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Parks Canada celebrates 50 years of Whooping Crane Conservation

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

Parks Canada celebrates 50 years of Whooping Crane Conservation

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Minister Dion to welcome Switzerland’s head of foreign affairs

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

The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, announced today that Switzerland’s Federal Councillor Didier Burkhalter, head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, will make an official visit to Canada on June 9, 2016.

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Canada and Ontario invest in infrastructure at Brock University and Niagara College

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

The Government of Canada values the role of post­-secondary institutions as they help equip young Canadians with the education and training they need for future careers that will help them join a strong, healthy middle class.

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Minister Bains delivers keynote address on Canada’s Innovation Agenda

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

In a global economy that is increasingly complex and diversified, Canadian companies must be more innovative than ever. Investing in our people, developing new technologies and supporting the growth of innovative companies will help diversify Canada’s …

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Federal and Provincial Governments Invest in Clean Technology to Create Sustainable Energy Solutions for Northern Ontario

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

The Government of Canada and the Province of Ontario are investing $216,792 to spur innovation and create new renewable energy opportunities across Northern Ontario. The funding will enable the Biomass North Development Centre, in partnership with the …

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Modern laser-based technology transforms soil analysis process

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

Brenda Shanahan, Member of Parliament for Châteauguay-Lacolle, on behalf of Minister of Agriculture and Agri Food Lawrence MacAulay, today announced a repayable contribution of $470,000 to help a Quebec company to commercialize a laser-based soil analysis system that replaces more traditional chemical analyses.

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Parliamentary Secretary McKay Meets with Stakeholders in Halifax as Part of Defence Policy Review

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

As part of public consultations taking place across the country to inform a new defence policy for Canada, the Honourable John McKay, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence, today hosted an informative roundtable meeting with key s…

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Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting Lower North Shore

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

Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec region, wants to inform the Lower North Shore population that the harvesting of shellfish is now forbidden due to toxicity, in accordance with the prohibition order mentioned below, and pursuant to subsection 3(1) of…

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Minister Foote to announce infrastructure funding at Memorial University of Newfoundland

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

Event date: September 6, 2016-The Honourable Judy Foote, Minister of Public Works and Procurement, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will be at Memorial University of Newfoundland to an…

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CRTC improves support for local news

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

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today took measures to ensure Canadians continue to have access to local programming that reflects their needs and interests.

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Canadian Army Holds Combined Army Conference

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

Key operations and logistics staff from the Canadian Army headquarters are hosting the bi-annual Combined Army Conference this week in Ottawa to discuss force generation and sustainment strategy for the Army’s operational commitments and training activ…

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Minister Sajjan to Hold a Teleconference

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

Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan will hold a teleconference to provide an update on his meeting with defence ministers from the main force contributors to the Counter-ISIL Military Coalition.

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The Great Barrier Reef sounds sick, so baby fish aren’t attracted to it

Posted May 4, 2018 by Anonymous

Climate change is silencing coral reefs, which is killing them even further

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Government of Canada commemorates the National Historic Significance of George Brown House

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

The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade and Member of Parliament for University-Rosedale, on behalf of the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Catherine McKenna, today comm…

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Highway 401 widening to improve safety and traffic flow for Ontario residents

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

Strong urban transportation networks are the foundation of more inclusive and sustainable cities for Canadians and their families. By investing in Highway 401, the governments of Canada and Ontario will not only contribute to building stronger, more ef…

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Backgrounder – Lake of the Woods and Rainy River watershed

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

In 2010, following expressions of concern about water quality by the residents of the Lake of the Woods Basin, the governments of Canada and the United States requested that the International Joint Commission (IJC) examine and make recommendations r…

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2016 Census response rate exceeds 98 percent

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

The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, today made the following statement:

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Eglinton Theatre

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

Toronto’s Eglinton Theatre is one of the best surviving examples of the Art Deco style in Canadian theatre design.

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Federal Gas Tax Fund investment leads to new transit infrastructure in Richmond

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

Public transit infrastructure connects people to their communities and allows them to be active participants, both socially and economically. Current gridlock costs Canada’economy billions of dollars in lost productivity each year and is damaging to th…

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Quirks Question – How is melatonin regulated in people who are blind?

Posted August 25, 2017 by podcasting@cbc.ca

Dr. Parveen Bhatti answers this week’s Quirks Question about how melatonin is regulated in blind individuals.

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Over-medicated seniors are an ‘unseen epidemic’

Posted February 23, 2018 by Anonymous

Doctors are thinking about “deprescribing” for seniors who are taking too much and too many medications for too long.

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Quirks & Questions: Diversity of Moons in The Outer Solar System

Posted January 27, 2017 by podcasting@cbc.ca

The question answered this week is about the diversity of moons in the outer solar system.

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Canadian Space Agency Astronaut David Saint-Jacques to Unveil Educational Tool Bringing Space to Northern Classrooms

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

On October 17, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut David Saint-Jacques will be at Inuksuk High School in Iqaluit, Nunavut, to present an educational tool designed to help students better understand the role space and satellites play in their daily li…

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Minister of International Trade to talk about progressive trade at Montreal Council on Foreign Relations

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

The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, will be in Montréal, Quebec, on January 5, 2017, to highlight recent accomplishments under Canada’s progressive trade agenda, which is helping the middle class and those working hard to join it.

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Minister LeBlanc to highlight ocean and marine safety initiatives

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

St. John’s (Newfoundland and Labrador) — Media representatives are advised that the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, will travel to St. John’s for an ocean and marine safety announcement.

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The CBSA launches investigations into fabricated industrial steel components from several countries

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

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced today that it is launching an investigation on whether certain fabricated industrial steel components originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China (China), the Republic of Korea, Spai…

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Minister of Health to participate in World AIDS Day activities and the launch of Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week

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

The Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, along with other officials, will take part in the commemoration of World AIDS Day and the launch of Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week.

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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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Expanding International Awareness at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

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

Member of Parliament for Spadina-Fort York, Adam Vaughan, on behalf of Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Lawrence MacAulay, announced today an investment of up to $221,210, to the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair (the Royal) to expand the reach of i…

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Lab-made hybrid embryos could save the northern white rhino from extinction

Posted July 13, 2018 by Anonymous

Scientists create first ever hybrid white-rhino embryo to prevent species extinction

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Health Canada media technical briefing on healthy eating

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

Health Canada officials will hold a technical briefing on Food Guide revisions following the Federal Health Minister’s announcement in Montreal.

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Calling all Canadians: Our museums are counting on your commitment and leadership

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

Our six national museums highlight our culture and heritage, and provide spaces for creating…

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Vancouver Aquarium explores struggling Atlantic fisheries and ocean-wise seafood choices with an evening of NFB film and discussion, November 21

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

On November 21 at 7 p.m., the Vancouver Aquarium is offering an evening of National Film Board of Canada films, with two new NFB documentaries that explore Canada’s struggling Atlantic cod and bluefin tuna fisheries.

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Extension of Highway 73 – Official Opening of Last Stretch of Highway 73 toward Saint-Georges

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

Laurent Lessard, Minister of Transport, Sustainable Mobility and Transport Electrification, along with Dominique Vien, Minister responsible for Labour and Minister responsible for the Chaudière-Appalaches region and Member of Parliament for Bellechasse, and Joël Lightbound, Member of Parliament for the riding of Louis-Hébert in the House of Commons, on behalf of Mr. Amarjeet Sohi, the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and Mr. Paul Busque, Member of Parliament for Beauce-Sud, are proud to announce the official opening of the final stretch of the Robert Cliche Highway (A-73), which now links Lévis to Saint Georges.

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Residents of Thornhill benefitting from improved wastewater system

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

Thanks to support from the federal Gas Tax Fund, the community of Thornhill recently completed a wastewater infrastructure extension into its core area, providing local businesses and residents with a modern, safe and up-to-date alternative for their i…

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Ten projects funded in Ontario – 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) will provide $1.5 million in funding to 40 projects led by archives, libraries and heritage institutions across Canada.

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The Canadian Museum of History and Library and Archives Canada collaborate on new exhibition gallery

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

The Canadian Museum of History and Library and Archives Canada (LAC) are proud to announce their agreement to create a Treasures from LAC gallery within the Museum.

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This online game could be a ‘psychological vaccine’ against fake news

Posted February 23, 2018 by Anonymous

An online game allows you to pretend to be a purveyor of fake news, and helps educate people on the techniques of disseminating misinformation.

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Opioids can make your pain worse and doctors are trying to figure out why

Posted November 3, 2017 by podcasting@cbc.ca

Opioids can increase our sensitivity to pain

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