Minister Guilbeault and Minister Joly to Announce Continued Support for the Arts, Culture, Heritage and Sport Sector Organizations as well as Festivals and Events

The Hon. Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, and the Hon. Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages, will highlight Budget 2021 funding for the Arts, Culture, Heritage and Sport Sectors

Invitation to media – The Honourable Mélanie Joly to announce Government of Canada support for Montréal inc.

The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages, accompanied by Rachel Bendayan, Member of Parliament for Outremont and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, will announce Government of Canada financial assistance to support Montréal inc. in starting up and funding innovative businesses.

Canadian runners eye last-chance Olympic qualifier after missing standard in Montreal

Blustery conditions played havoc with Canadian runners racing for Olympic qualifying on Sunday. Charles Philibert-Thiboutot won the men’s 1,500 metres at the Canadian track and field trials, but his time of 3:40.78 was well off the 3:35 automatic Olympic standard.

Survivors, community honour 751 unmarked graves at Sask. residential school site with vigil

Band leadership say the unmarked graves contain the remains of children, teens, band members and others from outside the community, with many of the graves believed to be Indigenous children who were taken from their family for assimilation at the Marieval Indian Residential School.

Why criminal charges for deaths at residential schools would be unprecedented — and enormously complex

A prominent national Indigenous organization says criminal charges against the operators of residential schools are not only warranted but necessary if Canada wants to fulfill its pledge of reconciliation with Indigenous peoples. Making the case in court would be difficult.

Teachers need ongoing anti-Black racism training, not workshops, elective courses, experts say

Amid continuing calls to address anti-Black racism in Canadian classrooms, attention is turning to the training of educators, with a recognition that Band-Aid solutions aren’t enough to ‘change something that’s systemic and structural.’

Elderly couple safe after ‘miraculous’ rescue from Manitoba backcountry

An elderly Morris couple who spent the night in the dense southern Manitoba bush after their car got stuck on a back road are back at home and doing well. One of the people who helped track them down describes finding them as nothing short of “miraculous.”