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09:26 ET Humane Canada Applauds Passing of Bill C-84 by Senate of Canada

Animal Abusers Now To Be Placed On National Sex Offenders Registry OTTAWA, June 19, 2019 /CNW/ - Humane Canada, the national federation of SPCAs and...


07:28 ET Statement from Ministers Goodale, Lametti and Sajjan on the passage of Bill C-59 in Parliament

OTTAWA, June 19, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, the Honourable David...


Jun 18, 2019, 17:11 ET MACH specifies structure of its formal proposal to Transat

MONTREAL, June 18, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Group Mach Inc. ("MACH") confirms that the proposed acquisition structure in its formal proposal to acquire...


Jun 17, 2019, 15:44 ET Statement - Denying the rights of one group of people puts everyone's rights at risk

OTTAWA, June 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Following yesterday's tabling of Quebec's Bill 21, entitled "An Act respecting the laicity of the State," Marie-Claude...


Jun 17, 2019, 12:21 ET Canada commits to combating labour exploitation and promoting safer workplaces on 100th ILO anniversary

GATINEAU, QC, June 17, 2019 /CNW/ - As a founding member of the International Labour Organization (ILO), Canada is proud to celebrate the...


Jun 14, 2019, 14:49 ET Media Statement on the Government of Canada's announcement regarding cannabis edibles

OTTAWA, June 14, 2019 /CNW/ - In response to the Federal Government's announcement on bringing cannabis edibles to the Canadian market, the Canadian...


Jun 14, 2019, 12:43 ET Approval of Bill C-69 will limit Canadian prosperity

CALGARY, June 14, 2019 /CNW/ - The Explorers and Producers Association of Canada (EPAC), is disheartened with the federal government's rejection of...


Jun 14, 2019, 10:40 ET The Federation welcomes opportunity to work with federal government to address issues related to money laundering and terrorist financing

OTTAWA, June 14, 2019 /CNW/ - The Federation of Law Societies of Canada (Federation) welcomes the opportunity to work with the federal government in...


Jun 12, 2019, 13:31 ET International tax evasion: CRA conducts 15 searches in Ontario and Quebec

OTTAWA, June 12, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) announced that it executed 15 simultaneous search warrants on June 12, 2019, in...


Jun 12, 2019, 09:48 ET Interview Availability: Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare

OTTAWA, June 12, 2019 /CNW/ - John Adams, Chair of the Best Medicines Coalition (BMC), is available to offer comment on the final report of the...


Jun 11, 2019, 13:09 ET Statement - Minister of National Revenue welcomes the Offshore Compliance Advisory Committee's recommendations and observations on the Agency's response to the Panama and Paradise Papers leaks

OTTAWA, June 11, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue, today issued the following statement: "I thank ...


Jun 11, 2019, 08:00 ET Lifestyle Delivery Systems Inc. Announces Cannabis Tax Reduction Ordinance by the City of Adelanto Goes Into Effect

Lifestyle Delivery Systems Inc. (CSE: LDS), (OTCQX: LDSYF), (Frankfurt: LD6, WKN: A14XHT) ("LDS" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the...


Jun 10, 2019, 13:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Technical briefing on Bill C-76 and changes to the Canada Elections Act in advance of the 2019 federal election/

GATINEAU, QC, June 7, 2019 /CNW/ - Elections Canada is holding a technical briefing on changes under Bill C-76 to the Canada Elections Act and their...


Jun 10, 2019, 11:19 ET Canadian Music Publishers Association statement on INDU Committee's report on its Copyright Act review

TORONTO, June 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Margaret McGuffin, executive director of the Canadian Music Publishers Association, made the following statement in...


Jun 10, 2019, 10:00 ET United Steelworkers Files Complaint with International Labour Organization Against Quebec Government

Premier François Legault's interference in negotiations at ABI aluminum smelter violates ILO conventions and declarations, USW says. MONTREAL, June...


Jun 07, 2019, 10:33 ET Media Advisory - Technical briefing on Bill C-76 and changes to the Canada Elections Act in advance of the 2019 federal election

GATINEAU, QC, June 7, 2019 /CNW/ - Elections Canada is holding a technical briefing on changes under Bill C-76 to the Canada Elections Act and their...


Jun 07, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Prison Needle Exchange Program/

Correctional Officers to carry a giant needle through the streets of Ottawa to demand that the government implement a solution that doesn't put the...


Jun 06, 2019, 15:04 ET OCSA Applauds Ford Government's Passage of Bill 115 - Bringing Choice and Convenience to Customers

OAKVILLE, ON, June 6, 2019 /CNW/ - The Ontario Convenience Stores Association (OCSA) and the 6,000 neighborhood and family-run businesses it...


Jun 05, 2019, 12:07 ET Media Advisory - Prison Needle Exchange Program

Correctional Officers to carry a giant needle through the streets of Ottawa to demand that the government implement a solution that doesn't put the...


Jun 05, 2019, 11:00 ET Central body supporting Anishinabek Nation Child Well-Being Law launched at Grand Council Assembly

CHIPPEWAS OF GEORGINA ISLAND FIRST NATION, June 5, 2019 /CNW/ - Anishinabek Nation's Social Development Department launched Koganaawsawin, the...


Jun 04, 2019, 14:45 ET Pro-Investment Policies Critical to Canada's Wireless Future: Ghiz

TORONTO, June 4, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadian policy makers considering changes to the regulatory framework surrounding Canada's wireless industry must...


Jun 03, 2019, 12:36 ET National Inquiry calls for transformative change to eradicate violence against Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQQIA

Missing and murdered crisis rooted in human and Indigenous rights violations GATINEAU, QC, June 3, 2019 /CNW/ - The National Inquiry's Final Report...


Jun 03, 2019, 06:05 ET The Globe and Mail relaunches browser extension to monitor Facebook ads ahead of Canadian election

Political ad collector created by U.S. investigative journalism non-profit ProPublica in 2017 TORONTO and NEW YORK, June 3, 2019 /CNW/ - The Globe...


May 31, 2019, 14:46 ET Statement from the Canada Revenue Agency regarding the decision in Canada (National Revenue) v. Cameco Corporation (2019 FCA 67)

OTTAWA, May 31, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canada Revenue Agency issued the following statement in response to the April 3, 2019 decision from the...


May 31, 2019, 09:00 ET Better, faster, stronger: Report calls for stronger tobacco control measures

OTTAWA, May 31, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada is failing its youth when it comes to tobacco control, according to a 2019 Report, released by the Tobacco...