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13:10 ET The CRA has extended filing deadlines for corporations and trusts

OTTAWA, May 25, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - At the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), we understand the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on Canadian businesses and tax preparers. To support them during...


12:13 ET Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance now open for applications

OTTAWA, May 25, 2020 /CNW/ - Canadian families and small businesses across the country are feeling the impacts of COVID-19. That's why the Government of Canada is working with provinces and...


11:18 ET Media Advisory - Minister LeBlanc to host virtual event focused on strengthening the cybersecurity of Canadians

OTTAWA, May 25, 2020 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, President of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada, will host a virtual event and make an...


10:02 ET Statement by the Prime Minister on Africa Day

OTTAWA, May 25, 2020 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Africa Day: "Today, on Africa Day, we commemorate the 57th anniversary of the creation of the...


10:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Notice To The Media - Ministers and Government of Canada officials to hold a news conference on coronavirus disease (COVID-19)/

OTTAWA, May 25, 2020 /CNW/ - Ministers and Government of Canada officials will hold a news conference to provide an update on coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Date May 25, 2020 Time 12:00 PM (EDT)...


08:00 ET Notice To The Media - Ministers and Government of Canada officials to hold a news conference on coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

OTTAWA, May 25, 2020 /CNW/ - Ministers and Government of Canada officials will hold a news conference to provide an update on coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Date May 25, 2020 Time 12:00 PM (EDT)...


May 24, 2020, 12:10 ET Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on COVID-19

OTTAWA, May 24, 2020 /CNW/ - In lieu of a daily in-person update to the media, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, issued the following statement today: "As of Sunday, May 24,...


May 24, 2020, 09:00 ET Statement by the Prime Minister on Paramedic Services Week

OTTAWA, May 24, 2020 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Paramedic Services Week, which runs from May 24 to 30: "Today marks the start of Paramedic...


May 23, 2020, 12:39 ET Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on COVID-19

OTTAWA, May 23, 2020 /CNW/ - In lieu of a daily in-person update to the media, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, issued the following statement today: "As of Saturday, May 23,...


May 22, 2020, 15:29 ET Tax Tip - Filing 2019 taxes through the COVID-19 crisis

OTTAWA, May 22, 2020 /CNW/ - At the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), we understand that the COVID-19 pandemic may make it difficult for some Canadians to file their returns and meet their diverse...


May 22, 2020, 15:00 ET Collection from a Canadian icon makes its way to the Canadian Museum of History

GATINEAU, QC, May 22, 2020 /CNW/ - The Canadian Museum of History is delighted to announce the acquisition of Rick Hansen's Man In Motion World Tour Collection. Artifacts from that epic tour have now ...


May 22, 2020, 14:21 ET Media Advisory - RCMP Detachments in Ontario increase their visibility on the CAN-US Border

LONDON, ON, May 22, 2020 /CNW/ - The RCMP Detachments in Ontario are issuing a public notice with respect to their extensive patrol operations along the international border with the United States....


May 22, 2020, 13:40 ET Royal Canadian Mint Reports Profits and Performance for Q1 2020

OTTAWA, May 22, 2020 /CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Mint (the "Mint") is pleased to announce its financial results for the first quarter of 2020 that provide insight into our activities, the markets...


May 22, 2020, 10:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Notice to the media - The Deputy Chief Public Health Officer will hold a news conference on coronavirus disease (COVID-19)/

OTTAWA, May 22, 2020 /CNW/ - The Deputy Chief Public Health Officer will hold a news conference to provide an update on coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Date May 22, 2020 Time 12:00 PM (EDT) Location...


May 22, 2020, 08:00 ET Notice to the media - The Deputy Chief Public Health Officer will hold a news conference on coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

OTTAWA, May 22, 2020 /CNW/ - The Deputy Chief Public Health Officer will hold a news conference to provide an update on coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Date May 22, 2020 Time 12:00 PM (EDT) Location...


May 21, 2020, 13:00 ET Statement - Minister of Labour provides an update on ongoing engagement with provincial and territorial counterparts and leaders of labour and industry to keep Canadian workers safe

GATINEAU, QC, May 21, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Labour, issued the following statement: "Governments in Canada have taken wide-ranging steps to support businesses,...


May 21, 2020, 11:47 ET Latest VIA Rail Operations Update in Response to COVID-19

MONTRÉAL, May 21, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Due to an increase in demand resulting from the progressive deconfinement implemented by public health authorities in Québec and Ontario, VIA Rail Canada (VIA...


May 21, 2020, 11:46 ET Prime Minister announces additional support for Indigenous peoples living in urban centres and off reserve

OTTAWA, May 21, 2020 /CNW/ - As COVID-19 continues to affect Canadians across the country, First Nations, Inuit, and Métis are also facing health, social, and economic challenges. The Government of...


May 21, 2020, 10:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Notice to the media - Ministers and Government of Canada officials to hold a news conference on coronavirus disease (COVID-19)/

OTTAWA, May 21, 2020 /CNW/ - Ministers and Government of Canada officials will hold a news conference to provide an update on coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Date May 21, 2020 Time 12:00 PM (EDT)...


May 21, 2020, 08:00 ET Notice to the media - Ministers and Government of Canada officials to hold a news conference on coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

OTTAWA, May 21, 2020 /CNW/ - Ministers and Government of Canada officials will hold a news conference to provide an update on coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Date May 21, 2020 Time 12:00 PM (EDT)...


May 20, 2020, 12:18 ET Government of Canada announces funding to support organizations accelerating action on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Canada

GATINEAU, QC, May 20, 2020 /CNW/ - As all Canadians are facing the unprecedented challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of Canada is taking immediate, significant and decisive...


May 20, 2020, 11:32 ET Prime Minister announces opening of program to protect jobs and help businesses

OTTAWA, May 20, 2020 /CNW/ - Canadians are focused on keeping their jobs and paying their bills, as they continue to deal with the impacts of COVID-19. That's why the Government of Canada has put...


May 20, 2020, 10:05 ET Minister of Labour recognizes outstanding employment equity employers

OTTAWA, May 20, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Labour, announced the 2019 annual Employment Equity Achievement Award winners. These awards recognize federally...


May 20, 2020, 10:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Notice to the media - Government of Canada officials to hold a news conference on coronavirus disease (COVID-19)/

OTTAWA, May 20, 2020 /CNW/ - Government of Canada officials will hold a news conference to provide an update on coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Date May 20, 2020 Time 12:00 PM (EDT) Location West...


May 20, 2020, 08:00 ET Notice to the media - Government of Canada officials to hold a news conference on coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

OTTAWA, May 20, 2020 /CNW/ - Government of Canada officials will hold a news conference to provide an update on coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Date May 20, 2020 Time 12:00 PM (EDT) Location West...