Southampton, Ontario ¿ Ben Lobb, Member of Parliament for Huron¿Bruce, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will make an important announcement as part of the Government of Canada's World Wars Commemoration period.
The National Battlefields Commission invites the public to participate in a special commemorative activity: The World War Years. This guided tour will be held on September 14 and 21 at 2 p.m. to mark two historical milestones: the outbreak of the First World War (1914¿1918), and the 75th anniversary of the start of the Second World War in (1939¿1945).
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) published It's Your CRTC! Your 5-minute Guide to Understanding and Participating in Our Activities to inform Canadians about how to participate in its activities and proceedings and why that's important.
The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, Polytechnics Canada, the Progressive Contractors Association of Canada, Canada's Building Trades Unions and CLAC will make an announcement about apprenticeship grants.
The Federal Victims Strategy was created in 2007 and made permanent in 2011. The objective of the Strategy, which is led by the Department of Justice Canada, is to give victims a more effective voice in the criminal justice system. The Department of Justice works in close collaboration with other federal institutions, as well as victims, victim advocates, provincial and territorial governments, service providers, and others involved in the criminal justice system. The Department of Justice develops policy and criminal law reform, funds various programs to meet the needs of victims of crime, explores best practices to address victims' needs, and raises awareness about the concerns of victims of crime and their role in the criminal justice system.
Today, Justice Minister Peter MacKay announced $318,745 in funding for the Action Coalition on Human Trafficking Alberta (ACT Alberta) to help the organization continue to provide a variety of services to victims of crime. Minister MacKay was joined by Laurie Hawn, MP for Edmonton Centre.
Today, Minister of Justice Peter MacKay met with victims, justice system advocates and members of the legal community to discuss several recent measures taken by the Federal Government to keep Canada's streets and communities safe.
Today, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, issued the following statement commending the efforts of the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), following the seizure of 37.5 kilograms of cocaine at Toronto Pearson International Airport and the subsequent arrest of four individuals.
Time-Limited Operational Funding (TLOF) is one component of the Victims Fund, a grants and contributions program administered by the Department of Justice Canada under the Federal Victims Strategy. TLOF grants help non-government victim-serving organizations maintain services by covering operating expenses such as staff payroll, office space rental and limited capital expenditures.
The Government of Canada is taking extra steps to increase sustainable aquaculture production in Canada while protecting the environment by proposing these new Aquaculture Activities Regulations.
The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, today congratulated Unifor Local 114 and Cascade Aerospace Inc. on successfully reaching a new collective agreement.
The large number of regulators and requirements faced by the aquaculture industry in Canada is cumbersome for operators and confusing for Canadians who want assurances that environmentally sustainable practices are required by law and are enforced. The Government of Canada is committed to developing aquaculture in a sustainable manner. To do so, it is moving forward with a targeted, pragmatic regulatory agenda to address key barriers to industry growth while safeguarding the environment, and eliminate duplications.
"Canada is deeply disturbed by today's news that Russian vehicles have illegally entered Ukraine for the purported purpose of delivering humanitarian aid.
Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, announced, on behalf of the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, funding for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to support its operations in Ethiopia that are improving access to health care and medical services for an estimated 478,000 people living in Ethiopia's conflict-affected Somali region.
Canada helping to foster economic growth in developing countries as well as providing humanitarian assistance in the West Africa Region
Chris Warkentin, Member of Parliament for Peace River, on behalf of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, will be joined by Thomas Tarpey, Mayor of Peace River, to make an important announcement
Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada in remembrance of those interned in Canada during the First World War
Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement in remembrance of those interned in Canada during the First World War:
Minister Rickford Co-hosts Annual Meetings with Provincial and Territorial Energy and Mining Counterparts
SUDBURY, ONTARIO - The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, is co-chairing the annual Energy and Mines Ministers' Conference (EMMC) from August 24 to 26. This conference brings together federal, provincial and territorial ministers to discuss cooperation and opportunities related to energy and mines.
The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) completed their Air Task Force's (ATF) training mission in Romania today and was honoured with a parade and flag-lowering ceremony at the Romanian Air Force 71st Air Base in Campia Turzii.
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