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Minister Dion announces contributions to strengthen Canada’s partnership with Kenya

Posted  November 10, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today visited Nairobi, Kenya, to build on Canada’s relationship with Kenya, an important partner and a key contributor to peace and security. Kenya is the second stop on the Minister’s visit to Africa, which also includes Nigeria and Ethiopia.

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Convictions under the <em>Fisheries Act</em>, North Shore

Posted  October 26, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, has released a list of fishers fined in recent months for various offences under the Fisheries Act.

The fines imposed on the offenders total $8,166. The offenders are:

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Canada invests in new technology at Hamilton flour milling plant

Posted  October 27, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Lawrence MacAulay, announced today an investment of $10 million for Parrish and Heimbecker, Ltd., to build a new wheat flour milling plant in Hamilton that will increase production capacity and expand export marke…

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Health Canada to consult on plan to manage agricultural uses of the neonicotinoid imidacloprid to protect aquatic insects

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

When it comes to regulating pest control products, protecting the health and safety of Canadians and their environment is a priority for the Government of Canada.

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BC SUPPORT Unit

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

SUPPORT Units (Support for People and Patient-Oriented Research and Trials Units) are a core element of Canada’s national Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) led by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).

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Deteriorating weather and limited visual reference led to the fatal September 2015 helicopter accident near Foleyet, Ontario

Posted  January 17, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Winnipeg, Manitoba, 17 January 2017 – In its investigation report (A15C0130) released today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) found that deteriorating weather and departure under conditions of near darkness led to the fatal September 2015 crash of a Robinson R44 helicopter near Foleyet, Ontario.

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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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Alexandra Bridge – lane closures

Posted  June 10, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists of the following lane closures on the Alexandra Bridge.

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Decontamination work at Mont-Joli Airport

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

Today, as part of Infrastructure Program 2016, Transport Canada announced its intention to fund decontamination work at Mont-Joli Airport.

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Government of Canada accepts new helicopters for the Canadian Coast Guard

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

The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, today accepted two new medium-lift helicopters into the Canadian Coast Guard fleet.

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Minister Morneau to announce infrastructure funding at Ryerson University

Posted  September 28, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Ottawa, September 29, 2016-The Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will be at Ryerson University to announce infrastructure funding for the u…

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“Sorry folks, but Donald Trump is funny. Intentionally funny.”

Posted  March 21, 2018  by  Kathy Shaidle
“Sorry folks, but Donald Trump is funny. Intentionally funny.”

Damian Reilly writes:Worse, they’re going to have to admit that he’s funny for precisely the reason that Hillary Clinton isn’t: because he’s able to laugh at himself.Did you see him at CPAC? He bought the house down. Halfway through his speech he seemed to drift off into a kind of reverie. Leaning on the lectern, […]

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New Federal-Provincial Funding Agreement Will Keep Toronto Moving

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

New Federal-Provincial Funding Agreement Will Keep Toronto Moving

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Ottawa man guilty of illegal immigration sponsorship gets over 43 months in jail

Posted  November 1, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced that an Ottawa man was sentenced yesterday to 43 and a half months in jail after being found guilty of five offences under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA) and the Criminal Code of Can…

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Armoured vehicles and crews put to the test during Exercise WORTHINGTON CHALLENGE

Posted  September 22, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Armoured fighting vehicle crews from five countries, including 186 Canadian soldiers, will participate in Exercise WORTHINGTON CHALLENGE 2016 from September 23 to 30.

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The Government of Canada supports the start-up of Boréalix Inc.

Posted  October 24, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

After developing its products and potential markets, the Mauricie business will automate production.

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