After a rapid rise in COVID-19 cases in the Central Okanagan, British Columbia is declaring an outbreak in the region and reimposing a local mask mandate, as well as other public health measures.
John Herdman hopes his team gives Canada something to celebrate Thursday night. The Canadian men take on CONCACAF powerhouse Mexico in the Gold Cup semifinal in Houston, hoping to reach the championship game for the first time since 2000.
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.
The Department of National Defence has signed an Agreement in Principle with TC Energy that will see the company advance to an Impact Assessment for a proposed hydroelectric pumped-storage facility at 4th Canadian Division Training Centre Meaford (4 CDTC).
During five days of competition at the Tokyo Olympics, Canada has won nine medals. Women have won all of them, including the latest, swimmer Penny Oleksiak. See photos of her in action as well as visual highlights from the Games on Wednesday.
The Forum of Ministers Responsible for Immigration (FMRI) met virtually today to discuss the future of immigration in Canada as the country looks towards growth and economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Although the pandemic created some disruptions to Canada’s immigration system, Ministers in attendance had an opportunity to reflect on lessons learned and to… Continue reading Immigration Ministers focus on long-term planning for a more responsive and collaborative immigration system
Robbie Ray pitched six strong innings, Randal Grichuk homered and drove in three runs, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 4-1 Wednesday in the first game of a doubleheader.
There’s more than meets the eye to the dress new Gov. Gen. Mary Simon wore on her installation day. For one, it was made especially for her with the help of Inuit designers.
The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, will highlight the progress of the Calgary Airport Trail expansion project. He will be joined by the Mayor of Calgary, His Worship Naheed Nenshi, The Calgary Airport Authority’s Vice President of People, Risk and General Counsel, Carmelle Hunka, and the City of Calgary’s Director of Transportation Infrastructure,… Continue reading Minister of Transport to highlight progress of Calgary Airport Trail expansion project
The Green Party is poised to shell out hundreds of thousands of dollars on legal battles with leader Annamie Paul, worsening an already rough financial situation as a federal election nears.
The Toronto Blue Jays announced Wednesday that dedicated radio broadcasts would begin again this week.
Durham police on Wednesday charged an Oshawa man with two counts of unlawful confinement. In February 2021, media reports alleged that door handles at White Cliffe Terrace Retirement Residence in Courtice, Ont., were removed from the suites of residents who had tested positive for COVID-19.
Canadian Olympians Dara Howell and Cynthia Appiah commended U.S. gymnastics star Simone Biles’ decision to pull out of the team final and all-around competition at Tokyo 2020 to focus on her mental health.
CBC Nova Scotia News hosts Tom Murphy and Amy Smith will moderate the 90-minute debate, live from Halifax.
The Honourable Joyce Murray, Minister of Digital Government, and the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, met with stakeholders on July 27 to discuss improving digital tools for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.
Here’s what to watch Wednesday night and Thursday morning, including Penny Oleksiak’s attempt to make more Canadian history and some context to help understand why Simone Biles isn’t competing in the women’s all-around final.
An animal law non-profit group is calling on the Ontario government to investigate Marineland’s treatment of Kiska the orca.
The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, will make a sport funding announcement in support of the 2022 Canada Summer Games
Afghan interpreters and others who assisted the Canadian Armed Forces in Afghanistan are being given only three days to apply for a new government program to resettle in Canada.
Media technical briefing on a proposed approach to combat harmful content online
Today, Snuneymuxw First Nation, British Columbia and Canada celebrated continued progress in their relationship with a new tripartite memorandum of understanding.
Today, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, joined Andy Fillmore, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities and Member of Parliament for Halifax, Pam Damoff, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indigenous Services and Member of Parliament for Oakville North—Burlington, James Maloney, Member of Parliament, Etobicoke—Lakeshore, Ontario, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Deputy… Continue reading Government of Canada announces the country’s first-ever federal strategy and fund dedicated to building active transportation trails and pathways
The Toronto Maple Leafs signed unrestricted free agent goaltender Petr Mrazek to a three-year contract worth $11.4 million on Wednesday.
Public Services and Procurement Canada wishes to advise motorists that the Alexandra Bridge will remain open to vehicular traffic on July 28 and July 29 from 7 pm to 6 am following the cancellation of a planned closure as part of the structural steel replacement project.
Ryan Turnbull, Member of Parliament for Whitby, on behalf of the Honourable Seamus O’Regan Jr., Minister of Natural Resources, will make an announcement to support electric vehicle awareness.
Francis Scarpaleggia, Member of Parliament for Lac-Saint-Louis, on behalf of the Honourable Seamus O’Regan Jr., Minister of Natural Resources, will make an announcement to support green transportation.
On July 23, 2021, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance sent the letter linked below, on behalf of the Government of Canada and a coalition of over 55 Canadian public and private institutions, to the Chair of the Board of Trustees of the IFRS Foundation. The letter expresses support for the proposed International… Continue reading Letter from the Deputy Prime Minister to the Chair of the Board of Trustees of the IFRS Foundation
WHITEHORSE, YUKON – The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra will make an announcement about the National Trade Corridors Fund. The Member of Parliament for Yukon, the Honourable Larry Bagnell and the Minister of Highways and Public Works, the Honourable Nils Clarke, will also deliver remarks.
As Canada works to finish the fight against COVID-19, the government is committed to ensuring a strong, inclusive economic recovery that addresses systemic gaps and empowers women in the economy.
As Canadians begin to look toward economic recovery, Canada’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) will be the backbone of economic growth in communities across the country
The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will announce investments to improve food security in Saint-André-Avellin and to increase production of cheeses at La Fromagerie Montebello.
The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change, has accepted an invitation from UK COP26 President Alok Sharma to co-lead a process to further build trust that developed countries stand by their commitments and deliver on the US$100 billion climate finance goal through 2025. Minister Wilkinson and German State Secretary Jochen Flasbarth… Continue reading Canada selected to co-lead work to build an international climate finance action plan ahead of COP26
Today, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, and the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, launched the Biomanufacturing and Life Sciences Strategy. This means more than $2.2 billion over seven years from Budget 2021 to continue growing a strong and competitive sector and to ensure our country is prepared for future… Continue reading The Government of Canada announces biomanufacturing and life sciences strategy
Today, the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) announced renewed agreements with Indigenous governments and organizations to operate three healing lodges for federal offenders. The agreements strengthen CSC’s commitment to the care, custody and reintegration of Indigenous men and women.
Today, as part of #EVWeekinCanada, Marie-France Lalonde, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages (FedDev Ontario) and Member of Parliament for Orleans, on behalf of the Honourable Seamus O’Regan Jr., Minister of Natural Resources, announced a $50,000 investment to the City of Ottawa to install one electric vehicle (EV) charger in… Continue reading New EV Charger Coming to Nation’s Capital
Today, as part of #EVWeekinCanada, the Honourable Joyce Murray, Minister of Digital Government and Member of Parliament for Vancouver Quadra, on behalf of the Honourable Seamus O’Regan Jr., Minister of Natural Resources, announced a combined investment of over $1,200,000 to support cities across British Columbia to make the shift toward cleaner fuels and the electrification… Continue reading New EV Chargers Coming to British Columbia
Restricted free agent forward Patrik Laine accepted the Columbus Blue Jackets’ qualifying offer of $7.5 US million for the 2021-22 season. Also on Wednesday, Boone Jenner signed a four-year, $15 million contract extension.
Nathaniel Erskine-Smith, Member of Parliament for Beaches–East York, on behalf of the Honourable Seamus O’Regan Jr., Minister of Natural Resources, will make an announcement to support clean energy technologies in the transportation sector.
Arthur, the beloved children’s animated series about an eight-year-old aardvark that tackled important social issues and contributed heavily to the internet’s meme culture, will end in 2022 after 25 years in production.
Government of Canada support helps Moncton’s iconic theme park expand and improve features