Rattlers first Sask. professional sports team to welcome fans back after COVID-19 restrictions lift

The Saskatchewan Rattlers may have not have won their Monday game at the SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon but they did hit another major milestone, becoming the first professional sports team in the province to welcome back fans since COVID-19 restrictions lifted.

Invitation to media – The Honourable Mélanie Joly to participate in tourism industry discussion as part of Tourism Relief Fund launch

The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages, accompanied by Élisabeth Brière, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages (Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec), will present the new Tourism Relief Fund during a conversation with key Quebec tourism stakeholders, including officials from Indigenous… Continue reading Invitation to media – The Honourable Mélanie Joly to participate in tourism industry discussion as part of Tourism Relief Fund launch

Support for major farmer biogas plant part of push for more clean technology in agriculture

Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Marie-Claude Bibeau, was on site at Coop Agri-Énergie Warwick, the first agricultural cooperative dedicated to the production of renewable energy in Quebec, to highlight an investment of up to $758,243, which supported the development of a cooperative agricultural biomethanizer plant.

Power vacuum rattles Haiti in aftermath of president’s assassination

Pressure is mounting on the man who claims to be Haiti’s leader in the aftermath of the president’s assassination last week, with at least two other officials claiming to be the legitimate head of government in a race to fill the political power vacuum.

Head of group representing churches in COVID-19 challenge takes leave after having Manitoba judge followed

The president of a group representing multiple churches across the country fighting COVID-19 public health orders in court is taking indefinite leave after admitting he hired private investigators to follow both a judge presiding over the case in Manitoba and some senior government officials.

De Grasse 4th for 2nd straight Diamond League 100m race leading into Olympics

American Trayvon Bromell continues to show he’ll be the man to beat in the 100 metres at the Tokyo Olympics after clocking a winning time of 9.98 seconds at Tuesday’s Müller British Grand Prix in Gateshead, England for his first Diamond League victory of 2021.

Cancellation of planned closure of Alexandra Bridge 

Public Services and Procurement Canada wishes to advise motorists that the Alexandra Bridge will remain open to vehicular traffic from Tuesday, July 13th to Thursday, July 15th from 7 pm to 6 am following the cancellation of a planned closure as part of the structural steel replacement project.

Government of Canada launches Jobs and Growth Fund to create jobs and foster economic activity in Canada’s communities

As Canada works to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, the vitality of businesses and communities is key to our economic recovery. The Government of Canada has made the commitment to create 1 million jobs. Today’s investment aims to support the transition to a green economy, foster an inclusive recovery, enhance competitiveness and create jobs in… Continue reading Government of Canada launches Jobs and Growth Fund to create jobs and foster economic activity in Canada’s communities

New Operational Stress Injury Satellite Service Site opens in Stratford, Prince Edward Island

The Governments of Canada, Prince Edward Island (PEI) and New Brunswick (NB) want to ensure the best possible mental health supports are available to Veterans, members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), and their families.

The funeral home industry is expected to embrace video technology post pandemic

When Ernie Morgan’s mother died last summer, he was upset that he couldn’t have a larger funeral attended by all her friends and family. Morgan and other funeral home directors believe the pandemic will spur widespread adoption of technology in the industry.

The funeral home industry is expected to embrace video technology post pandemic

When Ernie Morgan’s mother died last summer, he was upset that he couldn’t have a larger funeral attended by all her friends and family. Morgan and other funeral home directors believe the pandemic will spur widespread adoption of technology in the industry.

Canada and the United States release new action plan for Salish Sea Ecosystem

Today, the governments of Canada and the United States announced that they have signed a new four-year “Action Plan” under their Joint Statement of Cooperation—first signed in 2000—that commits both countries to work together on transboundary issues and challenges facing the Salish Sea ecosystem. Under the action plan, the two nations will continue to engage… Continue reading Canada and the United States release new action plan for Salish Sea Ecosystem

Canada and Saskatchewan announce investments in 12 rural bridge and culvert projects across the province

Today, the Honourable Jim Carr, Minister and Special Representative for the Prairies, on behalf of Minister Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development, and the Honourable Don McMorris, Saskatchewan’s Minister of Government Relations, announced more than $6.8 million in joint funding for 12 infrastructure projects across the province.

Backgrounder: Canada and Saskatchewan announce investments in 12 rural bridge and culvert projects across the province

The Government of Canada is investing more than $1.1 million in 12 projects under the Rural and Northern Communities Infrastructure Stream (RNIS) of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program, as well as a further $716,974 to four of the projects under the Gas Tax Fund, for a combined federal investment of over $1.8 million. For… Continue reading Backgrounder: Canada and Saskatchewan announce investments in 12 rural bridge and culvert projects across the province

Government invests to help accelerate innovation in Canada’s mining industry

Today, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, announced an investment of $40 million in a $112.4-million project of the Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation Inc. (CEMI). This investment supports the creation of the Mining Innovation Commercialization Accelerator (MICA) Network, a pan-Canadian initiative bringing together stakeholders from a wide range of… Continue reading Government invests to help accelerate innovation in Canada’s mining industry