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Sedentary lifestyles are contributing to a creeping ‘sleepidemic’ in Canadian children and youth, according to the 2016 ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth, an annual comprehensive assessment of child and youth physic…
The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is pleased to announce a new international co-production agreement with a production house in Germany, for an exciting new animation project entitled Altötting, by renowned filmmaker Andreas Hykade. This is the NFB’s first agreement with production company Studio Film Bilder and its second animation co-production agreement with Germany.
The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, will deliver remarks to the Canadian Council for the Americas. The Minister will highlight Canada’s progressive trade agenda and the recent landmark agreement between Canada and t…
Parliamentary Secretary Jean-Claude Poissant, on behalf of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Lawrence MacAulay, today extends his congratulations to the Meunerie Milanaise Inc. (La Milanaise) on the official opening of their new state-of-the-a…
Minister of Finance Bill Morneau today announced the appointment of Robert Sanderson as Chairperson of the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC).
A newly formed alliance called ALTec Industrial research R&D Group is consolidating research efforts in the Canadian aluminium sector to develop innovative aluminium products for ground transportation vehicles. As a cost-effective and sustainable material, aluminum is increasingly being used to manufacture components for lightweight vehicles which reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and meet increasingly stringent fuel consumption requirements.
Minister of Finance Bill Morneau will be the guest speaker at a breakfast hosted by the St. John’s Board of Trade on Friday, June 17, 2016.
The National Battlefields Commission is pleased to propose three entertaining and original activities – for the price of one – for family outings at the Plains of Abraham. Choose the new Battles 1759-1760 exhibition, the Martello Tower exhibition using a smart tablet, or the guided tour aboard Abraham’s Bus and your entry fee gives you free access to the other two during the summer season. Follow our online contest and take a chance at winning three activities, gifts, a bed and breakfast package at Hôtel Château Laurier Québec and a meal at Jaja La Pizz, of Groupe Restos Plaisirs. Good luck… and enjoy the summer with your family at the Plains!
On behalf of the Government of Canada, Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan will make an announcement about improvements to Canadian Armed Forces operations involving space-based maritime surveillance capabilities. A media availability will be conducted f…
TSB deploys to fishing boat capsizing.
The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is taking part in Sunny Side of the Doc 2016, the international market dedicated to linear and interactive documentaries. Canada is this year’s country of honour at the event. The Unknown Photographer (Turbulent/NFB), a virtual-reality plunge into the fragmented memories of a First World War photographer, will be presented for the first time in France at Sunny Side of the Doc, with its France-born director, Loïc Suty of Turbulent, in attendance. NFB delegates Louis-Richard Tremblay, Producer, Interactive Studio, and Ragnhild Milewski, NFB Archives Sales Manager, will also be participating in a number of Sunny Side events. Sunny Side of the Doc takes place June 20 to 23 in La Rochelle, France.
This project will replace aging or obsolete equipment at the Pilot Plant, which directly supports the food processing industry by providing facilities to support innovation.
Whether it means safe, high quality food on the table or jobs to support families, a strong and prosperous agriculture sector benefits everyone.
Today, the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, made the following statement upon moving a motion in the House of Commons
The Government of Canada believes the environment and the economy can go hand in hand.
Media representatives are advised the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, will lead aa town hall on climate change with students at her former elementary school Friday morning.
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) today announced the prescribed annual interest rates that will apply to any amounts owed to the CRA and to any amounts the CRA owes to individuals and corporations.
L’Étang-du-Nord, Québec – The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for Gaspésie–Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, will share details about the Government of Canada’s plan to improve the small craft harbours in the province of Quebec. Photo opportunities will be available for media in attendance.
Brigadier-General Jennie Carignan became the highest-ranked woman in the Combat Arms yesterday, June 15, in a ceremony presided over by the Commander of the Canadian Defence Academy, Major-General Eric Tremblay.
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…
The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring the protection of the public and the need to uphold the rights and freedoms of individual Canadians. The National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians (NSICOP) is a crucial step to me…
Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Mark Eyking, Member of Parliament for Sydney-Victoria, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic…
Julie Dzerowicz, Member of Parliament for Davenport, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for FedDev Ontario, will make an important announcement in support of a Toronto-based innovative company.
Large-scale celebrations will take place in the heart of Canada’s Capital Region
The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, and the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, will make an announc…
The Government of Canada is modernizing its web presence by consolidating 1,500 existing websites into a single user-centric website-Canada.ca-and is making the online experience faster, seamless and as secure as possible.
The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, today announced the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) 2016–2017 Call for Proposals for Community-Based Projects that will help seniors stay active, engaged and informed. The application period begins on June 16, 2016 and will close on July 29, 2016.
The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will make a national funding announcement at George Brown College in support of social innovation by colleges.
Polar Knowledge Canada — NASA northern research collaboration
Call it golden milk, turmeric tea or liquid gold, this traditional Indian remedy is quickly becoming the trendiest drink on café menus across the globe. Here’s how – and why – you should make it at home.
On Friday, June 17, the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will make an announcement on the future of the Canadian astronaut program.
The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and Germain Chevarie, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (Fisheries and Aquaculture), Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister Responsible for the Gaspé Region, and Member of the National Assembly for Îles-de-la-Madeleine, on behalf of Martin Coiteux, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Land Occupancy, Minister of Public Safety and Minister Responsible for the Montréal Region, took advantage of the inauguration of renovations to the Carrefour-Ressources in Sainte-Anne-des-Monts today to announce government financial contributions totaling $46,000 for the project.
The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, and the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, today announced that the Government of Canada is postponing for one year the repeal of certain provisions of the Canada Tra…
The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage…
The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will present the Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation to 11 Ontario residents for their contributions to remembrance and to the service and care of …
The Government of Canada remains committed to a strong, secure, and efficient border with the United States.
Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event with the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and Stephen Lindop, Mayor of Devon.
Today, the Honourable Minister Navdeep Bains, announced an investment of just over $259,000 to diversify and foster future economic opportunities for five Indigenous communities in the Northwest Territories.