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09/23/2014 - 12:30
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.
09/23/2014 - 12:26
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
09/23/2014 - 12:25
Address by Corneliu Chisu, Member of Parliament for Pickering-Scarborough East, to announce humanitarian assistance for crisis-affected people in Afghanistan
09/23/2014 - 12:03
Today's announcement of $6.1 million over four years (2013–2014 to 2016–2017) 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.

National News

09/16/2014 - 08:45
The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Status of Women, today participated in a mental health roundtable, hosted by the Economic Club of Canada. Minister Leitch was joined by fellow panelists:Dr. Karen R. Cohen, Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Psychological Association;Chris Anderson, President of Medaca Health Group; and Mike Schwartz,Senior Vice-President of Group Benefits at Great-West Life Centre for Mental Health in the Workplace. Participants also discussed approaches to addressing workplace mental health and ways that employers can foster a psychologically healthy and inclusive work environment.
09/16/2014 - 08:30
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird will today announce further measures Canada is taking to hold the Putin regime accountable and promote the democratic aspirations of the Ukrainian people.
09/16/2014 - 08:00
At a ceremony held today at Rideau Hall, employees of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) were honoured with the Public Service Awards of Excellence. The CRTC was recognized in the areas of Official Languages, Employment Equity and Diversity, and Policy.
09/16/2014 - 07:55
Event date: September 17, 2014-Industry Minister James Moore will travel to the U.S. capital this week where he will highlight Canada's strong record of attracting investment and why Canada continues to be the number one country in the world to do business.
09/16/2014 - 07:00
Today, over 200 outstanding public servants were recognized during the annual Public Service Award of Excellence ceremony held at Rideau Hall.
09/16/2014 - 07:00
The Advisory Panel on Healthcare Innovation, created by Minister Ambrose and chaired by Dr. David Naylor, today launched a Canada-wide consultation on healthcare, with the goal of engaging healthcare leaders, experts and the public in the conversation.
09/16/2014 - 07:00
In the lead-up to Ukraine's parliamentary elections in October, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today detailed support for advancing democracy that will see more than 300 Canadian observers travel to Ukraine to monitor the elections.
09/16/2014 - 06:35
Investment of $4.6m Will Improve Safety and Faster Access to Navigational Aids
09/15/2014 - 18:00
Health Minister Rona Ambrose today announced that Canada will make available for donation approximately $2.4 million in personal protective equipment (PPE) to the World Health Organization (WHO) to aid in the global response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
09/15/2014 - 12:37
Today, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, along with Mr. Don Head, Commissioner of the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC), marked the 30th anniversary of the creation of the Corrections Exemplary Service Medal (CESM) by presenting the honour to 36 recipients from the CSC, during a ceremony held at the Canadian Museum of Nature, in Ottawa.
09/15/2014 - 12:35
The Royal Canadian Air Force is hosting the National Search and Rescue Exercise (SAREX) from 15 to 20 September 2014 in Newfoundland and Labrador.
09/15/2014 - 11:29
I am delighted to join all of you in marking the 30th anniversary of the creation of the Corrections Exemplary Service Medal. And what better way to celebrate than by honouring deserving individuals who are dedicated to correctional services?
09/15/2014 - 10:59
Ulnooweg Development Group Inc. hosting first-ever First Nations economic development event in Membertou, NS, from September 15 to 17
09/15/2014 - 10:39
Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston will meet with Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, at Rideau Hall, on Wednesday, September 17, 2014.
09/15/2014 - 10:37
Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, released the Government of Canada's Action Plan to Address Family Violence and Violent Crimes Against Aboriginal Women and Girls.

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