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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, ...


May 09, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E M I N D E R -- Media Advisory - Itinerary for Thursday, May 9, 2019/

OTTAWA, May 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Niagara Falls, Ontario 8:30 a.m. The Prime Minister will deliver remarks, and participate in a Q&A...


May 08, 2019, 16:16 ET Media Advisory - Itinerary for Thursday, May 9, 2019

OTTAWA, May 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Niagara Falls, Ontario 8:30 a.m. The Prime Minister will deliver remarks, and participate in a Q&A...


May 08, 2019, 08:00 ET Statement by the Prime Minister on Israel Independence Day

OTTAWA, May 8, 2019 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Yom Ha'atzmaut, Israel Independence Day:...


May 06, 2019, 08:36 ET Statement by Minister Rodriguez on Ramadan

Tonight, Muslims in Canada and around the world will celebrate the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan OTTAWA, May 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Tonight marks...


May 05, 2019, 18:30 ET Statement by the Prime Minister on Ramadan

OTTAWA, May 5, 2019 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Ramadan: "Today, Muslims in Canada and around ...


May 01, 2019, 13:02 ET Statement by Minister Rodriguez on Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day)

OTTAWA, May 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Beginning at sunset this evening, Canadians join with Jewish communities in Canada and around the world on the occasion...


May 01, 2019, 10:00 ET Minister Rodriguez's statement on Canadian Jewish Heritage Month

Canadians celebrate the start of Canadian Jewish Heritage Month today OTTAWA, May 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, Canadians celebrate the beginning of...


May 01, 2019, 08:00 ET Statement by the Prime Minister on Yom HaShoah

OTTAWA, May 1, 2019 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Memorial Day:...


May 01, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E M I N D E R -- Media Advisory - Itinerary for Wednesday, May 1, 2019/

OTTAWA, April 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Ottawa, Ontario 10:00 a.m. The Prime Minister will attend the National Caucus meeting. Room 225A ...


May 01, 2019, 07:00 ET Media Advisory - Largest KAIROS Blanket Exercise and Colombian activist come to Mount Allison University, May 3-4

SACKVILLE, NB, May 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Atlantic Canada's largest KAIROS Blanket Exercise, and a celebration of arts and activism with a Colombian...


Apr 30, 2019, 16:41 ET Media Advisory - Itinerary for Wednesday, May 1, 2019

OTTAWA, April 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Ottawa, Ontario 10:00 a.m. The Prime Minister will attend the National Caucus meeting. Room 225A ...


Apr 30, 2019, 15:06 ET Instructors join TCDSB trustees, students and parents at Queen's Park in celebration of international languages

TORONTO, April 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Thirty international language instructors with the Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) will take part in a ...


Apr 29, 2019, 13:24 ET Samaritan's Purse helping New Brunswick flood victims

Christian relief agency assessing situation in flooded eastern Ontario and western Quebec CALGARY, April 29, 2019 /CNW/ - Samaritan's Purse Canada is ...


Apr 29, 2019, 08:30 ET Canada's Halal Monitoring Authority (HMA) Aims to Simplify Halal Certification by Integrating Directly into Existing Supply Chains

Formed in 2004, the HMA is a trusted halal monitoring and certifying body that integrates directly into existing supply chains for suppliers, brands...