BlogsCanada.ca
Canadian Blogs


 
 

 
General

Government of Canada announces plan to crack down on impaired driving

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

In support of the Government of Canada’s commitment to protect Canadians, Peter MacKay, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada today announced the introduction of the Dangerous and Impaired Driving Act.

Full Story »

 
General

The <em>Dangerous and Impaired Driving Act</em> – Criminal Code Reforms for Transportation-Related Offences

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

The Minister of Justice has introduced legislation that would modernize all transportation related offences in the Criminal Code

Full Story »

 
General

Portable meth lab seized at Sprague border crossing

Posted June 15, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced today that officers at the Sprague, Manitoba border crossing seized a portable methamphetamine laboratory from a traveller’s vehicle on June 4, 2015.

Full Story »

 
General

Minister Peter MacKay discusses cyberbullying with local students

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

Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Peter MacKay, today met with students, parents and staff of Dr. W. A. MacLeod Consolidated School to discuss the dangers of cyberbullying and to raise awareness of measures the Government has taken to …

Full Story »

 
General

Death of a CBSA Detainee

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

On June 11, 2015, the Canada Border Services Agency was notified by the Peterborough General Hospital that an adult male detainee who was receiving care, passed away in hospital.

Full Story »

 
General

Tribunal Initiates Inquiry&mdash;Hot-rolled Carbon Steel Plate and High-strength Low-alloy Steel Plate from India and Russia

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

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) today initiated a preliminary injury inquiry into a complaint by Essar Steel Algoma Inc. of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, that it has suffered injury as a result of the dumping and subsidizing of ho…

Full Story »

 
General

Minister Mackay to Meet With Middle School Students to Discuss Cyberbullying

Posted June 11, 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 meet with middle school students to discuss cyberbullying.

Full Story »

 
General

Government of Canada moves to restore mandatory minimum penalties for illegal possession of loaded prohibited or restricted firearms

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

Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Peter MacKay today announced the introduction of legislation to restore mandatory minimum penalties (MMPs), in defined circumstances, for the illegal possession of a loaded prohibited or restricted fir…

Full Story »

 
General

The <em>Penalties for the Criminal Possession of Firearms Act</em>

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

The Government of Canada remains committed to keeping streets and communities safe for Canadians and their families.

Full Story »

 
General

Convictions Under the <em>Fisheries Act</em>, Magdalen Islands

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

June 10, 2015

QUÉBEC – Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, has released a list of fishermen in the Magdalen Islands convicted of various offences and fined in recent months under the Fisheries Act.

Full Story »

 
General

Convictions Under the <em>Fisheries Act</em>, North Shore

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

June 10, 2015

QUÉBEC – Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, has released a list of fishermen from North Shore fined in recent months for various offences under the Fisheries Act.

Full Story »

 
General

Convictions Under the <em>Fisheries Act</em>, Gaspe Peninsula

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

June 10, 2015

QUÉBEC – Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, has released a list of fishermen from Gaspé Peninsula and Lower St.Lawrence fined in recent months for various offences under the Fisheries Act.

Full Story »

 
General

Minister MacKay to Make an Announcement

Posted June 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 Robert Sopuck, M.P. for Dauphin-Sawn River-Marquette will make an announcement about upcoming criminal justice legislation.

Full Story »

 
General

Government of Canada Introduces Measures to Protect Personal Information of Canadians

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

Today, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Peter MacKay, announced the introduction of legislation aimed at better protecting Canadians and their personal information, by preventing the misuse of genetic information in Canada.

Full Story »

 
General

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…

Full Story »

 
General

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…

Full Story »

 
General

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).

Full Story »

 
General

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.

Full Story »

 
General

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.

Full Story »

 
General

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.

Full Story »

 
General

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.

Full Story »

 
Educational Training

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 …

Full Story »

 
General

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.

Full Story »

 
General

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…

Full Story »

 
General

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…

Full Story »

 
General

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.

Full Story »

 
General

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:

Full Story »

 
General

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).

Full Story »

 
General

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:

Full Story »

 
General

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:

Full Story »

 
General

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:

Full Story »

 
General

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:

Full Story »

 
General

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.

Full Story »

 
General

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).

Full Story »

 
General

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.

Full Story »

 
General

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.

Full Story »

 
General

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.

Full Story »

 
General

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…

Full Story »

 
General

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…

Full Story »

 
General

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…

Full Story »


The Latest