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7 may 2019

13:13
CUPE Local 905 members will be holding an information picket tomorrow May 8th from 6:30-7:30pm at Michael Tibollo's $1,600 per plate fundraiser: "An evening of relaxation and conversation." As Minister of Culture, Tibollo is responsible for library...

09:58
More than 50 moms and Early Childhood Educators are at Queen's Park today to speak out against the Ford government's cuts to child care funding. With 46 out of 47 municipalities across Ontario facing direct cuts to child...

07:30
Arianne Phosphate (the "Company" or "Arianne") , a development-stage phosphate mining company, advancing the Lac à Paul project in Quebec's Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region is pleased to announce that it has closed on a $1.5 million investment from...


6 may 2019

14:58
Artistic duos! Art history abounds with the love stories and exciting creation of artists. Romantic sagas will be at the forefront of forthcoming major exhibitions presented at the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (MNBAQ) in the fall of 2019...

11:50
Unifor recognizes the outstanding contributions of nurses during National Nursing Week May 6 - 12, 2019. "The Health Care system is an integral part of our social fabric. We value the professional life-saving, and compassionate care nurses provide...

10:16
Hydro-Québec is proud to present its most recent Sustainability Report, which describes the utility's performance with respect to its main environmental, social, economic and governance issues. The electricity delivered to our customers comes from...


4 may 2019

06:30
The Ford government's plan to have private stores sell cannabis has suffered another setback, prompting OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas to again call for a reliable public option. Thomas is reacting to media reports that Ontario's Alcohol and...


3 may 2019

18:12
In celebration of Education Week in Ontario, the Ontario Skilled Trades Alliance (OSTA) is recognizing the Government of Ontario's commitment to modernizing the apprenticeship and skilled trades system. "In today's fast...

14:08
Bill 108, the omnibus bill tabled by the Government of Ontario on May 2, reflects neither the values nor the long-term interests of Ontarians who understand the importance of a healthy environment. Pandering to influential developers, the government...

13:30
The Government of Canada and the Province of Saskatchewan are working together to develop housing opportunities for residents in Northern Saskatchewan to ensure that they have a safe, affordable place to call home. The...

12:55
With the provincial government making sweeping reforms to the health system, politicians from all parties will join registered nurses (RN) and nurse practitioners (NP) on the front lines to learn about what works, what needs improvement and the...

07:31
The Ontario government's Getting Ontario Moving Act, which gives the province ownership over future transit expansion in Toronto, is an irresponsible move that won't deliver the transit system that Toronto needs, according to the president of Local 2...


2 may 2019

16:08
The Ontario government's ambitious Housing Supply Action Plan paves a pathway for the province to start patching up its shattered housing system and failed policies of the past, says RESCON president Richard Lyall. "Bringing more supply to the market...

11:00
With the federal income tax deadline now behind us, those B.C. taxpayers who weren't lucky enough to receive a tax refund may still have a windfall waiting for them in the form of forgotten funds sitting in a dormant account. According to the B.C....

09:30
More than ever, young people across Canada are dreaming big thanks to Canadians walking in space, designing self-driving cars and exploring the Arctic. Our teachers and community leaders are sharing their passion and curiosity with young Canadians,...


1 may 2019

15:41
Last Friday's announcement of the government's cuts to education funding has left some education workers at Lakehead District School Board (LDSB) fearing the worst for the safety of students in the region's schools. The...

13:00
Four new commissioners ? Deborah Abbey, Deborah Armour, James Kershaw and Marion Shaw ? have been appointed to the board of the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC). "Deborah, Marion, Jim and Deb bring a diverse...

13:00
Four new commissioners ? Deborah Abbey, Deborah Armour, James Kershaw and Marion Shaw ? have been appointed to the board of the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC). "Deborah, Marion, Jim and Deb bring a diverse breadth of experience to...

12:00
Fifty years ago today, the Québec Ombudsman appeared on the scene to ensure that people's rights were upheld in interacting with Québec public services. Ever since, it has handled more than 910,000 requests. The citizens who came to it found...

11:00
Waters Corporation inaugurates the first ever Centre of Innovation for Mass Spectrometry in Canada here in Sherbrooke. The research will focus on applying and transferring knowledge to clinical practice and aims to improve the diagnosis of rare...

09:00
On Wednesday, May 1, 2019 ? exactly one month after cannabis retailers were instructed to open their doors in Ontario ? Ken Harrower, a wheelchair-bound disabled man from Toronto with several medical conditions, held a press conference regarding his...

08:00
Seventeen new Québec cultural ambassadors will become members of the Ordre des arts et des lettres du Québec during an insignia award ceremony on May 27, to mark the 25th anniversary of the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (CALQ). That...


30 april 2019

18:22
Unifor applauds B.C.'s NDP government for new laws that will end contract flipping by employers. "Many of our members have lost their jobs because of this heartless, money grab by employers," said Unifor President Jerry Dias.  "We commend the BC NDP...

11:28
The Ministère des Finances du Québec announced today that the sales campaign for the June 1, 2019 issue of Québec Savings Bonds will begin on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. These bonds are redeemable at any time without penalty and will bear interest at...

10:11
Leaders from the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) held a press conference today to detail the growing impact of unfilled medical laboratory professional positions across Canada, its negative impacts on the healthcare system,...

06:00
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says word of layoffs concerning public autism programs is proof that Premier Doug Ford has deceived Ontarians. "During the election Ford repeatedly promised that no one would lose their job, but every day, we're...


29 april 2019

13:08
The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA), the union representing more than 65,000 front-line registered nurses and health-care professionals, is deeply concerned about coming changes to the province's public health units....

13:00
Investing in public infrastructure supports efficient sustainable transportation services that help Canadians and their families get to work, school and essential services on time and back home safely at the end of a long day. Today, the Honourable...

08:51
71% of the more than 1500 residents polled in PC-held ridings in Ottawa, Glengarry, Renfrew and Pembroke say they don't support the massive changes the PCs are planning to make to the province's health system.  Initially these health system changes...


26 april 2019

15:00
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED)  The governments of Canada and Quebec and Investissement Québec are awarding a total of $3,976,000 to Les Produits Gilbert to support an investment project valued at almost $5 million. The project...

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In advance of the National Day of Mourning on Sunday, April 28, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) is hosting a public ceremony to mourn and honour those who have died, been injured or suffered illness in the workplace....


25 april 2019

16:00
The Government of Canada, the Province of Saskatchewan and North East Outreach and Support Services Inc. (NEOSS) officially opened a new four-unit emergency shelter for women and children who are victims of family violence....

15:42
The Ontario Medical Association (OMA) believes that public health is a key component of Ontario's health system. The foundational purpose for public health is to promote and protect health, and prevent disease and injury through the delivery of...

06:30
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says Premier Doug Ford has insulted frontline workers by setting up a series of sham consultation sessions in which his government isn't even taking part. Thomas attended the first OPSEU consultation session on...


24 april 2019

18:21
The governments of Canada and Quebec, with support from the City of Montréal, have agreed to form a working committee to explore ideas that will enable the Biosphere, environment museum, to carry out its public and scientific mandate as well as to...

16:26
Whether a source of power or a means of defense, whether trained on a target or spread far and wide, whether an environmental threat or a medical breakthrough, poisons frighten and fascinate. Ever a trailblazer, Musée de la civilisation is pleased to...

16:11
Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers Responsible for Social Services* met to share information, discuss common priorities and work together to address key social policy issues. Ministers reviewed the significant achievements by all...

12:28
It's in our nature to conserve our land and water, protect our wildlife, and save the places we love. But the world's nature is in decline, with wilderness disappearing at a rapid rate and wildlife populations falling by 60 percent since 1970. That's...

12:00
Nature is at the heart of our Canadian identity. Protecting natural habitats is an invaluable legacy for future generations. That's why the Government of Canada is committed to doubling the amount of protected nature in Canada's lands and oceans....

11:44
Quebec Liberal Party President Linda Caron announces the nomination of Véronyque Tremblay as Director General and Chief Organizer for the Quebec Liberal Party. "I am pleased to welcome Véronyque as Director General and...

11:00
The World Police and Fire Games (WPFG) are coming to Winnipeg. In the summer of 2023, this Olympic-style competition will bring together over 10,000 athletes representing law enforcement officers and firefighters from more than 70 countries to...

10:00
Please be advised that the Honourable Joyce Murray, President of the Treasury Board, Minister of Digital Government, and Member of Parliament for Vancouver Quadra, will join the Tsilhqot'in National Government, the Honourable Doug Donaldson, British...


23 april 2019

22:16
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement today on the results of the provincial election in Prince Edward Island: "Islanders have chosen to elect a minority government led by the Progressive Conservative Party of Prince...

16:04
Please be advised that the Honourable Joyce Murray, President of the Treasury Board, Minister of Digital Government, and Member of Parliament for Vancouver Quadra, will join the Tsilhqot'in National Government, the Honourable Doug Donaldson, British...

16:02
The passing of Bill 74 will strengthen Unifor's commitment in fighting for Ontarians and against Doug Ford's health care privatization and cuts. "By passing Bill 74, Doug Ford has made it clear that he has an agenda of cutting and privatizing our...

15:55
Le Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal (MAC) is pleased to announce its summer programming beginning June 20 which, through questions of identity and humanity, will explore some of the pressing issues of our time. The works of Québec and Canadian...

15:13
Significant highway improvements in Sooke and Langford on Vancouver Island will soon make the commute safer, faster and more reliable for the thousands who drive, cycle and take transit along these major corridors every day. Today, the Honourable...

13:32
Community safety ? particularly in rural and remote regions facing unique challenges ? is a top priority of the Government of Canada. Today, the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, announced funding...


22 april 2019

16:40
Across Ontario in more than one hundred hospitals and health care facilities, staff and patient advocates are staging an "Health Action Day" tomorrow, Tuesday April 23. In an unprecedented show of unity, more than 150,000 health professionals and...


18 april 2019

18:34
The government's new agreement with B.C. doctors reflects its recognition of rising costs and inflation when operating a health-care clinic. Included in the $331 million three-year contract is a bonus to help with rising overhead and other costs of...

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