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Minister Hehr to make announcement regarding services to Veterans in the territories and other northern communities

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

The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will provide an update on expanded outreach to Veterans in the territories and other northern communities

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CBSA travel tips over the holiday season

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

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) advises travellers that it anticipates higher volume of travellers over the holiday season at its ports of entry.

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The Honourable Patty Hajdu and the Honourable Joanne Bernard will co-chair a meeting of federal-provincial/territorial ministers responsible for social services in Toronto

Posted  February 2, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, and the Honourable Joanne Bernard, Nova Scotia Minister of Commun…

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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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Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna to participate in a media availability and town hall in Yellowknife

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

Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, the Minister of the Environment and Natural Resources Government of Northwest Territories Wally Schumann, the Minister of the Envir…

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Sailer: “The brilliant Harvard geneticist David Reich has published a bombshell scientific book, ‘Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the New Science of the Human Past’…”

Posted  March 28, 2018  by  Kathy Shaidle
Sailer: “The brilliant Harvard geneticist David Reich has published a bombshell scientific book, ‘Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the New Science of the Human Past’…”

Oooooohhhhh booooyyyyy…Countless articles about how unscientifically racist old WASPs were begin by quoting the scene early in The Great Gatsby in which Daisy’s oafish husband, Tom, recommends a book called The Rise of the Colored Empires.Ironically, F. Scott Fitzgerald was parodying his own regrettable views on race. For instance, in 1921 the great novelist wrote […]

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A tale of two countries

Posted  May 30, 2018  by  Anonymous

France v. England, the land of my birth. I loathe what that third-rate, dingy, squalid, crumbling, racist little country has become….

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Canada’s Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities to Attend the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

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

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

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Media Advisory – Victoria, British Columbia

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

Following their speeches at the Union of British Columbia Municipalities conference, Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and Peter Fassbender, Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development, along with Todd Stone, Minister…

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Minister Wilson-Raybould to Hold Media Availability

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

The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, P.C., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, will make an announcement regarding legislation on the victim surcharge.

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Consultation on IT transformation plan wraps up

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

Today, the Honourable Judy M. Foote, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, announced that Shared Services Canada (SSC) has concluded its public consultation on its IT Transformation Plan.

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Canadians recognized by Governor General for advancing gender equality

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

Today, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Status of Women, announced the six outstanding Canadian women who are receiving the Governor General’s Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case for 2016.

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Life In Scarborough: The Buses Of Scarborough

Posted  May 9, 2017  by  bigcitylib

On the bus in Scarborough this morning two youths were listening to angry gangster rap music on headphones.  They were both rapping along fiercely to completely different tunes. They became quite loud, and it sounded like they might scrap.  B…

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Media Advisory – St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador

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

Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event with Pablo Rodriguez, Parliamentary Secretary for Infrastructure, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Dwight …

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Little Gold port of entry closes for the season

Posted  September 23, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) advises travellers that the Little Gold port of entry will close for the season at 9 p.m. (Pacific Daylight Time) on Sunday, September 25.

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More bad news for bees from neonicotinoid pesticides

Posted  August 18, 2017  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

Neonics compromise the queens’ ability to start hives and lay eggs for the next generation

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Seventeen Infrastructure Projects in Yukon Get Joint Government Funding

Posted  July 26, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Providing community residents and businesses with modern, reliable and sustainable public infrastructure opens doors to good jobs, helps create economic growth and foster a strong middle class, and provides opportunities for a better quality of life to…

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Statement from the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship

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

The Hon. John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, today issued the following statement on Francophone Immigration Week:

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Minister McKenna to Announce Important Ocean and Marine Safety Initiatives

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

Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna will make an important announcement about ocean and marine safety on Monday, November 7 in Dartmouth.

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Did you hear that voice? It could be your brain looking for patterns

Posted  August 25, 2017  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

People who experience auditory hallucination could be better at hearing voiced hidden in noise.

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Major Recreation Infrastructure Investments in Quebec City

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

Families in Quebec City will have improved access to modern recreational facilities as a result of funding for a new Ice Centre and three community centres in Quebec City. The Ice Centre project will help attract international sports events in the prov…

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International Trade Minister will be in Toronto to consult on Trans-Pacific Partnership

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

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.

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Media Advisory – Toronto, Ontario

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

Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure announcement regarding the Highway 404 High Occupancy Vehicle project with the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health and Member of Parliament for Markham – Stouffville, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Steven Del Duca, Ontario Minister of Transportation and Member of Provincial Parliament for Vaughan, on behalf of the Honourable Bob Chiarelli, Ontario Minister of Infrastructure; and the Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister of Community and Social Services and Member of Provincial Parliament for Oak-Ridges – Markham.

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Minister Duclos and MP Lightbound Announce an Investment in Defence Infrastructure at CFB Valcartier

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

As part of the Government of Canada’s commitment to providing Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members safe and modern facilities in which to live, work and train, 2nd Canadian Division Support Base Valcartier will receive $6.5 million in funding to improve…

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Cosmic Rays May Cause Space Brain On Trips To Mars – 2016/10/15 – Pt. 1

Posted  October 14, 2016  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

Cosmic rays may have a negative impact on travel to Mars.

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Veterans Affairs Canada office in Sydney to reopen November 2016

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

Government of Canada committed to doing more for Veterans

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The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission invites comments on the proposed <em>Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made Under the Nuclear Safety and Control Act</em>

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

The CNSC proposes to amend the Class I Nuclear Facilities Regulations, the Uranium Mines and Mills Regulations and the Radiation Protection Regulations to enhance worker protection and the safe operation of nuclear facilities.

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Fisheries and Oceans Canada is investing $1.65 million to increase our ability to monitor the marine environment

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

RIMOUSKI, QUÉBEC – The Government of Canada has committed to making science the cornerstone of public policy. This is especially the case with regards to the management of the marine environment and marine resources and the protection of the health of our oceans.

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Inauguration of new drinking water infrastructure in Saint-Tite-des-Caps

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

The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and Caroline Simard, Member of the National Assembly for Charlevoix–Côte-de-Beaupré and Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Tourism, on behalf of Martin Coiteux, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Land Occupancy, Minister of Public Security and Minister Responsible for the Montréal region, celebrated the inauguration of a new drinking water well in the municipality of Saint-Tite-des-Caps.

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Parks Canada and Vintage Hotels bring free outdoor skating to Niagara-on-the-Lake!

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

Parks Canada and Vintage Hotels bring free outdoor skating to Niagara-on-the-Lake!

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Three New Commanders to Lead Canadian Army Divisions

Posted  June 23, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Three of four Canadian Army Divisions will have new Commanders this summer. Starting today until July 11, a series of ceremonies will take place throughout Canada to mark the changes of command for the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Canadian Divisions of the Canadia…

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No Longer a Myth: a Part Human, Part Pig Chimera

Posted  February 3, 2017  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

Scientists hope to be able to grow human organs inside pigs to address the global organ shortage.

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Minister Hajdu Meets with Academics and Experts as Part of Defence Policy Review

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

The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Status of Women, today hosted an informative gender-focused discussion with experts in various related fields as part of public consultations taking place across the country to inform a new defence policy for Can…

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Governments of Canada and Alberta to support International Investment Attraction Program in Calgary

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

Calgary Economic Development will receive a combined investment of up to $3 million from the Governments of Canada and Alberta to develop and implement an international investment attraction program to encourage companies to locate their branch offices…

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Construction of new military infrastructure begins in Edmonton

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

The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring that Canadian Armed Forces personnel have safe and modern facilities in which to work and train.

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Rail Safety Improvement Program (RSIP)

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

The new Rail Safety Improvement Program builds on three previous rail safety programs: the Grade Crossing Improvement Program (GCIP); the Grade Crossing Closure Program (GCCP); and Operation Lifesaver with an increased overall funding level, an expande…

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How consciousness could live in your brain cells

Posted  December 1, 2017  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

Where does the brain end, and the mind begin?

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Quirks Question: Why did my jello freeze like this?

Posted  February 24, 2017  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

Quirks Question: Why did my jello freeze like this? A food science expert explains.

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Spying scientists listen in on fish conversations

Posted  August 4, 2017  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

Listening in on fish talking could help in conservation.

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Thunderstorms rain mercury pollution

Posted  December 9, 2016  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

Because thunderstorms originate higher up than other storms, they bring more atmospheric pollutants like mercury to the ground.

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