Federal and State Legislation All the latest releases pertaining to matters of federal and state legislation, including proposed, pending, and passed bills. Find responses to legislation decisions from concern advocacy groups, lobbies, and industry representatives, and stories regarding campaigns and initiatives aimed at encouraging or preventing proposed legislation. Also included are related opinion poll and survey results.

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Jun 29, 2020, 00:15 ET Ballard Applauds Landmark Zero-Emission Trucks Regulation in California

Fuel cell solutions offer a compelling value proposition for trucks VANCOUVER, BC, June 29, 2020 /CNW/ - Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP) (TSX:...


Jun 24, 2020, 10:12 ET Government of Canada publishes new regulations to prevent harassment and violence in federal workplaces

GATINEAU, QC, June 24, 2020 /CNW/ - All Canadians deserve a workplace free from harassment and violence. That is why the Government of Canada took...


Jun 23, 2020, 16:00 ET IBC Congratulates BC Government on Introducing Strata Reforms

VANCOUVER, BC, June 23, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, the Government of British Columbia (BC) introduced legislation that would bring about significant reforms ...


Jun 18, 2020, 17:43 ET Government of Canada launches access to information review

OTTAWA, ON, June 18, 2020 /CNW/ - Openness, transparency and accountability are guiding principles of the Government of Canada. Today, the Honourable ...


Jun 12, 2020, 18:05 ET Family Caregivers Bill: The AFNQL and the FNQLHSSC Appeal to Minister Blais' Listening and Sensitivity

WENDAKE, QC, June 12, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) and the First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health...


Jun 12, 2020, 15:49 ET Statement from the Commissioner of Official Languages on the Supreme Court of Canada's decision in Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique v British Columbia

GATINEAU, QC, June 12, 2020 /CNW/ - Raymond Théberge, Commissioner of Official Languages, made the following statement today: "I am delighted with...


Jun 12, 2020, 15:02 ET Bill 61: an impass that presents an opportunity

WENDAKE, QC, June 12, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Faced with the deadlock on the adoption of the principle of Bill 61, the elected members of the National...


Jun 11, 2020, 16:46 ET CMA Statement Concerning the Quebec Government's Bill 56 on Caregivers

OTTAWA, ON, June 11, 2020 /CNW/ - The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) considers Bill 56, An Act to recognize and support caregivers and to amend...


Jun 04, 2020, 09:00 ET The Appraisal Institute of Canada (AIC) and The Appraisal Institute of Canada - Alberta Association (AIC-AB) Welcome Changes to the Alberta Real Estate Act

OTTAWA, ON, June 4, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, the Government of Alberta tabled legislation that would remove the requirement for AIC member Appraisers to...


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 28, 2020, 10:00 ET A New Survey Reveals 53% of Salon Owners and Hairstylists Are Unsure About Their Province's COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidelines

TORONTO, May 28, 2020 /CNW/ - In a new survey by Salon Magazine, Canada's leading trade magazine for beauty professionals, salon owners, hairstylists ...


May 08, 2020, 14:24 ET Unifor welcomes emergency funding for public transit

VANCOUVER, May 8, 2020 /CNW/ - Widespread transit worker layoffs will be averted thanks to emergency funding announced today by the federal and...


Apr 23, 2020, 14:00 ET Beyond the Official Languages Act, it's a matter of respect and safety for all Canadians

GATINEAU, QC, April 23, 2020 /CNW/ - Canada's Commissioner of Official Languages Raymond Théberge issued the following statement today: "We can all...


Apr 09, 2020, 12:18 ET OSFI announces continued regulatory flexibility measures to support COVID-19 efforts

OTTAWA, April 9, 2020 /CNW/ - Today the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) announced further regulatory adjustments to...


Apr 02, 2020, 10:06 ET Vizsla Provides Update on Field Operations in Mexico

(VZLA-TSX-V) VANCOUVER, April 2, 2020 /CNW/ - Vizsla Resources Corp. (TSX-V: VZLA) ("Vizsla" or the "Company") reports that the Company is postponing ...


Mar 30, 2020, 12:23 ET CFIB statement on details of the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy

TORONTO, March 30, 2020 /CNW/ - While further details on the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy are urgently needed, the Canadian Federation of...


Mar 25, 2020, 13:57 ET CFIB statement on Canada Emergency Response Benefit

TORONTO, March 25, 2020 /CNW/ - CFIB welcomes the federal government's announcement of the Canada Emergency Response Benefit which will provide...


Mar 12, 2020, 18:12 ET Beautycounter, the Leader in Clean Beauty, Mobilizes Thousands for Political Action

Yesterday, the House Energy and Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Health voted on a bill to update our cosmetic safety laws, which have largely...


Mar 12, 2020, 14:21 ET Bill 156, Security from Trespass and Protecting Food Safety Act, 2020

TORONTO, March 12, 2020 /CNW/ - The Standing Committee on General Government will meet to consider Bill 156, An Act to protect Ontario's farms and...


Mar 11, 2020, 10:39 ET Bill 171, Building Transit Faster Act, 2020

TORONTO, March 11, 2020 /CNW/ - The Standing Committee on Social Policy will meet to consider Bill 171, An Act to enact the Building Transit Faster...


Mar 11, 2020, 07:30 ET Statement - Minister Qualtrough marks the 10th anniversary of Canada's ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

GATINEAU, QC, March 11, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, today...


Feb 27, 2020, 11:00 ET Canadian securities regulators propose new nationally harmonized crowdfunding rules

VANCOUVER, Feb. 27, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) is seeking comment on proposed harmonized rules for start-up...


Feb 26, 2020, 09:59 ET Métis Nation of Alberta Locals Rally to Protect Métis Rights and Claims

FORT MCMURRAY, AB, Feb. 26, 2020 /CNW/ - Metis Nation of Alberta (MNA) Locals from throughout Northeastern Alberta are rallying against efforts being ...


Feb 24, 2020, 19:53 ET Proposed MAiD amendments a prudent step forward

OTTAWA, Feb. 24, 2020 /CNW/ - The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) finds the proposed amendments to the legislation on medical assistance in dying...


Feb 24, 2020, 19:03 ET Statement - Government of Canada will defend federal climate action in the Supreme Court

EDMONTON, Feb. 24, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, on the day the Court of Appeal of Alberta ruled on the constitutionality of Canada's Greenhouse Gas Pollution...