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Minister Duclos reinforces the Government of Canada’s commitment to children and families at a roundtable with key stakeholders to discuss early learning and child care

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

The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, today met with academics, stakeholders, advocates, experts and representatives from national Indigenous organizations to discuss early learning and child care. This…

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Parliamentary Secretary McKay Meets with Stakeholders in Montreal as Part of Defence Policy Review

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

As part of public consultations taking place across the country to inform a new defence policy for Canada, the Honourable John McKay, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence, today hosted an informative roundtable meeting with key s…

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Electoral Reform Tour Pivots to Atlantic Canada

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

Canada’s Minister of Democratic Institutions, Maryam Monsef is in Atlantic Canada this week to kick off the next leg of the Federal electoral reform community dialogue tour.

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Minister Duclos and MP Lightbound Announce an Investment in Defence Infrastructure at CFB Valcartier

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

As part of the Government of Canada’s commitment to providing Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members safe and modern facilities in which to live, work and train, 2nd Canadian Division Support Base Valcartier will receive $6.5 million in funding to improve…

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Agriculture

Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay to Discuss Trade Mission to Mexico

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

The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will be available for a media teleconference to speak about his first official visit to Mexico.

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Canadian Armed Forces to take part in Multinational Exercise off Scotland

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

Personnel on board Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Charlottetown, who are currently serving on Operation REASSURANCE along with several members of the Royal Canadian Air Force, will train off the coast of Scotland, alongside vessels and aircraft fro…

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Non addictive pain killer could replace Fentanyl

Posted  March 3, 2017  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

The new opioid has no side effects because it only targets inflamed areas.

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Consent agreement reached in sale of Rexall Health to McKesson

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

The Competition Bureau has reached an agreement with pharmaceutical wholesaler McKesson Corporation related to its acquisition of pharmaceutical retailer Rexall Health.

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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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The Paris Climate Agreement And Canada – 2016/11/05 – Pt. 1

Posted  November 4, 2016  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

A panel discussion about the Paris Climate Agreement and Canada’s commitment.

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Action to Reduce the Supply of Illicit Opioids and Other Drugs

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

The rapid rise in opioid-related overdose and death, exacerbated by the increased availability of illicit fentanyl across Canada, has highlighted gaps in the Government’s enforcement toolkit.

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Canadian Council of Fisheries and Aquaculture Ministers make progress in managing aquaculture development and expanding market access for fish and seafood

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

St. Andrews, New Brunswick – Over the last two days, the Canadian Council of Fisheries and Aquaculture Ministers (CCFAM) met to discuss a broad range of common priorities including marine conservation, a process to review the Fisheries Act, market access for Canadian fish and seafood, responsible aquaculture development and aquatic invasive species. The meeting was co-chaired by the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, and the Honourable Rick Doucet, New Brunswick Minister of Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries. Attendees included Ministers responsible for fisheries and aquaculture from Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, and Nunavut, along with representatives from British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Northwest Territories and Yukon.

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Government of Canada Invests in Parks Canada Sites in Prince Edward Island

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

Today, Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri Food and Member of Parliament for Cardigan, on behalf of the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Catherine McKenna, announced more than $23 mil…

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National Energy Board Modernization

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

The Minister of Natural Resources has been mandated by the Prime Minister to modernize the National Energy Board (NEB) and to ensure its composition reflects regional views and has sufficient expertise in such fields as environmental science, community…

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Ministerial Message – World Suicide Prevention Day 2016

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

September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day, a day to reflect on the impacts that suicide has on our family, friends and communities, and to commit to actions in preventing suicide.

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Agreement reached in sale of retail gas stations in Quebec and Ontario

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

The Competition Bureau and Couche‑Tard have reached an agreement related to the acquisition by Couche‑Tard of retail gasoline sites from Imperial Oil.

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Canada proposes to phase down HFCs-powerful greenhouse gases

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

Canada is a leader in the fight against climate change both globally and at home. Earlier this month in Marrakesh, Canada worked with nations from around the world to implement the Paris Agreement, which aims to keep the global temperature increase to …

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Corner Brook-based fish-processing company fined for environmental violations

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

On December 12, 2016, Barry Group Inc. was ordered to pay, in St. John’s Provincial Court, a total of $200,000 in penalties for environmental violations that occurred at fish-processing facilities in Witless Bay and Port de Grave, Newfoundland and Labr…

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Remarks by Hon. Ralph Goodale, PC, MP (Regina-Wascana) Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness at the Canadian police and peace officers 39th Annual Memorial Service

Posted  September 26, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Notes for remarks by
Hon. Ralph goodale, pc, mp (regina-wascana)
Minister of Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness
At the
Canadian police and peace officers
39th annual memorial service

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‘The Death of Libertarianism & the Rise of the Alt Right’

Posted  October 7, 2016  by  Kathy Shaidle

This site is too (((?!“racist”!?))) even for me. (Nice sidebar, dudes…) However, this is a MUST READ by Gregory Hood. Up there with “The Flight 93 Election,” but of course your mileage may vary. Extremely hard to excerpt, but: Much of the history of the libertarian movement in the latter part of the century is […]

Kathy Shaidle’s NEW book, Confessions of a Failed Slut, is available HERE.
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Parliamentary Secretary Randy Boissonnault to Announce Cultural Infrastructure Funding

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

Randy Boissonnault to Announce Cultural Infrastructure Funding

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Minister Duncan to deliver keynote at Mitacs annual awards

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

Ottawa, November 14, 2016-The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will be the keynote speaker at the 6th annual Mitacs Awards, which honour the work of outstanding participants in Mitacs’ research and training programs. Minister Duncan will …

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Backgrounder: Canada and Ontario announce funding for 50 public transit projects across Eastern Ontario

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

A new list of transit projects has been approved under the Canada-Ontario Public Transit Infrastructure Fund (PTIF) agreement, which is designed to address key infrastructure priorities with a focus on repairing and upgrading existing facilities and as…

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Minister Champagne to participate in an announcement with WestJet

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

The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of International Trade, will take part in an important announcement regarding WestJet, on behalf of the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport.

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Sexual assault charge laid against military member in Gagetown

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

On November 9, 2016, the Canadian Forces National Investigation Service charged an officer of the 4th Artillery Regiment (General Support), RCA, based at 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown with one count of sexual assault under the Criminal Co…

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Educational Training

Minister Bains to announce infrastructure funding at Algoma University

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

Event date: October 14, 2016 – The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will be at Algoma University to announce infrastructure funding for the region. Minister Bains will also highlight the benefits of the Government of Canada’s Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund.

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Media Advisory – Toronto, Ontario

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

Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure announcement regarding the Highway 404 High Occupancy Vehicle project with the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health and Member of Parliament for Markham – Stouffville, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Steven Del Duca, Ontario Minister of Transportation and Member of Provincial Parliament for Vaughan, on behalf of the Honourable Bob Chiarelli, Ontario Minister of Infrastructure; and the Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister of Community and Social Services and Member of Provincial Parliament for Oak-Ridges – Markham.

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Minister Chagger signs memorandum of understanding with Mexican Secretary of Tourism

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

In support of greater cooperation on tourism between Canada and Mexico, the Honourable Bardish Chagger, Minister of Small Business and Tourism, today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Mexican Secretary of Tourism Enrique de la Madrid Cordero.

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Launch of new National Geographic Guide to the National Historic Sites of Canada

Posted  January 24, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Launch of new National Geographic Guide to the National Historic Sites of Canada

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Minister of Finance Highlights Importance of Financial Stability for a Strong, Confident Middle Class

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

Minister of Finance Highlights Importance of Financial Stability for a Strong, Confident Middle Class

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Quirks & Questions: Why isn’t Jupiter a Solid Rock Planet?

Posted  February 10, 2017  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

Jupiter didn’t solidify because it is made of hydrogen and helium.

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Fort McMurray forests are on the rebound

Posted  February 24, 2017  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

Boreal forest torched by fire could look normal in twelve years.

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Educational Training

Best summer ever: Record number of jobs and opportunities in Quebec through Canada Summer Jobs Program

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

More Quebec students than ever before will be working as part of the Canada Summer Jobs program this year, thanks to unprecedented interest shown by employers and students from across the province, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families…

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Highlights of Federal Infrastructure Investment for the Citadelle of Quebec

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

The Government of Canada is committed to providing members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and their families the support they need, including safe and modern facilities in which to live, work, and train.

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The Agreement on Social Security between Canada and China comes into force January 1, 2017

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

The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, announced today that the Agreement on Social Security between the Government of Canada and the Government of the People’s Republic of China will come into force on …

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CRTC establishes fund to attain new high-speed Internet targets

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

Wants Canadians to have access to an unlimited data plan option and speeds of at least 50 Mbps download and 10 Mbps upload

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Have I been sexually assaulted?

Posted  June 11, 2016  by  Anonymous

There are hundreds of thousands of sexual assaults in Canada every year. Here’s what you need to know if it happens to you or someone you know.

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Media Advisory – Barkmere, Quebec

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

Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event.

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Cross-Canada Official Languages Consultations 2016

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

HALIFAX – On behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, Randy Boissonnault…

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Abominable Snowman’s true identity unmasked

Posted  December 8, 2017  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

DNA analysis shows Abominable Snowman is actually a bear

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