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14:15 ET Kingston to Be Home to 2 New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

KINGSTON, ON, Jan. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Electric and alternative fuel vehicles play a key role in Canada's low-carbon future. As Canadians continue to...


Jan 16, 2019, 15:50 ET New Access to Justice Institute will help Nova Scotians navigate the legal system

HALIFAX, Jan. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians expect and deserve appropriate resources to help resolve their legal issues efficiently, affordably and...


Jan 16, 2019, 13:39 ET Statement - More needs to be done to protect people from genetic discrimination in Canada

OTTAWA, Jan. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Following the Quebec Court of Appeal's opinion concerning the constitutionality of the Genetic Non-Discrimination Act,...


Jan 16, 2019, 09:48 ET Governments of Canada and PEI reach a 10-year housing agreement

CHARLOTTETOWN, Jan. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Families, Indigenous communities and vulnerable Canadians in need of an affordable place to call home can count...


Jan 16, 2019, 05:35 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - PS DeCourcey announces support for pre-arrival services/

HALIFAX, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Matt DeCourcey,...


Jan 15, 2019, 13:28 ET The Prime Minister announces changes in the senior ranks of the Public Service

OTTAWA, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the following changes in the senior ranks of the Public Service:...


Jan 15, 2019, 09:29 ET Media Advisory - PS DeCourcey announces support for pre-arrival services

HALIFAX, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Matt DeCourcey,...


Jan 15, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Joly to learn about regional tourism opportunities in Cookshire-Eaton/

COOKSHIRE-EATON, QC, Jan. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, will participate ...


Jan 14, 2019, 17:44 ET Supreme Court Ruling Affecting Canadians Living Abroad

GATINEAU, QC, Jan. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - On January 11, 2019, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that a Canadian elector, living abroad, who has previously ...


Jan 14, 2019, 12:21 ET Media Advisory - Minister Joly to learn about regional tourism opportunities in Cookshire-Eaton

COOKSHIRE-EATON, QC, Jan. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, will participate ...


Jan 14, 2019, 12:01 ET Media Advisory - The Government of Canada supports the dairy processing sector

OTTAWA, Jan. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development, and Jean-Claude Poissant, the Parliamentary...


Jan 14, 2019, 09:53 ET Prime Minister announces changes to the Ministry

OTTAWA, Jan. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced changes to the Ministry and welcomed new members to Cabinet: Jane...


Jan 14, 2019, 09:21 ET YMCA of Greater Toronto Selected to Provide Pre-Arrival Services

Organization will deliver settlement services to newcomers before they arrive in Canada TORONTO, Jan. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Pre-arrival settlement...


Jan 14, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E M I N D E R -- Media Advisory - Itinerary for Monday, January 14, 2019/

OTTAWA, Jan. 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Ottawa, Ontario 9:00 a.m. The Prime Minister will hold a media availability. Queen's Entrance...


Jan 14, 2019, 06:35 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Hussen announces support for pre-arrival services/

TORONTO, Jan. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, will make an announcement of support...


Jan 13, 2019, 17:07 ET Media Advisory - Itinerary for Monday, January 14, 2019

OTTAWA, Jan. 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Ottawa, Ontario 9:00 a.m. The Prime Minister will hold a media availability. Queen's Entrance...


Jan 11, 2019, 14:47 ET Attorney General of Canada issues Directive on Civil Litigation Involving Indigenous Peoples

OTTAWA, Jan. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is committed to fundamentally transforming its relationship with Indigenous peoples based on...


Jan 11, 2019, 13:09 ET Prime Minister announces support for Canada's first geothermal power facility

REGINA, Jan. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is taking strong steps to protect the environment and grow the economy, while creating good,...


Jan 11, 2019, 10:24 ET Media Advisory - Minister Hussen announces support for pre-arrival services

TORONTO, Jan. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, will make an announcement of support...


Jan 10, 2019, 13:10 ET Government of Canada announces investments to monitor Canada's marine environments and for new science facility

VICTORIA, Jan. 10, 2019 /CNW/ - As part of its commitment to ensuring that economic progress and environmental sustainability go hand in hand, the...


Jan 10, 2019, 11:04 ET Voter Contact Registry in effect during the federal by-elections in Burnaby South, B.C., Outremont, Que., and York-Simcoe, Ont.

OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, Jan. 10, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today announced that the Voter...


Jan 10, 2019, 10:19 ET Minister Rodriguez to Announce Support for Arts and Culture in Laval and Sainte-Thérèse

The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, will visit La Rencontre Théâtre-ADOS in Laval and Odyscène in...


Jan 10, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Parliamentary Secretary Lametti to celebrate completion of infrastructure project at York University in Toronto/

TORONTO, Jan. 9, 2019 /CNW/ - David Lametti, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will be at York ...


Jan 09, 2019, 10:10 ET Minister Garneau unveils Canada's new drone safety regulations

Drone pilots to register their drones and obtain a pilot certificate by June 1, 2019 OTTAWA, Jan. 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Transport Canada is committed to...


Jan 09, 2019, 10:00 ET Media Advisory - Parliamentary Secretary Lametti to celebrate completion of infrastructure project at York University in Toronto

TORONTO, Jan. 9, 2019 /CNW/ - David Lametti, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will be at York ...