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Canada Remembers the 100th Anniversaries of the Battles of the Somme and Beaumont-Hamel

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

On behalf of the Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, Karen McCrimmon, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will attend July 1s…

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Government of Canada delivers more than $29.5 million to Saskatchewan for community infrastructure projects

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

Investing in infrastructure is vital to strengthening the middle class and growing the economy for years to come. Modern, efficient community infrastructure contributes to a high quality of life by helping connect people to jobs, improve water systems,…

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Bill Nye on Marching for Science: ‘Science is political!’

Posted  April 20, 2017  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

Bill Nye says the thing to keep in mind when it comes to climate change is that ‘we’re all in this together.’

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Mindfulness Breathing

Posted  January 13, 2017  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

The author of the new book, “Breathe: The simple, revolutionary 14-day program to improve your mental and physical health” talks about the importance of breathing to meditation in this web-extra segment.

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Watch the full version of Mabel, Teresa MacInnes’s NFB documentary about 90-year-old hairdressing dynamo Mabel Robinson, Dec. 27 on CBC Nova Scotia. This holiday season, discover the story of Hubbards’ own queen of shampoo ‘n’ sets.

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

Following the world premiere of Teresa MacInnes’s National Film Board of Canada (NFB) short documentary Mabel at the Atlantic Film Festival, 90-year-old hairdresser Mabel Robinson of Hubbards, Nova Scotia, became an online sensation when CBC Nova Scoti…

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Statement by the Honorable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour

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

I am pleased that Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) have successfully reached new tentative agreements. This means that Canadian families and businesses can continue to rely on the postal service to be there for them when they…

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Fort Kids have fun at Fort Wellington National Historic Site all summer long

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

Fort Kids have fun at Fort Wellington National Historic Site all summer long

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Chair Kathy Fox statement on the expedited removal of legacy tank cars for crude oil transport

Posted  July 26, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

TSB issues statement on expedited removal of legacy tank cars.

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7,000 Methane Bubbles Beneath Siberia

Posted  April 13, 2017  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

The permafrost in Siberia is melting, giving up methane and eventually forming lakes.

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Statement from the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship

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

The Hon. John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, today issued the following statement on Francophone Immigration Week:

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No amount of hurricane destruction can change some views on climate change

Posted  September 15, 2017  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

Neither Harvey nor Irma are likely to change America’s climate change attitudes

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Peter Hitchens: ‘…the empty, wet seats (…) beautifully sum up my view of the Olympics’

Posted  August 22, 2016  by  Kathy Shaidle

Peter Hitchens writes: The country I am thinking of is East Germany, the self-styled ‘German Democratic Republic’. You may remember the superb figure skater Katarina Witt, who won Winter Olympic gold medals in 1984 and 1988, and a pile of other awards for her ghastly country in the years just before it collapsed in a […]

Kathy Shaidle’s NEW book, Confessions of a Failed Slut, is available HERE.
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New dinosaur had duck legs, a swan neck and penguin flippers

Posted  December 8, 2017  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

Halszkaraptor had an unusual array of features, but was also rare in that it was a water living dinosaur.

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Seniors in Weymouth will benefit from much-needed renovations in support of projects and events in their community

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

Seniors in Weymouth have received financial support to conduct facility renovations in support of their projects and events, today announced Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Fam…

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Health Canada Moving Quickly to Control Chemicals Used to Make Fentanyl

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

Canada is experiencing a growing number of opioid overdoses and deaths across the country, and days such as the International Overdose Awareness Day are bringing needed attention to this crisis. The Government of Canada is committed to addressing this …

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Ministerial Special Representative to support finalizing land claim for the Dehcho First Nations

Posted  June 27, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada and the Government of the Northwest Territories announced a Ministerial Special Representative (MSR) will be appointed for the negotiations with the Dehcho First Nations in the Northwest Territories.

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Government of Canada Focused on Making a Difference for First Nations Children and Families

Posted  October 27, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

“Our priority continues to be first and foremost the wellbeing of children. Our government welcomes, accepts and is complying with the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal rulings and orders regarding Child and Family Services on reserve and Jordan’s Principle.

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Government of Canada to Announce Support for Community Infrastructure in Saskatchewan

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

Members of the media are invited to attend an important event with the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, and Member of Parliament for Regina-Wascana, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of I…

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Solve a real murder mystery in the heart of the Klondike goldfields at Klondike National Historic Sites!

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

Solve a real murder mystery in the heart of the Klondike goldfields at Klondike National Historic Sites!

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Inside a Fentanyl High, Withdrawl and Overdose – 2016/11/26

Posted  November 25, 2016  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

Fentanyl addiction affects people from all walks of life, two people tell their story.

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Teeth scratches show earliest evidence of right-handedness

Posted  April 13, 2017  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

Fossil teeth from 1.8 million years ago indicate right-handedness in one Homo habilis.

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Convictions under the Fsheries Act, Gaspe Area

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

Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, has released a list of fishers fined in recent months for various offences under the Fisheries Act.

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Joint statement on the release of the Binational Ecological Risk Assessment of Grass Carp for the Great Lakes Basin

Posted  January 27, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Ottawa, Ontario – The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, and the Honourable Kathryn McGarry, Ontario’s Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry made the following statement today:

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Books

Recently Read: The Body of Chris

Posted  December 13, 2015  by  Tanya McGinnity

Judging a book by its cover, this one features a color photo of a shirtless, tattooed man emblazoned across the book jacket. While this is quite common with many of the publications sitting on bookshelves today – memoirs of heavy metal musicians or biographies of male supermodels- this one is quite different and exceptionally powerful. […]

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Government of Canada is launching a new recruitment process for members of the Social Security Tribunal of Canada

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

Today, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, announced that the Government of Canada has launched a process for the recruitment of Social Security Tribunal members via the new Governor in Council appoin…

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Annual Tourism Congress takes stock of Canada’s successful year

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

Following the best summer for tourism in more than a decade, Lonely Planet’s top pick of Canada for Best in Travel 2017 and National Geographic Traveler Magazine’s inclusion of Banff in its Best Trips list, the tourism sector has much to celebrate.

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This Author Tried to Learn to Sniff Like a Dog – 2016/11/19

Posted  November 18, 2016  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

In her new book, “Being a Dog,” Dr. Alexandra Horowitz explores what make dogs such great smellers, then ties it herself.

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Canada to co-host Iraq pledging conference

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

The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today announced that further to the Government of Canada’s commitment to deepening its engagement as a determined and effective peacebuilder, Canada will join with the United States, Germany and Japan to co-host the Pledging Conference in Support of Iraq, in Washington, D.C., on July 20, 2016.

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The Government of Canada to invest nearly $1.8 billion to spur clean innovation in developing countries

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

Today, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, and the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, announced that Canada will invest over $1.8 billion to mobilise priv…

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Productive consultations on flexible work arrangements

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

The Government is firmly committed to supporting our middle class and those working hard to join it and that includes the many Canadian families increasingly struggling to balance work and family.

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Seizure of contraband at Donnacona Institution

Posted  January 13, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

On January 12, 2017 at around 3:00 p.m., security intelligence officers at Donnacona Institution, a maximum security federal penitentiary, intercepted an inmate who was attempting to bring contraband into the institution.

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The Chief of the Defence Staff announces additional Canadian Armed Forces General and Flag Officer senior appointments, promotions, and retirements

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

General Jonathan Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff, is pleased to announce additions to the list of Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) General and Flag Officer senior appointments, promotions and retirements that will occur in 2016.

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How Ebola Became More Contagious In Humans – 2016/11/12 – Pt. 2

Posted  November 10, 2016  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

Research into the ebola virus finds how it mutated and became better at infecting humans.

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Minister Goodale discussed border commitments with U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Johnson

Posted  October 27, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Ralph Goodale met with Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson in Ottawa to discuss Canada-U.S. border cooperation.

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Parks Canada invites visitors to enjoy the best of Scotland

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

Parks Canada invites visitors to enjoy the best of Scotland

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Backgrounder: Governments of Canada and British Columbia unveil details of BC Transit projects

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

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, and British Columbia Premier Christy Clark announced on June 16, 2016, that the Government of Canada is providing British Columbia with $90 million for BC Transit capital funding projects through the new Public Transit Infrastructure Fund (PTIF). The federal Government will fund up to 50% of the eligible project costs under this Fund. With contributions from the Province of BC and local governments, more than $196 million will be going toward the projects, which include:

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Top 10 facts the mainstream media won’t tell you about the Orlando terrorist attack

Posted  June 21, 2016  by  Ezra Levant

A video has been circulating the net showing a group of Muslims refusing to stand while the national anthem plays.

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How can electric cars be without carbon emissions if the source of the electricity is a carbon source?

Posted  November 24, 2017  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

Electric cars are powered by sources that emit carbon, so are not truly free of such emissions.

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Media Advisory – Alberton, Prince Edward Island

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

Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure announcement with the Honourable Wade MacLauchlan, Premier of Prince Edward Island; Robert J. Morrissey, Member of Parliament for Egmont, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; and the Honourable Paula Biggar, Minister of Transportation, Infrastructure and Energy for Prince Edward Island.

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Reminder – International Trade Minister will be in Toronto to consult on Trans-Pacific Partnership

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

The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, will be in Toronto, Ontario, where she will host a town hall meeting on the Trans-Pacific Partnership at the University of Toronto, open to the public.

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