BeSunSafe program

BeSunSafe free sunscreen back in select Toronto parks

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Toronto – The City of Toronto, the David Cornfield Melanoma Fund, the Douglas Wright Foundation and Shoppers Drug Mart are collaborating once again to deliver the #BeSunSafe program this summer. The #BeSunSafe program aims to help prevent skin cancer by providing sunscreen and an opportunity to take a break in the shade to people enjoying some of Toronto’s parks, and …

Quebecs Plan daction en electrification des transports

Boosting transportation sector’s shift to electric 

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Montréal – Supporting transportation electrification contributes to economic development in Quebec’s regions. That is why Steven Guilbeault, Member of Parliament for Laurier–Sainte-Marie and Minister of Environment and Climate Change, on behalf of Pascale St-Onge, Minister of Sport and Minister responsible for CED, today announced a non-repayable contribution of $2,282,950 for Propulsion Québec. This CED support will enable the organization to implement two new initiatives: A program to mentor SMEs …

COP 15 in Montreal

Biological diversity conference COP15 in Montréal

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Ottawa – Minister Steven Guilbeault and Minister Mélanie Joly welcomed delegates in Montreal. They said in a statement: “We can confirm that Canada will welcome the world to Montréal in December 2022 for the 15th Conference of the Parties (COP15), which will focus on protecting nature and halting biodiversity loss around the world. “The COP15 Presidency will remain under China, as …

Sunrise Ceremony at Nathan Phillips Square

Sunrise Ceremony at Nathan Phillips Square

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Toronto – Mayor John Tory proclaimed National Indigenous Peoples Day following a Sunrise Ceremony at Nathan Phillips Square, organized by the City of Toronto, which honoured Indigenous traditions and culture. The annual event returned to Nathan Phillips Square for the first time since 2019. This year, the Sunrise Ceremony was led by Elder Garry Sault of the Mississaugas of the …

Local Development Committee of LAnse a Valleau

Developing Gaspé’s recreational tourism

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The Local Development Committee of L’Anse-à-Valleau receives over $170,000 in financial assistance from CED to enhance the activities offered at the Pointe-à-la-Renommée (Fame Point) Historic Site. Gaspé, Quebec – Supporting the tourism industry contributes to economic development in Quebec’s regions. That is why Diane Lebouthillier, Member of Parliament for Gaspésie–Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine and Minister of National Revenue, on behalf of Pascale …

vaping

Canada’s new requirements on vaping product sales, ingredients

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Ottawa – Canada’s vaping market is evolving rapidly. A large number of vaping substances are available across the country and new formulations are frequently introduced with new flavours. Health Canada is restricted in its capacity to properly track market trends due to limited access to information on vaping products sales and composition. Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Mental …

Quebec Safe Boating

Quebec Safe Boating Awareness Week 2022

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Ottawa  – In Quebec, the start of boating season coincides with the onset of summer holidays around mid-June, when weather and environmental conditions finally allow boats to be launched. The Minister of Transport, Omar Alghabra indicated that Quebec Safe Boating Awareness Week will take place from June 15 to 21 under the theme “Safety on the water, I’m on board! …

Crush it challenge

$5m Grand Prize Winner of Crush It! Mining Challenge 

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Toronto – Improving the energy efficiency of Canada’s mines is an important part of our transition to a net-zero future. Finding and advancing innovative solutions that lower energy use throughout the mining process will reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve productivity and help our mining industry become more competitive. Today, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, announced the Canadian Mining …