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Tribunal Initiates Inquiry—Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Line Pipe from China

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

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) today initiated a preliminary injury inquiry into a complaint by Tenaris Canada, of Calgary, Alberta, and Evraz North America Inc., of Regina, Saskatchewan, that they have suffered injury as a re…

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CNSC updates REGDOC-3.5.2, Compliance and Enforcement: Administrative Monetary Penalties

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

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has updated REGDOC-3.5.2, Compliance and Enforcement: Administrative Monetary Penalties. Specifically, section 3.3 on “right to request a review” has been modified. The Commission Secretariat now has a form…

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Tribunal Establishes Advisory Committee

Posted August 14, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

In order to improve fairness, transparency and accessibility in the administration of Canada’s trade remedy system, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) has created an Advisory Committee comprised of a broad range of Canadian businesses, th…

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Tribunal Initiates Expiry Review—Steel Grating from China

Posted August 12, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) today initiated an expiry review of its finding made on April 19, 2011, in Inquiry No. NQ-2010-002, to determine if the continued or resumed dumping and subsidizing of steel grating from the Peop…

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Tribunal Issues Determination of Reasonable Indication of Injury—Hot-rolled Carbon Steel Plate and High-strength Low-alloy Steel Plate from India and Russia

Posted August 10, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) today determined that there is a reasonable indication that the dumping and subsidizing of hot-rolled carbon steel plate and high-strength low-alloy steel plate from the Republic of India and the…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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<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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External Panel Biographies

Posted July 17, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

External Panel Biographies

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Government of Canada Establishes External Panel on options for a legislative response to <em>Carter v. Canada</em>

Posted July 17, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Peter MacKay and Minister of Health Rona Ambrose announced the establishment of an external panel that will consult with Canadians on options to respond to the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision…

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Canada Border Services Agency celebrates the success of its new officer trainees

Posted July 16, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) today congratulates recruits who have completed the Officer Induction Training Program (OITP) at the CBSA College in Rigaud, Quebec. The following individuals were recognized for their academic excellence, leade…

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Federal Government Invests in New Vessels to Support Fisheries and Oceans’ Conservation and Protection Capability

Posted July 14, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

July 14, 2015 – Halifax, Nova Scotia

The Honourable Peter MacKay, Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and Member of Parliament for Central Nova, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fish…

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Federal Government Invests in New Vessels to Support Fisheries and Oceans’ Conservation and Protection Capability

Posted July 14, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

July 14, 2015 – Halifax, Nova Scotia

The Honourable Peter MacKay, Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and Member of Parliament for Central Nova, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fish…

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The Canadian Coast Guard Welcomes the Arrival of the CCGS <em>A. LeBlanc</em>, a New Patrol Vessel

Posted July 9, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

July 9, 2015

GASPÉ. Quebec – Today the Canadian Coast Guard inaugurated its newest Hero-class mid-shore patrol vessel, CCGS A. LeBlanc into the fleet.This vessel will be used mainly to enforce fisheries regulations in the St. Lawrence River and Gulf of St. Lawrence.

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Minister MacKay to Make a Funding Announcement

Posted July 8, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Peter MacKay, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Central Nova, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, accompanied by Randy Kamp, M.P. for Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge-Mission, will make a funding announcement.

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Minister MacKay to Make a Funding Announcement

Posted July 7, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Peter MacKay, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Central Nova, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and Colin Mayes, M.P. for Okanagan-Shuswap, will make a funding announcement.

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