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Minister of Finance to Visit London, UK

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

Minister of Finance to Visit London, UK

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Undeclared firearms and undervalued goods part of CBSA Southern Ontario Region April highlights

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

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is pleased to share some of the enforcement highlights for April from our border crossings in the Southern Ontario Region.

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Statement by Minister Sajjan on National Public Service Week

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

Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan today issued the following statement to mark National Public Service Week:

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April 2016

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

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Two Indiana residents were referred for a secondary examination on April 1. Officers found a loaded handgun with a 14-round magazine inside a black duffel bag belonging to the male traveller. The gun was seized, and the travellers we…

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Pacific Fleet Warships depart for participation in world’s largest maritime exercise

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

Halifax-class warships Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Calgary and Vancouver, and their nearly 500 sailors departed Esquimalt Harbour today to participate in Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC), the world’s largest international maritime exercise….

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Canada’s innovation and economic development ministers conclude successful meeting

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

Federal, provincial and territorial ministers of innovation and economic development met today, for the first time in 12 years, to discuss how to grow the economy and create good-paying middle-class jobs in communities across Canada.

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Minister Bains to speak at Canada 2020 innovation event

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

Event date: June 14, 2016 – The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will be the first speaker at Canada’s Next Big Challenge: Being Innovative, an open public forum about making Canada a leader in innovation. This event kicks off the Canada 2020 Innovation Project.

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Ministers of Justice and Attorneys General for Canada and Quebec Request New Canadian Judicial Council Inquiry in the matter of Justice Girouard

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

The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and Stéphanie Vallée, Minister of Justice and Attorney General for Quebec, have asked the Canadian Judicial Council for a new inquiry into the conduct of the Honourable Justice Michel Girouard of the Superior Court of Quebec.

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Investments in our Heritage at Sir John Johnson Manor House

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

Investments in our Heritage at Sir John Johnson Manor House

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Minister Garneau to participate in the Conference of Montreal held by the International Economic Forum of theĀ Americas

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

The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, will participate in the International Economic Forum of the Americas’ Conference of Montreal. . .

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Minister Hehr opens Nova Scotia Operational Stress Injury Clinic

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

Halifax area clinic serves Nova Scotia Veterans and their families

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The Government of Canada provides further support to break down barriers for Canadians with print disabilities

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

The Government of Canada is providing $2 million in funding this year to CNIB through the Social Development Partnerships Program – Disability component to continue to support CNIB in its production of alternate format published materials for people with print disabilities. People with print disabilities include those with visual impairments, people with impairments which affect reading comprehension (such as learning disabilities), and people who are unable to hold or turn the pages of a book.

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Federal investment will help Manitoba farmers predict the effects of flood and drought on farmland

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

Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay announced today an investment of over $1.1 million for the Manitoba Forage and Grassland Association to develop a hydrology model of the Assiniboine River Basin that will help predict the effects of …

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Minister Sajjan to Attend NATO Defence Ministerial in Brussels

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

Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan will travel to Brussels, Belgium, to participate in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Defence Ministers’ Ministerial Meeting, to be held from June 14-15, ahead of the NATO Heads of State and Government Summ…

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Damage to a crossover switch led to the August 2015 freight train derailment in Farnham Yard, Quebec

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

TSB releases final rail investigation report.

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Federal, Provincial and Municipal Funding for New Nipawin Water Treatment Plant

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

The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Jim Reiter, Minister of Government Relations, and His Worship David Trann, Mayor of Nipawin, today announced funding for a new water treatment plant in Nipawin.

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Ministers to announce engagement on the Government of Canada’s Innovation Agenda

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

Event date: June 14, 2016 – The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will make an announcement tomorrow at the National Press Theatre about Canada’s Innovation Agenda. He will be joined by the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, and the Honourable Bardish Chagger, Minister of Small Business and Tourism.

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Canada’s New Approach to Economic Growth Receives International Recognition

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

Canada’s New Approach to Economic Growth Receives International Recognition

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Government of Canada Kicks Off National Public Service Week

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

The Government of Canada is committed to restoring a culture of respect for and within the federal public service.

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Minister Garneau kicks off drone safety campaign, introduces ‘No Drone Zone’ signs

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

The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, today launched a national safety campaign and reiterated the Government of Canada’s intention to propose new regulations for UAVs, or drones as they are more commonly known. Minister Garneau was joine…

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Safe drone use in Canada

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

Canada is a world leader in unmanned air vehicles (UAV), commonly called drones. Transport Canada has had regulations in place for the safe use of drones since 1996. While the number of drones in Canada continue to increase so do the number of incident…

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Sydney Harbour land transferred to Cape Breton Regional Municipality

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

The Honourable Mark Eyking, Member of Parliament for Sydney–Victoria, Nova Scotia, on behalf of the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, today announced the transfer of a parcel of land in the Port of Sydney. . .

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Government of Canada Launches Review of Federal Support for Fundamental Science

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

The Government of Canada understands the role of science in maintaining a thriving, clean economy and in providing the evidence for sound policy decisions. To deliver on this role however, federal programs that support Canada’s research efforts must be…

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Address by Minister Dion to Conference of Montreal

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

Montréal is a city with big ambitions, like its mayor, which is undoubtedly why the organizers of this great Conference of Montreal have chosen this ambitious theme, Shaping a New Era of Prosperity

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Government announces streamlined procurement approach to accelerate delivery of Canadian Surface Combatant vessels

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

The Honourable Judy M. Foote, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, and the Honourable John McKay, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence, representing the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, today ann…

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Ministers from Global Affairs Canada to attend Conference of Montreal

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

The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today announced that they will attend the Conference of Montreal, in Montréal, Quebec, from June 13 to 15, 2016.

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Government of Canada highlights improved support for Veterans and their families

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

Budget 2016 reaffirms commitment to Veterans

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Have I been sexually assaulted?

Posted  June 11, 2016  by  Anonymous

There are hundreds of thousands of sexual assaults in Canada every year. Here’s what you need to know if it happens to you or someone you know.

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5 minutes with Canadian author Richard B. Wright

Posted  June 11, 2016  by  Anonymous

The award-winning writer discusses his latest novel, Nightfall, and the challenges of writing.

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Minister Hehr announces increased mental health support for Veterans in Nova Scotia

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

The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will make an announcement regarding support for Veterans with mental health needs in Nova Scotia.

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Government of Canada invests to preserve heritage in Yukon

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

Government of Canada invests to preserve heritage in Yukon

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Dawson Historical Complex National Historic Site and Kluane National Park and Reserve Investments Grand total investment: $9.9 M

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

Dawson Historical Complex National Historic Site and
Kluane National Park and Reserve Investments
Grand total investment: $9.9 M

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Government of Canada supports Tourism and Community Infrastructure in Corner Brook

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

Gudie Hutchings, Member of Parliament for Long Range Mountains, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), today anno…

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What to do when money becomes a problem in your relationship

Posted  June 10, 2016  by  Gail Vaz-Oxlade

In this excerpt from her book Money Talks, Gail Vaz-Oxlade explains how to overcome common issues—disparities in background and upbringing—that can drive a wedge between partners.

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4 tips for talking to your partner about money

Posted  June 10, 2016  by  Anonymous

We asked Gail Vaz-Oxlade how to talk about differing financial values without starting an argument.

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Competition Tribunal issues decision in ebooks matter

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

The Competition Bureau welcomes the Competition Tribunal’s decision today relating to a 2014 consent agreement between the Bureau and four of Canada’s largest ebook publishers: Hachette Book Group, HarperCollins, Macmillan and Simon & Schuster.

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Address by Minister Dion to the United Nations Security Council

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

I would like to thank France, as president of the Security Council, for giving me this opportunity to address the Security Council regarding the protection of civilians in United Nations peacekeeping operations. This initiative of France is necessary, …

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Barriere Wastewater System Ready to Begin Service

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

The District of Barriere’s new wastewater system officially opened earlier today. The completion of this Sustainable Wastewater Management Solutions project means that residential and commercial properties in the core of the community will no longer be…

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Address by Deputy Permanent Representative Michael Grant delivering the Canadian Statement on AIDS to the UN General Assembly

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

Canada joined the consensus [committed to the 2016 UN Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS] and supports the Political Declaration, but let’s be clear: we must go beyond. That is Canada’s intention.

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Parks Canada Announces Complimentary Shuttle in Waterton Lakes National Park

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

Parks Canada Announces Complimentary Shuttle in Waterton Lakes National Park

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