The Ceremonial Guard of the Canadian Armed Forces will perform the final Changing of the Guard ceremony of the 2016 season on Parliament Hill on Sunday, August 21, at 10 a.m., and will cease mounting sentries at Rideau Hall at noon.
The governments of Canada and New Brunswick are making investments that will help create jobs and grow the middle class now while building a strong foundation for a sustainable economic future. Investing in local infrastructure helps ensure that Canadians have safe water to drink, wastewater systems they can rely on, and high-quality public transit systems that get them to work on time and back home safely at the end of a long day.
Backgrounder: Canada and New Brunswick reach agreement under new federal infrastructure funding programs
Canada and New Brunswick have approved 51 community infrastructure projects to date under two new federal infrastructure programs introduced as part of Phase 1 of the 10-year Investing in Canada plan. The Clean Water and Wastewater Fund and the Public Transit Infrastructure Fund will address key infrastructure priorities with a focus on repairing and upgrading existing facilities and assets.
Her Majesty's Canadian Ship (HMCS) Vancouver departed Pearl Harbour today to conduct operations in the Asia-Pacific region following success at Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC).
Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Lawrence MacAulay is in Saskatchewan this week to discuss key issues facing the agriculture sector.
The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) return to the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) for a ninth consecutive year and our display will be inside the Enercare Centre at Exhibition Place in Toronto.
Event date: August 19, 2016 - The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will be at the University of Regina to announce infrastructure funding for postsecondary institutions in Saskatchewan and to highlight the benefits of the Government of Canada's PostSecondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund.
Event date: August 19, 2016 - The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will be at the University of Saskatchewan to announce infrastructure funding for postsecondary institutions in Saskatchewan and to highlight the benefits of the Government of Canada's PostSecondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund.
Tourism, mining, business and community infrastructure in Labrador West will benefit from Government of Canada and Government of Newfoundland and Labrador investments. The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, and Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), announced a combined investment of $1,734,083 at an event in the region today.
Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event regarding Mount Lehman Road with Jati Sidhu, Member of Parliament for Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and Darryl Plecas, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Abbotsford South.
The Government of Canada recognizes the importance of local airports to connect rural communities with major centres across the country, providing essential services through safe and efficient airport operations. Through its Atlantic Growth Strategy, the federal government is working together with the four Atlantic Provinces to build a vibrant and stable economic future for the region that supports the middle class and addresses current and emerging regional challenges. Infrastructure investments, such as the projects underway at Wabush Airport, help to realize that vision for Atlantic Canada's future.
Investments in clean energy innovation and research to reduce greenhouse gas emissions are key to addressing climate change and positioning Canada to be globally competitive in the low-carbon economy of the future.
Government of Canada renames Greater Moncton International Airport in honour of former Governor General Roméo LeBlanc
The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, today announced the renaming of the Greater Moncton International Airport to the Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc International Airport. The new name proclaimed today is effective immediately
Canadian Rangers from the 5th Canadian Ranger Patrol Group will be participating in Exercise TRITON'S GAZE. Taking place on the northeast coast of Newfoundland and Labrador, this long-range coastal patrol training exercise will occur from August 20 to September 10 and will demonstrate our Canadian Armed Forces presence from Red Bay to Bonavista.
Stephen Fuhr, Member of Parliament for Kelowna-Lake Country, on behalf of Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay, today announced a contribution of up to $1.1 million to grow the domestic and international market for Canadian ornamental horticulture.
General Lori Robinson, Commander of North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), visited 4 Wing and CFB Cold Lake on Monday August 15, 2016, alongside Major-General Christian Drouin, Commander 1 Canadian Air Division and the Canadian NORAD Region.
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