Government

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Ontario Racing aims to disrupt routine outings

A new OLG campaign features horses tearing through golf courses and bowling alley to promote a more exciting entertainment option.

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Food marketing bill would limit most grocery products

University of Calgary research highlights breadth of Health Canada restrictions as Bill S-228 awaits final approval.

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ICA calls for boycott of Canada Post RFP

The industry body points to requirements it says are unfair to agencies, though the Crown corp maintains it is a fair process.

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Ad Standards reports record number of complaints

The review body’s report for 2018 again found a high volume levied against non-commercial entities.

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Health Canada proposes additional pharma rules

Focused on opioids, the regulations also come with a platform to educate Canadians on health marketing more broadly.

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GO Transit positions itself as an automotive disruptor

For its first appearance at the Canadian International Auto Show, the agency aims to show public transit in a new light.

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Health Canada proposes new rules around vaping ads

The rules would heavily restrict where ads could appear in an effort to curb use among teens and youth.

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How will the industry address the new Food Guide?

The meat and dairy sectors face challenges as Health Canada recommends more plant-based proteins.

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Health Canada amends rules on food marketing

New guidelines will only restrict ads directed at children, instead of capturing all food that exceeds certain nutrition criteria.

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EDC shows the upside of risky trade

The crown corporation embraces its role in mitigating risks for small businesses looking international in a new platform.

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OPC reveals PIPEDA data breach requirements

The new rules, effective Nov. 1, impose mandatory disclosure when a breach brings a “risk of significant harm.”

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Government passes food marketing bill

As Health Canada works on regulations, many stakeholders were unable or unwilling to participate in consultations.

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Via Rail embraces the future of mobility

The train operator refreshes its positioning following seventeen consecutive quarters of growth.

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Check it out: Preserving forests and memories

The B.C. Government aims to show people that wildfires can destroy “more than trees.”

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Canada Health Infoway picks Cossette Health

The agency will help plan and execute a communications strategy for the non-profit’s new Access Health initiative.