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Backgrounder: More than $6.2 million in government funding going to public infrastructure projects in Newfoundland and Labrador

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

The Governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador have announced funding for 14 projects in communities across the province under the New Building Canada Plan’s Small Communities Fund (SCF).

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Seventeen projects funded in Northern and Western Canada – Library and Archives Canada announces $1.5 million in funding to help local communities preserve Canada’s documentary heritage

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

Library and Archives Canada (LAC) program will provide $1.5 million in funding to 40 projects led by archives, libraries and heritage institutions across Canada.

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The Government of Canada to announce support for the Churchill region of Manitoba

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

The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada, will announce funding to support economic development in Churchill and the surrounding area.

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Canada’s automotive suppliers are building the cars of the future through innovative engineering

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

Canada has set an all-time record by selling nearly 1.9 million new cars, light trucks and SUVs over the last year, and everyone has taken notice. Auto production is a huge driver of economic success for Canadians, which is why the Government of Canada…

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Jordan Peterson gets a haircut

Posted March 23, 2018 by Kathy Shaidle
Jordan Peterson gets a haircut

And then one day it happened.She cut her hair and I stopped loving her.— Billy Bragg, “Walk Away Renee” Yesterday I read a Daily Caller piece called “Yes, Jordan Peterson Really Is That Smart,” because with that title, how could you not?So would he have voted for Donald Trump? You might think this question would have […]

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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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Random Linkage: Season’s Weepings

Posted December 31, 2015 by Tanya McGinnity

It’s the time of the year where everyone’s feeling awesome and cheery and light. Well some of us. It’s OK if you’re not. Know you’re not alone in feeling sad, guilty, happy, miserable, lighthearted, messy, Christmas cheery and not-so-celebratory. But if you are in need of an ear and do need help – don’t be […]

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Minister Bennett to participate in Siksika new School’s Grand Opening

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

Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, and Chief Vincent Yellow Old Woman for a tour of the new Chief Crowfoot School to celebrate its grand opening.

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Minister Bains to make aerospace announcement

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

February 7, 2017 ­Minister Bains will be accompanied by the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, and the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of International Trade.

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The governments of Canada and British Columbia fund new Upper Skeena Recreation Centre

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

Having safe, creative and welcoming gathering spaces where people can come together for educational, recreational and social events is critical for the health and well-being of Canadians. Community centres allow families and friends to support each oth…

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Media Advisory: Meeting of the Canadian Transportation Agency and the US Surface Transportation Board

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

Scott Streiner, Chair and CEO of the Canadian Transportation Agency hosted Daniel Elliott, Chairman of the United States Surface Transportation Board, to discuss opportunities for their agencies to work together and to share information and best practi…

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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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Media Advisory – Canmore, Alberta

Posted October 12, 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; Cameron Westhead, MLA for Banff-Cochrane; John Borrowman, Mayor of the Town of Canmore; L…

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Vincent McCurley’s VR work Cardboard Crash (NFB) wins Digi Award

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

On November 10 in Toronto, the Cardboard Crash virtual reality experience, created by Vincent McCurley and the NFB’s Digital Studio in Vancouver, picked up a Digi Award for Mobile Entertainment. This is the 11th Digi Award won by an NFB production. Cardboard Crash was first previewed in the DocLab program of the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) in 2015 and then appeared in the New Frontier section of Sundance in 2016. It also received a Webby Award in April 2016 in the Online Film & Video – VR: Gaming, Interactive, or Real-time (Branded) category. The project is produced and executive produced by Loc Dao for the NFB.

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MP Sean Fraser to Make Announcement in Sherbrooke

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

Sean Fraser, Member of Parliament for Central 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 announc…

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Organizations funded through Support for Women’s Empowerment

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

Approximately 45 community organizations will receive over $7 million in Government of Canada funding for a dozen projects to create inclusive contexts to foster women’s participation and leadership in the democratic and public life of the country.

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Setting the stage for a globally competitive aerospace and space industry in Canada

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

The Canadian aerospace and space sectors enjoy an international reputation for innovation and world-class products and services. But to maintain their reputation and remain globally competitive, Canadian aerospace and space firms must continue to adopt…

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Finally, Inuit voices are being heard in the global seal-hunt debate, in Alethea Arnaquq-Baril’s Angry Inuk

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

As a phenomenal 2016 comes to an end for Iqaluit-based filmmaker Alethea Arnaquq-Baril and her film Angry Inuk, things are heating up internationally for this multi-award-winning feature documentary, produced by the National Film Board of Canada and Un…

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Minister Dion concludes successful visit to Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras

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

The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, yesterday concluded a successful visit to Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras.

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Highway 103 Broad River to Port Joli Project Officially Open

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

The Honourable Mark Furey, on behalf of the Honourable Goff MacLellan, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure renewal and Bernadette Jordan, Member of Parliament for South Shore-St. Margarets, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister …

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Minister McKenna to kick off Parks Canada – Canada 150 activities at Ottawa City Hall on New Year’s Eve

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

On New Year’s Eve, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, will launch Parks Canada’s year-long celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday.

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Minister Bibeau to make important funding announcement for refugees in Middle East

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

The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, will make an important funding announcement regarding refugees in the Middle East, particularly women and children.

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Free Outdoor Exhibit in Ottawa Highlights Pioneers in Women’s Rights

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

A new photo exhibit profiles outstanding women who have left their mark on our country

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World Alzheimer’s Day 2016 September 21, 2016

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

September 21 marks World Alzheimer’s Day – a day to focus on raising awareness, inspiring action, and helping people affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia around the world.

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Investing in an acoustic fibre optic monitoring system to help ensure clean water for Southwestern Ontario residents

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

Investing in Canada’s infrastructure today will help create jobs, grow the middle class, and support a high standard of living for Canadians and their families for years to come. That is why the governments of Canada and Ontario have invested in the HE…

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Backgrounder – Calls for proposals for international internship opportunities for Canadian youth

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

The International Youth Internship Program (IYIP) and the International Aboriginal Youth Internships (IAYI) initiative offer young Canadians a unique opportunity to acquire employment skills, gain international development work experience and be active…

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Government of Canada Supports a Strong European Union

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

Government of Canada Supports a Strong European Union

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Vancouver seafood retailer Yat Ming Enterprises fined a total of $72,500 for repeated violations of the Fisheries Act

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

A major investigation by Fisheries and Oceans Canada Conservation and Protection fishery officers halted the illegal sale of Dungeness crab and spot prawn to Yat Ming Enterprises Ltd. in March 2014.

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Government of Canada takes measures to limit air pollutants and further improve air quality for Canadians

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

Canada’s air quality is among the best in the world and today the Government of Canada announced it has finalized air pollutant regulations that will result in even better air quality for Canadians.

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Helping communities at risk protect themselves from hate-motivated crimes

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

To help reduce hate-motivated crimes in Canadian communities, Public Safety Canada will open calls for proposals for a renewed Communities at Risk: Security Infrastructure Program (SIP) on December 1st

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Minister Sohi to Make an Announcement About the Pan-Canadian Signature Project “Canada 150 Voyageurs’ RendezVous”

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

EDMONTON – The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities and Member of Parliament (Edmonton Mill Woods)…

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Well-deserved recognition for CBSA executive

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

On September 27, 2016, Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) employee John Dolimount was recognized by the Institute of Public Administration – New Brunswick, as the recipient of the new Donald G. Dennison Award for Public Administration. The award was presented by the Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick, Jocelyne Roy Vienneau, during a ceremony at the Government House in Fredericton.

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First parliamentary session: Government of Canada accomplishments on commitments from Minister Duclos’s mandate

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

In the first parliamentary session since the swearing-in of the 29th Ministry, the Honourable Jean Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, and Minister responsible for the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, has made me…

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Federal and Provincial Governments invest in Émile Sénéchal et Fils

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

Equipment will help improve productivity and efficiency

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Heritage Lighthouse Protection Act – Program Results and a Course for the Future

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

Heritage Lighthouse Protection Act
Program – Results and a Course for the Future

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FedNor Invests More Than $130,000 to Improve Community Infrastructure in the Greater Sudbury Region

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

The Government of Canada is investing $131,820 to transform two key community assets into fully accessible facilities.

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Statement by the Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour

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

Last night I proposed to Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers that I appoint a special mediator to assist them in their negotiations. I will do so expeditiously.

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David Cole’s new column at Taki’s…

Posted May 29, 2018 by Kathy Shaidle

A thousand never-forgetters crawled out of the woodwork to wail, “Oy, once you compare humans to animals, once you dehumanize them, you make it easy to kill them.”Bullshit. Once you demonize a people, then you make it easy to kill them.The average human is far more easily moved to murder if he believes he is […]

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2017 Northern New Brunswick Infrastructure Announcement

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

2017 Northern New Brunswick Infrastructure Announcement

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