Ian Scott

CRTC Broadband Fund launches 3rd call to improve Internet

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Ottawa – The CRTC launched its third call for applications for the Broadband Fund. The CRTC is now accepting applications for eligible projects to improve access to broadband Internet and mobile wireless services across Canada. The third call focuses specifically on the following types of projects: transport infrastructure projects, mobile wireless infrastructure projects that provide or upgrade mobile connectivity along major …

World Aids Day

Trudeau: Support reaching goal of zero new HIV infections

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Ottawa – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today issued the following statement on World AIDS Day: “On World AIDS Day, we join people living with HIV and AIDS in Canada and around the world, to remember the lives lost to this epidemic and show our unwavering support to reaching our global goals of zero new HIV infections, zero AIDS-related deaths, and …

Brampton Council amends Sign By law

Brampton Council amends Sign By-law 

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BRAMPTON– At its Special meeting this week, Brampton City Council approved an amendment to the City’s Sign By-law to only permit the display of election  signs in windows or in windows in doors for all future elections. This amendment will apply to all private property, including residential and non-residential lands. The City has seen significant growth in the number of …

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Bringing Hundreds of Mining Jobs to North

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Environmental Assessment Approval Allows Critical Minerals Mining Project to Proceed in Marathon TORONTO – The Ontario government has approved an environmental assessment proposal to mine platinum group metals near Marathon, supporting the province’s priority of promoting Ontario’s mining sector. Generation PGM’s Marathon Palladium Project supports Ontario’s Critical Minerals Strategy by creating another North American source of palladium and is expected …

Steven Guilbeault

$2m fund for conservation programs announced

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Gatineau – Migratory birds are an important part of Canadian biodiversity. Despite their great adaptability, science shows that migratory bird populations are declining, and this has negative impacts on ecosystem health. The Government of Canada is committed to halting this loss of biodiversity by strengthening protective measures for migratory birds and supporting work with many partners, including other governments, Indigenous …

Cree Nations

Trudeau offers Mental Health Services to James Smith Cree Nation

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Saskatchewan – The events described below are far-reaching and deeply impactful. If you need someone to talk to, the Hope for Wellness Helpline offers support to all Indigenous Peoples. Counsellors are available by phone or online chat. This service is available in English and French, and, upon request, in Cree, Ojibway, and Inuktitut. Call the toll-free help line at 1-855-242-3310 …

Mary Ng

Business Development Bank of Canada legislative review

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Ottawa – The Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) is a Crown corporation that offers a suite of services, including financing, advisory services and access to capital, to entrepreneurs and businesses across Canada. As a cornerstone of the Government of Canada’s support for businesses, the BDC helps enable growth and strengthens competitiveness for businesses across all sectors, regions and stages of development. …

Michael Ford

Celebrating Outstanding Contributions of Volunteers

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Thousands of volunteers across the province honoured with a Volunteer Service Award TORONTO – The Ontario government is recognizing 4,555 Ontarians with a Volunteer Service Award, an annual award honouring the exceptional contributions of individuals providing dedicated service to a single organization. Recipients of the award were celebrated at a virtual ceremony yesterday and will receive a personalized certificate and …

Anthony Rota

Strengthening asset management in Ontario communities

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Town of Mattawa – Anthony Rota, Speaker of the House of Commons and Member of Parliament for Nipissing—Timiskaming, and Taneen Rudyk, President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), announced an investment of $823,716 in eighteen Ontario communities to strengthen data-driven decision-making about key infrastructure and ensure long-term infrastructure performance. The Town of Mattawa is receiving $40,000 to assess and document its core …

Restrictions lifted in Ontario today

Recognizing Outstanding Contributions from Ontario Colleges

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Awards honour college leaders and graduates who help strengthen the economy and improve lives TORONTO – Yesterday, the Ontario government announced the winners of the annual Minister’s Lifetime Achievement Award and the Premier’s Awards for college graduates, which honour college leaders and graduates who have made enduring contributions to Ontario’s postsecondary system and helped build a stronger Ontario. The awards …