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10/20/2014 - 15:05
The Government today tabled in the House of Commons a Notice of Ways and Means Motion to implement tax measures from Economic Action Plan 2014, as well as other measures.
10/20/2014 - 12:32
Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. It is certainly great to be here today. You know, I want to jump right into our conversation, and I'm looking at the list of folks that I ought to acknowledge. There are so many distinguished people here. Suffice it to say I'm glad and honoured to be in your presence, both to our Ambassadors for making the trip here to this beautiful city, former premiers and the likes. Thank you for this opportunity. And of course a thank you to the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, specifically to Ivo and Rachel for putting on this opportunity for us.
10/20/2014 - 12:10
The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, will participate in an event regarding the safe use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)
10/20/2014 - 11:25
Maxime Bernier, Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism) (Agriculture), today delivered brief remarks to Vancouver entrepreneurs highlighting the vital role of small business owners in our economy and celebrating the launch of the Business Development Bank of Canada's Small Business Week 2014, which runs from October 19 to 25.

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10/15/2014 - 12:48
October 15, 2014 -Regina -Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander was in Regina today to deliver the keynote address at the SkilledMigration human resources conference.
10/15/2014 - 12:45
Beaconsfield, Quebec, Wednesday, October 15, 2014.....
10/15/2014 - 12:45
Improvement of Educational Infrastructure for Youth from the Cree Nation of Wemindji
10/15/2014 - 12:45
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10/15/2014 - 12:36
On behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, Member of Parliament for Vancouver South Wai Young will be in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Thursday, October 16, to make an announcement in support of Canada's fish and seafood sector.
10/15/2014 - 12:25
Toronto, Ontario ¿ On Thursday, October 16th 2014, Member of Parliament Bernard Trottier will share details about the Government of Canada's investment in a restoration project in Toronto to protect and improve recreational fisheries habitat. Photo opportunities will be available for media in attendance.
10/15/2014 - 12:06
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today concluded a successful visit to Kuwait, where he met with His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Amir of Kuwait, and other senior officials to advance a number of foreign policy priorities and reiterate Canada's strong commitment to working with Kuwait and other allies to combat the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
10/15/2014 - 11:48
Minister of Finance Announces Appointment to PPP Canada Board of Directors
10/15/2014 - 11:07
Project to raise demand for Canadian barley and create local jobs.
10/15/2014 - 11:00
Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced that the Government of Canada building located at 90 Elgin Street in Ottawa will be named the James Michael Flaherty Building in honour of the former Minister of Finance who passed away on April 10, 2014. The Prime Minister was joined by Christine Elliott and her sons John, Galen and Quinn.
10/15/2014 - 11:00
Prime Minister Stephen Harper today welcomed the news that François Hollande, President of the French Republic, will take part in a State Visit to Canada from November 2 to 4, 2014.
10/15/2014 - 11:00
The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development) and Member of Parliament for Portage-Lisgar today joined students and graduates at Red River College for an event honouring the achievements of local apprentices who have become certified Red Seal journeypersons in their respective trades. Minister Bergen awarded apprenticeship completion certificates on behalf of the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development.
10/15/2014 - 11:00
His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, will visit the City of Québec on Friday, October 17, 2014, to take part in a conference on the 150th anniversary of the Québec Conference and to unveil a statue in memory of General the Right Honourable Georges P. Vanier, 19th governor general of Canada, as part of the festivities surrounding the 100th anniversary of the Royal 22e Régiment (R22eR).
10/15/2014 - 10:40
Governments act on recommendations in the Vince Ready-Corinn Bell report released today
10/15/2014 - 10:35
VICTORIA - Canada's Transport Minister, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, and B.C. Transportation and Infrastructure Minister the Honourable Todd Stone today issued the following joint statement to unveil a new model for the container trucking industry serving Port Metro Vancouver and the Lower Mainland.
10/15/2014 - 10:30
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