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Apr 01, 2019, 16:32 ET Media Advisory - Itinerary for Tuesday, April 2, 2019

OTTAWA, April 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Ottawa, Ontario 9:30 a.m. The Prime Minister will attend the Cabinet meeting. Note for media:...


Mar 29, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Invitation - First Mass celebrated by Father Claude Grou since the events of March 22 and press briefing/

MONTRÉAL, March 27, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Father Claude Grou, CSC, Rector of Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal, will celebrate Mass at 8:30 a.m. at ...


Mar 29, 2019, 06:30 ET Invitation to Press Conference - Muslim Quebecer's reaction to Bill 21

MONTREAL, March 29, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Following the tabling of Bill 21, by the Quebec government on Thursday, The Canadian Muslim Forum invites you ...


Mar 28, 2019, 14:01 ET Bill Banning public servant workers (teachers) from wearing religious symbols

KIRKLAND, QC, March 28, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Quebec Provincial Association of Teachers (QPAT) is unequivocally opposed to any bill that...


Mar 27, 2019, 16:13 ET Media Invitation - First Mass celebrated by Father Claude Grou since the events of March 22 and press briefing

MONTRÉAL, March 27, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Father Claude Grou, CSC, Rector of Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal, will celebrate Mass at 8:30 a.m. at ...


Mar 27, 2019, 07:00 ET Abuse of Minors: External Audit

The dioceses of Joliette, Montreal, Saint-Jean-Longueuil, Saint-Jérôme and Valleyfield commission retired judge to conduct external audit of...


Mar 25, 2019, 14:05 ET Sentence rendered: Brian Boucher

MONTREAL, March 25, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The eight-year prison term for Brian Boucher, rendered by Justice Compagnone today, is the result of due...


Mar 22, 2019, 18:33 ET Update on the incident at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal

MONTRÉAL, March 22, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Saint Joseph's Oratory wish to provide more details about the knife attack on rector Father Claude Grou, that ...


Mar 22, 2019, 15:36 ET Statement of the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Montreal, Archbishop Christian Lépine

MONTREAL, March 22, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - By now, you may have heard that Father Claude Grou of the Congregation of Holy Cross and rector of Saint...


Mar 22, 2019, 13:51 ET Incident at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal

MONTRÉAL, March 22, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - During today's morning mass at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal, the rector Father Claude Grou was...


Mar 20, 2019, 18:06 ET Statement of the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Montreal, Archbishop Christian Lépine

MONTREAL, March 20, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Some 82 years ago in 1937, a crucifix was installed in the Montreal city council chambers, the elected...


Mar 20, 2019, 15:00 ET Statement by the Prime Minister on Purim

OTTAWA, March 20, 2019 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Purim: "Today at sunset, Jewish...


Mar 15, 2019, 11:07 ET Statement Condemning the Terrorist Attack on Mosques in New Zealand

MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The Muslim Association of Canada (MAC) emphasizes the holistic message of Islam within the context of...


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

OTTAWA, March 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Ottawa, Ontario 10:15 a.m. The Prime Minister will participate in an armchair discussion at the...


Mar 08, 2019, 17:15 ET Media Advisory - Itinerary for Saturday, March 9, 2019

OTTAWA, March 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Ottawa, Ontario 10:15 a.m. The Prime Minister will participate in an armchair discussion at the...


Mar 07, 2019, 06:00 ET Islamic Relief Canada launches report on honour-based violence among Canadian Muslims

TORONTO, March 7, 2019 /CNW/ - Islamic Relief Canada has published a report titled Dishonourable Violence: Changing the Narratives on Honour and...


Mar 06, 2019, 10:44 ET Pope Francis responds to 12-year-old climate change activist's plea to go vegan for Lent

As we begin the first day of Lent, 12-year-old climate change campaigner Genesis Butler has received a response from Pope Francis regarding her plea...


Mar 01, 2019, 17:04 ET Inauguration of Major Development Project Worksite at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal and Introduction of Reaching New Heights Campaign Cabinet

MONTRÉAL, March 1, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal inaugurated the worksite for its major development project, in the...


Feb 12, 2019, 08:00 ET Non-Profit Shift the Script Launches More Than Murtadd

Shift the Script presents the controversial new website More Than Murtadd The More Than Murtadd website sheds light on fundamental causes of why...


Feb 06, 2019, 13:00 ET Grey Nuns propose transforming the Youville Mother House in Old Montreal to secure the future of this heritage treasure

"We want to ensure this historic site lives on for the benefit of future generations, by partnering with the Université de Montréal and...


Jan 29, 2019, 08:00 ET Statement by the Prime Minister on the second anniversary of the fatal shooting at the Centre culturel islamique de Québec

OTTAWA, Jan. 29, 2019 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the second anniversary of the fatal shooting ...


Jan 28, 2019, 10:33 ET January 29 - Day of Remembrance and Action on Islamophobia and All Forms of Discrimination in Pierrefonds-Roxboro - Invitation to a Press Conference

MONTREAL, Jan. 28, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - To commemorate the second anniversary of the attack at the Grand Mosque of Quebec City of January 29, 2017,...


Jan 28, 2019, 00:00 ET Buddhist Leader's Peace Proposal Calls for Urgent Action toward Disarmament and Increased Role for Youth

On January 26, the 37th annual peace proposal by Daisaku Ikeda, president of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Buddhist movement, was released,...


Jan 27, 2019, 10:15 ET The Canadian Race Relations Foundation Commemorates International Holocaust Remembrance Day

"Never shall I forget that night, the first night in camp, that turned my life into one long night seven times sealed. Never shall I forget the small ...


Jan 25, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E M I N D E R -- Media Advisory - Itinerary for Friday, January 25, 2019/

OTTAWA, Jan. 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Quebec City, Quebec 12:30 p.m. The Prime Minister will deliver remarks at a luncheon hosted by...