His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will receive the credentials of five new heads of mission on Thursday, October 2, 2014, at 10 a.m. at the Residence of the Governor General at the Citadelle of Québec.
Minister Moore Celebrates Canada's Strong Manufacturing Sector at Start of National Manufacturing Month
To mark the start of National Manufacturing Month, Industry Minister James Moore today celebrated the strength of Canada's manufacturing industry and announced the start of a cross-Canada tour to meet with industry leaders and workers throughout the fall to hear their views on the industry's future.
The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, on behalf of the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development), will announce Government of Canada support to the Oshawa Central Council of Neighbourhood Associations to improve accessibility for people with disabilities.
The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, was in Montreal today at the Transportation Association of Canada's (TAC) annual conference where she marked its 100th anniversary and spoke to delegates about the important role transportation plays in supporting trade and economic growth
Ottawa, September 24, 2014 - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister for Multiculturalism, issued the following statement to recognize Rosh Hashanah.
It's a pleasure to speak to you all today as you discuss the future of advanced manufacturing in Ontario and Canada. I am proud to say that Canada has one of the best job creation records in the G7, we are among the leaders in economic growth, and we have one of the most welcoming destinations for investment in the world.
FedDev Ontario Minister of State Gary Goodyear delivered the keynote address at today's Advanced Manufacturing Expo (AMExpo) in Mississauga.
Canada is committed to clean air for Canadians for today, and for future generations.
Good afternoon. Thank you all for being here today.
It is an honour to be here today to represent Canada at this important Climate Summit.
Minister of Finance Joe Oliver today announced the Government of Canada's support for the Kokish River Hydroelectric Project, through a P3 Canada Fund preferential loan of up to $12.94 million.
The Government of Canada and the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) have launched the second tour of Break It Off, a joint tobacco cessation, awareness and outreach campaign aimed at young Canadians. This tour is part of the Government of Canada's multi-year $4.8 million investment to help young adults quit smoking and stay smoke-free.
Today, Corneliu Chisu, Member of Parliament for Pickering¿Scarborough East, on behalf of the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, announced funding for World Vision Canada and the Canadian Red Cross to support projects that are improving the health and well-being of vulnerable people in Afghanistan, as well as strengthening community resilience to natural disasters in Southeast Asia. The two announcements were made prior to a round table meeting with officials from non-governmental organizations to discuss Canada's leadership role to date, as well as what concrete actions Canada should take in going forward to improve maternal, newborn and child health.
Address by Corneliu Chisu, Member of Parliament for Pickering - Scarborough East, to announce funding for the Canadian Red Cross's disaster reduction efforts in Southeast Asia
Address by Corneliu Chisu, Member of Parliament for Pickering-Scarborough East, to announce funding for the Canadian Red Cross's disaster reduction efforts in Southeast Asia
Address by Corneliu Chisu, Member of Parliament for Pickering - Scarborough East, to announce humanitarian assistance for crisis-affected people in Afghanistan
Address by Corneliu Chisu, Member of Parliament for Pickering-Scarborough East, to announce humanitarian assistance for crisis-affected people in Afghanistan
Canada's support for Canadian Red Cross project: Strengthening Community Resilience to Natural Disasters in Southeast Asia
Today's announcement of $6.1 million over four years (20132014 to 20162017) is supporting the Strengthening Community Resilience to Natural Disasters in Southeast Asia project, managed by the Canadian Red Cross. This project is helping improve local and regional capacities to reduce the impact of natural disasters, mitigate the risks and build up the resilience of communities in Southeast Asia by establishing more effective disaster risk reduction plans, policies and programs. With Canada's support, this project is also helping improve representation of community issues, including gender equality, vulnerable groups, and the environment. The project will have a strong, positive impact on the health and well-being of women and children, who are among the most vulnerable during natural disasters.
Today's announcement of $1.1 million to support World Vision Canada is contributing to the provision of emergency water, sanitation and hygiene for approximately 25,000 people in Afghanistan. With Canada's support, World Vision Canada is also training 45 community groups, 42 school teachers and more than 2,700 students on hygiene promotion and awareness of health, water and sanitation practices. Canada is also contributing to the construction and rehabilitation of safe water infrastructure and latrines, to benefit more than 4,500 households.
At the Saving Every Woman, Every Child: Within Arm's Reach summit in May 2014 in Toronto, Prime Minister Stephen Harper committed to consulting Canadians, as well as key civil society, academic and private sector organizations, over the summer. These consultations were held all across the country and the discussions built on the immense success of the summit and ensured that Canadians' wealth of expertise continues to shape Canada's top development priority.
MONTREAL - Royal Galipeau, Member of Parliament for OttawaOrleans, will join officials from the City of Montreal and the Tree Canada Foundation in a tree-planting event as part of National Tree Day and National Forest Week.
Canadian Space Agency to participate in the 65th International Astronautical Congress held in Toronto
The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) will participate in the 65th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) taking place in Toronto from September 29 to October 3, 2014.
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