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Charting a course for tomorrow’s medical breakthroughs

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

November 24, 2016 – Ottawa – Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada – The Government of Canada is supporting innovative research projects that have the power to dramatically improve the health of Canadians.

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Minister Sajjan and Minister Hehr mark Bell Let’s Talk Day

Posted  January 25, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, and Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, today issued the following statement marking Bell Let’s Talk Day:

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Royal Canadian Navy ships depart for Great Lakes Deployment

Posted  June 20, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Kingston and Goose Bay departed Halifax, N.S. today for a two-week tour of Canadian port cities along the St. Lawrence Seaway and the Great Lakes, while HMCS Montréal is scheduled to join in the second half of this year’s Great Lakes Deployment in September 2016.

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These cave crystals contain 50-thousand year old life

Posted  February 24, 2017  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

Scientists reanimate microbial form of ‘super life.’

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Statement by the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour and the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Posted  September 19, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Today the Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour and the Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship made the following statement:

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Whose DNA is present in a donor heart?

Posted  January 12, 2018  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

What happens to the DNA of an organ donor inside the body of the recipient?

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Construction complete on Highway 1 left turn lane at West Shore Parkway

Posted  November 18, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Safe and efficient highways and roads help Canadians access community services, participate in local activities and gain access to better job opportunities.

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Setting the stage for a globally competitive aerospace and space industry in Canada

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

The Canadian aerospace and space sectors enjoy an international reputation for innovation and world-class products and services. But to maintain their reputation and remain globally competitive, Canadian aerospace and space firms must continue to adopt…

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PCPO Budget Is Mild Stuff

Posted  April 11, 2019  by  bigcitylib

I don’t like the directions taken; cutting healthcare spending below the rate of inflation, and etc.  But this government in this budget is definitely no Mike Harris Mark II.   Mind you, they’ll never meet their deficit reduction targets…

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Experienced leadership selected for the Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority

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

The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, today announced the appointment of Dwight Duncan as Chair of the Board of Directors at the Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA). The appointment is for a five-year period and …

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Backgrounder: Improving local roads and bridges in Saskatchewan’s rural municipalities

Posted  January 5, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The federal Gas Tax Fund (GTF) provides Canadian municipalities with a permanent, predictable and indexed source of long-term funding. The Government of Canada will provide Saskatchewan with more than $59.1 million for community infrastructure through the federal GTF in 2016-17.

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NATIONAL MEDIA BRIEFING: 2016 Royal Tour to Canada of Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

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

Royal tour 2016

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Allan Massie: ‘If some admired Hitler, far more admired Mussolini’

Posted  September 23, 2016  by  Kathy Shaidle

Allan Massie writes: In 1933 Churchill called him “the greatest law-giver among living men” and declared that he “has shown to many nations how they can resist the pressures of Socialism and has indicated the path that a nation can follow when courageously led.” In 1932 the British Tory newspaper, the Morning Post, while expressing […]

Kathy Shaidle’s NEW book, Confessions of a Failed Slut, is available HERE.
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Major water infrastructure work in East Broughton

Posted  November 7, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The community of East Broughton is enjoying the benefits of new water infrastructure thanks to joint funding by the governments of Canada and Quebec. These enhancements will help improve the quality of life of residents and promote sustainable developm…

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Government of Canada to announce post-secondary infrastructure and Canada 150 initiatives in Red Deer

Posted  January 19, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Members of the media are invited to attend an important event with Randy Boissonnault, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada, and the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage.

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2016 Cape Breton Island Announcement Grand total investment*: $66 M

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

Grand total investment*: $66 M

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Canadian Coast Guard Arctic Operations 2016

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

The Canadian Coast Guard’s Arctic operations are now well underway for the 2016 season. Our annual Arctic Operations provide greater maritime safety, help to protect the unique Arctic marine environment, support our most northern communities and establ…

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Transport Canada’s drone safety initiatives

Posted  December 21, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Over the past year, Transport Canada has made progress on drones, also known as unmanned air vehicles (UAVs)

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Aphantasia: When The Mental Image Is Missing – 2016/06/25 – Pt. 1

Posted  June 24, 2016  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

Special report about the condition in which people are not able to conjure mental images.

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Watch the short documentary Mabel about 89-year-old hairdressing dynamo (and viral sensation) Mabel Robinson free at NFB.ca

Posted  November 3, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

When 89-year-old hairdresser Mabel Robinson of Hubbards, Nova Scotia agreed to become the subject of a new National Film Board of Canada (NFB) short documentary by director Teresa MacInnes, she had no idea it would mean becoming an online sensation.

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Canada demands that Assad regime and backers stop violence now and respect human rights in Syria

Posted  December 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 issued the following statement amid reports of merciless attacks perpetrated by the Assad regime and its backers in eastern Aleppo and reported civilian killings and disappearances

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Facial recognition at Canadian airports

Posted  March 10, 2017  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

Coming soon to an airport near you: facial recognition technology.

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Zaynê Akyol’s feature documentary Gulîstan, Land of Roses wins Europe’s Doc Alliance Selection Award.

Posted  August 7, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Zaynê Akyol’s feature documentary Gulîstan, Land of Roses, produced by Montreal production company Périphéria in co-production with German production company Mîtosfilm and the National Film Board of Canada (NFB), has won the coveted Doc Alliance Selection Award, as chosen by seven of Europe’s top documentary film festivals.

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Minister McKenna and Minister Carr congratulate Ontario on climate action plan

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

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.

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A safer and more accessible community centre in Saint-Georges-de-Clarenceville

Posted  February 10, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Government of Canada supports municipality’s community project.

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Governments contribute $19.5 million to attract global investments to Toronto Region

Posted  February 3, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada, the Government of Ontario, and several municipal governments announced today that they will be providing $19.5 million in funding to create a new agency that aims to increase global investments in the Toronto Region.

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Canadian warship to visit Cuba for the first time in over 50 years

Posted  November 18, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Fredericton departed for Havana, Cuba, today making it the first Royal Canadian Navy ship to visit in over 50 years.

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CRTC signs agreement with U.S. regulator to combat robocalls and spoofing

Posted  November 17, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission’s (CRTC) today signed a memorandum of understanding with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

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Biographies of the Ministerial Advisory Committee

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

Biographies of the Ministerial Advisory Committee

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Backgrounder: Canada and Ontario announce funding for 47 new public transit projects across Ontario

Posted  January 16, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Canada and Ontario have approved a new list of transit projects under the Public Transit Infrastructure Fund (PTIF), which is designed to address key infrastructure priorities with a focus on repairing and upgrading existing facilities and assets.

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Sirmilik National Park Management Plan Tabled in Parliament

Posted  November 18, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Sirmilik National Park Management Plan Tabled in Parliament

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Department of Finance Canada Launches Consultations on Lender Risk Sharing for Government-Backed Insured Mortgages

Posted  October 21, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Department of Finance Canada Launches Consultations on Lender Risk Sharing for Government-Backed Insured Mortgages

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Have your say on Let’s Talk Parks, Canada! in Vancouver

Posted  January 16, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Have your say on Let’s Talk Parks, Canada! in Vancouver

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Government of Canada to Announce Support for Community Infrastructure and programs in northern and central Alberta

Posted  January 17, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

As part of the Government of Canada’s celebrations of the 150th anniversary of Confederation, members of the media are invited to attend an important event with the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities and Member of Parliament for Edmonton Mill Woods, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada, and the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage.

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Statement by the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour

Posted  December 21, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Today, the Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, made the following statement:

“I am pleased to receive and share with Canadians the interim report of the Expert Panel on Youth Employment. Our governme…

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Fisheries and Oceans Canada invests in new, innovative Ocean School program for youth

Posted  July 21, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia – Today, on the campus of Dalhousie University, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, announced that the Department of Fisheries and Oceans is contributing $250,000 to the Ocean…

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Infrastructure work in the municipality of Saint-Justin

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

The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and Marc H. Plante, Member of the National Assembly for Maskinongé and Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Sustainable Development, the Environment and the Fight Against Climate Change, on behalf of Martin Coiteux, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Land Occupancy, Minister of Public Safety and Minister responsible for the Montréal region, have announced infrastructure work in the Municipality of Saint Justin.

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Darn gut bacteria might be thwarting your weight loss efforts

Posted  August 3, 2018  by  Anonymous

The patients who didn’t lose weight had bacteria that was more efficient in extracting energy from food.

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Canada and Ontario invest in infrastructure at Carleton University

Posted  November 7, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada values the role of post-­secondary institutions as they help equip young Canadians with the education and training they need for future careers that will help them join a strong, healthy middle class.

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Cataracts, small brains, and DNA damage – Chernobyl’s wildlife 33 years after the meltdown

Posted  April 26, 2019  by  Anonymous

Chernobyl’s wildlife still suffering from radiation damage 33 years later

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