Omar Alghabra

Advancing procurement process for High Frequency Rail

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Ottawa  – High Frequency Rail will transform passenger rail service in Canada through the creation of a faster, more frequent, accessible, and sustainable rail service among the major centres of Québec City, Trois-Rivières, Montréal, Ottawa, Peterborough, and Toronto. Minister of Transport, Omar Alghabra, announced the next steps in the procurement process for High Frequency Rail (HFR) through an update to …

EXFO to create a 5G centre of excellence in Montreal

EXFO to develop next gen 5G centre of excellence

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This project will support the development of one of the world’s first AI automated network solutions for 5G technology Montréal – Canadians rely on wireless and Internet services for virtually everything: working, studying, managing their finances, accessing health care and emergency services, and staying in touch with loved ones. That’s why the Government of Canada is investing in innovative solutions …

Waiting for Raif movie

Waiting for Raif opens in Quebec on Nov 4

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Montreal – Directed by Luc Côté and Patricio Henriquez, the feature documentary Waiting for Raif will open in theatres in Montreal, Quebec City and Sherbrooke on November 4. Other cities may also be added. As human rights issues continue to make the headlines, the film follows Ensaf Haidar’s inspiring battle to free her husband, renowned prisoner of conscience Raif Badawi. As his family continues to wait for him …


Mélanie Joly visits Ahuntsic-Cartierville


Ottawa – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, visited Ahuntsic-Cartierville, a borough in Montreal, Quebec. The place offers fresh, quality, homegrown vegetables to the people around.She thanked the Réal and his team from La Ferme de Rue for welcoming them and letting them taste their excellent crops.

Steven Guilbeault

Managing, protecting, recovering boreal and Gaspésie caribou

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Québec City – The governments of Canada and Quebec would like to inform the public that progress has been made in the discussions concerning the management, protection and recovery of the boreal caribou. Both governments can state today that they are confident that they will come to an agreement regarding the management, protection and recovery of the woodland caribou in …


Canada, German discuss global food crisis, security threats

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Montréal – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, met with Annalena Baerbock, Germany’s Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, in Montréal, Quebec. Together, the ministers discussed the importance of the transatlantic relationship as it relates to growing geopolitical instability and key threats to global , including Russia’s unprovoked and unjustifiable invasion of Ukraine, as well as the situations in Iran, Syria, …

24th international AIDS conference in Montreal

24th international AIDS conference in Montreal

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Montreal – The HIV cases are on the rise in Canada and are mostly impacting the Indigenous communities. So researchers at the 24th annual international AIDS conference, hosted in Montreal, are calling for a new approach to fighting the disease that is 50-year-old. Gaps in healthcare for the Indigenous communities living with HIV in remote and northern communities are more.

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Minister Gould updates on status of passport services

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Ottawa – Minister Karina Gould updated on status of passport services. She said: “The Canadian passport is a valuable document that Canadians rely upon for international business travel, vacations, and visits to family and friends. Canadians should be able to obtain a new or renewed passport in a timely manner. I remain seized with resolving this unacceptable situation as quickly …

Public Health Agency of Canada Confirms 2 cases of Monkeypox

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Ottawa – The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is working with the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and public health authorities in the province of Quebec to investigate potential exposure and contacts of a case of monkeypox recently identified in the United States (U.S.). The U.S. citizen had recently travelled to Canada from the U.S. The …

Ontario Provincial Police

5 Indian students die in crash on Highway 401 near Trenton

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Trenton – Ontario Provincial Police have said the five victims who died in a fatal crash on Highway 401 between Belleville and Trenton, were all Indian students  who were attending schools in Montreal and the GTA. They have been identified as Jaspinder Singh, 21, Karanpal Singh, 22, Mohit Chouhan, 23, Pawan Kumar, 23, and Harpreet Singh, 24. They were pronounced …