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Canada Celebrates Viola Desmond’s defiance

Mar 8, 2018 @ 16:16 Finance Minister Bill Morneau and Bank of Canada Governor Stephen S. Poloz today unveiled the new $10 bank note featuring Viola Desmond during a ceremony at the Halifax Central Library. Once issued into circulation in late 2018, it will mark the first time that an iconic Canadian woman is portrayed on a regularly circulating Bank ...

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Budget 2018 fails to address health inequities faced by Canadian heart patients

Mar 5, 2018 @ 17:28 The Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS) is encouraged by investments made into some areas of health in this week’s 2018 budget, but is disappointed in the federal government’s failure to address the critical inequities in care faced by Canadian heart patients. Across the country, quality of cardiac care can vary substantially, depending on what province, city ...

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Terry Sheehan Comments on proposed tariff of 25 per cent on Canadian steel exports

Mar 2, 2018 @ 14:14 The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, issued a statement today on Canada’s position on possible U.S. steel tariff. Terry Sheehan has been working diligently for the Steel Industry and expressed that the proposed tariff of 25 per cent on Canadian steel exports to the U.S. is not being taken lightly by the federal Government. ...

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SSM Mayor Mayor Provenzano – potential steel tariffs

Mar 2, 2018 @ 12:26 President Trump publicly advised on Thursday that he intends to levy a 25 per cent tariff on all steel entering the United States. Canada and the United States have integrated economic relationships and a balanced trade relationship in steel. In 2016, over 10 million tonnes of steel with a market value of $8.8 billion (USD) ...

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Molson Coors Canada recalls Limited Edition NHL Beer Glass

Molson Coors Canada has recalled the 20 oz (568 ml) limited edition clear beer glasses with Molson Canadian logo, NHL 100 year (1917-2017) logo, and NHL hockey team logos on the front that were part of a promotional item in or with select cases of Molson Canadian beer. The tems were: Boston Bruins Chicago Blackhawks Detroit Red Wings Edmonton Oilers Montreal ...

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Premier Wynne on NAFTA

Oct 16, 2017 @ 16:30 Premier Kathleen Wynne released the following statement today on NAFTA, the auto sector, and Ontario manufacturing: “Today I had the chance to visit Weber Manufacturing Technologies, one of hundreds of Ontario businesses that play an integral role in North America’s automotive supply chain. The auto sector is a critically important part of Ontario’s economy. Today’s visit ...

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Wynne Liberals keep refusing to make changes to help Sears workers

Oct 11, 2017 @ 23:27 Oshawa NDP MPP Jennifer French released the following statement in response to the Sears Canada proposal to close all Canadian stores and lay off approximately 12,000 employees: “The news of Sears Canada’s closure is the latest in a series of blows to workers and pensioners at Sears Canada. Thousands of families find themselves out of ...

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Statement by the Prime Minister on Thanksgiving

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Thanksgiving: “Today, Canadians across the country will celebrate Thanksgiving – a day to gather with family and friends and give thanks for the many blessings we enjoy in our lives. Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate the harvest, and a chance to appreciate the many people who contribute every ...

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This is Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW)

  In 1992, the Canadian Psychiatric Association established the first Mental Illness Awareness Week. It became an annual national public education campaign designed to help open eyes to the reality of mental illness. The week is now coordinated by the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH). One of MIAW’s major initiatives is the Faces of Mental Illness campaign, ...

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Government of Canada Signals Action to Restore Rail Service to Churchill, Manitoba

The Government of Canada recognizes the important role this rail line plays in connecting communities in northern Manitoba. Today, the Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of Natural Resources and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Centre, signalled the Government’s actions toward restoring rail service to Churchill, Manitoba. The Government of Canada’s top priorities are ensuring that goods and supplies are delivered ...

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Jagmeet Singh is candidate for the leader of Canada’s NDP

Aug 11, 2017 @ 10:06 Federal NDP Leadership Candidate, Jagmeet Singh, welcomed eleven additional endorsements from Ontario including nine current and two former Members of Provincial Parliament. Singh was humbled to accept the support of his fellow MPPs. “I am so grateful to these eleven tremendous public servants for their support.” Singh added, “It has been an honour to call ...

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Déclaration du ministre et du sous-ministre des Relations avec les Autochtones et de la Réconciliation à la Journée nationale des Autochtones

Jun 21, 2017 @ 19:02 Le ministre et le sous-ministre des Relations avec les Autochtones et de la Réconciliation ont fait la déclaration suivante pour souligner la 21e Journée nationale des Autochtones du Canada: « Aujourd’hui, à l’occasion de la Journée nationale des Autochtones, nous célébrons et reconnaissons les réalisations, les contributions et la résilience des peuples autochtones de tout l’Ontario. ...

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Sault College Celebrates National Aboriginal Day

Jun 21, 2017 @ 21:4 Today, the Sault College community joined together in honour of National Aboriginal Day. The group united to commemorate this important day with a flag raising ceremony, a Welcome Song drum greeting and inspirational speeches.   Today’s event is a part of wider celebrations going on across Canada recognizing and celebrating the cultures and contributions of ...

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