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Agriculture

Federal, Provincial, Territorial Ministers’ of Agriculture Wrap-Up Annual Conference

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

The meeting of federal, provincial and territorial Agriculture Ministers will wrap-up with remarks to be delivered by this year’s co-chairs, federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay and Alberta Minister of Agriculture Oneil Carlier.

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Don’t Miss the Deadline to Submit Comments on Electoral Reform

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

It is vital that Canadians contribute their opinions on Canada’s electoral processes. The choice of an electoral system should be based on the values and objectives of the people it serves. The way that we elect our Members of Parliament has a direct i…

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New wastewater lagoon in Langham will help protect the environment and support economic development

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

By ensuring that water and wastewater systems are modern, efficient and meet the capacity needs of our communities, the governments of Canada and Saskatchewan are safeguarding the well-being of residents, protecting the province’s waterways and preserv…

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Statement from the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship

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

Ottawa, October 25, 2016 – The Hon. John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, today issued the following statement: “The Government of Canada is pleased that all parties are cooperating to help the vulnerable Yazidi population that has suffered so much.

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Canada and Blood Tribe Celebrate Key Milestone on Path of Reconciliation and Renewal

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

Settling claims is an important step in advancing reconciliation with First Nation communities in Canada and a key path to economic growth.

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National Design Competition Underway for the Memorial to the Victims of Communism – Canada, a Land of Refuge

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

The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, invites teams of professional artists, landscape architects…

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Agriculture

Three flaxseed varieties will be deregistered August 1, 2017

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

As of August 1, 2017, the varieties CDC Arras, Flanders and Somme will be removed from the flaxseed variety designation list.

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CPHO Statement – International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day – September 9, 2016

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

Today is International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day. This is a day where people around the world take the opportunity to stop and talk about alcohol use in pregnancy.

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Canada strongly condemns North Korea missile launch

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

The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement following North Korea’s latest launch of ballistic missiles into the Pacific Ocean

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Competition Bureau and Transport Canada’s Policy Group sign memorandum of understanding

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

The Competition Bureau and Transport Canada’s Policy Group have acknowledged their important relationship and the value of cooperation by signing a memorandum of understanding (MOU).

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Parliamentary Secretary Adam Vaughan will speak at the 2016 National Conference on Ending Homelessness

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

Adam Vaughan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister (Intergovernmental Affairs) and Member of Parliament for Spadina–Fort York (Ontario), on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will speak at the 2016 National Conference on Ending Homelessness.

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Minister Joly Commends Canadians Nominated for the 2017 Academy Awards

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

Canadians Nominated for the 2017 Academy Awards

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Remarks by Lucie Tedesco, Commissioner of the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada, at the Industry Session 2017

Posted  February 6, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

With so many industry compliance experts in one place-I understand we have over 140 individuals from more than 70 institutions and a great cross-section of the industry-today’s session will really give us a unique opportunity to share perspectives on c…

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Turning 80

Posted  February 18, 2017  by  Polar Bear

I jut turned eighty and I don’t feel one bit different than I did a week ago. On the other hand I did think about some important facts. My life is on the home stretch and I am thankful I can even think about the future. Plans are always on my mind and …

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Minister of Veterans Affairs makes an announcement on long term care and delivers Valentines for Veterans

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

The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will present Veterans at London’s Parkwood Institute with hand-crafted valentines bearing messages of thanks and admiration

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Canadian Army Holds Combined Army Conference

Posted  October 11, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Key operations and logistics staff from the Canadian Army headquarters are hosting the bi-annual Combined Army Conference this week in Ottawa to discuss force generation and sustainment strategy for the Army’s operational commitments and training activ…

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Government of Canada to engage G20 partners on science and innovation policy

Posted  November 2, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Event date: November 4, 2016-On Friday, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will speak on behalf of the Government of Canada at the G20 Science, Technology and Innovation Ministers Meeting in Beijing, China. The Minister will discuss Can…

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Technical briefing on Phoenix pay system

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

Members of the media are invited to an update on the steps taken to address issues with the Phoenix pay system.

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FedNor Investments Support Northern Ontario’s Mining Sector, Infrastructure and Tourism

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

The Government of Canada is investing $764,550 in support of six projects that will create jobs, grow Northern Ontario’s mining sector, boost tourism, and provide infrastructure enhancements in the Nipissing-Temiskaming region.

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The Gulf of Maine Initiative

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

The Gulf of Maine is a very productive ecosystem that is both environmentally significant and economically important to Canada. Its powerful tides mix the ocean with fresh water from 60 rivers that drain from large watersheds from the provinces of Nova…

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Projects Sought for $50-million Oil and Gas Clean Tech Program

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

Supporting clean technology will improve the environmental performance of Canada’s oil and gas sector and will help address climate change while Canada transitions to a low-carbon economy over time.

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Views from Our Balcony

Posted  June 4, 2016  by  Polar Bear

Our bungalow has a walkout lower level and above it is a nice size balcony. It is large enough for a barbecue , two small tables and four Muskoka chairs. In the winter and the leaves are gone there is a wide open space to view the creek and protected a…

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Why our brains take metaphors literally with deadly results

Posted  December 22, 2017  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

Author Dr. Robert Sapolsky talks about the human brain’s capacity to handle metaphors of violence.

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Address by Minister Dion on Canada-Guatemala bilateral relationship

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

This year marks an important milestone in the relationship between our two countries. We celebrate 55 years of bilateral relations and, for Canada, 40 years of development cooperation in Guatemala.

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Product Management Workshop: Aug. 22-23 in Chicago

Posted  June 28, 2015  by  Anonymous

  Want to take  your Product craft to the next level? Attend the Craftsman PM 2-day hands-on Product Management workshop. Think holistically about building and marketing The Whole Product Go beyond MVP/Lean Startup and dogmatic frameworks Raise your Product Management game Details are here: The Craftsman PM: A 2-day Hands-on Workshop  Where: Blue1647, Chicago, IL When: August […]

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A New Home for Dinosaurs! Minister Hehr to Announce Support for the Royal Tyrrell Museum

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

Announcement about supporting the Royal Tyrrell Museum

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Important upgrades coming to BC Transit Facility in Whistler

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

Investing in public transit creates connected, sustainable communities and provides a better quality of life for the middle class. It’s about helping Canadians get around safely, reducing congestion, keeping the environment clean and providing an effic…

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Statement by Minister Joly on Canada Day

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

Statement by Minister Joly on Canada Day

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Educational Training

Minister LeBlanc Celebrates Dalhousie University’s Innovative Ocean School Program

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

Halifax, Nova Scotia – The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard will be at Dalhousie University to announce funding related to the University’s new Ocean School project.

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FedNor Invests More Than $1.2 Million to Help Northeastern Ontario Communities and Businesses Adopt New Technologies and Grow

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

The Government of Canada is investing $1,285,000 to enable communities and businesses to adopt and benefit from information and communications technologies, spur innovation and create good middle-class jobs.

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Will the water be too warm for fish to spawn? Studying climate change and Arctic char

Posted  September 14, 2018  by  Anonymous

Scientists attract unwanted attention from top predators when studying Arctic fish

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My Home Office Tour

Posted  December 13, 2018  by  Angela (Oh She Glows)

I love working with food, but one of my other passions is home decor, so I hope you’ll humour me with this post! I’ve caught the decor bug in recent years, and I just love every stage of putting a room together. The only problem is that I don’t have much time for home decor […]

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Why do our bodies make us hot? Quirks question

Posted  July 21, 2017  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

Dr. Chris Hyne explains how our bodies generate heat

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WHMIS 2015 Courses To Help Canadian Organizations Work Safely With Chemicals

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

WHMIS 2015 Courses To Help Canadian Organizations Work Safely With Chemicals

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Government of Canada Invests $100,000 to repair Iconic Wawa Tourism Monument

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

The Government of Canada is investing $100,000 to assist with repairs to Wawa’s iconic goose monument. The funding will help with the cost of dismantling the goose and shipping it to Toronto for repairs. The 8.5 metre structure has stood at the entranc…

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Government of Canada announces pipeline plan that will protect the environment and grow the economy

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

A clear message has emerged through our government’s extensive consultations with Canadians: the economy and the environment go hand in hand.

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NATO Flying Training in Canada (NFTC) Program Contract Modification

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

The Government of Canada is committed to providing our women and men in uniform with the equipment and training they need to do their job, at the best value for Canadians. We are announcing today the extension of the contract with CAE for the NATO Flyi…

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PETER SVATEK’S THEATER OF LIFE SCREENS AT FESTIVAL DU NOUVEAU CINÉMA ON OCTOBER 8, OPENS IN MONTREAL THEATRES DECEMBER 23

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

The documentary feature Theater of Life (Théâtre de la vie), directed by Montreal filmmaker Peter Svatek and co-produced by Triplex Films and the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) in association with Phi Films, will screen on October 8 at the 45th Festival du nouveau cinéma (FNC) in Montreal. The festival runs October 5 to 16. The film will then open in Montreal theatres on December 23, screening with French subtitles at Cinéma Beaubien and English subtitles at Cinéma du Parc. Theater of Life follows renowned Italian chef Massimo Bottura as he goes on a mission to feed the disenfranchised in a remarkable soup kitchen, using food waste from the 2015 Milan World Expo. The doc received the Tokyo Gohan Award at the San Sebastian Film Festival in Spain and has been selected to screen at festivals in Canada (Atlantic Film Festival, Planet in Focus, Devour! The Food Film Fest) and abroad (Mill Valley and Flatirons in the US, as well as the Haifa, Rio, and Warsaw festivals).

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Minister Hehr to make announcement regarding office opening in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

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

The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will announce plans to reopen the Veterans Affairs Canada office in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, and speak to Budget 2016 measures which improve …

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Government of Canada commemorates those who served in the Korean War

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

Canadians and South Koreans unite at the annual “Turn to Busan” ceremony to pay tribute to the fallen

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