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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 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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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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Parliamentary Secretary Sean Casey to Make a Funding Announcement on Behalf of Minister Wilson-Raybould

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

Sean Casey, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice, on behalf of the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, P.C., Q.C., M.P., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, will make an announcement regarding funding for victim services in the Northwest Territories.

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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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October 2016 Media Backgrounder

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

October 2016 Media Backgrounder

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Using X-rays to find a handgun and persistence to stop the smuggling of an aircraft

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

In October the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) remained vigilant with continued efforts resulting in the seizure of weapons at the borders in the Southern Ontario Region.

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Statement from the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation

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

November 30, 2016 (Ottawa, ON) – The Honourable Anne McLellan, Chair of the Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation, and Dr. Mark Ware, Vice Chair

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CBSA officers find suspected cocaine at the Toronto Pearson International Airport

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

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced today the seizure of over 21 kg of suspected cocaine at the Toronto Pearson International Airport.

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Tribunal Continues, with Amendment, Orders—Copper Pipe Fittings from the United States, Korea and China

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

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) today continued, with amendment, its orders made on February 17, 2012, in Expiry Review No. RR-2011-001, concerning the dumping of copper pipe fittings originating in or exported from the United …

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CBSA tips for travellers to Canada

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

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) advises travellers that it anticipates higher volume of travellers over Black Friday, in the United States, at its ports of entry. The CBSA shares the following tips to facilitate your border crossing.

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2016 ANU Annual Reconciliation Lecture – “Reconciliation: Moving through the Post-Colonial Door”

Posted November 24, 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

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Commercial groundfish harvester fined $10,000 for illegal fishing – Ian Jeffrey Garnier found guilty of violations of the <em>Fisheries Act</em>

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

On June 3, 2016, Ian Garnier, commercial fishing master of the Miss Tatum, pleaded guilty to eight violationsof the Fisheries Act in Courtenay Provincial Court. On July 8, 2016, in Campbell River Provincial Court, the Honourable Judge Catherine Ann Cro…

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CBSA Atlantic Region Border Highlights – April to October 2016

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

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is pleased to share highlights of its activities in Atlantic Canada from April to October 2016.

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New Deputy Judge Appointments for the Territories

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

The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, Jody Wilson-Raybould, has made the following appointments to the Nunavut Court of Justice, the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories and the Supreme Court of Yukon

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Minister Wilson-Raybould Appoints Deputy Judges to the Territories

Posted November 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 appointment of 22 Deputy Judges to the Nunavut Court of Justice, the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories and the Supreme Court of…

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Seizure of undeclared weapons leads to charges at St. Stephen port of entry

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

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is pleased to share highlights of its activities in Atlantic Canada.

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A cooperative and innovative hackathon event to address homelessness issues in Ottawa

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

The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, joined developers, designers, communications specialists, subject matter experts, and general enthusiasts, today to launch the first Government of Canada hackathon to reduce homelessness. The event, “Partnering to Hack Homelessness (P2H²)”, organized by Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), in partnership with DataFest Ottawa and the Innovation Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) Lab, aims to bring together key partners to develop innovative solutions to help vulnerable populations who are homeless or at risk of being homeless.

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Statement by Minister Wilson-Raybould on passage of Bill C-16 in House of Commons

Posted November 18, 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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Successful Conclusion of NATO Partnership for Peace Exercise MAPLE ARCH 16

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

Approximately 200 military personnel from Canada, Ukraine, Poland, and Lithuania successfully completed Exercise MAPLE ARCH 16 (MA 16), a 10-day command post exercise which took place at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center in Yavoriv, lo…

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Canadians have their say on an Accessible Canada in Victoria, Québec and Montréal

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

In the past two weeks, the Government of Canada held public sessions in Victoria, Québec and Montréal, as part of the consultation process to inform planned accessibility legislation. The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, is leading consultations on the accessibility barriers Canadians face in their daily lives, as well as listening and engaging with Canadians on what the Government of Canada can do to address these issues.

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Drug charges laid against military member in Petawawa, ON

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

On November 18, 2016, the Canadian Forces National Investigation Service’s National Drug Enforcement Team charged a member of the Canadian Armed Forces in Petawawa with a drug-related offence under the National Defence Act.

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Government of Canada encourages Canadians to take part in online consultation on fish habitat

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

Canadians are engaging in a conversation about restoring lost protections for fish and their habitat, through the Government of Canada’s online consultation at letstalkfishhabitat.ca.

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Address by Minister Duclos on Social infrastructure investments that support middle class

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

Good morning, everyone and thank you Marco. Thank you for graciously hosting us today in Lawrence Heights. It’s my pleasure to be here to talk about the future of Canadian communities. I would also like to recognize that we are on the traditional terri…

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Section 159 of the Criminal Code

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

Backgrounder on Section 159 of the Criminal Code

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Government moves to strengthen equality rights

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

Our Government is committed to upholding the right of every individual in Canada to equal protection and equal benefit of the law, without discrimination. This right is guaranteed by the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

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Minister Wilson-Raybould to Hold Media Availability

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

The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, P.C., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, accompanied by Randy Boissonnault, M.P for Edmonton Centre and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage, will make an announcement

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Tribunal Issues Determination of Reasonable Indication of Injury&mdash;Certain Fabricated Industrial Steel Components from China, Korea, Spain, the UAE and the UK

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

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) today determined that there is a reasonable indication that the dumping and subsidizing of certain fabricated industrial steel components from the People’s Republic of China, the Republic of Kore…

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John Sopinka, the Charter and the Evolution of Canada’s Justice System

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

John Sopinka, the Charter and the Evolution of Canada’s Justice System

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Minister Jean-Yves Duclos will highlight the key measures related to social infrastructure outlined in the Fall Economic Statement

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

The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will highlight the key measures related to social infrastructure outlined in the Fall Economic Statement (issued on November 1, 2016) which aim to build stronger, m…

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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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I Spent a Summer Undercover to Find Out How Magaluf Became the UK’s Favourite Hedonistic Holiday Spot

Posted November 7, 2016 by Anonymous

We spoke to ethnographer and criminologist Daniel Briggs about the resort’s evolution from a family-friendly destination to somewhere full of cocaine-selling party reps and bar crawl blowjob challenges.

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Minister Wilson-Raybould to visit Australia to discuss reconciliation and justice

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

Today, the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, began a working visit to Australia that will include meetings with the Prime Minister of Australia, the Attorney General of Australia, other elected officia…

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Ottawa man guilty of illegal immigration sponsorship gets over 43 months in jail

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

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced that an Ottawa man was sentenced yesterday to 43 and a half months in jail after being found guilty of five offences under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA) and the Criminal Code of Can…

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Minister Qualtrough hosts important conversation with young Canadians on the future of accessibility

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

Youth are key to breaking down barriers for Canadians with disabilities and creating a more accessible and inclusive Canada. That’s why today, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, hosted an exciting one-day …

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Government of Canada supports gathering of families of missing and murdered indigenous women in Quebec

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

The Government of Canada is committed to providing meaningful support to the families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.

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Government of Canada announces new Canada Pension Plan Disability service standards

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

The Honourable Jean Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, today announced new Canada Pension Plan Disability (CPPD) service standards as part of his commitment to improve client service delivery and provide timely service.

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Government Responds to the Report of the Fifth Quadrennial Commission on Judicial Compensation

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

The judiciary plays a unique and fundamentally important role in Canada’s democracy. Every four years, an independent three-person commission is established to inquire into the adequacy of the compensation and benefits of federally appointed judges and…

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From Woolly Mammoth tusks to $100k worth of jewellery – anything can happen at the border

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

This September the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) continued to seize numerous weapons and firearms at border crossings in the Southern Ontario Region. Additionally, the Agency encountered an undeclared allotment of jewellery with an estimated val…

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