National Indigenous Peoples Day

Canada celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day

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Ottawa – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on National Indigenous Peoples Day: “Today, on National Indigenous Peoples Day, First Nations, Inuit, and Métis from coast to coast to coast will celebrate their unique histories, cultures, traditions, and languages with their families and communities. Every year, we celebrate the diversity of Indigenous cultures across Canada and the …

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Businesses can now apply to  Regional Quantum Initiative 

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More than $23 million available over six years to commercialize quantum technologies Ottawa – Quantum technology is at the leading edge of science and innovation, and will have a transformative impact on key sectors, such as computing, communications and security. To ensure Canadian entrepreneurs are well-positioned to take advantage of these opportunities, the Government of Canada is making strategic investments …

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Funding construction of new nature centre in Bradford West Gwillimbury

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Bradford West Gwillimbury – Tony Van Bynen, Member of Parliament for Newmarket—Aurora, on behalf of Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, announced over $4.1 million in federal funding for the construction of a new nature centre in the Scanlon Creek Conservation Area. With a net-zero carbon and universally accessible design, the new Scanlon Creek Nature Centre will …

World Refugee Day 2022

On World Refugee Day Canada honours courage of those who leave home

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Ottawa – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issued the following statement on World Refugee Day: “On World Refugee Day, we recognize people from around the world who are forced to leave their homes and communities in search of a better life. We honour their courage and bravery, and here in Canada, we reaffirm our commitment to keeping our borders and hearts …

Collision North Americas fastest growing technology conference

Toronto welcomes back Collision – N. America’s fastest growing tech conference

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Toronto – Collision, North America’s fastest-growing technology conference, is returning in-person in Toronto starting today through Thursday, June 23 at the Enercare Centre at Exhibition Place. The four-day event is the largest international in-person gathering in Toronto in more than two years. In recognition of Collision, Mayor Tory has also proclaimed June 20 to 24 Digital Infrastructure Week, a week dedicated …

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Lii Buflo: A Métis Way of Life travelling exhibit 

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Parks Canada, the Arts and Heritage Foundation of St. Albert and Métis advisors launch exhibit to share history of the Métis people and their connection to bison. St. Albert – The historic conservation success story of Elk Island National Park is becoming a story of reconciliation — a story about restoring the relationships between Indigenous peoples and bison through translocations …

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Canada’s comprehensive approach to zero plastic waste

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Ottawa – Scientific evidence confirms that plastic pollution is pervasive in the environment, and that macroplastic pollution is harmful to wildlife and their habitat. Single-use plastics, such as checkout bags, and food and beverage service items, make up the bulk of macroplastics found on shorelines in Canada and internationally. The Single-Use Plastics Prohibition Regulations were made under the authority of the Canadian Environmental Protection …

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Pontiac residents to benefit from new indoor public market 

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CED grants $151,000 to the Chapeau Agricultural Society for its project to build a public market and develop a community greenhouse. L’Isle-aux-Allumettes – Shared public spaces such as public markets are at the heart of communities across Canada. They draw in residents and visitors alike, supporting local businesses and jobs. In so many places across the country, these spaces have …

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Improving wastewater infrastructure in New Brunswick

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Federal, provincial and municipal governments invest in improved wastewater infrastructure for Northeastern New Brunswick New Brunswick – Joint federal, provincial, and municipal funding through the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program will support three green infrastructure projects in three Northeastern New Brunswick communities. The Government of Canada is investing more than $4.6 million towards these projects through the Green Infrastructure Stream …

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Market Square Parking Garage to be closed from June 27-July 22

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BRAMPTON – The City of Brampton will be completing maintenance repairs to the Market Square Parking Garage and, as a result, it will be closed temporarily from June 27 to July 22, 2022. Parking will continue to be available in Downtown Brampton for visitors and businesses at the following municipal parking lots and garages: • John Street Parking Garage, 16 John …