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Government of Canada, provinces and territories reach unprecedented agreement-in-principle on internal trade

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

In an increasingly global economy, Canada must have a free trade agreement that lowers barriers within our own country. An open Canadian market creates well-paying jobs for the middle class and those working hard to join it. It drives economic growth a…

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Canada Strengthens Asia-Pacific Ties to Create Prosperity for the Middle Class

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

Canada is one of the first countries to put into practice the notion that when you have an economy that works for the middle class, you have a country that works for everyone.

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Minister Sajjan attends the 12th Conference of Defence Ministers of the Americas

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

Keeping with the Government of Canada’s steadfast commitments to protect Canadians at home and abroad, promote global peace and security, and maintain strong relationships with international allies and partners, Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan attend…

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Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund Announcement at the University of Toronto

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

What an honour to be at the University of Toronto-my alma mater-for this tremendous announcement.

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Degraded situational awareness led to July 2015 fatal helicopter accident near Rigolet, Newfoundland and Labrador

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

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, 30 November 2016 – In its investigation report (A15A0045) released today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) determined that a degraded level of situational awareness contributed to the fatal helicopter accident nea…

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Process to fill upcoming Senate vacancies in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Ontario Begins

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

The Government of Canada is following through on its commitment to improve the appointments process and to restore public trust in a reformed Senate.

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A new home for the NFB’s Toronto studios at 145 Wellington St. West in the city’s Entertainment District

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

On December 12, the National Film Board of Canada’s Canadian Francophonie Studio (Studio de la Francophonie canadienne) will move to its new home in Toronto’s Entertainment District at 145 Wellington Street West, Suite 1010. Located close to industry partners, creators and co-producers, and equipped with six digital editing suites, a 20-seat screening room and a virtual reality lab, the new premises are designed to meet the changing needs of film and interactive media creation. The site will also be home to the English Program’s Ontario Studio, headed by executive producer Anita Lee, and serve as the base for René Bourdages, Director General of Creation and Innovation, who is responsible for the NFB studio’s creative leadership.

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‘American liberalism has slipped into a kind of moral panic…’ says… Mark Lilla!?

Posted  December 23, 2016  by  Kathy Shaidle
‘American liberalism has slipped into a kind of moral panic about racial, gender, and sexual identity,’ says… Mark Lilla!?

Via Chronicle: …there has been a radicalization of student demands and also a loss of a sense of proportion. Our campuses are not Aleppo. And to witness the rage around some of these issues — whether it’s the naming of buildings, the transgender-bathroom issue, or the pronoun issue — we’re an evangelical country, and we […]

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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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Buddhism

Recently Read: You Are Not What You Think

Posted  January 24, 2016  by  Tanya McGinnity

You Are Not What You Think: The Egoless Path to Self-Esteem and Generous Love is the exact book that I needed to cross my path in this particular stage in my life. I’m going through a great deal of “self work” and unraveling some habits and thought processes to fully see how I operate in […]

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17th Halloween Season on the Plains

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

For the 17th consecutive season, the Plains of Abraham, and the Joan of Arc Garden in particular, will be transformed into haunted settings where young and old will be invited to tremble with fear and … shake with laughter! From October 1 to November 6, the National Battlefields Commission will host a series of Halloween activities and a new addition, Tales of the Bad Old Days, intended for more daring adults. Some activities are free, others are offered at different rates.

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Cross-Canada Official Languages Consultations 2016

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

WHITEHORSE – On behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage…

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Government of Canada invests over $2.73 million in improvements to Calgary’s Community Infrastructure

Posted  January 17, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Thirteen recreational and cultural facilities in Calgary will be upgraded with the Government of Canada’s CIP 150 investment of $2,738,214. The improvements made with the funding will help upgrade the facilities and support Calgary’s community spirit.

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New lane on Alex Fraser Bridge to reduce traffic congestion

Posted  January 19, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Investing in urban transportation networks helps build a solid foundation for more inclusive, prosperous and sustainable cities. These investments also reduce congestion and help get Canadians and their families to and from their destinations safely an…

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Quirks & Question: Mining The Moon

Posted  February 17, 2017  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

The question this week is about mining the moon to determine how much of an effect it would have on Earth’s tides.

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107.5 kilograms of suspected cocaine seized at the Pacific Highway Commercial port of entry

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

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is announcing the seizure of 107.5 kilograms of suspected cocaine at the Pacific Highway Commercial port of entry.

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Government of Canada officials will hold a media technical briefing on irradiation of beef

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

Officials from Health Canada, The Canadian Food Inspection Agency and the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission will hold a media technical briefing about irradiation of beef.

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Inside ‘biology Twitter’ with #BestCarcass

Posted  January 27, 2017  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

Scientists share pictures of carnivore carcasses in various states of decay.

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Lockdown and search at Drumheller Institution – Medium security unit

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

On June 23, 2016 at about 7:00 a.m., a lockdown was put in place in the medium security unit at Drumheller Institution, to enable staff members to conduct an exceptional search.

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Revitalizing Neighbourhoods through Cultural Infrastructure

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

The Government of Canada provides funding for the Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto Canada

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Address by Minister Duclos on Early Learning and Child Care

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

Good evening, everyone. Thank you for your kind welcome.

Let me start by sincerely thanking you for inviting me here today.

I would like to talk to you this evening about issues that are very important for the future of our society: early learning an…

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Operation KOBOLD welcomes new commander

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

Lieutenant-Colonel Simon Poudrier assumed command of Operation KOBOLD from Lieutenant-Colonel Michel Lefebvre today in Pristina, Kosovo, as part of Canada’s contribution to the Kosovo Force (KFOR), the NATO-led peace-support operation working to develo…

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Government of Canada proposes stronger regulations to protect children from exposure to lead and cadmium

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

Young children are curious, always learning and constantly exploring new objects and environments. As they do so, they need to be protected from the possibility of exposure to toxic substances in children’s products.

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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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Edmonton restaurant receives significant sentence under IRPA

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

On June 28, 2016, Marble Restaurants Ltd. in Edmonton plead guilty to employing a foreign national without authorization and failure to follow terms of a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA), and was sentenced under the Immigration and Refugee Prote…

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Government of Canada invests in post-secondary infrastructure in Alberta

Posted  September 9, 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 $78-million investm…

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Statement by Maryam Monsef, Minister of Democratic Institutions on the matter of Frank v. Canada

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

Today, the Government of Canada filed its memorandum of argument in the Supreme Court of Canada in the matter of Frank v. Canada (Attorney General), in which it defends current restrictions on non-resident Canadian citizens voting in federal elections.

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Parks Canada presents a day of events at Battle of the Restigouche National Historic Site

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

Parks Canada presents a day of events at Battle of the Restigouche National Historic Site

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Operation REASSURANCE Maritime Task Force Media Opportunity

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

Media are invited to participate in a one-on-one telephone interview with the Commanding Officer of the Maritime Task Force currently deployed on Op REASSURANCE, Canada’s support to NATO assurance and deterrence measures in Central and Eastern Europe.

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

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

Don Rusnak, Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay-Rainy River, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor, today announced an investment of $836,357 in support…

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Government of Canada Invests to Enhance Tourism and Support Economic Growth in the Greater Sudbury Region

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

Marc Serré, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor, today announced an investment of $25,000 to help boost cultural tourism, create jobs and support the continued growth of Northern Ontario’s francophone communities.

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Media opportunity with the Commander of Operation ARTEMIS

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

Media are invited to participate in a one-on-one interview with Commodore Haydn C. Edmundson, the Commander of Combined Task Force 150 and Operation ARTEMIS, the CAF’s contribution to counter-terrorism and maritime security operations across the Red Se…

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Life In Scarborough: Anti-Union Sentiments Overheard Being Expressed In Scarborough Pub!

Posted  June 5, 2016  by  bigcitylib

I hear a guy at the bar today, talking.  He says:  “Hey, you know what a union is, don’t ya?  It’s a bunch of drunk guys fallin’ off a roof.” The guy’s in construction.  He’s management.

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Address by Minister Duclos – Opening Plenary – Habitat III Global Summit

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

Madame President of the Conference, heads of delegations and delegates, distinguished guests

On behalf of Canada, thank you for the opportunity to participate at the Habitat III Summit.

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Upgrades Honour Region’s Coal Mining History

Posted  January 24, 2017  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 (ACOA); along with the…

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Cross-Canada Official Languages Consultations 2016

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

QUÉBEC CITY – On behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, Randy Boissonnault, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage…

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Minister Morneau Announces Preventative Measures for a Healthy, Competitive and Stable Housing Market

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

Minister Morneau Announces Preventative Measures for a Healthy, Competitive and Stable Housing Market

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Electoral Reform Tour Pivots to Atlantic Canada

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

Canada’s Minister of Democratic Institutions, Maryam Monsef is in Atlantic Canada this week to kick off the next leg of the Federal electoral reform community dialogue tour.

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CONFESSIONS OF SANTA CLAUS

Posted  December 16, 2016  by  John Downing

A CHRISTMAS CARD OF MEMORIESI was built for the role of Santa Claus, from my pot belly, beard and pipe to my love of everything about Christmas.So I played Santa many times, even though I never looked quite as merry as the Santa in the iconic image tha…

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Government of Canada Supports Innovation in the Unmanned Vehicle Sector

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

Today, the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada, announced an investment of $300,000 to support the development of an Unmanned Aircraft …

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