September 8, 2017

In honour of International Literacy Day, Canada’s Premiers today announced the recipients of the 13th annual Council of the Federation Literacy Award. The award is presented to recipients from all 13 provinces and territories to celebrate outstanding achievement […]

July 19, 2017

Premiers concluded their meeting in Edmonton by looking at ways to advance shared objectives on critically important justice and social issues. Premiers reviewed the implications of the R v. Jordan decision on provincial and territorial justice […]

July 19, 2017

Premiers continued to explore opportunities to strengthen economic growth in Canada and support good paying jobs for Canadians. Premiers noted the importance of expanding trade as a key factor in growing Canada’s economy […]


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