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Ontario public servants to receive indigenous cultural sensitivity training – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 17, 2016 TORONTO _ Ontario is introducing mandatory indigenous cultural sensitivity and anti-racism training for all public service employees in response to recommendations from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The province is also developing a plan to ensure that the impact of residential schools, the history of colonization and the importance of […]

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Ontario Chamber of Commerce calls on Province to ‘Get Back to Fiscal Balance’

February 18, 2016 Business Group Calls For 2016 Budget that Extends Business Engagement On Cap and Trade to Focus Proceeds on Job Creating Initiatives, and Contain Regulatory Burden to Ensure Economic Growth Toronto, ON, February 18, 2016: Today, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) released its 2016 Ontario Pre-Budget Submission, which outlines key priorities that […]

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COU Statement: Ontario Universities Expanding Knowledge of Indigenous History into Curriculum for New Teachers

February 17, 2016 “Ontario universities welcome the government’s initiatives to create a better future for all Ontarians by fostering a deeper understanding of Indigenous peoples. We embrace the need to build understanding in our teachers about First Nations, Metis and Inuit cultures so that those who educate the next generation are knowledgeable and will understand […]

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Government of Canada seeks projects that empower women

February 17, 2016 – OTTAWA, ONTARIO – Status of Women Canada Achieving gender equality depends on ensuring that the voices of diverse women are heard in Canada’s public discourse. When women are empowered to participate in the democratic and public life of their country, they can shape the institutions and decisions that affect their lives. […]

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Liberals, opposition square off in Commons over proposed new anti ISIL mission – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 17, 2016  OTTAWA _ MPs in the House of Commons have started thrashing out their conflicting views of how to oppose the militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Debate of the Liberal government’s proposed new anti-ISIL mission began today with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau touting his plan to […]

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Air pressure: clamour for federal help for Bombardier grows amid layoffs – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 17, 2016 By Andy Blatchford THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The pressure on the federal government to pull Bombardier Inc. out of its latest nosedive mounted Wednesday as the struggling Montreal aerospace giant slashed more than 10 per cent of its Canadian workforce. The gloomy layoff news came with a silver lining, […]

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The Daily Thursday, February 18, 2016

February 18, 201 Wholesale trade, December 2015 Wholesale sales rose 2.0% to $57.2 billion in December. Gains were recorded in four of seven subsectors, led by the motor vehicle and parts subsector. Excluding this subsector, wholesale sales edged up 0.1%. In volume terms, wholesale sales increased 1.8% in December. Continue reading Employment Insurance, December 2015 […]

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Ontario to allow sales of Canadian and international wines in 300 grocery stores – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 18, 2016  TORONTO _ Ontario plans to double the number of stores where wine will be sold, starting with about 70 supermarkets by this fall. Sources say Premier Kathleen Wynne will visit a Toronto supermarket Thursday morning to announce that imported and domestic wines will be sold at up to 150 grocery […]

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New Gold Announces 2015 Financial Results with Record Gold Production Leading to Strong Cash Flow

(All dollar figures are in US dollars unless otherwise indicated) TORONTO, Feb. 17, 2016  – New Gold Inc. (“New Gold”) (TSX:NGD) (NYSE MKT:NGD) today announces its 2015 fourth quarter and full-year financial results, provides an update on its portfolio of development projects, including Rainy River and the results of the New Afton C-zone feasibility study, and […]

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Shipbuilders call for federal strategy overhaul to avoid an ’embarrassment’ – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 17, 2016 By Murray Brewster THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The Shipbuilding Association of Canada is hoping the Liberal government will change course when it comes to the renewal of the country’s navy and civilian fleets. The industry group said Wednesday that the current strategy, laid out in the former Harper government’s […]

by ahnationtalk on February 18, 2016258 Views

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