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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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Armoured vehicles and crews put to the test during Exercise WORTHINGTON CHALLENGE

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

Armoured fighting vehicle crews from five countries, including 186 Canadian soldiers, will participate in Exercise WORTHINGTON CHALLENGE 2016 from September 23 to 30.

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MP Rodger Cuzner to make announcement in Broad Cove

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

Rodger Cuzner, Member of Parliament for Cape Breton – Canso, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, will make a funding announcement at the Broad Cove Scottish Concert.

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FedDev Ontario Invests in Vaughan Aerospace Manufacturer

Posted  February 14, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada is committed to supporting Canadian aerospace manufacturers that are investing in innovation, which generates benefits for local communities and creates well-paying jobs for Canadians.

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Chris temptation

Posted  November 25, 2016  by  podcasting@cbc.ca
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CBSA officers find suspected cocaine at the Toronto Pearson International Airport

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

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced today the seizure of over 21 kg of suspected cocaine at the Toronto Pearson International Airport.

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Clarification about statistics in TSB Marine Investigation Report M15A0189

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

TSB publishes clarification to M15A0189 statistics.

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Canada announces support to fight corruption

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

As Canada marked International Anti-corruption Day, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today announced $13.6 million over four years to work with communities, civil society organizations, publ…

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Government Introduces Legislation Advancing Plan to Support the Middle Class and Those Working Hard to Join It

Posted  October 25, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Government Introduces Legislation Advancing Plan to Support the Middle Class and Those Working Hard to Join It

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Media Advisory – Bathurst, New Brunswick

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

Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event with Serge Cormier, Member of Parliament for Acadie–Bathurst, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Brian Gallant, Premier of New Brunswick; and Colin Brewster, President of the Northern New Brunswick Airport Authority.

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Minister of Canadian Heritage Mélanie Joly to Make an Announcement About Cultural Projects in Moncton

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

Announcement about cultural projects for the Capitol Theatre and Aberdeen Cultural Centre

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‘It’s time for Morrissey’s periodic turn as a subject of two minutes’ hate’

Posted  August 18, 2016  by  Kathy Shaidle

Nicholas James Pell writes: In the early ’90s, Morrissey traded in his wilting wallflower persona for something far more muscular. He draped himself in the Union Flag, sported Saint George’s Cross tees, and starting singing odes to skinheads, boxers, and working-class violence. “The National Front Disco” is sometimes alleged to be about David Bowie’s flirtation […]

Kathy Shaidle’s NEW book, Confessions of a Failed Slut, is available HERE.
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Global perspective climate change panel

Posted  April 21, 2017  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

Perspective on climate change from the United States, China and Indian in a panel discussion

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Government of Canada invests in post-secondary infrastructure in Alberta

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

The Government of Canada values the role of post-secondary institutions as they help equip young Canadians with the education and training they need for future careers that will help them join a strong, healthy middle class. Today’s $20.7-million inves…

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Sport icon honoured as Rugby Canada begins construction of new national training centre

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

Public infrastructure connects people, supports job creation for the middle class, and helps build communities that Canadians are proud to live in.

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Government of Canada commemorates the national historic significance of the Droulers-Tsiionhiakwatha site

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

Parks Canada and the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada will take part in a plaque unveiling ceremony to commemorate the national historic significance of the Droulers-Tsiionhiakwatha site.

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Minister Qualtrough to Speak at the BC Sports Hall of Fame Banquet of Champions

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

The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities…

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Good Morning America ….

Posted  January 20, 2017  by  leftdog

Courtesy David Rowe, Australia(click to enlarge)To quote the writers of Monty Python’s Flying Circus … “And now for something completely different.”

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Minister Bennett Welcomes Thomas Isaac Report on Reconciliation with Métis

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

The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, today released a report by Thomas Isaac, Ministerial Special Representative on Reconciliation with Métis.

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Summer Nights & Wine

Posted  June 16, 2016  by  CanadianLiving.com / Latest
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HMCS St. John’s joins Standing NATO Maritime Group 2

Posted  January 11, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) St. John’s officially joined Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) on its way to the Mediterranean Sea today as part of Canada’s support to NATO assurance and deterrence measures in Central and Eastern Europe.

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Canada renews commitment to promoting gender equality globally at United Nations

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

International Day of the Girl Celebrated With Activists for Girls’ Equality

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Tackling poverty in Saint John, New Brunswick

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

On September 2, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, announced the Tackling Poverty Together Project in Saint John, New Brunswick, which will inform the development of the new Canadian Poverty Reductio…

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Background Telephone Briefing on Upcoming Meeting of G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors

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

Ottawa––Department of Finance Canada officials will provide a background telephone briefing on the upcoming meeting of Group of Twenty (G20) Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors being held in Chengdu, China, July 23–24, 2016.

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I have one simple question for all of those trained seals who stand behind Steve Harper at his secret, controlled campaign rallies ….

Posted  August 17, 2015  by  leftdog

… and that question is:W T F ???

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Development of Official-Language Communities Program

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

Development of Official-Language Communities Program

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Premier Couillard is Thrilled with the Realization of this Project that will Contribute to Cultural, Economic and Tourism Growth in Saint-Félicien and Area

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

Philippe Couillard, Premier of Québec, Minister Responsible for the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Region, and Member of the National Assembly for Roberval, took part today in the inauguration of the Belle-Vue Recreation Centre. This renewed infrastructure is part of the initial Belle-Vue Marina redevelopment and municipal wharf repair project inaugurated in June 2015.

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The Minister of National Revenue waives reporting requirements under Bill C-377

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

The Government of Canada believes that our labour laws should reflect the important role that unions play in protecting the rights of workers and helping the middle class grow and prosper.

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Sexual assault charge laid against military member in Windsor, Ontario

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

On November 15, 2016, the Canadian Forces National Investigation Service charged a Reserve Force member from a naval reserve division in Windsor, Ontario, with one count of sexual assault under the Criminal Code of Canada.

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Statement by Minister Joly on the Mid-Autumn Festival

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

Canada is a diverse country with people with roots in every corner of the world…

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‘There aren’t many towns, even small towns, where you can stand in town limits and see the Milky Way like that’

Posted  August 15, 2016  by  Kathy Shaidle

Good. I make fun of video game players but people obsessed with planets and stars are almost as bad, except they’re wrapped in centuries of romance AND science, which is a high grade combination for mischief. Star gazing is particularly stupid. It’s quite possible that the “star” you’re looking at isn’t even there anymore. You’re […]

Kathy Shaidle’s NEW book, Confessions of a Failed Slut, is available HERE.
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Gavin McInnes: “Wonder Women” Makes You Wonder About Women

Posted  June 9, 2017  by  Kathy Shaidle
Gavin McInnes: “Wonder Women” Makes You Wonder About Women

Gavin McInnes writes: The problem these spoiled feminists have with Wonder Woman is not that she isn’t powerful enough. It’s that she’s not masculine enough. She loves fashion and fancy desserts and thinks babies are adorable. She wears beautiful gowns and can be seduced by handsome war heroes who act like bikers. She shaves her […]

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Minister of Finance to Visit Washington, D.C.

Posted  February 8, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Minister of Finance Bill Morneau will be in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, February 9 to meet with senior White House economic advisors Gary Cohn, Director of the National Economic Council, Kenneth Juster, Deputy Assistant to the President for Internati…

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Woman pleads guilty to two firearms charges in Beaver Creek, Yukon

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

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), Pacific Region, announced today that a United States (U.S.) resident has pleaded guilty to two charges arising from a firearm seizure in Yukon.

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Minister Hehr to make announcement regarding office reopening in Thunder Bay, Ontario

Posted  August 10, 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 Thunder Bay, Ontario

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CAF Successfully Concludes Operation NEVUS 2016

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

Approximately 100 Canadian Armed Forces personnel and civilian members from the Department of National Defence have completed Operation NEVUS 2016 – the performance of essential preventive and corrective maintenance on the High Arctic Data Communicatio…

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Minister Dion comments on criminal investigation into downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17

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

Today, as we consider the interim findings of the independent Joint Investigation Team [JIT] on the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17, we are reminded of the unspeakable suffering caused by this tragic attack.

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FedDev Ontario Invests in Brantford Manufacturer

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

To be competitive, businesses need to bring their innovative products to market. This repayable contribution of $2.3 million, through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) Investing in Business Growth and Productivity initiative, will assist Ontario-based custom steel products manufacturer Cambridge Pro Fab Inc. to purchase and implement automated equipment to increase production capabilities and expand its presence in the American natural gas and coal retrofit markets.

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Ministerial Statement – Vision Health Month – May 2016

Posted  May 16, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Vision Health Month – May 2016

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Named a top 50 nursing blog

Posted  June 30, 2015  by  Marijke Vroomen-Durning

It’s always nice to be recognized. Every so often, I get a message from a website or organization that tells me that my blog has been recognized as a valuable resource, either for nurses or for the general public. That means people are reading it – and…

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