Policy & Public Interest
The latest news regarding all matters of policy and public interest. This section contains releases regarding issues of government, international relations and trade, politics, education, economics, law, welfare, advocacy, and charity concerns. Learn about recent policy decisions as well as important campaigns, strategies, and protests in all areas of public interest. Also included are poll results, statistical information and announcements, and legal news.
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JUL 29, 2021, 11:28 ET
#BlockHate campaign highlights the perils of inaction on online hate speech as politicians debate hate speech legislation in Ottawa
The Canadian Race Relations Foundation and YWCA Canada launch an awareness campaign on the danger of ignoring the spread of online hate speech on social media platforms. MONTREAL, July 29, 2021 /CNW/ - The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) and YWCA Canada have their #BlockHate campaign, which aims to raise awareness of the pitfalls of ignoring hate speech and racism perpetrated online....
JUL 29, 2021, 14:07 ET
Hockey Canada Foundation Assist Fund Returns With $1 Million to Support Return to Hockey for Young Canadians
Funding applications for registration fee subsidies open to Canadian families on August 1, 2021 CALGARY, AB, July 29, 2021 /CNW/ - The Hockey Canada Foundation Assist Fund and its all-star team of...
JUL 29, 2021, 15:38 ET
Government of Canada supports Indigenous jobs in forestry sector
Funding will support the launch of a virtual learning platform to match Indigenous workers with industry partners and educational institutes NANAIMO, BC, July 29, 2021 /CNW/ - The forestry industry...
JUL 29, 2021, 09:00 ET
Hurtigruten Expeditions takes remote working to the next level
SEATTLE, July 29, 2021 /CNW/ -- Mix business with pleasure in a whole new way with Hurtigruten Expeditions, the world leader in exploration travel. The cruise line is launching an alternative to work...
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Media Advisory - Government of Canada to Make Major Housing-Related Announcement in Sudbury
12:52 ET
Media Advisory - Government of Canada to make major housing-related announcement IN Waterloo Region
11:00 ET
Minister Chagger makes statement on first National Emancipation Day
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Statement by the Prime Minister on Emancipation Day
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Media Advisory - Prime Minister's itinerary for Sunday, August 1, 2021
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A.R.M. Holding Becomes the First Corporate Patron of Dubai Collection
JUL 31, 2021, 16:08 ET
Unifor members at Bombardier Aviation ratify collective agreement
JUL 31, 2021, 15:44 ET
Media Advisory - Infrastructure Canada to make an important announcement on rural transit
JUL 31, 2021, 14:13 ET
Public Health Notice: Outbreak of Hepatitis A infections linked to frozen mangoes
JUL 31, 2021, 09:00 ET
Meet Margaret Darawanda, a Dedicated Akashinga Ranger, on World Ranger Day.
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MAR 03, 2021, 14:10 ET
Enforcement Notice - Hearing - IIROC Begins Disciplinary Action Against Former Thornhill Investment Advisor Mark Odorico
THORNHILL, ON, March 3, 2021 /CNW/ - An appearance has been scheduled before a Hearing Panel of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) for the purpose of setting a date for...
FEB 04, 2021, 06:00 ET
Employer failed to provide medical masks to workers in long term care home in outbreak
FEB 04, 2021, 06:35 ET
Canada Launches Hong Kong Pathway that will Attract Recent Graduates and Skilled Workers with Faster Permanent Residency
FEB 09, 2021, 02:39 ET
2020 Marks Year of Explosive Growth for Halo Collective in Oregon, $27M in Sales for Hush and Winberry Brands Alone
FEB 01, 2021, 07:00 ET
CIBC now accepting applications for the Highly Affected Sectors Credit Availability Program
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