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National News

08/03/2015 - 13:00
Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) wishes to advise pedestrians and cyclists that the pedestrian boardwalk on the Alexandra Bridge will be reduced periodically from Monday, August 3, to Wednesday, August 5, 2015, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.
08/03/2015 - 08:00
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today announced that the legal requirements regarding the Voter Contact Registry are now in effect. As such, the CRTC is accepting registrations for the federal election, which is taking place from August 2, 2015 to October 19, 2015.
08/01/2015 - 16:06
The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, announced the renewal of the partnership between Government of Canada and Rotary Foundation Canada by providing a total of up to $18 million to help save the lives of vulnerable children and reduce poverty in the world's poorest countries.
08/01/2015 - 15:30
David Wilks, Member of Parliament for Kootenay – Columbia was joined today by Greg Kyllo, British Columbia Member of the Legislative Assembly for Shuswap, to jointly announce funding for the upgrade and expansion of Highway 1 near Revelstoke that will increase safety for all drivers and improve the efficiency of this important regional and trans-provincial route.

National News

07/31/2015 - 09:05
Canada is a vast country with unique weather patterns that create challenges for communities from coast-to-coast-to-coast. Today the Honorable Kerry-Lynne Findlay, Minister of National Revenue, and Member of Parliament for Delta-Richmond East announced that six Canadian companies will partner with German companies to undertake research to better understand environmental conditions so that Canadians can be better prepared for major events such as droughts and forest fires.
07/31/2015 - 09:00
Canada's automotive supply chain is essential to the success of automotive manufacturers in Ontario, and a strong supply chain encourages more international investment by large automotive firms.
07/31/2015 - 08:51
The Harper Government is helping equip young Canadians in New Brunswick with the information, skills and work experience needed to get jobs. The announcement was made today by the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development and Member of Parliament for Madawaska–Restigouche, on behalf of the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, and the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women.
07/31/2015 - 08:30
Residents of Port Bruce in the Township of Malahide will benefit from Catfish Creek flood disaster mitigation infrastructure thanks to joint funding from the Governments of Canada and Ontario through the Small Communities Fund.
07/31/2015 - 08:30
Tilly O'Neill Gordon, Member of Parliament for Miramichi, on behalf of the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development, today announced a Surplus Federal Real Property for Homelessness Initiative (SFRPHI) acquisition by Habitat for Humanity Moncton Area, a non-for-profit organisation in Moncton, New Brunswick.
07/31/2015 - 08:30
Residents of Revelstoke will benefit from improved drinking water infrastructure thanks to joint funding from the governments of Canada and British Columbia through the Small Communities Fund.
07/31/2015 - 08:30
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 Ontario municipalities. The annual $2-billion federal Gas Tax Fund allocation will provide over $744.9 million in 2015 2016 to help Ontario communities build and rehabilitate their infrastructure.
07/31/2015 - 08:20
Today, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, announced funding for the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Research Institute for a project that will help improve the health of expectant mothers and their unborn children.
07/31/2015 - 08:15
The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, and the Honourable Michel Samson, Minister of Energy, Government of Nova Scotia, today announced that Mr. Roderick Keith MacLeod has been appointed as the new Chairperson for the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB).
07/31/2015 - 08:15
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 Alberta municipalities. The annual $2-billion federal Gas Tax Fund allocation will provide over $208.6 million in 2015-2016 to help Alberta communities build and rehabilitate their infrastructure.
07/31/2015 - 08:00
Canadians could soon see new technologies to monitor and manage the transformation of our northern lands and health of our people thanks to a legacy investment by the Government of Canada into a new, world-leading northern research program at the Université Laval. This investment will benefit Northern Canadians while creating high-value jobs and help to protect natural resources in Canada.
07/31/2015 - 08:00
The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced an investment of up to $110,500 to the Halifax International Airport Authority to support the Altitudes East Air Access Forums in 2015 and 2017
07/31/2015 - 07:58
The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council, on behalf of the Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, today announced an investment of up to $4.4 million for science and infrastructure upgrades to Natural Resources Canada's Polar Continental Shelf Program facility in Resolute, Nunavut.
07/31/2015 - 07:55
As part of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) annual monitoring of various food products, a report released today found that all children's food tested for pesticide residues, veterinary drugs, and metals contaminants complied with federal standards.
07/31/2015 - 07:54
Investment through the Canada Job Grant will help train almost 200 workers in Prince Edward Island for in demand jobs, the governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island announced today. To date, 29 employers have been approved for funding to train new or current employees in areas that include welding, manufacturing and occupational health and safety
07/31/2015 - 07:53
Mr. Roderick Keith MacLeod has enjoyed a distinguished career of more than 30 years as a professional engineer and executive manager in the onshore and offshore oil and gas industry.

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