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07/31/2014 - 11:48
s part of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) annual testing of various food products, a study released today found that more than 98 per cent of a wide variety of food samples tested met Health Canada's standards for chemical residues and metals.
07/31/2014 - 11:24
Today Canada Post recognizes Canada's contribution to the evolution of country music with a series of five new stamps featuring some of the country's most renowned artists. The new stamps feature Tommy Hunter, k.d. lang, Renée Martel, Hank Snow and Shania Twain – 5 of the most unique voices in Canada's country music history.
07/31/2014 - 11:00
Minister Shelly Glover announces support for community organizations throughout British Columbia
07/31/2014 - 11:00
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today announced that it is prohibiting exclusivity provisions in roaming agreements between Canadian wireless service providers to further enhance sustainable competition in the wireless market.

Conservative Government working to curb prescription drug abuse

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Chilliwack- Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP Mark Strahl announced that the federal government was seeking ideas on how to improve the prescribing practices of drugs that have a high risk of abuse or addiction.

"Prescription drugs are now the most commonly abused substance by youth after alcohol and marijuana. To curb this growing problem, we need to raise awareness of the risks and dangers associated with their abuse," said Strahl.

Have your say on proposed changes to food nutrition labels

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Chilliwack- Mark Strahl, MP for Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon is encouraging area residents to have their say on the Government of Canada's proposed changes to Nutrition Facts Table located on prepackaged foods.

"By making the nutrition labels easier to understand we're helping moms and dads make good choices about the foods they buy and prepare for their families," said Strahl.

Local municipalities to receive first installment of Gas Tax Funds

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Chilliwack- On behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities, and Intergovernmental Affairs, Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP Mark Strahl announced that the first installment of the federal Gas Tax Fund (GTF) for 2014 is being made available to support local infrastructure priorities.

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