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Minister Rob Moore to Make an Announcement in Support of Canada’s Digital Economy

Posted June 12, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Event date: June 13, 2014 – The Honourable Rob Moore, Regional Minister for New Brunswick and Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency), will be at Birchmount School in Moncton, New Brunswick, to speak to students and teachers about Digital Canada 150, a plan for Canada’s digital future. Minister of State Moore will be joined by Robert Goguen, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Member of Parliament for Moncton¿Riverview¿Dieppe.

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Weekend Health Tips!

Posted July 13, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Dear Readers: From curing smelly feet by wiping them with vodka to treating blisters with mouthwash, here are 10 quirky health tips to help in life! 1. Eating a burger helps jet lag Chomping down a burger and chips during a flight doesn’t exactly seem like the most healthy option while sitting in the same […]

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Educational Training

Harper Government to Announce Support for Aboriginal Skills Training

Posted August 1, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Members of the media are invited to attend an important event with the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification in support of skills training for the energy and mining industries.

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Minister Fast Pleased to Announce New Education Agreements with Peru

Posted August 14, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, today witnessed the signing of two agreements between Canadian research universities and the Peruvian Ministry of Energy and Mines that will strengthen skills development and build capacity in th…

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Harper Government Announces Improvements to Education for the Glooscap First Nation

Posted June 20, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, Bernard Valcourt, and Chief Sidney Peters of the Glooscap First Nation announced today

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Minister Rempel to Announce Support for the Sinneave Family Foundation

Posted July 22, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Members of the media are invited to attend an event with the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, along with the Honourable Mike Lake, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Industry and Member of Parl…

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Agriculture

Harper Government Invests in Agri-Food Industry

Posted August 6, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Members of the media are invited to attend an event with the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, in support of BC’s agri-food industry.

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Canada Contributes to Increasing Food Security and Promoting Public Health in Haiti

Posted August 27, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, Paul Calandra, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister and for Intergovernmental Affairs, on behalf of the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, visited an important initiative that is inc…

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Government of Canada will announce the launch of an organization to help more Canadian companies recognize the benefits of hiring people with disabilities.

Posted September 16, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Mike Lake, Member of Parliament for Edmonton–Mill Woods–Beaumont, on behalf of the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, will announce the launch of an organization to help more Canadian companies recognize the benefits of hiring people with disabilities.

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2014 Discovery Grants and Scholarships Competition Results

Posted June 26, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Good morning, everyone. Thank you, Susan, for getting us started and for that kind introduction.

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Harper Government Investment in High Tech Equipment Advances Alberta’s Micro and Nanotechnology Industry

Posted July 21, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced an investment of $3.3 million toward the purchase and installation of specialized advanced manufacturing and product development equipment at the A…

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Government of Canada supports the New Horizons for Seniors Program to fund First United Church project

Posted July 30, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), will announce Government of Canada support through the New Horizons for Seniors Program to fund First United Church project.

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Education

Government serves insiders and elites

Posted September 13, 2014 by Norm Farrell

PlutocratsIt is clear that BC Liberal strategy is to reward insiders and elites. That’s been shown in countless ways, particularly since Christy Clark took office as Premier in 2011. Shortly after her return to Victoria, a handful of senior civil serva…

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Statement from Minister Blaney on the induction ceremony of CBSA officer trainees

Posted June 12, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today issued the following statement to congratulate trainees who have successfully completed the Officer Induction Training Program (OITP) at the Canada Border Service…

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Minister Leitch announces new program to help create jobs and opportunities for Canadians

Posted July 17, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister Responsible for the Status of Women, today introduced the Workplace Opportunities: Removing Barriers to Equity program.

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Minister Kenney talks skills training on tour of GE Aviation Engine Testing Research & Development Centre

Posted August 4, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, and Joyce Bateman, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Centre, met today with Mr. Vic Gerden, CEO of WestCanitest R&D (WestCaRD) and Mr. Ken Webb, Executive Director of Manitoba Aerospace, to discuss the Government of Canada’s actions to ensure Canadians have the skills in demand in today’s economy. Minister Kenney, MP Bateman, Mr. Gerden and Mr. Webb were touring the GE Aviation Engine Testing Research & Development Centre in Winnipeg.

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Minister Valcourt congratulates the Aboriginal Firefighters’ Association of Canada on Reaching a Milestone

Posted August 15, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, today congratulated the Aboriginal Firefighters’ Association of Canada (AFAC) on the 25th anniversary of the Aboriginal Firefighters’ Competition and for its ongo…

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Parliamentary Secretary Strahl Talks Skills Training and Jobs with Nuu-Chah-Nulth youth

Posted September 9, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, Parliamentary Secretary for Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, Mark Strahl, met with Nuu-Chah-Nulth youth who are receiving personalized support so that they can secure the skills training that will help them find a job and achieve the…

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Agreement with Respect to Mi’kmaq Education in Nova Scotia

Posted June 20, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

In 1997, nine of Nova Scotia’s 13 First Nations and the Governments of Canada and Nova Scotia signed

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Harper Government Investment in High Tech Equipment Advances Alberta’s Micro and Nanotechnology Industry

Posted July 21, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced an investment of $3.3 million toward the purchase and installation of specialized advanced manufacturing and product development equipment at the A…

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The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development), will announce Government of Canada support to help local residents with disabilities find jobs

Posted August 6, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development), will announce Government of Canada support to help local residents with disabilities find jobs.

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Government of Canada Renews Support for Acadia Entrepreneurship Centre

Posted August 27, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Acadia Entrepreneurship Centre, an affiliate of Acadia University, has provided entrepreneurial programs for students, businesses, not-for-profit organizations and business professionals for over 25 years through advisory, training, and innovation …

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Governments of Canada and Nunavut finalize agreements to help people in Nunavut get jobs

Posted September 22, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Member of Parliament for Nunavut, on behalf of the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, alo…

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Government of Canada invests to help youth in Saskatchewan get jobs

Posted June 27, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada is helping equip young Canadians in Saskatchewan with the skills and work experience needed to get high-quality jobs.

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Agriculture

Harper Government to Enhance Industry Access to Skilled Labour

Posted July 21, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Members of the media are invited to attend an important event with the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, and Chris Warkentin, Member of Parliament for Peace River, in support of business productivity an…

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Education

#bced in my twitterverse

Posted September 16, 2014 by Norm Farrell

On @globalnews Sandy @Garossino suggested readings of J.Griffin’s judgement with findings of bad faith. Start here: http://t.co/Xmw8LmiNYZ

— Norm Farrell (@Norm_Farrell) September 10, 2014

“Democracy has to be born anew every generation, and education is its midwife.” http://t.co/llXHp41ZOn #bced #bcpoli

— Norm Farrell (@Norm_Farrell) September 10, 2014

Can`t afford public schools. Can afford billions to provide water & power to freeloading gas frackers. #bcpoli #bced http://t.co/MmSWuWO90s

— Norm Farrell (@Norm_Farrell) September 10, 2014

MLA @AJWVictoriaBC “The government is acting like a schoolyard bully” http://t.co/qvGFOFVBK3 #bced #bcpoli

— Norm Farrell (@Norm_Farrell) September 11, 2014

And of course, transit taxes and bridge tolls are now popular ways to raise government revenues.

— Norm Farrell (@Norm_Farrell) September 11, 2014

Regarding schools, Fassbender said government can legislate anything. Which is why they are losing in court. #bced #bcpoli

— Norm Farrell (@Norm_Farrell) September 11, 2014

Principal reports on devastating budget cuts to parent population. Such honesty needed for all of BC. #bced #bcpoli pic.twitter.com/aYeROVmdPh

— Karen Richard (@KarenRichard14) September 10, 2014

Gov’t worries #bced arbitration could mean new costs but was OK with NW Transmission line (for mining co.s) soaring $400M to $800m. #bcpoli

— Norm Farrell (@Norm_Farrell) September 11, 2014

Gov’t worries #bced arbitration could mean new costs but was OK when BC Place redo soared from $75M to $514M. #bcpoli http://t.co/aP5Ik9WVHx

— Norm Farrell (@Norm_Farrell) September 11, 2014

Gov’t worries #bced arbitration could mean new costs but was OK when Sea to Sky Hwy soared $400M to $795M. #bcpoli http://t.co/yGBKqUoiAc

— Norm Farrell (@Norm_Farrell) September 11, 2014

Gov’t worries #bced arbitration could mean new costs but was OK when Vancouver convention centre addon soared $495M to $883M. #bcpoli

— Norm Farrell (@Norm_Farrell) September 11, 2014

Gov’t worries #bced arbitration could mean new costs but was OK when S. Fraser Hwy soared $700M to $1260M. #bcpoli http://t.co/jreanVDu4P

— Norm Farrell (@Norm_Farrell) September 11, 2014

Gov’t worries #bced arbitration could mean new costs but was OK when Port Mann bridge & hwy project soared from $600M to $3,300M. #bcpoli

— Norm Farrell (@Norm_Farrell) September 11, 2014

Gov’t worries #bced arbitration could mean new costs but was OK when 2010 Olympics soared $600M to $7,000M. #bcpoli

— Norm Farrell (@Norm_Farrell) September 11, 2014

Gov’t worries #bced arbitration could mean new costs but was OK when BC Hydro made $55.3B in contractual commitments. #bcpoli

— Norm Farrell (@Norm_Farrell) September 12, 2014

Gov’t worries #bced arbitration means new costs but was OK increasing provincial debt by $23B in last 5 years.#bcpoli
http://t.co/QKXGukwyrC

— Norm Farrell (@Norm_Farrell) September 12, 2014

2009 to 2013, BC post secondary educ spending up 4% while elementary & secondary funding down 3%. (in 2013 $) #bced #bcpoli

— Norm Farrell (@Norm_Farrell) September 12, 2014

BC Gov’t can’t afford more for #bced but St. George’s, a favoured private school got 16% more from gov’t in FY2014 than in 2013. #bcpoli

— Norm Farrell (@Norm_Farrell) September 13, 2014

Funding comparisons, private & public schools in BC. #bced #bcpoli http://t.co/deI5jWjYfs pic.twitter.com/fQfxqPpUNU

— Norm Farrell (@Norm_Farrell) September 13, 2014

If we matched 2001 resource revenues, we’d have $2.5B more to spend. #bcpoli #bced http://t.co/B5rzzDwfLN @EWayneRoss @briancampbellC1

— Norm Farrell (@Norm_Farrell) September 14, 2014

BC Gov’t projects economy to grow 19% over 5 years. Teachers’ ask in 5 yr. contract is affordable. #bced #bcpoli http://t.co/PuUrTh71uU

— Norm Farrell (@Norm_Farrell) September 14, 2014

Anyone seen or heard detailed analysis of J. Griffin’s judgments in corporate media? I seem to have missed it. #bcpoli #bced

— Norm Farrell (@Norm_Farrell) September 14, 2014

Liberal preference: no limits, no consultations. #bcpoli #bced http://t.co/kwXNXCybio pic.twitter.com/ojRAyvIl3e

— Norm Farrell (@Norm_Farrell) September 14, 2014

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