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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...


Jun 25, 2020, 13:39 ET Canada continues to explore innovative solutions for refugees

OTTAWA, ON, June 25, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Marco E. L. Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, today reaffirmed Canada's...


Jun 23, 2020, 07:00 ET /R E M I N D E R -- Media Advisory - Prime Minister's itinerary for Tuesday, June 23, 2020/

OTTAWA, ON, June 22, 2020 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Ottawa, Ontario Private meetings. The Prime Minister will hold a call with members of...


Jun 22, 2020, 20:55 ET Media Advisory - Prime Minister's itinerary for Tuesday, June 23, 2020

OTTAWA, ON, June 22, 2020 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Ottawa, Ontario Private meetings. The Prime Minister will hold a call with members of...


Jun 16, 2020, 14:30 ET Prime Minister announces extension of the Canada Emergency Response Benefit

OTTAWA, ON, June 16, 2020 /CNW/ - More Canadians are returning to work, but many people still face challenges due to COVID-19. As we begin to take...


Jun 10, 2020, 06:00 ET /R E M I N D E R -- Media advisory - Ministers to hold news conference on legislation related to COVID-19/

OTTAWA, ON, June 9, 2020 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, the Honourable Pablo...


Jun 10, 2020, 00:00 ET Global Peace Index: Global Peacefulness Falls With Sustained Rise in Civil Unrest in the Last Decade and Is Set to Worsen as Economic Impact of COVID-19 Takes Hold

Today marks the launch of the 14th edition of the Global Peace Index from the international think-tank the Institute for Economics & Peace (IEP). Key ...


Jun 09, 2020, 22:02 ET Media advisory - Ministers to hold news conference on legislation related to COVID-19

OTTAWA, ON, June 9, 2020 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, the Honourable Pablo...


Jun 04, 2020, 07:05 ET Media Advisory - Deputy Prime Minister's itinerary for Thursday, June 4, 2020

OTTAWA, ON, June 4, 2020 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Ottawa, Ontario The Deputy Prime Minister will join the Prime Minister's call with provincial...


Jun 03, 2020, 12:29 ET CEC: Zambian Government Moves to Expropriate CEC Power Infrastructure

The Copperbelt Energy Corporation Plc (CEC) has become aware of Statutory Instrument No. 57 of 2020 (SI 57) issued by the Minister of Energy,...


May 29, 2020, 08:00 ET Industry Leaders Call on Federal Government to Streamline Rules and Encourage Canadian Travel; Launch Canadian Tourism Roundtable

OTTAWA, May 29, 2020 /CNW/ - Leaders of the Canadian tourism and travel sectors today announced the formation of the Canadian Tourism Roundtable...


May 25, 2020, 10:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Notice To The Media - Ministers and Government of Canada officials to hold a news conference on coronavirus disease (COVID-19)/

OTTAWA, May 25, 2020 /CNW/ - Ministers and Government of Canada officials will hold a news conference to provide an update on coronavirus disease...


May 25, 2020, 08:00 ET Notice To The Media - Ministers and Government of Canada officials to hold a news conference on coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

OTTAWA, May 25, 2020 /CNW/ - Ministers and Government of Canada officials will hold a news conference to provide an update on coronavirus disease...


May 24, 2020, 13:00 ET COVID-19 Pandemic - The government presents its daily update

QUÉBEC CITY, May 24, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The latest data on COVID-19's development in Québec reveal 573 new cases over the past 24 hours, bringing...


May 24, 2020, 12:10 ET Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on COVID-19

OTTAWA, May 24, 2020 /CNW/ - In lieu of a daily in-person update to the media, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, issued the...


May 23, 2020, 13:00 ET COVID-19 Pandemic - The government presents its daily update

QUÉBEC CITY, May 23, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The latest data on COVID-19's development in Québec reveal 697 new cases over the past 24 hours, bringing...


May 23, 2020, 12:39 ET Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on COVID-19

OTTAWA, May 23, 2020 /CNW/ - In lieu of a daily in-person update to the media, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, issued the...


May 21, 2020, 21:20 ET Announcing the launch of the Canadian Commission on Democratic Expression

OTTAWA, May 21, 2020 /CNW/ - In light of growing misinformation concerning public health, political disinformation, hate speech and targeted...


May 17, 2020, 13:00 ET COVID-19 Pandemic - The government presents its daily update

QUÉBEC CITY, May 17, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The latest data on COVID-19's development in Québec reveal 737 new cases over the past 24 hours, bringing...


May 17, 2020, 12:17 ET Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on COVID-19

OTTAWA, May 17, 2020 /CNW/ - In lieu of a daily in-person update to the media, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, issued the...


May 17, 2020, 10:00 ET Statement by Minister Chagger on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

GATINEAU, QC, May 17, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia, we recognize the stigma,...


May 16, 2020, 13:00 ET COVID-19 Pandemic - The government presents its daily update

QUÉBEC CITY, May 16, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The latest data on COVID-19's development in Québec reveal 763 new cases over the past 24 hours, bringing...


May 16, 2020, 12:43 ET Support for Community Organizations Helping Canadians

GATINEAU, QC, May 16, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Canadian charities and non-profit organizations are on the frontlines. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the...


May 16, 2020, 12:00 ET Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on COVID-19

OTTAWA, May 16, 2020 /CNW/ - In lieu of a daily in-person update to the media, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, issued the...


May 16, 2020, 12:00 ET Minister Ng announces more support for women entrepreneurs amid COVID-19

OTTAWA, May 16, 2020 /CNW/ - Canadian women entrepreneurs are key to our economic success as a country, and they make invaluable contributions to our ...