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As governments around the world grapple with how to tax online companies, the Canadian government is refusing to release more than 250 pages of communication it exchanged with a company at the heart of the debate in this country: Netflix. The popular streaming service, valued at more than $100 ...
This program is part of the Government of Canada's suite of clean technology programs and initiatives announced in Budget 2017. That budget had an intense focus on cleantech, including $130 million dedicated to cleantech research and development; $400 million over five years towards the Sustainable ...

The Canadian government is launching an investigation to see if Facebook violated the Privacy Act with regards to the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. The inquiry is in response to the allegations involving Cambridge Analytica and Facebook, as the Office of the Privacy Commissioner announced it has ...
The government of Canada is providing up to 75 percent of eligible expenditures for projects in the territories and for projects with Indigenous partners. The Investing in Canada plan will see the federal government make unprecedented investments in infrastructure across the Northwest Territories while ...
The Canadian government is considering bolstering background checks for potential firearms owners in order to better vet people who may have mental illness or other issues, according information obtained by the Canadian Press. In a public safety memo, obtained by the CP, the government said it wants ...
The Canadian Government is set to invest $150 million in the plant-based food sector - in the wake of a national shift toward plant-based diets. The cash injection has come from a $950 million 'Supercluster Initiative' aimed at funding innovation in the food and manufacturing sector. The investment was ...

Many Canadian independent music industry professionals are clearly disappointed by Budget 2018, announced by the Government of Canada's Department of Finance this week. Tabled by Finance Minister Bill Morneau in the House of Commons in Ottawa, Budget 2018 -- Equality + Growth: A Strong ...
When the U.S. government announced the replacement of the VC-25 fleet, known as 'Air Force One' when the President is onboard, Canada did not want to be far behind. The Canadian government confirmed plans to replace its own, much more modest version of private air transport for the country's ...
Several articles in the publication accuse the Canadian government of being complicit in a rise in Sikh terrorism. Sajjan and Infrastructure Minister Amarjeet Sohi refuted the allegations in the articles. The issue, and a possible meeting, has received much attention in Indian media. Trudeau is on his first ...
... looking into ways to adequately quantify the amount that is being consumed by its prospective customers. However, with no real system in place, Canada is looking to get creative in order to gauge their market. So creative, in fact, that the Canadian government plans to test sewage for traces of cannabis ...
With July 1st coming soon, the Government of Canada has been pretty public about all of their studies surrounding the seemingly never-ending conversation about marijuana. Though our country definitely has a history for cringey handbooks about the drug, this new study they've released definitely takes ...
The time has finally come for the Canadian federal government to move to the cloud. In an announcement on Feb. 7, Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services and Procurement and minister responsible for Shared Services Canada (SSC), announced that SSC is now offering public cloud computing ...
"Collaboration between the Government of Canada and Pulse Canada will help the pulse industry address our challenges and capture the opportunities that pulses offer to farmers and consumers worldwide," said Lee Moats, Chair of the Pulse Canada Board of Directors. An investment of $175,721 was ...
Facebook accounted for the bulk of the Canadian government's social media ad spending. The government spent $4.65 million on Facebook ads in 2016-17; another $1.94 million bought ads on Twitter, while $536,295 purchased ads on LinkedIn. In all, the government spent at least $7.13 million on ...
At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau said his country isn't planning on making changes to existing tax code to deal with cryptocurrencies. Rather, the main focus will continue to be on “making sure that we understand what's going on underneath that market, ...
Inspired by Denmark's hygge and Scotland's cosagach, the Canadian government is now looking to cash in on the coziness trend with their own uniquely Canadian way of getting snuggly, dubbed CANCozy. Heritage minister Melanie Joly is spearheading the latest attempt by a Northern country to market ...
Indigenous businesses and communities around the province have just gotten a big boost from the Canadian government: This month, the Honourable Bardish ... We at Aboriginal Tourism BC, with the support of the Government of Canada, are in a position to lead and assist Indigenous communities and ...

Tech hub Accelerate Okanagan has received $473,000 from the federal government to scale up its programming and provide its services to new communities. Specifically, Accelerate Okanagan plans to focus on its Startup Basics and RevUP programs. Startup Basics, targeted to early-stage entrepreneurs ...
The sale of a Canterbury dairy farm for more than $17 million to a pension company owned by the Canadian government has been approved by the Overseas Investment Office (OIO). OIO approval was given in November for the purchase in the latest round of decisions for overseas investment of sensitive ...
Advertisment Federal government officials in Ottawa are pushing hard to salvage contentious negotiations aimed at revitalizing the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The talks between Canada, the United States and Mexico have been fractured in recent months, with U.S. President Donald ...
To help reduce such numbers, the Government of Canada is partnering with the Ottawa-based artificial intelligence and market research firm Advanced Symbolics to use AI to monitor social media and identify possible spikes in suicide, according to the CBC. The federal government says it will work with ...
The Canadian government will soon hire an Ottawa-based company specializing in social media monitoring and artificial intelligence to forecast spikes in suicide rates. A contract with Advanced Symbolics Inc., an AI and market research firm, is set to be finalized next month. Working with the company to ...
Telus has announced that the Government of Canada has granted Telus $31 million to continue working on the expansion of its PureFibre broadband network in Quebec. Telus says this is in addition to the $13.7 million that it has already invested in this area, plus the $300 million it has invested into ...
"We have read reports that the Government of Canada is choosing to purchase used F/A-18 Classic Hornets from the Royal Australian Air Force in lieu of new Super Hornet fighter jets. The Boeing Company respects the Canadian government's decision and applauds the government's continued use of a ...
Rather than displacing Indigenous families, the Canadian government should implement funding for preventative measures. This can be done through before and after school care, breakfast clubs, employment workshops, access to transportation, government subsidized food banks, and wellness centres ...
“The main reason (we came) was to also let our story be known and it will be up to the Canadian government to see what it can offer to the South Sudanese,” Petia said. According to KAIROS, a faith-based social justice organization made up of 10 Canadian churches and religious organizations, Canada ...
The Canadian Government is ready to pay over $85 million in compensation to victims of a so-called “gay purge” which happened between ...
“The City of Ottawa is proud to partner with the Government of Canada's Communications Research Centre on the 5G test site at City Hall.
Amarjeet Sohi, Canada's minister of infrastructure and communities, recently announced the Smart Cities Challenge, a "pan-Canadian ...
GATINEAU, QC, Nov. 21, 2017 /CNW/ -The Government of Canada will be providing financial support to college students affected by the recent ...
JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – The murders of two striking mineworkers at a Canadian-owned mine in Mexico last week ...
WHAT began with a 200-year flood event may now be brought to a close through legal action, as the Canadian government is following ...
In a news conference held Friday morning, the Canadian Government announced a proposed tax of at least $1 per gram on all cannabis sales, ...
It is now OK to say "fuck" on French-language broadcasts in Canada thanks to a new ruling by the country's censors. The Canadian ...
Justin Trudeau visits late-president Ho Chi Minh's Stilt House in Hanoi on Wednesday. Trudeau is on an official visit to Vietnam and will attend ...
Your curiosity is an integral part of our democracy. In fact, it's actually your right to ask questions, so yes — go ahead and ask our elected ...
Chairman, Big Church Group, Dr. Olakunle Oladunni Churchill has bagged an award and honour from the Federal Government of Canada for ...
The last time the Canadian government introduced a multi-year immigration plan was from 1982 to 1984 but it was quickly scrapped after the ...
The Canadian government is stepping up its humanitarian effort on the Rohingya refugee crisis, announcing Tuesday that it would match every ...
Canadian business travellers frustrated by the ritual of fumbling for a pen to fill out their declaration cards one hour before their plane lands ...
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday it is not the federal government's role to contest a new Quebec law that forbids public ...
Music Canada calls on the Government of Canada to take steps to ... The Canadian government should, like its international counterparts, ...
“The Government of Canada and Canadians stand with the people of Edmonton after the terrorist attack on Saturday that sent an Edmonton ...
Perienne de Jaray's lawsuit claims her life, reputation, fortune and future were critically damaged by the actions of Canadian government ...
On March 17th, the Public Safety Canada reached a settlement with Abdullah Almalki, Ahmad Abou-Elmaati and Muayyed Nureddin. An official apology was also issued in relation to the Canadian government's role in their detention and "mistreatment" ...
The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointment under the new judicial application process announced on October 20, 2016.
Increased fares in Canada are the latest headache for ride-sharing app Uber Technologies Inc. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's new budget proposes the addition of a sales tax on Uber fares to "level the playing field" with other transit options such as ...
"In recent years, industry growth has been strong, with farm revenues, annual exports and farm incomes all reaching record highs," the government of Canada said. "Despite this strong performance, there is still room for further growth - growth that ...
It's the end of the semester, and now all that's left to do is wait for summer to begin so that we can start saving again.
Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, recently confirmed that the Canadian government is "committed" to introducing legislation to legalize cannabis by no later than June 1, 2017, if not sooner.


 

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