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Minister Carolyn Bennett to take part in Métis Flag Raising Ceremony in commemoration of Louis Riel on Parliament Hill

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

Please be advised that the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, will take part in the raising of the Métis flag on Parliament Hill at a commemorative ceremony in honour of Louis Riel. Media are invited to attend the event.

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Giraffe Genome Tells A Tale Tale – 2016/05/21 – Pt. 4

Posted May 19, 2016 by podcasting@cbc.ca

The giraffe genome includes genetic changes but few innovations.

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News Release from the Independent Advisory Board for Senate Appointments

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

The Independent Advisory Board for Senate Appointments (IABSA) is pleased to announce the launch of its new website, including an online system that allows Canadians to apply for Senate appointments. The new website also provides more detailed informat…

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Message from Jane Philpott, Minister of Health World Blood Donor Day

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

As Minister of Health, it gives me great pleasure to join countries around the world in celebrating and thanking the hundreds of thousands of Canadians who volunteer through the simple, yet generous, act of giving blood. This year’s theme, ‘Blood conne…

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STATEMENT BY PUBLIC SERVICES AND PROCUREMENT MINISTER JUDY M. FOOTE ON HOW THE GOVERNMENT IS ACCELERATING THE RESOLUTION OF PAY PROBLEMS

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

This past February, the Government of Canada introduced Phoenix, a system approved by the previous government, to replace a 40-year-old pay system.

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Victims Fund agreement with the Province of Prince Edward Island

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

Providing the necessary supports and services to respond to the immediate and ongoing needs of victims, survivors, their families and their communities is an important part of a fair and accessible criminal justice system

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Canadian Space Agency strengthens long-term partnership with European Space Agency to support innovation and science

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

The European Space Agency’s (ESA’s) member states and cooperating states gathered in Lucerne, Switzerland, to make important investment decisions regarding Europe’s future space activities.

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Annual Meeting of Canada’s Federal, Provincial, and Territorial Transportation and Highway Safety Ministers

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

The Honourable Marc Garneau, Canada’s Minister of Transport, and this year’s co-chair of the Council of Ministers Responsible for Transportation and Highway Safety, the Honourable Steven Del Duca, Minister of Transportation for Ontario, will host a joi…

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Remarks by Jane Rooney, Financial Literacy Leader, at the Conference Board of Canada

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

I’m so pleased to have been invited to participate in this conference. I want to thank the Conference Board of Canada for organizing this event.

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Canada provides additional humanitarian assistance to Haiti

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

On behalf of the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, Emmanuel Dubourg, Member of Parliament for Bourassa and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Revenue, today announced an addition…

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Jim Goad on “England’s Assisted Suicide”: Telford and Lauren Southern

Posted March 19, 2018 by Kathy Shaidle
Jim Goad on “England’s Assisted Suicide”: Telford and Lauren Southern

Jim Goad writes:It is quite clear that not only do the post-WWII cosmopolites who comprise the modern British managerial elite not only have no compassion for England’s poor and abused whites—rather, they actively hate them.(…)To my knowledge, England’s citizens were never consulted about their deliberate replacement, and I highly doubt that if they were, they […]

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Government of Canada launches call for proposals to support the social inclusion of Canadians with disabilities

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

The Government of Canada is working to ensure greater accessibility and opportunities for Canadians with disabilities in their communities and workplaces. To this end, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities today invited national not-for-profit organizations with a focus on disability to apply for funding through the 2016 Social Development Partnership Program – Disability Component (SDPP-D) call for proposals.

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Canadian Army honours the memory of Corporal Justin Stark at memorial service

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

The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada (Princess Louise’s) paraded to Central Presbyterian Church in Hamilton, Ontario today to honour the memory of one of their own, Corporal Justin Stark.

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Launch of Innovation Agenda

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

Good afternoon, everyone.

I’d like to begin by commending my colleague Minister Bains on today’s launch.

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Canada is taking action to further strengthen the long-term sustainability and prosperity of our fisheries

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

The Government of Canada listened to Canadians and is taking action to improve the management of our fisheries to ensure healthy fish stocks for future generations and making that information public.

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Minister Hajdu and Minister Gravelle to announce infrastructure funding at Lakehead University

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

Event date: November 10, 2016 – The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Status of Women, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will be joined by the Honourable Michael Gravelle, Ontario’s Minister of Northern Development and Mines, to announce infrastructure funding at Lakehead University.

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Critics Say Louisiana ‘Highjacked’ Climate Resettlement Plan for Isle de Jean Charles Tribe

Posted April 20, 2019 by Julie Dermansky

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Pickup truck headed to Isle de Jean Charles on a flooded Island Road on April 13, 2019.

Albert Naquin, Chief of the Isle de Jean Charles Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw Tribe (IDJC), often loses sleep over his tribe’s fate as its historic island homeland continues to lose land at an alarming rate. His dream to relocate the tribe from Isle de Jean Charles with a federal grant has turned into a nightmare.

After helping the Louisiana Office of Community Development (OCD) win a $98 million grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Tribe no longer wants to be associated with the State’s project, which included $48 million earmarked to relocate the IDJC Tribe. 

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Canadian Second World War Soldier to be Buried With Military Honours in Belgium

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

Media are invited to attend the military burial of Private Kenneth Donald Duncanson on September 14, 2016, at Adegem Canadian War Cemetery in Belgium. In attendance will be members of Private Duncanson’s family, along with representatives from the Gove…

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The most expensive biologic treatments for chronic inflammatory disease dominate the Canadian market

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

New Patented Medicine Prices Review Board report provides insight into the market for biologic response modifier agents and compares Canadian treatment costs to international benchmarks

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Minister Bains welcomes $90-million innovation investment in Canada

Posted January 18, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

Canadians will develop next-generation solutions for electric vehicles as a result of a $90-million investment by Swiss engineering firm ABB, which is establishing a new headquarters and research and development centre in Montréal.

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Federal investment will help Manitoba farmers predict the effects of flood and drought on farmland

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

Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay announced today an investment of over $1.1 million for the Manitoba Forage and Grassland Association to develop a hydrology model of the Assiniboine River Basin that will help predict the effects of …

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Progress in Developing a Cultural Complex in Longueuil

Posted January 25, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada supports the Ville de Longueuil’s feasibility study

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Diagnosing the dead: what killed Goya and made Florence Nightingale suffer?

Posted December 1, 2017 by podcasting@cbc.ca

How modern medical techniques help diagnose the dead

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Inactive ingredients in your meds might not be so inactive after all

Posted March 15, 2019 by Anonymous

Inactive ingredients in medications could be a health concern

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Government of Canada ministers recognize girls as agents of change

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

Government of Canada joins Plan International’s global campaign to mark International Day of the Girl

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Government Transfers Ownership of Federal Mineral Rights, $13 Million in Revenues to Manitoba

Posted February 10, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

Ensuring our provincial and territorial partners are treated fairly is fundamental to creating jobs and economic prosperity for middle-class Canadians.

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Driverless Car, Meet Self Repairing Road

Posted January 6, 2017 by podcasting@cbc.ca

A Canadian scientist is working on a type of concrete that can heal itself.

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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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David Saint-Jacques unveils educational tool tailored to northern communities

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

Today, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut David Saint-Jacques was at Inuksuk High School, in Nunavut, to present a new educational activity as part of the Canada from Space giant floor map initiative. This activity is the first of a series of five g…

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Canadians Will Benefit from Canada’s Membership in the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank: Morneau

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

Canadians Will Benefit from Canada’s Membership in the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank: Morneau

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Zombies in Antarctica – Isolated researchers enter ‘psychological hibernation’

Posted January 11, 2019 by Anonymous

Overwintering in Antarctica puts people into a ‘psychological hibernation’

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Lockdown and search at Drumheller Institution – Medium security unit

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

On June 23, 2016 at about 7:00 a.m., a lockdown was put in place in the medium security unit at Drumheller Institution, to enable staff members to conduct an exceptional search.

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How did we go from melting out of the last ice age, to present day global warming?

Posted November 24, 2017 by podcasting@cbc.ca

A cooling cycle from 21 thousand years ago was halted by recent global warming.

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Avian influenza confirmed on farm in Southern Ontario

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

Preliminary testing by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has confirmed the presence of H5 avian influenza on a duck farm near St. Catharines, Ontario as a low pathogenic subtype.

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Governments of Canada and Ontario invest in public transit in Brampton

Posted February 10, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

The governments of Canada and Ontario are making investments to create jobs and grow the middle class, while building a foundation for a strong, sustainable economic future. Investing in public infrastructure supports efficient and affordable transit s…

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Oil and Gas Clean Tech Program

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

The Government of Canada has made strong commitments toward building a low-carbon economy and reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

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Veterans Affairs Canada office reopens in Brandon

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

Princess Avenue location will serve approximately 2,400 Veterans

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Backgrounder: Government of Canada delivers more than $15.6 million to Newfoundland and Labrador for community infrastructure projects

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

The Government of Canada has delivered the first of two federal Gas Tax Fund installments for 2016−17 to all the provinces and territories, benefiting 276 communities in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Canadian Space Agency to Announce New Science for the International Space Station

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

On October 19, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut David Saint-Jacques will be at the University of Calgary, in Alberta, to take part in an announcement related to science research on board the International Space Station (ISS).

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Department of Finance Consults on Draft Tax Legislative Proposals

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

The Department of Finance is today releasing for consultation draft legislative proposals that would implement certain measures from the 2016 Budget.

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