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Jul 07, 2020, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory: Infrastructure Announcement in Windsor/

WINDSOR, ON, July 6, 2020 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to join a virtual event on an important infrastructure announcement regarding...


Jul 07, 2020, 07:30 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - The Government of Canada and the Assembly of First Nations will sign a Protocol on child and family services/

OTTAWA, ON, July 6, 2020 /CNW/ - Please be advised that Perry Bellegarde, National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations, and the Honourable Marc...


Jul 07, 2020, 07:00 ET Community and Business Leaders Call for Federal Investment in Offshore

ST. JOHN'S, NL, July 7, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, community and business leaders, as well as supporters throughout Canada, are united to send a clear...


Jul 07, 2020, 07:00 ET /R E M I N D E R -- Media Advisory - Prime Minister's itinerary for Tuesday, July 7, 2020/

OTTAWA, ON, July 6, 2020 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Ottawa, Ontario 11:00 a.m. The Prime Minister will attend the virtual Cabinet retreat. Closed...


Jul 07, 2020, 06:00 ET Seven principles to align COVID-19 recovery with Canada's climate commitments--new report shown to key federal ministers

Leading environmental organizations endorse new green recovery guidelines OTTAWA, ON, July 7, 2020 /CNW/ - As the federal government works out its...


Jul 06, 2020, 20:15 ET Media Advisory - Prime Minister's itinerary for Tuesday, July 7, 2020

OTTAWA, ON, July 6, 2020 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Ottawa, Ontario 11:00 a.m. The Prime Minister will attend the virtual Cabinet retreat. Closed...


Jul 06, 2020, 17:58 ET Media Advisory - The Government of Canada and the Assembly of First Nations will sign a Protocol on child and family services

OTTAWA, ON, July 6, 2020 /CNW/ - Please be advised that Perry Bellegarde, National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations, and the Honourable Marc...


Jul 06, 2020, 15:43 ET Clearview AI ceases offering its facial recognition technology in Canada

GATINEAU, July 6, 2020 /CNW/ - Clearview AI has advised Canadian privacy protection authorities that, in response to their joint investigation, it...


Jul 06, 2020, 14:30 ET Media Advisory: Infrastructure Announcement in Windsor

WINDSOR, ON, July 6, 2020 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to join a virtual event on an important infrastructure announcement regarding...


Jul 06, 2020, 13:00 ET Government of Canada announces three new pilot hosts to develop and test a maritime information system

OTTAWA, July 6, 2020 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada values the traditional knowledge and expertise of Canada's Indigenous peoples and coastal...


Jul 06, 2020, 12:00 ET Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on July 6, 2020

OTTAWA, ON, July 6, 2020 /CNW/ - In lieu of an in-person update to the media, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, issued the...


Jul 06, 2020, 10:45 ET Canada and Ontario invest in roads and bridges for Southern Ontario communities

WELLAND, ON, July 6, 2020 /CNW/ - The governments of Canada and Ontario recognize the different ways that the COVID-19 pandemic has affected smaller...


Jul 06, 2020, 10:39 ET Prime Minister appoints Bob Rae as Ambassador to the United Nations

OTTAWA, ON, July 6, 2020 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the appointment of the Honourable Bob Rae as the Ambassador and...


Jul 06, 2020, 10:15 ET Government of Canada Increases Funding for Women and their Families in St. Catharines

ST. CATHARINES, ON, July 6, 2020 /CNW/ - Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. As Canadians have done their part to...


Jul 06, 2020, 10:00 ET Government of Canada announces investment in women's organizations in the Bas-Saint-Laurent and in the Gaspésie-Les Îles regions

Projects address capacity needs to allow organizations to continue promoting social and systemic changes towards gender equality ESCUMINAC, QC, July...


Jul 06, 2020, 09:28 ET Information Update - Certain hand sanitizers containing technical-grade ethanol may pose health risks

OTTAWA, ON, July 6, 2020 /CNW/ - Health Canada is advising Canadians that the following hand sanitizers, which contain technical-grade ethanol, may...


Jul 06, 2020, 09:00 ET Statement by the Prime Minister on the seventh anniversary of the Lac-Mégantic tragedy

OTTAWA, ON, July 6, 2020 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the seventh anniversary of the...


Jul 06, 2020, 08:35 ET Canadian seniors to receive one time tax-free payment this week

GATINEAU, QC, July 6, 2020 /CNW/ - Seniors across Canada continue to face health, economic, and social challenges due to COVID-19. Many seniors are...


Jul 06, 2020, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory: Infrastructure Announcement in Welland/

WELLAND, ON, July 3, 2020 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to a virtual announcement concerning important infrastructure funding in Southern...


Jul 06, 2020, 07:00 ET /R E M I N D E R -- Media Advisory - Prime Minister's itinerary for Monday, July 6, 2020/

OTTAWA, ON, July 5, 2020 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Ottawa, Ontario 11:00 a.m. The Prime Minister will attend the virtual Cabinet retreat. Closed...


Jul 05, 2020, 22:01 ET Media Advisory - Prime Minister's itinerary for Monday, July 6, 2020

OTTAWA, ON, July 5, 2020 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Ottawa, Ontario 11:00 a.m. The Prime Minister will attend the virtual Cabinet retreat. Closed...


Jul 05, 2020, 12:00 ET Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on July 5, 2020

OTTAWA, ON, July 5, 2020 /CNW/ - In lieu of an in-person update to the media, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, issued the...


Jul 05, 2020, 08:00 ET Samuel De Champlain Bridge will maintain its rainbow colours to honour the fallen and encourage vigilance

MONTREAL, July 5, 2020 /CNW/ - The Samuel De Champlain Bridge will continue to turn on its rainbow lights every Sunday from 9:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m....


Jul 05, 2020, 07:00 ET Media Advisory - Prime Minister's itinerary for Sunday, July 5, 2020

OTTAWA, ON, July 5, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Note: All times local Ottawa, Ontario Personal This document is also available at http://pm.gc.ca SOURCE...


Jul 04, 2020, 12:00 ET Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on July 4, 2020

OTTAWA, ON, July 4, 2020 /CNW/ - In lieu of an in-person update to the media, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, issued the...