Defenceman Quinn Hughes, a 2018 first-round pick, was among seven players extended qualifying offers from the Vancouver Canucks on Monday.
Minister of Health to announce two new projects promoting the importance of vaccinating against COVID-19 in youth.
Evacuees from Red Sucker Lake First Nation in northeast Manitoba are beginning to return home on Monday after being evacuated due to wildfires, but more than 2,000 people from four other First Nations are still stuck.
Watch live action from the CEBL matchup between the Saskatchewan Rattlers and the Ottawa BlackJacks.
Russian authorities have restricted access to the website of imprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny and to dozens of sites run by his close allies, Navalny’s team said Monday.
After decades of fighting for justice, Grassy Narrows First Nation has reached a historic agreement with Ottawa, which will provide $68.9 million more in funding for a home that will specialize in caring for community members poisoned by mercury.
The Quebec government says fully vaccinated residents who have received the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine can receive a third dose of an mRNA vaccine before travelling — but health officials are warning that it’s up to the recipient to seek their own advice.
Members of the media are invited to an announcement with the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities regarding public transit infrastructure.
Today, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, Chief Randy Fobister and elected council of Asubpeeschoseewagong Netum Anishinabek (ANA) met in community to sign an amendment to the Mercury Care Home Framework Agreement, which builds on the Government of Canada’s commitment to ensuring that ANA residents who are living with methylmercury poisoning receive the… Continue reading Government of Canada and Asubpeeschoseewagong Netum Anishinabek (Grassy Narrows First Nation) sign revised Framework Agreement for Mercury Care Home
Here’s what to watch Monday night and Tuesday morning, including another Canadian swimming world champion with a shot to add Olympic gold, and strong medal chances for Canada in softball, diving, judo and weightlifting.
Spain basketball coach Sergio Scariolo hit out at the Tokyo 2020 organizers after his side were made to wait almost half an hour before being allowed back into the dressing room following their 88-77 Group C victory over hosts Japan on Monday.
Ontario has asked the federal government to ensure Canadians who received mixed COVID-19 vaccines will be cleared for international travel as border measures lift.
On Friday, the Minister of Middle Class Prosperity and Associate Minister of Finance, Mona Fortier spoke virtually with Her Worship Bonnie Crombie, the Mayor of Mississauga and city officials.
Today, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, and Chief Waylon Scott, Wabaseemoong Independent Nations (Wabaseemoong), met in community to celebrate the signing of the Relationship Agreement: Comprehensive Response to Mercury and Human Health in Wabaseemoong Independent Nations. While a signing ceremony took place in September 2020 virtually because of pandemic restrictions, Minister Miller… Continue reading Government of Canada supports a Mercury Wellness Centre and other community health needs in Wabaseemoong Independent Nations
Moderna is in talks with U.S. regulators to expand the size of an ongoing trial testing its COVID-19 vaccines in children aged between 5 and 11, the drugmaker said on Monday.
Disney is planning on closing down almost all of its retail stores in Canada by next month.
Today, the Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs on behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Rural Economic Development, and the Honourable Reg Helwer, Minister of Central Services, announced more than $76.6 million in joint federal-provincial funding for 17 projects to improve municipal transportation infrastructure in Manitoba.
The Government of Canada is investing over $48.9 million in these projects through the Rural and Northern Communities Infrastructure Stream of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program. The Government of Manitoba is funding more than $27.7 million. Project recipients, including municipalities and First Nations, are contributing over $15.4 million in total towards eligible project costs… Continue reading Backgrounder: Canada and Manitoba invest $76.6 million in 17 projects to improve municipal transportation infrastructure
At an Olympics aiming to set the highest level of television standards, the head of broadcasting at Tokyo 2020 is trying to banish overly sexualized images of female athletes.
On Tuesday, July 27, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, will visit the new state-of-the-art facilities of STEMCELL Technologies Inc. in Burnaby.
Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova on Monday branded the Tokyo Olympics unfair due to the number of athletes ruled out of the Games and criticized organizers for scheduling morning finals to meet the demands of U.S. prime-time television.
Today, the Honourable Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages (Western Economic Diversification Canada) and to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change (Canada Water Agency), on behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development, the Honourable Reg Helwer, Minister of… Continue reading Investing in a new $40M community and recreation facility in Steinbach, MB
Investments to lower fuel consumption in the freight sector, which makes up 10 percent of Canada’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, help businesses save money and increase their competitiveness while lowering their emissions. The Government of Canada is investing in initiatives that build a low-emissions future and ensure healthier, sustainable communities for future generations.
From January 27 to March 26, 2021, Health Canada undertook public and stakeholder engagement to seek ideas and views on what a national strategy could look like. Canadians were invited to participate by completing an online questionnaire, sending a written submission by email or mail, or attending one of five virtual public town halls. Virtual… Continue reading Health Canada releases What We Heard Report from the Public Engagement on the National Strategy for Drugs for Rare Diseases
Above average temperatures for many parts of British Columbia aren’t expected to ease any time soon — and Environment Canada says there’s no hint of showers until at least the weekend for some southern regions hit hard by wildfires.
The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Stéphane Lauzon, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Seniors, will host a virtual town hall on issues affecting Canadian seniors.
Vaccine hesitancy in Alberta is about twice the national average. Here’s how some Alberta businesses and community organizations are making COVID-19 vaccines more accessible and convincing the hesitant to roll up their sleeves.
The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, will be in Vancouver on July 27 to announce a project supported by Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster.
Filomena Tassi, Minister of Labour, will announce Union Training and Innovation Program funding that will help certify skilled tradespeople and prepare them to fill available jobs across Canada.
Today as part of #EVWeekinCanada, the Honourable Seamus O’Regan Jr., Minister of Natural Resources, announced a $100,000 investment to Upper Sherman MOBIL to install two electric vehicle (EV) fast chargers at its gas stations in Hamilton, helping put Ontarians in the driver’s seat on the road to a net-zero future. The Upper Sherman MOBIL is… Continue reading New EV Chargers Coming to Hamilton
The Honourable Karina Gould, Minister of International Development, on behalf of the Honourable Seamus O’Regan Jr., Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, will make an announcement to support electric vehicle infrastructure.
Olympic hosts spend years preparing for the Games, along with billions of dollars and a lot of political capital en route to the finish line. But still, many cities want to host the event.
New York City will require all of its municipal workers — including teachers and police officers — to get coronavirus vaccines by mid-September or face weekly COVID-19 testing, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday.
Targeted support from Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions for regional transportation in Hautes-Laurentides region.
Mohamad and Alaa Maso fled war-torn Syria in 2015. Almost six years later, the brothers are both competing at the Tokyo Olympic Games, representing two different teams.
When the global pandemic hit, tourism came to a screeching halt as public safety measures kept most Canadians home and borders closed to international tourists. Now that vaccination efforts are paying off and declining case rates are allowing the easing of restrictions, tourism businesses and organizations can look to the future.
Drought, heat and drier fuels are causing larger areas to be burned by B.C. wildfires, says forestry expert.
The Honourable Anita Anand, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, and the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, will highlight a major milestone in Canada’s COVID-19 response. They will be joined by Guy Payette, President of Innomar Strategies, as well as representatives from vaccines suppliers and FedEx Express Canada.
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for further action by the Government of Canada and its partners to improve the protection of temporary foreign workers. Year after year, these workers come to Canada to support our agriculture and agri-food industry and contribute greatly to Canada’s food security. Their hard work and expertise has been… Continue reading Government of Canada proposes new regulations to improve protection of temporary foreign workers
The health and safety of all Canadians are top priorities for the Government of Canada. Communities across the country are on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic, and need immediate assistance to ensure their public infrastructure is safe and reliable. That is why the Government of Canada is taking decisive action to support communities and… Continue reading Supporting communities across the Yukon