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Upgrades Improve Kugluktuk Arena Complex

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

The Honourable Navdeep Bains announced $225,000 in funding through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program to make improvements to the Kugluktuk Arena and Complex in Nunavut.

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Community Infrastructure Receives Federal Boost

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

The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for CanNor, today announced an investment of $375,000 to support improvements and expansion of the Kwanlin Dün First Nation’s Nàkwät’à Kų̀ (Potlatch House) in Whitehorse, Yukon.

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Minister Bennett, Minister Kelley and Minister Blanchette to announce post-secondary infrastructure funding for Abitibi-Témiscamingue

Posted January 11, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

Event date: January 12, 2017-The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs-on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development-Geoffrey Kelley, Quebec Minister responsible for Native Affairs, and Luc Blanchette, Quebec Minister responsible for the Abitibi-Témiscamingue region and the Nord-du-Québec region, will be at the Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue to announce post-secondary infrastructure funding.

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Next time someone tries to compare male circumcision to FGM, send them this

Posted August 16, 2016 by Kathy Shaidle

A nurse writes: And we haven’t even gotten to sex yet, have we? Because that is when the real horror begins. The vagina is designed, not only to deliver a baby; but to admit a penis. Almighty God in His creation of man and woman has seen to it that we are ‘fearfully and wonderfully […]

Kathy Shaidle’s NEW book, Confessions of a Failed Slut, is available HERE.
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Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship Charlottetown returns from Op REASSURANCE

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

Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Charlottetown returned to her home port of Halifax, Nova Scotia today after a successful six-month deployment on Operation REASSURANCE, Canada’s contribution to NATO assurance and deterrence measures aimed at promotin…

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Government of Canada’s Plan for a Strong Middle Class Brings Real Change to Edmonton

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

Government of Canada’s Plan for a Strong Middle Class Brings Real Change to Edmonton

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Government of Canada to announce support for community infrastructure in Calgary

Posted January 16, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

As part of the Government of Canada’s celebrations of the 150th anniversary of Confederation, members of the media are invited to attend an important event with the Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National D…

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Annapolis Royal visitors get hands-on with heritage

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

Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, today announced a $371,953 contribution, through ACOA’s Innovative Communities Fund, to assist the Town of Annapolis Royal to undertake infrastructure enhancements to the downtown waterfront.

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Long-time volunteer awarded for years of working with offenders in Toronto community

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

Mr. Niels Bjelbo presented with the 2016 James A. Murphy CAC Award of Excellence

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Canada and British Columbia invest in infrastructure at Northern Lights College

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

Post­-secondary institutions help 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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MP Fraser to Make Announcements in Freeport

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

Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, will make an official announcem…

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International Trade Minister announces Envoy for Canada-EU trade deal

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

As part of Canada’s commitment to grow the middle class by implementing the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, today announced that the Honourable Pierre Petti…

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MP Colin Fraser to Make Announcement in Church Point

Posted January 20, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), will make an announcemen…

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Canada Buys Blackjack Unmanned Aircraft System from United States

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

The Government is dedicated to building a more agile, better-equipped military, while ensuring the best value for Canadians.

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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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Tribunal Initiates Interim Review—Certain Fasteners from China and Chinese Taipei

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

Le Tribunal canadien du commerce extérieur a ouvert aujourd’hui un réexamen intermédiaire de son ordonnance rendue le 5 janvier 2015 dans le cadre du réexamen relatif à l’expiration no RR-2014-001 concernant certaines pièces d’attache en acier au carbone, originaires ou exportées de la République populaire de Chine et du Taipei chinois. Le présent réexamen intermédiaire est entrepris à la demande de Canimex Inc. suite à la détermination par le Tribunal que le dossier de la demande est complet.

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Minister Chagger and MP Bagnell to announce funding for Northerm Windows and Doors, a division of RAB Energy Group and YuKonstruct

Posted January 25, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

Minister Chagger and MP Bagnell to announce funding related to improving manufacturing capacity in Canada.

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Media Advisory – Edmonton, Alberta

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

Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure announcement with the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Brian Mason, Minister of Infrastructure and Minister of Transportation, an…

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Government of Canada invests $9.2 million to bring more research to market

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

More entrepreneurs will collaborate with researchers at Atlantic universities and colleges to turn ideas into new products and services as a result of a $9.2-million investment from the Government of Canada.

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Minister Sajjan announces contract award at Operation NANOOK

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

WHITEHORSE, Yukon. – The Honourable Hajit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, will make an announcement during OP NANOOK September 2, 2016, to benefit the Canadian Rangers and northern sovereignty.

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Expansion of regulated areas for emerald ash borer

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

To slow the spread of emerald ash borer into new parts of Canada, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is expanding areas regulated to control emerald ash borer to include the city of Thunder Bay in Ontario, as well as the Municipalités Régionales de Comtés of Joliette and D’Autray in Quebec.

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Minister LeBlanc and Premier Gallant to announce infrastructure funding at the University of New Brunswick

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

Event date: September 6, 2016-The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard-on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development-and the Honourable Brian Gallan…

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Health Canada and Canadian Cancer Society launch renewed Break It Off campaign

Posted January 31, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

Tobacco use and smoking rates in Canada are some of the lowest they have ever been; however, studies show that youth and young adults continue to smoke.

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Backgrounder: Government of Canada delivers more than $15.6 million to Newfoundland and Labrador for community infrastructure projects

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

The Government of Canada has delivered the first of two federal Gas Tax Fund installments for 2016−17 to all the provinces and territories, benefiting 276 communities in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Government of Canada to make announcement in support of Canadian Armed Forces and economy

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

The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, on behalf of the Honourable Judy M. Foote, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, will make an important announcement supporting the Canadian Armed Forces and…

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Canada and Nunavut Reach Agreement under New Federal Infrastructure Funding Program

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

The governments of Canada and Nunavut are making investments that will help create good jobs while building a strong foundation for a sustainable economic future. Investing in local infrastructure helps ensure that Canadians have safe water and wastewa…

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Media Advisory – Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu

Posted February 3, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event. The announcement be attended by Mr. Jean Rioux, MP for Saint-Jean, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, and Ms. Lucie Charlebois, Minister for Rehabilitation, Youth Protection, Public Health and Healthy Living, Minister responsible for the Montérégie region, on behalf of the Minister of Transport, Sustainable Mobility and Transport Electrification, Mr. Laurent Lessard.

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Government of Canada works with International Partners to Crack Down on Offshore Tax Evasion

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

Government of Canada works with International Partners to Crack Down on Offshore Tax Evasion

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Ministers Joly and Wilson-Raybould to Make an Announcement

Posted February 7, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honorable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, and the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, will make an announcement Tuesday regarding the Court Challenges Program…

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Minister MaryAnn Mihychuk and Minister Shirley Bond will co-chair a meeting of federal–provincial/territorial ministers responsible for labour

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

The Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Canada’s Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, and the Honourable Shirley Bond, British Columbia’s Minister of Jobs, Tourism, and Skills Training and Minister Responsible for Labour, will co-chair a meeting of federal–provincial/territorial ministers responsible for labour.

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Modernized multi-purpose hall for Caplan residents

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

Modernized multi-purpose hall for Caplan résidents.

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Minister Qualtrough Congratulates Aurélie Rivard on Canada’s First Gold Medal at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

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

On behalf of the Government of Canada and all Canadians, I congratulate Aurélie Rivard…

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Government Transfers Ownership of Federal Mineral Rights, $13 Million in Revenues to Manitoba

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

Ensuring our provincial and territorial partners are treated fairly is fundamental to creating jobs and economic prosperity for middle-class Canadians.

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CANARIE to make announcement benefiting researchers

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

Event date: September 13, 2016 – John Aldag, Member of Parliament for Cloverdale–Langley City, on behalf of the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will make an announcement tomorrow regarding CANARIE’s investment in support of researchers and digital infrastructure.

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Government of Canada launches campaign to encourage young women to choose science

Posted February 11, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

Science Minister Kirsty Duncan marked the International Day of Women and Girls in Science by announcing the launch of an engaging national campaign to encourage young women to enter science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.

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

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

Media representatives are invited to attend two events taking place in Sackville as part of the Canada 150 Countdown, in celebration of the Migratory Birds Convention Centennial.

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Minister of Foreign Affairs to visit Europe

Posted February 14, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that she will join the Prime Minister in Strasbourg, France, on February 16, 2017, for his historic address to the European Parliament.

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Minister Monsef in Ottawa-Gatineau for electoral reform dialogue on September 15

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

Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Democratic Institutions, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, will be in the National Capital Region to lead a community dialogue on federal electoral reform with local residents.

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So it’s not just me?! “‘Seven Days in Entebbe’ and the nostalgia for 1970s terrorism”

Posted March 17, 2018 by Kathy Shaidle
So it’s not just me?! “‘Seven Days in Entebbe’ and the nostalgia for 1970s terrorism”

Dominic Green:It was only Seven Days in Entebbe, but it felt like an eternity. The rescue in July 1976 by Israeli commandos of 102 Jewish and Israeli hostages from Palestinian and German terrorists at Entebbe airport in Uganda was a scriptwriter’s dream: a three-act drama of crisis, complication and resolution, in which the good guys […]

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