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Protecting Canadians Against Genetic Discrimination

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

In the October 2013 Speech from the Throne, the Government of Canada committed to taking steps to help prevent discrimination on the basis of genetic testing, to better ensure the safety and protection of Canadians, from the possible misuse of their pe…

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

Posted June 4, 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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Fisher Receives $12,000 in Fines and Forfeitures for Turbot Infractions

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

Joey Leyte of Seldom has been convicted under Section 22(7) of the Fishery (General) Regulations for failing to accurately report the amount of gear fished, as well as exceeding his trip limit for Greenland Halibut (Turbot).

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CHRC Statement on the release of Administrative Segregation in Federal Corrections: 10 Year Trends, a report by the Office of the Correctional Investigator

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

The Canadian Human Rights Commission shares the concerns of the Office of the Correctional Investigator (OCI) regarding overuse of administrative segregation, particularly in the case of prisoners with mental illness.

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A company from Laval and its Gatineau owner accused of tobacco contraband

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

Today, May 28, 2015, Stéphane Grenier and his company 8574251 Canada Inc. appeared at the Laval Court House on tobacco contraband charges.

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Wanted by the CBSA program results in 61st and 62nd arrests

Posted May 26, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced today the arrests of Phuc Doan Nguyen and Luis Alberto Simas who were featured on the “Wanted by the CBSA” list.

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North American Energy Ministers Establish a Working Group on Climate Change and Energy

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

May 25, 2015, Mérida, Mexico – The Honorable Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources; Pedro Joaquín-Coldwell, Mexico’s Secretary of Energy; and Ernest J. Moniz, U.S. Secretary of Energy, today announced the establishment of a North American Energy Ministers’ Working Group on Climate Change and Energy.

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Government of Canada funds innovative family law projects in British Columbia

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

Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Peter MacKay today announced funding of over $230,000 to the Justice Education Society of British Columbia for two innovative projects that will help Canadian families deal with complex issues related …

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Minister MacKay to Make a Funding Announcement.

Posted May 21, 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, will make a funding announcement.

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Illegal Fishing of Crab Pots Results in Fines and Forfeiture of Catch

Posted May 11, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

May 11, 2015 – St-John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador

Basil Diamond and Gary Hoffe, both of Change Islands, have been convicted on a total of three counts under Section 22(7) of the Fishery (General) Regulations. All three charges relate to a crab pot s…

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Statement by Minister Poilievre and Minister Blaney

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

We would like to congratulate Service Canada’s Integrity Services Branch and the RCMP Federal Operations Unit on their successful collaboration regarding the investigation of an Employment Insurance (EI) fraud scheme committed by Ryan Bear from Burnt C…

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Lobster Fishery Violation – Eastern New Brunswick

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

May 8, 2015 – Moncton, New Brunswick

Fisheries and Oceans Canada – Gulf Region announced today a fisherman has been fined for a fishing violation in Eastern New Brunswick.

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Statement from Minister MacKay to mark Belonging: National Day to End Bullying

Posted May 6, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, Peter MacKay, issued the following statement to mark Belonging: National Day to End Bullying:

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MPCC Chair in Annual Report 2014: “Ensuring accountability depends on access to information”

Posted May 6, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

‘Ensuring Accountability’ is more than just the title of the annual report tabled today in the House of Commons by the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of National Defence, on behalf of the Military Police Complaints Commission of Canada (MPCC).

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Federal Court Judicial Appointment Announced

Posted May 5, 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, today announced the following appointment:

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Nova Scotia Judicial Appointment Announced

Posted May 5, 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, today announced the following appointment:

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Ontario Judicial Appointments Announced

Posted May 5, 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, today announced the following appointments:

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New Brunswick Judicial Appointment Announced

Posted May 5, 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, today announced the following appointment:

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Minister of Justice National Youth Justice Policing Award 2015

Posted May 1, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Minister of Justice National Youth Justice Policing Award is presented in collaboration with the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) and the Canadian Police Association (CPA).

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Minister MacKay partners with police associations to launch call for nominations for the Minister of Justice National Youth Justice Policing Awards

Posted May 1, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Peter MacKay launched the call for nominations for the 2015 Minister of Justice National Youth Justice Policing Awards.

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March enforcement highlights from southern Manitoba

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

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is pleased to share a sample of March 2015 highlights from the border crossings in southern Manitoba. This sampling underscores the CBSA’s commitment to protecting Canada’s security and prosperity.

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March enforcement/border highlights from southern Alberta

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

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is pleased to share a sample of March 2015 highlights from the border crossings in southern Alberta. This sampling underscores the CBSA’s commitment to protecting Canada’s security and prosperity.

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March enforcement highlights from southern Saskatchewan

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

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is pleased to share a sample of March 2015 highlights from the border crossings in southern Saskatchewan. This sampling underscores the CBSA’s commitment to protecting Canada’s security and prosperity.

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Minister Blaney Highlights the Royal Assent of the Fairness for the Victims of Violent Offenders Act

Posted April 23, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, the Honourable Steven Blaney and Member of Parliament for Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Westdale, David Sweet, highlighted the Royal Assent of the Fairness for the Victims of Violent O…

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Lunenburg County Fishery Convictions

Posted April 23, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

DARTMOUTH, NOVA SCOTIA – Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), Maritimes Region announced today that a Lunenburg County man has been convicted and fined a total of $70,000 under the Fisheries Act for failing to provide an accurate hail of fish on board hi…

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Government of Canada Holds Vancouver Symposium for 10th Annual National Victims of Crime Awareness Week

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

Today, the Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, P.C., Q.C., MP for Delta-Richmond-East and Minister of National Revenue, on behalf of Peter MacKay, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, welcomed participants to a federal symposium for the 1…

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Yarmouth County Fishery Convictions

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

DARTMOUTH, NOVA SCOTIA ¿ Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Maritimes Region announced today that two Yarmouth County men, arrested in 2012 for possessing 6,222 illegal-sized lobsters, were convicted last week and fined a total of $62,500 under the Fisheries Act.

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Magna Carta and the Development of Law around the World

Posted April 21, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Notes for an address by
The Honourable Peter MacKay, PC, MP
Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada
For the
Panel Presentation Global Law Summit Session
“Magna Carta and the Development of Law around the World”

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The Costs of Crime in Canada

Posted April 21, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Notes for an address by The Honourable Peter MacKay, PC, MP Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada

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Government of Canada Launches 10th Annual National Victims of Crime Awareness Week

Posted April 20, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Government of Canada Launches 10th Annual National Victims of Crime Awareness Week

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Government Actions to Protect Canadians and Recognize the Rights of Victims

Posted April 20, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Government Actions to Protect Canadians and Recognize the Rights of Victims

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National Victims of Crime Awareness Week 2015

Posted April 20, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

National Victims of Crime Awareness Week 2015

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Legislation to Keep Contraband Tobacco Off Canadian Streets Comes Into Force

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

Today, Justice Minister and Attorney General Peter MacKay and Robert Goguen, Parliamentary Secretary and MP for Moncton-Dieppe-Riverview, announced that the Tackling Contraband Tobacco Act has now come into force.

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<em>Tackling Contraband Tobacco Act</em>

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

The Government has advanced its efforts to combat the trafficking and cross-border smuggling of contraband tobacco by creating a new Criminal Code offence with mandatory minimum penalties of imprisonment for repeat offenders. Many of these offenders ar…

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Minister of Justice to Make a Funding Announcement

Posted April 9, 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 Bob Dechert, M.P. for Mississauga-Erindale and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice, will make a funding an…

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Crab Fisherman to Pay More than $20,000 in Fines and Forteitures for Fishing an Area not Specified in his Licence

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

April 7, 2015 – St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador

Chesley Coish of Hilgrade has been convicted of two counts of fishing in an area not specified in his crab license, a violation of the Fishery (General) Regulations. One occurrence took place in 2012 and the other in 2013.

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Tribunal Finds Threat of Injury&mdash;Oil Country Tubular Goods Originating in or Exported from Nine Countries

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

Ottawa, Ontario, April 2, 2015-The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) today found that the dumping of oil country tubular goods, originating in or exported from Chinese Taipei, the Republic of India, the Republic of Indonesia, the Rep…

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Drug and Alcohol Prohibition Compliance

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

The Response to the Supreme Court of Canada Decision in R. v. Shoker Act amends the Criminal Code to establish the ability of police and probation officers to collect bodily samples from offenders who are under a court order to abstain from consuming d…

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Legislation Comes Into Force to Ensure Offenders Comply With Court Orders Prohibiting Alcohol and Illicit Drug Use

Posted March 31, 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 Response to the Supreme Court of Canada Decision in R. v. Shoker Act. The legislation supports the Government of Canada’s commitment to help ke…

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Ontario Judicial Appointments Announced

Posted March 30, 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, today announced the following appointments:

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