of Ontario's food supply. The Committee...

11:40
The Standing Committee on Justice Policy will meet to consider Bill 161, An Act to enact the Legal Aid Services Act, 2019 and to make various amendments to other Acts dealing with the courts and other justice matters. The Committee intends to hold...

08:45
Note: All times local   Ottawa, Ontario 11:00 a.m. The Deputy Prime Minister will meet with the Premier of Alberta, Jason Kenney. Closed to media. 1:30 p.m. The Deputy Prime Minister will meet with the Premier of Ontario, Doug Ford. Closed to media....


11 march 2020

18:03
evenko has taken note of the Quebec government's decision to cancel the World Figure Skating Championships, which were scheduled to be held at the Bell Centre from March 16 to 22. As a result of the international nature of the event, and the large...

10:21
Énergir applauds the budgetary measures tabled by Finance Minister Éric Girard, encouraging the development of Québec's renewable natural gas (RNG) sector. The 2020?2021 budget devotes $70 million to support RNG production and distribution up to...


10 march 2020

20:34
Aéro Montréal welcomes the government's commitment to support the productivity and competitiveness of Québec companies and applauds measures that will help, starting immediately, to create an environment conducive to investment, innovation and a...

18:59
The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) welcomes the 2020?2021 budget presented today by the Quebec Minister of Finance. This budget reaffirms the government's commitment to improving health care access by modernizing the delivery of health care...

16:49
Budget 2020-2021 is an opportunity for the government to reaffirm its commitment to more effectively address the needs of Quebecers by offering accessible quality health services and providing vulnerable people with adequate assistance and support...

16:48
The  Québec Budget Plan ? March 2020 and the Expenditure Budget 2020-2021, tabled today by Minister of Finance Eric Girard and Minister Responsible for Government Administration and Chair of the Conseil du trésor Christian Dubé, pave the way to...

16:48
The Québec Budget Plan ? March 2020, tabled today by Minister of Finance Eric Girard, enables the government to continue its efforts to increase the potential of the economy and create more wealth for all Quebecers by taking action on several fronts....

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