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Government of Canada Introduces Legislation to Establish National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians

Posted  June 16, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

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…

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National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians

Posted  June 16, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

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…

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MP Eyking to Speak at Grand Opening

Posted  June 16, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

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…

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MP Dzerowicz to Announce Support for Innovative Toronto Company

Posted  June 16, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

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.

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The 150th Anniversary of Confederation in 2017: A Year of Celebrations You Won’t Want to Miss!

Posted  June 16, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Large-scale celebrations will take place in the heart of Canada’s Capital Region

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Ministers Leblanc and minister Goodale to make a National Security announcement

Posted  June 16, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

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…

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Minister Duclos provides an update on Canada.ca during National Public Service Week

Posted  June 16, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

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.

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Government of Canada announces call for proposals for community-based projects supporting seniors

Posted  June 16, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

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.

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Government of Canada to Announce Support for Social Innovation by Colleges

Posted  June 16, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will make a national funding announcement at George Brown College in support of social innovation by colleges.

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Polar Knowledge Canada and NASA will Collaborate to Study Vulnerability of Arctic and Boreal Region

Posted  June 16, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Polar Knowledge Canada — NASA northern research collaboration

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Food trend: How to make the best turmeric tea

Posted  June 16, 2016  by  Anonymous

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.

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Announcement on the future of the Canadian astronaut program

Posted  June 16, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

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.

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Summer Nights & Wine

Posted  June 16, 2016  by  CanadianLiving.com / Latest
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Inauguration of Renovations to the Carrefour-Ressources in Sainte-Anne-Des-Monts

Posted  June 15, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

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.

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Government of Canada extends provisions for rail in the <em>Canada Transportation Act</em>

Posted  June 15, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

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…

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Minister Joly to Announce Canada 150 Community Funding for Ottawa 2017

Posted  June 15, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage…

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Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation awarded to dedicated Canadians

Posted  June 15, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

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 …

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Minister Goodale introduces An Act to amend the Customs Act-Exit information

Posted  June 15, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada remains committed to a strong, secure, and efficient border with the United States.

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Entry/Exit initiative

Posted  June 15, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada remains committed to a strong, secure, and efficient border with the United States.

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Media Advisory Devon, Alberta

Posted  June 15, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

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.

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Government of Canada supports local economic growth in the Northwest Territories

Posted  June 15, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

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.

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CRTC improves support for local news

Posted  June 15, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today took measures to ensure Canadians continue to have access to local programming that reflects their needs and interests.

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Remarks by The Hon. Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, to the Shangri-La Dialogue

Posted  June 15, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

I am grateful for the opportunity to participate in this year’s Dialogue. This is my first time attending the Shargri-La Dialogue since our Government has been in place, and I can assure you it will not be my last. Canada is here and ready to explore n…

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Organizational, regulatory and oversight deficiencies led to fatal May 2013 Ornge helicopter crash in Moosonee, Ontario

Posted  June 15, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

TSB releases final air investigation report.

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I Love Potatoes (NFB) wins three more awards

Posted  June 15, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

I Love Potatoes, an interactive game created by former NFB filmmaker-in-residence Vali Fugulin with Minority and Ruben Farrus, has garnered three new awards over the past few weeks: the Canada Media Fund’s Grand Prix NUMIX, the Award of Excellence for Best Interactive Content – Commitment and Community at the Youth Media Alliance French-Language Awards of Excellence Gala, and, most recently, the Award for Best Digital Initiative at the Digital Publishing Awards, presented by the National Magazine Awards Foundation. The game was produced at the NFB by Hugues Sweeney and launched in September 2015. It explores the concept of social innovation and is geared towards 9-to-12-year-olds, as well as their parents and grandparents.

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Statement by the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Posted  June 15, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

“As Canada’s Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, I would like to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) which takes place every year on June 15.

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Celebrate Canada’s Indigenous Culture with Parks Canada on Aboriginal Day

Posted  June 15, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Celebrate Canada’s Indigenous Culture with Parks Canada on Aboriginal Day

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FedDev Ontario Supports Innovative Initiatives at the Innovation Centre at Bayview Yards

Posted  June 15, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

A federal investment of up to $8 million will help early-stage companies bring their products and services to market faster, creating well-paying middle-class jobs for the National Capital Region.

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Minister Sajjan Attends NATO Defence Ministerial Meeting

Posted  June 15, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Emphasizing the Government of Canada’s steadfast commitment to NATO, Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan attended the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Defence Ministers’ Meeting at NATO Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium on June 14, 2016.

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Senior Moment – Memory Clutter?

Posted  June 15, 2016  by  Marijke Vroomen-Durning

We all have our forgetful moments, a word we can’t bring to mind, a name we’ve forgotten, or an appointment that slipped past us. We can’t remember everything. Those who can, like actor Marilu Henner, are few and far between. But, as we get older, we s…

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

Posted  June 15, 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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International Trade Minister to present Canada’s progressive trade agenda at Conference of Montreal

Posted  June 15, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Conference of Montreal is a key opportunity for Canada to demonstrate its international leadership on global challenges and highlight the government’s progressive trade agenda. The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, will…

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Minister Goodale to make a border announcement

Posted  June 14, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Minister Goodale to make a border announcement

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The Lock’s Big Picnic Community Event taking place on June 18

Posted  June 14, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Lock’s Big Picnic Community Event taking place on June 18

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Minister of Health issues a health challenge to Canadian men for Canadian Men’s Health Week 2016 Canadian Men’s Health Week, June 13-19, 2016

Posted  June 14, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

During this year’s Canadian Men’s Health Week, I encourage men to do one small thing to improve their health. The week features challenges from prominent Canadians, including our Prime Minister (link to his challenge), athletes, Olympians, and celebrit…

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Provincial and Federal Governments Investing Over $1.6 Million in Craft Beer Sector

Posted  June 14, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

To kick off Craft Beer Week, the Ontario government and the Government of Canada are investing over $1.6 million in the projects of 20 craft breweries across Ontario to help them expand operations and to continue to grow the province’s craft beer indu…

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Finance Ministers Meeting on June 20, 2016, in Vancouver, British Columbia

Posted  June 14, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Minister of Finance Bill Morneau will meet with provincial and territorial finance ministers on Monday, June 20, 2016.

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2016 Deep Bay Artists’ Residency Season Begins at Riding Mountain National Park

Posted  June 14, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Canada’s national parks and national marine conservation areas provide outstanding examples of our country’s natural landscapes, and provide Canadians with access to our natural heritage. Parks Canada and the Manitoba Arts Council (MAC), have launched …

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Three projects funded in Atlantic provinces – Library and Archives Canada announces $1.5 million in funding to help local communities preserve Canada’s documentary heritage

Posted  June 14, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Library and Archives Canada (LAC) program will provide $1.5 million in funding to 40 projects led by archives, libraries and heritage institutions across Canada.

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Seventeen projects funded in Northern and Western Canada – Library and Archives Canada announces $1.5 million in funding to help local communities preserve Canada’s documentary heritage

Posted  June 14, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Library and Archives Canada (LAC) program will provide $1.5 million in funding to 40 projects led by archives, libraries and heritage institutions across Canada.

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