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Media Advisory – Québec, Québec

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

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.

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The 150th Anniversary of Confederation in 2017: Saskatchewan Will Be at the Heart of the Celebration with $2.7 Million in Funding

Posted  November 25, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Ralph Goodale today announced funding for a series of community projects in Saskatchewan…

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Federal Court dismisses challenge to constitutionality of federal government’s drug price watchdog

Posted  July 6, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

In a decision dated June 23, 2016, Canada’s Federal Court dismissed a constitutional challenge brought against the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB), an agency created by the federal government to protect consumers from excessively priced p…

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Researching New Forage Mixtures to Enhance Cattle Sector Competitiveness

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

Parliamentary Secretary Jean-Claude Poissant, on behalf of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay, today announced a contribution of $97,500 to Agriculture nordique axée sur la production bovine (ANPB), to examine the agronomic and economic potential of new forage mixtures suited to northern climates in Eastern Canada. He made the announcement at the 15th anniversary of the Foire gourmande in Ville-Marie.

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Nass River Bridge on Highway 37 being replaced thanks to federal and provincial funding

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

From visiting friends and relatives to getting goods to market, we rely on our roads, bridges and highways to support a vibrant economy and a great quality of life. Investing in modern transportation infrastructure helps create jobs and grow the middle…

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TSB deploys a team to Sydney, Nova Scotia, following the fire on board the cargo vessel THORCO CROWN

Posted  February 9, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, 09 February 2017 – The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Sydney, Nova Scotia, to investigate the fire on board the cargo vessel THORCO CROWN. The TSB will gather information and …

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Media Advisory – Quebec City, Québec

Posted  July 6, 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; the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development; François Blais, Minister of Employment and Social Solidarity, Minister responsible for the Capitale-Nationale program and Member of Parliament for Charlesbourg; Martin Coiteux, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Land Occupancy, Minister of Public Security, Minister responsible for the Montréal region, and Member of Parliament for Nelligan; and Régis Labeaume, Mayor of Québec.

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Government of Canada Investment Promotes Community Economic Development and Celebrates Canada’s Cultural Diversity in the Thunder Bay Region

Posted  September 8, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Status of Women and Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay-Superior North, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor, t…

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2016 Favorite Show at the Edwin-Bélanger Bandstand – 24th season

Posted  August 8, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The 24th season of a series of 25 open-air concerts held at the Edwin-Bélanger Bandstand came to a close yesterday. During the season, the National Battlefields Commission appealed to spectators to vote for their 2016 Favorite Show. According to the ballots tallied, the artist who enchanted audiences most is Jeanick Fournier. Congratulations to the winner of the 2016 Favorite Show, who performed on the Edwin-Bélanger Bandstand stage on July 24 offering a tribute to Celine Dion in front of an exceptional crowd. Note the singer won the same price in 2015.

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Government of Canada and Bombardier announce significant investment to strengthen leadership in aerospace

Posted  February 7, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada is committed to keeping Canada at the forefront of global leadership in the aerospace sector. The aerospace industry is one of the most innovative industries in Canada, and it provides over 211,000 quality jobs for Canadians an…

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The Church and Islam: The Next Cover-up Scandal

Posted  August 20, 2016  by  Kathy Shaidle

William Kilpatrick writes: For example, Pope Francis recently justified his view of Islam as a pacific faith by citing Dr. Ahmed al-Tayeb, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar: “I had a long conversation with the imam, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar University, and I know how they think. They [Muslims] seek peace, encounter.” For those who […]

Kathy Shaidle’s NEW book, Confessions of a Failed Slut, is available HERE.
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Competitive process launched to select design of Canadian Surface Combatant

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

Through the National Shipbuilding Strategy, the Government of Canada is creating new jobs, generating major economic benefits across the country, and providing the women and men of the Royal Canadian Navy with the equipment they need to do their work.

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Tasmanian Devils are learning to live with the cancer that was pushing them to extinction

Posted  April 5, 2019  by  Anonymous

Tasmanian Devils might be beating the cancer that has threatened their survival

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Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces to host panel discussion on mental health for Bell Let’s Talk Day

Posted  January 23, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Media are invited to attend a Department of National Defence (DND) and Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) panel discussion on mental health for Bell Let’s Talk Day.

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Nunavut Declaration

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

We, Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers responsible for Tourism recognize that:

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Statement from the Minister of Health: Outcomes of the working meeting of the health research community

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

As Canada’s Minister of Health, I have a responsibility to protect and improve the health of Canadians. A strong health research community is a vital component of that, and must be supported by the Government of Canada and its agencies.

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This autism prediction breakthrough could help with early treatment

Posted  June 9, 2017  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

Machine learning could be used to predict autism in 6-month-old babies.

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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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2nd Canadian Ranger Patrol Group launches inaugural Exercise AQIKGIK

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

The 2nd Canadian Ranger Patrol Group (2 CRPG) is officially launching Exercise AQIKGIK today with a ceremony at the Royal Military College in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. This exercise, consisting of a snowmobile expedition to Indigenous communities in Northern Quebec and on the Lower North Shore, is in honour of the 70th anniversary of the Canadian Rangers and will take place from January 27 to March 17, 2017.

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Jagmeet Singh’s ‘Amateur Hour’ In The Federal NDP Caucus Office ….

Posted  February 9, 2018  by  leftdog

Those of us who are closely following the story concerning allegations against Erin Weir are asking the following questions of Leader Jagmeet Singh:  -what is being investigated? -who is conducting the investigation? -what is the delay i…

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Agriculture

Minister Lawrence MacAulay to Make Dairy Program Announcement

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

Canada’s Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Lawrence MacAulay, will be in Ottawa, Ontario to make a dairy program announcement and hold a media teleconference.

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AI Helps The Brain Overcome Fear – 2016/11/26

Posted  November 25, 2016  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

Fear memories in the brain can be decoded using AI then replaced with positive memories.

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Minister of Finance to Visit London, UK to Promote Canada’s Openness to Global Investment and Partnerships

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

Finance Minister Bill Morneau will be promoting the Government’s recent Fall Economic Statement and the benefits of investing in Canada to international audiences in London, United Kingdom.

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Tribunal Continues, with Amendment, Orders—Copper Pipe Fittings from the United States, Korea and China

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

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) today continued, with amendment, its orders made on February 17, 2012, in Expiry Review No. RR-2011-001, concerning the dumping of copper pipe fittings originating in or exported from the United …

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University of Toronto researcher receives The Wilfred and Joyce Posluns Chair in Women’s Brain Health and Aging

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

Women today suffer from depression, stroke and dementia twice as much as men, and an astonishing 70 percent of new Alzheimer’s patients are women.

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Cross-Canada Official Languages Consultations 2016

Posted  July 4, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

VICTORIA, British Columbia – The Honourable Mélanie Joly…

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Media Advisory – Alma, New Brunswick

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

Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure announcement with Alaina Lockhart, Member of Parliament for Fundy Royal, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; and the Honourable Br…

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Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance to Hold a Media Availability as Part of His Pre-Budget Consultations in Saint-Hyacinthe and Shawinigan

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

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance François-Philippe Champagne will be in Saint-Hyacinthe and Shawinigan on Thursday, November 10 to hold pre-budget consultations.

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VIDEO: Mike Rowe Wears Trump’s Robe, Fights a Drone, and Solves the Labor Shortage

Posted  October 24, 2016  by  Kathy Shaidle

Kathy Shaidle’s NEW book, Confessions of a Failed Slut, is available HERE.
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Quirks Question: Could an alien ship hide in the asteroid belt?

Posted  March 17, 2017  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

Dr. Jaymie Matthews says yes, because it may not be the best place to hide in the Solar System.

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Migrating geese are losing the race north – and their chicks are paying the price

Posted  July 20, 2018  by  Anonymous

Geese usually follow spring north – tracking the “green wave”. But as the arctic warms faster, they’re exhausting themselves trying to keep up with the warming climate.

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Toronto Global Forum

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

Ladies and gentlemen, I’m here today to talk about how Canada can take control of its economic destiny in a low­-growth world.

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Veterans Affairs Canada office reopens in Saskatoon

Posted  November 30, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

22nd Street East location will serve approximately 2,900 Veterans

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An Act to amend the Rouge National Urban Park Act, the Parks Canada Agency Act and the Canada National Parks Act

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

An Act to amend the Rouge National Urban Park Act, the Parks Canada Agency Act and the Canada National Parks Act

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Government of Canada Strengthens Rouge National Urban Park Ecological Protection and Provides Long-Term Certainty for Park Farmers

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

Government of Canada Strengthens Rouge National Urban Park Ecological Protection and Provides Long-Term Certainty for Park Farmers

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Minister Goodale Responds to 2016 Fall Reports of the Auditor General of Canada

Posted  November 29, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Today Michael Ferguson, the Auditor General of Canada, tabled his 2016 Fall Reports. The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, responded with the following statement

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The CAF conduct airlift operations in support of French operations in West Africa and the Sahel region

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

The Canadian Armed Forces conducted their first flight under Operation FREQUENCE, providing airlift support to France’s operations in West Africa and the Sahel region.

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Sun probe set to embark on perilous journey into the ‘heart of the fire’

Posted  August 3, 2018  by  Anonymous

Humanity’s first mission to touch the sun thrills NASA scientists anticipating revelations on why the giant orb gets so hot

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Government of Canada Invests to Renovate Englehart Curling Club

Posted  January 13, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada is investing $16,340 to assist with renovations to the Englehart Curling Club. The funding will help with the cost of replacing the floor in the lounge area, updates to the washroom facilities, new tables and the installation o…

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Hawking’s science, thoughts on God, and the formula for his tombstone

Posted  March 16, 2018  by  Anonymous

Remembering Professor Stephen Hawking with a commentary and an interview

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