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National News

05/21/2015 - 15:00
On behalf of the Honourable Erin O'Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, Parliamentary Secretary Pierre Lemieux will deliver remarks at "A Night for Heroes" Gala hosted by Honour House
05/21/2015 - 14:30
Minister Findlay meets with leaders of the Chinese business community in the Greater Vancouver Area
05/21/2015 - 14:10
Today, the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, and Minister for the Arctic Council, announced funding to support new projects under the National Wetland Conservation Fund (NWCF).
05/21/2015 - 13:55
The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors) along with the Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence and Member of Parliament for Vaughan, will make an announcement regarding Government of Canada support through the New Horizons for Seniors Program.

National News

05/17/2015 - 07:00
Minister Leona Aglukkaq will travel to Berlin from May 17 to 20, 2015. While in Berlin, Minister Aglukkaq will attend the informal G7 Climate Ministers' meeting as well as the Petersberg Climate Dialogue.
05/16/2015 - 13:30
Seniors on Galiano Island will benefit from financial support for a local organization that helps reduce social isolation. The announcement was made today by the Honourable Peter Van Loan, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, on behalf of the Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors).
05/16/2015 - 09:00
The Honourable Mike Lake, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Industry, today joined world-leading researchers on autism spectrum disorders at the annual meeting of the International Society for Autism Research in Salt Lake City, Utah. He participated in a panel discussion and spoke about Canada's actions to support autism research.
05/16/2015 - 08:00
Labour and Status of Women Minister Kellie Leitch leads first-ever women's trade mission to São Paulo, Brazil
05/16/2015 - 08:00
The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), today announced that Friends of the Pan Am Path is receiving funding of $100,000 through the Community Celebrations Fund to plan and carry out the Pan Am Path Art Relay Grand Finale on August 15.
05/15/2015 - 19:14
The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement:
05/15/2015 - 15:55
Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, announced the appointment of three new members to the Council of Governors of the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS): Mr. Ross Nairne, as Governor representing the Province of Alberta; Mr. Marcel Pouliot, as Governor representing employers; and Mr. Troy Winters, as Governor representing labour.
05/15/2015 - 15:30
Russ Hiebert, Member of Parliament for South Surrey-White Rock-Cloverdale, on behalf of the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, is pleased to announce that Public Works and Government Services Canada has awarded a $542,643 contract to Fluvial Systems Research Inc. of White Rock, British Columbia, under the Build in Canada Innovation Program for its Spaceborne Water Quality Assessment technique.
05/15/2015 - 15:00
The Government of Canada is providing $70,000 in funding to the Woodland Cultural Centre. This investment, provided through the Canada Arts Presentation Fund, will support the 2015 edition of the Planet IndigenUS festival.
05/15/2015 - 14:36
Scott Armstrong, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister of Labour, and Member of Parliament for Cumberland–Colchester–Musquodoboit Valley, on behalf of the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, will make an important announcement for Aboriginal people in Nova Scotia.
05/15/2015 - 13:50
The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), will make an announcement about the Pan Am Path Art Relay on Saturday.
05/15/2015 - 13:35
The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council, today announced the launch of the new Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program in the North.
05/15/2015 - 13:35
Ryan Leef, Member of Parliament for Yukon, on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council, today announced the launch of the new Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program in the North.
05/15/2015 - 13:30
British Columbia's agri-food industry is receiving more than $1.5 million for 17 new projects that support a broad range of innovative products, practices and technologies of direct benefit to the sector.
05/15/2015 - 13:30
Economic Action Plan 2015 created a new dedicated infrastructure fund to improve existing community infrastructure in all regions of the country, as part of the Government of Canada's coordinated approach to celebrating Canada's 150th anniversary of Confederation in 2017. Canada 150 programming will aim to make the most of government investments and generate economic spin-offs for communities of all sizes across the country.
05/15/2015 - 13:30
British Columbia's agri-food industry is receiving more than $1.5 million for 17 new projects that support a broad range of innovative products, practices and technologies of direct benefit to the sector.

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