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Canadian wheelchair curlers win Paralympic bronze

Beijing  – For the fifth time in as many Paralympic Games, Canada has found the podium in wheelchair curling.The Canadian team of Mark Ideson, Ina Forrest, Dennis Thiessen, Jon Thurston and Collinda Joseph rebounded from a semifinal defeat to China in the afternoon draw, and rallied to beat Slovakia in the bronze medal game later Friday.”Everyone showed up to play today,” ...

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Liberals must find resolution for P.E.I. potato farmers

Ottawa, ON – John Barlow, Conservative Shadow Minister for Agriculture, Agri-Food and Food Security, Dave Epp, Conservative Deputy Shadow Minister for Agriculture, Agri-Food and Food Security, and Richard Lehoux, Conservative Deputy Shadow Minister for Agriculture, Agri-Food and Food Security, released the following statement following the passing of Minister Bibeau’s self-imposed deadline for a resolution to the P.E.I. potato ban: “P.E.I. potato ...

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Closing of the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games

Ottawa, Ontario – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, shared his enthusiasm on the closing of the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games. “Today, as the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games come to a close, we celebrate the great athletes who represented Canada during this year’s events. Over the past 10 days, our Paralympic athletes have inspired Canadians from coast to coast to coast,” ...

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B’nai Brith Granted Intervener Status in Court Case Concerning Jewish Judge

OTTAWA – The Federal Court has granted intervener status to B’nai Brith of Canada League for Human Rights for an upcoming case about a Jewish judge, rejecting opposition from parties who sought to exclude the Jewish human rights organization from the legal process.    The case concerns Justice David Spiro. Justice Spiro spoke to an alumni and development officer from the University of Toronto regarding ...

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Canada PM Justin Trudeau on National Child Day

November 20, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on National Child Day: “Today, on National Child Day, we celebrate the rights of children, the fearless leaders of today and tomorrow, and recommit to helping them lead fulfilling lives. We all play a role in ensuring that they are protected from harm, that ...

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Abbotsford Disaster Relief Fund needs you

In response to the devastating damage caused by the mass flooding and mudslides in the Fraser Valley, the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce (ACOC), the Abbotsford Community Foundation and the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV), have jointly established the Abbotsford Disaster Relief Fund. The Abbotsford Disaster Relief Fund will provide grants to local agencies involved in the disaster relief effort, as well as businesses that have been ...

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Celebrate Jewish Book Month 2021

Jewish Book Month poster 2021

WRITERS IN CONVERSATION | FILM | DANCE | LECTURES | CONCERTS | WORKSHOPS | Q&A Jewish Public Library presents Jewish Book Month 2021 (not just books!) Tuesday, Oct. 26 -Tuesday, Nov. 30, various dates and times Livestreamed from cities around the world Montreal, October 2021 – The Jewish Public Library (JPL) is pleased to announce the return of its annual ...

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Karvachauth 2021

Call the South Asian centers to see when they are celerating Karvachauth or other events as well as their rules and regulations pertaining to COVID-19. Click here to see the links to Greater Montreal South-Asian Temples and Centres.               

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