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Construction set to begin on the Maley Drive Extension Project in Sudbury

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

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 …

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Nine Mile Portage and Willow Depot

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

Nine Mile Portage and Willow Depot

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17 guns seized at Alberta border crossings in June

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

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…

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"Credit where credit is due." – Oil Sands Companies Demonstrate Leadership On Climate Change = Ezra’s PISSED !!

Posted November 22, 2015 by leftdog

 (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….

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The Honourable Patty Hajdu to Announce Support for Community Infrastructure and Small Business in Terrace Bay Region

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

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…

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Fisheries and Oceans Canada has announced three research projects conducted in collaboration with partners to support the Quebec fishing industry and mariculture

Posted January 26, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

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…

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MP Terry Sheehan to Make Infrastructure Announcement in Support of Social and Economic Growth in Prince Township

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

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.

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How a massive volcano helped to convert Iceland’s pagans to Christianity

Posted March 29, 2018 by Anonymous

How a volcano converted Iceland to Christianity

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Do fireflies glow just at night or do they glow during the day too?

Posted August 3, 2018 by Anonymous

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.

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A New Agricultural Heritage Facility for the Lang Pioneer Village Museum

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

The County of Peterborough receives funding from the Government of Canada

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Reminder – Minister of International Trade and German vice-chancellor to hold media availability on Canada-Europe trade agreement

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

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.

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Ministers Dion and Qualtrough to make announcement on supporting rights of persons with disabilities

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

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.

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The CNSC invites comments on discussion paper DIS-16-05, <em>Human Performance</em>

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

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

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Minister Bains issues innovation challenge to Mississauga Board of Trade

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

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…

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The Gulf of St. Lawrence is running out of oxygen thanks to climate change

Posted September 21, 2018 by Anonymous

A warming planet means less oxygen in the Gulf of St. Lawrence

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The Government of Canada Commemorates the National Historic Significance of Cataraqui Cemetery

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

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…

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TSB releases new Watchlist and adopts a more proactive approach on key safety issues

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

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. »

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Technical briefing on Phoenix pay system

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

Members of the media are invited to an update on the steps taken to address issues with the Phoenix pay system.

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Health Minister announces funding for First Nations health facilities in Manitoba

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

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.

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John Sopinka, the Charter and the Evolution of Canada’s Justice System

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

John Sopinka, the Charter and the Evolution of Canada’s Justice System

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Why don’t we sneeze when we’re asleep?

Posted October 19, 2018 by Anonymous

Why don’t we sneeze when we’re asleep?

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Ann Coulter: Anti-Trump Media Outrage Still Being Ignored By Americans

Posted October 7, 2016 by Kathy Shaidle

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 […]

Kathy Shaidle’s NEW book, Confessions of a Failed Slut, is available HERE.
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Toxins from Greenland’s melting ice may be cleaned up by bacteria

Posted July 14, 2017 by podcasting@cbc.ca

Scientists are concerned the toxic pollutants in the ice ending up on our dinner plates.

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Government of Canada Supports Community Infrastructure in Mount Pearl

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

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 …

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Government of Canada marks Remembrance Day 2016

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

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

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Recreational harvesters fined $6,500 for fishing near Whytecliffe Park

Posted January 5, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

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.

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Government of Canada Tables Report on Review of Specific Claims Tribunal Act

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

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…

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What scientists will be watching during this total eclipse

Posted August 18, 2017 by podcasting@cbc.ca

Total solar eclipses provide special conditions that are available at no other time.

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The Government of Canada is listening to Indigenous Peoples and the policing community

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

Minister Goodale launches regional dialogue sessions with partners and stakeholders as the Government reviews its approach to funding Indigenous policing

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Government of Canada Announces $700,000 for Game-Changing British Columbia Business

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

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.

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RCAF participates in search and rescue exercise in Alaska

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

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.

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2017 Immigration Plan – Setting the Foundation for Economic Growth

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

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.

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Minister Chagger to Deliver the Key Note Address to the Wellington-Waterloo Community Futures Development Corporation Annual General Meeting

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

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.

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Government of Canada Invests Nearly $638,000 to Grow Entrepreneurship and Support Agricultural Co-ops in the Region

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

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…

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Minister of Status of Women advancing gender equality on the international stage

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

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.

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Government of Canada to formalize the equal status of ministerial team

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

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.

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Minister Sajjan to Attend C-ISIL Military Coalition Meeting in London

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

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.

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Why does humidity make us feel hotter in the summer and colder in winter?

Posted November 9, 2018 by Anonymous

Sweat can’t evaporate on humid days in Summer, so we feel hotter; damp air contributes to feeling cold in Winter.

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Minister Hehr to make announcement regarding office reopening in Brandon, Manitoba

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

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…

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