Minister Joly’s in Europe to engage with partners 

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Ottawa – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, is traveling to the Netherlands, Romania and Poland from November 28 to December 2, 2022, to participate in meetings with foreign ministers from NATO, the G7 and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and engage with her counterparts on shared foreign policy and security priorities. While in The Hague, …

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Toronto’s 1st 2SLGBTQ+ adults shelter offers health support

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Toronto – The City of Toronto, The 519 and Homes First Society announced the opening of the first transitional shelter for 2SLGBTQ+ adults. Located in the city’s west end, the shelter will open this week and provide beds for up to 20 people and will prioritize and provide temporary housing to LGBTQ+ refugees with a focus on trans women. The …

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Dr de Villa urges all Torontonians to get flu shots

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Toronto – Dr Eileen de Villa, the City of Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health, is urging residents to get their influenza (flu) vaccine now to maximize their protection against the flu virus and avoid having the flu as an “uninvited guest” at holiday celebrations. If the current pattern of confirmed influenza infections in Toronto continues, the risk of flu infection …

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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …