Federal

Conservatives Call for Emergency Meeting

Conservative members of the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics have called for an emergency meeting to discuss Justin Trudeau’s $900 million scandal and to review the safeguards that are in place to prevent conflicts of interest in government procurement. MPs Michael Barrett, Damien Kurek, and Jacques Gourde today sent a letter to the Clerk of the ...

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Le gouvernement du Canada prolonge la durée des exigences imposées à toute personne qui entre au Canada aux termes de la Loi sur la mise en quarantaine

La santé et la sécurité de la population canadienne constituent la priorité absolue du gouvernement du Canada. Afin de limiter l’introduction et la propagation de la COVID-19 au pays, le gouvernement a pris des mesures sans précédent, notamment des restrictions visant les voyages non essentiels. Aujourd’hui, le gouvernement du Canada a repoussé au 31 août 2020 la date de fin des exigences ...

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Canada Extends Mandatory Requirements Under the Quarantine Act for Anyone Entering Canada

The Government of Canada’s top priority is the health and safety of Canadians. To limit the introduction and spread of COVID-19 in the country, Canada has taken unprecedented action, including restrictions on non-essential travel. Today, the Government of Canada extended the Emergency Order requirements related to mandatory isolation and quarantine until August 31, 2020, for travellers entering Canada. Anyone entering ...

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Canada Day 2020 Celebration Plans Unveiled

Today, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, unveiled the program for Canada Day. On July 1, Canadians from coast to coast to coast are invited to take part in an array of virtual celebrations to express our national pride. This year more than ever, Canada Day is an important national celebration bringing Canadians together, even if it is ...

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Dévoilement de la programmation de la fête du Canada 2020

Aujourd’hui, l’honorable Steven Guilbeault, ministre du Patrimoine canadien, a dévoilé la programmation de la fête du Canada 2020. Le 1er juillet, les Canadiens et les Canadiennes d’un océan à l’autre sont invités à prendre part à une panoplie de célébrations virtuelles et à exprimer leur fierté. Cette année plus que jamais, la fête du Canada rassemblera les Canadiens et les ...

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Changes to travel restrictions for immediate family members of Canadian citizens and permanent residents

The Government of Canada remains committed to protecting the health and safety of Canadians and reducing the spread of COVID-19 in Canada.  The Government recognizes however that the temporary border measures put in place to fight the spread of COVID-19, while necessary, have created challenges for some families. The Government has therefore been looking at ways to keep families together ...

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Collection from a Canadian icon makes its way to the Canadian Museum of History

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 become part of the Museum of History’s National Collection, where they will be preserved to help tell the awe-inspiring story of Rick Hansen and his team. “Rick Hansen and the Man In Motion ...

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La collection d’une icône canadienne fait son entrée au Musée canadien de l’histoire

Le Musée canadien de l’histoire est heureux d’annoncer l’acquisition de la collection de la Tournée mondiale Rick Hansen. Les artéfacts de cette tournée historique font désormais partie de la collection nationale du Musée, où ils seront conservés et aideront à raconter l’histoire impressionnante de Rick Hansen et de son équipe. « Rick Hansen et sa tournée mondiale ont marqué notre histoire ...

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Health Statement – Sunday, May 17

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 17, there are 76,204 COVID-19 cases, including 5,702 deaths. More than 38,159 or 50 per cent of cases are now recovered. Labs across Canada have tested over 1,296,000 people for COVID-19 to date, ...

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Statement by the Prime Minister on the fatal Canadian Armed Forces aircraft crash in Kamloops, British Columbia

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement on the fatal Canadian Armed Forces aircraft crash in Kamloops, British Columbia: “I am deeply saddened by the tragic loss of one Canadian Armed Forces member, Captain Jennifer Casey, and one injured, Captain Richard MacDougall, in today’s Snowbirds aircraft crash in Kamloops, British Columbia. “Our thoughts are with the families of ...

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Les Canadiens admissibles continueront de recevoir leurs paiements de prestations jusqu’à l’automne 2020

Le 15 mai 2020 – L’honorable Diane Lebouthillier, ministre du Revenu national, a annoncé aujourd’hui que les paiements de prestations se poursuivront pendant trois mois de plus pour ceux qui ne sont pas en mesure de produire leur déclaration de revenus de 2019 à temps. Les Canadiens admissibles qui reçoivent actuellement le crédit pour la taxe sur les produits et services/taxe de vente harmonisée ...

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Benefits payments for eligible Canadians to continue until Fall 2020

May 15, 2020 – The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue is announcing that benefit payments will continue for an additional three months for those who are not able to file their 2019 returns on time. Eligible Canadians who are presently receiving the Goods and Services Tax/Harmonized Sales Tax (GST/HST) credit and/or the Canada child benefit (CCB) will continue to ...

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Canada Summer Jobs start rolling out to keep young people working during COVID-19

A strong workforce includes good job opportunities for youth. That is why the Government is working with employers across the country during this unprecedented time to make sure that young Canadians stay connected to the job market with safe and secure summer employment opportunities. The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, has kicked off the ...

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National Indigenous Group Files Court Application Over Inadequate and Discriminatory Funding During COVID-19

The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) and its Provincial and Territorial Organizations (PTOs) today filed an urgent court application over the federal government’s inadequate and discriminatory funding during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The shocking lack of funding and discrimination impacts the most vulnerable and disadvantaged Indigenous peoples in Canada.   National Chief of the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples Robert Bertrand stated, ...

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C’est aujourd’hui la Journée nationale des médecins au Canada

En cette Journée nationale des médecins au Canada, cette année peut-être plus que jamais, nous pensons au dévouement des médecins et de tous les professionnels de la santé qui luttent de concert avec les responsables des orientations politiques et le grand public contre la COVID-19. Cette pandémie nous rappelle avec force l’engagement des médecins aux quatre coins du pays. Face à ...

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