The governments of Canada and Quebec are announcing a joint investment of $94 million to support projects led primarily by co-operatives, non-profit organizations and local businesses.
Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) is committed to supporting Indigenous communities in their response to COVID-19 and continues to work closely with Indigenous organizations and provincial and territorial governments.
When Japanese swimmer Rikako Ikee lines up for her legs in the Olympic relays, it will be an emotional moment for both her and the legions of fans in Japan and abroad that have watched her fight back from leukemia.
Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers* Responsible for Social Services met virtually today. Participating ministers discussed improving collaboration to support persons with disabilities. Today’s meeting was co-chaired by the federal Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough and the Minister of Social Development for New Brunswick, Bruce Fitch.
Today, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, announced $38.2 million to create 1,297 youth internship opportunities in the environmental and clean technology sectors. These internships will be offered in collaboration with environmental science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) employers across Canada for six- to twelve-month projects.
The English city of Liverpool was removed from UNESCO’s list of world heritage sites on Wednesday because new buildings undermined the attractiveness of its Victorian docks, making it only the third site to be removed from the prestigious list.
The Government of Canada will host a National Summit on Islamophobia convened by the Honourable Bardish Chagger, Minister of Diversity and Inclusion and Youth
A new website that was set up to provide Ontarians with a list of businesses with fully vaccinated staff or that require customers to show proof of vaccination has shut down, citing online attacks from a small contingent of anti-vaxxers.
U.S. President Joe Biden has nominated David Cohen, a tech executive who once served as chief of staff to the mayor of Philadelphia, to be his ambassador to Canada.
A rising R-value for COVID-19 in Alberta coupled with a stubborn and country-leading rate of vaccine hesitancy are two signs that the province’s battle to beat back the pandemic still has hurdles to overcome, says a Calgary infectious diseases expert.
Hall of Fame college football coach Bobby Bowden announced Wednesday he has been diagnosed with a terminal medical condition. “My wife Ann and our family have been life’s greatest blessing. I am at peace,” he said.
The Green Party and its associated fund are taking their battle with party leader Annamie Paul to court — ending a tentative truce between Paul and party executives just as a federal election call is expected within weeks.
The Quebec government has refused to approve construction of a natural gas facility in the Saguenay, north of Quebec City, following years of opposition from citizens, Indigenous communities and environmental experts.
Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, and the Member of Parliament for Vaudreuil–Soulanges, Peter Schiefke, highlighted an investment of up to $5 million that helped CBCo Alliance increase capacity at its new hog processing facility in Les Cèdres, Quebec.
Survivor Kaleb Dahlgren’s description of the photo on social media was short but resonant: the word “Believe” with the number 13 and two hearts — one yellow, one green — representing the Humboldt Broncos’ team colours.
The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will highlight ongoing support measures for Manitoba and Canadian farmers impacted by extreme weather, following a tour of farms in the drought-stricken Interlake Region.
CBC Sports’ daily Olympic newsletter recaps the Canadian women’s soccer team’s opening-match draw vs. Japan and runs through some key things to know for the rest of the tournament.
On July 20, 2021, at about 10 p.m., a number of inmates were involved in an altercation in the medium security unit at Drumheller Institution.
“Canada congratulates Pedro Castillo on his election as the next president of Peru and commends the work of the Peruvian electoral authorities for ensuring a free, fair and transparent vote.
Today, the Minister of Middle Class Prosperity and Associate Minister of Finance, Mona Fortier spoke virtually with Brian Bowman. , the Mayor of Winnipeg.
The first roster for the Seattle Kraken won’t include Carey Price. The Montreal Canadiens goaltender was not selected by the Kraken in the NHL expansion draft, according to a person with direct knowledge of the decision.
The Toronto Blue Jays have dealt pitcher Joel Payamps to the Kansas City Royals for cash considerations.
Canada’s demand for COVID-19 vaccines is slowly dropping, experts say, and they warn those waiting to see whether cases spike before getting their jabs are wasting time the body needs to build sufficient immunity.
On July 18th, 2021, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, contraband and unauthorized items were seized at Donnacona Institution, a federal maximum-security institution.
Public Services and Procurement Canada wishes to advise motorists that the Alexandra Bridge will remain open to vehicular traffic on July 21 and July 22 from 7 pm to 6 am following the cancellation of a planned closure as part of the structural steel replacement project.
Speaking Notes for the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship: Announcement related to new initiatives to help Canada assist even more refugees
Speaking Notes for the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship: Announcement related to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Call to Action 17
The Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship addresses the Canadian Club of Ottawa
Speaking Notes for the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship: Announcement on the new pathway to permanent residency
Terry Beech, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard and to the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages (B.C.), on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages, will provide details on funding to support the post-COVID recovery of regional airports.
By law, anyone with a guide dog must be allowed in any place anyone else would be allowed into, but some businesses and individuals seem unaware of that.
Overnight, Canada started off the Games with a win, Christine Sinclair scores goal 187 and athletes started protesting.
Thanks to a total investment of $4.47 million, made as part of Canada–Quebec Operation High Speed, 310 households in the La Haute-Côte-Nord Regional County Municipality (RCM) will have access to Vidéotron high-speed Internet services by September 2022.
Today, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, established Canada’s first Environment and Climate Change Youth Council and launched applications for young people to apply.
Kevin O’Leary has told an Ontario court that he does not recall if his wife, Linda, consumed alcohol in the hours before a boat crash that killed two people and injured several others.
The global COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented challenges for Northern and remote communities which depend on supply chains for the delivery of essential goods and services. As the pandemic evolves, the Government of Canada continues to work with partners, including provincial and territorial governments, Indigenous communities and the air industry, to address the unique needs… Continue reading Government of Canada providing additional funding to support essential air services for remote communities in British Columbia
The federal government is earmarking funds for projects that aim to build on Ottawa’s commitment to help revitalize Indigenous legal traditions.
Overnight, Canada started off the Olympics with a win, Christine Sinclair scores goal 187 and athletes started protesting.
Roger Federer, who withdrew from the Olympics because of a knee injury, and Naomi Osaka, who skipped Wimbledon and withdrew from the French Open because of mental health concerns, are both in the singles fields for the U.S. Open.
The Montreal Canadiens have named Trevor Letowski as a new assistant coach. Letowski, 44, has been the head coach of the Ontario Hockey League’s Windsor Spitfires since 2018, and previously worked with the Sarnia Sting.