Policy & Public Interest
The latest news regarding all matters of policy and public interest. This section contains releases regarding issues of government, international relations and trade, politics, education, economics, law, welfare, advocacy, and charity concerns. Learn about recent policy decisions as well as important campaigns, strategies, and protests in all areas of public interest. Also included are poll results, statistical information and announcements, and legal news.
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Jul 29, 2021, 11:28 ET #BlockHate campaign highlights the perils of inaction on online hate speech as politicians debate hate speech legislation in Ottawa
The Canadian Race Relations Foundation and YWCA Canada launch an awareness campaign on the danger of ignoring the spread of online hate speech on social media platforms. MONTREAL, July 29, 2021 /CNW/ - The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) and YWCA Canada have their #BlockHate campaign, which aims to raise awareness of the pitfalls of ignoring hate speech and racism perpetrated online....
Jul 29, 2021, 14:07 ET Hockey Canada Foundation Assist Fund Returns With $1 Million to Support Return to Hockey for Young Canadians
Funding applications for registration fee subsidies open to Canadian families on August 1, 2021 CALGARY, AB, July 29, 2021 /CNW/ - The Hockey Canada Foundation Assist Fund and its all-star team of...
Jul 29, 2021, 15:38 ET Government of Canada supports Indigenous jobs in forestry sector
Funding will support the launch of a virtual learning platform to match Indigenous workers with industry partners and educational institutes NANAIMO, BC, July 29, 2021 /CNW/ - The forestry industry...
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07:05 ET /R E M I N D E R -- Media Advisory - Deputy Prime Minister's itinerary for Monday, November 28, 2022/
07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- NOTICE TO THE MEDIA - Government of Canada to announce initiatives to prevent and address family violence/
07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media advisory - Government of Canada to Make an Announcement on Preventing Gender-based Violence/
06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister of Transport and Ottawa International Airport Authority President and CEO to make an announcement about new funding for critical infrastructure projects/
06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Member of Parliament Jenica Atwin to make important announcement on funding to protect species at risk/
06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media advisory - Government of Canada to announce support for Canada's brightest young researchers/
03:00 ET L'OCCITANE Group announces its new corporate mission: to have a positive impact on people through empowerment and to regenerate nature
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Jul 10, 2022, 23:36 ET VIA Rail strike deadline extended
MONTREAL, July 10, 2022 /CNW/ - A strike deadline for VIA Rail workers, set for July 11 at 12:01 a.m. has been extended to July 11 at 4:00 p.m. eastern. "We remain hopeful that a deal can be...
Jul 12, 2022, 16:38 ET 100 Dogs Desperately Searching For Homes In Ontario
Jul 13, 2022, 05:00 ET Tim Hortons Camp Day is TODAY and 100% of proceeds from hot and iced coffee support sending youth from underserved communities to Tims Camps
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