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Governments of Canada and British Columbia collaborate on Southern Mountain Caribou recovery

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

The protection of wildlife species is a joint responsibility and all Canadians have a role to play.

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Canada’s Plan To Reach Marine Conservation Targets

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

The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, announced the Government of Canada’s commitment to put in place a plan to reach its domestic and international marine conservation targets of protecting 5 perce…

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Minister Hehr announces contract award for new resource for Veterans’ caregivers

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

Online interactive tool will help caregivers support themselves and their loved ones while undergoing treatment and recovery

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New Joint Union/Management Task Force to examine diversity and inclusion in the public service

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

The Government of Canada is committed to building a diverse public service that reflects Canadian society and is a model of inclusion for employers across the country and around the world.

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Statement by Minister Joly on the Celebration of Christmas by Orthodox Christians and Eastern Catholics

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

Statement on the Celebration of Christmas by Orthodox Christians and Eastern Catholics

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Designated Heritage Lighthouses

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

Designated Heritage Lighthouses

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Toronto Global Forum

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

Ladies and gentlemen, I’m here today to talk about how Canada can take control of its economic destiny in a low­-growth world.

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#354 When the neighbor shovels your tiny little patch of the sidewalk

Posted December 11, 2019 by Anonymous

Sidewalks bring us together. Fences split yards, lawns divide homes, and invisible property lines are scribbled on dusty blueprints in city archives. But somehow those little strips of concrete tie us all together and connect the dots between our lives. It’s a beautiful moment when a friendly neighbor shovels the snow off of your walk […]

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Canadian Content in a Digital World: Expert Advisory Group Announced

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

Leaders in creativity and innovation will support the Minister of Canadian Heritage as she seeks input from Canadians

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Canada announces additional support for peace implementation in Colombia

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

Canada is proud to support Colombia’s efforts to bring the longest-running conflict in the Western Hemisphere to a peaceful end. The agreement signed today in Colombia demonstrates the effectiveness and importance of negotiation, diplomacy, justice and…

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Clarification of proposed legislation on international ownership

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

On November 3, 2016, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, announced that the Government of Canada intends to introduce legislation that would raise the limit of international ownership of Canadian air carriers’ voting interests to 49 per…

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Minister Sajjan to Attend UN Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial

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

Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan will travel to London, UK, from September 7 to 8, 2016, to participate in the UN Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial and to highlight Canada’s commitment to contributing to future UN peace support operations.

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Rossland celebrates completion of infrastructure work on Washington Street

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

Investing in local infrastructure helps ensure that Canadians have access to safer roads, clean and reliable drinking water, efficient and effective wastewater systems and stormwater systems that will mitigate flood risks. It also helps create jobs and…

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The Government of Canada Supports Projects that Help Create Jobs, Boost Economic Activity and Celebrate Canada’s Rich Heritage

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

Don Rusnak, Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay-Rainy River, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor, today announced an investment of $836,357 in support…

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Minister Bennett on the passing of Arthur Manuel

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

The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, issued the following statement today:
“I am deeply saddened to learn of the sudden passing of Arthur Manuel, former Chief of Neskonlith Indian Band and chair of Shuswap Natio…

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Convictions Under the Fisheries Act, Gaspe

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

QUEBEC Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, has released a list of fishers fined in December, 2016, for various offences under the Fisheries Act.

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Highway 16 expansion in British Columbia improves safety and traffic flow

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

From visiting friends and relatives to getting goods to market, we rely on our roads, bridges and highways to support a vibrant economy and great quality of life. Investing in modern transportation infrastructure will help create jobs and grow the midd…

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Remarks by Minister Goodale to the Canadian Firefighters Memorial

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

Remarks by Minister Goodale to the Canadian Firefighters Memorial

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Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre

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

In 2012, a resolution from the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs mandated the Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre (MFNERC) to offer similar services which in a provincial education system are provided by a school board, including services for te…

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Government of Canada to Recognize Acadian Jeanne Dugas as a National Historic Person

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

Rodger Cuzner, Member of Parliament for Cape Breton–Canso, will take part in the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada plaque unveiling ceremony to commemorate Jeanne Dugas as a person of national historic significance.

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Statement by Minister Joly on Sukkot

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

Whether in a new land, or one where our ancestors have lived for generations, we seek a space that welcomes and embraces us warmly…

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Media Advisory – West St. Paul, Manitoba

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

West St. Paul, Manitoba, July 22, 2016 – Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event regarding federal infrastructure commitments with the Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, and Member of Parliament for Kildonan-St. Paul, on behalf of Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; Eileen Clarke, Minister of Indigenous and Municipal Relations; and Chris Goertzen, President of the Association of Manitoba Municipalities.

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Government of Canada invests in Canada’s next generation of talented students and researchers

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

Minister Diane Lebouthillier announces $107 million to support students and postdoctoral researchers, the awarding of 19 Canada Graduate Scholarships to Honour Nelson Mandela, and $14.5 million in renewed funding for the Canadian Research Data Centre N…

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Transport Canada identifies brake safety issue with certain Ford F-150 models

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

Canadians expect the vehicles they use to drive their families around and commute to and from work to be safe and defect free. That’s why the Government of Canada doesn’t hesitate to act when we identify a safety concern.

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HMCS St. John’s joins Standing NATO Maritime Group 2

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

Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) St. John’s officially joined Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) on its way to the Mediterranean Sea today as part of Canada’s support to NATO assurance and deterrence measures in Central and Eastern Europe.

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Minister Qualtrough to Attend a Celebration for the Augusta Street Park Basketball Court

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

ALMONTE, Ontario – The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities…

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ROGER PARENT’S NFB FEATURE DOC HAS ITS WORLD PREMIERE OCTOBER 9 IN SHERBROOKE AND BROOKS, WHERE THE FILM WAS SHOT. From Sherbrooke to Brooks tells the story of the little-known Quebec-Alberta migration corridor travelled by French-speaking African refugees.

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

Roger Parent’s debut feature-length documentary, From Sherbrooke to Brooks, produced at the NFB’s Canadian Francophonie Studio by Dominic Desjardins, will have its world premiere on Sunday, October 9, in both of the cities in which the film was shot: i…

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Minister Carr to Make Infrastructure Announcement in Quebec City

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

QUEBEC CITY – Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Jim Carr, will make an infrastructure announcement during a visit to the Laurentian Forestry Centre in Quebec City on July 14, 2016.

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Annual Tribute to Veterans and CAF personnel at CFL Semi-Final Playoff Game

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

Veterans Remembrance Tributes take place in Vancouver

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Snow-Related Heart Attacks May Show Up Two Days Later

Posted January 31, 2017 by Marijke Vroomen-Durning

Every winter we hear stories about people who have heart attacks after a heavy snowfall. It’s not hard to imagine. People who are usually sedentary or moderately active take to shovelling out their driveways or to rescue their cars from mountains of snow pushed to the side of the road. A new study suggests that while the heart attack/snow shovelling connection is valid, it’s the moderate snowfalls that seem to have the most effect. In addition, the heart attacks often present two days after the snowfall.

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This large study took place from 2010 to 2015 and looked at over 400,000 adults who had been hospitalized at two hospitals in Boston. The researchers assessed patients who had been admitted with cardiovascular conditions and cold-weather conditions (frostbite and falls/injuries). Interestingly, the researchers found that admissions to hospital for patients with heart disease occurred most often (increased by 23%) after moderate snowfalls, defined as 5 to 10 inches, rather than high snowfalls. Cardiovascular disease admissions actually dropped by 32% on high snowfall days, the authors wrote.

One theory that might explain why moderate snowfalls have more of an effect is that people may stay inside more during heavier snowfalls and that moderate falls seem easier to manage.

So be careful, even if the snowfall isn’t drastic and beware of the signs and symptoms of a heart attack for a few days after your time shovelling snow:

  • Pressure, tightness, pain, or a squeezing or aching sensation in your chest or arms that may spread to your neck, jaw or back.
  • Nausea, indigestion, heartburn or abdominal pain.
  • Shortness of breath.
  • Cold sweat.
  • Fatigue.
  • Lightheadedness or sudden dizziness.
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Minister Morneau to Champion Middle Class Growth through Stronger Trade and Investment at G20 in China

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

Minister Morneau to Champion Middle Class Growth through Stronger Trade and Investment at G20 in China

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Mothers Day

Posted May 8, 2016 by Polar Bear

Every year when Mothers Day comes around I have memories that pop up to keep Mom alive in my life. It is 42 years since Mom passed away but it does not seem that long ago. When I talk on the phone to my siblings our conversations usually get around to …

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Enhancing Business Frameworks and Promoting Inclusive Economic Growth

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

Frequently Asked Questions:
What are the objectives of the proposed amendments to Canada’s corporate governance frameworks? The objectives of these amendments are:

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Media availability with the Minister of National Defence

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

Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan will hold a media availability via teleconference on Thursday, September 8, 2016 to provide an update on his trip to London, UK.

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Statement by the Minister of Finance on Historic Agreement to Strengthen the Canada Pension Plan

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

“Since June 20 in Vancouver, nine provincial Finance Ministers have signed on to an historic agreement in principle that will ensure future generations of Canadians can retire more comfortably.

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BIZARRE: Elizabeth May comes to the defence of — the Islamic State!

Posted June 21, 2016 by Ezra Levant

The Green Party is pretty much a fake creation. It’s just one MP, Elizabeth May, basically an opinion pundit who gets paid by taxpayers. The party is a rounding error — just 3.5% in the last election.

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New Respiratory Disease Test to be developed by the University of Saskatchewan

Posted June 22, 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, today announced funding of $235,000 to help the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) to develop …

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Mental Illness Awareness Week

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

During Mental Illness Awareness Week, the Department of National Defence (DND) and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) continue to highlight mental health programs and services available for CAF personnel and their families.

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Government of Canada Supports Policy and Leadership Development Program for Young Emerging Northern Leaders

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

The Government of Canada is committed to supporting young northern leaders and providing them with the opportunity to take action on issues that matter the most to them and their communities.

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