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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 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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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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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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<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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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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CBSA seizes 160 000 euros in suspected proceeds of crime at the Montréal-Trudeau International Airport

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

In June 2015, border services officers at the Montréal-Trudeau International Airport seized a large amount of suspected proceeds of crime: 160 000 euros (about Can$220,000) hidden in the suitcase of a Canadian traveller arriving from Spain.

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Tribunal Finds Threat of Injury&mdash;Photovoltaic Modules and Laminates from China

Posted July 3, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) today found that the dumping and subsidizing of photovoltaic modules and laminates, originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China, have not caused but are threatening to cause in…

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

Posted July 2, 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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Man fined for misrepresentation

Posted July 2, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced today that on June 29, 2015, in Woodstock Provincial Court, Momar Diba, 35, a resident of Senegal, was found guilty of misrepresentation under subsection 127 (a) of the Immigration and Refugee Protecti…

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Travel tips from the CBSA for the summer travel season

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

As we celebrate Canada Day and kick off the busy summer travel season the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) wishes to remind travellers of some important travel tips. The CBSA makes every effort to effectively manage the increased volumes of passeng…

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Publication of Packaging and Transport of Nuclear Substances Regulations, 2015

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

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has published the Packaging and Transport of Nuclear Substances Regulations, 2015 in the Canada Gazette, Part II, and they are now in force.

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Nearly $100,000 in suspected proceeds of crime seized at North Portal

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

crime from a traveller at the North Portal border crossing in southern Saskatchewan on June 19, 2015. Officers referred a U.S. man for further examination, and during a vehicle search, found Can$98,800 in U.S. currency spread throughout the vehicle.

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Contract awarded for Toronto Immigration Holding Centre

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

A vendor has been awarded the contract to provide an Immigration Holding Centre (IHC) for the Greater Toronto Region. The contract was awarded to Corbel Management Corp (Corbel) by Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) through a competiti…

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Southern Ontario Region anticipates a busy summer season

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

The Canada Day and Independence Day holidays kick-off the summer season at the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA). This summer we also welcome the 2015 Pan and Parapan American Games to Toronto and surrounding areas.

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