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Mar 25, 2019, 20:09 ET Media Advisory - Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau to Discuss Skills Development and Budget 2019 at CÉGEP de Sherbrooke

OTTAWA, March 25, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau will be at the Cégep de Sherbrooke to highlight how investments in Budget 2019 are...


Mar 25, 2019, 17:28 ET Media Advisory - Minister Joly to Discuss Youth and Budget 2019 in Montréal

MONTREAL, March 25, 2019 /CNW/ -The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie will participate in...


Mar 25, 2019, 16:00 ET Unifor seeks conciliation after negotiations with SaskTel reach impasse

REGINA, March 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Unifor is seeking assistance from the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service after weeks of unproductive talks...


Mar 25, 2019, 15:49 ET Budget 2019: Moving forward on implementing national pharmacare

SASKATOON, March 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians are proud of their health care system, which provides care based on need and not the ability to pay....


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 25, 2019, 13:15 ET Two of the Snowden Refugees Arrive in Canada

'Two are safe, five are not' TORONTO, March 25, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - This evening a plane carrying Vanessa Rodel and her 7-year-old daughter Keana...


Mar 25, 2019, 12:00 ET Canada's Rural Economic Development Minister invites public ideas on ways to expand rural opportunity

OTTAWA, March 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians living in rural and northern communities have unique needs. Access to better and more modern infrastructure, ...


Mar 25, 2019, 10:09 ET Media Advisory - Minister Garneau to Discuss Skills and Budget 2019 in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec

OTTAWA, March 25, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, will visit the facilities of Probiotech International Inc., where...


Mar 25, 2019, 09:45 ET Heavier fines, threat of jail time, helping to curb illegally built homes in Ontario: Tarion

For more media materials, please visit: https://www.multivu.com/players/English/8516551-tarion-warranty-fraud-prevention-2019/ TORONTO, March 25,...


Mar 25, 2019, 09:35 ET CJF's annual Ottawa J-Talk explores The Fight for Truth: Political Journalism in 2019

TORONTO, March 25, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Journalism Foundation's (CJF) annual Ottawa J-Talk will feature Sarah Kendzior, the popular St. Louis,...


Mar 25, 2019, 07:00 ET Media advisory - Ontario long-term care staff at "breaking point;" new study and poll on workplace violence released Tuesday in Hamilton

HAMILTON, ON, March 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Two new reports that expose the high level of violence, abuse and harassment against staff working at Ontario...


Mar 25, 2019, 06:30 ET OPSEU's Thomas: Ford is endangering Lake Erie with 'foolish' decision to move conservation officers inland

TORONTO, March 25, 2019 /CNW/ - The Ford government is opening up the Lake Erie fishery to destructive overfishing and poaching with its "foolish"...


Mar 25, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Minister Joly to Discuss Seniors and Budget 2019 in Montreal/

OTTAWA, March 22, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie will participate in a...


Mar 25, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Tassi to discuss seniors and Budget 2019 in King City, Ontario/

GATINEAU, QC, March 22, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Seniors, will participate in a town hall meeting, where she will...


Mar 24, 2019, 12:00 ET Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada Dr. Theresa Tam on World Tuberculosis Day

OTTAWA, March 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, on World Tuberculosis Day, I am encouraged by the ongoing efforts to eliminate tuberculosis (TB) in Canada, and ...


Mar 24, 2019, 10:00 ET Statement - Progress Update from Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami and Government of Canada on Inuit TB Elimination - World Tuberculosis Day - March 24, 2019

OTTAWA, March 24, 2019 /CNW/ - The President of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, Natan Obed, and the Minister of Indigenous Services, Seamus O'Regan, issued...


Mar 24, 2019, 09:24 ET City of Toronto recognizes World TB Day

TORONTO, March 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, March 24, has been proclaimed World TB Day in the City of Toronto. Toronto Public Health, community partners...


Mar 22, 2019, 17:24 ET 'Think big! There is strength in numbers' OPSEU's president tells parents at rally about autism cuts

OTTAWA, March 22, 2019 /CNW/ - A strong message was delivered Friday to the doorstep of Children, Community and Social Services Minister Lisa...


Mar 22, 2019, 17:15 ET Minister Joly to Discuss Seniors and Budget 2019 in Montreal

OTTAWA, March 22, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie will participate in a...


Mar 22, 2019, 14:28 ET Ford's alcohol overhaul would put profits before people: OPSEU

TORONTO, March 22, 2019 /CNW/ - OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is warning that a disastrous privatization of alcohol sales is looming with...


Mar 22, 2019, 14:20 ET BCI Opposes Decision to Increase Retirement Allowance to Goldcorp Inc. Chair

VICTORIA, BC, March 22, 2019 /CNW/ - British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI) will exercise our shareholder rights in voting against...


Mar 22, 2019, 14:06 ET Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Visits the Carpenters' Union

WOODBRIDGE, ON, March 22, 2019 /CNW/ - With the federal budget for 2019 being announced this week, the Carpenters' District Council of Ontario (CDCO) ...


Mar 22, 2019, 14:06 ET CAJ encouraged by charges against officer who arrested media

OTTAWA, March 21, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Association of Journalists is encouraged to learn that charges have been laid against a Hamilton police...


Mar 22, 2019, 13:05 ET Children left vulnerable in Cyclone Idai aftermath

One week after cyclone, children separated from families are particularly at risk of exploitation Rising floodwater bring fresh concerns for those...


Mar 22, 2019, 12:45 ET Media Advisory - Minister Tassi to discuss seniors and Budget 2019 in King City, Ontario

GATINEAU, QC, March 22, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Seniors, will participate in a town hall meeting, where she will...