The Governments of Canada and Ontario are committed to investing in local infrastructure to make sure middle class families have access to high-quality public services that they can depend on, while fostering long-term prosperity in communities across …
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is pleased to share a sample of June highlights from its border crossings in southern Alberta, including the seizure of 17 undeclared guns in 11 separate incidents at Coutts, Carway and Chief Mountain. Following…
(Click on image to enlarge .. )CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwired – Nov. 22, 2015) – Four of Canada’s largest oil sands producers have come together to demonstrate leadership on climate change. Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Cenovus Energy Inc….
The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Status of Women and Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay-Superior North, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor, w…
The Government of Canada is committed to reinvesting funds in support of science programs to help protect the health of fish stocks and support responsible and sustainable aquaculture in the coastal regions of Canada. The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Mi…
Terry Sheehan, Member of Parliament for Sault Ste. Marie will make an important FedNor announcement on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor.
How a volcano converted Iceland to Christianity
Fireflies mostly only glow at night because that’s when the males are trying to get the attention of female fireflies, according to entomologist Dr. Sandy Smith.
The County of Peterborough receives funding from the Government of Canada
The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s Minister of International Trade, and Sigmar Gabriel, Germany’s Vice-Chancellor, will hold a media availability following their meeting in Montréal, Quebec, on the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement.
The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, will make an announcement regarding the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) is asking the public to comment on discussion paper DIS-16-05, Human Performance. The comment period will be 120 days, ending February 15, 2017
In a period of low economic growth, the prosperity of the middle class will be based on the investments, strategies and partnerships that make Canada a global centre for innovation. To drive economic growth through innovation, Canada needs to develop t…
A warming planet means less oxygen in the Gulf of St. Lawrence
Mr. Mark Gerretsen, Member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands, on behalf of the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Catherine McKenna, today commemorated the importance of Cataraqui Cemetery…
Ottawa (Ontario), le 31 octobre 2016 – Le Bureau de la sécurité des transports du Canada (BST) a publié aujourd’hui sa toute dernière Liste de surveillance. À cette occasion, le Bureau annonce également qu’il adoptera une approche plus dynamique pour amener le gouvernement et les chefs de file de l’industrie à dialoguer et à prendre des mesures concrètes dans le but d’améliorer la sécurité dans tout le réseau des transports au Canada.
« Le temps de mettre un problème sur la table puis d’attendre que d’autres le remarquent est révolu, a déclaré Kathy Fox, présidente du BST. Au cours des jours et des semaines à venir, nous allons rencontrer les intervenants clés pour les inciter à agir concrètement, puis nous publierons les résultats de ces rencontres. »
TSB releases final marine investigation report.
The Government of Canada is committed to supporting Manitoba First Nations communities overcome the difficulties they are facing with respect to social conditions and health.
John Sopinka, the Charter and the Evolution of Canada’s Justice System
Ann Coulter writes: Most absurd was the widely repeated claim that Trump’s “insult” of GOLD STAR DAD Khizr Khan caused him to dip in the polls. Except the problem is: (1) He didn’t insult Khan; and (2) anyone who occasionally leaves his apartment realizes that no one would have minded if he had. Khan’s son […]
Scientists are concerned the toxic pollutants in the ice ending up on our dinner plates.
Seamus O’Regan, Member of Parliament for St. John’s South-Mount Pearl, 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 …
The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, issued the following statement today on the occasion of Remembrance Day 2016
NORTH VANCOUVER, BC – Andrew Yip and Yu Ye were fined a total of $6,500 for fishing in a West Vancouver Marine Park closed year-round to all harvesting of marine life to preserve its unique underwater habitat. On December 15, 2016, the Honourable Judge Douglas E. Moss accepted a guilty plea from both men. He fined Mr. Ye $3,000, ordered Mr. Yip to pay a fine of $3,500 and banned him from fishing for a year and upheld the forfeiture of his fishing gear. The pair were observed angling next to a multi-lingual no fishing sign.
Today, my report with respect to the review of the Specific Claims Tribunal Act was tabled in Parliament. During the review, First Nations expressed general satisfaction with the Specific Claims Tribunal and its work. There were no calls for any immedi…
Total solar eclipses provide special conditions that are available at no other time.
Minister Goodale launches regional dialogue sessions with partners and stakeholders as the Government reviews its approach to funding Indigenous policing
Today, the Honourable Hedy Fry, Member of Parliament for Vancouver Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada, announced $700,000 in funding to Pug Pharm Productions Inc. This investment will help commercialize a new version of the Picnic™ platform which is a highly scalable, cloud-deployed, online loyalty and social engagement engine.
Personnel from Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) squadrons are participating in ARCTIC CHINOOK, a significant search and rescue (SAR) exercise taking place in the vicinity of Nome, Alaska, from August 22 to 25, 2016.
October 31, 2016 – Ottawa, ON – The Government of Canada is committed to an immigration system that strengthens the Canadian middle class through economic growth and attracting investment, supports diversity and helps build vibrant, dynamic and inclusive communities. The story of Canadian immigration is inseparable from the story of Canada itself.
The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Minister of Small Business and Tourism and Member of Parliament for Waterloo will deliver the keynote address at the Wellington-Waterloo Community Futures Development Corporation Annual General Meeting.
The Government of Canada is investing $637,710 to support the development of small and medium-sized enterprises in the Sudbury region, as well as the growth of farm and food cooperatives across Northern Ontario. Of the total, $487,110 will be used by t…
Today, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Status of Women, wrapped up her participation in the international Women’s Forum for the Economy and Society in Deauville, France.
The Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, the Honourable Bardish Chagger, today introduced legislation to amend the Salaries Act and equalize the status of the government’s ministerial team.
Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan will travel to London, UK, on December 15 to participate in a meeting of defence ministers from the main force contributors to the Counter-ISIL Military Coalition.
Sweat can’t evaporate on humid days in Summer, so we feel hotter; damp air contributes to feeling cold in Winter.
The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will announce plans to reopen the Veterans Affairs Canada office in Brandon, Manitoba, and speak to Budget 2016 measures, which improve support for Canad…