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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is seeking public comment on proposed amendments to the Health of Animals Regulations: Part XII which deals with humane transportation.
As Canada marked International Anti-corruption Day, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today announced $13.6 million over four years to work with communities, civil society organizations, publ…
The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, joined developers, designers, communications specialists, subject matter experts, and general enthusiasts, today to launch the first Government of Canada hackathon to reduce homelessness. The event, “Partnering to Hack Homelessness (P2H²)”, organized by Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), in partnership with DataFest Ottawa and the Innovation Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) Lab, aims to bring together key partners to develop innovative solutions to help vulnerable populations who are homeless or at risk of being homeless.
The Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) today launched the first phase of a major consultation initiative that will ultimately change the way the federal government determines whether Canadian patented drug prices are excessive.
Steven MacKinnon, Member of Parliament for Gatineau, on behalf of the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, and Marc Carrière, Parliamentary Assistant to Quebec’s Minister of Education…
Investments in our Heritage at Sir John Johnson Manor House
Event date: September 12, 2016 – The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will attend the 2016 Toronto Global Forum and deliver remarks on the topic of innovation and competitiveness. He will highlight the importance of innovation to growth and shared prosperity. Media availability will follow.
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The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, joined Veterans and their families in Kelowna, British Columbia, today to announce that the previously closed Veterans Affairs Canada office will reopen …
Announcement About the Dancer Transition Resource Centre and the School of Toronto Dance Theatre
Joël Lightbound, Member of Parliament for Louis-Hébert, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, along with Hélène David, Quebec Minister responsible for Higher Education, today announced a historic investment to help equip young Quebecers with the quality post-secondary education that will help them achieve their goals.
Government of Canada provides funds to Sail Canada to support the 2016 CORK Olympic Classes Regatta
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.
Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of Defence, issued the following statement:
Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Lawrence MacAulay, announced today an investment of up to $780,040 to 4-H Canada to host the 2017 Global 4-H Network Summit.
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).
Parks Canada and the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada will take part in a plaque unveiling ceremony to commemorate the national historic significance of Abraham Albert Heaps.
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
Please be advised that departmental representatives from Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada and Health Canada will hold a technical briefing to discuss First Nations Health and Wellbeing.
Gavin McInnes writes: The white-supremacist deaths are around the “death from spider bites” level. There was Klansman Frazier Glenn Miller, who hated Jews so much he shot three men in an old-folks’ home he assumed were Jewish. There’s also that guy who came to NYC to kill blacks and got one. Finally, we have the […]
A compendium of Trump’s rude comments, edited together with fake reaction shots of kids, and the tagline something like, “Is this the president you want them to see?” I guess as opposed to Bill Clinton, who forced millions of parents everywhere to explain what blow jobs and dress stains were? That “oral sex isn’t real […]
All Canadians deserve to live in communities that are protected from natural hazards and environmental risks. Increasingly heavy rains and flooding cause widespread economic and social damage, and that is why the governments of Canada and Alberta are i…
Statement on Lincoln Alexander Day
Government officials today marked the start of construction on a project that will provide modern and effective wastewater disposal to 60 families in the community of Dundee and contribute to the health and safety of residents and the environment for y…
The discovery of a large number of genes for intelligence means being smart is more complicated than we thought.
Today, as part of the Government’s strong commitment to supply management, the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, announced an investment of $350 million for two new programs to support the competitiveness of the dairy sector, in anticipation of the entry into force of the Canada–European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).
TRUMP IS JUST THE LATEST LIARFacebook is warning and instructing us on false news. (I’ve always preferred using fake to false because fake has a circus feel of clowns and charlatans and false is the formal droppings of lawyers.) Yet no experienced jour…
The OSIRIS-REx mission is scheduled to launch on September 8, 2016, from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The Canadian Space Agency’s (CSA’s) contribution is an advanced laser system known as the OSIRIS-REx Laser Altimeter (OLA). The missio…
There is just way too much Driving in Cars with Boys sluttiness in the actual book, but this review gets to something important: Life is lived forward, but can only be understood backward, said Kierkegaard. To put it another way, midlife reckonings revise the events of the past to make the present comprehensible. But Dederer, […]
The citizens of Laval and surrounding areas can now enjoy quality drinking water thanks to a major investment by the governments of Canada and Quebec to upgrade the Chomedey, Pont-Viau and Sainte-Rose water treatment plants in Laval. This project will …
Late Monday afternoon 442 Transport and Rescue Squadron was tasked by Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Victoria on a humanitarian mission to medevac a crew member of a commercial fishing vessel requiring transport to hospital for immediate care.
Two seizures of contraband and unauthorized items were made in the last days at Donnacona Institution, a maximum security federal penitentiary. These seizures are the result of the efforts of security intelligence officers and correctional officers.
A nurse writes: And we haven’t even gotten to sex yet, have we? Because that is when the real horror begins. The vagina is designed, not only to deliver a baby; but to admit a penis. Almighty God in His creation of man and woman has seen to it that we are ‘fearfully and wonderfully […]
The Government of Canada is investing $33,750 to assist with repairs to Mississagi Provincial Park in Elliot Lake. The funding will help with the cost of upgrading its boat launch, docks, playground equipment, amphitheatre and log cabin. The enhancemen…
Back in the late 1980s, I heard him on “Morningside” and Gzowski kept asking, “So, you’re feeling good? Doing OK then?” I thought, well, obviously he’s on his last legs; that’s why they’re giving him all those Junos. (Who will ever forget his acceptance speech? “Only in Canada could someone like me win an award […]
When 89-year-old hairdresser Mabel Robinson of Hubbards, Nova Scotia agreed to become the subject of a new National Film Board of Canada (NFB) short documentary by director Teresa MacInnes, she had no idea it would mean becoming an online sensation.
Mark Steyn writes: For those in Robert Spencer’s line of work, these events are undeniably stressful. There are security precautions, of course, but you never know, from the Vilks event in Copenhagen to Robert’s in Garland, Texas, whether some jihadist will succeed in breaking through. There’s a sense of relief when you exit the stage […]