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03/28/2015 - 12:40
March 28, 2015 - Cherry Hill, Nova Scotia The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, joined by Gerald Keddy, MP for South Shore ¿ St. Margaret's, announced today that the Government of Canada will invest almost $3.5 million over the next two years in harbour improvement projects at four harbours in Nova Scotia. Projects being funded today will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for harbour users and local fishermen.
03/28/2015 - 09:26
The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement: "Canada condemns the attacks targeting the Makka al-Mukarama hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia.
03/28/2015 - 09:25
Transport Minister Lisa Raitt and Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today announced that the Government of Canada will not renew its requirement for Canadian National Railway (CN) Company and Canadian Pacific Railway Company (CP) to transport minimum volumes of grain by rail after the current Order in Council expires on March 28, 2015
03/28/2015 - 09:23
The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement: "Canada looks to the Human Rights Council (HRC) of the UN to be a strong and impartial proponent for improved human rights globally.

National News

03/28/2015 - 12:40
March 28, 2015 - Cherry Hill, Nova Scotia The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, joined by Gerald Keddy, MP for South Shore ¿ St. Margaret's, announced today that the Government of Canada will invest almost $3.5 million over the next two years in harbour improvement projects at four harbours in Nova Scotia. Projects being funded today will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for harbour users and local fishermen.
03/28/2015 - 09:26
The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement: "Canada condemns the attacks targeting the Makka al-Mukarama hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia.
03/28/2015 - 09:25
Transport Minister Lisa Raitt and Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today announced that the Government of Canada will not renew its requirement for Canadian National Railway (CN) Company and Canadian Pacific Railway Company (CP) to transport minimum volumes of grain by rail after the current Order in Council expires on March 28, 2015
03/28/2015 - 09:23
The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement: "Canada looks to the Human Rights Council (HRC) of the UN to be a strong and impartial proponent for improved human rights globally.
03/28/2015 - 08:00
Curling Canada receives support from Government of Canada to host international event
03/27/2015 - 19:21
It is with sadness that I learned today of the death of His Holiness Mar Dinkha IV, Catholicos-Patriarch of the Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East. As head of the Apostolic See of Seleucia-Ctesiphon from 1976 until his death on March 26, His Holiness led the Assyrian Church of the East through a period of hardship and change. Through his advocacy for the Assyrian community, and in his efforts to promote ecumenism and unity with other churches, His Holiness will be remembered both as a great pastor to his people and as a strong advocate for religious freedom.
03/27/2015 - 18:15
The Honourable Erin O'Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today announced that Christopher J. McNeil will join the Veterans Review and Appeal Board
03/27/2015 - 15:15
The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today met with Philip Hammond, the United Kingdom's Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, to discuss issues of national security and the current threat posed by extremist jihadism.
03/27/2015 - 15:13
Canada is concerned by the deteriorating situation in Yemen resulting from the ongoing military actions taken by Houthi rebels against the elected government of President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi and Prime Minister Khaled Bahah. These actions are fueling the widespread instability and chaos that is exacerbating Yemen's growing humanitarian crisis and threatening regional stability.
03/27/2015 - 15:10
The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, today announced the appointment of Ms. Tracy M. Rispin to the Nutrition North Canada Advisory Board.
03/27/2015 - 14:17
The Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State (Foreign Affairs and Consular), today delivered the Canadian statement at the United Nations Security Council open debate on the victims of attacks and abuses on ethnic or religious grounds in the Middle East. She was joined by Andrew Bennett, Canada's Ambassador for Religious Freedom.
03/27/2015 - 14:05
The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), announced today that a call for proposals for pan-Canadian projects funded through the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) will be launched in mid-May 2015 and be open for six weeks. Successful projects will focus exclusively on addressing social isolation among seniors and will be funded between $150,000 and $750,000, over a period of up to three years.
03/27/2015 - 14:00
Wai Young, Member of Parliament for Vancouver South, on behalf of the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development, joined the Honourable Suzanne Anton, British Columbia Minister of Justice and Member of the Legislative Assembly for Vancouver–Fraserview, and Kerry Jang, City of Vancouver Councillor, to celebrate the official re-opening of Powell Place Women's Shelter.
03/27/2015 - 13:51
Minister Findlay underscores Harper Government's commitment to protect Canadians by combatting the underground economy and highlights federal tax cuts and benefits available to homeowners.
03/27/2015 - 13:30
March 27, 2015 DARTMOUTH (NOVA SCOTIA) -- The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, will announce infrastructure improvements to the Bedford Institute of Oceanography. Following the announcement, Minister Shea will be available to tour the facility with the media and highlight recent science research.
03/27/2015 - 13:30
The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, Regional Minister for Northern Alberta and Member of Parliament for Edmonton &mdash Spruce Grove, and David Yurdiga, Member of Parliament for Fort McMurray &mdash Athabasca, were joined today by Scott Clements, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Fort McMurray Airport Authority and Jane Stroud, Deputy Mayor of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, to announce that the Government of Canada has identified the Fort McMurray International Airport Expansion project for funding consideration of up to $25 million under the National Infrastructure Component of the New Building Canada Fund.

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