Federal

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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Statement from Minister and Deputy Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation on National Aboriginal Day

Jun 21, 2017 @ 19:01 The Minister and Deputy Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation issued the following statement to mark Canada’s 21st National Aboriginal Day: “Today, on National Aboriginal Day, we celebrate and recognize the accomplishments, contributions and resilience of Indigenous people across Ontario. Despite so much adversity, they continue to inspire us to be a more inclusive and ...

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Safe Boating Week Begins with May 2-4 Long Weekend

May 22, 2017 @ 08:19 Ah, long weekends.  There are only four during the summer so each one is cherished by Canadians but this one coming up carries special significance for boaters and cottagers.  (There are few things we Canadians cherish more than our long weekends.  One such long weekend carries special significance for boaters and cottagers.)  It’s the May ...

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Dean Brody Unveils Canada150 Stamp celebrating Trans-Canada Highway

May 22, 2017 @ 08:15   Country music star Dean Brody, while on tour, unveiled a stamp that captures the Trans-Canada Highway, the 8,000-kilometre ribbon of adventures, dreams and memories – and a key economic artery for Canadian business. Brody, winner of multiple Juno Awards and more than a dozen Canadian Country Music Awards, took a few hours away from ...

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Canada Road Safety Week is May 16 – 22

May 17, 2017 @ 08:44   May 16- 22, 2017 marks Canada Road Safety Week, a national campaign aimed at making Canada’s roads the safest in the world. This campaign is a police initiative designed to remind people that an essential part of the enforcement component is to save lives and reduce injuries on our roadways. Educating the public about safe ...

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