Almost 7 years ago, while going through some personal issues, I made a terrible mistake and ended up being convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) in the State of California. It was a dark period in my life, but I have moved on and learned my lesson. This spring, however, my intoxicated driving conviction […]
Bright outbursts of light from comets are likely caused by avalanches.
Members of the media are invited to attend an important event with Darshan Kang, Member of Parliament for Calgary Skyview, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada and Minister responsib…
Today’s visit to Montreal’s Centre for the prevention of radicalization leading to violence reinforced for me the importance of the Government of Canada working ever more closely together with community organizations and all orders of government to add…
The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will be attending the UN Habitat III Summit on the New Urban Agenda in Quito, Ecuador, from October 17-20, 2016.
The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that the Government of Canada is taking action to address the risks associated with recurrent floods in the Lake Champlain-Richelieu River basin, located in southern Quebec, northeastern New York State and northwestern Vermont.
On Wednesday, November 9, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance François-Philippe Champagne, along with Mark Gerretsen, Member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands, will hold an open Facebook Live town hall in Kingston as part of the pre-budget consultations for Budget 2017.
Canada’s national parks and historic sites belong to all Canadians. They represent the very best that Canada has to offer and tell the stories of who we are, including the history, cultures and contributions of Indigenous Peoples.
Joe Bob Briggs explains “How to think Trump”: Scott Pruitt, the Attorney General of Oklahoma, is being appointed by Trump to head the EPA because Trump wants to piss off the environmentalists. “Environmental” is in the name of the agency—hence, Trumpian logic applied, you need somebody who is gonna nuke the D.C. attitude. Pruitt has […]
On December 20, 2016, Tidan Inc. and seven associated companies pleaded guilty to 52 charges and were fined $975,000 for violating the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA) and the PCB Regulations.
Statement on Raoul Wallenberg Day
Paul Lefebvre, Member of Parliament for Sudbury, will be joined by Marc Serré, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt, to make an important FedNor announcement on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor. The announcement will support small business growth and job creation.
Freedom of religion or belief, including the ability to worship in peace and security, is a universal human right. It is protected by the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and is enshrined in both the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the…
Many Canadian small- and medium-sized manufacturers delay adopting new technology, because of the risk of making large, upfront investments without first testing their innovations. By investing in a new advanced manufacturing network in the Golden Hors…
The Evergreen extension, which will bring reliable rapid transit service between Coquitlam, Port Moody and Burnaby, was officially opened today by B.C. Premier Christy Clark, Dan Ruimy, Member of Parliament for Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge on behalf of the…
Environment and Climate Change Canada’s Canadian Wildlife Service (CWS) hosted events in Sackville, NB to celebrate the Migratory Birds Convention Centennial. This international agreement has led to the protection of migrating birds for their nutrition…
The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, will travel to Tunis, Tunisia, to co-chair Tunisia 2020, an international conference in support of Tunisia’s economic, social and sustainable development, to…
Today, the Village of Bible Hill celebrated the grand opening of a newly constructed natural playground. The playground’s construction was supported by a $50,000 non-repayable contribution through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program (CIP150).
The governments of Canada and Ontario are making investments to create jobs and grow the middle class, while building a foundation for a strong, sustainable economic future. Investing in public infrastructure supports efficient and affordable transit s…
Frogs can change the viscosity of their saliva to help secure an insect on their tongue.
I just finished reading Brad Warner’s latest book Don’t be a Jerk and Other Practical Advice from Dōgen, Japan’s Greatest Zen Master and have to say that I quite enjoyed it. I must begin by admitting that I’m not a Zen student, so I come at this with a particular lens that may differ from […]
Heather Grant (BA Hons [History and German], Queen’s University, 1989; LLB, Dalhousie University, 1992; LLM, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, 1998) served as legal counsel at the Canadian International Trade Tribunal following her admission to…
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I am very happy to be in Bamako today on the occasion of my first official mission to Africa.
The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Minister of Small Business and Tourism, and Anthony Rota, Member of Parliament for Nipissing–Timiskaming, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor, today announced an investment of $479,872 to help maximize the economic potential of Northern Ontario’s agriculture, agri-food and equine industries.
The Hon. John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, today issued the following statement on Francophone Immigration Week:
November 4, 2016 – Beijing, China – Innovovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
The Government of Canada recognizes the importance of science and innovation to economic growth in the 21st century. It is why the Government launched the Inclusive Innovation Agenda
The Government of Canada values how post-secondary institutions equip young Canadians with the education and training they need for future careers that will help them join a strong, healthy middle class.
Parks Canada’s Underwater Archaeology Team will participate in a media availability following their return from the Arctic as part of their on-going investigation of the 1845 Franklin Expedition.
The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, and the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, will make an announc…
The Havana International Book Fair is considered Cuba’s premier cultural event at this time of year, with more than 600,000 attendees. The primary business at the fair is selling books directly to Cuban consumers at accessible prices in an outdoor fest…
Cape Spear Lighthouse National Historic Site Management Plan Tabled in Parliament
The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, and the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today issued the following statement marking Human Rights Day
Canada is working in partnership with First Nations to improve the quality of life on reserves and in remote and isolated communities.
Stéphane Lauzon to Attend the 2016 National Diving Championships
The Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund is a $2-billion initiative designed to modernize research and commercialization facilities at Canadian universities, colleges and polytechnics.
An operations, maintenance and storage facility designed and built by York Region Rapid Transit Corporation (YRRTC) has received LEED Silver certification from the Canada Green Building Council.