Almost 7 years ago, while going through some personal issues, I made a terrible mistake and ended up being convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) in the State of California. It was a dark period in my life, but I have moved on and learned my lesson. This spring, however, my intoxicated driving conviction […]
The Government of Canada supports the commemoration of the “King of the North”
Government of Canada Strengthens Rouge National Urban Park Ecological Protection and Provides Long-Term Certainty for Park Farmers
An Act to amend the Rouge National Urban Park Act, the Parks Canada Agency Act and the Canada National Parks Act
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.
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.
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.
Adam Vaughan, Member of Parliament (Spadina–Fort York)…
The Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health…
TSB chair inducted to Aviation Hall of Fame.
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…
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…
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…
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).
The Government of Canada supports the Festi Jazz international de Rimouski
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…
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.
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…
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…
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.
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.
The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities…
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.
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.
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.
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).
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).
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.
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.
Jean Marie River Development Corporation renovates historic log school to promote tourism in the community
Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, and Jim Carr, Minister of Natural Resources, today congratulated the Government of Ontario on releasing its climate change action plan.
Starting June 20, World Refugee Day, a new National Film Board of Canada documentary, 19 Days, will offer an inside look at Canada’s refugee resettlement process, and stream free of charge at NFB.ca.
Two seizures of contraband and unauthorized items were made in the last days at Donnacona Institution, a maximum security federal penitentiary. These seizures are the result of the efforts of security intelligence officers and correctional officers.
Government of Canada to make an announcement regarding Rouge National Urban Park
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced today that it has launched an investigation into whether or not certain gypsum board from the United States of America is being sold at unfair prices into the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Sa…
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance François-Philippe Champagne will be the keynote speaker at the New England Economic Partnership’s spring conference, on Thursday, June 9, 2016. Parliamentary Secretary Champagne is scheduled to speak at 1:00 p.m
This summer, Montrealers will be able to experience a groundbreaking foray into data-driven storytelling as the film-generating installation Seances is showcased all summer long at the Phi Centre in Old Montreal as part of its Embodied Narrative: Senso…
Canada today became the first observer country to enter into a strategic partnership with the Pacific Alliance, one of the most important economic blocs in the Americas. The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, and ministers o…
The declaration is the first agreement of its kind to be signed by the Pacific Alliance and one of its observer nations. The signing of a joint declaration on partnership positions Canada as a privileged partner.
Ottawa, Ontario – Adam Vaughan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister (Intergovernmental Affairs) and Member of Parliament for Spadina - Fort York, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, will deliver remarks and make a funding announcement at the Great Lakes Fishery Commission’s Annual Meeting.
Today, in honour of Canadian Environment Week, the Biosphere unveiled its 2016–2017 programming, which includes five new exhibitions and scientific animations about weather forecasting, climate change, and the benefits of nature.