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New Windsor wastewater treatment facility improves water quality for Nova Scotians

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

Quality water is integral to the health and wellbeing of our communities and to ensuring a clean environment for the future. The completion of the new wastewater treatment facility in Windsor is a key step to improving the quality of life for Nova Scot…

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The Government of Canada and VIA Rail Canada announce funding for infrastructure to improve quality of service for travellers

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

The Government of Canada recognizes the importance for Canadian travellers to access a national rail transportation service that is safe, secure, efficient, reliable, and environmentally sustainable, and that meets their needs.

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Government funding to help strengthen and broaden cargo services at Port Saint John

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

The governments of Canada and New Brunswick are committed to supporting Atlantic and Canadian businesses and building a vibrant economic future for the middle class while addressing regional challenges. This is why the federal and provincial governments are providing more than $136 million in funding to modernize Port Saint John’s Westside terminals.

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Undeclared firearms and undervalued goods part of CBSA Southern Ontario Region April highlights

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

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is pleased to share some of the enforcement highlights for April from our border crossings in the Southern Ontario Region.

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Government of Canada to make an announcement regarding Marijuana

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

Minister Jane Philpott, Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould, Parliamentary Secretary Bill Blair

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Minister Bennett to deliver keynote address at Association of First Nations’ Housing and Infrastructure Forum

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

The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, will deliver a keynote address at the Assembly of First Nations National Housing and Infrastructure Forum in Winnipeg, Manitoba

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Statement from Health Canada concerning access to cannabis for medical purposes

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

OTTAWA – In response to the Federal Court of Canada’s decision in Allard v. Canada, Health Canada today announced the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR). The ACMPR will replace the Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MM…

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Minister Chagger to Deliver the Key Note Address to the Wellington-Waterloo Community Futures Development Corporation Annual General Meeting

Posted  July 19, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Minister of Small Business and Tourism and Member of Parliament for Waterloo will deliver the keynote address at the Wellington-Waterloo Community Futures Development Corporation Annual General Meeting.

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2016 Canadian Aerospace Summit

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

Thank you very much, Jim [Jim Quick, President and CEO, Aerospace Industries Association of Canada], for that kind introduction and for inviting me today.

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Starting the summer with new jobs and opportunities across Canada

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

The Government of Canada is releasing details about new projects and programs creating jobs and opportunities in every province and territory. This includes 24 new projects that will help under-represented Canadians improve their employability skills. …

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Minister Morneau Shares Vision for Long-Term Growth for the Middle Class With the St. John’s Board of Trade

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

Canadians deserve an economic plan and vision that put people first, strengthen the middle class, and make smart, necessary investments to grow the economy today, while positioning Canada as a leader in the world of tomorrow.

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Alma Gets Ready to Host Festirame 2016

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

The Government of Canada supports this popular celebration of sport and culture

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Statement by Minister Carolyn Bennett and Parliamentary Secretary and Member of Parliament for Labrador, Yvonne Jones, on International Inuit Day

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

The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, and Parliamentary Secretary and Member of Parliament for Labrador, Yvonne Jones, issued the following statement today on the occasion of International Inuit Day:

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Proposed regulations amending the ozone-depleting substances and halocarbon alternatives regulations

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

Environment and Climate Change Canada is proposing regulatory measures to reduce hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), powerful greenhouse gases (GHGs) increasingly used in commercial, industrial, and residential applications such as refrigeration, air-conditioni…

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Minister Morneau Announces Federal, Provincial and Municipal Working Group on Housing Market

Posted  June 23, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Ensuring the long-term financial security of Canadians is at the heart of the Government of Canada’s plan to help the middle class and those working hard to join it

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Boreal Forest May Find Safety in Quebec – 2016/06/18 – Pt. 2

Posted  June 17, 2016  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

A wetter Quebec may help the boreal forests there survive in the future.

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A dinosaur goes Hollywood

Posted  May 15, 2017  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

The Royal Ontario Museum unveiled anklyosaur, nicknamed zuul from Ghostbusters.

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Jake Gaudaur Veterans’ Award to be presented at 2016 Shaw CFL Awards

Posted  November 23, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will join Canadian Football League (CFL) Commissioner Jeffrey Orridge, members of the CFL and special guests, to present the prestigious Jake Gaudaur Vet…

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Sydney Harbour land transferred to Cape Breton Regional Municipality

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

The Honourable Mark Eyking, Member of Parliament for Sydney–Victoria, Nova Scotia, on behalf of the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, today announced the transfer of a parcel of land in the Port of Sydney. . .

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Government of Canada Announces $700,000 for Game-Changing British Columbia Business

Posted  December 9, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Today, the Honourable Hedy Fry, Member of Parliament for Vancouver Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada, announced $700,000 in funding to Pug Pharm Productions Inc. This investment will help commercialize a new version of the Picnic™ platform which is a highly scalable, cloud-deployed, online loyalty and social engagement engine.

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Canada and Romania sign new Administrative Arrangement

Posted  January 9, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) and the National Commission for Nuclear Activities Control (CNCAN) of Romania have signed today a new Administrative Arrangement. The updated Administrative Arrangement implements the provisions of the Nucl…

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Canadians have their say on an Accessible Canada in Vancouver and Ottawa

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

In the past two weeks, the Government of Canada held public sessions in Vancouver and Ottawa, as part of the consultation process to inform planned accessibility legislation. The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilit…

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Trees Talk To Each Other Using A Fungal Network – 2016/09/24 – Pt. 5

Posted  September 23, 2016  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

Trees communicate with each other through an underground fungal network.

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“The music of #MAGA: Fuel and fire for the Trumpian Right”

Posted  February 1, 2017  by  Kathy Shaidle
“The music of #MAGA: Fuel and fire for the Trumpian Right”

Wade T. Oberlin writes: People were upset about the use of beloved radio classics at Trump rallies, but those artists were typically white and statistically so was their target audience. Within the hip hop world, producers and rappers were at first divided over the Trump campaign but didn’t suffer so much from cultural appropriation. Instead, […]

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Government of Canada Renews Inflation-Target Agreement With the Bank of Canada

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

Government of Canada Renews Inflation-Target Agreement With the Bank of Canada

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Official Languages (Communications with and Services to the Public) Regulations Review

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

The Government of Canada is undertaking a review of the Official Languages (Communications with and Services to the Public) Regulations.

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Speaking notes for The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport – Transportation 2030

Posted  November 3, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

I am proud to be here in my city, Montréal. I am proud to be the federal MP for Notre-Dame-de-Grâce-Westmount and proud to be one of six Quebec ministers. Thank you, Mayor Coderre, for being here with us today

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Unprecedented cooperation with US antitrust enforcement authority leads to major cartel crackdown

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

Nishikawa Rubber Co., Ltd. (Nishikawa), a Japanese manufacturer of automotive parts, was charged in the United States (US), and has agreed to plead guilty and pay a fine of US$130 million, for its participation in an international bid‑rigging con…

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Support for innovation to create jobs, expand research and foster innovation

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

The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, and Philippe Couillard, Premier of Quebec, announced today a historic investment to help equip young Quebeckers with the quality post-secondary education that will help them achieve their g…

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‘How Many Fake News Hate Hoaxes Were Exposed Today Alone?’

Posted  December 22, 2016  by  Kathy Shaidle

Sailer writes, “I’m counting four”…

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Remarks for The Honourable Marc Garneau Minister of Transport for the News Conference After the Meeting of the Council of Ministers Responsible for Transportation and Highway Safety

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

Minister Del Duca and I have short statements to make before we open the floor for questions.

Today, I met for the second time with the provincial and territorial ministers responsible for transportation and highway safety

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Kaplan & Sprachman Architects and the Eglinton Theatre Recognized for their National Historic Significance

Posted  November 15, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Today, Parks Canada and the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada, commemorated the national historic significance of Kaplan & Sprachman, Architects, as a national historic event and the Eglinton Theatre as a national historic site. A special ceremony was held in Toronto, Ontario, with members of the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada and members of the Kaplan, Sprachman and Eglinton families.

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FedNor Invests $460,000 to Spur Innovation and Accelerate Economic Growth in Northeastern Ontario

Posted  January 19, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada is investing $460,000 to enable Innovation Initiatives Ontario North (IION) to implement phase three of its Step Forward Entrepreneurs Program (SFEP).

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Media Advisory – Grand Falls-Windsor, Newfoundland and Labrador

Posted  February 10, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event regarding the Grand Falls-Windsor Wastewater Treatment Facility with Scott Simms, Member of Parliament for Coast of Bays-Central-Notre Dame, on behalf of the Honourable Amarje…

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Parks Canada to honor local war time veterans during special commemorative event in St. Andrews, New Brunswick

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

Local war time heroes from the Charlotte County area will be recognized and commemorated during a special event to be held at St. Andrews Blockhouse National Historic Site.

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Government of Canada Celebrates the National Historical Significance of the 1972 Summit Series

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

Stéphane Lauzon, Parliamentary Secretary for Sport and Persons with Disabilities and Member of Parliament for Argenteuil-La Petite-Nation will participate in a Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada ceremony to highlight the national historic significance of the 1972 Summit Series.

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Government of Canada, Province of Ontario and Constance Lake First Nation Partner to Deliver Safe Drinking Water

Posted  June 21, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Today, the Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, along with Constance Lake First Nation Chief Rick Allen, announced the grand opening of a new water treatment plant that will deliver clean and safe drinking water …

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Government of Canada Reinstates the Modernized Court Challenges Program to Better Defend the Rights and Freedoms of Canadians

Posted  February 7, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Broader scope will clarify fundamental rights and make the justice system more accessible

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Product Management Workshop: Aug. 22-23 in Chicago

Posted  June 28, 2015  by  Anonymous

  Want to take  your Product craft to the next level? Attend the Craftsman PM 2-day hands-on Product Management workshop. Think holistically about building and marketing The Whole Product Go beyond MVP/Lean Startup and dogmatic frameworks Raise your Product Management game Details are here: The Craftsman PM: A 2-day Hands-on Workshop  Where: Blue1647, Chicago, IL When: August […]

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Minister Hehr to make announcement regarding office reopening in Windsor, Ontario

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

The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will announce plans to reopen the Veterans Affairs Canada office in Windsor Ontario

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