Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure announcement with the Honourable Stephen McNeil, Premier of Nova Scotia; the Honourable Mark Eyking, Member of Parliament for Sydney–Victoria, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; and his Worship Cecil Clarke, Mayor of Cape Breton Regional Municipality.
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Tomorrow, June 6, in Covington, Kentucky, a routine quarterly meeting of the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission (ORSANCO), an eight-state compact responsible for setting water pollution control standards for the 981-mile Ohio River, is expected to fall under unusual scrutiny from both industry and environmentalists.
ORSANCO is considering a proposal to make its water pollution standards — designed to coordinate pollution rules the length of the river — voluntary amid a brewing battle over the fate of a river that’s both the source of drinking water for 5 million people and central to the petrochemical industry’s plans for a new fossil-fueled plastics manufacturing network.
Gibraltar Mines Ltd. was ordered to pay $70,000 on June 29, 2016, in British Columbia Provincial Court after pleading guilty to five offences under the Fisheries Act related to the Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER). Between August 15, 2014, and …
Canada celebrates the inscription of a new UNESCO World Heritage Site
Renovations will improve overall visitor experience as well as the museum’s energy and cost-efficiency
Pat Finnigan, Member of Parliament for Miramichi – Grand Lake, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA); and the Honourable Bill Fraser, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure and Minister the Northern and Miramichi funds, today joined officials from the Central New Brunswick Woodmen’s Museum to make the funding announcement.
The project consists of upgrading the main building’s entrance, washrooms, roof and existing heating system as well as repairing the Quonset Huts and roof. These upgrades will improve the museum’s energy efficiency and help reduce operating costs.
The Government of Canada has invested $68,796 in the project through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program (CIP150), while the Province of New Brunswick has contributed $68,181.
CIP 150 is providing up to $300 million nationally over two years to support projects to rehabilitate, renovate and expand community and recreational infrastructure as part of the Government of Canada’s activities to honour Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation.
This project also builds on the Government of Canada’s commitment to drive economic growth in Atlantic Canada through strategic investments in infrastructure, as announced in July 2016 in Prince Edward Island as part of the Atlantic Growth Strategy.
Mr. Stephen Fuhr, Member of Parliament for Kelowna–Lake Country, on behalf of the Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will officially reopen the Veterans Affairs Canada office in Kelowna, British Columbia
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is inviting Canadians to share their views on how the Wireless Code is helping to address the issues with their wireless services. The CRTC is hosting an online discussion forum fro…
The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today issued the following statement on Universal Children’s Day
Searchable tool makes it easy to find details on inspection results
The Ptolomaic dynasty was undermined by volcanoes that short-circuited life-giving Nile floods
In a period of low economic growth, Canada needs to develop the skills and talent of its people, help innovative startups grow into globally competitive companies and develop technologies that have the potential to transform all industries. Canada has a plan to drive economic growth through innovation.
Members of the media are invited to attend an event where Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Ca…
The legislation introduced in Parliament on June 17, 2016 will enable the expansion of preclearance in both Canada and the U.S., in all modes of transportation – land, rail, marine and air.
The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Status of Women, on behalf of the Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, will make an announcement regarding the 2016 Canada Summer Jobs program.
Was inside the Jian Hing market at Markham and Lawrence on Family Day, looking for Filipino Pork Rinds. They have about 40 different varieties at Jian Hing. I’m not kidding, there’s a whole aisle devoted to nothing but. Fil…
The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedDev Ontario, along with Kyle Peterson, Member of Parliament for Newmarket–Aurora, will make an announcement supporting commercialization partnerships in the Greater Toronto Area.
The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue, will launch public consultations to clarify the rules regarding the involvement of registered charities in political activities.
What a time to be alive.
Astronomers glimpse signs of the universe’s first stars
The Battle of the Restigouche National Historic Site commemorates the last naval battle of the Seven Years’ War in North American waters.
The search for MH370 is suspended even though they are close to finding it.
The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, has convened a federal/provincial/territorial meeting of ministers responsible for public infrastructure to discuss Canadian infrastructure priorities. Representatives from the F…
The Government of Canada supports the Musée du Fjord
Stéphane Lauzon to Attend the 2016 National Diving Championships
A Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) Hearing Panel issued an Order on December 19, 2016 relating to the medicines Differin and Differin XP, manufactured and marketed in Canada by Galderma Canada Inc. (Galderma).
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…
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.
Dr. Parveen Bhatti answers this week’s Quirks Question about how melatonin is regulated in blind individuals.
Special report about the condition in which people are not able to conjure mental images.
The Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, Dominic LeBlanc, today introduced legislation to create the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians (NSICOP). The legislation was developed in close collaboration with the M…
Minister Morneau Promotes Growth for the Middle Class at The Economist’s Canada Summit
Major-General Michael Rouleau, Commander, Canadian Special Operations Forces issues the following statement after being charged with one count, Section 129, National Defence Act:
Separation and divorce can be very stressful for families. In cases where there is ongoing high conflict between parents, there can be long-term, negative effects on children.
Master graphic novelist Guy Delisle is currently working on a short animated adaptation of his Guide du mauvais père that will be co-produced by the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) and France-based production company Sacrebleu Productions. The film is part of a collection of four shorts entitled Les chroniques du neuvième art; the other directors are acclaimed Canadian and French graphic novelists Zviane, Lewis Trondheim and Aude Picault. The characters in Guide du mauvais père will be voiced by François Létourneau (as the father) and Frédéric Larose (as the son).
During his November 7, 2016, visit to Nigeria, Minister Dion announced that Canada is providing $395,000 to the Lagos State Ministry of Health to help in the design of a new biological laboratory and secure repository (biobank) of infectious diseases, …