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2009-04-16 06:30:46

Canada's federal industry minister says the Canadian Auto Workers union must make concessions of as much as $19 per hour to save two carmakers. In an interview with the Globe and Mail in Ottawa, Tony Clement said time was running out to save the Canadian divisions of Chrysler and General Motors from bankruptcy. We're coming down to the point where we need everybody to realize the dire situation facing the companies, Clement said. Clement said in a discussion with Fiat Chief Executive Sergio...

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2009-04-08 10:55:00

The Canadian government is putting up $185.3 million to back warranties of new Chrysler and General Motors vehicles in case the companies go bankrupt. Industry Minister Tony Clement announced in Ottawa the fund would back vehicles sold after Tuesday and last throughout the troubled companies' restructuring period, Sun Media reported. He said the new Canadian Warranty Commitment Program was a bid to bolster consumer confidence. It will help consumers know that when they ... buy a vehicle from...

2008-12-15 07:04:00

Canadian Industry Minister Tony Clement says there will be no financial aid for struggling automakers until the U.S. government announces its package. Speaking to the CTV network Sunday, Clement said money from the governments of Canada and the province of Ontario would total about 20 percent of whatever the U.S. government grants to Chrysler, Ford and General Motors. Despite the obstacles the U.S. $14 billion plan encountered in the Senate last week, Clement told the broadcaster he is...

2008-09-04 18:00:33

Individuals living in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside will benefit from two new treatment services thanks to an investment by the Government of Canada. The Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Health, and the Honourable George Abbott, B.C. Minister of Health Services, today announced an investment of $10 million for two new treatment initiatives aimed at helping people with complex mental health issues and addiction problems to full recovery. "These two new treatment initiatives represent...

2008-08-18 12:00:14

The Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Health announced today that the Government's funding commitment to the Canadian Mental Health Commission is now confirmed at $130 million over its 10-year mandate. "This funding commitment underscores the Government of Canada's belief in this important initiative to improve the quality of life of Canadians and their families dealing with mental illness," said Minister Clement. "Some of the best experts in the mental health field in Canada are working...

2008-08-07 15:01:00

The Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Health, today announced the appointment of John A. Vander Doelen to the Hazardous Materials Information Review Commission (HMIRC) for a three-year term. "I am confident that Mr. Vander Doelen's extensive experience in operations and policy, along with his background in management, will be great assets to HMIRC," said Minister Clement. "His knowledge of occupational health and safety as well as legislative and regulatory changes make him well suited...

2008-08-01 15:00:53

The Honourable Tony Clement, Canada's Minister of Health will attend the XVII International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2008) in Mexico City from August 4-6, 2008. Minister Clement will be available for media and photo opportunities at the following events. The Minister will be accompanied by Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. David Butler-Jones. All events will take place at AIDS 2008, which is located at: Centro Banamex Av. Conscripto 311 Lomas de Sotelo Mexico City, Mexico...

2008-07-23 15:01:19

The Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Health, today announced increased protection for Canadians with food allergies by introducing new labelling requirements for food allergens, gluten sources and added sulphites contained in prepackaged foods. Health Canada also announced the launch of several allergy studies, including a large national study of food allergy prevalence, and two studies on the dietary habits and coping skills of people with celiac disease who are on a gluten-free diet....

2008-07-01 21:00:19

Laurie Hawn, Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Tony Clement, Federal Minister of Health, will make an important renewed funding announcement over the next five years, to the Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI). Date: July 2, 2008 Time: 9:00 a.m. MDT Location: Sutton Place Hotel 10235 - 101 Street Rowand Suite Edmonton, Alberta Contacts: Health Canada Media Inquiries 613-957-2983 Office of the Honourable...

2008-06-18 18:00:42

By Sheryl Ubelacker, Health Reporter, THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO - The federal government is investing more than $100 million into cancer stem cell research in partnership with California, Health Minister Tony Clement said Wednesday. In an announcement at the BIO 2008 International Convention in San Diego, Clement said the money will go to the Cancer Stem Cell Consortium, which will work with the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine with the goal of understanding how to prevent...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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