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Comet Outbursts Likely Due To Avalanches – 2016/10/22 – Pt. 2

Posted  October 21, 2016  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

Bright outbursts of light from comets are likely caused by avalanches.

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Government of Canada to announce support for community infrastructure in south-central Alberta

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

Members of the media are invited to attend an important event with Darshan Kang, Member of Parliament for Calgary Skyview, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada and Minister responsib…

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Media Advisory – Barkmere, Quebec

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

Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event.

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Statement by the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, following his visit with Quebec Public Safety Minister Martin Coiteux and Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre to the Centre for the prevention of radicalization leading to violence

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

Today’s visit to Montreal’s Centre for the prevention of radicalization leading to violence reinforced for me the importance of the Government of Canada working ever more closely together with community organizations and all orders of government to add…

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Minister Jean-Yves Duclos will be attending the UN Habitat III Summit on the New Urban Agenda in Quito, Ecuador, from October 17-20, 2016

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

The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will be attending the UN Habitat III Summit on the New Urban Agenda in Quito, Ecuador, from October 17-20, 2016.

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Canada addresses flooding issues in Lake Champlain – Richelieu River basin

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

The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that the Government of Canada is taking action to address the risks associated with recurrent floods in the Lake Champlain-Richelieu River basin, located in southern Quebec, northeastern New York State and northwestern Vermont.

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Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance to Hold Facebook Live Pre-Budget Town Hall in Kingston

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

On Wednesday, November 9, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance François-Philippe Champagne, along with Mark Gerretsen, Member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands, will hold an open Facebook Live town hall in Kingston as part of the pre-budget consultations for Budget 2017.

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The Government of Canada Invests In Eastern Ontario

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

Canada’s national parks and historic sites belong to all Canadians. They represent the very best that Canada has to offer and tell the stories of who we are, including the history, cultures and contributions of Indigenous Peoples.

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‘I don’t wanna say Donald Trump has contempt for established rules, but he’s planning his third term’

Posted  December 28, 2016  by  Kathy Shaidle
‘I don’t wanna say Donald Trump has contempt for established rules, but he’s planning his third term’

Joe Bob Briggs explains “How to think Trump”: Scott Pruitt, the Attorney General of Oklahoma, is being appointed by Trump to head the EPA because Trump wants to piss off the environmentalists. “Environmental” is in the name of the agency—hence, Trumpian logic applied, you need somebody who is gonna nuke the D.C. attitude. Pruitt has […]

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Major Montreal property management firm fined $975,000 for improper handling of electrical equipment containing polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)

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

On December 20, 2016, Tidan Inc. and seven associated companies pleaded guilty to 52 charges and were fined $975,000 for violating the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA) and the PCB Regulations.

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Statement by Minister Joly on Raoul Wallenberg Day

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

Statement on Raoul Wallenberg Day

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MPs Paul Lefebvre and Marc Serré to Make Significant FedNor Announcement to Strengthen and Diversify Sudbury’s Economy

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

Paul Lefebvre, Member of Parliament for Sudbury, will be joined by Marc Serré, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt, to make an important FedNor announcement on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor. The announcement will support small business growth and job creation.

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Blogging resumes Monday morning…

Posted  October 8, 2016  by  Kathy Shaidle

Kathy Shaidle’s NEW book, Confessions of a Failed Slut, is available HERE.
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Minister Dion marks International Religious Freedom Day

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

Freedom of religion or belief, including the ability to worship in peace and security, is a universal human right. It is protected by the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and is enshrined in both the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the…

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FedDev Ontario Invests in Manufacturing Innovation in the Golden Horseshoe

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

Many Canadian small- and medium-sized manufacturers delay adopting new technology, because of the risk of making large, upfront investments without first testing their innovations. By investing in a new advanced manufacturing network in the Golden Hors…

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Evergreen Extension Officially Open to the Public

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

The Evergreen extension, which will bring reliable rapid transit service between Coquitlam, Port Moody and Burnaby, was officially opened today by B.C. Premier Christy Clark, Dan Ruimy, Member of Parliament for Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge on behalf of the…

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Canada 150 Day 108 & 109: Celebrating Canadian pride in Migratory Bird Conservation

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

Environment and Climate Change Canada’s Canadian Wildlife Service (CWS) hosted events in Sackville, NB to celebrate the Migratory Birds Convention Centennial. This international agreement has led to the protection of migrating birds for their nutrition…

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Minister Bibeau to travel to Tunis to co-chair international conference in support of Tunisia’s economic, social and sustainable development

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

The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, will travel to Tunis, Tunisia, to co-chair Tunisia 2020, an international conference in support of Tunisia’s economic, social and sustainable development, to…

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Bible Hill Celebrates New Natural Playground

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

Today, the Village of Bible Hill celebrated the grand opening of a newly constructed natural playground. The playground’s construction was supported by a $50,000 non-repayable contribution through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program (CIP150).

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Fish Pee Helps Corals Grow

Posted  December 30, 2016  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

Recylcing of the nutrients phosphorous and nitrogen in fish urine helps corals grow and stay healthy.

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Governments of Canada and Ontario invest in public transit in Brampton

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

The governments of Canada and Ontario are making investments to create jobs and grow the middle class, while building a foundation for a strong, sustainable economic future. Investing in public infrastructure supports efficient and affordable transit s…

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Reversible Saliva and Rolling Eyes Help Frogs Grab a Meal

Posted  February 10, 2017  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

Frogs can change the viscosity of their saliva to help secure an insect on their tongue.

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Recently Read: Don’t be a Jerk

Posted  March 27, 2016  by  Tanya McGinnity

I just finished reading Brad Warner’s latest book Don’t be a Jerk and Other Practical Advice from Dōgen, Japan’s Greatest Zen Master and have to say that I quite enjoyed it. I must begin by admitting that I’m not a Zen student, so I come at this with a particular lens that may differ from […]

The post Recently Read: Don’t be a Jerk appeared first on Full Contact Enlightenment.

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Biographical notes

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

Heather Grant (BA Hons [History and German], Queen’s University, 1989; LLB, Dalhousie University, 1992; LLM, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, 1998) served as legal counsel at the Canadian International Trade Tribunal following her admission to…

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Veterans Affairs Canada office reopens in Thunder Bay

Posted  January 26, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

130 Syndicate Avenue South location will serve approximately 1,700 Veterans

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Address by Minister Bibeau on the occasion of a press conference at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, African Integration and International Cooperation

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

I am very happy to be in Bamako today on the occasion of my first official mission to Africa.

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Government of Canada Investment Creates a World of Opportunities for Northern Ontario Agri-Food and Equine Producers at the 2016 Royal Winter Agriculture Fair in Toronto

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

The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Minister of Small Business and Tourism, and Anthony Rota, Member of Parliament for Nipissing–Timiskaming, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor, today announced an investment of $479,872 to help maximize the economic potential of Northern Ontario’s agriculture, agri-food and equine industries.

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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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Government of Canada explores international science collaboration at G20 meeting

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

November 4, 2016 – Beijing, China – Innovovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

The Government of Canada recognizes the importance of science and innovation to economic growth in the 21st century. It is why the Government launched the Inclusive Innovation Agenda

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Government of Canada invests in post-secondary infrastructure at Concordia University of Edmonton

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

The Government of Canada values how post-secondary institutions equip young Canadians with the education and training they need for future careers that will help them join a strong, healthy middle class.

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Media Availability with Parks Canada Underwater Archeologists

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

Parks Canada’s Underwater Archaeology Team will participate in a media availability following their return from the Arctic as part of their on-going investigation of the 1845 Franklin Expedition.

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Ministers Leblanc and minister Goodale to make a National Security announcement

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

The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, and the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, will make an announc…

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Backgrounder – Havana International Book Fair

Posted  February 1, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Havana International Book Fair is considered Cuba’s premier cultural event at this time of year, with more than 600,000 attendees. The primary business at the fair is selling books directly to Cuban consumers at accessible prices in an outdoor fest…

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Cape Spear Lighthouse National Historic Site Management Plan Tabled in Parliament

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

Cape Spear Lighthouse National Historic Site Management Plan Tabled in Parliament

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Standing up for human rights and those who defend them

Posted  December 10, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, and the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today issued the following statement marking Human Rights Day

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Government of Canada invests in project to bring high speed Internet to all Manitoba First Nations

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

Canada is working in partnership with First Nations to improve the quality of life on reserves and in remote and isolated communities.

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Parliamentary Secretary Stéphane Lauzon to Attend the 2016 National Diving Championships

Posted  June 10, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Stéphane Lauzon to Attend the 2016 National Diving Championships

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Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund

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

The Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund is a $2-billion initiative designed to modernize research and commercialization facilities at Canadian universities, colleges and polytechnics.

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Sea snake adapts to pollution by turning black

Posted  August 25, 2017  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

The turtle headed sea snake has become jet black as an evolutionary adaptation to deal with pollution.

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York Region Transit Facility Receives LEED Silver Certification

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

An operations, maintenance and storage facility designed and built by York Region Rapid Transit Corporation (YRRTC) has received LEED Silver certification from the Canada Green Building Council.

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