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Trudeau speaks with premiers on continued efforts to address impacts of COVID-19

Ottawa – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland held their eleventh call with premiers to discuss the evolving COVID-19 situation. The leaders discussed the collaborative efforts by federal, provincial, and territorial partners to combat the pandemic and protect the health, safety, and economic well-being of all …

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Trudeau announces additional funding for health, economic, social support for Indigenous communities

Ottawa – COVID-19 has further highlighted many existing challenges already facing Indigenous peoples, particularly those who live in remote areas. The Government of Canada is working with First Nations, Inuit, and Métis communities to support their immediate public health response, with the flexibility to address their specific needs through community-led …

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Trudeau on International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers

Ottawa – Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau issued the following statement on the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers: “Today, we join the international community to recognize the courage, selflessness, and sacrifices of the more than 1 million people who have served as United Nations (UN) peacekeepers since 1948. We also honour the …

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Toronto City Council approves 40 km of expanded and accelerated bike routes for ActiveTO

Toronto – Toronto City Council today approved expanding and accelerating a total of 40 kilometres of the city’s cycling network as part of Toronto’s ActiveTO program. This initiative includes approximately 25 kilometres of new bikeways along with the final approval and acceleration of 15-kilomtres of cycling routes previously planned for …

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Support for Small Business Tenants and Landlords Now Available

Ontario commercial landlords can apply for urgent rent assistance through Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance for small businesses TORONTO — All commercial landlords in Ontario can now apply for rental assistance to help their small business tenants impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This initiative will keep more small businesses in …

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Governments, international organizations come together to address economic challenges, sustainability

Ottawa – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau, and the Prime Minister of Jamaica Andrew Holness, will convene world leaders and international organizations today in a joint initiative to sharpen and accelerate our global response to the significant economic and human impacts of COVID-19, …

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Trudeau speaks with Permanent Representatives of the UN’s Latin American, Caribbean Group

Ottawa – Yesterday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with the Permanent Representatives of the United Nations’ Latin American and Caribbean Group to discuss Canada’s candidacy to serve on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for 2021-2022. The Prime Minister highlighted the strong ties between Canada and countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. He recognized the important contributions of Canadians of Latin American or Caribbean descent to a strong …

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Canada, UK, Australia and US respond to China’s proposed new security law for Hong Kong

Ottawa – The foreign ministers of Canada François-Philippe Champagne, UK Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, Australian Foreign Minister, Marise Payne, and US Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo have shown great concern over China’s proposed new security law for Hong Kong. A joint statement said: “Signatories to this statement reiterate our deep …

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Charges Laid After Series of Laser Attacks Conducted at Police Helicopters

By Muhammad Ali Brampton – Near midnight on May 21, Air2 (police helicopter) was patrolling the skies in Vaughan until the craft faced multiple laser attacks. Again on May 22 another attack occured on Air2, which prior to the attack, the crew were supporting police on the ground with a …

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Ontario Taking Action at High Risk Long-Term Care Homes

Government deploying inspection teams to long-term care homes, starting process for alternative management to take over five long-term care homes TORONTO — The Ontario government is taking additional immediate action at high-risk long-term care homes, following the disturbing allegations outlined by the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF).  The Ministry of Long-Term …

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