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Indian Gaming Saw Record Revenues in 2015 to Become Top Casino Sector

Posted April 22, 2017 by Anonymous

American Indian gaming revenue zoomed in 2015, growing at a rate more than double that seen in 2014 and surpassing all other segments of the casino industry

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Family Friendly Hikes in the Phoenix Area

Posted April 11, 2017 by Anonymous

The Arizona desert is a beautiful place to explore with your family!  Here are 3 Family Friendly Hikes in the Phoenix Area. – – – – – – There is no denying it, I love the desert.  Over the years I have visited the Phoenix area quite a few times, as my parents and in-laws both have places down there.  And each time I go, I fall more and more in love with the area.  The desert is beautiful.  SO so beautiful.  I had a friend recently ask me why it was that I loved the desert so much, and I thought it was such an interesting question.  I wonder how anyone could not love the desert?  I think a lot of people see the desert as a one dimensional place…sand and cacti.  But it is SO SO much more than that.  I think anyone who takes a hike in the desert in spring will be blown away by all the cacti in bloom and the songbirds in song.   Dreamy. The desert is rich in flora and fauna…there are more cactus species that you can count, the desert has beautiful flowers, the wildlife is fascinating and you can’t beat […]

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Canadians will have their say on the country’s Poverty Reduction Strategy

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

The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, today launched two initiatives to support the development of Canada’s Poverty Reduction Strategy: a nation-wide consultation process and a call for nominations for …

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Combatting Human Trafficking and Supporting Victims

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

Human trafficking is intolerable in Canadian society, and represents a serious concern for the government, law enforcement and our partners in all orders of government nationally and internationally.

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Government of Canada introduces legislation to strengthen human trafficking laws

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

The Government is committed to strengthening its efforts to combat human trafficking and better protect its victims, who are often among society’s most vulnerable. Human trafficking is a very serious criminal offence under the Criminal Code punishable …

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Proposed amendments to An Act to amend the Criminal Code (exploitation and trafficking in persons)

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

The Government is committed to strengthening its efforts to combat human trafficking and to better protect its victims, who are often among society’s most vulnerable.

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Car import turns costly for Ottawa man

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

A 45-year-old Ottawa man recently found out that making false statements when importing goods into Canada can be a costly mistake.

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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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Convictions Under the Fisheries Act, Gaspe

Posted January 27, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

QUEBEC Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, has released a list of fishers fined in December, 2016, for various offences under the Fisheries Act.

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Tribunal Initiates Final Injury Inquiry—Certain Fabricated Industrial Steel Components from China, Korea, and Spain

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

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) today initiated an inquiry to determine whether the dumping and/or subsidizing of certain fabricated industrial steel components originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China, th…

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CBSA celebrates International Customs Day

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

Today, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) joins its partners in customs and border management around the world in celebration of International Customs Day.

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Integrated Care for Victims and Survivors of Sexual Assault

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

Sexual violence can have serious and long-term effects on victims and survivors, their families, friends and communities. The Government of Canada is committed to taking action in order to address these effects. Providing victims and survivors with the…

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Minister of Justice announces Judicial Advisory Committee appointments

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

To continue to improve upon Canada’s tradition of judicial excellence, the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, introduced an open and transparent process to appoint justices of the highest calibre who ar…

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Judicial Advisory Committee Appointments

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

Judicial Advisory Committee Appointments

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Supporting Access to Justice for Persons with Disabilities

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

The Government of Canada is committed to eliminating systemic barriers and delivering equal opportunities to all Canadians living with disabilities.

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Suspected cocaine found in a commercial trailer at the Ambassador Bridge leads to arrest

Posted January 12, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) announced today the seizure of 37 kilograms of suspected cocaine at the Ambassador Bridge and the subsequent arrest of a Mississauga man.

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CBSA Commercial Operations seizes over 37 kilograms of suspected opium

Posted January 12, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), Commercial Operations, today announced a significant seizure of suspected opium.

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Recreational harvesters fined $6,500 for fishing near Whytecliffe Park

Posted January 5, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

NORTH VANCOUVER, BC – Andrew Yip and Yu Ye were fined a total of $6,500 for fishing in a West Vancouver Marine Park closed year-round to all harvesting of marine life to preserve its unique underwater habitat. On December 15, 2016, the Honourable Judge Douglas E. Moss accepted a guilty plea from both men. He fined Mr. Ye $3,000, ordered Mr. Yip to pay a fine of $3,500 and banned him from fishing for a year and upheld the forfeiture of his fishing gear. The pair were observed angling next to a multi-lingual no fishing sign.

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Tribunal Finds Injury—Gypsum Board from the United States

Posted January 4, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) today found that the dumping of gypsum board originating in or exported from United States of America has caused injury to the domestic industry. Subject to the implementation of the Tribunal’s r…

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Tribunal Submits Report—Gypsum Board from the United States

Posted January 4, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) today found that the imposition of provisional duties or duties applicable to gypsum board imported from the United States for markets in Manitoba, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Alberta, Yukon…

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Tribunal Initiates Final Injury Inquiry—Concrete Reinforcing Bar from Belarus, CHinese Taipei, Hong Kong, China, Japan, Portugal and Spain

Posted January 4, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) today initiated a final inquiry to determine whether the dumping of concrete reinforcing bar (the subject goods) originating in or exported from the Republic of Belarus, Chinese Taipei, the Hong …

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31 kilograms of suspected methamphetamine seized at the Aldergrove port of entry, Commercial Operations

Posted January 4, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is announcing the seizure of 31 kilograms of suspected methamphetamine at the Aldergrove port of entry, Commercial Operations.

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Government of Canada announces appointments to the Competition Tribunal and the Specific Claims Tribunal

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

The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, is pleased to announce the following appointments.

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Justice Highlights of 2016

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

Below is a list of key accomplishments for the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada in 2016:

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Statement by Minister Wilson-Raybould on the accomplishments of 2016

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

The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today issued the following statement:

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CBSA officers once again find suspected cocaine at the Toronto Pearson International Airport

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

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced today the seizure of over 7.5 kg of suspected cocaine at the Toronto Pearson International Airport.

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Winnipeg man charged with 136 counts in immigration fraud case

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

L’Agence des services frontaliers du Canada (ASFC) a annoncé aujourd’hui qu’elle avait déposé des accusations contre un homme de 56 ans de Winnipeg qui aurait commis des fraudes et agi à titre de consultant en immigration non autorisé.

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The Government of Canada releases report following the appointment of Justice Malcolm Rowe to the Supreme Court of Canada

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

The Supreme Court of Canada is recognized nationally and internationally for its excellence. To continue and improve upon this tradition, our Government introduced an open and transparent process to appoint a Justice of the highest caliber who would be…

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Quadruple handgun seizure at Coutts in November

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

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is pleased to share a sample of November highlights from its border crossings in southern Alberta.

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Guns, arrests at the Saskatchewan border in November

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

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is pleased to share a sample of November highlights from its border crossings in Saskatchewan.

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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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Minister Qualtrough: Announcement regarding the United Nations Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

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

This year marks the tenth anniversary of the United Nations’ adoption of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. And what better way to mark this anniversary than by announcing that Canada will actively consider accession to the Opti…

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Statement by Minister Wilson-Raybould on Human Rights Day

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

The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, has issued the following statement:

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Statement by Minister Qualtrough on Human Rights Day

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

The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, today issued the following statement:

“Stand up for someone’s rights today. As Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, I am echoing the theme of Human Rights Da…

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2016 Aboriginal Law Conference<br /> Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia

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

Notes for an address by

The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, PC, MP
Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada

2016 Aboriginal Law Conference
Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia

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Government of Canada announces judicial appointments in the province of Ontario

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

The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, is pleased to announce the following judicial appointments for Ontario:

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Canada assumes command of Combined Task Force 150

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

Commodore Haydn C. Edmundson of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) officially assumed command of Combined Task Force 150 (CTF 150) on behalf of Canada during a change of command ceremony held at Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) Headquarters in Bahrain today.

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Statement by Minister Wilson-Raybould on National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women in Canada

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

The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, has issued the following statement:

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Improving Services for Victims of Crime in the Northwest Territories

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

The Government of Canada supports programs and services that respond to the immediate and ongoing needs of victims and survivors of crime and help ensure a just, fair and compassionate Canadian justice system for all Canadians.

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Improving Services for Victims of Crime in the Northwest Territories

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

The Department of Justice Canada is providing $3,75 million over five years to the Government of the Northwest Territories to support victims’ access to services.

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