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Government requests recall of the House of Commons to help workers and businesses during COVID-19 crisis

Government requests recall of the House of Commons to help workers and businesses during COVID-19 crisis
Ottawa – The Government of Canada is taking strong and quick action to protect the health and safety of all Canadians, stabilize our economy, and help workers and businesses as COVID-19 continues to spread. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that the Government House Leader has asked the Speaker of the House of Commons to recall the House in order... Read More

Prime Minister announces Canada’s Plan to Mobilize Industry to fight COVID-19

Prime Minister announces Canada’s Plan to Mobilize Industry to fight COVID-19
Ottawa – The COVID-19 outbreak continues to evolve rapidly, and the government is mobilizing Canadian businesses and manufacturers to help fight the spread of the virus and protect the health and safety of all Canadians. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced Canada’s Plan to Mobilize Industry to fight COVID-19, which will create pathways to deploy resources to domestic manufacturers and... Read More

Prime Minister outlines Canada’s COVID-19 response

Prime Minister outlines Canada’s COVID-19 response
Ottawa – COVID-19 is a rapidly evolving global challenge. The Government of Canada is working closely with local, provincial, territorial, and international partners to minimize its health, economic, and social impacts in Canada and around the world. We have worked closely with Canada’s trained public health and medical professionals to put in place the plans, infrastructure, and resources needed to protect... Read More

Making zero-emissions vehicles more affordable

Making zero-emissions vehicles more affordable
Toronto – Canadians expect their government to take ambitious action to protect our environment, while growing our economy and creating new jobs and opportunities for workers and businesses. To do this, we must support measures to accelerate Canada’s clean energy transition and help our businesses adopt the sustainable technologies of the future. Today, at the global mineral exploration and mining convention... Read More

Prime Minister announces investment to help young people get jobs

Prime Minister announces investment to help young people get jobs
Halifax – Canada’s future depends on our young people being able to get the good, well-paying jobs they need to succeed. Creating more opportunities for young people to gain valuable skills and experience will strengthen our economy and help build a Canada where no one is left behind. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced an investment through the Youth Employment... Read More

Prime Minister to host First Ministers’ Meeting and meeting with national Indigenous leaders

Prime Minister to host First Ministers’ Meeting and meeting with national Indigenous leaders
Ottawa – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that the next First Ministers’ Meeting will take place in Ottawa on March 13, 2020. This will be the sixth First Ministers’ Meeting the Prime Minister has hosted since 2015. The Deputy Prime Minister, Chrystia Freeland, will join the Prime Minister. During the meeting, First Ministers will focus on keeping our economy... Read More

Statement by the Prime Minister on the death of the Honourable David P. Smith

Statement by the Prime Minister on the death of the Honourable David P. Smith
Ottawa – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the death of the Honourable David P. Smith: “I was deeply saddened to learn of the death of David P. Smith, the former Senator and Member of Parliament. “David had a lifelong passion for politics. He worked his entire life to support a strong and healthy democracy, and... Read More

Veterans Helping Veterans with the Legion’s OSI Buddy Check Coffee

Veterans Helping Veterans with the Legion’s OSI Buddy Check Coffee
The Royal Canadian Legion Operational Stress Injury Special Section (BSO Legion OSI) has launched a program to help Veterans gather to enjoy peer support, while sipping coffee. Buddy Check Coffee is a Veteran run program offering comradeship in a relaxed environment, allowing for networking and sharing of experiences and stories. “It can make a difference for so many veterans,” says... Read More

4 of 5 North American Groundhogs Predict Early Spring

4 of 5 North American Groundhogs Predict Early Spring
Cardinal – Among cloudy skies and falling snow Wiarton Willie made his annual debut to predict the coming weather. Even with all of the paparazzi waiting to take his photo, he was unable to find his shadow enabling his prediction of an early spring. Here’s how Wiarton’s cousins votes stacked up: Nova Scotia’s Shubenacadie Sam: 6 more weeks of Winter. Pennsylvania’s... Read More