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Sep 29, 2017, 16:28 ET Sentence in terrorism trial

MONTREAL, Sept. 29, 2017 /CNW/ - Today in the Court of Quebec, Ismael Habib, 29, was sentenced to eight years' imprisonment for attempting to leave Canada to commit an act of terrorism, contrary to...


Jul 06, 2017, 13:00 ET Groundbreaking for affordable seniors housing in Raymond

RAYMOND, AB, July 6, 2017 /CNW/ - Seniors in Raymond, Alberta will soon have a new affordable housing option in their community. Construction is now underway at the new Ridgeview Lodge, where a new,...


May 24, 2017, 14:45 ET After several years of low growth, public drug plan expenditures up sharply in 2015-16

$1 billion increase from 2014-15 fueled largely by new, higher-cost drugs OTTAWA, May 24, 2017 /CNW/ - A new Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) report reveals that prescription drug...


Oct 07, 2015, 11:34 ET Speech by Stephen S. Poloz, Governor of the Bank of Canada

OTTAWA, Oct. 7, 2015 /CNW/ - On Monday, 12 October 2015, Stephen S. Poloz, the Governor of the Bank of Canada, will speak before the National Association for Business Economics. Topic: Integrating...


Jan 21, 2013, 10:00 ET Defective Brakes, Inadequate Inspections Led to Freight Train Runaway in Northern Quebec

GATINEAU, QC, Jan. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - In its investigation report (R11Q0056) released today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) found defective brakes caused a Quebec North Shore and...


Feb 10, 2012, 15:07 ET Media Advisory - Member of Parliament Blake Richards Attends 2012 International Biathlon Union Cup 6 and Cup 7 Races

OTTAWA, Feb. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), Blake Richards, Member of Parliament (Wild Rose), will take part in the medal presentations at the 2012 ...