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Canada celebrates the inscription of a new UNESCO World Heritage Site

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

Canada celebrates the inscription of a new UNESCO World Heritage Site

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Charting a course for tomorrow’s medical breakthroughs

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

November 24, 2016 – Ottawa – Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada – The Government of Canada is supporting innovative research projects that have the power to dramatically improve the health of Canadians.

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Government of Canada Supports Advancing Treaty and Self-Government Negotiations in the Northwest Territories through Ministerial Special Representative Appointments

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

Successful completion of treaty and self-government negotiations is key to advancing reconciliation with Indigenous communities in Canada and are an important path to improving the quality of life and self-sufficiency.

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Westworld’s Artificial Intelligence: Separating Fact From Fiction – 2016/11/26

Posted November 25, 2016 by podcasting@cbc.ca

The series, Westworld, revolves around a futuristic theme park — populated by artificially intelligent human-like robots.

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Minister Chagger Announces Latest AC JumpStart Program Cohorts

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

Today, the Honourable Bardish Chagger, Minister of Small Business and Tourism and Member of Parliament for Waterloo, delivered the keynote address at the Accelerator Centre’s (AC) Spark event. The event highlights some of the brightest entrepreneurial …

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Statement by Minister Joly on Holodomor Memorial Day

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

Statement on Holodomor Memorial Day

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The Government of Canada to Recognize the National Historic Significance of Westmount

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

The Government of Canada to Recognize the National Historic Significance of Westmount

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On time and under budget: Government of Canada marks major milestone in a multi-billion dollar defence procurement

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

The Government of Canada is committed to providing the women and men of the Royal Canadian Navy with the modern equipment needed to protect Canadians at home and abroad. Keeping with this commitment, a ceremony was held today marking the completion of the Halifax-class Modernization/Frigate Life Extension (HCM/FELEX) project, which provided state-of-the-art upgrades, allowing Canada’s fleet of 12 Halifax-class frigates to meet 21st century threats.

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Government of Canada Invests $12M to Support Bio-Based Innovation in Sarnia

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

Residents of the Sarnia-Lambton region will benefit from more jobs for the middle class – and those working hard to join it – as a result of a $12-million investment to support the sustainable chemistry and bio-based industrial sector.

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Governments commit support to help Alberta producers deal with bovine tuberculosis quarantine

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

Federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Lawrence MacAulay, and Alberta Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Oneil Carlier today announced that producers experiencing extraordinary costs due to bovine tuberculosis (bovine TB) quarantine measures…

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‘Pundits who, only days before, had been vociferously lamenting the gun crisis rushed to denounce Trump for fearmongering about crime’

Posted July 27, 2016 by Kathy Shaidle

Steve Sailer writes: The rise and fall of murders in New York City has been famously related to the ruling political ideology for the past 50-plus years. (…) It would be nice if policemen didn’t tend to be divas who sulk and slack off when political leaders demonize cops as racist murderers and encourage black […]

Kathy Shaidle’s NEW book, Confessions of a Failed Slut, is available HERE.
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MP Marc Serré to Make FedNor Announcement to Support Infrastructure Enhancements at the Northern Ontario Railroad Museum

Posted December 1, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Marc Serré, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor, will be in Capreol on Friday, December 2, 2016, to make an important FedNor announcement to support infrastructure upgrades, boost tourism and strengthen the economic outlook for Capreol and the City of Greater Sudbury.

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In fairness, I expect the ‘music from Afrofest’ WAS ‘annoying’ — How could it be otherwise? But that said… ? Hilarious.

Posted July 28, 2016 by Kathy Shaidle

Essentially anything that suggests that people might want to, you know, live in a city will be shouted down by some concerned group. To them, the ideal city is apparently a yoga retreat with free parking, where people do nothing but sit at home quietly, and sort their recycling. Maybe, if things really get crazy, […]

Kathy Shaidle’s NEW book, Confessions of a Failed Slut, is available HERE.
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Government of Canada Invests $100,000 in the Longlac Sportsplex

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

The Government of Canada’s $100,000 investment in the Longlac Sportsplex, located in the Municipality of Greenstone, will help the community correct problems associated with the building’s leaking roof. The funding will assist in repairing a critical p…

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Better public transit for Campbell River thanks to federal and provincial funding

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

Safe, modern and efficient public infrastructure provides the residents of British Columbia communities with better access to cost-efficient and reliable transportation options, get them to work on time and safely back home so they can spend more time …

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Shoppers Drug Mart Recalls Digital Temple Thermometers due to Inaccurate Temperature Display

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

OTTAWA – Shoppers Drug Mart, in consultation with Health Canada, is voluntarily recalling Life Brand Instant Read Digital Temple Thermometers (see photo below), Model No. 057800711568, due to some devices displaying temperatures that are lower than actual body temperatures. All affected devices were sold between January 2013 and December 2015.

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Public Health Agency of Canada officials will provide an update to media on the Zika virus

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

Dr. Gregory Taylor, Chief Public Health Officer, and Dr. Howard Njoo, Deputy Chief Public Health Officer, will hold a media technical briefing about the Zika virus.

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Statement on Canada’s National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women by The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Status of Women

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

Today, Canadians remember the tragic murder of 14 young women at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal in 1989 who were killed because they were women. Our nation still grieves for the victims, their families, friends, and communities.

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Vice Chief of the Defence Staff Change of Command

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

Media are invited to attend the Vice Chief of the Defence Staff (VCDS) Change of Command ceremony to take place at 1:00 p.m. on August 5, 2016, at the Cartier Square Drill Hall.

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Remarks for the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change at the Canadian Climate Forum

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

And now, from supporting research that studies severe drought, to atmospheric changes, to the impact of Arctic storms-the Canadian Climate Forum has been important to the research of climate change in Canada and around the world.

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Fishcakes for the Fanjam

Posted August 4, 2016 by Polar Bear

I wondered what would be good for breakfast on the Sunday Morning after the big day before. I had some salt cod so made some Cod Fish cakes. I make the cakes and Theresa and does the cooking on the flat cooker we use for just such chores. It is a tradi…

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Thunderstorms rain mercury pollution

Posted December 9, 2016 by podcasting@cbc.ca

Because thunderstorms originate higher up than other storms, they bring more atmospheric pollutants like mercury to the ground.

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Canadians recognized for their dedication to Veterans

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

Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation presented at a ceremony in Winnipeg

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Government of Canada shows global leadership on open government

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

The Honourable Scott Brison, President of the Treasury Board, is in Paris, France, today leading Canada’s delegation at the Open Government Partnership Global Summit, where he announced that Canada is taking a leadership role in the global movement to …

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MP Fraser to make innovation funding announcement

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

Sean Fraser, Member of Parliament for Central Nova, on behalf of the Honorable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, will announce a major investme…

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Streamlining Applications for Supervised Consumption Sites

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

Supervised consumption sites are an important harm reduction measure and part of a comprehensive, compassionate and evidence-based approach to drug policy.

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Consent agreement reached in sale of Rexall Health to McKesson

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

The Competition Bureau has reached an agreement with pharmaceutical wholesaler McKesson Corporation related to its acquisition of pharmaceutical retailer Rexall Health.

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Death of an inmate at Regional Psychiatric Centre

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

On August 10, 2016, James Allan Christians, an inmate at the Regional Psychiatric Centre died at a local hospital in Saskatoon.

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Enhanced broadband access coming to rural and remote communities across Canada

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

Access to broadband is essential for living, working and competing in a digital world. For Canadians in rural and northern regions in particular, access to high-speed Internet can unlock tremendous economic potential, leading to the creation of new job…

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Minister Goodale to visit Laval and Montreal

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

On August 15, 2016, The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, will visit Laval and Montreal.

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Minister Bennett appoints a Minister’s Special Representative to engage with First Nations on Canada-US Border Crossing Issues

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

In keeping with our government’s commitment to building a nation-to-nation relationship with Indigenous peoples, I am pleased to appoint Mr. Fred Caron as Minister’s Special Representative to lead an engagement with First Nations on Canada-US border cr…

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Drug charges laid against military member in Greenwood

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

The Canadian Forces National Investigation Service (CFNIS) laid charges under the National Defence Act.

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HMCS St. John’s next Canadian ship to deploy on Operation REASSURANCE in support of Standing NATO Maritime Group 2

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

Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) St. John’s has been selected as the next Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) ship to deploy on Operation REASSURANCE in early 2017, to support Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG 2) in the Mediterranean contributing to regiona…

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Government of Canada’s Plan for a Strong Middle Class Brings Real Change to Edmonton

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

Government of Canada’s Plan for a Strong Middle Class Brings Real Change to Edmonton

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Minister Garneau to participate in an announcement at Bell Helicopter

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

The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, will take part in an important announcement at the Bell Helicopter Mirabel facility.

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Canadian Army conducts its first training on the new Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicle

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

Keeping with the Government of Canada’s commitment to providing Canadian Armed Forces personnel with the equipment and training they need to carry out important missions at home and abroad, the first six Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicles (TAPV) arrived…

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The Independent Advisory Board for Senate Appointments launches new application intake and publishes its report

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

The Independent Advisory Board for Senate Appointments (Advisory Board) is pleased to announce that it is currently accepting applications for Senate appointments.

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Memorial Arch to Honour Sacrifice of Canadian Soldiers During Great War

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

Andy Fillmore, Member of Parliament for Halifax, today announced a Government of Canada investment of $16,341 in the Army Museum Halifax Citadel to support the creation of “The Last Steps Memorial Arch.” The Arch will be located on Halifax’s Waterfront…

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2020 Biodiversity Goals and Targets for Canada

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

2020 Biodiversity Goals and Targets for Canada

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