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MP Casey to Make Announcements in Pugwash

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

Bill Casey, Member of Parliament for Cumberland-Colchester, 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 o…

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Minister McCallum available to media following roundtable on immigration

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

The Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, will be available to media following a roundtable discussion on immigration with local stakeholders.

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Husky Energy Exploration Drilling Project – Federal Funding Available

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

The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is making funding available through its Participant Funding Program to assist the participation of the public and Indigenous groups in the federal environmental assessment of the proposed Husky Energy Explor…

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Three Community Facilities to Receive Facelift

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

The Government of Canada today announced an investment of $145,349 to undertake upgrades and infrastructure enhancements at three recreational and cultural facilities in the Yarmouth area. This funding, which was announced by Colin Fraser, Member of Pa…

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Jean-Pierre Blais at the Basic Telecommunications Services Press Conference

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

Thank you for being here today as the CRTC unveils a very important decision for Canada’s future in a digital world. This decision will have a generational impact.

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George Brown House National Historic Site

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

This was the home of George Brown (1818-1880), eminent journalist, politician, Father of Confederation and anti-slavery activist. Located at the corner of Beverley and Baldwin Streets in Toronto, the house was originally known as Lambton Lodge and occu…

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Driverless: Intelligent Cars And The Road Ahead

Posted December 23, 2016 by podcasting@cbc.ca

We have the technology to make driverless cars, but there are risks that come with the benefits.

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Minister Sajjan to announce investments in Defence infrastructure at CFB Bagotville

Posted August 25, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan will make an announcement related to investments in green infrastructure at CFB Bagotville and lead an unveiling ceremony for new housing.

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Publication of REGDOC-2.2.2, Personnel Training, version 2

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

Following a period of public consultation from April to May 2016, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has published regulatory document REGDOC-2.2.2, Personnel Training, version 2. The initial version of REGDOC-2.2.2 was published August 2014.

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The Honourable Patty Hajdu to Announce Support for Small Business Development and Growth in the Thunder Bay Region

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

The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Status of Women and Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay-Superior North, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor, w…

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Wireless complaints down by 35% since 2014, but bill shock still an issue for one-in-five Canadians

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

Canadians are complaining less frequently about their wireless services, according to the 2016 fall survey on wireless issues, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced today.

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New Search and Rescue Lifeboats On the Way

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

Gaspé, Quebec – Construction has begun on six new Search and Rescue (SAR) lifeboats at Chantier Naval Forillon in Gaspé, Québec. Constructed under the National Shipbuilding Strategy, the Canadian Coast Guard’s Fleet Renewal Plan and the Federal Infrastructure Initiative, the lifeboats will be stationed across Canada providing key SAR services including searches on the water, marine distress response calls as well as assistance to disabled vessels.

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Mobile App Suggests Solutions to Poor Indoor Air Quality

Posted January 6, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

Mobile App Suggests Solutions to Poor Indoor Air Quality

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Media Advisory – Bishop’s Falls, Newfoundland and Labrador

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

Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure announcement with Member of Parliament for Coast of Bays−Central−Notre Dame, Scott Simms, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; and the Honourable Al Hawkins, Newfoundland and Labrador’s Minister of Transportation and Works, and Member of the House of Assembly for Grand Falls-Windsor−Buchans.

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Governments of Canada and Yukon invest in the Ross River suspension bridge

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

Infrastructure investments are vital to creating jobs and supporting communities in their growth and economic development.

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Statement from the Honourable Jim Carr on the Suspension of the Energy East Hearings

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

Canadians expect and deserve to have confidence in their public institutions. Independence and neutrality are fundamental principles for all of Canada’s regulatory institutions, including those reviewing major projects such as the National Energy Board…

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The Government of Canada is Investing in Significant Infrastructure Projects in Lac Simon

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

The Government of Canada is committed to supporting community infrastructure development and to working together with First Nations in a spirit of reconciliation.

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2018 will be the year of Canada—China tourism

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

Ottawa, September 2, 2016 – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who is concluding his visit to China today, announced new tourism initiatives to create a stronger and more stable long-term relationship with China. The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Minister of…

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Media Advisory – Thunder Bay, Ontario

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

Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure announcement with the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Com…

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National dialogue in Democratic Republic of Congo: Canada calls on all parties to resolve political impasse

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

The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today issued the following statement:

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MP Lefebvre to Announce FedNor Support for Community Infrastructure

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

Paul Lefebvre, Member of Parliament for Sudbury, will be in Whitefish on Wednesday, January 18, 2017, to make a FedNor announcement, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister respo…

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More than $141 million in funding going to public infrastructure projects in Ontario

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

Infrastructure investments are vital to creating jobs, strengthening the middle class and building more inclusive and efficient communities where families can work, learn and play.

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National Film Board of Canada shares its expertise in digital storytelling at Doc Fortnight 2017: MoMA’s International Festival of Nonfiction Film and Media. Digital studio heads Hugues Sweeney and Rob McLaughlin present NFB’s visionary advances in non-fiction and participatory experiences.

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

A world leader in new advances in interactive and immersive storytelling, the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) will be at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) next month, sharing its digital expertise as part of Doc Fortnight 2017: MoMA’s International Festival of Nonfiction Film and Media, February 16–26.

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Government of Canada Investment Promotes Community Economic Development and Celebrates Canada’s Cultural Diversity in the Thunder Bay Region

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

The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Status of Women and Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay-Superior North, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor, t…

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

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

Members of the media are invited to attend an important event with Randy Boissonnault, Parliamentary Secretary for the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of In…

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Minister Philpott to take part in the G7 Health Ministers’ Meeting in Japan

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

Advancing collective action to address global health challenges

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Parks Canada and Adventure Canada Offer Exciting Opportunities to Explore Canada’s North

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

Parks Canada and Adventure Canada Offer Exciting Opportunities to Explore Canada’s North

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Statement by Minister Joly on Nayrouz

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

On September 11, Coptic Christians in Egypt, in Canada and around the world mark the feast of Nayrouz

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Queen Charlotte Lodge Ltd. on Haida Gwaii found guilty of Fisheries Act violations – fined total of $35,000

Posted January 23, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

On December 14, 2016, in Masset Provincial Court, lawyers on behalf of Queen Charlotte Lodge Ltd. fishing resort pleaded guilty to six violations of the Fisheries Act. The Honourable Judge Dwight Stewart ordered the defendant to pay a total fine of $35…

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Have your say on Let’s Talk Parks, Canada! in Halifax

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

Have your say on Let’s Talk Parks, Canada! in Halifax

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Minister of International Trade to hold media availability from Washington, D.C.

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

The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, will deliver brief remarks and hold a media availability at the Embassy of Canada to the United States in Washington, D.C., following a meeting about softwood lumber with Michael Froman…

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Remarks by Jane Rooney, Financial Literacy Leader, at the G20 Conference

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

Like some other G20 countries, Canada’s economy, in the last decade, has been characterized by record-low interest rates.

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Minister LeBlanc to announce infrastructure funding at Mount Allison University

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

Event date: September 15, 2016 – The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard and Member of Parliament for Beauséjour, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will be at Mount Allison University to announce infrastructure funding for the university and to highlight the benefits of the Government of Canada’s Post­Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund.

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Have your say on Let’s Talk Parks, Canada! in Halifax

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

Have your say on Let’s Talk Parks, Canada! in Halifax

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North Montney Project – Sunset Clause Extension Request

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

The National Energy Board (NEB) is extending the date in the sunset clause for the North Montney Pipeline Project to June 10, 2017. The sunset clause said that construction must begin before June 10, 2016 or approval for the project will expire. NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL) wrote to the NEB on March 28, 2016 asking that the sunset clause be extended for one year until June 10, 2017.

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Reconciliation in Action: Minister Bennett and Chief Slett Sign the Heiltsuk Haíɫcístut Framework Agreement for Reconciliation

Posted January 28, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada is committed to renewing the nation-to nation relationship with Indigenous peoples based on recognition of rights, respect, co-operation and partnership.

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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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Minister Duclos launches a call for nominations for an Advisory Committee on Homelessness

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

Today, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development announced a call for nominations for an Advisory Committee of experts and stakeholders in the field of homelessness to support the renewal of the Homelessness…

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Address by Minister Dion at a round table on human security for refugees, migrants and host communities on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly

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

We are facing a crisis of epic proportions: a tide of people fleeing their homes on a scale unseen since the Second World War.

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