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VIA RAIL AWARDS $46 MILLION CONTRACT TO CAD RAILWAY INDUSTRIES FOR RENOVATION OF 25 TRAIN CARS

VIA RAIL AWARDS $46 MILLION CONTRACT TO CAD RAILWAY INDUSTRIES FOR RENOVATION OF 25 TRAIN CARS
MONTREAL – VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) has awarded a contract valued at $46 million to Cad Railway Industries (Cad) to upgrade 25 train cars intended for use on the long-haul train, the Canadian. Built in the 1950s, these cars will be completely refurbished and transformed to better meet our clients’ present and future needs. VIA Rail President and Chief Executive Officer Yves... Read More

Nestlé aiming at 100% recyclable or reusable packaging by 2025

Nestlé aiming at 100% recyclable or reusable packaging by 2025
VEVEY, Switzerland – Nestlé announced its ambition Tuesday,  to make 100% of its packaging recyclable or re-usable by 2025. Its vision is that none of its packaging, including plastics, ends up in landfill or as litter. Nestlé believes that there is an urgent need to minimize the impact of packaging on the environment. Nestlé CEO Mark Schneider said, “Plastic waste is one of... Read More

Statement by the Prime Minister on Yom HaShoah

Statement by the Prime Minister on Yom HaShoah
Ottawa – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day): “Beginning at sundown tonight, Jewish communities and others in Canada and around the world will observe Yom HaShoah – Holocaust Memorial Day – to honour the lives of the six million Jews who were systematically murdered by the Nazis during the Holocaust. “Yom HaShoah reminds... Read More

Canadian citizens can update their voter registration by checking “yes” on their T1 tax form

Canadian citizens can update their voter registration by checking “yes” on their T1 tax form
GATINEAU – It’s tax filing season again and Elections Canada invites all Canadian citizens filing their income taxes to check “yes” to share their basic information with Elections Canada. This is the easiest way for citizens to make sure they are registered at the correct address on the voters list and ready to vote at the next federal election. On their... Read More

Prime Minister delivers a statement of exoneration for six Tsilhqot’in Chiefs

Prime Minister delivers a statement of exoneration for six Tsilhqot’in Chiefs
Ottawa – As Canada continues its journey of reconciliation and renewal with Indigenous Peoples, we need to confront our history so we can build a new nation-to-nation relationship guided by the recognition of rights and the values of respect and partnership. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today delivered a statement of exoneration on behalf of the Government of Canada to the... Read More

Prime Minister welcomes third report from the Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders

Prime Minister welcomes third report from the Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders
Ottawa – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement to welcome the third report from the Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders: “I am pleased to welcome today the Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders’ third report, which explores how we can encourage more women to start their own... Read More

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the terrorist attack in France

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the terrorist attack in France
Ottawa – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the terrorist attack in Trèbes, France: “We strongly condemn today’s terrorist attack in Trèbes, France, that injured numerous innocent people and took the lives of several others. “People deserve to feel safe and secure as they go about their daily lives, especially in a place as welcoming and... Read More