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11/26/2014 - 08:46
WINNIPEG - Lawrence Toet, Member of Parliament for Elmwood-Transcona, on behalf of the Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, will be joined by Jon Flemming, Vice-President of Public Affairs, Sustainable Development Technology Canada, to celebrate a clean technology project in Winnipeg.
11/26/2014 - 08:33
The federal and provincial governments, along with Cargill, have partnered to sponsor the new thinkAG Career and Education Expo at this year's Canadian Western Agribition (CWA).
11/26/2014 - 08:30
Thank you to Money Mentors for inviting me to speak today. This is a great opportunity for me to reach out to a group of Canadians with a passion for learning about finance, learning about money and how to make their financial futures more secure and prosperous.
11/26/2014 - 08:00
Please be advised that the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, will attend the NACCA's annual general managers meeting where he will be making an announcement concerning the Government of Canada's support for Aboriginal businesses and economic development.

National News

11/19/2014 - 12:00
Welcome to Rideau Hall, home of the people of Canada. It is my pleasure, alongside Sharon, to open our current home to all Canadians to offer this inside look into what makes this place tick.
11/19/2014 - 11:53
The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, will host a moderated panel at York Street Public School entitled Removing Barriers and Promoting Protection in and Around School at an event organized by the International Child Protection Network of Canada to commemorate Universal Children's Day and the 25th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
11/19/2014 - 11:45
The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced new regulations to enhance railway safety oversight in Canada
11/19/2014 - 11:30
The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, attended the opening ceremony of the True North Treasure Initiative today, at the 35th Québec Mines Conference.
11/19/2014 - 11:20
Transport Canada has a robust railway safety program in place and continuously looks for ways to make the railway system safer. Based on recommendations from the 2007 Railway Safety Act review, the Act was amended to include new regulation-making powers that would enable the department to further enhance its oversight of railway safety. The new Railway Operating Certificate Regulations will enhance oversight of railway safety.
11/19/2014 - 11:10
I would like to thank the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada for hosting this summit. And, of course, let me thank Jim Quick for his leadership in the aerospace industry and for inviting me to address you today.
11/19/2014 - 10:11
The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, and Brad Woodside, Mayor of the City of Fredericton and President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), today released a joint statement following a meeting with FCM Board of Directors during their annual Advocacy Days in Ottawa
11/19/2014 - 09:45
The Canadian aerospace industry is a global success story that is setting new standards for innovation, productivity and competitiveness, Industry Minister James Moore told a lunchtime audience today at the 2014 Canadian Aerospace Summit.
11/19/2014 - 09:45
General Walt Natynczyk is a native of Winnipeg, Manitoba. He joined the Canadian Forces in 1975 after spending five years as an Air Cadet. He has served in numerous regimental command positions at all levels from tank troop leader up to commanding officer of The Royal Canadian Dragoons.
11/19/2014 - 09:21
Media are invited to attend a technical briefing on Canadian support to the multinational mission against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) on Thursday, November 20, in Conference Room D, National Defence Headquarters.
11/19/2014 - 09:00
The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), celebrated outstanding research and innovation achievements at the fourth annual Mitacs Awards Reception last night. The ceremony honoured top graduate and postgraduate students as well as industry partners participating in Mitacs programs.
11/19/2014 - 08:45
Export Development Canada (EDC) today announced it participated in two recent financings for Oakville-based Concordia Healthcare Corp. ("Concordia" or "the Company") (TSX: CXR) (OTCQX: CHEHF). Concordia deployed the EDC financing to help acquire pharmaceutical products for distribution in the United States.
11/19/2014 - 08:38
Address by Lois Brown, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Development and La Francophonie at the Second International Conference on Nutrition.
11/19/2014 - 08:15
November 19, 2014 - St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador The Government of Canada and its partners from the fishing industry today announced the development of a rebuilding plan for the southern Newfoundland Atlantic cod stock in NAFO Sub-Division 3Ps.
11/19/2014 - 07:32
26th annual Special Olympics Canada Awards
11/19/2014 - 07:00
TSB to study air taxi operations.

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