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Statement by the Prime Minister on the result of the Norwegian general election

Statement by the Prime Minister on the result of the Norwegian general election
Ottawa – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the result of the Norwegian general election: “On behalf of the Government of Canada, I would like to congratulate the Conservative Party on their success in yesterday’s general election. This closely-contested election was a testament to the strength and dynamism of Norway’s democracy. “Canada will continue to work... Read More

More than One-Third of College and University Students Receiving Free Tuition

More than One-Third of College and University Students Receiving Free Tuition
Ontario is Making Life More Affordable for Students This school year, more than one-third of all full-time college and university students in Ontario are receiving free tuition thanks to the new Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP). Deb Matthews, Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development, met with students in Ottawa today to talk about how the new OSAP and other... Read More

Statement by the Prime Minister on the anniversary of 9/11 and the National Day of Service

Statement by the Prime Minister on the anniversary of 9/11 and the National Day of Service
Ottawa – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the 16th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and on the National Day of Service: “Sixteen years ago today, terrorist attacks in the United States killed nearly 3,000 innocent victims, including 24 Canadians. On this solemn anniversary, we remember the lives taken so cruelly, and we offer... Read More

Statement by the Prime Minister to mark the first annual Firefighters’ National Memorial Day

Statement by the Prime Minister to mark the first annual Firefighters’ National Memorial Day
Ottawa – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement to mark the first annual Firefighters’ National Memorial Day: “Today, on the first annual Firefighters’ National Memorial Day, we take a moment to remember those who have answered their last alarm. “We solemnly honour Canada’s more than 1,300 firefighters who have died in the line of duty since the... Read More

RCMP to honour its fallen members in Regina on September 10, 2017

RCMP to honour its fallen members in Regina on September 10, 2017
REGINA – The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) will honour its fallen members during the RCMP National Memorial Service this coming Sunday at the RCMP Academy in Regina, Saskatchewan. The Memorial Service honours regular members, special constables, auxiliary constables and civilian members who have lost their lives in response to an operational policing duty in which there was the element of life-threatening risk.... Read More

Library and Archives Canada’s Signature Series Presents The Right Honourable Paul Martin, former Prime Minister of Canada

Library and Archives Canada’s Signature Series Presents The Right Honourable Paul Martin, former Prime Minister of Canada
GATINEAUC – Please join us for this lively conversation as Dr. Guy Berthiaume, Librarian and Archivist of Canada, interviews Mr. Martin before a live audience. Documents from Library and Archives Canada’s Paul Martin fonds will also be on display during the event. The discussion will be in English with simultaneous translation in French. ABOUT THE SIGNATURE SERIES Hosted by Dr. Guy Berthiaume, Librarian and Archivist of Canada, the Signatures Series features... Read More

Public asked for input on customer service rules for Ontario energy utilities

Public asked for input on customer service rules for Ontario energy utilities
TORONTO – Are there any times when Ontario energy utilities shouldn’t be allowed to disconnect customers? How much time should customers be given to pay and should they be allowed to use credit cards? Should energy utilities be allowed to ask for security deposits? The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) has launched an online survey at www.oeb.ca/customerservicesurvey to gather input from residential and small business consumers... Read More

Statement from George Soleas President & CEO of LCBO

Statement from George Soleas President & CEO of LCBO
TORONTO – George Soleas, President & CEO of the LCBO, issued the following statement regarding the Province of Ontario’s announcement of the proposed provincial framework to respond to the federal government’s initiative to legalize recreational cannabis in Canada. “The LCBO looks forward to working with the Government of Ontario to ensure the carefully controlled sale of cannabis across the province when it is legalized. We will formalize... Read More

Online Learning Provider Wins Premier’s Award

Online Learning Provider Wins Premier’s Award
Council of the Federation Literacy Award Celebrates Excellence in Education This year’s Ontario winner of the Council of the Federation Literacy Award has helped more than 25,000 Ontarians improve their literacy and numeracy skills, opening doors to new job opportunities and career advancement. Premier Kathleen Wynne recognized the LearningHUB for their innovative online programming that gives adult learners free access to more... Read More