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Alexandra Bridge – lane closures

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

Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists, pedestrians and cyclists of periodic lane closures on the Alexandra Bridge on Tuesday, July 12, 2016, between 9 am and 3 pm.

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Government of Canada Helps to Close the Housing Gaps by Investing in First Nation Communities

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

Today, on National Housing Day, the Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, and the Minister responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, announced important inves…

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Why This Revenge Porn Activist Is Selling Nudes to Get to DEF CON

Posted June 18, 2019 by Anonymous

The “tits to DEF CON” campaign, led by Badass Army, has already raised more than $11,000.

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Major Investments for the Magdalen Island Airport and Harbour

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

The airport projects have three components: renovating the airport, resurfacing the main runway, taxiways and traffic area, and retrofitting the garage

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UK Climate Diplomacy Staff Cut Again as Post-Brexit Links to Trump and US Deniers Strengthen

Posted November 24, 2016 by Anonymous

With Donald Trump set to become the President of the United States, the international climate change political scenery has shifted.

The president-elect’s stance on “quitting” the Paris Agreement seems to have softened in recent days. But countries are still going to need strong diplomatic teams to shore-up the global commitment to tackling climate change, reiterated at the Marrakech climate talks last week.

So it’s notable that the UK’s climate diplomacy team appears to weakening.

For the second year in a row, the foreign office reduced the number of people working on climate change and energy, documents released by the government this week under a freedom of information request show.

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Sign of the Times: Sylvia Grinnell Park receives boost

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

Today, the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for CanNor announced $62,822 in funding through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program (CIP 150) to upgrade outdated and dam…

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Canada’s tourism ministers meet and agree to tourism declaration

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

Today, the Honourable Bardish Chagger, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister of Small Business and Tourism, and the Honourable Monica Ell-Kanayuk, Nunavut’s Minister of Economic Development and Transportation, co-chaired the Can…

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Government of Canada helps make family justice more accessible in Calgary

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

It is important that families experiencing separation or divorce have access to information, tools and services to help them make decisions and resolve issues in their children’s best interests.

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Canada Invests in Training Its Soldiers

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

The Government of Canada is building a more agile, better-equipped military, while ensuring the best value for Canadians. On September 29, 2016, the Government exercised a contract option to extend the weapon effects simulation system in-service suppor…

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Technical briefing on Phoenix pay system

Posted July 18, 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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Minister Chagger to deliver keynote address at Canadian Tourism Hall of Fame Luncheon

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

Event date: November 29, 2016 – The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister of Small Business and Tourism, will attend the Tourism Industry Association of Canada’s annual Tourism Congress and deliver a keynote address at the Canadian Tourism Hall of Fame Luncheon.

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June 2016

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

Ambassador Bridge
On June 8, 2016, two non-residents were sent for examination after making a wrong turn and crossed the Bridge on route to a wedding in Michigan. During the exam, two undeclared assault rifles, two prohibited magazines, and $40,010 in …

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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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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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Minister Chagger to highlight support for major research network, Canada Research Chairs

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

Event date: December 2, 2016-The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister of Small Business and Tourism, on behalf of the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will celebrate new support for res…

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Government of Canada marks national historic significance of Camp Hughes

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

Government of Canada marks national historic significance of Camp Hughes

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Migrating sparrows are poor navigators – 2016/12/03

Posted December 2, 2016 by podcasting@cbc.ca

Sparrows can navigate north-south when they migrate, but not east west when they get displaced.

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Government of Canada Recognizes Westmount for its National Historic Significance

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

Government of Canada Recognizes Westmount for its National Historic Significance

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Canadian Space Agency strengthens long-term partnership with European Space Agency to support innovation and science

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

The European Space Agency’s (ESA’s) member states and cooperating states gathered in Lucerne, Switzerland, to make important investment decisions regarding Europe’s future space activities.

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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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Scott Islands Marine National Wildlife Area

Posted December 5, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The proposed Scott Islands Protected Marine Area, also known as the Scott Islands Marine National Wildlife Area (NWA), located off the northern tip of Vancouver Island, will be the first protected marine area established under the Canada Wildlife Act.

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Canadian Energy in a Global Marketplace

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

The past two years in energy markets have been a wild ride, to say the least. This has been a time of unprecedented uncertainty

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White Helmets

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

When the bombs rain down, Syria Civil Defence rushes in. In a place where public services no longer function, these unarmed volunteers risk their lives to help anyone in need-regardless of their religion or politics.

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Federal and Provincial Funding for Two New Highway Interchanges Will Improve Safety and Traffic Flow

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

Highways 11 and 12 are integral components of Western Canada’s transportation network. They connect natural resource industries and the agricultural community to key economic trade corridors, west coast ports, and north-south trade routes to the United…

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MP Rota to Announce Support for Clean Technology and Sustainable Energy Solutions in Northern Ontario

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

Anthony Rota, Member of Parliament for Nipissing–Timiskaming, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor, and the Honourable Michael Gravelle, Minister of Northern Development and Mines, and Chair, Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation, will be in North Bay on Friday, December 9, 2016, to make an important FedNor and NOHFC announcement to strengthen and grow the regional economy.

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Joe Bob Briggs at Taki’s!

Posted August 2, 2016 by Kathy Shaidle

Joe Bob Briggs writes: You’ve got the authoritarian reason, the idea that Trump voters want “a strong man like Putin.” Yeah, really? Would that be the same Scots-Irish people who followed John Knox, got kicked out of the Lowlands, caused all the ruckus in Ulster County, fought the Whiskey Rebellion in western Pennsylvania, and spread […]

Kathy Shaidle’s NEW book, Confessions of a Failed Slut, is available HERE.
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Experience the Beauty and Traditions of the Mi’kmaq Culture

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

With Government of Canada support announced today by Rodger Cuzner, Member of Parliament for Cape Breton-Canso, the Waycobah First Nation is looking to up the ante on Cape Breton’s tourism draw by developing experiential tourism products and services i…

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Minister MacAulay and Premier MacLauchlan to make announcement in Georgetown

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

Members of the media are invited to attend an infrastructure announcement in Georgetown. The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic De…

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Ministers Philpott and Goodale to make an important announcement, followed by a media technical briefing

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

The Honourable Jane Philpott, Federal Minister of Health and the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, will make an important announcement regarding an Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and t…

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The Honourable Patty Hajdu to Announce Support for Innovation in Thunder Bay Region

Posted August 5, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister for the Status of Women and MP for Thunder Bay-Superior North, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor, will be in Thu…

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CBSA travel tips over the holiday season

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

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) advises travellers that it anticipates higher volume of travellers over the holiday season at its ports of entry.

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Muslim cleared in Charlie Hebdo massacre tries to join the Islamic State

Posted August 8, 2016 by Kathy Shaidle

Shocka! There was a huge campaign aimed at releasing Hamyd, who was then a teenager, with classmates eventually providing an alibi then led to him being released without charge. But now – in what appears to be another huge failure by France’s security agencies – Mourad was intercepted in Turkey’ on July 28th as he […]

Kathy Shaidle’s NEW book, Confessions of a Failed Slut, is available HERE.
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Stability and PFD issues led to September 2015 commercial fishing fatalities off the west coast of Vancouver Island

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

Richmond, British Columbia, 14 December 2016 – Another fatal commercial fishing accident that occurred in September 2015 off the West Coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia (M15P0286), has led the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) to issue five new recommendations.

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International Trade Minister announces initiatives to deepen commercial relationship with ASEAN’s fast-growing economies

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

At the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Economic Ministers meeting, Canada and ASEAN launched an annual trade policy dialogue, a forum to discuss greater trade liberalization, increased commercial cooperation, and measures to reduce barri…

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Media Advisory – Edmonton, Alberta

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

Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure announcement with the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Brian Mason, Minister of Infrastructure and Minister of Transportation, an…

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Help Stop the Destruction of Canadian Trees

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

Trees clean our air, filter ground water, increase property value, enhance our quality of life and contribute to economic prosperity in the forestry sector.

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Government of Canada Announces $3.3 million for Innovative Saskatchewan Business

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

Vendasta Technologies Inc. will be the first company in North America to combine online marketing and sales technology with cloud marketplace technology thanks to a $3.34 million investment from the Government of Canada.

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Last Fanjam

Posted August 11, 2016 by Polar Bear

Our family celebrated another great fanjam at Lynda and Peter home. Twenty five of us getting together for fun and games. The girls planned some competitive games requiring skill and agility. Everyone participated and the older folks did very well cons…

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FedDev Ontario Helps Chatham Manufacturer Improve Productivity and Diversify Exports

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

December 19, 2016 – Chatham, Ontario – Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario)

Manufacturers need access to the right tools and equipment to grow and succeed.

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Speaking notes for the Honourable John McCallum, P.C., M.P., Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Manila, Philippines

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

I’d like to first of all just say something about our Ambassador. I am privileged, Mr. Ambassador, to be the last Minister to visit the Philippines in your three-year term. And I do congratulate the Ambassador, who has served under Trudeau one way back…

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