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Premier Ford, To Ask Lieutenant Governor to Dissolve the Government at 3 pm

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ontario Premier Doug Ford called for the dissolution of the legislature and the launch of an election campaign By: Charlotte Hui Doug Ford will meet with Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth Dowdeswell today at 3 P.M. to officially start the election campaign. Dowdeswell is likely to accept Ford’s proposal to dissolve the provincial parliament and sign a Read More…

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More Vaccine Clinics Coming To Toronto To Boost Immunization In Seniors

Reading Time: < 1 minute Toronto Public Health continues to bring vaccination clinics to local community centers for people 65 and older By: Charlotte Hui Last night, Toronto Public Health announced that it is committed to bringing COVID-19 vaccination clinics into community centers over the next two weeks to make it easier for Torontonians to access the COVID-19 vaccine in Read More…

Ontario Building More Resilient Hospitals in Muskoka Algonquin
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Ontario Building More Resilient Hospitals in Muskoka Algonquin

Reading Time: 2 minutes $14 million investment will support the redevelopment of two Muskoka hospitals to improve care for families As part of its plan to stay open, the Ontario government is investing an additional $14 million to modernize and expand Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare. This funding will support planning for the phased redevelopment of its two hospital sites, Huntsville Read More…

Quebec Injects $75 Million Into Forest Industry
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Quebec Injects $75 Million Into Forest Industry

Reading Time: < 1 minute Since 2016, the Quebec government has committed over $150,000 to the forest sector Deforestation has been a major accelerator to climate change and despite the naysayers, the Quebec government has been persistent in reducing global warming and preserving the forestry industry. Today, the government announced the allocation of $75 million over five years to stimulate Read More…

Shop & Vax Returns To Toronto Shopping Centres
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Shop & Vax Returns To Toronto Shopping Centres

Reading Time: 2 minutes Shop & Vax to bring hyper-local COVID-19 vaccination clinics to shopping centres Starting this week, Toronto Public Health (TPH) will bring COVID-19 vaccination clinics to local shopping centres as part of the Shop And Vax initiative. The latest Shop And Vax campaign is underway now and continues until Saturday, April 30, with 46 hyper-local clinics Read More…

Quebec Invests $1.2M To Bridge The Equality Gap Between Men & Women
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Quebec Invests $1.2M To Bridge The Equality Gap Between Men & Women

Reading Time: 2 minutes Equality between women and men – Nearly $1.2 million to promote equality between women and men By: Ministry of Education While achieving de facto equality between women and men is a priority for the government, the Minister for Education and Minister responsible for the Status of Women, Ms. Isabelle Charest announced today the signing of new Read More…

Quebec Allocates $3 Million To Preserve Quebec Wildlife
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Quebec Allocates $3 Million To Preserve Quebec Wildlife

Reading Time: 2 minutes The funds will help the conservation of wildlife species in precarious situations In continuity with its 2021-2022 budget commitment to invest $12.2 million in the protection of wildlife capital, the Quebec government is granting a grant of $3 million to the Fondation de la faune du Québec for the conservation of wildlife species in precarious Read More…

Québec Government Opens Office In Bogota, Columbia
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Québec Government Opens Office In Bogota, Columbia

Reading Time: 3 minutes The primarily of the office is to recruit labour and foreign students The Minister of International Relations and La Francophonie and Minister responsible for the Laurentians region, Nadine Girault, today announced the opening of the Quebec Office in Bogota, Colombia. The establishment of this office thus becomes the 34th representation of Québec abroad and the 4th in Latin America and Read More…

Bringing Passenger Rail Back To Northeastern Ontario
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Bringing Passenger Rail Back To Northeastern Ontario

Reading Time: 3 minutes Reinstating service between Timmins and Toronto will make travel more convenient and spur economic growth The Ontario government is investing $75 million to bring passenger rail service back to Northeastern Ontario, restoring a key transportation option that was previously cancelled in 2012. Service will be reinstated between Timmins and Toronto, helping to connect Northern Ontario Read More…

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Ontario Invests In Innovative Pharmaceutical Technology To Strengthen Pandemic Preparedness

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ontario Together Fund continues to invest in local manufacturing to secure critical supplies supporting Ontario’s life sciences sector The Ontario government is supporting an investment of more than $2.5 million for pharmaceutical manufacturer Bora Pharmaceutical Services Inc. Through the Ontario Together Fund, the province is investing more than $1.9 million to help Bora Pharmaceutical Services Read More…

Ontario Eliminating Birth Certificate Fee For Vulnerable Ontarians
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Ontario Eliminating Birth Certificate Fee For Vulnerable Ontarians

Reading Time: 2 minutes Permanent Fee Waiver for Homeless and Lower Income Individuals Removes Barriers to Access Critical Services The Ontario government is permanently eliminating the $35 fee for birth certificates for approximately 40,000 vulnerable Ontarians. The Birth Certificate Fee Waiver Program will ensure not-for-profit partner organizations can assist Ontarians who may be experiencing homelessness or other severe financial Read More…

Quebec's New Action Plan To Counter The Impact Of The Pandemic On Women
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Quebec’s New Action Plan To Counter The Impact Of The Pandemic On Women

Reading Time: 2 minutes Minister Charest announces the deployment of eleven innovative projects to support community workers As part of the Action Plan to Counter the Impact on Women in the Context of a Pandemic (Women and COVID Plan) presented on March 8, 2021, the Minister for Education and Minister responsible for the Status of Women, Ms.  Isabelle Charest, is pleased Read More…

Toronto Libraries To Play Key Role In The Fight Against COVID-19
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Toronto Libraries To Play Key Role In The Fight Against COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes Team Toronto extends Vax And Read to bring more COVID-19 vaccine clinics to Toronto Public Library branches Today, the City of Toronto announced the extension of Team Toronto’s Vax And Read campaign to bring more COVID-19 vaccine clinics to Toronto Public Library (TPL) branches throughout the March Break and until the end of March. The Read More…

Ontario Expanding Addictions Services In Thunder Bay
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Ontario Expanding Addictions Services In Thunder Bay

Reading Time: 3 minutes Funding Will Improve Access to Specialized Addictions Services and Supports The Ontario government is investing over $3.8 million through the new Addictions Recovery Fund to immediately enhance access to addictions treatment supports in Thunder Bay. This funding will be provided to St. Joseph’s Care Group and Dilico Anishinabek Family Care to expand access to a total of Read More…

Quebec Government Invests More than $17.8 million Into Municipal Water Infrastructures
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Quebec Government Invests More than $17.8 million Into Municipal Water Infrastructures

Reading Time: 2 minutes More than $17.8 million for water infrastructure in Saint-Pierre-les-Becquets On behalf of the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Ms.  Andrée Laforest, the MNA for Nicolet-Bécancour, Mr. Donald Martel, is pleased to announce an unprecedented investment of $17,858,789 has been granted to the Municipality of Saint-Pierre-les-Becquets for the construction, expansion and repair of water infrastructures. The work is aimed Read More…

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CBSA and RCMP Seize 265 Kilos Of Meth and Heroin

Reading Time: 2 minutes CBSA and RCMP unravel alleged narcotics smuggling attempt and seize over 265 kilograms of suspected narcotics The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), Southern Ontario Region, in partnership with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), is committed to keeping illegal goods from entering our neighbourhoods. The dedication of officers from these forces kept approximately 265 kilograms Read More…

Medusa - A Work Of Art Created From Plastic Waste
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Medusa – A Work Of Art Created From Plastic Waste

Reading Time: 2 minutes Quebec artist Alex Côté highlights the duality between the illusion of plastic beauty and pollution.  A huge, one-of-a-kind jellyfish is appearing at the Aquarium du Québec. Composed from waste and plastic materials removed from the St. Lawrence, the artwork Plastic. Medusa, signed by artist Alex Côté, is glaringly true. More than 1,500 young people were made aware of the issues Read More…

Manitoba Celebrates Louis Riel Day, Manitoba’s 1st Premier
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Manitoba Celebrates Louis Riel Day, Manitoba’s 1st Premier

Reading Time: < 1 minute Louis Riel was a champion for Métis rights and freedom Louis David Riel 22 October 1844 – 16 November 1885) was a Canadian politician, a founder of the province of Manitoba, and a political leader of the Métis people of the Canadian Prairies. He led two revolutions against the government of Canada and its first post-Confederation prime minister, John A. Macdonald. Riel sought Read More…

Manitobans Frustrated With Justice Minister Goertzen's Inability To Manage Illegal Blockades
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Manitobans Frustrated With Justice Minister Goertzen’s Inability To Manage Illegal Blockades

Reading Time: 2 minutes Goertzen is facing a lot criticism from Manitobans for his mishandling of the Illegal convoys across the province. One of the biggest threats to Canadians and the economy right now is the occupation of truck convoys, considering many of them have now entered into their second week across the country. While members in all branches Read More…

Freedom Convoy Has Overstayed Its Welcome In Ottawa
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Freedom Convoy Has Overstayed Its Welcome In Ottawa

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ottawa Mayor and citizens want the Freedom Convoy to roll on out of their city Canada’s freedom rally has made its way across the country and has stalled in Ottawa. The truckers came, but many have not left and have overstayed their welcome according to Ottawa’s Mayor. The right to protest is a Canadian right. Read More…

The Key First Nation, Welcomes Home Bison Herd Back To Treaty 4 Land
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The Key First Nation, Welcomes Home Bison Herd Back To Treaty 4 Land

Reading Time: 3 minutes Mashkode-bizhiki | Plains bison herd successfully re-established to The Key First Nation in Saskatchewan Today, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, and Jennifer McKillop, Saskatchewan Regional Vice-President for Nature Conservancy of Canada, announced that 40 plains bison were successfully translocated to establish a new herd Read More…

Canada Raising Awareness on Zero-Emission Vehicles in Ontario
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Canada Raising Awareness on Zero-Emission Vehicles in Ontario

Reading Time: 3 minutes $500,000 to two organizations in Ontario to support zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) awareness projects. Reducing emissions from the transportation sector is critical to achieving Canada’s climate targets and keeping our air clean. That’s why the Government of Canada is making sure people can be confident in purchasing and driving emissions-free electric cars in Ontario and across Read More…