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Federal Government Provides $130,000 in Funding to Create a Child Advocacy Centre for Victoria and Southern Vancouver Island

Posted July 31, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, Dan Albas, Member of Parliament for Okanagan-Coquihalla, on behalf of the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, Peter MacKay, announced funding of $130,000 over two years for the Victoria Child Abuse Prevention and Counselling Cent…

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Federal Government Provides Funding to Saskatoon Health Region

Posted July 31, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, Kelly Block, Member of Parliament for Saskatoon-Rosetown-Biggar, on behalf of Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Peter MacKay, announced funding of $160,000 over two years to the Saskatoon Regional Health Authority to continue pr…

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Government of Canada Provides Funding Toward Feasibility Study for a Child and Youth Advocacy Centre in London-Middlesex Region

Posted July 31, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, Susan Truppe, Parliamentary Secretary for Status of Women and MP for London North Centre, on behalf of the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, Peter MacKay, announced $50,025 in funding to support a needs assessment and feasibili…

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Federal Government Funds Sophie’s Place Child Advocacy Centre

Posted July 31, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, the Honourable Kerry-Lynne Findlay, P.C., Q.C., MP for Delta-Richmond East and Minister of National Revenue, on behalf of Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Peter MacKay, announced funding of $220,000 over two years to the Centre…

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Canada’s top five warm weather spending habits

Posted July 31, 2015 by Anonymous

Summer is the season Canadians spend the most cash. Find out what we’re spending it on and learn how you can earn some of it back.

The post Canada’s top five warm weather spending habits appeared first on MoneySense.

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Canada adopts U.S. standards to cut air pollution from vehicles starting with 2017 models

Posted July 30, 2015 by Michael Graham Richard

When fully phased in, the new standards will be 80% more stringent than the current ones.

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MP Jim Hillyer welcomes funding from Harper Government to modernize ports of entry in Alberta

Posted July 30, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Member of Parliament Jim Hillyer, on behalf of Steven Blaney, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today announced the Harper Government will invest an estimated $113.65 million to improve infrastructure in the Prairie region …

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Government of Canada Provides Funding to the Sheldon Kennedy Child Advocacy Centre

Posted July 30, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Peter MacKay and Joan Crockatt, Member of Parliament for Calgary Centre, announced funding of $160,000 over two fiscal years to the Sheldon Kennedy Child Advocacy Centre to develop expertise in …

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New video series uses humor to call for California to ban fracking

Posted July 30, 2015 by Margaret Badore

“What The Frack Jerry Brown?!” wants to get the attention of California’s governor.

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MP David Wilks welcomes funding from Harper Government to modernize ports of entry in British Columbia

Posted July 30, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Member of Parliament David Wilks, on behalf of Steven Blaney, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today announced the Harper Government will invest an estimated $37.5 million to improve infrastructure in British Columbia incl…

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Am I on track to pay off the mortgage in 10 years?

Posted July 30, 2015 by Julie Cazzin

Income from a basement suite will help

The post Am I on track to pay off the mortgage in 10 years? appeared first on MoneySense.

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MP Dan Albas welcomes funding from Harper Government to modernize ports of entry in British Columbia

Posted July 29, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

MP Dan Albas, on behalf of Steven Blaney, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today announced the Harper Government will invest an estimated $37.5 million to improve infrastructure in British Columbia including the Chopaka, M…

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Federal Government Provides Funding Toward the Opening of a Child and Youth Advocacy Centre in Peel Region

Posted July 29, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Peter MacKay, accompanied by Minister of State (Sport) Bal Gosal, announced $220,000 in funding to support the opening of a child and youth advocacy centre (CYAC) in Peel Region, Ontario.

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CBC: Trans-Pacific Partnership trade talks peak as Canada eyes election timing

Posted July 28, 2015 by Anonymous

Harper might want to stretch the TPP bargaining to minimize electoral risks. But in the middle of an election, the timing is not really up to Canada. Speak out now at StoptheSecrecy.net
Art…

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Minister of Justice meets with United States Attorney General

Posted July 28, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, met with United States Attorney General Loretta Lynch.

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Government of Canada Provides Funding for Child and Youth Advocacy Centre in Waterloo Region

Posted July 28, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, Stephen Woodworth, Member of Parliament for Kitchener Centre, on behalf of Peter MacKay, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, announced $350,000 in federal funding for the Child Witness Centre of Waterloo Region to support the cre…

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A look at 2nd quarter highlights from Edmonton operations

Posted July 28, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is pleased to share a sample of its second quarter highlights (April to July) from its various operations in Edmonton, including airport, commercial, and inland operations. This sampling underscores the CBSA’s c…

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A look at 2nd quarter highlights from Calgary operations

Posted July 28, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is pleased to share a sample of its second quarter highlights (April to July) from its various operations in Calgary, including airport, commercial, and inland operations. This sampling underscores the CBSA’s co…

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Celebrating 60 Years of Family Fun at Santa’s Village Family Entertainment Park

Posted July 28, 2015 by Elizabeth

IMG_2897Summer is my favourite season, I can’t get enough of the long hot days, and they seem to pass by so quickly.  To make the most of the shortest Canadian season (well, it seems that way to me at least), we’ve been really busy with the girls. Our latest adventure was a short drive to […]

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Government of Canada Awards Contracts for Leading-edge Technology to Support Our Troops

Posted July 27, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of National Defence, on behalf of the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, today announced the awarding of contracts worth potentially more than $493 million to Rheinmetall Can…

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eat pray farm

Posted July 26, 2015 by raymi

Hey! Hay is for horses. Lets go! The last two weeks, maybe three, have been a hectic fun blur I can totally relate to that cat’s facial expression right meow. Barn cats are great, so low hassle they pretty much raise themselves and the local wildlife take care of (eating) the rest. So many kittens […]

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Brandon-Souris MP, Larry Maguire, welcomes Harper Government funding to modernize ports of entry in Manitoba

Posted July 25, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Members of the media are invited to attend an event with the Honourable Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris, on behalf of the Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, in support of impr…

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MP John Williamson, New Brunswick Southwest, welcomes Harper Government funding to modernize ports of entry in New Brunswick

Posted July 25, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Members of the media are invited to attend an event with the Honourable John Williamson, Member of Parliament for New Brunswick Southwest, on behalf of the Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, in supp…

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Tribunal Participates in Colloquium

Posted July 24, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Mr. Stephen Leach, Chairperson of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT), is pleased to announce that the members of the Tribunal have accepted an invitation from Dr. James Ogilvy to participate in a colloquium on September 30, 2015, in Ottaw…

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CBC: ‘Shrewd’ Canada playing long game as TPP trade talks begin in Maui

Posted July 24, 2015 by Anonymous

Aloha! Welcome to the weekend, where things get real for TPP negotiations in Hawaii.
Speak out now at StoptheSecrecy.net
Article by Janyce McGregor for CBC News
As Canada’s lead negotiator Kirs…

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Right to Seek Restitution

Posted July 24, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canadian Victims Bill of Rights creates a right for a victim to have the Court consider making a restitution order against the offender and, where that order is not paid, to have it entered as an enforceable civil judgment. Legislative amendments t…

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Canadian Victims Bill of Rights – Historic Legislation Now in Force

Posted July 24, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Peter MacKay today announced the coming-into-force of the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights. The new law provides clear rights for victims of crime at the federal level – a first in Canadian history.

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Right to Information

Posted July 24, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Building on existing federal and provincial laws and policies, the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights enshrines a victim’s right to receive, on request, general information about:

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Child Sexual Offenders

Posted July 24, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada remains committed to protecting Canadians and keeping our streets and communities safe.

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Right to Protection

Posted July 24, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canadian Victims Bill of Rights builds on the numerous provisions in federal law to prevent or respond to harm done to victims. It includes rights for victims to:

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Right to Participation

Posted July 24, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canadian Victims Bill of Rights gives victims the right to convey their views about decisions to be made by criminal justice professionals which affect their rights at various stages of the criminal justice system and have their views considered, a…

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Overview of Canadian Victims Bill of Rights

Posted July 24, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

On July 23, 2015, most of Bill C-32, the Victims Bill of Rights Act, which gives victims of crime a more effective voice in the criminal justice system, came into force. This legislation creates the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights to provide clear stat…

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ghost of the east coast

Posted July 23, 2015 by raymi

Hello fellers. Here be the rest of my PEI uploads. I wantd to post some new stuff but I left my camera cord at home for some dumb reason. Two back-to-back trips and a backlog of work to catch up on has made my head spin whre to begin. The night before PEI. I was […]

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10 Simple Travel Hacks ~ Plus A #Giveaway

Posted July 23, 2015 by Stephanie

There might be only one thing I like better than travelling. Planning to travel!  So with that in mind I bring you my list of 10 Simple Travel Hacks carefully chosen after years and years of indulging what can only be called a travel addiction. 1. Consider Booking One Way Tickets It sounds strange but […]

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Government of Canada Proposes Improvement to Commercial Fishing Licence Categories in B.C.

Posted July 22, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

July 22, 2015 – Vancouver, British Columbia

The Honourable John Duncan, Member of Parliament for Vancouver Island North, and the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, today announced the Government’s intent to pursue an amendment to the Pacific Fishery Regulations, 1993, to create separate commercial fishing licence categories for tuna, lingcod and dogfish. These species, along with Pacific cod, sole and flounder, skate, sturgeon and smelt, are currently grouped together as “Schedule II species” under Schedule II, Part II of the Pacific Fishery Regulations.

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Greece Must Suffer for Redemption: A Nietzschean Reading

Posted July 22, 2015 by Anonymous

European negotiations over the Greek debt crisis have taken a series of bewildering turns in…

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<em>Justice for Animals in Service Act (Quanto’s Law)</em>

Posted July 22, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

In October, 2013, a German shepherd dog named Quanto was stabbed to death in Edmonton as he and his handler, a constable with Edmonton Police Services, tried to apprehend a man who had fled in a car with stolen plates.

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New Law Enhances Protection for Law Enforcement, Service and Military Animals

Posted July 22, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, Member of Parliament for Richmond Hill Costas Menegakis met with members of the York Regional Police Canine Unit, St. John’s Ambulance, and the CNIB to celebrate a new law aimed at denouncing and deterring the wilful harming of animals trained a…

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