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Central banks and BIS publish first central bank digital currency (CBDC) report laying out key requirements

Seven central banks and the BIS release a report assessing the feasibility of publicly available CBDCs in helping central banks deliver their public policy objectives. Report outlines foundational principles and core features of a CBDC, but does not give an opinion on whether to issue. Central banks to continue investigating CBDC feasibility without committing to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 202039 Views

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Government of Canada supports climate action by not-for-profit and educational organizations

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada October 8, 2020 – Ottawa, Ontario The Government of Canada will continue to protect the health and safety of all Canadians, while working towards a safe, sustainable, and green economic recovery from the COVID 19 pandemic. Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, announced […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 202037 Views

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Prime Minister announces infrastructure plan to create jobs and grow the economy

October 1, 2020 Canadians across the country are feeling the impacts of COVID-19, and the Government of Canada will continue to be there to offer support for those who need it. As we work toward our economic recovery from the pandemic and begin to build back better, the government will continue to make investments in […]

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 202045 Views

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ISO launches over $1.1 million in development funding for Indigenous and racialized screen creators

TORONTO — The Indigenous Screen Office (ISO) is pleased to announce its latest round of funding, which will be delivered through two distinct programs serving both Indigenous creators and providing solidarity support for creators who are Black andPeople of Colour. The Indigenous Development Grants Program will provide funding for project and professional development for both […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 202039 Views

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Bank of Canada launches public consultation on inflation targeting

The Bank of Canada today launched an online public consultation to gather Canadians’ views on the Bank’s approach to monetary policy. The “Let’s Talk Inflation” campaign is part of an effort to reach out to all Canadians before the Bank renews its agreement with the federal government on the monetary policy framework in 2021. The […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 202050 Views

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City of Timmins: City receives Safe Start Funds

In an effort to ensure the delivery of critical public services during the pandemic, the Government of Ontario, in partnership with the Government of Canada, have announced the first round of emergency funding under the Safe Restart Agreement. “In total, the Safe Restart will see $3,154,512 flow to Timmins,” said City of Timmins Director of […]

by ahnationtalk on August 21, 202049 Views

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Ontario Providing Municipalities with up to $1.6 Billion in First Round of Emergency Funding

Assistance Will Help Ensure the Delivery of Critical Public Services During COVID-19 August 12, 2020 TORONTO — The Ontario government, in partnership with the federal government, is delivering on its commitment to provide up to $4 billion in urgently needed one-time assistance to Ontario’s 444 municipalities. Municipalities will be provided with up to $1.6 billion […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 202074 Views

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First Nations welcome $305 million COVID-19 fund, wait for details – CBC

Indigenous Services prepared to use paramedics to compensate for nursing shortage in remote First Nations Mar 18, 2020 The Trudeau government announced today it’s spending $305 million to help Indigenous communities deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, but details of how the funds will be distributed and spent will depend on events in the coming days, weeks and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 202063 Views

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Government of Canada announces funding for Indigenous communities and organizations to support community-based responses to COVID-19

From: Indigenous Services Canada August 12, 2020 — Ottawa, Traditional Algonquin Territory, Ontario — Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada recognizes that First Nation, Inuit and Métis are among the most at risk and face unique challenges in addressing COVID-19. It also recognizes that Indigenous leadership, governments and organizations are best placed to determine […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 202065 Views

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Government of Canada is providing assistance to urban Indigenous organizations in the Greater Toronto Area to address the COVID-19 pandemic

From: Indigenous Services Canada August 6, 2020 — Toronto, Ontario — Indigenous Services Canada Today, on behalf of the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Member of Parliament for Toronto—St. Paul’s, and Pam Damoff, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indigenous Services and Member of […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 202063 Views

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