Bank of Canada

Bank of Canada increases policy interest rate by 50 basis points

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Ottawa – The Bank of Canada today increased its target for the overnight rate to 3¾%, with the Bank Rate at 4% and the deposit rate at 3¾%. The Bank is also continuing its policy of quantitative tightening. Inflation around the world remains high and broadly based. This reflects the strength of the global recovery from the pandemic, a series …

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PM congratulates François Legault, Coalition Avenir Québec on re-election

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Ottawa – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issued the following statement on the results of the provincial election in Quebec: “On behalf of the Government of Canada, I would like to congratulate François Legault and the Coalition Avenir Québec on their re-election. I look forward to continuing to work with Premier Legault and the Government of Quebec to address issues of …

Aberdeen Hospital

Easier access to PRs to help address doctor shortages

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New Glasgow —Doctors from all over the world who choose to come to Canada and work in our communities play a vital role in keeping us healthy and ensuring local access to family physicians at a time when our aging population needs it the most. As provinces and territories seek to attract and retain more foreign-trained doctors to help address shortages, …

National Trucking Week

Minister Alghabra to mark National Trucking Week 2022 

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Ottawa – Minister of Transport, Omar Alghabra, issued the following statement: “The last two years have shown us how important it is to have strong and resilient supply chains that remain strong in the face of unexpected disruptions, such as severe weather or a global pandemic. “Truck drivers play a crucial role in making sure Canadian families get the goods …


Deputy PM Chrystia Freeland Visits Brampton Truckers

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Brampton – Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland visited KJS Transport in Brampton as part of a cross country tour to share how the government is making life more affordable for Canadians. The event organized by the Ontario Dump Truck Association (ODTA) featured a facility tour followed by remarks. The Minister was joined by local MPs Shafqat Ali, Ruby Sahota, Maninder Sidhu and Sonia Sidhu. …

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Minister O’Regan discusses labour shortages, support for workers 

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Gatineau – Minister of Labour, Seamus O’Regan Jr., met virtually with provincial and territorial labour ministers to discuss priorities in workplaces across Canada and collaboration with all levels of government to better support workers. Minister O’Regan spoke with his counterparts about the changing labour market and the challenges that labour shortages are creating across all jurisdictions. He welcomed a presentation …


MICHELIN Guide destination

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Toronto – The representatives from MICHELIN Guide visited Toronto to announce that the city would become the first MICHELIN Guide destination in Canada and the sixth in North America. Mayor John Tory was joined by representatives from MICHELIN, Destination Toronto, Destination Ontario and Destination Canada at the Four Seasons Hotel Toronto, 60 Yorkville Ave. for this exciting announcement. As one …

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Truckers Celebrate Brampton City Council Motion to protect rights

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BRAMPTON- The Ontario Dump Truck Association is pleased to see Brampton City Council pass a motion unanimously to protect our members and to create a safer and healthier working environment within the city. “Soaring fuel prices, drivers being denied breaks and washroom access, and ongoing safety concerns are the reality for our drivers”, said Bob Punia, Senior Advisor of the …