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What you need to know about food recalls

Posted  June 10, 2016  by  Anonymous

Listeria, Salmonella and E. coli are behind many food recalls in Canada. Here’s what to do if you’ve eaten food contaminated with any of these food-borne bacteria, what symptoms to expect and how to protect yourself in the future.

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Stephen B. Simpson to the 82nd Annual Conference of the Western Association of Broadcasters

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

The Western Association of Broadcasters (WAB) plays a crucial role in educating your members on emerging issues in your industry.

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Federal-Provincial-Territorial-Indigenous Forum to hold inaugural meeting in Ottawa

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

Please be advised that Northwest Territories Premier Bob McLeod, Chair of the Aboriginal Affairs Working Group (AAWG), and the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, will co-host a media availability following the inau…

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Canada to Host Fifth Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in 2017

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

Today, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, announced that Canada will host the Fifth Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas in 2017.

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Francophone Music and Open-Air Shows Galore in the Metropolis

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

The Government of Canada supports the FrancoFolies de Montréal

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Tribunal Initiates Preliminay Injury Inquiry—Gypsum Board from the United States of America

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

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) today initiated a preliminary injury inquiry into a complaint by CertainTeed Gypsum Canada, of Mississauga, Ontario, that it has suffered injury as a result of the dumping of gypsum board from th…

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Virtual reality animation: Munro Ferguson’s Minotaur (NFB) to have its European premiere at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival.

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

The virtual reality (VR) animated film Minotaur, directed by Munro Ferguson and produced at the National Film Board of Canada (NFB), will have its European premiere at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival on Wednesday, June 15, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Salle de création in the Bonlieu cultural complex. Minotaur is part of the first set of VR screenings to be held at Annecy, the world’s largest event devoted to animation. The festival runs from June 13 to 18, 2016.

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Minister Dion to travel to New York City to participate in UN Security Council debate on protecting civilians

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

The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that he will travel to New York City on June 10, 2016, to attend the United Nations Security Council’s open debate on the protection of civilians in the context of peacekeeping operations, which has been convened by Jean-Marc Ayrault, France’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development.

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Address by Minister Qualtrough at the Canadian Vision Teachers’ Conference 2016

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

Let me begin by thanking the British Columbia Vision Teachers’ Association for inviting me to speak this morning.

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Minister Bains champions Canadian innovation in biotechnology and information and communications technologies during visit to California

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

The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, today marked the conclusion of a successful trip to San Francisco and Silicon Valley. Minister Bains led the Canadian delegation at the 2016 BIO International Conve…

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Parliamentary Secretary Champagne Highlights Canada’s Plan for Growth and the Importance of Canada-U.S. Trade in Boston

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

Parliamentary Secretary Champagne Highlights Canada’s Plan for Growth and the Importance of Canada-U.S. Trade in Boston

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Ève Lamont’s Le commerce du sexe kicks off open-air screenings in the Quartier des spectacles on Tuesday, June 14

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

Ève Lamont’s documentary feature Le commerce du sexe (The Sex Trade), co-produced by Productions du Rapide-Blanc and the NFB, will open the 11th season of Downtown Screenings under the Stars at Place de la Paix: a free series of 13 screenings presented by the Société des arts technologiques (SAT), the Montreal borough of Ville-Marie and the Quartier des spectacles Partnership, in collaboration with CIBL-FM. The series will kick off on Tuesday, June 14, at 8:45 p.m., with the filmmaker, CLES (Concertation des luttes contre l’exploitation sexuelle) communications head Éliane Legault-Roy, and host Nicholas Bergeron in attendance. The film will be shown in its original French version and followed by a Q&A session.

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Saint-Jérôme Commemorates the 125th Anniversary of the Death of Father Antoine Labelle

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

The Government of Canada supports the commemoration of the “King of the North”

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Government of Canada Strengthens Rouge National Urban Park Ecological Protection and Provides Long-Term Certainty for Park Farmers

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

Government of Canada Strengthens Rouge National Urban Park Ecological Protection and Provides Long-Term Certainty for Park Farmers

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An Act to amend the Rouge National Urban Park Act, the Parks Canada Agency Act and the Canada National Parks Act

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

An Act to amend the Rouge National Urban Park Act, the Parks Canada Agency Act and the Canada National Parks Act

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Media Advisory – Québec, Québec

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

Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event regarding the Théâtre Le Diamant with the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development; the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage; and Luc Fortin, Quebec Minister of Culture and Communications and responsible for the Protection and Promotion of the French Language.

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Prime Minister visits CFB Borden for unveiling of Legacy Monument

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

As part of the Government of Canada’s commitment to honour the service of our women and men in uniform, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today visited Canadian Forces Base Borden to participate in the unveiling of the new Borden Legacy Monument, part of the CFB Borden Centennial Celebrations.

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Minister Duncan to attend SickKids conference on pediatric brain and mental health issues

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

Event date: June 10, 2016 – The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will deliver the keynote address at the Hospital for Sick Children’s Centre for Brain & Mental Health inaugural conference dedicated to increasing awareness of pediatric brain and mental health issues.

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Member of Parliament Adam Vaughan to Attend the 2016 National Magazine Awards

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

Adam Vaughan, Member of Parliament (Spadina–Fort York)…

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Announcing Winners and Finalists of the 2016 Canada Day Challenge

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

The Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health…

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TSB Chair inducted into Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame

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

TSB chair inducted to Aviation Hall of Fame.

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Government of Canada is launching a new recruitment process for members of the Social Security Tribunal of Canada

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

Today, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, announced that the Government of Canada has launched a process for the recruitment of Social Security Tribunal members via the new Governor in Council appoin…

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#WELCOMEREFUGEES Government of Canada 2015-2016 Expenditures

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

The Government of Canada committed to resettling 25,000 Syrian refugees by the end of February 2016. To support that effort, the Government announced in November 2015 that it would invest up to $678 million over six years toward expediting the resettle…

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Historic contract signed with Bangladesh Agricultural Development Corporation (BADC)

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

In May, the Canadian Commercial Corporation signed an historic $40 million USD contract with the Bangladesh Agricultural Development Corporation (BADC) for Canadian potash from Canpotex Ltd. This contract will include the one millionth tonne of Canadia…

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Lunenburg War Memorial Community Centre Auditorium Receives Upgrades

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

The War Memorial Community Centre Auditorium in the Town of Lunenburg is undergoing upgrades following a non-repayable investment of $30,250 by the Government of Canada through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program (CIP150).

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Rimouski Swings to the Rhythm of Jazz for the 31st Year

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

The Government of Canada supports the Festi Jazz international de Rimouski

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Minister Chagger to Announce Support for Female Entrepreneurs

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

Event date: June 10, 2016-The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Minister of Small Business and Tourism, along with Raj Saini, Member of Parliament for Kitchener Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic D…

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Federal and Provincial Governments to Announce Investment in Le Pays de la Sagouine

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

Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard and Member of Parliament for Beauséjour, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency; and Benoît Bourque, MLA for Kent South on behalf of the Honourable Donald Arseneault, Minister responsible for the Regional Development Corporation, for a funding announcement on Friday, June 10, 2016.

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Government of Canada welcomes new eco-friendly electric boat service on the Rideau Canal National Historic Site

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

For the 2016 season, Ottawa Boat Cruises will be offering a new, eco-friendly and unique cruising experience on the downtown Ottawa portion of the Rideau Canal National Historic Site. The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Minister responsible…

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2016 Rideau Canal National Historic Site – New Boat Cruises Offers

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

The Rideau Canal is a chain of beautiful lakes, rivers and canals winding 202 km from Kingston, at the head of Lake Ontario, to Ottawa, Canada’s capital city. The Rideau Canal is a national historic site, a Canadian Heritage River, and a UNESCO designa…

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Canadian Army Reservists prepare for Exercise GOLDEN COYOTE 2016

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

Some 240 Canadian Army Reservists from 41 Canadian Brigade Group (41 CBG) will participate in Exercise GOLDEN COYOTE 2016 in South Dakota, from June 11 to 23, 2016.

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International Trade Minister will be in Toronto to consult on Trans-Pacific Partnership

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

The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, will be in Toronto, Ontario, where she will host a town hall meeting on the Trans-Pacific Partnership at the University of Toronto, open to the public.

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Minister Qualtrough to Speak at the BC Sports Hall of Fame Banquet of Champions

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

The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities…

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The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos celebrates the recipients of Canada’s Volunteer Awards including the return of the Thérèse Casgrain Lifelong Achievement Award

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

The recipients of Canada’s Volunteer Awards were honoured today at a special ceremony in Ottawa. The exceptional contributions of businesses and individuals from across Canada were acknowledged in various categories including the return of the Thérèse Casgrain Lifelong Achievement Award.

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Public Consultation on Last In, First Out Policy for Northern Shrimp

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

Halifax, Nova Scotia – The Ministerial Advisory Panel is holding a public consultation meeting in Halifax to gather public opinion on the Last In, First Out (LIFO) policy for the Northern shrimp fishery.

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The Chief of the Defence Staff announces additional Canadian Armed Forces General and Flag Officer senior appointments, promotions, and retirements

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

General Jonathan Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff, is pleased to announce additions to the list of Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) General and Flag Officer senior appointments, promotions and retirements that will occur in 2016.

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Government of Canada Moves to Address Yukon First Nations’ Concerns about Environmental Assessment Rules: Introduces a bill to amend the <cite>Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act</cite> (YESAA)

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

Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, introduced a bill in the House of Commons today that would amend the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act (YESAA).

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Bill C-17 – Amendments to the <cite>Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act</cite> (YESSA)

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

In 2015, as part of a wider initiative to modernize and streamline the northern regulatory regime, changes were made to the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act (YESAA).

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Statement from the Minister of Health on Participation in AFN Youth Council Roundtable

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

Today, I met with an inspiring group of young people from the Assembly of First Nations National Youth Council to discuss their views on the many pressing challenges they and their peers are facing.

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Minister Dion to welcome Switzerland’s head of foreign affairs

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

The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, announced today that Switzerland’s Federal Councillor Didier Burkhalter, head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, will make an official visit to Canada on June 9, 2016.

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