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07/23/2014 - 18:51
Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, congratulated Servisair Inc. and Teamsters Local 419 on ratifying a collective agreement for members working at Toronto Pearson International Airport. The new collective agreement assures a continuation of service for both the travelling public and commercial cargo operations critical to our economy and that of Canada's trading partners.
07/23/2014 - 17:45
The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, highlighted the importance of regular discussions with stakeholders in strengthening Canada's aviation and tourism industry when she joined Wai Young, Member of Parliament for Vancouver South, at a roundtable held today at Vancouver International Airport
07/23/2014 - 16:42
Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today addressed the Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER) Foundation Summit where he underscored the importance of free and unfettered trade to drive competitiveness, create jobs and provide economic opportunities on both sides of the border.
07/23/2014 - 15:27
Minister Nicholson will announce the immediate deployment of Her Majesty's Canadian Ship (HMCS) Toronto to join NATO Reassurance measures in the Mediterranean.

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07/21/2014 - 07:20
The Government of Canada is committed to supporting the Canadian Armed Forces with the right equipment to do their jobs. Establishing a modernized aircrew training capability in Canada is an important part of this commitment.
07/21/2014 - 07:00
A media bus tour of the new Route 8 Marysville Bypass will take place on Thursday, July 24, beginning at 10 a.m
07/21/2014 - 06:33
The National Battlefields Commission is pleased to collaborate for a second consecutive year on the stage show Sur les traces de La Corrivaux, presented by the municipality of Saint-Vallier. The show will be put on this August 22 and 23 as part of a weekend program in Saint-Vallier, Marie-Josephte Corrivaux's birthplace and residence.
07/21/2014 - 05:40
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird will make an important announcement regarding Canada's response to the ongoing situation in Ukraine.
07/20/2014 - 17:42
Canada condemns in the strongest terms Hamas's shameful decision to continue its cowardly and indiscriminate violence that has today cost the lives of 13 soldiers.
07/20/2014 - 14:19
Canada deplores the continued persecution of Christians in Iraq. The latest ultimatum from the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and Syria [ISIS] threatens Iraqi Christians in Mosul with death unless they convert to Islam, pay a special tax or flee the city.
07/20/2014 - 09:20
The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council, will attend the 12th Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) General Assembly in Inuvik, Northwest Territories.
07/19/2014 - 13:58
As we mourn the loss of the passengers and crew members aboard Flight MH17, Canada joins Australia, Malaysia, the Netherlands and other friends and allies around the world in insisting on a credible and unimpeded international investigation into the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.
07/19/2014 - 10:33
Today, the Chief of the Romanian Air Force (RoAF) Staff, Major General Laurian Anastasof, awarded the RoAF Emblem of Honour to four members of the Canadian Air Task Force (ATF) presently deployed in Campia Turzii, Romania.
07/19/2014 - 07:30
Amidst the bustle of a Saturday morning farmers market, the sound of pipers and a traditional "cry" from Annapolis Royal's town crier, the Annapolis Royal Wharf Association and members of the community celebrated the Grand Re-opening of its upgraded wharf just in time for a beautiful seaside summer.
07/18/2014 - 19:00
Canadian Heritage, in collaboration with exclusive sponsor Manulife, is proud to announce that as of last night, over one million spectators have experienced the sights and sounds of the current edition of the sound and light show on Parliament Hill, Mosaika: Canada Through the Eyes of its People.
07/18/2014 - 17:49
The Honourable Tim Uppal, Minister of State (Multiculturalism) issued the following statement condemning an unprovoked attack in Hamilton, Ontario
07/18/2014 - 13:30
The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister for Multiculturalism, and the Honourable Chris Alexander, Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister, announced that the Government of Canada, in partnership with the provinces and territories, will improve foreign credential recognition for 10 additional priority occupations including the skilled trades and healthcare. They made the announcement today at separate events in Vancouver and Toronto.
07/18/2014 - 13:22
Today, Canada's federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) Ministers of Agriculture concluded their annual meeting after focused discussions on creating opportunities for a dynamic agriculture and agri–food sector in Canada. Ministers continue to plan for long–term success, while taking necessary actions to further strengthen the sector, which contributed $106.9 billion to Canada's GDP in 2013.
07/18/2014 - 12:49
The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, and the Honourable Rob Nicholson, M.P. for Niagara Falls and Minister of National Defence will make an announcement.

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