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Ottawa Police Seeking Missing 17 Year Old

Ottawa Police Seeking Missing 17 Year Old
Ottawa— The Ottawa Police Service is asking for public assistance to locate missing Samuel “Evie” Marincak, 17 years old, of Ottawa.  Samuel Evie’s family is concerned for their child’s well-being. Samuel Evie was last seen the morning of March 20th in the area of Stittsville, Ontario. Samuel Evie is described as Caucasian, 5’11” (180cm), 170lbs (77kg), thin build, with blue... Read More

“SHOP LCBO” campaign challenges Liberal privatization plan

“SHOP LCBO” campaign challenges Liberal privatization plan
TORONTO – The President of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) joined LCBO workers today to launch a new “SHOP LCBO” campaign to encourage Ontarians to make a conscious decision to buy their beer, cider, and wine from the LCBO. Referencing the $2.4 billion generated by LCBO shoppers to pay for public services, Warren (Smokey) Thomas blasted failed Liberal and Conservative... Read More

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the attack in London, United Kingdom

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the attack in London, United Kingdom
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the attack in London, United Kingdom (U.K.): “We strongly condemn today’s attack in London. I was shocked and saddened to learn of the innocent people who were killed and injured as a result of this cowardly attack. “Canada and the U.K. are the closest of friends and allies. Our... Read More

New stamps to be issued with France mark 100th anniversary of Canadian sacrifice and victory in the Battle of Vimy Ridge

New stamps to be issued with France mark 100th anniversary of Canadian sacrifice and victory in the Battle of Vimy Ridge
This significant First World War action was pivotal in our history OTTAWA – On April 8, 2017, Canada Post will issue commemorative stamps to mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, an impressive victory in the First World War that was a coming-of-age moment for Canada. The joint issue with France will feature two stamps, one designed by... Read More

Preparing Students to Thrive in Ontario’s Innovative Economy

Preparing Students to Thrive in Ontario’s Innovative Economy
Ontario Launches 29 Career Studies Pilot Projects Across Province Ontario is partnering with educators on 29 pilot projects across the province to revise the current career studies course and help students develop the skills they need to compete in the rapidly changing and highly competitive global economy. Education Minister Mitzie Hunter was at St. Mary Catholic Academy in Toronto today... Read More

The Order of Canada and Experiences Canada Come Together to Celebrate our Country’s 150th Anniversary

The Order of Canada and Experiences Canada Come Together to Celebrate our Country’s 150th Anniversary
OTTAWA – The Office of the Secretary to the Governor General is pleased to announce that the Order of Canada is partnering with Experiences Canada to present Canada 150&Me—a national youth competition that will give 150 selected students the chance to spend a week in one of four major Canadian cities and to participate in community activities and regional youth forums... Read More

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Ottawa – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination: “Today, we come together to recognize the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Whether here in Canada or around the world, racism devalues individuals, divides communities, and breeds fear and animosity throughout society. “In Canada, diversity is a... Read More

Year-to-Date Deaths Linked to Inattentive Drivers Nearly Triple Over Last Year

Year-to-Date Deaths Linked to Inattentive Drivers Nearly Triple Over Last Year
Annual OPP Distracted Driving Campaign Concludes ORILLIA – It was a busy March Break for the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) as officers laid more than 2,400 distraction-related charges during their annual Distracted Driving Campaign. Sadly, OPP-investigated collisions that involved an inattentive driver have claimed 11 lives so far this year – almost triple the number of deaths compared to this time... Read More

Veterans Ombudsman to Hold Public Town Hall in Ottawa and Facebook Live

Veterans Ombudsman to Hold Public Town Hall in Ottawa and Facebook Live
OTTAWA – Canada’s Veterans Ombudsman, Guy Parent, is hosting a public town hall for Veterans, military and RCMP members, their families, and other interested parties on Facebook Live, and in-person for those in the Ottawa area on Tuesday, March 21st. The Ombudsman will hear the concerns of the Veterans’ community, provide information about the work his Office is doing to help... Read More