In response to President Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry issued a statement asking Canadian investors and businesses to review their investment plans involving Russian investors.1 This new policy represents another economic measure taken by the Canadian government in response to the Russian action. AccordingRead More →

Breadcrumb Links News Merchandise Agriculture Strike would impact Nutrien’s ability to transport potash, nitrogen and other agricultural chemicals to retail outlets just before spring planting Author of the article: Bloomberg News Jen Skerritt Nutrien’s Cory potash mine storage warehouse near Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Photo by Nayan Sthankiya/Reuters Files Content of theRead More →

The Canadian government will invest up to $3.7 million to improve the Youth Employment and Skills Program (YESP) and support approximately 300 jobs for youth in the agricultural sector Details were announced by Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food. The YESP aims to support employers in the agri-food sectorRead More →

OTTAWA — Hours after the United Nations sided with Ukraine and called on Russia to withdraw from its territory, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy hailed the vote and called on Canada for more sanctions and “restrictive measures” to stop the bombardment of his country. Zelenskyy, who is entrenched in Kyiv asRead More →

A Winnipeg man of Ukrainian descent calls on Ottawa to provide a lifeline for Ukrainians as Russian armed forces continue their devastating attack on the country. Nick Krawetz is calling on the federal government to waive temporary visa requirements for Ukrainians as the destruction and terror of Russia’s invasion ofRead 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 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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

The Canadian government plans to require COVID-19 vaccines for all plane, train and cruise passengers traveling in the country. At a press conference on Friday, Canadian Transport Minister Omar Alghabra announced that a vaccination mandate for travelers will be imposed in the coming months. Alghabra also announced that Canada willRead More →

“This test does very little to make immigrants better Canadians and therefore should be changed or dropped,” reads reader OrilliaMatters accepts letters to the editor ([email protected]). This letter follows an article titled “A decolonized citizenship ceremony is a step towards reconciliation”, published on August 8.********************I obtained Canadian citizenship a fewRead More →

Canada’s federal government announced on Tuesday that it will provide more than $321 million to the country’s Indigenous community following the discovery of several unmarked graves on former residential school sites. The money will help fund searches for more burial sites and help survivors who are still recovering from theRead More →

The Canadian government travel and tourism The website provides conflicting information on whether Americans fully vaccinated against Covid-19 can cross the border for vacations starting Aug. 9. The website echoes an earlier announcement by the Government of Canada that the border will be open to vaccinated American tourists. It saysRead More →

QUEBEC, June 16, 2021 / CNW Telbec / – Lawyers Without Borders Canada (ASFC), in collaboration with the Canadian Partnership for International Justice (PCJI), calls on the Canadian government to respect its obligation to prosecute crimes against humanity and war crimes, in particular in the case of Jorge Vinicio SosaRead More →

The Canadian government says it will soon allow fully vaccinated travelers “who are eligible to enter Canada” exemptions to its travel restrictions. As details are being debated – and the United States and Canada are also considering lifting border restrictions – the Canadian government stresses that “current travel restrictions stillRead More →

Bob Nelsen’s Resilience, with a mission no less ambitious than rewriting the rules of drug manufacturing, has taken an early lead with only a year of life under its belt. The Canadian government likes what it sees and plans to cut a healthy check to bolster Resilience’s Mississauga facility. TheRead More →

New Democrat MP Jenny Kwan asks a question during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on May 25, 2018.Justin Tang/The Canadian Press Opposition MPs are urging the Canadian government to stop outsourcing visa processing work, saying they fear one of China’s biggest public investmentRead More →

Security guards stand at the gates of what is officially known as a Vocational Skills Teaching Center in Huocheng County, China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, September 3, 2018.THOMAS PETER/Reuters Justin Trudeau said government officials would warn Canadian companies doing business in China’s Xinjiang region not to use forced labor orRead More →

At this crucial time in the fight against systemic anti-Black and anti-Indigenous racism, the Canadian government must take responsibility for its continuing role in the spread of racism. This includes through its misleading self-representation in Discover Canada, the official study guide for the test taken by applicants for Canadian citizenship.Read More →

This approach aims to provide solutions to the problems facing the recycling industry in Quebec and Canada. Credit: Carl Campbell. Leading Canadian food, beverage and packaging companies have collaborated to develop a circular economy for plastics in the country. Players in the Circular Plastics Task Force (GAPC) initiative include packagingRead More →

“I speak as a citizen of Canada.” So said Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King at the first-ever Canadian citizenship ceremony on January 3, 1947. King actually received the very first certificate, numbered 0001. Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King received the first certificate of Canadian citizenship on January 3,Read More →

Breadcrumb Links national Publication date : October 10, 2016 • October 10, 2016 • 4 minute read • Join the conversation Bill Janzen says he warned the Canadian government several times before an obscure law began stripping long-time Canadians of their citizenship. Photo by FRED CHARTRAND /THE CANADIAN PRESS ContentRead More →