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Toronto Mayor John Tory Launches 2021 City-Wide Spring Cleanup
Eastern Canada

Toronto Mayor John Tory Launches 2021 City-Wide Spring Cleanup

Reading Time: 2 minutes Mayor John Tory officially launched Toronto’s annual city-wide spring cleanup campaign Despite the ongoing pandemic, work at the City continues to move forward to ensure that residents have access to City services and amenities. This includes the work of essential workers from multiple City divisions who will take on the necessary work of making public Read More…

Quebec Employment Rate Increased In March 0.6%
Eastern Canada

Quebec Employment Rate Increased In March 0.6%

Reading Time: 2 minutes Employment growth and unemployment rate stability in March 2021 In March 2021, in Quebec, employment increased (+ 25,900; + 0.6% compared to the previous month). The unemployment rate remains stable at 6.4%. This is reflected in the results of Statistics Canada’s Labor Force Survey released today. Employment has grown by 713,200 since May 2020, which is just over 86% of Read More…

Proceeds Of Crimes In Quebec Becoming Lucrative Business In Need Of Cash
Eastern Canada

Proceeds Of Crimes In Quebec Becoming Lucrative Business In Need Of Cash

Reading Time: < 1 minute $2 million to support 49 crime prevention projects The Deputy Premier, Minister of Public Security and Minister responsible for the Capitale-Nationale region, Ms.  Geneviève Guilbault, announces that a sum of $2 million will be used for continue to support 49 projects, led by 41 community organizations, to prevent delinquency and crime among young people aged 12 to Read More…

Toronto administers more than 600,000 COVID-19 vaccines
COVID-19 Eastern Canada

Toronto administers more than 600,000 COVID-19 vaccines

Reading Time: < 1 minute Toronto is the first health region in Ontario to achieve this vaccine milestone. The City of Toronto and its healthcare partners have now administered more than 600,000 COVID-19 vaccines. While working with all healthcare partners, pharmacies and Toronto Public Health to administer all available COVID-19 vaccines. To date, 612,284 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in Toronto. Read More…

2,300 Job Seekers In Quebec To Benefit From New Funding
COVID-19 Eastern Canada

2,300 Job Seekers In Quebec To Benefit From New Funding

Reading Time: 2 minutes $19 million for training Quebec’s unemployed announced by Jean Boulet, Minister of Labour Quebec’s Minister of Labor, Employment and Social Solidarity and Minister responsible for the Mauricie region, Jean Boulet, announces an investment of $ 18.8 million to support workforce training in the Montreal, Laval and Montérégie regions. Concretely, this investment will allow the government of Quebec Read More…

Big Investment For The Y.M.C.A Other Ontario Rec. Facilities
Canada Eastern Canada

Big Investment For The Y.M.C.A Other Ontario Rec. Facilities

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada and Ontario Invest in Improved Community and Recreation Infrastructure in Elora and Guelph Today, Lloyd Longfield, Member of Parliament for Guelph, His Worship Kelly Linton, Mayor of the Township of Centre Wellington; Jaya James, Executive Director of HOPE House; and Peter Sweeney, Chief Executive Officer of the YMCA of Three Rivers, announced joint funding Read More…

Major Global Tech Company HCL Expanding To Ontario
Asia Eastern Canada

Major Global Tech Company HCL Expanding To Ontario

Reading Time: 3 minutes Strengthened relationship with India leads to a significant investment from HCL Technologies that will bring hundreds of good jobs to Mississauga TDS News – The Ford government welcomed the decision by HCL Technologies to expand its Canadian operations with a new global delivery centre in Mississauga. The company is making a significant  investment to build Read More…

CBSA Convicts GTA Jewels Smuggler
Asia Eastern Canada

CBSA Convicts GTA Jewels Smuggler

Reading Time: 2 minutes CBSA investigation leads to conviction of jewellery smuggler TDS News – Today the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced the results of a two-year long investigation leading to the conviction of a Toronto area man, and corporation, for smuggling gold jewellery into Canada.  In early 2018, border services officers working at Toronto Pearson International Airport Read More…

Ford Government Taking Innovative Approach To Fighting Homelessness
Eastern Canada

Ford Government Taking Innovative Approach To Fighting Homelessness

Reading Time: 2 minutes By-name lists will collect detailed information and help match people with supports they need TDS News – The Ontario government is directing municipal service managers to begin collecting detailed, up-to-date information from individuals experiencing homelessness and use a strategy called by-name lists. This innovative approach is being launched across Ontario following significant consultation, and will Read More…

CampTO First Signs Of Return To Normalcy
COVID-19 Eastern Canada

CampTO First Signs Of Return To Normalcy

Reading Time: 2 minutes Mayor Tory announces spring break CampTO programs TDS News – Today, Mayor John Tory announced that registration will be opening for spring break CampTO programs on Tuesday, March 23. The City of Toronto will offer spring break camps from April 12 through to April 16. In February, the provincial government announced March break would be Read More…

Canadians Overwhelmingly Support Stricter Gun Legislation Introduce By Trudeau Government
Eastern Canada Canada

$200 Million Electric Vehicle Factory Investment Coming To Quebec

Reading Time: < 1 minute Major investments by Canada and Quebec in electric vehicle battery assembly TDS News – Today Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, and the Premier of Quebec, François Legault, announced on Monday an equal investment totalling nearly $100 million to Lion Electric, for the establishment of a highly automated battery-pack assembly plant in Saint‑Jérôme, in the Laurentians. This Read More…

Ontario Hiring Hundreds More COVID-19 Contact Tracers and Case Managers
COVID-19 Eastern Canada

Ontario Launches Online COVID-19 Booking System

Reading Time: 3 minutes Individuals 80 Years of Age and Older Will Be Able to Schedule Appointments Online or By Phone TDS News – Ontario’s COVID-19 vaccine booking portal launches Monday, March 15, just as a large spike in cases over the weekend. The portal will be live at 8:00 a.m. and will be accepting appointment bookings at mass Read More…

Quebec Health Minister Charest, Says Playball
COVID-19 Eastern Canada

Quebec Health Minister Charest, Says Playball

Reading Time: 3 minutes COVID-19 pandemic – Minister Isabelle Charest announces the return of organized sport TDS News – Today the government of Quebec confirms a gradual resumption of leisure and sports activities for all regions of Quebec as of March 26. The Minister for Education and Minister responsible for the Status of Women, Isabelle Charest, made the announcement today.  The Read More…

Ontario's $2.5M Investment Hits The Right Key For Musician
COVID-19 Eastern Canada

Ontario’s $2.5M Investment Hits The Right Key For Musician

Reading Time: 2 minutes Funding will support recovery and sustainability for the province’s music industry TDS News – Today the Ontario government announced an is investment of $2.5 million through the Unison Benevolent Fund’s COVID-19 Relief Program and the Canadian Live Music Association. This funding will help ensure Ontario’s music industry is strong, vibrant and remains a source of Read More…

Ontario Turns To Digital Age To Accelerate Access To The Justice System
Eastern Canada

Ontario Turns To Digital Age To Accelerate Access To The Justice System

Reading Time: 3 minutes New strategy builds on recent changes to deliver more services remotely and online TDS News – Today the Ontario government took a significant step towards a new multi-year plan to speed up access to the justice system. Justice Accelerated is a groundbreaking strategy that will build a more accessible, responsive and resilient justice system. The Read More…

François Legault Accused Of Stonewalling Election Reform Bill
Eastern Canada Canada

François Legault Accused Of Stonewalling Election Reform Bill

Reading Time: 2 minutes Reform of the voting system – Detailed study of Bill 39 must begin now! TDS News – MP for Matane-Matapédia, parliamentary leader and Parti Québécois spokesperson for the reform of democratic institutions, Pascal Bérubé, is impatient to see the start of the detailed study of the draft law n o  39, an Act to establish a new voting Read More…

Mohawk College Leading The Way To Ontario Job Creation
Eastern Canada

Mohawk College Leading The Way To Ontario Job Creation

Reading Time: 2 minutes Paid training and new college partnership to create more job opportunities TDS News – Today the Ford government highlighted the early successes of its program that offers compensation to new correctional officer recruits while they are undergoing training. The province is also partnering with Mohawk College to offer the virtual delivery of the corrections foundational Read More…

50 New Locations On Toronto Streets To Get Photo Radar
Eastern Canada

50 New Locations On Toronto Streets To Get Photo Radar

Reading Time: 2 minutes The photo radar devices will begin installation in locations for the City of Toronto’s in May TDS News – The City of Toronto’s 50 Automated Speed Enforcement (ASE) A.K.A photo radar devices will begin rotating to the third round of locations in May to reduce speeding at more areas with safety concerns, encourage a wide-ranging Read More…

Ford Government confirms 190 new cases of COVID-19 in Ontario
Eastern Canada

Ontario Premier Ford Announces $27 Million Boost To Tourism Industry

Reading Time: 2 minutes Six of Ontario’s most popular tourist destinations to receive funding boost TDS News – The Ford government is providing a one-time investment of up to $27 million to support the continued operation, maintenance and capital needs of six major tourism and cultural institutions in the Greater Toronto Area. This funding will protect jobs while ensuring Read More…

$1 Million More Reasons Why Quebec Is Going To Smell More Fishy
Canada Eastern Canada

$1 Million More Reasons Why Quebec Is Going To Smell More Fishy

Reading Time: < 1 minute $1 Million More Reasons Why Quebec Is Going To Smell More Fishy TDS News – The Canadian and the Quebec Government are announcing funding of more than $1 million to improve the efficiency, quality and sustainability of Quebec’s fish and seafood sector. The Government of Canada’s contribution to these thirteen projects amounts to $855,806, and the Read More…

The Town of Petawawa is Turns Food Waste Into Clean Energy
Indigenous Eastern Canada

The Town of Petawawa is Turns Food Waste Into Clean Energy

Reading Time: 2 minutes Federal Government invest $2.7 Million in Petawawa clean energy project Canadians want cleaner air and cleaner water for their children and grandchildren. The of Government of Canada signaled their priority to make climate change a core part of their policies to help Canadians cut pollution in their communities, while saving on energy costs and creating Read More…

Ford Government Set To Modernize Ontario Municipal Services
Eastern Canada

Ford Government Set To Modernize Ontario Municipal Services

Reading Time: 2 minutes Funding helps large municipalities find better and more efficient ways to operate TDS News – The Ford government is providing almost $10 million to help large municipalities find better and more efficient ways to operate and save taxpayers’ dollars. This investment is being delivered through the province’s Audit and Accountability Fund and will support initiatives Read More…