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Feb 13, 2019, 08:00 ET Io-Tahoe releases enhanced Smart Data Discovery solution, with PII and Sensitive Data Discovery capability, enabling compliance with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

Io-Tahoe, a pioneer in smart data discovery and AI-driven data catalog products, in its efforts to continue to transform the data discovery market,...


Feb 12, 2019, 10:05 ET Government of Canada commits to measures towards ending child and forced labour in corporate supply chains

OTTAWA, Feb. 12, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada announced on Friday that it would initiate consultations on corporate supply chain legislation ...


Feb 07, 2019, 07:30 ET Lift & Co. Announces CannSell: Mandatory Certification for Ontario Cannabis Retailers

/NOT FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES OR FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES WIRE SERVICES/ – In partnership with MADD Canada, Lift & Co. has...


Feb 06, 2019, 10:48 ET The AFNQL Welcomes Bill C-91 on Indigenous Languages

WENDAKE, QC, Feb. 6, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Assembly of First Nations of Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) welcomes Bill C-91 with optimism while emphasizing...


Feb 05, 2019, 14:18 ET Métis Nation Supports Indigenous Languages Act

OTTAWA, Feb. 5, 2019 /CNW/ - The Métis Nation welcomes the legislation introduced today in the House of Commons and the effect it will have on the...


Feb 05, 2019, 13:00 ET Government of Canada introduces historic legislation on Indigenous languages

Legislation's goal is to ensure the reclamation, revitalization, strengthening and maintenance of Indigenous Languages. OTTAWA, Feb. 5, 2019 /CNW/ -...


Feb 05, 2019, 12:30 ET AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Welcomes Tabling of Federal Legislation to Revitalize Indigenous Languages, Says the Bill Deserves Support from All Canadians and Parliamentarians

OTTAWA, Feb. 5, 2019 /CNW/ - Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today welcomed the tabling in Parliament of the federal...


Feb 05, 2019, 11:40 ET Tobacco control groups call on parliamentarians for urgent legislative action to fix youth vaping debacle

"A regulatory process would take two years or more, resulting in tens of thousands more kids addicted to nicotine" OTTAWA, Feb. 5, 2019 /CNW/ - While ...


Feb 05, 2019, 10:43 ET Health Canada proposes stricter advertising rules to tackle youth vaping

The Department also launches a public education campaign to encourage teens to consider the consequences of vaping. OTTAWA, Feb. 5, 2019 /CNW/ - The...


Feb 01, 2019, 13:31 ET AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Addresses UN General Assembly at Launch Event for the International Year of Indigenous Languages and Calls for Support for Upcoming Indigenous Languages Legislation in Canada

NEW YORK CITY, Feb. 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today addressed the United Nations (UN) General...


Jan 31, 2019, 10:15 ET Joint Statement on Toth Settlement

OTTAWA, Jan. 31, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence and the...


Jan 30, 2019, 14:39 ET Workers' health and safety at the heart of discussions between federal, provincial and territorial labour ministers

ST. JOHN'S, NL, Jan. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Federal, provincial and territorial labour ministers met today in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, to...


Jan 26, 2019, 14:47 ET Statement by the Prime Minister on the resignation of Canada's Ambassador to China

OTTAWA, Jan. 26, 2019 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the resignation of Canada's Ambassador to...


Jan 25, 2019, 13:48 ET Cowichan Tribes, Canada and British Columbia commit to working together on Child and Family Services reform

COWICHAN TRIBES, BC, Jan. 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Improving the well-being of Indigenous children and families is a priority for the Cowichan Tribes, the...


Jan 25, 2019, 12:00 ET Minister Monsef Highlights Ways Government is Strengthening Economy by Advancing Gender Equality

OTTAWA, Jan. 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada needs more thriving and successful women participating in our economy to lead its growth. To achieve this, the...


Jan 23, 2019, 15:52 ET Media Advisory - Government of Canada to celebrate First Nations education agreement with Government of British Columbia and the First Nations Education Steering Committee

SQUAMISH NATION, WEST VANCOUVER, BC, Jan. 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Please be advised that the Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services,...


Jan 23, 2019, 10:30 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Government of Canada to celebrate First Nations education agreement with Government of British Columbia and the First Nations Education Steering Committee/

SQUAMISH NATION, WEST VANCOUVER, BC, Jan. 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Please be advised that the Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services,...


Jan 22, 2019, 13:15 ET Media Advisory - Government of Canada to celebrate First Nations education agreement with Government of British Columbia and the First Nations Education Steering Committee

SQUAMISH NATION, WEST VANCOUVER, BC, Jan. 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Please be advised that the Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services,...


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, 14:30 ET Government Support for Small Municipalities to Complete Asset Management Plans is an Important Step Forward

TORONTO, Jan. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - The Ontario Sewer & Watermain Construction Association (OSWCA) strongly supports the government's movement forward on...


Dec 27, 2018, 11:34 ET "Canna-curious" Named Word Of The Year By Civilized

As cannabis becomes legal in more places, North Americans are doing their homework LOS ANGELES, CA, Dec. 27, 2018 /CNW/ - 2018 may be coming to a...


Dec 12, 2018, 10:30 ET Livewell Canada: 2019 to be the year of CBD

Passage of the U.S. Farm Bill and legalization of hemp to unlock a multi-billion-dollar wellness market for CBD /NOT FOR DISSEMINATION TO UNITED...


Dec 12, 2018, 09:38 ET Minister Garneau introduces new fatigue regulations to make air travel safer for all Canadians

OTTAWA, Dec. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - Canadians, visitors and business travellers deserve and rely on fit and well-rested flight crews to move them across...


Dec 05, 2018, 15:36 ET Government of Canada continues to collaborate with Indigenous communities through the Oceans Protection Plan

OTTAWA, Dec. 5, 2018 /CNW/ - Indigenous coastal communities share ties to Canada's oceans that span generations. They value them as a source of...


Dec 05, 2018, 15:15 ET Unifor supports introduction of CleanBC plan

VANCOUVER, Dec. 5, 2018 /CNW/ - Unifor applauds introduction of CleanBC plan and encourages the swift implementation of its ambitious programs....