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Canadian Armed Forces teams depart for the 100th annual Nijmegen Marches

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

A Departure Parade was held today for the more than 200 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members participating in the 100th annual International Four Days Marches Nijmegen, in the Netherlands, July 19-22. Lieutenant General Guy Thibault, Vice Chief of the D…

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Canadian Armed Forces Senior Leaders Attend the Military and Veteran Health Research Forum

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

Lieutenant-General Chris Whitecross, Commander of Military Personnel Command, and Colonel Scott McLeod, Deputy Surgeon General, attended the 7th annual Military and Veteran Health Research Forum presented by the Canadian Institute for Military and Vete…

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National Energy Board suspends review of Northern Gateway sunset clause extension request

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

The National Energy Board (NEB) is suspending its review of a request from Northern Gateway Pipelines and the Aboriginal Equity Partners to extend the sunset clauses for the Enbridge Northern Gateway Project. The NEB will also suspend its review of any…

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Women in Capital Markets

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

Thank you, Jennifer [Reynolds, President and CEO, Women in Capital Markets], for that kind introduction.

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Canada’s Contribution to the OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Return Mission

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

Canada is partnering with NASA on OSIRIS-REx, the first US-led mission to return a sample from an asteroid to Earth.

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The Atlantic Ecosystems Initiatives

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

One of the ways that the Government of Canada is working to improve the health, productivity, and long term sustainability of ecosystems in Atlantic Canada is through the Atlantic Ecosystems Initiatives (AEI) Funding Program. The program achieves great…

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The devastating experience of searching for a loved one who’s disappeared-acclaimed NFB short doc this river premieres online, November 25 Stream it free-of-charge from NFB.ca and partner platforms

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

Starting November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, Canadians everywhere can access Katherena Vermette and Erika MacPherson’s award-winning National Film Board of Canada (NFB) short documentary this river free-of-…

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Minister Qualtrough to Attend the 2017 IPC Para Snowboard World Championships

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

The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, will attend and deliver remarks at the 2017 IPC Para Snowboard World Championships Victory Ceremony on Saturday…

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Minister Monsef to consult citizens on electoral reform in Iqaluit on August 29 at Frobisher Inn

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

Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Democratic Institutions, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, will be in Iqaluit to host the first in a series of cross-Canada dialogues on federal electoral reform with local residents.

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Canadian Armed Forces member dies while in the Middle East

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

A Canadian Armed Forces member, Major Scott Foote, died today from non-combat related circumstances in Amman, Jordan.

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Speaking Notes for the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport – At the Conference of Montreal

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

I would like to thank the organizers of the Conference of Montreal for inviting me to open this plenary session on building tomorrow’s infrastructure. . .

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Federal, Provincial, Territorial Ministers Responsible for Seniors continue to collaborate to support the well-being of Canadian seniors

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

Federal, Provincial and Territorial (F/P/T) Ministers Responsible for Seniors met today in Vancouver to discuss key issues related to seniors that matter to all Canadians such as caregiver readiness and social inclusion. The meeting was co-chaired by t…

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Minister of Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna to deliver a keynote speech at Canada’s Forum on Hydropower

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

Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, will speak at the Canada’s Forum on Hydropower hosted by the Canadian Hydropower Association.

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Writing Technical User Stories

Posted September 20, 2016 by Anonymous

By Sogol Fathian Recently I gave a talk about writing technical stories and ways I have found to slice user stories thinner at Product Camp Toronto. I thought it’d be good to share some ideas from that talk here as well. I work as Product Manager for epost which is one of the biggest online […]

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Government of Canada Renews Inflation-Target Agreement With the Bank of Canada

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

Government of Canada Renews Inflation-Target Agreement With the Bank of Canada

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Canadians continue to shift towards digital platforms

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

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today released a report that shows how the viewing and listening habits of Canadians are transforming the broadcasting industry. The report is the first part of the CRTC’s 2016 Comm…

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Statement from the Correctional Service of Canada on the death of Matthew Hines

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

First and foremost, the loss of life is always a tragedy, and our thoughts are with the family and friends of Matthew Hines.

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Métis filmmaker Cara Mumford’s Red Card chosen for NFB/imagineNATIVE Interactive Partnership program. Peterborough-based artist will work with the NFB’s Digital Studio in Vancouver.

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

The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) and imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival announced on October 22 that the interactive project Red Card by Cara Mumford is the 2016 winner of the NFB/imagineNATIVE Interactive Partnership program, which aims t…

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Skilled Marksmanship: The ‘Aim’ of Canadian Armed Forces Small Arms Concentration

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

The Canadian Armed Forces Small Arms Concentration will take place at the Connaught Ranges and Primary Training Centre in Ottawa from September 5 to 17. Approximately 450 shooters and supporting staff are expected to participate.

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Guns, arrests at the Saskatchewan border in November

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

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is pleased to share a sample of November highlights from its border crossings in Saskatchewan.

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Media Advisory – Halifax, Nova Scotia

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

Members of the media are advised that Andy Fillmore, Member of Parliament for Halifax, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities will be participating in the grand opening of the Discovery Centre.

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Minister Dion concludes successful visit to Latvia

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

The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, has concluded a successful visit to Riga, Latvia.

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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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Statement from Minister Goodale at the Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Volunteer Fire Services Association

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

The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today issued the following statement after speaking at the Canadian Volunteer Fire Services Association annual general meeting.

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Minister Carr and Minister Cullen Conclude the Energy and Mines Ministers’ Conference

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

The Honourable Jim Carr, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, and the Honourable Cliff Cullen, Manitoba’s Minister of Growth, Enterprise and Trade, will hold a press conference to conclude the Energy and Mines Ministers’ Conference, which is being h…

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The Government of Canada Invests $66.2 million in Small Craft Harbour Infrastructure in Quebec

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

Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Quebec – On behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for Gaspésie–Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, announced today that the Government of Canada will invest, this year, approximately $66.2 million in small craft harbour improvement projects across Quebec.

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Minister Mihychuk to celebrate support for top science researchers at the University of Manitoba

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

Event date: December 9, 2016 – The Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, on behalf of the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will celebrate support for science research and innovation at the University of Manitoba. This support will help increase knowledge in all scientific disciplines, providing the evidence necessary to make sound policy decisions that benefit Canadians and grow the middle class.

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New legislation to give Statistics Canada more independence

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

Canadians rely on the integrity and accuracy of the data produced by Statistics Canada to properly manage their affairs, improve their health and well-being, and facilitate business and economic growth. Impartial information is essential for making inf…

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Minister Sohi to make major announcement benefitting research at the University of Alberta

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

Event date: September 6, 2016-The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, on behalf of the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will make an announcement benefitting research at the University of Alberta.

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Minister Hajdu Meets with Academics and Experts as Part of Defence Policy Review

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

The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Status of Women, today hosted an informative gender-focused discussion with experts in various related fields as part of public consultations taking place across the country to inform a new defence policy for Can…

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Minister Qualtrough’s announcement on an engagement process that will inform planned accessibility legislation

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

Welcome everyone. Thank you for being here today at the historic Plant Recreation Centre in Ottawa. My name is Jan Ditchfield. I am your master of ceremonies today.

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Lotus Petals in the Snow – Now Available for Purchase!

Posted December 9, 2015 by Tanya McGinnity

This is not a drill! The book that I’ve been working on is officially out! It’s been a complete labor of love, but I’d be lying if I didn’t say that being a first time editor of roughly 30 pieces was easy – especially when working with the words of so many people who I […]

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Minister Carr to Travel to Mexico

Posted January 30, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Jim Carr, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, is travelling to Mexico from January 31 to February 3, 2017, to reaffirm Canada and Mexico’s strong North American partnership and identify areas for further cooperation, including sustai…

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Library leadership in a sea of change

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

First, let me thank Donna Bourne-Tyson for inviting me to give this keynote.

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Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund

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

The Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund is a $2-billion initiative designed to modernize research and commercialization facilities at Canadian universities, colleges and polytechnics.

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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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Address by Parliamentary Secretary Omar Alghabra to Australian High Commission in Canada on presentation of Canada-Australia Consular Services Sharing Agreement Award

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

Please allow me to begin by thanking our friend, His Excellency Tony Negus, for the warm reception he and his team at the [Australian] High Commission have put on this afternoon. I can think of no better occasion for our first meeting than to celebrate…

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Report on terrorist threat to Canada released

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

The 2016 Public Report on the Terrorist Threat to Canada provides a clear picture of the terrorist threats faced by our country and is part of the Government’s commitment to be open and transparent with Canadians. The report will help Canadians better …

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