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07/30/2015 - 19:46
Dr. Colin Carrie, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of the Environment, on behalf of the Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, today announced an investment of $3.7 million for the Inuvik Satellite Station Facility (ISSF). The funding will be used to improve and build roads granting access to the facility. Dr. Carrie also celebrated the inauguration of a new satellite antenna and operations building at the facility.
07/30/2015 - 19:33
The Inuvik Satellite Station Facility (ISSF) has grown to accommodate three antennas, one owned by the German Aerospace Centre (DLR), one by a partnership between SSC (formerly the Swedish Space Corporation) and France's Centre national d'études spatiales (CNES), and one by Natural Resources Canada (NRCan). SSC is installing their second antenna on the site in 2015. The ISSF is poised for significant further development.
07/30/2015 - 19:00
Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure announcement with the Honourable Kerry-Lynne Findlay, Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for Delta–Richmond East; Scott Hamilton, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Delta North; Greg Moore, Chair of Metro Vancouver Board of Directors and Mayor of the City of Port Coquitlam, and Chief Bryce Williams of Tsawwassen First Nation
07/30/2015 - 18:50
Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure announcement with Bob Zimmer, Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace River, on behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs, and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec; the Honourable Todd Stone, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure for British Columbia; Pat Pimm, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Peace River North.

National News

07/30/2015 - 19:46
Dr. Colin Carrie, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of the Environment, on behalf of the Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, today announced an investment of $3.7 million for the Inuvik Satellite Station Facility (ISSF). The funding will be used to improve and build roads granting access to the facility. Dr. Carrie also celebrated the inauguration of a new satellite antenna and operations building at the facility.
07/30/2015 - 19:33
The Inuvik Satellite Station Facility (ISSF) has grown to accommodate three antennas, one owned by the German Aerospace Centre (DLR), one by a partnership between SSC (formerly the Swedish Space Corporation) and France's Centre national d'études spatiales (CNES), and one by Natural Resources Canada (NRCan). SSC is installing their second antenna on the site in 2015. The ISSF is poised for significant further development.
07/30/2015 - 19:00
Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure announcement with the Honourable Kerry-Lynne Findlay, Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for Delta–Richmond East; Scott Hamilton, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Delta North; Greg Moore, Chair of Metro Vancouver Board of Directors and Mayor of the City of Port Coquitlam, and Chief Bryce Williams of Tsawwassen First Nation
07/30/2015 - 18:50
Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure announcement with Bob Zimmer, Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace River, on behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs, and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec; the Honourable Todd Stone, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure for British Columbia; Pat Pimm, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Peace River North.
07/30/2015 - 18:50
Today, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health and Member of Parliament for Edmonton-Spruce Grove, announced support of $82,660 for Namao School in Sturgeon County under the Government of Canada's Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program.
07/30/2015 - 18:30
Residents of Nakusp will benefit from new water infrastructure thanks to joint funding from the governments of Canada and British Columbia through the Small Communities Fund.
07/30/2015 - 18:30
Today, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health and Member of Parliament for Edmonton–Spruce Grove, announced support of $385,800 for three projects under the Government of Canada's Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program.
07/30/2015 - 18:30
Today, Cathy McLeod, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health and for Western Economic Diversification, and Member of Parliament for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced support of $150,000 for the Kamloops Curling Club, under the Government of Canada's Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program.
07/30/2015 - 18:00
Today, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification and Member of Parliament for Calgary Centre-North, announced support of $190,000 for upgrades to the Olympic Oval at the University of Calgary under the Government of Canada's Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program.
07/30/2015 - 17:30
The mining industry in Saskatchewan will benefit from funding announced today by the Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State (Foreign Affairs Consular) and Member of Parliament for Blackstrap, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification.
07/30/2015 - 17:30
Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander is adding new departure cities to the China Transit Program. This program allows eligible Chinese travellers to transit visa-free through Toronto Pearson International Airport and Vancouver International Airport when they are en route to and from the United States.
07/30/2015 - 17:00
Today, the Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State (Foreign Affairs and Consular) and Member of Parliament for Blackstrap, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced an investment to support the expanded development of flight service to Saskatoon and Regina from U.S. airports.
07/30/2015 - 16:58
The China Transit Program allows eligible citizens from China, who normally need a visa to enter Canada, to transit through the country visa-free when travelling to or from the United States (U.S), if they meet certain conditions.
07/30/2015 - 16:48
OTTAWA – Sergeant Tatyana Danylyshyn, from The Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's), in Victoria, B.C., earned the top shot honour at the annual Bisley shooting competition held in Bisley, United Kingdom, from June 21 to July 1, 2015.
07/30/2015 - 16:20
The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), today announced the first in a series of New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) pan-Canadian project clusters, that aim to address social isolation among seniors in targeted populations across Canada. This group of six interconnected projects is being funded through the 2015–2016 NHSP Call for Proposals for Pan-Canadian Projects, which opened May 29, 2015 and closed July 10, 2015.
07/30/2015 - 16:15
Today, the Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for Delta-Richmond East, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced support of $500,000 for the Corporation of Delta to rehabilitate the historic Delta Municipal Hall, under the Government of Canada's Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program.

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