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Bringing Italy to Montréal’s Doorstep

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

The Government of Canada supports Montréal’s Italian Week

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Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change concludes Canada’s participation at COP22 with strong support for a cleaner and greener world

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

Canada is committed to working globally to advance the implementation of the Paris Agreement and to continue the momentum of the past year on climate action.

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Backgrounder – Lake of the Woods and Rainy River watershed

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

In 2010, following expressions of concern about water quality by the residents of the Lake of the Woods Basin, the governments of Canada and the United States requested that the International Joint Commission (IJC) examine and make recommendations r…

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CBSA in southern Alberta makes multiple arrests while securing the border in July

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

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is pleased to share a sample of July highlights from its border crossings in southern Alberta, including the following gun seizures at Coutts:

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Canada Gains New Access to the Turkish Market for Canadian Cattle

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

The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, announced today that the Government of Canada has opened new market access for Canadian breeding cattle to T…

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I Have Been A Member Of The Federal NDP Since 1981 … Until Today

Posted May 4, 2018 by leftdog

Since February 1, 2018 Mr. Singh has conducted the worst possible investigatory process imaginable concluding in a character assassination of my elected NDP Member of Parliament, Erin Weir. As of today, with 37 years of Party membership under my belt, …

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Canadian Space Agency Astronaut David Saint-Jacques to Unveil Educational Tool Bringing Space to Northern Classrooms

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

On October 17, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut David Saint-Jacques will be at Inuksuk High School in Iqaluit, Nunavut, to present an educational tool designed to help students better understand the role space and satellites play in their daily li…

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Government of Canada invests in post-secondary infrastructure in Alberta

Posted October 12, 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. Today’s $20.7-million inves…

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Government of Canada announces proposal to permit the irradiation of ground beef to enhance food safety

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

Today Health Canada announced the launch of a consultation on a proposal that would allow irradiation of fresh and frozen ground beef to enhance food safety. After a thorough safety review, Health Canada has determined that ground beef treated with irr…

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How selecting for genes to keep the hive clean could help honeybee survival

Posted March 1, 2019 by Anonymous

Encouraging bee hygiene could be the secret to fighting colony collapse

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Tales From The Parasitic Crypt

Posted January 27, 2017 by podcasting@cbc.ca

A parasitic wasp parasitizes another wasp in a rare display of hypermutualism.

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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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CNSC invites comments on draft REGDOC-2.1.2, Safety Culture

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

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) is asking the public to provide comments on draft REGDOC-2.1.2, Safety Culture

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Mobile App Suggests Solutions to Poor Indoor Air Quality

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

Mobile App Suggests Solutions to Poor Indoor Air Quality

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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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Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance in Kingston to Consult With Canadians on Budget 2017

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

With its Fall Economic Statement, the Government of Canada has taken the next steps in its plan to make smart and necessary investments to strengthen the middle class and position Canada for success in the global economy of tomorrow.

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2017 Northern New Brunswick Infrastructure Announcement

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

2017 Northern New Brunswick Infrastructure Announcement

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Speaking notes for John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship at an Announcement about Changes to Spousal Sponsorship

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

My goodness, thank you for those very kind words. It’s a pleasure for me to be back in Brampton. It’s true I’ve been here during the election campaign, also during our immigration consultations, but perhaps more importantly, our Prime Minister, Justin …

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Address by Minister Dion to the Canadian Council on International Law: Progress toward an international rules-based order, not a retreat

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

Having the privilege to speak before the Canadian Council on International Law, let me describe what the Government of Canada has achieved to promote an international rules-based order.

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When a butterfly’s disguise fails, its backup plan is poison

Posted March 15, 2019 by Anonymous

A tasty butterfly has an unpalatable backup plan

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The Cultch Receives Funding for Specialized Equipment

Posted January 27, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada provides support for cultural infrastructure through the Canada Cultural Spaces Fund

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Government of Canada delivers more than $7.8 million to Prince Edward Island for community infrastructure projects

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

Investing in infrastructure is vital to creating middle class jobs today and sustained economic growth for years to come. Modern, efficient community infrastructure contributes to a high quality of life by helping connect people to jobs, improve water …

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Minister of Justice announces Judicial Advisory Committee appointments

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

To continue to improve upon Canada’s tradition of judicial excellence, the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, introduced an open and transparent process to appoint justices of the highest calibre who ar…

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Safe drone use in Canada

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

Canada is a world leader in unmanned air vehicles (UAV), commonly called drones. Transport Canada has had regulations in place for the safe use of drones since 1996. While the number of drones in Canada continue to increase so do the number of incident…

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Canada and Ontario invest in infrastructure at University of Windsor

Posted January 12, 2017 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. Today, the Government of Ca…

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Statement by Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale on the ruling of the Federal Court of Canada, published November 3, 2016, with respect to the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) and the handling of “associated data”

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

Statement by Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale on the ruling of the Federal Court of Canada, published November 3, 2016, with respect to the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) and the handling of “associated data”

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Statement by the Honourable Jane Philpott on the HIV and Hepatitis C Community Action Fund

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

The fight to eliminate HIV, Hepatitis C and other sexually transmitted or blood borne infections is a priority for our government. Achieving our goals requires a comprehensive approach that includes a strong focus on vulnerable populations, with invest…

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Will coral reef islands rise or fall? It’s a greenhouse-gas paradox

Posted November 16, 2018 by Anonymous

Coral reef islands may rise up against climate change

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Congressional Dems to EPA’s Wheeler: Stop Spreading Oil Industry Lies About Clean Car Rules

Posted June 6, 2019 by Ben Jervey

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EPA head Andrew Wheeler

Two Democratic Congressional leaders are calling out U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Wheeler for knowingly deceiving the public and Congress on the proposed Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles rule.

Senator Tom Carper, ranking member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, and Representative Frank Pallone, Jr., Chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, sent a letter to Wheeler expressing concern that the EPA head “[has] made numerous public statements, including statements to Congress, that directly conflict with the information and analyses prepared by EPA’s career experts.”

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Let’s Talk Parks, Canada!

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

Let’s Talk Parks, Canada!

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Canada and Ontario invest in infrastructure at Wilfrid Laurier University

Posted January 12, 2017 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. Today, the Government of Ca…

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New Integrated Personnel Support Centre in Trenton officially opens

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

The Government of Canada is committed to supporting the mental and physical health and wellbeing of Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel. Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan, accompanied by Neil Ellis, Member of Parliament for Bay of Quinte, today presi…

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The Great Barrier Reef sounds sick, so baby fish aren’t attracted to it

Posted May 4, 2018 by Anonymous

Climate change is silencing coral reefs, which is killing them even further

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Media Advisory – North Vancouver, British Columbia

Posted January 26, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event regarding the Highway 1 Lower Lynn Corridor project with Jonathan Wilkinson, Member of Parliament for North Vancouver, Terry Beech, Member of Parliament for Burnaby North – Seymour, and Pamela Goldsmith-Jones, Member of Parliament for West Vancouver– Sunshine Coast–Sea to Sky Country, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Todd Stone, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure for British Columbia; Jane Thornthwaite, Member of the Legislative Assembly for North Vancouver-Seymour; and Richard Walton, Mayor of the District of North Vancouver.

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A Game-changing Blood Test For Concussion Diagnosis – 2016/11/12 – Pt. 6

Posted November 10, 2016 by podcasting@cbc.ca

Matabolite patterns in blood can be an indication of concussion.

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Parliamentary Secretary to announce support for local communities

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

David Lametti, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade, will make an important announcement about supporting local communities and growing the middle class. Parliamentary Secretary Lametti will be joined by Ian McKay, chief execu…

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The Government of Canada Supports Business Growth, Infrastructure and Tourism in the Manitoulin Region

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

The Government of Canada today announced an investment of $1,222,490 in support of four projects in the Gore Bay and surrounding area. Provided through FedNor’s Community Futures and Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Programs, this funding will suppo…

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HMCS Ville de Québec departs for Great Lakes Deployment

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

Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Ville de Québec departed Halifax, N.S., today for a two- week tour of Canadian port cities along the St. Lawrence Seaway and the Great Lakes.

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Canadian Armed Forces Officer pleaded guilty to disgraceful conduct and was sentenced at court martial

Posted January 12, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

Yesterday, Second Lieutenant Antoine Brunelle was sentenced to a fine of $3000 and a severe reprimand. Second Lieutenant Brunelle pleaded guilty to one charge of disgraceful conduct at a standing court martial in Gagetown, New Brunswick.

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The octopus might have traded its shell for intelligence

Posted December 7, 2018 by Anonymous

How the octopus got their intelligence

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