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Jul 06, 2019, 07:01 ET Lowe's Canada presents a total of $1.3 million to the Charles-Bruneau Foundation

For its second year as a Diamond Partner of the Tour CIBC Charles-Bruneau, Lowe's Canada brings together a team of some 120 cyclists BOUCHERVILLE,...


Jul 05, 2019, 19:09 ET Astounding success for the 24th edition of the Tour CIBC Charles-Bruneau

$5 350 000 raised for children with cancer BOUCHERVILLE, QC, July 5, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Amid a festive and euphoric atmosphere, the 850 cyclists in...


Jul 05, 2019, 14:45 ET Media Advisory - Minister Bennett to celebrate the opening of a new daycare in Iqaluit

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


Jul 05, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Government of Canada to support Canadian youth facing barriers to employment/

GATINEAU, QC, July 4, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will highlight the recent...


Jul 04, 2019, 13:24 ET Media Advisory - Government of Canada to support Canadian youth facing barriers to employment

GATINEAU, QC, July 4, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will highlight the recent...


Jul 04, 2019, 12:36 ET Millions of people risk being cut off from safe water as hostilities escalate in Eastern Ukraine - UNICEF

Volatile shelling affects vital water infrastructure five times during the last week of June KYIV and GENEVA, July 4, 2019 /CNW/ - An escalation in...


Jul 03, 2019, 09:28 ET Democracy falls short for 8 million Canadians not allowed to vote in upcoming federal election

UNICEF Canada launches #VoteForEveryChild, an advocacy campaign to make every vote, a vote for children in Canada and overseas TORONTO, July 3, 2019...


Jul 03, 2019, 08:30 ET Children's Aid Foundation of Canada announces finalists for the 2019 Lynn Factor Stand Up for Kids National Award

TORONTO, July 3, 2019 /CNW/ - Children's Aid Foundation of Canada is pleased to announce the six finalists for The Lynn Factor Stand Up for Kids...


Jul 02, 2019, 13:00 ET Six B.C. communities win $360,000 in play space revitalizations

BCAA Play Here: public vote decides three, $100,000 winners: Black Creek, Oliver and Sayward BURNABY, BC, July 2, 2019 /CNW/ - Children in Black...


Jul 02, 2019, 10:00 ET CBBC and Family Channel Commission Malory Towers, New Live Action Series from King Bert Productions and DHX Media

Production to begin this month on new tween drama based on Enid Blyton novels HALIFAX and LONDON, July 2, 2019 /CNW/ - DHX Media (or the "Company")...


Jul 02, 2019, 08:00 ET Astronaut Snoopy Celebrates Apollo-Mania

In the 50th Anniversary Year of Apollo 11, Peanuts Also Commemorates the "Dress Rehearsal"—Apollo 10—That Sent Peanuts Into Space As Command and...


Jul 02, 2019, 08:00 ET Sleep Country kicks off Fourth Annual Pyjamas & Storybooks for Better Bedtimes Campaign

Canada's Sleep Experts are encouraging donations of new and gently used pyjamas and storybooks at Sleep Country and Dormez-vous locations until July...


Jul 01, 2019, 03:00 ET Alexa, Set a Reminder for Prime Day

Amazon reveals early Prime Day offers on everything from entertainment to school supplies Kick off Back-to-School and Off-to-University shopping this ...


Jun 29, 2019, 08:00 ET Helping Young Canadians Learn About Their Diverse Country

The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, announced funding for the YMCA of Greater Toronto's youth...


Jun 28, 2019, 17:30 ET Media Advisory - Minister Wilkinson to Welcome Youth Activists from 20 Countries Committed to Combatting Ocean Plastic Pollution

VANCOUVER, June 28, 2019 /CNW/ - Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, will give opening...


Jun 28, 2019, 16:38 ET Susan Handrigan is the New President and CEO of Canada World Youth

OTTAWA, June 28, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Board of Directors of Canada World Youth is pleased to announce the appointment of Susan Handrigan as the...


Jun 28, 2019, 13:03 ET Tremblant's 24h remits the impressive sum of $1.8 million to Fondation Charles-Bruneau

MONTREAL, June 28, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Tremblant's 24h representatives officially presented yesterday the Fondation Charles-Bruneau with a cheque for ...


Jun 27, 2019, 10:10 ET Government of Canada supports awareness and youth engagement in the agriculture sector

ROLLO BAY, PEI, June 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Veterans Affairs, on behalf of Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and...


Jun 27, 2019, 09:00 ET Starlight Children's Foundation® Canada teen with cerebral palsy named Role Model by Barbie in partnership with Toys"R"Us® Canada

Barbie celebrates Canadian Role Models in honour of Barbie's 60th anniversary TORONTO, June 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Inspiring girls since 1959, Barbie has...


Jun 27, 2019, 08:00 ET Media advisory - National Youth Leadership forum in Toronto next week

TORONTO, June 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Experiences Canada's Youth Leadership Forum on Diversity and Inclusion will be taking place in Toronto from June 29th...


Jun 26, 2019, 16:44 ET Migrant children in the U.S. lack protection and services needed to ensure their wellbeing

As two-year-old Valeria's death shows, coordinated action urgently needed to address root causes of irregular migration and keep children safe...


Jun 26, 2019, 15:44 ET All early childhood educators in Nova Scotia deserve fair compensation including living wages, pensions and benefits

HALIFAX, June 26, 2019 /CNW/ - All early childhood educators (ECEs) in Nova Scotia deserve to be compensated the same wages, pensions and benefits,...


Jun 26, 2019, 15:05 ET The Royal Canadian Mounted Police presents the 30th anniversary of the Canadian Sunset Ceremonies, June 27-30

OTTAWA, June 26, 2019 /CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) is pleased to host the 2019 Canadian Sunset Ceremonies from June 27–30. This...


Jun 26, 2019, 11:25 ET Ronald McDonald House Charities Canada and RBC Insurance help families stay close to each other when they need it the most

RBC Insurance announces a commitment that will enable 2,016 nights of family stays at Ronald McDonald House Charities across Canada TORONTO, June 26, ...


Jun 26, 2019, 10:26 ET The Port of Montreal's Grand Quay launches its free summer lineup!

Nautical picnics, fireworks with entertainment and activities all summer MONTREAL, June 26, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - After making such a splash with the...