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08/26/2015 - 13:13
An acclaimed Halifax filmmaker pays tribute to a Maritimes music legend as part of a rich selection of National Film Board of Canada (NFB) documentaries and animation at the 2015 Atlantic Film Festival, taking place September 17–24, 2015.
08/21/2015 - 14:45
The National Energy Board (NEB) hearing panel for the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion project (Project) is postponing oral summary arguments, previously scheduled in Calgary on Monday August 24 and in Burnaby from September 9-30.
08/21/2015 - 04:45
Enjoy the Rising Tide Festival in Fundy National Park

National News

07/31/2015 - 11:00
Fort Malden National Historic Site Infrastructure Investments
07/31/2015 - 10:55
Residents of Sunshine Coast will benefit from new water meters thanks to joint funding from the governments of Canada and British Columbia through the Small Communities Fund.
07/31/2015 - 10:50
Residents of the Town of Gibsons will benefit from upgraded wastewater infrastructure thanks to joint funding from the governments of Canada and British Columbia through the Small Communities Fund.
07/31/2015 - 10:45
The Government of Canada is proud to announce that the first installment of the annual allocation of the federal Gas Tax Fund has been made available to Saskatchewan municipalities. The annual $2-billion federal Gas Tax Fund allocation will provide over $56.2 million in 2015-2016 to help Saskatchewan communities build and rehabilitate their infrastructure.
07/31/2015 - 10:45
The Canadian Grain Commission is making changes to the producer car program to ensure the program provides timely and efficient service to producers and producer car administrators.
07/31/2015 - 10:45
The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, today issued the following statement:

Our Government is committed to protecting our coastline. That is why we asked Mr. John Butler to conduct an independent report into the MV Marathassa fuel spill. Today, Mr. Butler released his independent report.

07/31/2015 - 10:40
Today, the Honourable Kerry-Lynne Findlay, P.C., Q.C., MP for Delta-Richmond East and Minister of National Revenue, on behalf of Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Peter MacKay, announced funding of $220,000 over two years to the Centre for Child Development of the Lower Mainland to support Sophie's Place Child Advocacy Centre.
07/31/2015 - 10:35
Bob Zimmer, Member of Parliament for Prince George - Peace River, on behalf of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced that the Government of Canada is investing $217,074 to enhance safety at the North Peace Regional Airport.
07/31/2015 - 10:30
The Government of Canada is proud to announce that the first installment of the annual allocation of the federal Gas Tax Fund has been made available to Prince Edward Island municipalities. The annual $2-billion federal Gas Tax Fund allocation will provide $15 million in 2015-2016 to help Prince Edward Island communities build and rehabilitate their infrastructure.
07/31/2015 - 10:30
The Government of Canada is proud to announce that the first installment of the annual allocation of the federal Gas Tax Fund has been made available to Nunavut municipalities. The annual $2-billion federal Gas Tax Fund allocation will provide $15 million in 2015-2016 to help Nunavut communities build and rehabilitate their infrastructure.
07/31/2015 - 10:30
Mark Warawa, Member of Parliament for Langley, was joined today by Rich Coleman, MLA Fort Langley-Aldergrove, on behalf of Todd Stone, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure and Jack Froese, Mayor of the Township of Langley, to announce funding of up to $22.333 million for the Highway 1 widening and 216 Street Interchange project under the New Building Canada Plan in British Columbia. The project will benefit drivers by reducing congestion and travel times while also improving safety.
07/31/2015 - 10:25
MP Mike Allen, on behalf of Steven Blaney, Canada's Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today announced the Harper Government will invest an estimated $90 million to improve infrastructure in New Brunswick including the Woodstock Road, Bloomfield, Centreville, Grand Falls, Fosterville, Four Falls, River De Chute, and Gillespie Portage ports of entry. This investment is part of the $440 million in infrastructure funding announced in November 2014 by Prime Minister Harper to replace aging ports of entry across Canada.
07/31/2015 - 10:20
Pat Perkins, Member of Parliament for Whitby-Oshawa, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced today an investment to upgrade Whitby Harbour in Ontario.
07/31/2015 - 10:15
The Government of Canada is proud to announce that the first installment of the annual allocation of the federal Gas Tax Fund has been made available to Quebec municipalities. The annual $2-billion federal Gas Tax Fund allocation will provide over $458.2 million in 2015-2016 to help Quebec communities build and rehabilitate their infrastructure.
07/31/2015 - 10:00
The Government of Canada is proud to announce that the first installment of the annual allocation of the federal Gas Tax Fund has been made available to Newfoundland and Labrador municipalities. The annual $2-billion federal Gas Tax Fund allocation will provide over $29.8 million in 2015-2016 to help Newfoundland and Labrador communities build and rehabilitate their infrastructure.
07/31/2015 - 10:00
In July 2015, the Government of Canada announced $120.5 million in ongoing, stable funding for seven health programs administered by Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada. The funding supports Aboriginal health promotion and disease prevention activities as well as two programs that enhance communities' ability to administer and deliver health services.

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