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On Labour Day, two Quebec parties promise $15 minimum wage if elected – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 3, 2018 By Morgan Lowrie THE CANADIAN PRESS MONTREAL _ Quebec’s campaigning politicians appealed to workers on Labour Day Monday, with two parties promising to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour. On Day 12 of the provincial election campaign, Parti Quebecois Leader Jean-Francois Lisee said the starting wage would be […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 201830 Views

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KWE! Meet with Indigenous Peoples Event: The Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse presents the “Indigenous Peoples: Fact and Fiction” space

Québec, August 31st, 2018 — As part of the event KWE! Meet with Indigenous Peoples, the Interim President of the Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse has opened the “Indigenous Peoples: Fact and Fiction” space today in the presence of its partners. “The Commission is a long-time ally of […]

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Sylvain Lussier of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt appointed to Superior Court of Québec

Aug 31, 2018 Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP is pleased to congratulate our partner Sylvain Lussier, an exceptional litigator and colleague, on his appointment to the Superior Court of Québec. Sylvain Lussier is widely recognized as one of the most accomplished commercial and civil litigators in Québec. He represented clients before various administrative tribunals, the […]

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Government of Canada takes important step towards a Social Innovation and Social Finance Strategy to address Canada’s most persistent social issues

From: Employment and Social Development Canada August 31, 2018 Gatineau, Quebec Employment and Social Development Canada The Government of Canada is committed to supporting innovative solutions that find new ways to help communities tackle their most complex and persistent social issues. By breaking down the barriers that prevent Canada’s most vulnerable populations from finding employment […]

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Government of Canada announces judicial appointments in the province of Quebec

August 31, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Justice Canada The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointments under the new judicial application process announced on October 20, 2016. The new process emphasizes transparency, merit, and diversity, and will continue to ensure the appointment of jurists who […]

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Trans Mountain: another decision that will scare off investors

Montreal, August 30, 2018 – The decision by the Federal Court of Appeal to block the project to expand the Trans Mountain pipeline under the pretext that Ottawa has not consulted the indigenous population adequately shows yet again that the project approval process in Canada is not working and is sending investments fleeing to our competitors. […]

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Canadian Coast Guard 2018 Arctic operations nearing mid-season

From: Canadian Coast Guard News release Montreal, Quebec – The Canadian Coast Guard is nearing the mid-way point of its 2018 Arctic operational season, which runs into November. All seven scheduled vessels have been deployed to the Arctic, the last being the CCGS Terry Fox, which departed Montreal on August 27 to conduct icebreaking assistance […]

by ahnationtalk on August 30, 201847 Views

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The First Nations and Québec municipalities advocate resoundingly for reconciliation

MONTRÉAL, Aug. 30, 2018  – The very first Summit of First Nations and Municipalities on Reconciliation was held today, at Montréal city hall. This historic event took place in the presence of Valérie Plante, mayor of Montréal, of Ghislain Picard, Chief of the Assembly of First Nations of Québec and Labrador, of Alexandre Cusson, President […]

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What We Heard: The way Canadians work has changed

August 30, 2018    Gatineau, Quebec       Employment and Social Development Canada As workplaces evolve, so too must the labour standards in those workplaces. It’s clear that ever-increasing global competition, rapid technological changes and socio-demographic shifts are fundamentally altering the way businesses operate and the way Canadians work. Today the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce […]

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Régie Issues Liquor Permit to Bar Targeting Inuit

DORVAL, QC, Aug. 29, 2018  – The Ullivik Centre works to improve the overall health, well-being, and living conditions of Inuit. Situated in an industrial area of Dorval bordering Pierre-Elliott Trudeau International Airport, Ullivik’s residential facility provides temporary accommodation, transportation and nursing services for Inuit patients (and accompanying family members) receiving health care in Montreal. […]

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