1 year after creation of Hockey Diversity Alliance, Akim Aliu sees signs of change

Akim Aliu has been pushing for change in the sport since 2019. He teamed up with eight other NHLers last June to form the Hockey Diversity Alliance. The group’s goal is to “eradicate racism and intolerance in hockey.” As the group hits the one-year anniversary mark, Aliu thinks it has made a difference.

Canada and British Columbia invest in redesigning Deep Cove’s village core along Lower Gallant Avenue

Today, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Josie Osborne, British Columbia’s Minister of Municipal Affairs, and His Worship Mike Little, Mayor of the District of North Vancouver, announced funding to redesign Deep Cove’s village core along Lower… Continue reading Canada and British Columbia invest in redesigning Deep Cove’s village core along Lower Gallant Avenue

Italy dominates Turkey on home soil in opening match of Euro 2020

Italy waited a long time for this European Championship to start and then showed Friday just how eager the team was to play the tournament opener. Roberto Mancini’s team began its first major international tournament in five years with a convincing 3-0 win over Turkey.

Two bears ransacked this B.C. family’s SUV. Dad, mom, kids and dogs slept through it all

Sean McQuillan, his wife, their two children and two pugs slept soundly Thursday night as two black bears rummaged through the family’s SUV in Coquitlam, B.C. Despite a flurry of calls from neighbours and the police, the family knew nothing until morning.

Pakistan’s PM urges governments to fight online hate and extremism after London, Ont. truck attack

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan is calling on world leaders to crack down on online hate and extremism following the deadly truck attack in London, Ont. — now being investigated by authorities as a possible act of terror.

PS Soraya Martinez Ferrada highlights research project that explores new ways to reduce transportation pollution

Today, on behalf of the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport and Member of Parliament for Hochelaga, Soraya Martinez Ferrada, highlighted that Université du Québec à Rimouski is receiving $100,000 in funding under the Clean Transportation System Research and Development Program.

Tribunal Initiates Inquiry—Certain Container Chassis from China

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal today initiated a preliminary injury inquiry into a complaint by Max-Atlas Equipment International Inc., of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, that it has suffered injury as a result of the dumping and subsidizing of certain container chassis originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China. The Tribunal’s inquiry is conducted pursuant… Continue reading Tribunal Initiates Inquiry—Certain Container Chassis from China

Anniversary of the Apology to Former Students of Residential Schools

“Today marks the 13th anniversary of the Statement of Apology to Former Students of Residential Schools for the harms they suffered by their forced participation at residential schools. We acknowledge that this colonial policy caused harm to Survivors and their families that was so severe that the intergenerational impacts still reverberate and shake communities today.

Readout: Minister Murray participates in the Open Government Partnership Ministerial Steering Committee meeting

The committee focused discussions on leveraging the OGP platform to advance COVID-19 response recovery reforms, and how members can work towards a stronger global coalition of governments to advance Open Government in 2021.

New COVID-19 cases have dropped 80 per cent — and 5.3 million more shots are set to arrive next week

After months of mostly bad news, Canada’s chief public health officer said today the country’s COVID-19 trajectory has improved dramatically and an anticipated flood of doses should put the country “on the path back to the things we miss.”

Media Advisory – Ottawa, Ontario

Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event with the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Federal Minister of Communities and Infrastructure; the Honourable David J. McGuinty, Member of Parliament for Ottawa South; Jeremy Roberts, Member of Provincial Parliament for Ottawa West—Nepean, on behalf of the Honourable Laurie Scott, Ontario’s Minister of Infrastructure; His… Continue reading Media Advisory – Ottawa, Ontario

Enforcement action by Fisheries and Oceans Canada leads to $10,000 fine for B.C. licence holder

An on-site investigation and audit of paperwork by fishery officers from Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s (DFO) Conservation and Protection Aquaculture Unit led to a guilty plea and $10,000 in fines for Keith Chui, a commercial clam fish harvester who co-owns an area aquaculture licence.