Ontario News

Ontario Calls on Ottawa for Certainty as COVID-19 Vaccine Preparation Continues

News Release Ontario Calls on Ottawa for Certainty as COVID-19 Vaccine Preparation Continues Province Wants Assurances that Canada Will Not Be Last in Line to Receive Vaccines TORONTO ― The Ontario government is calling on the federal government to immediately lay out its plan to allocate COVID-19 vaccines across the country as the province continues … Continue reading

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Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance now open for applications

News Release Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance now open for applications Canadian families and small businesses across the country are feeling the impacts of COVID-19. That’s why the Government of Canada is working with provinces and territories to protect jobs and businesses, and give property owners support so they can help small business tenants make … Continue reading

Alberta

Minister Toews issues statement on federal government funding for business

News Release Federal funding for large businesses: Minister Toews President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance Travis Toews issued the following statement on federal government funding for business:“The Government of Alberta appreciates today’s announcement from the federal government, which responds to our repeated advocacy over the last two months to ensure a future for … Continue reading

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Reopening the Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Pilot Program; An innovative investor program that will bring economic benefits to Canada

News Release Reopening the Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Pilot Program An innovative investor program that will bring economic benefits to Canada Ottawa —The Government of Canada continues to test demand for the Immigrant Investor Venture Capital (IIVC) Pilot Program—a program which will ensure that immigrants who come to Canada deliver meaningful benefits to our economy … Continue reading

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Ottawa welcomes more than 1,100 new Canadians; 700 in Montreal

News Release Ottawa welcomes more than 1,100 new Canadians OTTAWA— More than 1,100 individuals from 122 countries became Canadian citizens at 15 citizenship ceremonies in Ottawa this week, announced Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander recently. Alexander welcomed and congratulated Canada’s newest citizens at a special citizenship ceremony at Rideau Hall on Tuesday. The ceremony, … Continue reading

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RP Embassy in Ottawa issues advisory on Temporary Foreign Worker Program

Embassy of the Philippines Ottawa ADVISORY ON CANADA’S TEMPORARY FOREIGN WORKER PROGRAM (TFWP) (Source: http://www.vancouverpcg.org/) Following consultations with relevant Canadian authorities to whom concerns of Filipino temporary foreign workers (TFWs) in Canada were conveyed, the Philippine Embassy calls the attention of affected Filipino nationals to the following program changes and situations relative to the TFWP. 1. … Continue reading