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Mar 18, 2019, 23:21 ET Chiefs Will Not Endorse Legislation of Our Sacred Languages

Okimaw Lewis said, "We are the rights holders who are not giving our consent to Bill C-91." Treaty No. 6 Territory, March 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Our...


Mar 18, 2019, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - CIBC experts available to comment on 2019 Federal Budget/

CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) experts will be available to provide insight and commentary on how the 2019 Federal Budget will impact the economy, taxes,...


Mar 18, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Joly to Take Part in the Second Forum as Part of the Review to Modernize the Official Languages Act in Ottawa/

The Honorable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, will be in Ottawa to take part in the second of the...


Mar 15, 2019, 17:02 ET Media Advisory - Minister Joly to Take Part in the Second Forum as Part of the Review to Modernize the Official Languages Act in Ottawa

The Honorable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, will be in Ottawa to take part in the second of the...


Mar 14, 2019, 13:27 ET MEDIA ADVISORY: Dominion Lending Chief Economist Dr. Sherry Cooper to Comment on Upcoming Federal Budget

VANCOUVER, March 14, 2019 /CNW/ - On March 19th, Dominion Lending Centres' Chief Economist, Dr. Sherry Cooper, will once again, be available for...


Mar 14, 2019, 08:00 ET Media Advisory - CIBC experts available to comment on 2019 Federal Budget

CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) experts will be available to provide insight and commentary on how the 2019 Federal Budget will impact the economy, taxes,...


Mar 11, 2019, 11:10 ET Health Canada announces proposed additional restrictions on marketing of opioids

New measures will further limit advertising to health care professionals OTTAWA, March 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada continues to experience an opioid...


Mar 08, 2019, 16:08 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - KPMG spokespeople available for commentary on upcoming 2019 federal budget

— KPMG calls for focus on Canadian competitiveness and innovation, in addition to measures to help individual Canadians succeed TORONTO, March 8,...


Mar 01, 2019, 09:00 ET Government of Canada marks the passage of Bill C-64: the Wrecked, Abandoned or Hazardous Vessels Act to address vessel abandonment and ensure owner accountability

OTTAWA, March 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Wrecked, abandoned, and hazardous vessels, including small boats, pose environmental, economic, and safety hazards, and ...


Feb 28, 2019, 12:00 ET AFN National Chief Bellegarde Says First Nations Responsibility for Child Welfare Key to New Legislation, Urges Investments to Support New Approach

OTTAWA, Feb. 28, 2019 /CNW/ - Following the introduction of federal legislation on Indigenous child welfare today in Parliament, Assembly of First...


Feb 27, 2019, 10:02 ET United Steelworkers Prevail on Another Dumping Case

OTTAWA, Feb. 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Following compelling evidence presented by United Steelworkers (USW) members on the impact of foreign steel dumping,...


Feb 26, 2019, 06:15 ET Health experts press provinces to put health measures on their tobacco fraud lawsuit agendas

TORONTO, Feb. 26, 2019 /CNW/ - National and regional health groups, combined with deans and professors of medicine, health and law, published an open ...


Feb 22, 2019, 15:13 ET National Energy Board delivers TMX Reconsideration Report - Statement by the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi on the Release of the National Energy Board's Reconsideration Report for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project

OTTAWA, Feb. 22, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Natural Resources, today issued the following statement in response to the...


Feb 22, 2019, 09:33 ET Government of Canada invests in the North Shore of Quebec through the Oceans Protection Plan

OTTAWA, Feb. 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Making our oceans and coasts safer, cleaner and healthier for all Canadians is a top priority for the Government of...


Feb 22, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Canada's Minister of Infrastructure and Communities meets with local Michigan business leaders/

DETROIT, Feb. 21, 2019 /CNW/ - François-Philippe Champagne, Canada's Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, will meet with Detroit and Michigan...


Feb 21, 2019, 15:00 ET Media Advisory - Canada's Minister of Infrastructure and Communities meets with local Michigan business leaders

DETROIT, Feb. 21, 2019 /CNW/ - François-Philippe Champagne, Canada's Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, will meet with Detroit and Michigan...


Feb 21, 2019, 14:38 ET Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana ask the public to urge Quebec government to grant an exemption for medical cannabis users

QUEBEC CITY, Feb. 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Adding to their public awareness campaign on the unfair taxation of medical cannabis, Canadians for Fair Access to ...


Feb 21, 2019, 13:00 ET Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor tables the 2017-2018 Canada Health Act Annual Report in Parliament

OTTAWA, Feb. 21, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canada Health Act provides the critical foundation for the Canadian health care system—a system that is a source of ...


Feb 20, 2019, 14:04 ET Media Advisory - National Energy Board to release Reconsideration Report for Trans Mountain Expansion Project

CALGARY, Feb. 20, 2019 /CNW/ - The National Energy Board (NEB) will release its report on its Reconsideration hearing for the Trans Mountain...


Feb 19, 2019, 14:25 ET Statement from the Commissioner of Official Languages about filing a brief in the appeal of the Federal Court's decision in the FFCB case

GATINEAU, QC, Feb. 19, 2019 /CNW/ - Commissioner of Official Languages Raymond Théberge issued the following statement today: "Today I am proud to...


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...