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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...


May 29, 2019, 18:58 ET Dixie Brands Comments on Passage of Colorado Bill HB19-1090 and Potential Impact on the Company

DENVER, CO, May 29, 2019 /CNW/ - Dixie Brands Inc. ("Dixie" or "the Company") (CSE: DIXI.U), (OTC: DXBRF), (Frankfurt: 0QV), one of the cannabis...


May 29, 2019, 14:51 ET Minister Morneau statement following meeting of Committee on Internal Trade ministers

HALIFAX, May 29, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance and acting Minister responsible for intergovernmental affairs and...


May 28, 2019, 15:45 ET Historic Symposium on the 50th Anniversary of the Official Languages Act Concludes

The Government of Canada celebrates the anniversary of the passage of the Official Languages Act and looks to its future OTTAWA, May 28, 2019 /CNW/ - ...


May 28, 2019, 11:36 ET Proposed change to the Oath of Citizenship

To recognize rights of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples OTTAWA, May 28, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration,...


May 27, 2019, 18:57 ET Important Legislation to Protect Canada's Oceans & Coasts Receives Royal Assent

OTTAWA, May 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada is an ocean nation. With the world's longest coastline and surrounded by three oceans, our marine ecosystems are...


May 23, 2019, 12:53 ET English-speaking community disagrees profoundly with government on secularism bill

MONTREAL, May 23, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - A clear majority of English-speaking Quebecers do not support restrictions on religious symbols worn by public...


May 22, 2019, 05:00 ET Health system failing to meet seniors' needs, Canadians facing increasing financial burden

Time for federal action on seniors care, CMA tells seniors ministers in Charlottetown OTTAWA, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - As the number of aging Canadians...


May 17, 2019, 16:51 ET Media Advisory: Humane Canada's CEO available to comment on Ontario's recent announcement to develop robust animal protection legislation

OTTAWA, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Humane Canada is pleased to see Ontario's Solicitor General Sylvia Jones' commitment to develop robust animal protection ...


May 17, 2019, 11:39 ET CFLA Applauds Ontario Government for its Efforts to Ensure that Auto Financing Companies Can Stay Open for Business

Thanks to the sustained effort of CFLA and its members, measures included in the new Getting Ontario Moving Act would remove legal uncertainty for...


May 17, 2019, 10:00 ET In the face of dire funding cuts, Ontario paramedics ask: "Will there be an ambulance available when you need one?"

TORONTO, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - In the week since the Ford government announced it is freezing land ambulance grants at 2017-2018 levels,...


May 17, 2019, 08:51 ET Canada ends the Designated Country of Origin practice

Canada removes all countries from the designated country of origin list OTTAWA, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is committed to a...


May 16, 2019, 10:25 ET Saskatchewan passes new securities legislation to strengthen investor protection

IIROC secures legal authority to enforce its disciplinary actions against wrongdoers REGINA, May 16, 2019 /CNW/ - The Investment Industry Regulatory...


May 15, 2019, 09:00 ET Government of Canada changes regulations to help prevent illegal production and trafficking of controlled substances

New measures are one more step in the Government's response to the opioid crisis OTTAWA, May 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The crisis of opioid overdoses...


May 14, 2019, 10:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Joint news conference on Bill 21/

MONTREAL, May 13, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Quebec English School Boards Association (QESBA) along with our educational partners the Association of...


May 13, 2019, 14:57 ET Media Advisory - Joint news conference on Bill 21

MONTREAL, May 13, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Quebec English School Boards Association (QESBA) along with our educational partners the Association of...


May 10, 2019, 17:15 ET BC's 'Big Ships' Support Protection of Endangered Killer Whales

VANCOUVER, May 10, 2019 /CNW/ - As Canada continues to increase its focus towards sustainable trade growth, nine key groups have come together in...


May 10, 2019, 11:00 ET Media Advisory - Locked out Wood Buffalo Housing employees to rally today

FORT MCMURRAY, AB, May 10, 2019 /CNW/ - CUPE members locked out by Wood Buffalo Housing will rally today with supporters to draw attention to the...


May 09, 2019, 16:02 ET Bill 16: The OACIQ proposes to oversee co-ownership and set out guidelines for building inspection

BROSSARD, QC, May 9, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Appearing before a parliamentary committee today to present its comments on Bill 16, the Organisme...


May 09, 2019, 10:25 ET Recurring official languages issues: Commissioner offers federal government solutions for sustainable results

Tabling of the 2018–2019 annual report and the position paper on modernizing the Official Languages Act GATINEAU, QC, May 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Year after...


May 09, 2019, 08:28 ET Lifestyle Delivery Systems Inc. Announces Second Reading of Cannabis Tax Reduction Ordinance by the City of Adelanto

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


May 09, 2019, 08:00 ET Carbon tax: Alberta should not pay a higher price than Quebec

MONTREAL, May 9, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Alberta's $30 carbon tax is around 50% higher than the rate currently in place in Quebec as a result of its cap...


May 08, 2019, 17:17 ET Transat A.T. Inc. receives final court approval to increase permitted foreign ownership levels to the levels permitted under the Canada Transportation Act

MONTREAL, May 8, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Transat A.T. Inc. ("Transat") a leading integrated international tourism company specializing in holiday travel...


May 08, 2019, 10:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media advisory - Media advisory - Commissioner of Official Languages Raymond Théberge to present two reports/

The Commissioner will present his annual report 2018-2019 and his position paper on the modernization of the Official Languages Act GATINEAU, QC, May ...