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14:32 ET Budget 2019: Moving Forward on Implementing National Pharmacare

AMHERST, NS, March 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians are proud of Canada's health care system, which provides care based on need and not the ability to pay. ...


14:10 ET New measures to address housing affordability across Canada

MAPLE RIDGE, BC, March 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. But in some of our communities, too many...


14:00 ET Media Advisory - Minister Sohi to Deliver Remarks at Surrey Board of Trade

OTTAWA, March 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, will deliver remarks and participate in an...


13:00 ET UPDATE - Media Advisory - Minister Ng to discuss Budget 2019's investment in skills training

KAMLOOPS, BC, March 25, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Mary Ng, Canada's Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, will be in Kamloops to discuss ...


10:57 ET Budget 2019: A Secure and Dignified Retirement for Canadians

NAPANEE, ON, March 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Over the course of their lives, seniors have made tremendous contributions to their communities right across...


10:27 ET Media Advisory - Minister Rodriguez to Visit the Centre-du-Québec Region, Québec City and Mauricie to Promote the Government of Canada's Budget Priorities

QUÉBEC, March 25, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honorable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, will be in Drummondville and...


Mar 24, 2019, 10:32 ET Prime Minister announces a by-election in Nanaimo-Ladysmith

OTTAWA, March 24, 2019 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that a by-election will be held on May 6, 2019, in the electoral...


Mar 22, 2019, 17:00 ET Horizons ETFS Announces March 2019 Distributions for its Covered Call ETFs

TORONTO, March 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. ("Horizons ETFs") is pleased to announce the distribution amounts per unit...


Mar 22, 2019, 16:00 ET Budget 2019: Helping Canadians Find and Keep Good Jobs

MONT-TREMBLANT, QC, March 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Since 2015, the Government of Canada has focused on strengthening and growing the middle class, and...


Mar 22, 2019, 14:24 ET Nuxalk Nation celebrates completion of new and renovated housing

BELLA COOLA, NUXALK TERRITORY, BC, March 22, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is making important investments to improve housing conditions in...


Mar 21, 2019, 08:30 ET New Cross-Canada Network Launches Today to Fight Racism and Xenophobia

OTTAWA, March 21, 2019 /CNW/ - The Migrant Rights Network, a new cross-Canada alliance to demand pro-migrant, anti-racist laws and policies,...


Mar 20, 2019, 18:01 ET 2019 Federal Budget - La Coop fédérée wants a mixed committee to be put in place for the application of compensation measures for farmers covered by supply management

MONTRÉAL, March 20, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - After examining the terms of the 2019 budget Investing in the Middle Class to Grow Canada's Economy, La Coop...


Mar 20, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E M I N D E R -- Media Advisory - Itinerary for Wednesday, March 20, 2019/

OTTAWA, March 19, 2019 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Ottawa, Ontario 10:00 a.m. The Prime Minister will attend the National Caucus meeting. Room 225A ...


Mar 19, 2019, 16:37 ET Media Advisory - Itinerary for Wednesday, March 20, 2019

OTTAWA, March 19, 2019 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Ottawa, Ontario 10:00 a.m. The Prime Minister will attend the National Caucus meeting. Room 225A ...


Mar 18, 2019, 14:30 ET Media Advisory - Federal budget 2019: Seniors care, pharmacare and virtual care need to be prioritized to improve Canadians' health

OTTAWA, March 18, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) looks to the federal government to make the 2019 federal budget one that is...


Mar 18, 2019, 12:00 ET Canada-Wide Meetings on the Official Languages Act: Forum on Federal Institutions that Embody Official Languages

The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, participated in a forum on official languages in Ottawa...


Mar 18, 2019, 08:30 ET BC Government Needs to Make Wood Building Safety a Priority

Further consultations with construction, building materials sectors are urgently needed and no permits should be issued until the National Building...


Mar 18, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Announcement - investments in Nunavik airports/

KUUJJUARAPIK, QC, March 15, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The MNA of Ungava, Denis Lamothe, on behalf of the Minister of Transport and Minister Responsible for ...


Mar 17, 2019, 09:00 ET Minister Blair reinforces mutual cooperation on border issues during trip to U.S.

OTTAWA, March 17, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction, concluded his trip to the United ...


Mar 15, 2019, 12:22 ET The Seine River Region selected as a Welcoming Francophone Community

LORETTE, MB, March 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The Seine River Region has been selected as a Welcoming Francophone Community as part of Canada's Action Plan for ...


Mar 15, 2019, 12:13 ET Announcement -- investments in Nunavik airports

KUUJJUARAPIK, QC, March 15, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The MNA of Ungava, Denis Lamothe, on behalf of the Minister of Transport and Minister Responsible for ...


Mar 15, 2019, 12:00 ET Governments of Canada and Alberta reach 10-year housing agreement

SHERWOOD PARK, AB, March 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Families, Indigenous communities and vulnerable Canadians in need of an affordable place to call home can...


Mar 15, 2019, 11:10 ET C2MI's mobilizing strategic project - Premier of Québec announces investment of $26.75 million for a project that could generate more than 700 paying jobs

BROMONT, QC, March 15, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Premier of Québec, François Legault, announced on Friday that the new Québec government would allocate ...


Mar 15, 2019, 10:45 ET Making Housing More Affordable for Middle-Class Families in Welland

WELLAND, ON, March 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Hard working middle-class families in Welland deserve a safe and affordable place to call home where they can...


Mar 15, 2019, 10:45 ET Extra weeks of Employment Insurance parental benefits available March 17

Up to 97,000 Canadian families are expected to claim the parental sharing benefit per year BRAMPTON, ON, March 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Supporting parents...