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Statement – Canada’s human rights challenges need coordinated approach, not piecemeal solutions

May 11, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Human Rights Commission Following Canada’s third Universal Periodic Review at the UN in Geneva today, Marie-Claude Landry, Chief Commissioner of the Canadian Human Rights Commission, issues the following statement: “Canada’s third Universal Periodic Review (UPR) confirms that our country is still failing millions of Canadians by denying […]

by pmnationtalk on May 11, 2018186 Views

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MNP Defends Small Businesses at House of Commons Presentation

May 09, 2018 On May 1, 2018, MNP’s Kim Drever, CPA, CA, addressed the federal House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance on draft legislation around the small business tax rate and deductions included in Bill C-74. While MNP supports comprehensive tax reform, Kim argued rules around the new tax on split income unfairly target […]

by pmnationtalk on May 11, 2018225 Views

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AB Government: Trans Mountain Pipeline keeps Canada working

May 10, 2018 Billboards are now on display across British Columbia as the Government of Alberta launches a nationwide campaign to highlight the economic, social and environmental benefits of the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion. The “Keep Canada Working” campaign will inform Canadians about the benefits of market access and counter the misinformation, harassment and obstruction […]

by pmnationtalk on May 11, 2018168 Views

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Waterpower Project Expansion Completed in Parry Sound

OWA celebrates official Grand Opening of the Cascade Falls Generating Station (May 11th – Parry Sound, ON) The Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) congratulates Bracebridge Generation Ltd. on the completion of the Cascade Falls Generation Station. OWA, government, Wasauksing First Nation, community supporters and industry partners joined in on the celebration of the grand opening of the facility […]

by pmnationtalk on May 11, 2018149 Views

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The Daily Friday, May 11, 2018

Labour Force Survey, April 2018 Employment was essentially unchanged in April and the unemployment rate held steady at 5.8%. Continue reading Biannual Survey of Suppliers of Business Financing, second half of 2017 Total credit outstanding for corporations in Canada rose 2.6% to $834.1 billion during the second half of 2017, up $20.8 billion from the […]

by pmnationtalk on May 11, 2018157 Views

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FPHL Director Dr. Dawn Lavell-Harvard Receives 2018 Spirit of Barbra Schlifer Award

The Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic announced Dr. Dawn Lavell-Harvard as the 2018 Spirit of Barbra Schlifer Award recipient. The award, sponsored by Torys LLP, is given annually to a woman whose work is dedicated to improving the lives of women experiencing violence. “This award is truly an honour, not for me personally but for all […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 2018171 Views

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Alcoa and Rio Tinto announce world’s first carbon-free aluminum smelting process

$558 million investment project will create and maintain thousands of jobs in Canada Global aluminum industry leaders Alcoa Corporation and Rio Tinto Aluminum today announced a revolutionary process to make aluminum that produces oxygen and eliminates all greenhouse gas emissions from the traditional smelting process. The announcement signals the most significant innovation in the aluminum […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 2018220 Views

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The Brant Museum Crawl – Woodland Cultural Centre

Monday, May 7, 10:00am Survivor Series Every month, a Mohawk Institute Survivor will share their experience and stories of living in The Mohawk Residential School. Cost: $10 per person. Pre-registration is required. To register, please email [email protected] or by calling 519-759-2650 Saturday, May 12, 2:00pm Colonization Road Film Screening Anishinaabe comedian and activist Ryan McMahon […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 2018297 Views

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Canada Health Infoway Teams up with Kids Help Phone to Provide Crisis Support Via Text

May 10, 2018 (Toronto) — Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) and Kids Help Phone have formed a partnership to help expand the reach of Crisis Text Line powered by Kids Help Phone. In January 2018, Kids Help Phone — the only nationwide counselling and support service of its kind for youth in Canada — formed a […]

by pmnationtalk on May 10, 2018214 Views

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Statement: Canada Appears Before the United Nations Human Rights Council for Third Universal Periodic Review

OTTAWA, May 10, 2018 The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, have issued the following joint statement announcing Minister Wilson-Raybould’s appearance before the United Nations Human Rights Council on May 11, in Geneva, […]

by pmnationtalk on May 10, 2018200 Views

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