Southern Ontario Region border services officer are diligently working to protect Canadians by preventing inadmissible people and prohibited goods such as guns, weapons and drugs from entering the country. During the month of June, officers intercepted and seized 22 guns, over $222,600 of undeclared currency, and made 153 drug seizures.
Ambassador Bridge On June 8, 2016, two non-residents were sent for examination after making a wrong turn and crossed the Bridge on route to a wedding in Michigan. During the exam, two undeclared assault rifles, two prohibited magazines, and $40,010 in undeclared currency were found. Both travellers were arrested and the items were seized with no terms of release, with the currency seized as suspected proceeds of crime. Vehicle penalty of $2,500 was paid and the travellers returned to the United States (U.S.).
The Government of Canada is helping communities from across the country attract job-creating investment so they can continue to grow and prosper.
Address by Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs (Consular Affairs) Omar Alghabra at the High-Level Thematic Debate on Human Rights
Thank you, Mr. President, for organizing this important event that addresses the centrality of human rights in the work of the United Nations.
Backgrounder Youth Employment Strategy and Canada Summer Jobs
Minister Chagger to Deliver the Key Note Address to the Wellington-Waterloo Community Futures Development Corporation Annual General Meeting
The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Minister of Small Business and Tourism and Member of Parliament for Waterloo will deliver the keynote address at the Wellington-Waterloo Community Futures Development Corporation Annual General Meeting.
Government of Canada Supports Advancing Treaty and Self-Government Negotiations in the Northwest Territories through Ministerial Special Representative Appointments
Successful completion of treaty and self-government negotiations is key to advancing reconciliation with Indigenous communities in Canada and are an important path to improving the quality of life and self-sufficiency.
The Honourable Bob Nault, Member of Parliament for Kenora, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor, today announced a FedNor investment of $20,500 to help develop a community strategic plan for the communities of Windigo Island and Regina Bay on Lake of the Woods in Northwestern Ontario.
Members of the media are invited to attend an event where Darrell Samson, Member of Parliament for Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, will make a funding announcement.
The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, and Dominique Anglade, Quebec's Minister of Economy, Science and Innovation, today issued the following statement:
Media are invited to attend Fortissimo - a military and musical spectacular performed by the Ceremonial Guard on Parliament Hill featuring a special performance by the SkyHawks.
The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced the following diplomatic appointments.
The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced the following diplomatic appointments....
Address by Parliamentary Secretary Gould to 2016 UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development
Good evening, Mr. Vice-President, your excellencies, honourable ministers, distinguished guests.
OTTAWA The Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project (TMX) Ministerial Panel has been tasked by Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Jim Carr, to engage with local communities, stakeholders, and Indigenous groups, to seek additional views that could be relevant to the Government's final decision on the project.
Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure announcement with BC Premier, Christy Clark, and Stephen Fuhr, MP for Kelowna-Lake Country, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; at which they will reveal the details of 11 BC Transit projects receiving funding under the new Public Transit Infrastructure Fund.
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