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3 april 2020

13:54
Hydro-Québec is announcing new measures to demonstrate its solidarity with Quebecers. We wish to adapt our organization to the new reality created by the COVID-19 pandemic and do our part in the ongoing collective effort. Immediate donation of...


2 april 2020

21:41
In a time when Quebec government authorities are mobilized to face a major crisis, it is our duty to remind that the life and health of First Nations populations in Quebec are as important as that of all other citizens. "The facts reported by...

07:00
"Sanuvox ultraviolet technologies have been used for decades to disinfect air and surfaces in hospitals and in research facilities around the world. Now is the time to put Sanuvox to work in Québec, in the fight of our lives."...


1 april 2020

18:47
The gouvernement du Québec wishes to inform the public that, starting at noon on April 1, additional checkpoints will be deployed in and around four new regions. This measure is in response to directives from the Direction de la santé publique and is...

17:53
OPSEU says the Ontario government's recent announcement of $25 million to support Ontario's public colleges in the wake of the COVID-19 health crisis is a start but does not go far enough....

16:46
"On behalf of Ontario's 141 public hospitals, the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) thanks the Government of Canada and Government of Ontario for ongoing actions to help ensure Ontario hospitals are prepared to manage the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

13:00
Recently Premier Doug Ford righty criticized businesses that were price gouging products at a time when people needed essential supplies the most. Through the Ministry of Consumer Services, a hotline has been set up so Ontarians can report businesses...

12:31
The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) today published its Charter of Governance (Charter), which outlines the Commission's three distinct functions in support of its mandate ? making policies and rules, serving as the board of directors and...


30 march 2020

16:45
The ministère des Transports wishes to inform the population, as well as air carriers and operators, that access to airport installations is now controlled. This measure applies to flights to all airports (whether they are under provincial, federal...

14:20
The Alberta Government's decision to lay off thousands of substitute teachers, education assistants and support workers in the midst of this COVID-19 health crisis is appalling. At a time when schools across the country have been closed to protect...

13:37
Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K) is pleased to announce the addition of Will Stewart as Senior Vice President and National Energy + Industrials Sector Lead. In this role, he will support significant national files and a bi-coastal integrated team of...

12:00
The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) and Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) came to an agreement today, with support from Indigenous leaders, to help Indigenous families who are choosing to be on the land as part of the territory's...

10:53
New survey results taken over the weekend show that a quarter of small businesses are not able to pay April's commercial lease or mortgage payments as a result of COVID-19 disruptions, says the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB)....

10:52
With news of COVID-19 outbreaks in long-term care homes, there is growing concern amongst Ontarians around how to protect the health and safety of our vulnerable populations and the nurses and other health professionals who care for them. To discuss...

08:50
Faced with the threat posed by the spread of COVID-19, the Long Point First Nation Council declares a local state of emergency on its territory and calls for immediate government intervention to protect the lives, health and integrity of its members...

07:17
Selection Group welcomes the decision made by the Quebec government to allocate $40 million to support the actions of retirement complexes during the COVID-19 crisis, detailed this morning by the Minister responsible for Seniors and Informal...


29 march 2020

20:03
Statement from SEIU Healthcare President Sharleen Stewart in response to the Ministry of Long-Term Care's emergency order allowing outside workers and volunteers to be temporarily hired at Ontario's nursing homes:...


28 march 2020

14:02
On behalf of the Québec government, Minister of Tourism Caroline Proulx today announced the closing until further notice of tourist accommodation establishments. There are two exceptions to the rule: certain campgrounds that host snowbirds who do not...

14:00
The Québec government will accommodate healthcare system workers who wish to interrupt or postpone their parental leave in order to participate in the response to the current health emergency. These workers will have six additional months to draw...


27 march 2020

17:49
Revolutionary geolocation app that provides more real-time information on targeted infected patients or persons under mandatory self-isolation Enhances and maintains multi-directional communications between first responders, medical staff, crisis...

15:30
The Québec government is announcing new measures to help individuals and businesses to weather this difficult period. First, Québec is following the federal government's lead and allowing businesses to postpone filing until June 30, 2020 their...

13:00
Due to the major impact that the COVID-19 pandemic is having on the operations of businesses, the Ministère de l'Énergie et des Ressources naturelles and the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) wish to inform entities subject to the obligations in...

11:15
Morneau Shepell announced today that it has been selected by the Government of Manitoba to provide its internet-based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (iCBT) program to Manitobans aged 16 and over, as part of its investment in mental health to address...

10:30
To safeguard the health and safety of Quebecers, the Québec government has issued a ministerial order requiring businesses deemed non-essential to close. Regretfully, as a result Quebecor has had to temporarily lay off 10% of its workforce. The...

10:00
As per Minister Ford's announcement earlier this week, our agency is considered an essential workplace and we continue to offer protection services; we are NOT closed. The Children's Aid Society of Ottawa (CASO) is closely monitoring the COVID-19...


26 march 2020

17:00
The capital markets, including the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC),  have been declared essential services by the B.C. government during the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to the BCSC, the province has specifically identified the...

15:44
Today, more than 230 CEOs of leading tech enterprises and innovation hubs issued an open letter to Ontario Premier Doug Ford, Minister of Finance Rod Phillips and Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade Vic Fedeli on how the province...

13:21
The Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Solidarity, Jean Boulet, is making a call for solidarity. All Quebecers are invited to lend a hand to community organizations in their region. The goal is to bring help swiftly to those who are most...

12:31
The ministère des Transports wishes to inform the public that part of Route blanche, that is the snowmobile trail under its responsibility between Kegaska and Blanc-Sablon, is now officially closed for health reasons related to COVID-19. During the...

08:07
The Ontario Energy Association commends the Government of Ontario for its announcement of $9 million in new funding support to Ontarians for their energy bills. The new funding, announced in today's Economic and Fiscal Update expands eligibility for...

07:00
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...


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...

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