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Legal Aid

Posted June 8, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada currently contributes $128 million a year towards legal aid.

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Government ensuring access to justice through increased legal aid support

Posted June 8, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring that our justice system is fair, relevant and accessible to all Canadians.

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Canada ratifies international convention, takes stand against child labour and exploitation

Posted June 8, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Canada has officially ratified an international treaty that seeks to eliminate child labour and ensure children do not leave school to join the workforce full time.

The Honorable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Lab…

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The Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk will announce the Government of Canada’s ratification of the International Labour Organization’s Convention 138 Concerning Minimum Age for Admission to Employment

Posted June 7, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, will announce the Government of Canada’s ratification of the International Labour Organization’s Convention 138 Concerning Minimum Age for Admission to Employmen…

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Fisheries violations in Newfoundland and Labrador net significant penalties

Posted June 2, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The first quarter of 2016 saw over $83,000 in fines for fisheries violations in Newfoundland and Labrador, along with prohibitions, forfeitures, and jail time.

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Minister of Justice to Deliver Opening Remarks

Posted June 2, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, P.C., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, will deliver opening remarks at the Victims and Survivors of Crime Week Federal Symposium.

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New measures available to support victims of crime

Posted June 1, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

As part of the Victims and Survivors of Crime Week, Public Safety Canada announced that as of today, victims of crime now have more accessible information about the federally supervised offender who harmed them and additional ways to participate in the…

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Tribunal Continues its Finding — Liquid Dielectric Transformers from Korea

Posted May 31, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal has completed the interim review of its finding made on November 20, 2012, in Inquiry No. NQ-2012-001, in respect of liquid dielectric transformers having a top power handling capacity equal to or exceeding 60,…

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Major Investigation Leads to Significant Fines for Seafood Retailer

Posted May 31, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Vancouver, British Columbia – A major crackdown in 2014 by Fisheries and Oceans Canada on the illegal harvest and subsequent sale of crab and spot prawns into the Vancouver retail and restaurant seafood market, has led to a significant fine for a Vanco…

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CBSA officers stop the illegal exportation of gun parts at the Toronto Pearson International Airport

Posted May 31, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced today the seizure of arms and related material destined for Iraq at the Toronto Pearson International Airport (TPIA).

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Victims and Survivors of Crime Week 2016

Posted May 30, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Victims and Survivors of Crime Week takes place from May 29, 2016 to June 4, 2016. The Week is an annual outreach initiative of the Government of Canada.

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Government of Canada Launches Victims and Survivors of Crime Week

Posted May 30, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

A well-functioning justice system is one that serves all Canadians, protects the vulnerable, and builds a safer and better Canada. It is especially important to include the voices of those most affected by the justice system – victims and survivors.

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Can you help identify this man?

Posted May 30, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying an individual currently being held under immigration detention. The individual has been found inadmissible to Canada due to non-compliance with the Immigratio…

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Significant Sentence for Edmonton woman illegally employing foreign nationals

Posted May 25, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

On May 20, 2016, Jennilyn Morris, of Edmonton, was sentenced to four years incarceration, of which one and half years will be served concurrently, under two paragraphs of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA). Morris was also ordered to pay…

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Tribunal Issues Determination of Reasonable Indication of Injury—Welded Large Diameter Carbon and Alloy Steel Line Pipe from China and Japan

Posted May 24, 2016 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 welded large diameter carbon and alloy steel line pipe from the People’s Republic of China and Japan hav…

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Travellers transiting to and from Alaska reminded to declare their firearms at the Canadian border

Posted May 24, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) reminds travellers transiting through Canada to and from Alaska to declare any firearms in their possession to a CBSA officer when entering Canada. Failure to declare firearms may result in criminal prosecution …

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Minister of Justice Decision on Recommendations by the Canadian Judicial Council Related to Justice Déziel

Posted May 20, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

On May 16, 2016 the Minister of Justice advised the Canadian Judicial Council that she accepts its recommendation that the Honourable Justice Michel Déziel not be removed from office.

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Gender Identity and Gender Expression

Posted May 17, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Gender identity is each person’s internal and individual experience of gender.

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Government moves to strengthen laws against discrimination based on gender identity and expression

Posted May 17, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Diversity and inclusion are among Canada’s greatest strengths; Canadians must feel safe in their identities, and free to be themselves.

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Minister Wilson-Raybould to Make an Announcement

Posted May 16, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, P.C., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, accompanied by Randy Boissonnault, M.P for Edmonton Centre and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage, will make an announcement regard…

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Government of Canada Announces New Career Opportunities and Investments in Ocean and Freshwater Science

Posted May 11, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Ottawa, Ontario – Hunter Tootoo, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, accompanied by Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, today discussed exciting and innovative career opportunities in marine sciences with high school and univers…

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Special Statement at the Opening Ceremonies of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, 15<sup>th</sup> Session

Posted May 10, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Notes for an address by The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, PC, MP Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada

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Undeclared firearm seized at the Prescott port of entry

Posted May 5, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced today charges against a Mississippi man who attempted to smuggle a prohibited weapon from the United States at the Prescott port of entry.

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82 pellets of suspected cocaine seized from internal carrier at Edmonton International Airport

Posted May 5, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

On April 30, at the Edmonton International Airport, Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) officers intercepted a traveller returning to Canada who had ingested 82 pellets of suspected cocaine with a total weight of 978.6 grams.

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Stephen Leach Resigns as Chair of the CITT

Posted May 2, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Chair of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT), Stephen Leach, submitted his resignation to the Minister of Finance today.

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Statement by the Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour marking the National Day of Mourning

Posted April 28, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Canadians come together each year on this day to pay tribute to family, friends and colleagues who have been killed or injured, or have suffered illness due to a work-related incident. I offer my sincere condolences on behalf of the Government of Canad…

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Government shares considerations behind its proposed approach to medical assistance in dying

Posted April 22, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, tabled a paper examining several of the issues that the Government considered when developing Bill C-14 an Act to amend the Criminal Code and to make relate…

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Tribunal Continues Finding&mdash;Steel Grating from China

Posted April 18, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) today continued its finding made on April 19, 2011, in Inquiry No. NQ-2010-002, concerning the dumping and subsidizing of steel grating from the People’s Republic of China.

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Government introduces legislation to provide medical assistance in dying

Posted April 14, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Proposed federal approach respects personal choice while protecting vulnerable persons

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Medical Assistance in Dying

Posted April 14, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

In 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled in the Carter decision that sections of the Criminal Code that make it illegal for anyone, including a doctor, to cause the death of another person who consents to die or to assist a person to end their own li…

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Minister Wilson-Raybould to Make an Announcement

Posted April 13, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, P.C., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and the Honourable Jane Philpott, P.C., Minister of Health, will make an announcement regarding legislation on medical assistance in dying.

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Over 90 kg of suspected cocaine found in unclaimed luggage at Pearson

Posted April 12, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced today a significant seizure of 90.45 kg of suspected cocaine at the Toronto Pearson International Airport.

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Wanted by the CBSA program results in 67th arrest

Posted March 31, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced today the arrest of Mohamadou Carmara, who was recently featured on the “Wanted by the CBSA” list.

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Minister Wilson-Raybould to make an announcement

Posted March 30, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, P.C., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, will make an announcement regarding the new Canada Child Benefit program.

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Tribunal Initiates Inquiry&mdash;Large Line Pipe from China And Japan

Posted March 29, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) today initiated a preliminary injury inquiry into a complaint by Evraz Inc., NA Canada, of Regina, Saskatchewan, and Canadian National Steel Corporation, of Camrose, Alberta, that it has suffered…

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Tribunal Finds Injury&mdash;Carbon and Alloy Steel Line Pipe Originating in or Exported from China

Posted March 29, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) today found that the dumping and subsidizing of carbon and alloy steel line pipe originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China have caused injury to the domestic industry. Anti-d…

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Gun in camera bag, drugs in cracker box among CBSA’s February Alberta highlights

Posted March 29, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is pleased to share a sample of February highlights from its border crossings in southern Alberta:

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CBSA keeps 36 suspected criminals out of Saskatchewan in February

Posted March 29, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is pleased to share a sample of February highlights from its border crossings in Saskatchewan:

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The CBSA launches investigations into large line pipe from China and Japan

Posted March 29, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced today that it has launched an investigation into whether or not certain large line pipes from China and Japan are being sold at unfair prices into the Canadian market. It will also investigate whether …

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Patented Medicine Prices Review Board will hear allegations of breach of reporting requirements for leukemia drug

Posted March 24, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) will hold a public hearing with respect to allegations that Baxalta Canada Corporation failed to provide the PMPRB with the pricing and sales information required by section 80 of the Patent Act and sec…

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