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Jun 30, 2020, 09:47 ET Competition Bureau assuming the presidency of the International Consumer Protection and Enforcement Network for 2020-2021

With the challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, working with consumer protection and enforcement agencies from around the globe is more critical than ever GATINEAU, QC, June 30, 2020 /CNW/ - As Canadians celebrate Canada Day, the Competition Bureau will begin its one-year term as President of the International Consumer Protection and Enforcement Network (ICPEN). From July 1, 2020 to...


Jun 30, 2020, 09:00 ET NACCA and Aboriginal Financial Institutions Across the Country Roll Out Emergency Loans to Indigenous Businesses

OTTAWA ON, June 30, 2020 /CNW/ - The National Aboriginal Capital Corporations Association (NACCA) is very pleased to announce that Indigenous businesses have begun accessing economic relief from...


Jun 30, 2020, 07:50 ET Stay Clear, Stay Safe, Stay Distanced, This Canada Day Holiday

Evaluate Water Conditions and Always be Prepared TORONTO, June 30, 2020 /CNW/ - As cities and towns across the province slowly begin the process of reopening their communities, Ontario Power...


Jun 30, 2020, 03:00 ET The 2nd Edition of the Global Business Barometer Improves but Executives Still See the Economy and Their Businesses in the Survival Phase

LONDON, June 30, 2020 /CNW/ -- Executive sentiment about the three-month outlook for the global economy rose but remains pessimistic at -27.7 (out of a range of -50 to +50) The single biggest swing...


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Mar 27, 2020, 13:51 ET Prime Minister announces support for small businesses facing impacts of COVID-19

OTTAWA, March 27, 2020 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is focused on helping Canadians and businesses through this tough economic time. We will continue to protect the health and safety of...


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