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Published on Wed, 06/04/2014 by Newspapers Canada (Fr)

Journaux canadiens rend publique la 8e édition annuelle de l’Enquête nationale sur l’accès à l’information

Journaux canadiens rend publique la 8e édition annuelle de l’Enquête nationale sur l’accès à l’information

« Nous avons encore beaucoup de chemin à faire avant d’avoir une véritable culture de transparence et d’imputabilité au chapitre des données gouvernementales. »

Toronto, ON (4 juin 2014) – Journaux canadiens rendait publique aujourd’hui la 8e édition annuelle de son Enquête nationale sur l’accès à l’information. L’édition 2013/2014 de cette enquête étudie le rendement de diverses instances gouvernementales canadiennes et d’une série d’institutions publiques en ce qui a trait à leurs régimes d’accès à l’information.

Published on Wed, 06/04/2014 by Newspapers Canada

Newspapers Canada releases 8th annual National Freedom of Information Audit

Newspapers Canada releases 8th annual National Freedom of Information Audit

The results of this audit show that we've still got a long way to go before we really have a culture of openness and accountability around government data.

Toronto, ON (June 4, 2014). Newspapers Canada released its 8th annual National Freedom of Information (FOI) Audit report today. The 2013/2014 audit reviews the performance of Canadian governments and various public institutions with respect to their access to information regimes.  As such, it provides the public with the opportunity to see the degree to which our governments are in compliance with their own FOI legislation, as well as facilitating comparisons among jurisdictions.

Published on Mon, 06/02/2014 by Newspapers Canada

Newspapers Canada to release 8th annual Freedom of Information Audit on June 4

Newspapers Canada to release 8th annual Freedom of Information Audit on June 4

Event Information

06/04/2014 @ 7:00
Toronto, Ontario

TORONTO, ON (Monday, June 2) Newspapers Canada will release its 2013/2014 National Freedom of Information Audit and related materials on June 4, 2014.

Published on Mon, 06/02/2014 by Banque de développement du Canada

Candidats recherches – Prix résilience entrepreneuriale BDC 2014

Candidats recherches – Prix résilience entrepreneuriale BDC 2014

Le 1 juin, 2014 – La Banque de développement du Canada (BDC) accepte actuellement les candidatures pour le Prix résilience entrepreneuriale BDC.

« Pour les entrepreneurs, la résilience est une qualité indispensable. Avec ce nouveau prix, nous voulons souligner le fait que l’échec fait partie du processus entrepreneurial. »

BDC invite les candidats à raconter comment leur entreprise est parvenue à surmonter des difficultés pour en ressortir plus forte.

Critères d’admissibilité :

Published on Mon, 06/02/2014 by Business Development Bank of Canada

Call for nominees: 2014 BDC Entrepreneurial Resiliency Award

Call for nominees: 2014 BDC Entrepreneurial Resiliency Award

June 2, 2014 – The Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) is seeking nominations for the BDC Entrepreneurial Resiliency Award.

“Resiliency is an essential skill for entrepreneurs. With this new award, we are aiming to recognize that failing is part of the entrepreneurial process”

BDC is looking for applicants to share their inspirational story about how they overcame challenges to their business and bounced back stronger.

To qualify for the award:

Published on Fri, 04/11/2014 by Prince Edward Island 2014

Les célébrations de la fête du Canada 2014 à l’Île-du-Prince-Édouard seront plus spectaculaires que jamais!

Les célébrations de la fête du Canada 2014 à l’Île-du-Prince-Édouard seront plus spectaculaires que jamais!

"Depuis longtemps, l’Île-du-Prince-Édouard est connue comme lieu de prédilection pour célébrer la fête du Canada."

Le 11 avril 2014

Published on Fri, 04/11/2014 by Prince Edward Island 2014

Canada Day 2014 celebrations in Prince Edward Island more spectacular than ever

Canada Day 2014 celebrations in Prince Edward Island more spectacular than ever

April 11, 2014

"Prince Edward Island has long been the place to be on Canada Day, but in 2014 the commemoration of our nation’s birth will be bigger and better than ever."

(Charlottetown) – A stellar line up of Canadian musical artists will take centre stage during one of the country’s largest Canada Day celebrations in Prince Edward Island where Canada got its start 150 years ago.  Prince Edward Islanders and visitors will be treated to a free day-long Concert for Canada at the Charlottetown Event Grounds, capped off by the largest fireworks display in the entire country.

Published on Mon, 03/24/2014 by Canadian Union of Postal Workers

Qui a étouffé l’étude de Postes Canada sur les services bancaires?

Qui a étouffé l’étude de Postes Canada sur les services bancaires?

Grâce à son vaste réseau de bureaux de poste publics partout au pays, le service postal public s’avère le meilleur moyen de fournir des services financiers aux personnes qui en ont le plus besoin. 

Lettre à la rédaction – Le 21 mars 2014

Published on Mon, 03/24/2014 by Canadian Union of Postal Workers

Who Killed Canada Post’s Banking Study?

Who Killed Canada Post’s Banking Study?

Opinion Editorial, March 21, 2014

With its immense network stretching across the country – even in the tiniest, most remote communities - a public post office is the perfect way to deliver financial services to those who need them the most. 

Canada Post and the Conservatives want to take away door-to-door delivery and hit small businesses, charities and individuals with steep postage hikes. This will hurt people, destroy public postal service and pave the way for privatization. What other options do we have to address declines in traditional mail?

STOP – Rethink It, B.C.! B.C. Businesses Form Coalition To Request Government Halt Recycling Plans

STOP – Rethink It, B.C.! B.C. Businesses Form Coalition To Request Government Halt Recycling Plans

By running in every edition of 130 newspapers across the province and on social media – tagged #RethinkItBC – it will be one of the largest public awareness campaigns ever mounted in B.C.’s history.

Vancouver (March 10th, 2014) – A coalition of business stakeholder groups representing several major sectors of the British Columbia economy announced the launch of a massive province-wide advertising campaign in 130 provincial newspapers to protest regulatory changes involving the recycling of printed-paper and packaging (PPP).

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