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Agriculture

Minister of Agriculture Visits Saskatchewan to Discuss Key Agricultural Issues

Posted  August 18, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Lawrence MacAulay is in Saskatchewan this week to discuss key issues facing the agriculture sector.

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Minister LeBlanc Accepts Key Recommendation of Advisory Panel on LIFO

Posted  July 6, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, issued the following statement

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Tribunal Finds Injury—Welded Large Diameter Carbon and Alloy Steel Line Pipe from China and Japan

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

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) today found that the dumping of welded large diameter carbon and alloy steel line pipe, originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China (China) and Japan, and the subsidizing of th…

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Statement by Minister Joly on Rosh Hashanah

Posted  October 2, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

This evening, Jewish communities across Canada will gather in synagogues and temples to celebrate the beginning of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year…

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The Armand-Frappier Museum Demystifies Allergies

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

Government of Canada Invests in a Travelling Exhibition on Allergies

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International Trade Minister announces tariff elimination on tech products

Posted  July 4, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Canadians will benefit from lower costs and increased trade opportunities as a result of today’s implementation of an expanded Information Technology Agreement (ITA), announced by the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade.

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Educational Training

Government of Canada invests in most promising young researchers

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

The Government of Canada knows and supports the vital role that young researchers play in making the discoveries and creating the innovations that build our economy and enrich our society. To further advances in the natural, applied and social sciences…

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Message from Jane Philpott, Minister of Health World Blood Donor Day

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

As Minister of Health, it gives me great pleasure to join countries around the world in celebrating and thanking the hundreds of thousands of Canadians who volunteer through the simple, yet generous, act of giving blood. This year’s theme, ‘Blood conne…

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Better wastewater treatment in Grand Falls-Windsor to protect Exploits River and support tourism

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

Modern wastewater infrastructure is integral to the health and wellbeing of our communities. Improvements to the Grand Falls–Windsor Wastewater Treatment Facility will mean cleaner water flows into one of Newfoundland and Labrador’s most cherished bodies of water, the Exploits River, which is enjoyed by tourists, recreational fishers, and local residents.

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Roundtable with Key Health Stakeholders

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

Media availability with Health Minister Jane Philpott following a Roundtable Meeting with Health Stakeholders and in advance of the FPT Health Ministers’ Meeting will take place in Toronto on Monday, October 17, 2016.

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Designated Heritage Lighthouses

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

Designated Heritage Lighthouses

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Statement from the Government of Canada on the Receipt of the Report from the Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation

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

The Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, the Minister of Health, and the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada today announced that the…

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Canadians Invited to Engage in Conversation About Clean Technology in the Natural Resource Sectors

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

Cleaner technology will reduce greenhouse gas emissions, diversify our economy, open access to new markets and create jobs that will grow the middle class.

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Media availability with the Minister of National Defence: Paris Counter-ISIL Defence Ministerial Meeting

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

Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan will hold a teleconference on Tuesday, October 25, 2016, following his meeting with ministers from main force contributors to the Global Coalition against Daesh, in Paris, France.

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National dialogue in Democratic Republic of Congo: Canada calls on all parties to resolve political impasse

Posted  September 6, 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 issued the following statement:

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Fisheries and Oceans Canada announces the divestiture of the L’Anse au Griffon harbour infrastructure

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

The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for Gaspésie – Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, announces the divestiture of the L’Anse-au Griffon harbour infrastructure in the Gaspé Peninsula.

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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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Educational Training

MP Fraser to make innovation funding announcement

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

Sean Fraser, Member of Parliament for Central Nova, on behalf of the Honorable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, will announce a major investme…

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Victims Fund agreement with the Province of British Columbia

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

The Victims Fund is a grants and contributions program administered by Justice Canada. Funds are available each year to provinces, territories and non-governmental organizations whose projects and activities support the objectives of the Federal Victim…

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Franklin’s Long Lost Ship HMS Terror Is Found – 2016/09/17 – Pt. 1

Posted  September 16, 2016  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

Franklin’s ship HMS Terror found in Terror Bay Nunavut.

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Closure of Alexandra Bridge during steel repairs

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

Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists that the Alexandra Bridge will be closed from December 10, 2016, at 6 am to December 12, 2016, at 6 am because of steel repairs.

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The bitch is in heat again

Posted  October 30, 2018  by  Anonymous

If we could learn to look instead of gawking, We’d see the horror in the heart of farce, If only we could act instead of talking, We wouldn’t always end up on our arse. This was the thing that nearly…

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Agriculture

Government Invests in New Greenhouse Technology for Organic Microgreens

Posted  January 23, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Member of Parliament Filomena Tassi, on behalf of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay, today announced up to $640,585 in funding to Greenbelt Microgreens to modernize a new 3.5 acre greenhouse facility with state-of-the-art tech…

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Media technical briefing on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement

Posted  July 5, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, invites media to a technical briefing with officials from Global Affairs Canada on the next steps in the ratification of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agree…

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First Nation Students Start School Year in New Schools

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

This year, as many as 1,970 students will be starting a new school year in one of the six new schools in First Nations communities.

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Termites may be hell in your house, but they help protect the rainforest from drought

Posted  January 25, 2019  by  Anonymous

Termites act like a buffer against serious droughts in tropical forests

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DNA evidence shows huge cave bears mated with brown bears before they went extinct

Posted  August 31, 2018  by  Anonymous

Giant prehistoric cave bears mated with brown bears

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Statement by Canada and United States on softwood lumber

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

The Honourable Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative, and the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s Minister of International Trade, today issued the following statement on the status of negotiations toward a new softwood lumber agreement…

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Government of Canada Celebrates Oceans Day and Announces Plan for Marine Conservation Targets

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

The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, accompanied by the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and North…

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David Cole: My God, what if he loses…

Posted  August 18, 2016  by  Kathy Shaidle

David Cole writes:  The pro-Trumpers have taken a tremendous gamble, one that carries no exit strategy. They have to win, because if they don’t, the old guard will come back—energized, angry, and able to say “told you so”—and a cleansing of massive proportions will ensue. Are vocal and committed Trump supporters concerned about this? And […]

Kathy Shaidle’s NEW book, Confessions of a Failed Slut, is available HERE.
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Federal, Provincial and Territorial ministers discuss Phase 2 of federal infrastructure plan

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

The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and the Honourable Brian Mason, Alberta’s Minister of Infrastructure, hosted today the first federal, provincial and territorial meeting between Ministers responsible for infrast…

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Jordan Peterson gets a haircut

Posted  March 23, 2018  by  Kathy Shaidle
Jordan Peterson gets a haircut

And then one day it happened.She cut her hair and I stopped loving her.— Billy Bragg, “Walk Away Renee” Yesterday I read a Daily Caller piece called “Yes, Jordan Peterson Really Is That Smart,” because with that title, how could you not?So would he have voted for Donald Trump? You might think this question would have […]

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Address by Minister Dion to the XXV Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians

Posted  October 4, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Canada and Ukraine: Shoulder to shoulder
October 1, 2016 – Regina, Saskatchewan
Check against delivery. This speech has been translated in accordance with the Government of Canada’s official languages policy and edited for posting and distribution in accordance with its communications policy.

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Seasonal Closure of Canadian Coast Guard Inshore Rescue Boat Stations in Ontario

Posted  September 6, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Canadian Coast Guard wishes to advise the public that its seasonal Inshore Rescue Boat stations in Ontario are wrapping up their annual maritime search and rescue service. The Coast Guard’s IRB stations are located at Britt, Brebeuf Island, Hill Island, Port Lambton, Thames River and Long Point. These stations open each May, and will be operational until Wednesday, September 7, 2016.

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Beyond Earth – Our Path To A New Home In The Planets

Posted  December 30, 2016  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

The book Beyond Earth suggests that we should focus on colonizing Titan rather than Mars.

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Government of Canada delivers more than $15.6 million to Newfoundland and Labrador for community infrastructure projects

Posted  September 6, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Investing in infrastructure is vital to creating middle class jobs today and sustained economic growth for years to come. Modern, efficient community infrastructure contributes to a high quality of life by helping connect people to jobs, improve water …

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Canadian Army Prepares for the Future with Ex AGILE WARRIOR

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

Members of the Canadian Army participated in Exercise AGILE WARRIOR from October 3 to 6 to help determine future land capability requirements. The exercise, hosted by the British Army in Camberley, U.K., was conducted to explore future land challenges …

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By all means, let’s discuss Joseph Welch…

Posted  August 1, 2016  by  Kathy Shaidle

Trump has likely overplayed his hand with that Muslim Marine’s parents. That said, let’s continue to challenge liberals’ LIFE magazine/Hollywood movie view of history: Most famously, in the so-called Army-McCarthy hearings, Army attorney Joseph Welch called out McCarthy on live television, when McCarthy tried to smear a young lawyer on Welch’s staff. Welch memorably replied: […]

Kathy Shaidle’s NEW book, Confessions of a Failed Slut, is available HERE.
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Mobile App Suggests Solutions to Poor Indoor Air Quality

Posted  January 6, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Mobile App Suggests Solutions to Poor Indoor Air Quality

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Minister Carr to Celebrate Completion of New Tall Wood Structure at UBC

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

Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Jim Carr, will participate at an event to celebrate the completion of the new tall wood structure at the University of British Columbia.

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