Canadian officials envision a multi-phase reopening of the border that would begin with fully vaccinated travellers being allowed to enter starting this summer. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau alluded to some details of the plan Monday. Talks with the U.S. have ramped up as criticism of Canada’s restrictions escalates.
McMaster University has established two apprenticeship football coaching positions for women as part of a pilot project led by offensive co-ordinator and former CFL receiver Corey Grant.
Watch the live stream of Hockey Night in Canada as the Winnipeg Jets visit the Montreal Canadiens at 8:00 p.m. ET.
U.S. government health officials on Monday approved the first new drug for Alzheimer’s disease in nearly 20 years, disregarding warnings from independent advisers that the much-debated treatment hasn’t been shown to help slow the brain-destroying disease.
The head of the public service in Ontario has apologized to employees for systemic anti-Black racism with the organization, following a damning external review that found discrimination and harassment within it are “persistent and unyielding.”
After one false start, Canadian Elite Basketball League commissioner Mike Morreale says it’s “full-go mode” for the 2021 season. As pandemic restrictions begin to loosen across the country, the CEBL has been given the green light from the four provinces in which it plays to move forward.
Premier Jason Kenney said he will put a referendum question on equalization before the Alberta legislature on Monday, with an eye toward a province-wide vote to coincide with the October municipal elections.
On June 7, 2021, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, issued the following statement on COVID-19.
Canadian tennis player Eugenie Bouchard is recovering from arthroscopic shoulder surgery last week. The 27-year-old says she had been experiencing pain in her right shoulder since last fall and tore her subscapularis muscle in March.
Ali Ehsassi, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry (Innovation and Industry), will deliver a speech to the Yukon Chamber of Commerce, followed by a virtual Q&A session on investments announced in Budget 2021: A Recovery Plan for Jobs, Growth, and Resilience.
Today, the Department of Finance is launching consultations with stakeholders on the recent federal budget’s proposal to introduce a new investment tax credit for capital invested in carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) projects. Canadian innovators and engineers have developed some of the leading global technologies for CCUS, which are in demand as more countries… Continue reading Department of Finance launches consultations on investment tax credit for carbon capture, utilization, and storage
The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) launched the Vaccine Community Innovation Challenge on March 8, 2021.
An Alberta cabinet minister who criticized Premier Jason Kenney for hosting a dinner with three ministers on the patio of a government building in Edmonton says she expects there will be an apology later Monday.
An up-and-down debut performance by Canada’s women in Volleyball Nations League continued with a second straight defeat Monday as Japan recorded its fifth sweep in eight matches, prevailing 25-16, 25-15, 25-15 in preliminary round play in Rimini, Italy.
Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure announcement in Toronto with The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; Yvan Baker, Member of Parliament for Etobicoke Centre; The Honourable Kinga Surma, Ontario’s Associate Minister of Transportation and Member of Provincial Parliament for Etobicoke Centre, on behalf of The Honourable Laurie… Continue reading Media Advisory – Etobicoke, Ontario
More than 300 professors have signed a letter demanding that Ryerson University change its name, reflecting growing concerns about Egerton Ryerson’s legacy with residential schools.
On June 9, 2021, the four-year term of the current NACI Chair, Dr. Caroline Quach-Thanh, will be completed. The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) gratefully recognizes Dr. Quach-Thanh for her outstanding contribution over the past 12 years as a member, Vice-Chair and Chair of the advisory committee, including her leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Today, I am providing further detail about the Canada Recovery Hiring Program. This will be key to helping small and medium-sized businesses across Canada bounce back from the uncertainty and turmoil of the past 15 months.
The Russian foreign ministry has banned a number of Canadian officials — including Justice Minister David Lametti — from travelling to that country, citing what it claims are “anti-Russian” activities.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said the average carbon dioxide level for May was 419.13 parts per million. That’s 1.82 parts per million higher than May 2020 and 50 per cent higher than the stable pre-industrial levels of 280 parts per million, said NOAA climate scientist Pieter Tans.
The Government of Canada announces the selection of 20 finalists under the Vaccine Community Innovation Challenge to launch projects to increase people’s confidence in COVID-19 vaccines and reinforce public health measures in their communities.
Today, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, launched two initiatives that will help Canadian businesses and organizations that have signed on to the 50 – 30 Challenge quickly and effectively adopt diversity and inclusion best practices and policies in support of their 50 – 30 Challenge commitments.
With funding from MAMP, the Village of Carmacks will conduct a detailed inspection and assessment of assets and a review of current and historical maintenance practices and competencies. These will be used to develop an updated asset management plan that incorporates the more detailed condition assessment insights to build on the existing Asset Management Plan.… Continue reading Canada and FCM invest in asset management in a community in Yukon
A 20-year-old man is in custody after three adults and one teenager died and a child was sent to hospital following a hit and run late Sunday in London, Ont., police say.
The National Women’s Hockey League’s Toronto Six have named Mark Joslin as the second head coach in franchise history. Joslin takes over for Digit Murphy, who will remain as team president.
Thanks to a total investment of $34.7 million, made as part of Canada–Quebec Operation High Speed, 5,380 households in the Montérégie region will have access to Cogeco high-speed Internet services by September 2022.
Novak Djokovic went from a big deficit to his best tennis at the French Open on Monday, erasing a two-set hole and grabbing 13 games in a row in a dominant display before his opponent stopped playing because of a back problem.
This is why the Government of Canada is investing $985,500 in 21 new projects in Alberta communities through the Municipal Asset Management Program (MAMP), delivered by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) on behalf of the federal government. The program helps municipalities strengthen local infrastructure planning and decision-making by increasing local asset management capacity through… Continue reading Canada and FCM invest in asset management in Alberta communities
Ontario will move into the initial phases its reopening plans three days ahead of schedule, the government said Monday, as the province reported its fewest number of new COVID-19 cases in more than eight months.
Members of the media are invited to attend an important virtual infrastructure event with Mark Gerretsen, Member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Federal Minister of Communities and Infrastructure; Stephen Crawford, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Infrastructure and Member of Provincial Parliament for Oakville, on behalf… Continue reading Media Advisory – Kingston, Ontario
The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, will deliver a keynote address at the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association’s annual Invest Canada conference.
Nicole Travers, a Mi’kmaw artist in Newfound and Labrador’s Bay of Islands, creates beautiful hand beaded jewelry out of fish leather she’s tanned herself.
Today, Neil Ellis, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and Member of Parliament for Bay of Quinte, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Federal Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Todd Smith, Ontario’s Minister of Children, Community and Social Services and Member of Provincial Parliament for Bay of Quinte, on… Continue reading Canada and Ontario partner with the YMCA of Central East Ontario to invest over $22.4 Million in the YMCA Centre for Life in Belleville
The effects of the residential school system are downplayed in Quebec’s provincial school curriculum, but testimony and documentation brought forward at recent federal and provincial inquiries shows their devastating impact on Indigenous people in Quebec.
Ottawa, Ontario – The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, along with the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada, and Parliamentary Secretary Terry Beech will make an important announcement regarding the protection and restoration of Pacific wild salmon populations.
The Blue Jays will be extending their stay at their adopted home in Buffalo through July 21. They are prevented from playing home games in Toronto because of Canadian border restrictions caused by coronavirus pandemic.
A man convicted of manslaughter in the 2017 death of an Indigenous woman after she was struck by a trailer hitch from a moving vehicle was given an eight-year prison term Monday in Thunder Bay, Ont., with the judge telling Brayden Bushby: “You targeted a vulnerable woman.”
Today, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Federal Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Laurie Scott, Ontario’s Minister of Infrastructure; His Worship Jamie McGarvey, Mayor of the Town of Parry Sound; and His Worship Bernie MacLellan, Mayor of the Municipality of Huron East, announced joint funding to improve access to regional recreational facilities that will promote… Continue reading Canada and Ontario invest over $26 million to support regional community centres in partnership with Parry Sound and Huron East
A man convicted of manslaughter in the 2017 death of an Indigenous woman after she was struck by a trailer hitch from a moving vehicle was sentenced Monday to eight years in prison in Thunder Bay, Ont.
Members of the media are invited to attend an important virtual infrastructure event with the Honourable Bardish Chagger, Minister of Diversity and Inclusion and Youth, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Communities and Infrastructure; Stephen Crawford, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Infrastructure and Member of Provincial Parliament for Oakville, on behalf… Continue reading Media Advisory – Waterloo, Ontario