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CBSA welcomes travellers in new international terminal at YYC

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

Today, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) welcomed their first travellers in the new international terminal at YYC Calgary International Airport.

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Ministers from Global Affairs Canada to attend Conference of Montreal

Posted June 13, 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 announced that they will attend the Conference of Montreal, in Montréal, Quebec, from June 13 to 15, 2016.

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Minister of Canadian Heritage launches Movie Nights Across Canada, a celebration of homegrown talent in the context of Canada 150

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

The Honourable Mélanie Joly, is pleased to launch Movie Nights Across Canada today in Ottawa.

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CRTC partners with international agencies to fight spam and unsolicited phone calls

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

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced today that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with ten enforcement agencies from across the globe to fight unlawful spam and unsolicited telecommunications.

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Parliamentary Secretary Joyce Murray to provide remarks at Zero Waste Conference on Government of Canada plan to reduce its own greenhouse gas emissions

Posted November 3, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Joyce Murray, Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Treasury Board, will speak at Metro Vancouver’s 2016 Zero Waste Conference.

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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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The NFB at Sunny Side of the Doc 2016. The Unknown Photographer (Turbulent/NFB) VR experience by Loïc Suty to have its French premiere NFB delegates also attending Sunny Side

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

The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is taking part in Sunny Side of the Doc 2016, the international market dedicated to linear and interactive documentaries. Canada is this year’s country of honour at the event. The Unknown Photographer (Turbulent/NFB), a virtual-reality plunge into the fragmented memories of a First World War photographer, will be presented for the first time in France at Sunny Side of the Doc, with its France-born director, Loïc Suty of Turbulent, in attendance. NFB delegates Louis-Richard Tremblay, Producer, Interactive Studio, and Ragnhild Milewski, NFB Archives Sales Manager, will also be participating in a number of Sunny Side events. Sunny Side of the Doc takes place June 20 to 23 in La Rochelle, France.

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Annual remembrance ceremony at Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial

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

The public and the media are invited to attend the official Government of Canada Remembrance Day ceremony at the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial near the village of Albert, in the Somme region of France

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The Government of Canada announces judicial appointments in the province of Ontario

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

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

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Minister Chagger to See Technology Making a Splash

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

The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister of Small Business and Tourism and Member of Parliament for Waterloo, will visit the University of Waterloo to see technology making a splash.

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Parliamentary Secretary Champagne Highlights the Government’s Commitment to Grow the Middle Class at the Vaudreuil-Soulanges Chamber of Commerce and Industry

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

The Government believes that a strengthened middle class means that hard-working Canadians can look forward to a good standard of living and a better future for their children.

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Three Northwest Territories infrastructure projects benefitting from joint government funding

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

The governments of Canada and the Northwest Territories, together with local community governments, are investing in modern public infrastructure that will help create jobs, while improving Northern Canadians’ quality of life and contributing to strong…

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Fish Habitat Protection

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

The Fisheries Act gives the government authority to manage Canadian fisheries and to protect the habitat that supports them. The government has committed to reviewing the recent changes to the Act to restore any lost protections and to incorporate mode…

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Media Advisory – Ottawa, Ontario

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

Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event regarding federal infrastructure commitments with the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Currie Dixon, Minister of Community …

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“Turn to Busan” ceremony to honour Canadians’ service and sacrifices in the Korean War

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

The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will participate in the “Turn to Busan” commemorative ceremony to pay tribute to Canadians who served and died in the Korean War.

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Minister of Finance to Address Economic Club of Canada in Toronto

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

Minister of Finance to Address Economic Club of Canada in Toronto

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Government of Canada Supports Ontario Firm Through Build in Canada Innovation Program

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

The Government of Canada is committed to growing the economy and the middle class, and helping those working hard to join it. Through the Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP), the Government of Canada is investing in Canadian innovations to create…

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Canada’s drug price watchdog rethinks pricing guidelines to improve affordability of, access to, prescription drugs

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

The Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) today launched the first phase of a major consultation initiative that will ultimately change the way the federal government determines whether Canadian patented drug prices are excessive.

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Canada Celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week

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

Ottawa, November 14, 2016-Global Entrepreneurship Week, which begins today, is celebrated around the world and runs through November 20. The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister of Small Business and Tourism, is set to participate in a number of activities with partner organizations.

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Canadian Army to contribute Improvised Explosive Device expertise to multi-nation exercise

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

Fifteen soldiers from 5th Canadian Division are presently in Ukraine to participate in Exercise RAPID TRIDENT 2016. This multilateral exercise, which commenced on Sunday, June 26, will continue through Saturday, July 9

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National Film Board of Canada’s leadership in storytelling innovation showcased at the prestigious International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam. IDFA features pioneering NFB works in virtual reality, film… and dreams

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

The National Film Board of Canada’s pioneering work in new forms of non-fiction storytelling will be on display at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA), taking place November 16‒27. The 10th edition of IDFA’s DocLab new me…

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Government of Canada and Northern partners announce new Marine Protected Area in the Arctic

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

Canada is home to several unique marine environments that, due to their sensitive ecosystems and increasing amounts of human pressure, need to be conserved and protected for the benefit of our natural aquatic wildlife and all Canadians.

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Mallard Cottage Recognized for National Historic Significance

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

Built between 1820 and 1840, Mallard Cottage is an example of the type of housing built by immigrants to Newfoundland from southeast Ireland in the first half of the nineteenth century.

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Results in the Fight Against Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing

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

Finance Minister Bill Morneau today tabled in Parliament the 2016 Annual Report of the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC), Results in the Fight Against Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing. The report describes the activities and operations that Canada’s financial intelligence unit carried out in 2015–16 to help protect Canadians and the integrity of Canada’s financial system.

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Major investment to extend dock 10 at the Port of Trois-Rivières

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

François-Philippe Champagne, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance and MP for Saint-Maurice-Champlain, on behalf of the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport; Jean D’Amour, Minister for Maritime Affairs, on behalf of Jacques Daoust, Minister of Transport, Sustainable Mobility and Transport Electrification; Julie Boulet, Minister of Tourism and Minister responsible for the Montérégie Region; Jean-Denis Girard, MNA for Trois-Rivières; Cléo Marchand, Chairman of the Board of the Trois-Rivières Port Authority (TRPA), and Gaétan Boivin, President and Chief Executive Officer of the TRPA, today announced significant investments for improvements to the Port of Trois-Rivières.

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Government of Canada invests in innovative health research at the University of Regina

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

Researcher to study genes of bacterial cells to identify targets for new antibiotics

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Cross-Canada Official Languages Consultations 2016

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

Cross-Canada Official Languages Consultations 2016

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Government of Canada Celebrates National Child Day

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

Today on National Child Day we commemorate the United Nations’ adoption of the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of the Child” on November 20, 1959, and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child on November 20, 1989.

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The Old Port of Montréal Get Dressed Up in Eastern Colours

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

The Government of Canada supports the 6th Orientalys Festival

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Government to provide update on Canadian Armed Forces procurement

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

This afternoon, the Government of Canada will announce the way forward on an important military procurement project at a media availability. Four speakers will deliver opening remarks, followed by a question period.

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Health Canada Allowing Immediate Access to Naloxone Nasal Spray

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

As an emergency public health measure in response to the current opioid crisis, the Minister of Health has signed an Interim Order to temporarily allow naloxone in nasal spray form to be imported from the U.S. and sold in Canada. Until now, only the in…

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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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Major Recreation Infrastructure Investments in Quebec City

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

Families in Quebec City will have improved access to modern recreational facilities as a result of funding for a new Ice Centre and three community centres in Quebec City. The Ice Centre project will help attract international sports events in the prov…

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Media Advisory – St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador

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

Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event with Nick Whalen, Member of Parliament for St. John’s East, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; and the Honourable Dwight Ba…

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Showcasing Canadian aerospace to the world

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

The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will lead the Canadian delegation at this year’s Farnborough International Airshow, a major trade exhibition for the aerospace and defence industries.

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The 150th Anniversary of Confederation in 2017: Saskatchewan Will Be at the Heart of the Celebration with $2.7 Million in Funding

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

The Government of Canada is proud to invest in local and regional projects to make 2017 a year that all Canadians will remember…

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Parks Canada invites visitors to share a drink at Sir John A. Macdonald’s former home

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

Parks Canada invites visitors to share a drink at Sir John A. Macdonald’s former home

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