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Today is National Physicians’ Day in Canada

May 1st is National Physicians’ Day in Canada. This year, perhaps more than ever, we are reminded of the dedication of physicians and all health professionals who are fighting COVID-19 alongside policy makers and the public. This pandemic has been a stark reminder of the commitment of physicians from coast-to-coast-to-coast. Facing unprecedented circumstances and anxiety, physicians are leading the public ...

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Joint statement on Memorandum of Understanding on Wet’suwet’en rights and title

Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs, B.C. Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Scott Fraser and Federal Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations Carolyn Bennett issued the following statement today: “We welcome the confirmation that the Wet’suwet’en clans have completed their review of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) we reached together on February 29, 2020 to affirm and implement Wet’suwet’en title and rights and have ...

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Déclaration commune au sujet du protocole d’entente sur les droits et le titre des Wet’suwet’en

Les chefs héréditaires des Wet’suwet’en, le ministre des Relations avec les Autochtones et de la Réconciliation de la Colombie-Britannique, Scott Fraser, et la ministre fédérale de Relations Couronne-Autochtones, Carolyn Bennett, ont fait aujourd’hui la déclaration suivante : Nous nous félicitons de la confirmation que les clans Wet’suwet’en aient terminé leur examen du protocole d’entente visant à affirmer et mettre en ...

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Le gouvernement du Canada dépose un projet de loi pour aider les étudiants dans le besoin

Le gouvernement du Canada continue de prendre des mesures concrètes pour soutenir les travailleurs canadiens pendant la pandémie de COVID‑19 en fournissant de l’aide à ceux qui en ont le plus besoin. Aujourd’hui, la ministre de l’Emploi, du Développement de la main‑d’œuvre et de l’Inclusion des personnes handicapées, l’honorable Carla Qualtrough, a annoncé que le gouvernement a déposé un projet de ...

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Government of Canada introduces legislation to support students in need

The Government of Canada continues to take direct action to support Canadian workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, providing support to those who need it most. Today, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, introduced legislation to establish the Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB), which would provide income support to post-secondary students who lost work opportunities ...

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Canada Post honours the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day

Canada Post unveiled two stamps honouring every Canadian who served overseas and on the home front to mark the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day (May 8, 1945), when Nazi Germany surrendered to Allied forces, ending the Second World War in Europe. The stamps tell the stories of Private Léo Major, who fought to liberate the Netherlands, and factory ...

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Les respirateurs N95 frauduleux et non autorisés peuvent ne pas protéger les consommateurs contre la COVID-19

Santé Canada a reçu des rapports selon lesquels des respirateurs N95 frauduleux et non homologués prétendument efficaces pour protéger les consommateurs contre la COVID-19 sont vendus illégalement en ligne et dans certains magasins. Au Canada, les respirateurs N95 sont réglementés par Santé Canada en tant qu’instruments médicaux de classe I et sont fabriqués ou importés par des entreprises titulaires d’une ...

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Fraudulent and unauthorized N95 respirators may not protect consumers against COVID-19

Health Canada has received reports that fraudulent and uncertified N95 respirators that falsely claim to protect consumers against COVID-19 are being illegally sold to consumers online and in some stores. In Canada, N95 respirators are regulated by Health Canada as Class I medical devices and are manufactured or imported by companies that hold a Medical Device Establishment Licence. They are ...

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ONE WORLD: TOGETHER AT HOME

Corus Entertainment and Rogers Sports & Media are joining foundational Canadian partner Bell Media to bring Canadians across the country the star-studded worldwide TV and streaming special ONE WORLD: TOGETHER AT HOME, in support of the fight against COVID-19. Airing this weekend on Saturday, April 18 at 8 p.m. ET (check local listings), the special will be available on Bell Media channels CTV, ...

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Statement by the Prime Minister on Vimy Ridge Day

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Vimy Ridge Day: “Today, we remember the thousands of Canadians who fought and gave their lives in the Battle of Vimy Ridge. “The capture of Vimy Ridge was more than just a military victory – it was a turning point for our country. During the battle, soldiers from all ...

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Le premier ministre annonce la fabrication de plus de fournitures et d’équipement médicaux au Canada

Les entreprises et les fabricants de tout le pays répondent à l’appel pour lutter contre la pandémie de la COVID-19. Le gouvernement du Canada travaille avec des entreprises de partout au pays pour s’assurer que nous ayons les fournitures et l’équipement nécessaires pour assurer la sécurité et la santé des Canadiens. Le premier ministre Justin Trudeau a annoncé aujourd’hui de ...

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Prime Minister announces production of more medical supplies and equipment in Canada

Canadian businesses and manufacturers are stepping up in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The Government of Canada is working with companies across the country to make sure that we have the medical supplies and equipment needed to keep Canadians safe and healthy. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced further progress under Canada’s Plan to Mobilize Industry to fight ...

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More than 400 Tim Hortons restaurants along major Canadian highways to have washrooms and front counter service available to truck drivers

Since the pandemic began, Tim Hortons has been working around the clock with our restaurant owners and team members across the country on our shared mission to keep Canadians fuelled and fed, particularly those who are working on the frontlines during this crisis. With the biggest footprint of restaurant locations in Canada, including many dotting our highways from coast to ...

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Conservative Party’s Approved Applicants for the 2020 Leadership election

The Conservative Party has confirmed the final list of Approved Applicants for the 2020 Leadership election. Those that have met at least the first requirement of the Leadership race are: Gladu, Marilyn Husny, Rudy Karahalios, Jim Lewis, Leslyn MacKay, Peter (also a Verified Candidate) O’Toole, Erin (also an Authorized Contestant) Peterson, Rick Sloan, Derek Approved Applicants have submitted $25,000 of ...

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