For almost 40 years, the Columbus Centre has been a cultural hub of Italian-Canadian heritage in Toronto, providing the Lawrence Heights community with a destination for recreational, social and cultural services. In 2019, the City of Toronto granted the property its heritage designation, culminating in a special ceremony in December, attended by the Minister of… Read more »
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CTV News link: Who’s who: Complete list of Justin Trudeau’s Liberal cabinet TORONTO — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unveiled new members of the Liberal cabinet on Wednesday, and shuffled some veteran cabinet ministers into new portfolios. From veteran MPs to political newbies, CTVNews.ca has compiled some facts and biographical information about each member of cabinet.
BetaKit link: Smart cities consortium, UofT, Palette Skills among orgs receiving millions in government funding On Tuesday, the Government of Canada announced an investment of up to $11.1 million in order to develop a “made-in-Canada” Smart Cities Innovation Cluster. The funding, which comes through FedDev Ontario, will go to Innovate Cities, a newly-founded consortium of… Read more »
CTV News link: Federal government gives Ontario $54 million to fight illegal guns and gangs The federal government is giving Ontario $54 million over the next three years to combat illegal gun and gang activity, with the funds earmarked for specialized prosecutors, policing projects and intelligence-gathering efforts in jails.
ParrySound.com link: High-speed internet comes to Parry Sound area communities High-speed internet access for all is coming to communities across the Parry Sound area. Announced by the federal government on Friday, Aug. 16, the Connect to Innovate program will see $2.2-million for Bell Canada to bring new or improved high-speed internet to Moose Deer Point… Read more »
MuskokaRegion.com link: Feds in Muskoka to announce $4.4 million in infrastructure funding The federal government is investing more than $4.4 million in Parry-Sound-Muskoka and Haliburton County. With the Black Bridge in Bracebridge as a backdrop, MP Marco Mendicino, parliamentary secretary to the minister of infrastructure and communities — and on behalf of the minister of… Read more »