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Over 300 000 Ontario Families have a safe and affordable place to live thanks to investments made by the Government of Canada Since 2016

Over 300 000 Ontario Families have a safe and affordable place to live thanks to investments made by the Government of Canada Since 2016
TORONTO – The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring that all Canadians have a safe and affordable place to call home. Building on the positive steps taken in Budget 2016, last fall the Government of Canadaannounced Canada’s first ever National Housing Strategy (NHS). The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) and Adam... Read More

Canadian Ban on Trans Fats Comes into Force Today

Canadian Ban on Trans Fats Comes into Force Today
Ban on partially hydrogenated oils will reduce the risk of heart disease OTTAWA – Reducing Canadians’ intake of trans fats is key to reducing the risk of heart disease, a leading cause of death in Canada. The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, announced that Health Canada’s ban on partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs)—the largest source of industrially produced trans fats in foods—came... Read More

More than CAD $162.7 million pledged so far in U.S. and Canada in connection with Sept. 7 Stand Up To Cancer Fundraising Telecast

More than CAD $162.7 million pledged so far in U.S. and Canada in connection with Sept. 7 Stand Up To Cancer Fundraising Telecast
TORONTO – Stand Up To Cancer Canada (SU2C Canada) today announced more than CAD$162.7 million has been pledged collectively so far in connection with the star-studded Stand Up To Cancer Sept. 7 “roadblock” fundraising telecast in the United States and Canada. The funds pledged toward the SU2C scientific model will be directed to collaborative research utilizing SU2C’s scientific oversight as well as awareness and education in both the United States and Canada. “Having... Read More

Thousands of Canadians to tackle plastic pollution across the country

Thousands of Canadians to tackle plastic pollution across the country
OTTAWA – Around the world, people and companies throw away more than $100 billion worth of plastic packaging each year. Plastic waste and marine litter, including microplastics, pose a serious threat to the health of our ecosystems, wildlife and economies. In fact, 8 million tonnes of plastic flow into our oceans every year—the equivalent of one garbage truck full of plastic being dumped... Read More

Statement by Minister Rodriguez for Rosh Hashanah

Statement by Minister Rodriguez for Rosh Hashanah
Today, Jewish communities across Canada and around the world are celebrating the Jewish New Year OTTAWA – This evening, at sundown, Jewish communities across Canada and around the world will celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the start of the Jewish year. During this celebration, family and friends will gather to pray, exchange best wishes and share a meal. Rosh Hashanah is a time to celebrate and reflect and marks... Read More

Statement by the Prime Minister on International Literacy Day

Statement by the Prime Minister on International Literacy Day
OTTAWA – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on International Literacy Day: “Today, on International Literacy Day, we join people around the world to raise awareness of the importance of literacy. We celebrate the progress we have made to promote literacy, here at home and abroad – and reflect on the work we have left to do to make... Read More

Decision Received from the Ontario Energy Board on Enbridge Gas Distribution and Union Gas Limited Amalgamation

Decision Received from the Ontario Energy Board on Enbridge Gas Distribution and Union Gas Limited Amalgamation
CALGARY – Today, Enbridge Inc. (TSX: ENB) (NYSE: ENB) (Enbridge) received a decision from the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) approving the amalgamation of Enbridge Gas Distribution and Union Gas Limited. This decision from the OEB is an important step in determining how, and if, Enbridge Gas Distribution and Union Gas will amalgamate. Enbridge will undertake a detailed review of the OEB’s decision, and approved... Read More

Prime Minister announces support to strengthen Canada’s automotive sector

Prime Minister announces support to strengthen Canada’s automotive sector
OSHAWA – The Government of Canada is making smart, ambitious investments to support Canadian autoworkers, create and protect jobs, and keep our auto sector competitive globally. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, announced Friday up to $9.46 million in funding to the University of Ontario Institute of Technology to enhance its Automotive Centre of Excellence in Oshawa, and to create new research and development jobs in the automotive industry. The... Read More