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10/05/2015 - 08:06
TPP Nations To Strengthen Macroeconomic Cooperation
10/05/2015 - 07:28
Government officials will hold a technical briefing by teleconference on key elements of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement.
10/05/2015 - 07:00
October 5, 2015 - Ottawa, Ontario - The Government of Canada today announced that the members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have successfully concluded negotiations on a free trade agreement that will benefit Canada's economy.
10/05/2015 - 06:50
The Processor Modernization Program and Market Development Initiative will be available for agri-food processors in the supply-managed sectors.

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09/08/2015 - 07:05
Ève Lamont's documentary Le commerce du sexe (The Sex Trade) will play in cities across Quebec starting September 14, with screenings continuing throughout the fall. In total, the film will be shown in French in at least nine of the province's regions and 15 of its cities-Terrebonne, La Malbaie, Baie-Saint-Paul, Val-d'Or, Rouyn-Noranda, Ville-Marie, Montreal, Cowansville, Granby, Sherbrooke, Trois-Rivières, Sainte-Anne-des-Monts, Rimouski, Odanak and Gatineau-as well as in Ottawa, Ontario. Each screening will be followed by a talk, many of which will feature the filmmaker. Several screenings will also feature workers from local aid centres known as CALACS (Centres d'aide et de lutte contre les agressions à caractère sexuel), as part of an effort to raise awareness about women victims of violence. Audiences across the province will have a chance to see the uncut version of Le commerce du sexe on the big screen and get a better understanding of the realities of the local and regional sex trade, in addition to learning more about Lamont's approach to making the film.
09/08/2015 - 07:01
Ottawa, September 8, 2015...The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) announced today that Ms. Doreen Tennina was extradited to Canada from Italy on September 4, 2015, and is now in custody serving a 10-year sentence for tax fraud.
09/08/2015 - 07:00
Fundy National Park Offers Workshops for Taste of Fundy Event
12/21/2013 - 11:00
The $1.26 billion South Fraser Perimeter Road was opened today in Delta, British Columbia.
12/21/2013 - 07:10
Today, Agriculture Minister Ritz held meetings with members of the U.S. Congress, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, and U.S. and Canadian industry representatives in Washington D.C. on the subject of mandatory Country of Origin Labelling (COOL). Minister Ritz continued to pressure key members of the U.S. Government to put an end to mandatory COOL, which continues to hurt producers and processors on both sides of the border.
12/20/2013 - 14:18
North Atlantic Refining Limited (NARL) of Newfoundland and Labrador was sentenced to pay $100,000 in St. John's Provincial Court after pleading guilty to violating the Fisheries Act. The penalty includes a $25,000 fine. The remaining $75,000 will go to the Environmental Damages Fund.
12/20/2013 - 14:06
The Government of Canada today announced the designation of Point Amour lighthouse as a heritage lighthouse under Canada's Heritage Lighthouse Protection Act. Located in L'Anse–Amour, Newfoundland and Labrador, this lighthouse is considered an Atlantic icon.
12/20/2013 - 13:55
The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Canada’s Environment Minister and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, today designated an iconic landmark of Newfoundland and Labrador, the Point Amour lighthouse, as a heritage lighthouse under the Canadian Heritage Lighthouse Protection Act (HLPA).
12/20/2013 - 13:35
Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Toronto successfully disrupted a narcotics shipment during a patrol in the Arabian Sea region, as part of Operation ARTEMIS, on December 18.
12/20/2013 - 13:21
The Government of Canada, based on the recommendation of the Canadian Armed Forces, has decided not to proceed with the Close Combat Vehicle (CCV) procurement project. Significant capability improvements have served to address a number of force protection concerns that existed when the CCV project was first conceived.
12/20/2013 - 12:35
Ottawa, December 20, 2013 - Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander today announced that Jeannot Volpé has been appointed for a three-year part-time term as a Citizenship Judge for Fredericton, New Brunswick.
12/20/2013 - 12:33
Ottawa, December 20, 2013 - Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander today announced that A. Dane Minor has been re-appointed for a three-year part-time term as a Citizenship Judge for Surrey, British Columbia.
12/20/2013 - 12:31
Ottawa, December 20, 2013 - Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander today announced that Ann Janega has been appointed for a three-year part-time term as a Citizenship Judge for Halifax, Nova Scotia.
12/20/2013 - 11:55
The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister for Multiculturalism, today announced the appointment of four full-time members to the new Social Security Tribunal (SST).
12/20/2013 - 11:13
Domtar Inc. was sentenced on December 17, 2013, in Ontario Provincial Court for violating the Fisheries Act and was ordered to pay $75,000, of which $67,500 will be directed to the Environmental Damages Fund.
12/20/2013 - 11:01
December 20, 2013 - North Pole, Canada – Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander today presented Santa and Mrs. Claus with the 2,999,999th and 3,000,000th ePassports at a special ceremony in Vaughan, Ontario.

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