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Joint Statement Regarding World Trade Organization’s Panel Report on Softwood Lumber Duties

Today, John Yakabuski, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry, and Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, issued the following statement in response to the World Trade Organization (WTO) panel’s decision: “Ontario welcomes the decision made by the WTO panel that the countervailing duties the U.S. placed on Canadian lumber exports violate the U.S.’s WTO trade obligations. ...

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Erin O’Toole announces senior staff appointments

Erin O’Toole, Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada and Leader of Her Majesty’s Official Opposition, has announced the following two appointments and one nomination: Tausha Michaud – Chief of Staff to the Leader of the Official Opposition Michaud is a long-time political veteran with over 10 years of experience working in municipal, provincial, and federal government.  She formerly served ...

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Erin O’Toole – New Leader of Canada’s Conservative Party

Erin Michael O’Toole is the new Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, he represents the riding of Durham. He won the leadership race last night by  a margin of over 4,700 points. The convention held virtually – saw a record 174,849 ballots cast, with O’Toole ran against Peter MacKay, Leslyn Lewis and MP Derek Sloan. This is a transcript ...

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Statement by the Prime Minister on Black Ribbon Day

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the National Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Communism and Nazism in Europe, also known as Black Ribbon Day: “Today, we join people around the world to pay tribute to the victims of Communism and Nazism in Europe. We express our solidarity with the survivors and their descendants, ...

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Déclaration du premier ministre à l’occasion de la journée du Ruban noir

Le premier ministre Justin Trudeau a fait aujourd’hui la déclaration suivante à l’occasion de la journée nationale de commémoration des victimes du communisme et du nazisme en Europe, que nous appelons également la journée du Ruban noir : « Aujourd’hui, nous nous joignons aux gens de partout dans le monde pour rendre hommage aux victimes du communisme et du nazisme en Europe. ...

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Statement from the Office of the Chief Information Officer of the Government Canada on recent credential stuffing attacks

The Government of Canada, like every other government and private sector organization in the world, deals with ongoing and persistent cyber risks and threats. That is why the government has robust systems and tools in place to monitor, detect and investigate potential threats, and neutralize them as quickly as possible. The Government of Canada is taking action in response to ...

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Déclaration du Bureau du dirigeant principal de l’information du gouvernement du Canada au sujet de l’attaque de bourrage de justificatifs touchant le service CléGC

Le gouvernement du Canada, comme tout autre gouvernement et organisation du secteur privé dans le monde, doit faire face à des cyberrisques et des cybermenaces continus et persistants. C’est pourquoi le gouvernement a des systèmes rigoureux pour surveiller, détecter et enquêter des menaces éventuelles et les neutraliser dès que possible. Le gouvernement du Canada prend des mesures à la suite ...

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Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on August 16, 2020

In lieu of an in-person update to the media, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, issued the following statement today: “There have been 121,889 cases of COVID-19 in Canada, including 9,024 deaths. 89% of people have now recovered. Labs across Canada have tested 4,741,146 people for COVID-19 to date. Over the past week, an average of 43,000 people ...

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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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