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Minister Morneau Invites Post-Secondary Students to Build a Stronger Canada

Posted  November 17, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The insights and talent of today’s young Canadians and post-secondary students will be fundamental to strengthening the middle class and positioning Canada for success in the global economy of tomorrow.

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Montgomery Place

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

Montgomery Place

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TSB calls for implementation of voice and video recorders on locomotives in Canada

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

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) today released the report on its safety study, “Expanding the use of locomotive voice and video recorders in Canada.”

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Technical Briefing to provide update on Canadian Armed Forces Operations against Daesh

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

Media are invited to a technical briefing which aims at providing an update on, Operation IMPACT the Canadian Armed Forces’ commitment to the fight against Daesh in the Middle-East.

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Port-la-Joye-Fort Amherst National Historic Site Hosts Acadian Day of Remembrance

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

Port-la-Joye-Fort Amherst National Historic Site Hosts Acadian Day of Remembrance

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Tłı̨chǫ All Season Road Achieves Important Milestone

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

Whatì – Today, Member of Parliament for the Northwest Territories, Michael McLeod, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Bob McLeod, Premier of the Northwest Territories, the Honourable Wally Schumann, Northwest Territories Minister of Transportation and the Honourable Robert C. McLeod, Northwest Territories Minister of Finance, along with Tłı̨chǫ Grand Chief Eddie Erasmus, announced conditional approval of federal funding for the construction of the Tłı̨chǫ All-Season Road.

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Minister Lebouthillier announces the launch of national consultations to better understand the needs of Canadian small and medium businesses

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

The Government of Canada recognizes the important role of small and medium size businesses in creating jobs and supporting the economy.

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Government of Canada to make an announcement regarding Marijuana

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

A statement will be issued today regarding marijuana regulations. Following the statement, Health Canada officials will hold a media briefing via teleconference to provide further detail and respond to questions.

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Dr. Carrie Bourassa assumes the position of Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Aboriginal Peoples’ Health

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

Dr. Alain Beaudet, President of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), announced today the appointment of Dr. Carrie Bourassa as incoming Scientific Director of CIHR’s Institute of Aboriginal Peoples’ Health.

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Backgrounder: Government of Canada delivers more than $7.8 million to the Northwest Territories for community infrastructure projects

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

The Government of Canada delivered the first of two federal Gas Tax Fund installments for 2016-17 to all provinces and territories.

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Government Announces the 2017 Automobile Deduction Limits and Expense Benefit Rates for Business

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

Finance Minister Bill Morneau today announced the income tax deduction limits and expense benefit rates that will apply in 2017 when using an automobile for business purposes.

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Communities in northern and central Alberta receive over $1.7 million in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation

Posted  January 18, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Funding announcement will take place in the RMWB City Hall in Fort McMurray with Mayor Melissa Blake

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Upgrades to drinking water treatment facility in Sicamous now complete

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

A modern and effective drinking water treatment system is essential to ensure people have access to safe water. Taking action to ensure water systems are reliable often comes with a high price tag for communities. That is why the governments of Canada …

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Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship Charlottetown returns from Op REASSURANCE

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

Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Charlottetown returned to her home port of Halifax, Nova Scotia today after a successful six-month deployment on Operation REASSURANCE, Canada’s contribution to NATO assurance and deterrence measures aimed at promotin…

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Minister Bains delivering remarks at a venture capital announcement benefitting Canada’s life sciences sector

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

Event date: December 12, 2016 – The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will deliver remarks in support of an investment that demonstrates how innovation can make a better Canada. Bayer AG and venture capital firm Versant Ventures will launch a new company to develop best-in-class therapies to cure a range of diseases. The Minister will be available to media following the event.

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I talk all things Canada — crime, guns, Trudeau, the Fords & more — on the Savage Hippie podcast

Posted  March 14, 2018  by  Kathy Shaidle
I talk all things Canada — crime, Trudeau, the Fords & more — on the Savage Hippie podcast

More from my siteI was on the Savage Hippie podcast!Gavin McInnes: A Future Letter From a Socialist to President TrumpTalk Radio Watch: this week’s audio/video highlightsNEW Nick DiPaolo podcast: ‘Wops vs Savages’

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Media availability with the Minister of National Defence

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

Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan will hold a teleconference on Monday, August 15th 2016 to provide an update on his trip to Africa.

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Address by Minister Freeland to the Toronto Region Board of Trade on Canada’s trade outlook

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

Thank you very much for that very warm introduction; and thank you very much everyone for being here. I’m really pleased that everyone is here to engage in this conversation about trade.

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Government of Canada invests $41.8 million in Honda of Canada Manufacturing to maintain middle-class jobs and develop clean technologies

Posted  January 9, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Automotive Innovation Fund supports Canadian jobs and technologies that shape the future of the industry – January 9, 2017 – Alliston, Ontario – Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada – The Government of Canada is committed to maintaining and creating good middle-class jobs, growth and long-term prosperity by keeping Canada’s automotive manufacturing sector globally competitive and innovative.

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Government of Canada commemorates the National Historic Significance of Thomas Nangle

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

Mr. Seamus O’Regan, Member of Parliament for St. John’s South - Mount Pearl, on behalf of the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Catherine McKenna, today recognized the importance of Thomas Nangle, as a person of national historic significance. A special ceremony was held this afternoon at Canadian Forces Station St. John’s in collaboration with the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada, the Royal Newfoundland Regiment, and the Royal Canadian Legion.

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Muslim cleared in Charlie Hebdo massacre tries to join the Islamic State

Posted  August 8, 2016  by  Kathy Shaidle

Shocka! There was a huge campaign aimed at releasing Hamyd, who was then a teenager, with classmates eventually providing an alibi then led to him being released without charge. But now – in what appears to be another huge failure by France’s security agencies – Mourad was intercepted in Turkey’ on July 28th as he […]

Kathy Shaidle’s NEW book, Confessions of a Failed Slut, is available HERE.
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Media Advisory – Lévis, Québec

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

Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event with the Honorable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; Dominique Vien, Minister of Labour, Minister Responsible for the Chaudière-Appalaches Region and Member of Parliament for Bellechasse, on behalf of Martin Coiteux, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Territorial Occupation, Minister of Public Safety, and Minister Responsible for the Montréal Region; and Gilles Lehouillier, Mayor of Lévis.

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Eastern Ontario communities to benefit from faster Internet

Posted  January 25, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Up to 220 households in rural Eastern Ontario will benefit from a Government of Canada investment to improve high-speed Internet service to underserved communities. This investment will allow residents in the townships of Rideau Lakes, Tay Valley, Sout…

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The Government of Canada Supports Projects that Help Create Jobs, Boost Economic Activity and Celebrate Canada’s Rich Heritage

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

The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Status of Women and Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay-Superior North, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor, t…

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The devastating experience of searching for a loved one who’s disappeared-acclaimed NFB short doc this river premieres online, November 25 Stream it free-of-charge from NFB.ca and partner platforms

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

Starting November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, Canadians everywhere can access Katherena Vermette and Erika MacPherson’s award-winning National Film Board of Canada (NFB) short documentary this river free-of-…

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The Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology Receives Federal Funding for Expansion

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

Government of Canada announces infrastructure support through the Canada Cultural Spaces Fund

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Minister Morneau to attend Ice Cream Social in Lunenburg

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

Canada’s Minister of Finance, the Honourable Bill Morneau, will attend an Ice Cream Social at the Lunenburg Heritage Society Bandstand in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.

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The Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan – Western Innovation Forum Speech

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

Ladies and gentlemen, friends and colleagues, it is pleasure to be back home in Vancouver for this year’s Western Innovation forum. I’ve had an interesting few days, starting in Kitchener-Waterloo, then to Mali and Senegal, and seeing the outcome of ye…

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Five Days of Musical Effervescence in Montréal

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

The Government of Canada Supports the POP Montréal International Music Festival

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UPDATE: Address by Minister Dion on the occasion of a joint press conference with Sri Lankan Minister of Foreign Affairs Samaraweera

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

I’m touched by the warmth and smiles that have greeted the Canadian delegation since our arrival in Sri Lanka last night. Minister Samaraweera, thank you very much for your invitation and the exceptional hospitality we’ve been shown.

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Backgrounder: Government of Canada delivers more than $22 million to New Brunswick for community infrastructure projects

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

The Government of Canada has now provided all provinces and territories with the first of two federal Gas Tax Fund installments for 2016−17.

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The Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship

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

Speaking notes for Dr. Guy Berthiaume, Librarian and Archivist of Canada
Speech for IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions) Satellite Meeting
Toronto, Ontario
August 10, 2016

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The Union Club of British Columbia

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

The Union Club of British Columbia

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The Government of Canada to Recognize the National Historic Significance of Outremont Theatre and Emmanuel Briffa

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

M. Marc Miller, Member of Parliament for Ville-Marie - Le Sud-Ouest - Île-des-Sœurs, will take part in the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada plaque unveiling ceremony to commemorate the national historic significance of Outremont Theatre and Emmanuel Briffa.

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ACCREDITATION: Kick-Off Celebrations for the 150th Anniversary of Confederation in Canada’s Capital Region

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

Canadian Heritage is inviting journalists to cover the Kick-Off Celebrations for the 150th anniversary of Confederation…

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Designated Heritage Lighthouses

Posted  February 10, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Designated Heritage Lighthouses

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Cross-Canada Official Languages Consultations 2016

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

Cross-Canada Official Languages Consultations 2016

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Government of Canada wraps up consultations on how to make a more accessible Canada for people with disabilities

Posted  February 7, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Over the past five months, the Government of Canada has held public sessions across Canada as part of a consultation process to inform planned federal accessibility legislation. The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabi…

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FedDev Ontario Supports Manufacturing Expansion and Job Creation

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

Canadian companies need the right resources to further develop and bring their innovative products to market. Today, Hanwha L&C Canada Inc. is receiving a $15-million investment that will allow the company to double its production capacity and integrate robotics in a unique advanced manufacturing process that is a first in Canada.

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Backgrounder – Amendments to the Salaries Act

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

The Government of Canada is introducing changes to the Salaries Act to enable a “one-tier” ministry that is structured to meet modern challenges.

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