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 […]
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…
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,…
Bill Nye says the thing to keep in mind when it comes to climate change is that ‘we’re all in this together.’
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…
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…
Fort Kids have fun at Fort Wellington National Historic Site all summer long
TSB issues statement on expedited removal of legacy tank cars.
The Hon. John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, today issued the following statement on Francophone Immigration Week:
Neither Harvey nor Irma are likely to change America’s climate change attitudes
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 […]
Halszkaraptor had an unusual array of features, but was also rare in that it was a water living dinosaur.
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…
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 …
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.
“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.
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…
Solve a real murder mystery in the heart of the Klondike goldfields at Klondike National Historic Sites!
Fentanyl addiction affects people from all walks of life, two people tell their story.
Fossil teeth from 1.8 million years ago indicate right-handedness in one Homo habilis.
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:
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. […]
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…
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.
In her new book, “Being a Dog,” Dr. Alexandra Horowitz explores what make dogs such great smellers, then ties it herself.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
Research into the ebola virus finds how it mutated and became better at infecting humans.
The Honourable Ralph Goodale met with Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson in Ottawa to discuss Canada-U.S. border cooperation.
Parks Canada invites visitors to enjoy the best of Scotland
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:
A video has been circulating the net showing a group of Muslims refusing to stand while the national anthem plays.
Electric cars are powered by sources that emit carbon, so are not truly free of such emissions.
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.
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.