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25 july 2019

14:06
TransAlta Corporation ("TransAlta" or the "Company") today commented on the Government of Alberta's announcement that the energy-only market framework in Alberta will be maintained.  The promise by the Government of Alberta to deliver a decision on...

13:53
Quebec's surprise introduction of its draft regulations on cannabis edibles has not only caught the burgeoning legal cannabis industry in the province off guard, it is a shot across the bow for all Quebec businesses and a warning to those interested...

13:00
The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) today published a draft Regulation respecting damage insurance brokerage and a related notice and request for comment. "The proposed regulation was made with a view to promoting transparency for consumers who...


24 july 2019

14:40
Investing in local water and wastewater infrastructure is essential to ensuring Canadian families have access to modern reliable services that will improve their quality of life, protect the environment, and position communities for growth. The...

12:00
The Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) announced their request of the Government of Alberta to invest in new infrastructure amid the recent cancellation of a $595 million-dollar medical superlab in Edmonton. New investment is...

09:00
The Honourable Eileen E. Gillese, Commissioner of the Public Inquiry into the Safety and Security of Residents in the Long-Term Care Homes System has announced that she will release her final Report, complete with Recommendations, at noon on...


23 july 2019

11:00
During a visit to the English-speaking community of Grosse-Île, Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Christopher Skeete, Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier for relations with English-speaking Quebecers, is announcing a consultation tour to take place this...

09:00
More seniors will soon have a place to call home in Sarnia. The federal and provincial governments are investing over $1.9 million to create 19 new affordable homes in Sarnia through the Canada-Ontario Investment in Affordable Housing (IAH)...


22 july 2019

16:10
Investing in recreational infrastructure where people can come together, and participate in sports and leisure activities, helps build healthy, dynamic communities. The governments of Canada and New Brunswick recognize that strategic investments in...


19 july 2019

21:40
The Federal Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and the Provincial Minister Responsible for Indigenous Affairs are working together and have offered their joint support to the Mayor of Oka and the Grand Chief of Kanesatake in future discussions to...

17:23
Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) applauds provincial-territorial Ministers of Agriculture for taking a stand today in support of Canadian dairy farmers.  Ministers asked the federal government to follow through on the Prime Minister's commitment to...

16:40
Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, and B.C. Premier John Horgan have confirmed their joint determination to do everything possible to ensure Fraser River chinook, steelhead, coho and sockeye are able to navigate past the Big Bar slide to their...

16:11
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says Doug Ford's inaction on the anti-racism file speaks louder than words, proving the premier "doesn't actually care about breaking down barriers."  "Ford's strategy to combat systemic racism is to plug his...


18 july 2019

17:23
Municipal Council held a special meeting yesterday morning at City Hall in order to urgently reiterate its request to the Québec Government to exclude 152 homes erroneously included in the special planning zone (SPZ) for floods....

10:00
Safe and efficient road networks are key to maintaining economic productivity and a high quality of life for all Quebeckers. The governments of Canada and Quebec are investing in transportation infrastructure throughout the province to improve the...


17 july 2019

06:12
Retail cannabis leader Ontario Cannabis Holdings (OCH) is putting out a call to would-be licensees ahead of the Ontario government's next lottery round in a bid to ensure a more fair and equitable distribution of stores across the province. The...


16 july 2019

10:00
LANDR, the AI-powered creative platform for musicians, announced the successful closing of its Series B financing round today, raising $26 million. The round was led by Sony Innovation Fund, microphone manufacturer Shure, state-owned financing...


15 july 2019

15:57
Entreprendre ici is pleased to announce the nomination period for the 2019 ethnocultural honorific grants, to be held from September 1 to 18, 2019. A total of 26 honorific grants with a maximum value of $25,000 each will...

14:51
Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will visit Prince Edward Island on July 17 and the Îles-de-la-Madeleine from July 18 to 20, 2019. During her visit, she will travel to Charlottetown, Grosse-Île,...

08:30
The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) is launching a new public awareness campaign today, urging Ontarians and the government to 'care now' about long-term care. "As registered nurses, we are committed to providing the...

08:00
Recent comments by the Ontario ministry of health reveal that despite a promise (reiterated this week) by the Premier to end hallway medicine, hospital cuts will intensify. The Ontario Health Coalition and the Ontario Council of Hospital (OCHU) will...


12 july 2019

13:47
Recent comments by the Ontario ministry of health reveal that despite a promise (reiterated this week) by the Premier to end hallway medicine, hospital cuts will intensify. The Ontario Health Coalition and the Ontario Council of Hospital (OCHU) will...


11 july 2019

17:54
Premiers are committed to ensuring that all Canadians receive high-quality health services while keeping the healthcare system sustainable, in the future.  Mental health continues to be an area of focus for all provinces and territories, as all...

17:44
Québec Premier François Legault announced today that Québec will host the next summer meeting of Canada's Premiers, from July 22-24, 2020. Such annual Council of the Federation meetings allow Premiers to address issues that are important across...

17:40
Premiers agreed on the importance of balancing environmental stewardship with economic growth and competitiveness.  They emphasized the need for a clear, predictable and timely environmental assessment process and for provinces and territories to be...

16:53
The federal government legalized cannabis in October 2018. Premiers remain focused on protecting public health and safety, and combatting the illegal market for cannabis. Provinces and territories are responsible for significant aspects of this...

13:23
Climate change is a global threat, with immediate and long-lasting, tangible impacts on the natural environment, public health and safety, as well as on infrastructure and the economy.  Premiers reiterated the importance and urgency of timely action...

00:11
Yesterday the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard Jonathan Wilkinson accompanied by Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, and Rural Development in British Columbia Doug Donaldson, were in Lillooet, B.C....


10 july 2019

20:51
Internal trade is pivotal to the growth of businesses in every province and territory, in particular for small and medium sized enterprises.  Interprovincial trade of goods and services has been steadily rising over the years and represented more...

20:43
Supporting effective labour mobility and foreign qualification recognition processes, ensuring workers can access needed skills and training, and building an inclusive and diverse labour market are essential to growing Canada's economy and creating...

15:32
The president of CUPE Nova Scotia, Nan McFadgen, is appalled that the Department of Transportation has blocked the union's application to view the Request for Proposals for the Highway 104 (Sutherlands River to Antigonish) twinning project....

14:55
Bombardier's announcement to lay off as much as half of the workforce at its Thunder Bay plant creates unneeded uncertainty for workers. "The workers at the Bombardier plant are the heart and soul of the Thunder Bay community," said Jerry Dias,...

11:00
Purdue Pharma (Canada) is pleased to announce that AKYNZEO® Oral is now reimbursed by the Ontario Public Drug Program and the Régie de l'assurance maladie du Québec (RAMQ) and by the Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) program for the prevention of...

08:00
At this week's Council of the Federation (COF) meeting, Canada's premiers need to show they remain committed to keeping progress on interprovincial trade on the front burner, says the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). "Provincial...


9 july 2019

17:19
As the lockout of Wood Buffalo Housing (WBH) employees reaches the two-month mark, bargaining between CUPE 1505 and the housing authority continues at a slow pace. Earlier today, Wood Buffalo Housing issued a news release...

14:24
When the Doug Ford Progressive Conservatives (PCs) took office last summer, they made vague promises about ending hallway medicine, increasing system capacity and no public sector staff layoffs, while cutting government spending on services. Now, one...

08:30
More people will soon have a place to call home in Milton. The federal and provincial governments are investing $2.7 million to create 18 new affordable homes in Milton through the Canada-Ontario Investment in Affordable Housing (IAH) agreement....

07:00
When the Doug Ford Progressive Conservatives (PCs) took office last summer, they made vague promises about ending hallway medicine, increasing system capacity and no public sector staff layoffs, while cutting government spending on services. Now, one...


8 july 2019

17:15
A thriving economy needs strategic investments in green infrastructure solutions to improve the lives of citizens while limiting impacts on the local environment. Investing in innovative green infrastructure also helps create jobs and improve the...

17:05
The Commission d'accès à l'information du Québec and the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada announced today that they will be investigating following a privacy breach at Desjardins. The investigations will examine whether the organization...

15:23
From one poll to the next, the picture is clear: Canadians are worried about health care. And today's latest findings by Ipsos shed new light on what Canadians expect from our federal leaders to improve health care. So, we turn to you, Canada's...

13:30
When it comes to hospital funding, Doug Ford's Progressive Conservative (PC) government is "worse than Mike Harris" new data reports released in North Bay today by the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OHCU) show. For...

12:30
Canada's Premiers will meet July 9-11 at the Delta Bessborough Hotel in Saskatoon. "It is an honour to welcome my colleagues, Canada's Premiers, to the vibrant city of Saskatoon," said Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe, who assumes the chair of the...

11:36
Today, Minister of Health Christine Elliott announced that the Ontario government will invest in improving access to midwifery care. The announcement includes additional funding to invest in the growth of midwifery.  With this funding, midwives will...


5 july 2019

12:52
Healthy wild fish stocks are vital to the economic prosperity and social fabric of British Columbia's coastal communities. Wild Pacific salmon, in particular, are intrinsically linked to the identity of British Columbians and are fundamental to the...

11:30
As incoming Chair of the Council of the Federation, Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe will host the 2019 Summer Meeting of Canada's Premiers from July 9 to 11 at the Delta Bessborough Hotel in Saskatoon. Media AccreditationMedia representatives who wish...

10:28
When it comes to hospital funding, Doug Ford's Progressive Conservative (PC) government is "worse than Mike Harris" new data reports released in Sault Ste. Marie today by the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OHCU) show....


4 july 2019

13:45
adMare BioInnovations held today the ground breaking ceremony marking the start of the construction of a major expansion to Montreal's NEOMED Innovation Centre, specializing in life sciences and health technology (LSHT). The event was attended...

12:40
As Taseko Mines once again attempts to force its way with an injunction to start drilling in T?ilhqot'in ancestral territory at Fish Lake (Teztan Biny) without the consent of the T?ilhqot'in Nation, a broad network of citizens, experts, and...

11:27
Canadians rely on public transit ? whether it's getting to work, picking the kids up from daycare, or taking advantage of everything our cities have to offer. Investing in public transit means growing the economy, fighting climate change, and making...

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