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Federal Victim Surcharge

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

The federal victim surcharge is a monetary penalty that is automatically imposed on offenders at the time of sentencing. Money collected from offenders is intended to help fund programs and services for victims of crime.

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Minister of Justice announces changes to the federal victim surcharge provisions

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

The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring that our criminal justice system meets the highest standards of equity and fairness, holds offenders to account, shows compassion to victims, and upholds the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

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Statement by the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, on the successful conclusion of the UN’s Habitat III Summit

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

The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, made the following statement:
“As Canada’s Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and head of Canada’s official delegation, I would like to acknowled…

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Minister Wilson-Raybould to Hold Media Availability

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

The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, P.C., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, will make an announcement regarding legislation on the victim surcharge.

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Tribunal Finds Injury—Welded Large Diameter Carbon and Alloy Steel Line Pipe from China and Japan

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

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) today found that the dumping of welded large diameter carbon and alloy steel line pipe, originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China (China) and Japan, and the subsidizing of th…

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Coutts border crossing makes largest cocaine seizure in Prairie Region

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

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced today details of three significant cocaine seizures at the Coutts border crossing.

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The Government of Canada announces judicial appointment in the province of Quebec

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

The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointment:

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New process to select representatives of the general public on Judicial Advisory Committees

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

The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring that the process for appointing judges to superior courts is open, transparent and accountable to Canadians, and promotes greater diversity on the bench.

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Government of Canada announces judicial appointments in the province of Ontario

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

The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointments:

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Reforms to the Superior Courts Judicial Appointments Process

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

The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring that the process for appointing judges to superior courts is transparent and accountable to Canadians, and promotes greater diversity on the bench.

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Government of Canada announces judicial appointments in the province of Nova Scotia

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

The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointments:

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The Government of Canada announces judicial appointment to the Tax Court of Canada

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

The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointment:

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Government of Canada announces judicial appointments in the province of Manitoba

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

The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointments:

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Government of Canada announces judicial appointments and reforms the appointments process to increase openness and transparency

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

The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, today announced 24 judicial appointments – as well as new measures to strengthen the role of Judicial Advisory Committees in the judicial appointment process.

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Government of Canada announces judicial appointments in the province of Alberta

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

The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointments:

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The Government of Canada announces judicial appointments in the province of British Columbia

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

The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointments:

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Biographical Notes

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

Biographical Notes

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Tribunal Issues Preliminary Determination of Reasonable Indication of Injury—Concrete Reinforcing Bar from Belarus, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Japan, Portugal and Spain

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

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) today determined that there is a reasonable indication that the alleged injurious dumping of certain concrete reinforcing bar originating or exported from the Republic of Belarus, Chinese Taipei,…

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Tribunal Initiates Inquiry—Gypsum Board from the United States

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

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) initiated, on September 7, 2016, an inquiry to determine whether the dumping of gypsum board originating in or exported from the United States of America has caused injury or retardation or is th…

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Minister of Justice confirms next steps in the Supreme Court of Canada nomination of Justice Malcolm Rowe

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

The Supreme Court of Canada is recognized nationally and internationally for its excellence and competence. To continue and improve upon this tradition, our Government has introduced an open and transparent process to appoint a justice of the highest c…

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Minister Jean-Yves Duclos will be attending the UN Habitat III Summit on the New Urban Agenda in Quito, Ecuador, from October 17–20, 2016

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

The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will be attending the UN Habitat III Summit on the New Urban Agenda in Quito, Ecuador, from October 17–20, 2016.

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Temporary lane closures at St. Stephen Ferry Point

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

The Canada Border Services Agency advises travellers that the primary inspection lanes, at the St. Stephen Ferry Point port of entry, will be undergoing construction, for maintenance, the week of October 17, 2016.

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Meeting of Ministers Responsible for Justice and Public Safety

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

The Federal-Provincial-Territorial Meeting of Ministers responsible for Justice and Public Safety will be held in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on October 13 and 14, 2016.

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Victims Fund agreement with the Province of Nova Scotia

Posted October 12, 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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Improving Access to Services for Victims of Crime in Nova Scotia

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

Victims of crime deserve to have access to services that respond to their needs as well as the needs of their families and communities.

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Government of Canada highlights National Disability Employment Awareness Month

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

Today, the Government of Canada highlighted that October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month across Canada. A more active and inclusive Canada is good for business. Employers are being challenged to think about how they can make their bus…

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M.P. Andy Fillmore to Make a Funding Announcemment on Behalf of Minister of Justice

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

Andy Fillmore, M.P. for Halifax, on behalf of the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, P.C., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, will make a funding announcement regarding funding for victim services in Nova Scotia.

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Victims Fund agreement with the Province of New Brunswick

Posted October 11, 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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Improving Access to Services for Victims of Crime in New Brunswick

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

A just, peaceful, and safe Canada depends on a fair, relevant and accessible criminal justice system that shows compassion to victims and holds offenders to account.

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Significant drug seizure at the Fort Frances Port of Entry leads to charges

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

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) announced today the seizure of a sizeable amount of prohibited drugs at the Fort Frances port of entry.

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Four arrested in fraudulent driveway scam

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

On September 24, 2016, the Ottawa Police Organized Fraud Unit, working jointly with the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), arrested members of a fraudulent driveway paving scam that had emerged recently in Ottawa.

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Parliamentary Secretary Sean Casey to Make a Funding Announcemment on Behalf of Minister Wilson-Raybould

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

Sean Casey, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice, on behalf of the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, P.C., Q.C., M.P., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Member of Parliament for Moncton-Riverv…

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Charges laid in Winnipeg immigration fraud case

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

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced today that it has laid charges against a Winnipeg man for allegedly committing fraud and acting as an unauthorized immigration consultant. Hae Suk Yoon faces five counts pursuant to the Immigration and…

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Consulting with Canadians to introduce more flexible and inclusive support for parents and family caregivers

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

The Employment Insurance (EI) program stands among the pillars of Canada’s social safety net, helping Canadians during major milestones throughout their working life. The Government is committed to improving the EI program so that it is better aligned …

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Equal pay for work of equal value

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

Equal pay for work of equal value is a human right. Pay equity between men and women, and fair treatment of all workers in the workplace, regardless of gender, is critical for creating growth and a thriving middle class.

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Real change: Bringing Innovation to the Social Policy Agenda in Canada

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

I am grateful for this opportunity to be around people who are at the heart of our economic growth and who have a strong sense of social responsibility.

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Little Gold port of entry closes for the season

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

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) advises travellers that the Little Gold port of entry will close for the season at 9 p.m. (Pacific Daylight Time) on Sunday, September 25.

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Chief Mountain closes for the season, Wild Horse resuming normal hours

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

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) advises travellers that the Chief Mountain port of entry will close for the season at 6 p.m. on Friday, September 30, 2016.

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CBSA Detector Dog Holly retires at North Portal in August

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

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is pleased to share a sample of August highlights from its border crossings in Saskatchewan

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CBSA recovers missing children at southern Alberta border in August

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

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is pleased to share a sample of August highlights from its border crossings in southern Alberta.

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