Disney has approached the Canadian federal government in an effort to change the current broadcasting law. Last week, David Fares, vice president of global public policy at Walt Disney, ran for the Senate hoping to change the definition of “Canadian” content. Fares argues that Disney productions such as the recentRead More →

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Eritrea is mobilizing armed forces due to a resurgence of conflict in northern Ethiopia, the Canadian government said on Saturday, raising fears of an escalation in fighting in a war that has already displaced millions of people and triggered a humanitarian catastrophe across northern Ethiopia. “Local authoritiesRead More →

Products to be sold and marketed by Siemens under the Airlink brand to Canadian freight and transit customers WALTHAM, MA/ACCESSWIRE/September 14, 2022/ Ondas Holding Inc. (NASDAQ: ONDS) (“Ondas” or the “Company”), a leading provider of private wireless, drone and automated data solutions through its wholly owned subsidiaries, Ondas Networks Inc.Read More →

The Canadian government has donated the sum of 2.6 billion naira to advance women’s participation in politics in Nigeria. The donation was announced Monday by James Christoff, Canada’s High Commissioner to Nigeria in Abuja during a dialogue with traditional leaders, organized by the Office of the United Nations Resident CoordinatorRead More →

This week, Mercedes-Benz Group AG and Volkswagen Group AG each signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Government of Canada that includes provisions for, among other things, the extraction of raw materials, such as lithium, for the use in the production of batteries for electric vehicles. The signings ofRead More →

Canada’s federal government has signed separate agreements with German automakers Volkswagen and Mercedes-Benz that will allow both automakers to access Canadian raw materials for electric vehicle (EV) batteries. On August 23, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz observed the signing ceremony in Toronto at an event hostedRead More →

The Canadian government held talks with Tesla last week in Markham, Ontario. facility, showcasing Canada as an investment destination that would help the electric vehicle maker green its supply chain. Francois-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, met with Tesla officials Aug. 17 in what his office called preliminaryRead More →

by Jim Masters • August 19, 2022 Optiva security solutions integrator and top 250 MSSP, has won the first major enterprise contract under the Shared Services Canada (SSC) Cybersecurity Procurement Vehicle (CSPV) for its authentication solution network devices (NDA). Optiv is helping the Canadian government “achieve its goal of establishingRead More →

FedDev press release | August 19, 2022 Estimated reading time 7 minutes, 18 seconds. On August 19, on behalf of the Honorable Helena Jaczek, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), Nathaniel Erskine-Smith, Member of Parliament for Beaches–East York, announced a non-repayable investment ofRead More →

Taliban fighters celebrate one year since they captured the Afghan capital, Kabul, outside the United States Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan on August 15.Ebrahim Noroozi/Associated Press One year after the Taliban took control of Afghanistan, Opposition MPs and non-profit groups are urging the Liberal government to do more to help thousandsRead More →

The Government of Canada is investing in a study to improve the carpentry, cabinetmaking and furniture industries while strengthening Canada’s forest sector from coast to coast. Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, By finding innovative ways to take advantage of new opportunities, Canada is ensuring the global competitiveness of itsRead More →

The Government of Canada plans to launch public consultations on a digital identification framework for federal government services. Stakeholder engagement is part of a set of actions defined in a new strategy document. ‘Canada’s Digital Ambition 2022‘ was introduced to advance the Digital government strategy. This program outlines the CanadianRead More →

Canada is seeking to outsource the work of confiscating firearms to tens of thousands of Canadians. Public Safety Canada issued a Request for Information (RFI) last month to gauge the interest of companies willing to support the government’s upcoming mandatory “assault weapons” buyout. The agency, which is tasked with implementingRead More →

Posted July 28, 2022 8:00 a.m. EDT The provincial immigration ministers of Ontario, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba signed a letter urging Immigration Minister Sean Fraser work with the provinces to improve Canada’s immigration system. The letter, sent on July 26, pointed out that there are labor shortages across the countryRead More →

By Richard Johnstone on 07/21/2022 | Updated on 07/21/2022 Catherine Luelo, the Canadian government’s Chief Information Officer, will be among the speakers at the Global Government Forum’s AccelerateGov conference which will highlight how public servants can promote digitalization and transformation. The conference, to be held in Ottawa, Canada on OctoberRead More →

July 20 marks 23 years since the Chinese regime launched a systematic campaign to eradicate the peaceful practice Forty Canadian parliamentarians from various parties are urging the federal government to call on the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to end its persecution of Falun Gong adherents in China. They also wantRead More →

A group representing the Ukrainian diaspora in Canada said on Tuesday it was seeking judicial review of the federal government’s decision to return repaired turbines needed for the Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline to Germany. The Canadian government said on Saturday it was issuing a “time-limited and revocable permit” toRead More →

Electric vehicle chargers will reduce range anxiety while encouraging adoption of zero-emission vehicles. July 12, 2022 Anne Fisher Peak Power received an investment of $765,000 per Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) ZEVIP (Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program) for the installation of 117 V1G chargers. The total cost of the project isRead More →

Content of the article This funding partnership will enable the creation of a 3D vector map of cities across Canada – providing next-generation digital mapping data to support a variety of sustainability and Net-Zero initiatives TORONTO — Today, Ecopia AI (“Ecopia”) announced a funding partnership with Sustainable Development Technology CanadaRead More →

Breadcrumb Links World New National Canadian politics Canada U.S. payments to current and former State Department employees and family members with ‘qualifying injuries’ will range between $140,000 and $187,000 Publication date : June 27, 2022 • 1 day ago • 3 minute read • 13 comments Embassy of Canada inRead More →

Photo credit: Adobe Stock/marcinm111 The Canadian government has issued final regulations to ban single-use plastics, including checkout bags; cutlery; catering items made from or containing problematic plastics that are considered difficult to recycle; ring holders; stir sticks; and straws (with some exceptions). “The ban on the manufacture and import ofRead More →

The Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, François-Philippe Champagne, and the Minister of Justice, David Lametti, presented on June 16 the “2022 Digital Charter Implementation Act” to strengthen Canada’s privacy laws, create new rules regarding artificial intelligence (AI) and more. The law includes three proposals. First, the proposed Consumer PrivacyRead More →

New The Canadian government invests in an Ontario cheese factory June 15, 2022 The objective is to increase production, competitiveness Canada’s Minister of Agriculture, Marie-Claude Bibeau announced an investment up to $2,038,092 for Quality Cheese in Vaughan, Ontario under the Dairy Processing Investment Fund. Quality Cheese uses cow, goat andRead More →

The Canadian government has announced a $2.5 million investment in Federation UJA’s Toronto Holocaust Museum, a move hailed by Toronto’s Jewish community. “We are grateful for this exceptional investment by the Government of Canada, which will help ensure that more people in the Greater Toronto Area, especially young people, learnRead More →

The Canadian government has offered up to $100 million to help Australian mining giant BHP create the “world’s most sustainable potash mine” in rural Saskatchewan. BHP’s Jansen Mine Project, located approximately 140 kilometers east of Saskatoo, is currently under development and is expected to be operational by 2027. It isRead More →

USAID and Canadian Government Announce Multimillion-Dollar Funding for the Caribbean and Latin America The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Government of Canada announced multi-million dollar funding for Latin America and the Caribbean. Samantha Power, Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), announced $331Read More →

CHANDIGAR: Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann today requested support from the Government of Canada to catch gangsters operating from Canadian soil. The chief minister reported the issue to Canadian High Commissioner Cameron Mackay, who visited the former at his residence on Friday. The Chief Minister expressed concern over the riseRead More →

The Canadian government has put Hockey Canada under the microscope. The Canadian government has put Hockey Canada under the microscope. Sports Minister Pascale St-Onge has ordered a financial audit of an out-of-court settlement involving a woman who alleged she was sexually assaulted by junior hockey players following a Hockey CanadaRead More →

Greek tanker seized, Reuters May 31, 2022 OTTAWA – In the wake of May 27 hijacking of two Greek tankers by Iranian terrorist Islamic Revolutionary Guard (IRGC), B’nai Brith Canada urges the Canadian government to take concrete action. B’nai Brith has written to Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Mélanie Joly, askingRead More →

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The International Airline Pilots Association (ALPA), the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) and Unifor are launching a public campaign calling on the Government of Canada to ensure the safe return of five Canadians who were arbitrarily imprisoned in the Dominican Republic after reporting a crime in which theyRead More →

TECH5 is an international technology company founded by biometrics industry experts, focused on developing disruptive biometric and digital identification solutions through the application of AI and machine learning technologies. TECH5’s target markets include both the public and private sectors with products powering civil ID, digital ID, as well as authenticationRead More →

The Wet’suwet’en Nation’s fight against the Coastal GasLink pipeline project unfolded in Montreal on Thursday, with dozens of protesters gathering outside the headquarters of the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC). The Wet’suwet’en are protesting RBC’s involvement in the gas pipeline project that will cross Wet’suwet’en ancestral territory in northern BritishRead More →

When lawmakers in Ontario, Canada updated provincial child protection laws in 2017, some social media users and news sites misinterpreted the effects of the legislation. Some of these claims are now resurfacing online. On April 24, an Instagram Publish shared a screenshot of an October 2017 article titled, “New CanadianRead More →

Consumers, students, government entities and businesses in Canada’s North, including all 25 Nunavut communities, will have access to expanded broadband capacity following a partnership signed between SSi Canada, the developer-operator QINIQ and SSi Mobile broadband services in Nunavut, and SES, the global leader in content connectivity solutions. Under the agreement,Read More →

New name, new building, new agreement. NightHawk Biosciences, which was known as Heat Biologics until last week, has finalized a contract with the Canadian government to supply its anthrax treatment. Anthim will be added to the country’s national stock for C$7.9 million. The agreement will help strengthen the supply ofRead More →