Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) announcement on February 9, 2022, that the government tabled in the Senate the Strengthening Environmental Protection for a Healthier Canada Act (Bill S-5), to modernize the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA) and make related amendments to the Food and Drugs Act (FDA). TheRead More →

Bitwise Asset Management General Counsel Katherine Dowling reacts to Coinbase’s Super Bowl announcement and discusses cryptocurrency regulation. A cryptocurrency expert is sounding the alarm over how the Canadian government is freezing the crypto wallets of Freedom Convoy protesters and says it’s something that can “very realistically” happen in the UnitedRead More →

YoutubeArtur Pawlowski arrested Canadian pastor Artur Pawlowski has been arrested for the fifth time since COVID restrictions began in the province of Alberta in March 2020. The arrest was another dramatic arrest by police, this time outside the family’s home Pawlowski in Calgary. On February 8, Pawlowski, who grew upRead More →

In January 2022, the Canadian government authorized a Chinese state-owned investor, Zijin Mining Group, to acquire Canadian lithium miner Neo Lithium Corp (“Neo Lithium”) for approximately $960 million. While the decision follows two significant recent developments, the January 2020 finalization of a Canada-US plan to secure supply chains for criticalRead More →

The federal government plans to continue to increase the record number of new permanent residents to Canada over the next three years as it resolves a massive backlog of applications that have accumulated during the COVID-19 pandemic. OTTAWA — The federal government plans to continue increasing Canada’s record number ofRead More →

Content of the article ATB companiesthe research and innovation arm of an Alberta-based financial institution ATB Financialcollaborates with the Government of Canada provide the technology platform to support its proof of concept of the National Digital Trust Service. Content of the article ATB Venture’s blockchain identity management solution, Oliu andRead More →

The Emergencies Act may provide for the use of the military, but does not necessarily lead to it, and Trudeau said the government does not involve them. But it can temporarily suspend citizens’ rights to freedom of movement or assembly. And the government is taking steps to end financial supportRead More →

(CNN) — The Canadian government invokes the Emergencies Act for the first time to deal with the impact continuous protests across the country about Covid-19 health measures, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told reporters on Monday. The Emergencies Act may provide for the use of the military, but does not necessarilyRead More →

Of all the slogans of news outlets around the world—“Democracy dies in darkness,” “All news worth printing,” et al. — none are more hilarious and tongue-in-cheek than CNN’s “The Most Trusted Name in News,” whose ratings continue to swirl down the toilet of public opinion as fast as Joe Biden’sRead More →

GiveSendGo won’t let a Canadian funds freeze order stop the crowdfunding platform from funneling money to protesting truckers. GiveSendGo co-founder Jacob Wells said his team is meeting with lawyers and considering legal options to ensure Canadian officials don’t block the millions of dollars raised from reaching those protesting. He saidRead More →

Breadcrumb Links World News Federal government under increasing pressure from Biden administration to resolve protests over vaccine mandate Author of the article: Reuters Carlos Osorio and Steve Holland and Ismail Shakil Publication date : February 11, 2022 • February 11, 2022 • 3 minute read • 44 comments Anti-warrant protestersRead More →

Breadcrumb Links Summary Executive Remote working makes companies ‘more vulnerable than ever to cyberattacks’, survey finds Of nearly 500 companies surveyed, 56% of companies affected by malware paid the amounts demanded by cybercriminals, according to the survey. Photo by REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independentlyRead More →

Ontario-based Valent will partner with companies across Canada to produce Canada’s first renewable diesel from agricultural and forestry by-products. Atlantic Canadian companies Clearwater, Horizon Maritime and Mara Renewables are among partners in the $65 million biofuels project just announced by Canada’s Oceans Supercluster. Other companies involved are FORGE Hydrocarbons, KatalRead More →

After years of debate over whether the competition law should be changed, the Canadian government announced plans to “carefully assess potential ways to improve its operation,” citing several concerns previously identified by the competition commissioner. In one Press release on February 7, 2022, the Honorable François-Philippe Champagne, federal Minister ofRead More →

OTTAWA (ON), February 3, 2022 /CNW/ – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is calling on the government to immediately end the blockade of truckers in Canada-Crossing the US border at Coutts Alberta. The blockade affects approximately $44 million in the exchanges between Canada and the United States every day. theRead More →

Producer Group welcomes update Broadcasting Act and urges the rapid adoption of legislation OTTAWA, ON, February 2, 2022 /CNW/ – The Canadian Media Producers Association today welcomed the federal government’s introduction of legislation to modernize the Broadcasting Actfollowing his promise to introduce the bill within the first 100 days ofRead More →

Changes Following Government Ministers’ Supply Chain Summit OTTAWA – The Canadian government will create a supply chain task force to address issues that have developed during the COVID-19 pandemic and will make available C$50 million for projects to address congestion in ports following a national supply chain summit held onRead More →

OTTAWA (ON), January 31, 2022 /CNW/ – The Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) on Monday called on the federal government to immediately speed up immigration to address critical labor shortages, and detailed short and long-term solutions to Mitigate supply chain bottlenecks, including a sector-specific 60-day task force to address theRead More →

More than four in 10 employers offering remote work options and higher starting salaries to attract qualified candidates TORONTO, January 31, 2022 /CNW/ – The labor market is poised to continue its recovery through 2022, according to research from talent and business solutions consultancy Robert Half. According to the company’sRead More →

As widespread labor shortages force Canadian companies to reassess their employee recruitment and retention practices, experts say pay transparency is increasingly in the spotlight. Outside of the public sector and unionized shops, wages in North America have long been considered a private matter between employer and employee. Job postings usuallyRead More →

TRENTON, Canada A Canadian government report accuses China of “influencing or manipulating” the Chinese community in Canada and around the world, Global News said on Wednesday. The Overseas Chinese Affairs Office (OCAO) used “coercive tactics” to intimidate the overseas Chinese community, according to the report obtained by the broadcaster. “ItRead More →

A government report on Chinese espionage activities in Canada accuses Beijing of engaging in a “systematic campaign of intelligence gathering, persuasion, influence and manipulation” against the Chinese community. In the report obtained by Global News, Canadian officials alleged that the Office of Overseas Chinese Affairs was responsible for “influencing orRead More →

A government report on Chinese espionage activities in Canada accuses Beijing of engaging in a “systematic campaign of intelligence gathering, persuasion, influence and manipulation” against the Chinese community. In the report obtained by Global News, Canadian officials alleged that the Office of Overseas Chinese Affairs was responsible for “influencing orRead More →

The volume of transactions fell in the second half of 2021 after a meteoric start to the year.Shannon Stapleton/Reuters Canada’s capital markets reached new highs in 2021, setting records for the amount of money raised in initial public offerings and for the total value of mergers and acquisitions. According toRead More →

OTTAWA (ON), January 1, 2022 /CNW/ – The Honorable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, issued the following statement: “Today marks 75and anniversary of the Canadian citizenship lawa major moment in from Canada history and a milestone on our path to full independence and nationhood. Before the ActtheRead More →

Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME) want to see a comprehensive plan to address the major challenges facing manufacturers, the group said recently. They recently called on Federal Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland to come up with a plan to address challenges such as supply chain disruptions, trade protectionism and severe laborRead More →

Update on international travel: Due to growing concerns over the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, the Canadian government on Wednesday urged citizens to avoid travel abroad during the Christmas holidays, saying the Omicron variant of Covid “makes us fear the worst”, including including the spike in infections and travel disruptions.AlsoRead More →

Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland presented the Government of Canada’s Economic and Fiscal Update to Parliament on the evening of December 14. This update is the first revision of the government’s economic forecast since the release of the 2021 federal budget in April. These types of announcements show Canadians where theRead More →

Chandigarh Police said Monday they had no knowledge of Canadian citizenship taken by an accused police inspector in the Area 37 property seizure case ThroughHT correspondent, Chandigarh Chandigarh police said on Monday they had no knowledge of Canadian citizenship taken by a police inspector charged in the Area 37 propertyRead More →

Canadian companies affected by ransomware attacks pay perpetrators nearly half a million dollars on average, new poll results show. Angus Reid’s investigation for cybersecurity firm Palo Alto Networks in September, but released on Wednesday, found that the average ransom paid by Canadian companies was $ 458,247, while the average ransomRead More →

New federal disclosure requirements and growing shareholder pressure have pushed more Canadian companies to add more women and other diverse candidates to their boards The Globe and Mail’s annual Board Games report on corporate governance in Canada showed progress in 2021 on diversity. The 220 companies assessed, all members ofRead More →

Posted December 3, 2021 8:00 AM EST Canada’s online citizenship application portal is open to people who have representatives, but representatives will not be able to apply on their behalf until next year. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has expanded its online portal to include applications from applicants whoRead More →

Nova Chemicals Corp., a Calgary, Alberta-based chemical and plastic resin manufacturer, and GreenMantra Technologies of Brantford, Ontario, have completed a second paving project in Ontario, incorporating the equivalent of 700,000 bags plastic in post-consumer recycled plastics in two lanes and parking. The project was carried out at the construction siteRead More →

Amid efforts to overcome the challenges caused by COVID-19 and climate change, the conversation about modernizing the Canadian economy and strengthening relationships between people and businesses has intensified, said Brian Gallant, former Premier of New Brunswick and co-author of the Global Canada report.James West / The Canadian Press New reportRead More →

[Oro Medonte, ON] – The last 24 months have really revealed the inherent danger of relying heavily or even solely on offshore suppliers. The global pandemic has left countless North American manufacturers scrambling to find suppliers closer to home (AKA relocation) for their business-critical components and products. Alternatively, they haveRead More →

Navigating from childhood to adolescence is a universal challenge. Award-winning documentary filmmaker Tracey Deer’s debut “Beans” (“Anne with an E”, “Mohawk Girls”) reveals just how more intense this process can be for a young Aboriginal girl. The United States’ image of Canada is often one of racial and ethnic harmony.Read More →

Canadian employers lay off or leave without pay thousands of workers who refused to getCOVID-19 gunfire, squeezing an already tight labor market and increasing the prospect of potentially disruptive legal challenges. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged vaccination warrants as central to his successful campaignfor re-election in September, setting a precedentRead More →

Chelsea Manning has asked a Canadian court to overturn her travel ban so she can visit friends, hoping to visit the country despite border officials keen to deport her. Manning, 33, was barred from visiting the country because of her conviction for leaking military secrets to WikiLeaks. Manning served sevenRead More →

As the spotlight on climate change intensifies, Canadian businesses face increased scrutiny from regulators, investors and other stakeholders to meet environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria . Some companies play a leading role in reducing carbon emissions and are at the forefront of the energy transition. Others respond to incentivesRead More →

As climate change spotlight intensifies, Canadian companies face intense scrutiny from regulators, investors and other stakeholders to meet environmental, social and governance criteria (ESG). Some companies play a leading role in reducing carbon emissions and are at the forefront of the energy transition. Others are responding to government and stakeholderRead More →