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Jul 12, 2019, 15:11 ET CUPE Ontario members and the community rally against Ford Conservative's cuts to Brant Family and Children's Services as entire Board resigns

BRANTFORD, ON, July 12, 2019 /CNW/ - Fred Hahn, President of the Canadian Union of Public Employees Ontario (CUPE Ontario) joined front-line workers...


Jul 12, 2019, 07:00 ET Canadian Centre for Child Protection calls on technology companies to do more to reduce child sexual abuse material online

Through Project Arachnid, the Canadian Centre is committed to fighting this global social epidemic WINNIPEG, July 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Every 12 hours the ...


Jul 11, 2019, 17:54 ET Hope Blooms planting seeds of change in Toronto

Award-winning Halifax youth organization expands into Toronto with Loblaws® and Scadding Court Community Centre TORONTO, July 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Loblaw ...


Jul 11, 2019, 17:15 ET GUND Introduces New Collection of LINE FRIENDS Plush

The Iconic Plush Brand Teams Up with the Fastest Growing Global Character Brand in the World TORONTO, July 11, 2019 /CNW/ - GUND, a leading plush toy ...


Jul 11, 2019, 14:27 ET Media Advisory - President of CUPE Ontario, Fred Hahn to join march and address rally in support of proper funding for the Brant Family and Children's Services (FACS)

BRANTFORD, ON, July 11, 2019 /CNW/ - CUPE Ontario President Fred Hahn, CUPE Local 181 President, Jennifer Kirby, workers and community members will...


Jul 11, 2019, 10:59 ET Vaccination to contain severe measles outbreak underway in DR Congo amidst Ebola and mass displacement

Campaign led by the Ministry of Health with support from UNICEF and MSF ITURI, DR Congo, DAKAR, Senegal, GENEVA and NEW YORK, July 11, 2019 /CNW/ -...


Jul 11, 2019, 10:00 ET Information Update - Test swimming pool and spa water daily to keep bathers safe

OTTAWA, July 11, 2019 /CNW/ - It's time to swim again! Whether you use your backyard pool or spa to have fun with friends and family, to exercise, or ...


Jul 11, 2019, 07:00 ET Canadian Centre for Child Protection calls on technology companies to do more to reduce child sexual abuse material online

Through Project Arachnid, the Canadian Centre is committed to fighting this global social epidemic WINNIPEG, July 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Every 12 hours the ...


Jul 11, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Lolli - The Exhibit Nobody Wants to Talk About/

TORONTO, July 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Child pornography is a global, social epidemic and Canadians need to demand a safer world for children. Current...


Jul 10, 2019, 13:00 ET Strengthening the middle-class by putting more money in the pockets of Canadians

Increased Canada Child Benefit payments coming July 2019 BOUCHERVILLE, QC, July 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Helping hard-working middle-class families provide...


Jul 10, 2019, 12:10 ET Air Canada Foundation Golf Tournament Nets Record-Breaking Amount for the Health and Well-being of Children and Youth in Canada

For the fifth consecutive year, the Foundation fundraised over $1M during its annual golf tournament. MONTREAL, July 10, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Air...


Jul 10, 2019, 09:00 ET Global Affairs Canada to fund girls' education project in Uganda

OTTAWA, July 10, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Teachers' Federation (CTF/FCE) is proud to announce that its latest international project aimed at...


Jul 10, 2019, 09:00 ET OurPact Reinstated to iOS App Store

OurPact, the top-rated parental control platform, today announced its reinstatement to the iOS App Store after a period of removal, during which...


Jul 10, 2019, 06:00 ET PATH applauds recognition for frontline treatment of childhood diarrheal disease by the World Health Organization

PATH applauds a landmark decision this week by the World Health Organization (WHO) to include a new listing for co-packaged oral rehydration salts...


Jul 10, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Duclos will visit Boucherville to make an announcement about the Canada Child Benefit/

GATINEAU, QC, July 9, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will make an announcement...


Jul 09, 2019, 12:00 ET Media Advisory - Minister Duclos will visit Boucherville to make an announcement about the Canada Child Benefit

GATINEAU, QC, July 9, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will make an announcement...


Jul 09, 2019, 08:39 ET First Nations Children Most Impoverished in Canada: Report

OTTAWA, July 9, 2019 /CNW/ - While premiers and territorial leaders meet in Saskatchewan today to discuss the well-being of Indigenous children,...


Jul 08, 2019, 17:43 ET Victoria inside K-12 support workers ratify tentative agreement

VICTORIA, BC, July 8, 2019 /CNW/ - CUPE 947, representing K-12 support workers at School District 61, ratified their tentative agreement on July 4...


Jul 08, 2019, 16:57 ET Completion of new community daycare in Iqaluit celebrated

IQALUIT, NU, July 8, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada recognizes that high-quality, affordable child care is a necessity for Canadian families...


Jul 08, 2019, 16:06 ET QESBA Believes Merits of the School Transfer Issue Must be Heard

MONTREAL, July 8, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Québec English School Boards Association (QESBA) is disappointed with the decision of the Superior Court of ...


Jul 08, 2019, 09:27 ET Assembly of First Nations National Chief to Meet with Premiers and Territorial Leaders on Implementation of New Legislation Supporting First Nations Children and Families

OTTAWA, July 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde will attend a meeting tomorrow with Premiers,...


Jul 08, 2019, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Bennett to celebrate the opening of a new daycare in Iqaluit/

IQALUIT, July 5, 2019 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Iqaluit daycare with the Honourable...


Jul 08, 2019, 07:00 ET Media Advisory - Lolli - The Exhibit Nobody Wants to Talk About

TORONTO, July 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Child pornography is a global, social epidemic and Canadians need to demand a safer world for children. Current efforts ...


Jul 08, 2019, 06:00 ET Barbie inspires girls to pursue STEM careers with launch to space

The iconic doll traversed the stratosphere in partnership with STEM Camp LONDON, ON, July 8, 2019 /CNW/ - This year marks Barbie's 60th anniversary,...


Jul 06, 2019, 14:00 ET Government of Canada Announces Funding to Get Alberta Families Fit and Healthy

New project aims to get children and families active in the north-central Calgary area CALGARY, July 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Being physically active is a...