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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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First meeting of Ministers and Leaders at new Federal, Provincial, Territorial and Indigenous Forum (FPTIF)

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

Today, federal, provincial and territorial Ministers responsible for Aboriginal Affairs and the leaders of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), Métis National Council (MNC), Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK), Indigenous Peoples’ Assembly of Canada (IPAC) and Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) met together and confirmed a new approach in support of improving outcomes for Indigenous peoples and promoting reconciliation in Canada.

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Minister Bains to address Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce

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

Event date: June 11, 2016 – The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will address the Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce tomorrow at its annual gala. The Minister will highlight the importance of the relationship between Canada and India and will discuss the challenges of promoting growth and innovation in a rapidly transforming global economy.

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Parliamentary Secretary Stéphane Lauzon to Attend the 2016 National Diving Championships

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

Stéphane Lauzon to Attend the 2016 National Diving Championships

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Parks Canada Announces New Activities at Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve for 2016

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

Parks Canada Announces New Activities at Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve for 2016

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Minister of Finance to Hold Joint Press Conference With the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

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

Minister of Finance to Hold Joint Press Conference With the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

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Minister Foote announces update on Canadian Surface Combatant procurement strategy followed by a technical briefing

Posted  June 10, 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, on behalf of the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, will make…

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Proposed Regulations Amending the Off-Road Small Spark-Ignition Engine Emission Regulations

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

The Government of Canada is proposing to establish more stringent emission standards for air pollutants from off-road small spark-ignition engines, which are typically found in:

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Government of Canada proposes new standards to reduce air pollution from equipment and tools used by millions of Canadians

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

The Government of Canada wants to establish more stringent Canadian emissions standards to reduce smog-forming air pollutants from common household tools, such as lawn mowers, snow blowers and chainsaws, starting with 2018 model years.

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Minister Duclos honours the recipients of Canada’s Volunteer Awards, including the Thérèse Casgrain Lifelong Achievement Award

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

Volunteering is an important act. It is the backbone of civil society organizations, social and political movements and public- and private-sector programs world-wide. It is an integral part of every society.

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Minister Philpott Reveals the Names of the 2016 Canada Day Challenge Winners and Finalists

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

On behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health…

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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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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 lane closures on the Alexandra Bridge.

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Backgrounder: Minister Philpott Reveals the Names of the 2016 Canada Day Challenge Winners and Finalists

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

On behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health…

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Minister Hehr to make important announcement for Veterans and Canadian Armed Forces members

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

The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will deliver a keynote address at the opening ceremony of the Royal Canadian Legion (RCL) Dominion Convention

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Royal Canadian Navy to host major international naval conference

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

The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) will host the 27th biennial Inter-American Naval Conference (IANC) at the Westin Nova Scotian in Halifax from June 12 to 17, 2016.

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Minister Garneau to make aviation safety announcement

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

Members of the media are invited to attend a news conference regarding a national aviation safety initiative.

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Calgary: A new perspective from photographer Damian Blunt

Posted  June 10, 2016  by  Anonymous

Damian Blunt has lived in Calgary for 34 years and knows the ins and outs. Here are his top four picks for what to do in the city, plus his philosophy when it comes to photographing his hometown.

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Instagram superstar @Jayscale showcases beautiful Toronto

Posted  June 10, 2016  by  Anonymous

When it rains and snows, Jamal Burger of @jayscale (a play on grayscale) runs out to capture Toronto in all its glory.

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Government announces Passenger Protect Inquiries Office

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

The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today announced that Canada is launching a new Passenger Protect Inquiries Office (PPIO).

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Photog Mike Peters gives Winnipeg a whole new look

Posted  June 10, 2016  by  Anonymous

There’s no place like Winnipeg, and photographer Mike Peters captures the city’s heart like no one else can.

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Federal Government Announces Support for Women-led Businesses in the Waterloo Region

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

Through the Investing in Business Innovation initiative, FedDev Ontario is providing Communitech Corporation with support of up to $880,000 to launch the Fierce Founders Accelerator program. This program is designed to assist women-led early-stage inno…

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