Canada's Top Taekwondo Athletes Will Compete at the 2016 Canada Open and Canada Para Open in Montréal from February 11 to 14, 2016
The Government of Canada supports Taekwondo Canada in the hosting of the Canada Open and Canada Para Open 2016, the first step for Canada's top taekwondo athletes on the road to the Rio 2016 Olympic Summer Games
On February 12, 2016, at about 3:15 p.m., inmate Jeffrey MacLean escaped from Dorchester Penitentiary - Minimum Security Unit.
Canada welcomes outcome of ISSG meeting in Munich, calls for genuine commitment to UN-led peace talks on Syria
The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement welcoming the outcome of the International Syria Support Group meeting in Munich.
His Excellency Fumio Kishida, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, and the Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada, met today to reinforce Japan and Canada's strong bilateral relationship, built on shared values and a common vision for a more prosperous and peaceful world.
Marc Miller to attend the 2016 Canada Open Taekwondo Championships
The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, issued the following statement
Canada's Minister of Science, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, was in Washington, D.C., this week, where she met with important science officials of the United States and moderated a panel discussion on Arctic research and international collaboration.
The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will present Veterans at Calgary's Carewest Colonel Belcher facility with hand-crafted valentines bearing messages of thanks and admiration
On Monday, February 15, 2016, the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, P.C. M.P., Minister of National Revenue, along with Member of Parliament Greg Fergus (Hull-Aylmer), will highlight new tax measures which will give families more money to help with the high cost of raising their kids.
Speaking Notes for the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport Open House day for the Downtown Lac-Mégantic Reconstruction Office
First of all, I would like to extend warm greetings on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development.
Backgrounder: 57 Projects in British Columbia Communities to receive $73.3 million in federal Gas Tax Funds
Each year the Government of Canada transfers over $253 million to the Province of British Columbia through the federal Gas Tax Fund (GTF). The funding is predictable, permanent and indexed to provide communities with a reliable ongoing funding source for their local infrastructure projects. The GTF provides communities with maximum flexibility. They can spend, bank, pool or use the funds to pay down infrastructure loans. Communities are free to direct the GTF to the eligible infrastructure projects they choose.
The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities was in Surrey today to announce over $73.3 million in funding from the federal Gas Tax Fund for 57 capital and capacity building projects in communities across British Columbia. The projects were selected through the application-based Strategic Priorities Fund. Minister Sohi was accompanied by the Honourable Peter Fassbender, Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development; Al Richmond, President of the Union of British Columbia Municipalities; and Linda Hepner, Mayor of Surrey.
WINNIPEG - Members of 103 Search and Rescue Squadron from 9 Wing Gander, Newfoundland, are returning home after training with the Icelandic Coast Guard and local Search and Rescue teams from February 9-12, 2016.
On behalf of the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, Transport Canada has ordered Nissan Canada to immediately inform certain vehicles owners of a safety issue.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay announced today that the Government of Canada is investing up to $709,138 in a project with the University of Prince Edward Island's Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) to create diagnostic tests that will make it easier to safeguard the health of Canada's bovine and swine herds.
The Chairperson of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT), Mr. Stephen Leach, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Joy Nott, President of the Canadian Importers and Exporters Association, as Vice-Chairperson of its Advisory Committee. Ms. Nott will be replacing former Vice-Chairperson Cam Vidler and will join Lawrence L. Herman, Chairperson of the Advisory Committee, as well as fellow Vice-Chairperson Dalton Albrecht. Her biography can be found below.
- Feb. 2016, Dominic Leblanc announces that Liberal MPs will not have a free vote on euthanasia bill. https://t.co/GsRyrlaJus #becauseits2016 — 1 day 13 hours ago
- On June 17, 2015, Justin Trudeau and Dominic Leblanc voted in favour of M-590 re: free votes on conscience issues: https://t.co/vNXm1Sruil — 1 day 13 hours ago
- @chwk_collin we didn't propose changing our electoral system in gov't. Libs shouldn't change system without a binding national referendum. — 1 day 14 hours ago