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Jun 17, 2019, 15:44 ET Statement - Denying the rights of one group of people puts everyone's rights at risk

OTTAWA, June 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Following yesterday's tabling of Quebec's Bill 21, entitled "An Act respecting the laicity of the State," Marie-Claude...


Jun 17, 2019, 04:00 ET TB Joshua to Host Meeting in Nazareth, Israel

Prominent Nigerian cleric T.B. Joshua is scheduled to host a two-day event at the Amphitheatre of Mount Precipice in Nazareth, Israel – the historic...


Jun 14, 2019, 11:23 ET From Myanmar to the Middle East, from Vienna to Nigeria, Support Pours in for KAICIID After Austrian Vote

Following a motion passed on Wednesday in Parliament seeking Austria's withdrawal from the International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID)'s Council of...


Jun 12, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media invitation - REM work near the Black Rock: An opportunity to commemorate the rich history of the Irish in Montréal/

MONTREAL, June 11, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Date: Wednesday, June 12 Time: 7:00 p.m. Address: Loto-Québec parking lot at the intersection of Des Irlandais ...


Jun 11, 2019, 11:29 ET Media invitation - REM work near the Black Rock: An opportunity to commemorate the rich history of the Irish in Montréal

MONTREAL, June 11, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Date: Wednesday, June 12 Time: 7:00 p.m. Address: Loto-Québec parking lot at the intersection of Des Irlandais ...


Jun 07, 2019, 12:00 ET Statement - Decision of the Supreme Court of Canada in the appeal of the Province canadienne de la Congrégation de Sainte-Croix

MONTRÉAL, June 7, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - La Province canadienne de la Congrégation de Sainte-Croix (the "Congrégation") today received the reasons for...


Jun 07, 2019, 11:30 ET STATEMENT - Supreme Court of Canada ruling in the appeal filed by Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal

MONTRÉAL, June 7, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - On November 7, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada heard the appeal filed by Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount...


Jun 03, 2019, 19:00 ET Statement by the Prime Minister on Eid al-Fitr

OTTAWA, June 3, 2019 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Eid al-Fitr: "Tonight at sunset, Muslims in...


May 31, 2019, 10:00 ET Interligne's youth contest videos unveiled - "Take Action Against Bullying!"

MONTREAL, May 31, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Interligne gave a sneak preview of the videos produced for the "Take Action Against Bullying!" contest to an...


May 29, 2019, 08:30 ET Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) Holds New Aid to Humanity in Canada, Vows More Humanitarian Efforts

"The Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) has set its sights on the global campaign against poverty. It's a cause we've committed to champion and sustain as a...


May 28, 2019, 07:00 ET Friends of Zion Museum Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of the US Embassy's Move With Prime Minister Netanyahu & US Embassy

The Friends of Zion Museum and the United States Embassy marked the anniversary of the One-Year Anniversary of the US Embassy in Jerusalem with a...


May 23, 2019, 12:53 ET English-speaking community disagrees profoundly with government on secularism bill

MONTREAL, May 23, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - A clear majority of English-speaking Quebecers do not support restrictions on religious symbols worn by public...


May 23, 2019, 08:00 ET Statement by the Prime Minister on the anniversary of the Komagata Maru incident

OTTAWA, May 23, 2019 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the anniversary of the Komagata Maru...


May 22, 2019, 10:30 ET Union Gospel Mission Breaking Ground on Historic $35.5 Million Expansion

New 'Women and Families Centre' will provide new housing and support for region's vulnerable VANCOUVER, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Union Gospel Mission is...


May 19, 2019, 10:00 ET Statement by Minister Rodriguez on Vesak

Today Buddhists across Canada and around the world are celebrating Vesak OTTAWA, May 19, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, on the occasion of Vesak, Buddhists...


May 19, 2019, 09:00 ET Statement by the Prime Minister on Vesak

OTTAWA, May 19, 2019 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Vesak: "Today, we join Buddhists in Canada...


May 16, 2019, 09:28 ET Security Infrastructure Program expanded to help protect communities at risk of hate crimes

OTTAWA, May 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians have the right to be free to practice their faith and culture without fear. Preserving a safe, inclusive...


May 16, 2019, 06:30 ET Bill 21 regarding secularism - Statement of the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Montreal, Archbishop Christian Lépine

MONTREAL, May 16, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - As the hearings continue into Bill 21 regarding secularism, the state and the ensuing ramifications, there is...


May 15, 2019, 10:48 ET Anniversary Celebrations for the US Embassy's Move, Took Place in Jerusalem as Led by the Friends of Zion Museum

The Friends of Zion Museum and the United States Embassy marked the anniversary of the One-Year Anniversary of the US Embassy in Jerusalem with a...


May 15, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E M I N D E R -- Media Advisory - Itinerary for Wednesday, May 15, 2019/

OTTAWA, Mai 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Paris, France 10:20 a.m. The Prime Minister will arrive in Paris, France. Paris – Le Bourget...


May 14, 2019, 17:26 ET Media Advisory - Itinerary for Wednesday, May 15, 2019

OTTAWA, Mai 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Paris, France 10:20 a.m. The Prime Minister will arrive in Paris, France. Paris – Le Bourget...


May 14, 2019, 10:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Joint news conference on Bill 21/

MONTREAL, May 13, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Quebec English School Boards Association (QESBA) along with our educational partners the Association of...


May 14, 2019, 09:51 ET Remembering the Christ Church Victims and Recognizing Community Response

MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 13, 2019 /CNW/ - The Muslim Association of Canada (MAC) is holding a remembrance and appreciation ceremony on Wednesday, May 15...


May 13, 2019, 14:57 ET Media Advisory - Joint news conference on Bill 21

MONTREAL, May 13, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Quebec English School Boards Association (QESBA) along with our educational partners the Association of...


May 09, 2019, 07:00 ET Sheik Halal Farms slaughterhouse: Undercover Investigation Exposes Incidents of Apparent Animal Abuse, Possible Non-compliance of Human Health Regulations and Possible Misrepresentation of Halal Products

A video highlighting the investigation is released today. Link to video and LCA's investigation: www.LCAnimal.org/SheikHalal GRAND VALLEY, ON, May 9, ...