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Investing in Liquid Biopsy for Cancer Detection

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

Government of Canada invests in cancer research innovation

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Four NFB documentaries featured at Devour! The Food Film Fest. Lineup includes the Atlantic Canadian docs Bluefin and HAND.LINE.COD.

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

Devour! The Food Film Fest in Wolfville, Nova Scotia (November 2‒6, 2016), is featuring four new National Film Board of Canada (NFB) documentaries exploring our relationship with food and game, all screening at the Al Whittle Theatre.

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Statement from the Minister of Health – Health Canada Authorizes Three New Supervised Consumption Sites in Montreal

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

The Government of Canada is committed to doing its part to address the public health crisis related to opioid overdoses and deaths across the country. Our approach must be comprehensive, collaborative, compassionate and evidence-based.

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Government of Canada Investment Promotes Strategic Planning in Two First Nation Communities

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

The Honourable Bob Nault, Member of Parliament for Kenora, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor, today announced a FedNor investment of $20,500 to help …

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Media availability with Minister Garneau

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

The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, will hold a media availability . . .

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Government of Canada to make an announcement for Rideau Canal National Historic Site

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

The Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Catherine McKenna, will make an announcement regarding the launch of a new visitor experience on the Rideau Canal National Historic Site in Ottawa.

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Address by Minister Dion at the ministerial meeting of the Friends of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty at the UN General Assembly

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

We have come a long way since nuclear tests were common, threatening the environment and reminding all of us what those mushroom clouds meant for humanity. But the threat remains.

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Vincent McCurley’s VR work Cardboard Crash (NFB) wins Digi Award

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

On November 10 in Toronto, the Cardboard Crash virtual reality experience, created by Vincent McCurley and the NFB’s Digital Studio in Vancouver, picked up a Digi Award for Mobile Entertainment. This is the 11th Digi Award won by an NFB production. Cardboard Crash was first previewed in the DocLab program of the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) in 2015 and then appeared in the New Frontier section of Sundance in 2016. It also received a Webby Award in April 2016 in the Online Film & Video – VR: Gaming, Interactive, or Real-time (Branded) category. The project is produced and executive produced by Loc Dao for the NFB.

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Governments of Canada and British Columbia collaborate on Southern Mountain Caribou recovery

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

The protection of wildlife species is a joint responsibility and all Canadians have a role to play.

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Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship marks the one-year anniversary of an important milestone in the national project to resettle Syrian refugees

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

The Hon. John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, today issued the following statement to mark the one-year anniversary of the arrival of Syrian refugees to Canada

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Bristling

Posted  January 17, 2019  by  Balbulican

The Gillette corporation recently released one of those warm and fuzzy prosocial lifestyle ads. It was an innocuous little string of inspirational skits, a bit of virtue-signalling whose message, basically, is “Don’t Be A Dick”. It’s a #MeToo update of…

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Significant CBSA seizures at the Prince Rupert port of entry

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

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) would like to share two significant seizures that took place at the Prince Rupert port of entry in British Columbia (B.C.) during the month of June.

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Bealach Brèagha Trail Opens in Lake Ainslie

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

Gaelic for “Beautiful Mountain Pass”, the Bealach Brèagha Trail, located in Inverness County, was officially opened to the public this weekend. The newly completed section of trail is part of The Great Trail, a national legacy project connecting all provinces and territories and linking the Atlantic, Pacific and Arctic coasts. This 49.9km section of trail forms part of the land-based Trans Canada Trail extending from Port Hastings to Whycocomagh, where it will connect with the majestic Bras d’Or Lake water route, extending to North Sydney.

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Engineering a decompression chamber to retrieve fish from the ‘twilight zone’

Posted  June 29, 2018  by  Anonymous

Taking the pressure off new species of deep-water reef fish

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Minister Bains and Minister Duncan to announce infrastructure funding at University of Toronto

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

Event date: July 28, 2016 – The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, and the Honourable Deb Matthews, Ontario Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development, will be joined by Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development Han Dong at the University of Toronto on July 28 to announce infrastructure funding for the University of Toronto and to highlight the benefits of the new Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund.

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Major Recreation Infrastructure Investments in Quebec City

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

Families in Quebec City will have improved access to modern recreational facilities as a result of funding for a new Ice Centre and three community centres in Quebec City. The Ice Centre project will help attract international sports events in the prov…

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Canada and Manitoba Metis Federation Celebrate Key Milestone on Road to Reconciliation

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

Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs and David Chartrand, President of the Manitoba Metis Federation signed a historic Framework Agreement that marks an important step to advancing reconciliation and charti…

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Backgrounder: New transit projects across Alberta

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

The governments of Canada and Alberta have approved a new list of transit projects under the new Public Transit Infrastructure Fund (PTIF), which is designed to address key infrastructure priorities with a focus on repairing and upgrading existing faci…

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Turning off anxiety could be as easy as flicking on a light in your brain

Posted  February 9, 2018  by  Anonymous

How blasting your brain with light could control anxiety

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Jane Goodall activist

Posted  April 21, 2017  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

Jane Goodall talks about her decision to embrace activism.

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Government of Canada invests in a global approach to combat antimicrobial resistance

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

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the most serious public health threats to the treatment of infectious diseases worldwide. If action is not taken now, annual worldwide human deaths due to antimicrobial resistance could reach an estimated 10 mil…

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Canada 150 – Forestry science, eugenics in Canada, and our own great DNA discovery

Posted  June 30, 2017  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

Three scientists from The Royal Society of Canada discuss Canada’s contribution in forestry, eugenics and DNA science.

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Former CITT Chairperson Honoured With an Award From the Canadian Association of Importers and Exporters

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

The CITT congratulates its former Chairperson, Stephen Leach, who received a CATIE Award (Canadian Award for Trade in Import and Export) from the Canadian Association of Importers and Exporters in June 2016.

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CBSA seizes 147 litres of alcohol in Saskatchewan in June

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

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is pleased to share a sample of June highlights from its border crossings in Saskatchewan:

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Queen Charlotte Lodge Ltd. on Haida Gwaii found guilty of Fisheries Act violations – fined total of $35,000

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

On December 14, 2016, in Masset Provincial Court, lawyers on behalf of Queen Charlotte Lodge Ltd. fishing resort pleaded guilty to six violations of the Fisheries Act. The Honourable Judge Dwight Stewart ordered the defendant to pay a total fine of $35…

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Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance Announces Closing of 2017 Pre-Budget Consultations

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

The Government of Canada understands that the right decisions must be made today to deliver a brighter and more prosperous future for the middle class, and those working to join it.

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HMCS Vancouver concludes emergency relief operations in New Zealand

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

Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Vancouver has completed emergency relief operations in New Zealand following a 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck the South Island on November 14.

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Minister Bennett to participate in Siksika new School’s Grand Opening

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

Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, and Chief Vincent Yellow Old Woman for a tour of the new Chief Crowfoot School to celebrate its grand opening.

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The Louis S. St. Laurent National Historic Site Management Plan WasTabled in Parliament

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

The Louis S. St. Laurent National Historic Site Management Plan WasTabled in Parliament

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Evacuation from the Antarctic

Posted  January 20, 2017  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

A huge crack in the ice forces researchers’ early departure.

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Governments of Canada and Quebec Support the Development of Cutting-Edge Wood Fibre Technology

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

Canada’s forest sector is an important economic driver and employer: more than 200,000 Canadians work in this sector, including 9,500 Indigenous people. Investments that support innovation will help make Canada’s forest industries greener, more competi…

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Minister Goodale introduces new initiatives for a better, fairer immigration detention system

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

The Government of Canada is committed to creating a better, fairer immigration detention system for the humane and dignified treatment of individuals while upholding public safety.

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The Secrets of Otzi The Iceman’s Wardrobe – 2016/09/24 – Pt. 4

Posted  September 23, 2016  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

Clues to what Otzi the Iceman was wearing are explored.

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Minister of Finance in Montréal to Consult with Canadians on Budget 2017

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

Minister of Finance in Montréal to Consult with Canadians on Budget 2017

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Voter Contact Registry – Backgrounder

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

Elections Canada received more than 40,000 messages and complaints about calls initiated using automatic dialing-announcing devices (ADAD), otherwise known as robocalls during the 2011 federal election.

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FedNor Investments Support Technology, Infrastructure and Francophone Initiatives in Greater Sudbury Region

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

The Government of Canada is investing $737,900 to support infrastructure, technology and innovation, as well as Francophone arts and culture in Sudbury and surrounding areas. This FedNor investment will support three strategic initiatives that will be …

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The Government of Canada Supports Projects that Help Create Jobs, Boost Economic Activity and Celebrate Canada’s Rich Heritage

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

The following investments, provided by FedNor through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program (CIP 150), will help create jobs, boost economic activity, strengthen communities, and celebrate Canada’s rich heritage and history.

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Media availability with the Minister of National Defence

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

Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan will host a teleconference on Wednesday, July 13 to provide an update on Canada’s contribution to the Global Coalition to counter the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

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Government of Canada delivers $109 million to Alberta for community infrastructure projects

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

Modern and up-to-date community infrastructure helps ensure that Canadians live the quality of life that they want and expect. Community infrastructure helps connect people to jobs and provides access to better community services, attracts new business…

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Thousands of Fossil Fuel ‘Observers’ Attended Climate Negotiations: UNFCCC Data 2005-2018 for COP1-COP24

Posted  June 21, 2019  by  guest

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IETA exhibit at COP24

Originally posted on Climate Investigations Center.

The collection of Global Climate Coalition (GCC) documents we compiled and released this April reveal that the organization had a singular focus, slowing down or derailing the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) negotiations process and “tracking” the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), undermining the scientists’ message of urgency.  In the GCC meeting minutes and press releases we see numerous interventions at the UN meetings along with strategies, budgets and debriefs.

So we decided it would be interesting to compile every fossil fuel company and trade group delegate who ever attended UNFCCC meetings. This research debuted in an Agence-France Press AFP piece and on Yahoo News this week during a UNFCCC meeting in Bonn, Germany.

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