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Jun 16, 2017, 11:58 ET The Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario concludes the first early learning and child care bilateral agreement

TORONTO, June 16, 2017 /CNW/ - The Governments of Canada and Ontario are making significant investments in early learning and child care systems so that each and every child has the opportunity to...


Jul 28, 2015, 10:02 ET Governments of Canada and Ontario celebrate success of Canada Job Grant with new funding announcement

BELLEVILLE, ON, July 28, 2015 /CNW/ - The announcement took place at MicroAge Technology Solutions in Belleville, Ontario. MicroAge Technology Solutions is training five employees in IT security,...


Apr 16, 2015, 12:51 ET Construction complete on new transit facility in York Region

RICHMOND HILL, ON, April 16, 2015 /CNW/ - A new transit operations, maintenance and storage facility is complete in the Town of Richmond Hill that will support transit in the Greater Toronto and...


Oct 30, 2014, 13:37 ET Transport Canada - Media Advisory

HAMILTON, ON, Oct. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - David Sweet, Member of Parliament for Ancaster—Dundas—Flamborough—Westdale; Ted McMeekin, Member of Provincial Parliament for Ancaster—Dundas—Flamborough—Westdale; ...


Sep 08, 2014, 10:51 ET New GO Transit bus servicing and storage facility opening in East Gwillimbury

EAST GWILLIMBURY, ON, Sept. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Peter Van Loan, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Member of Parliament for York–Simcoe, the Honourable Steven Del Duca,...


Aug 21, 2014, 11:15 ET ION celebrates historic groundbreaking

WATERLOO REGION, ON, Aug. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Region of Waterloo celebrated a historic moment today as officials took part in a groundbreaking ceremony for the start of ION Stage 1 Light Rail...


Aug 21, 2014, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Groundbreaking ceremony for ION on August 21/

WATERLOO, ON, Aug. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Regional Chair Ken Seiling and members of Regional Council welcome Peter Braid, Member of Parliament for Kitchener–Waterloo and Parliamentary Secretary for...


Aug 20, 2014, 10:35 ET Groundbreaking ceremony for ION on August 21

WATERLOO, ON, Aug. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Regional Chair Ken Seiling and members of Regional Council welcome Peter Braid, Member of Parliament for Kitchener–Waterloo and Parliamentary Secretary for...


Mar 27, 2014, 11:00 ET Media Advisory - Transport Canada

PICKERING, ON, March 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Corneliu Chisu, Member of Parliament for Pickering-Scarborough East; Tracy MacCharles, Member of Provincial Parliament for Pickering-Scarborough East; and Nick...


Mar 07, 2014, 11:15 ET Opening of the Pickering GO Station parking structure - Over 3,600 parking spaces now available

PICKERING, ON, March 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Corneliu Chisu, Member of Parliament for Pickering-Scarborough East; Tracy MacCharles, Member of Provincial Parliament for Pickering-Scarborough East; and Bruce...


Nov 29, 2013, 11:05 ET Construction starts on west segment of the Mississauga Transitway

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 29, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, on behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs ...


Nov 28, 2013, 13:22 ET Media Advisory - Mississauga Transitway — West Segment Start of Construction Event

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 28, 2013 /CNW/ —The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, on behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs...


Nov 12, 2013, 12:08 ET Groundbreaking for Phase II of Brampton Züm project

BRAMPTON, ON, Nov. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - Kyle Seeback, Member of Parliament for Brampton West; Vic Dhillon, Member of Provincial Parliament for Brampton West; and Susan Fennell, Mayor of Brampton,...


Sep 23, 2013, 15:02 ET Transport Canada - Media Advisory - Opening of New Parking Structure at the Erindale GO Station

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 23, 2013 /CNW/ - Bob Dechert, MP for Missaussauga—Erindale and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice; Harinder Takhar, MPP for Mississauga—Erindale; and Gary...


Sep 04, 2013, 15:30 ET Transport Canada - Media Advisory

AJAX, ON, Sept. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Chris Alexander, Member of Parliament for Ajax-Pickering and Minister of Citizenship and Immigration; Joe Dickson, Member of Provincial Parliament for...


Aug 16, 2013, 10:50 ET New parking structure at the Ajax GO Station set to open on Monday, August 19th

AJAX, ON, Aug. 16, 2013 /CNW/ - Chris Alexander, Member of Parliament for Ajax—Pickering, and Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister; Joe Dickson, Member of Provincial Parliament for...


Jun 11, 2013, 10:56 ET Rouge National Urban Park Taking Shape with Strong Commitments from Governments of Canada and Ontario

TORONTO, June 11, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Peter Kent, Canada's Environment Minister and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, and the Honourable Glen Murray, Ontario Minister of Infrastructure,...


May 13, 2013, 10:26 ET New GO Transit bus storage and maintenance facility to be built in East Gwillimbury

EAST GWILLIMBURY, ON, May 13, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Peter Van Loan, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Member of Parliament for York—Simcoe; Kevin Flynn, Parliamentary...


May 10, 2013, 12:11 ET Media Advisory - Transport Canada

EAST GWILLIMBURY, ON, May 10, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Peter Van Loan, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Member of Parliament for York—Simcoe; Kevin Flynn, Parliamentary...


Mar 13, 2013, 11:37 ET Next stage of tunnel construction underway for the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension

VAUGHAN, ON, March 13, 2013 /CNW/ - Today at the site of the future Highway 407 Station, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Labour and Member of Parliament for Halton; the Honourable Kathleen...


Mar 12, 2013, 14:40 ET Transport Canada - Media Advisory

VAUGHAN, ON, March 12, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Labour and Member of Parliament for Halton; along with the Honourable Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario; the Honourable...


Dec 19, 2012, 10:16 ET York Region transit facility to be built in Richmond Hill

RICHMOND HILL, ON, Dec. 19, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable Peter Kent, Minister of the Environment and Member of Parliament for Thornhill; Costas Menegakis, Member of Parliament for Richmond Hill; Reza...


Dec 18, 2012, 13:07 ET Media Advisory - York Region transit facility to be built in Richmond Hill

RICHMOND HILL, ON, Dec. 18, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable Peter Kent, Minister of the Environment and Member of Parliament for Thornhill; Costas Menegakis, Member of Parliament for Richmond Hill; Reza...


Nov 19, 2012, 09:35 ET Brampton Züm Bus Rapid Transit service ready to launch on Steeles Avenue

BRAMPTON, ON, Nov. 19, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport) and Member of Parliament for Bramalea-Gore-Malton; Vic Dhillon, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of...


Nov 18, 2012, 09:30 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Brampton Züm Bus Rapid Transit service ready to launch on Steeles Avenue/

BRAMPTON, ON, Nov. 16, 2012 /CNW/ - Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport) and Member of Parliament for Bramalea-Gore-Malton; Vic Dhillon, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Transportation and...