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10/20/2014 - 15:05
The Government today tabled in the House of Commons a Notice of Ways and Means Motion to implement tax measures from Economic Action Plan 2014, as well as other measures.
10/20/2014 - 12:32
Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. It is certainly great to be here today. You know, I want to jump right into our conversation, and I'm looking at the list of folks that I ought to acknowledge. There are so many distinguished people here. Suffice it to say I'm glad and honoured to be in your presence, both to our Ambassadors for making the trip here to this beautiful city, former premiers and the likes. Thank you for this opportunity. And of course a thank you to the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, specifically to Ivo and Rachel for putting on this opportunity for us.
10/20/2014 - 12:10
The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, will participate in an event regarding the safe use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)
10/20/2014 - 11:25
Maxime Bernier, Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism) (Agriculture), today delivered brief remarks to Vancouver entrepreneurs highlighting the vital role of small business owners in our economy and celebrating the launch of the Business Development Bank of Canada's Small Business Week 2014, which runs from October 19 to 25.

National News

10/17/2014 - 08:30
The year 2014 marks the centennial of the outbreak of the First World War-the war that was to end all wars.
10/17/2014 - 08:05
Today, Minister of State (Finance) Kevin Sorenson, Canada's Financial Literacy Leader Jane Rooney and Member of Parliament (Saskatoon-Rosetown-Biggar) Kelly Block consulted on the development of a national strategy to strengthen the financial literacy of Canadians.
10/17/2014 - 07:52
The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, will make an announcement regarding Canada's response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
10/17/2014 - 07:30
The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State for (Seniors), will speak at the Newfoundland and Labrador Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (NLNPEA) conference.
10/17/2014 - 07:30
The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today announced that Wilfred Jephson and Mary Tobin Oates will join the Veterans Review and Appeal Board, which provides Veterans, Canadian Armed Forces and Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) members, and their families, with an independent avenue of appeal for disability benefit decisions made by Veterans Affairs Canada.
10/17/2014 - 06:35
For Financial Literacy Month in November, the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) invites Canadians to take part in activities that will help increase their financial know-how.
10/17/2014 - 05:30
Federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) Ministers responsible for Justice and Public Safety today concluded a two-day meeting to discuss and exchange ideas on key justice and public safety issues of importance to Canadians.
10/17/2014 - 05:15
I am delighted to welcome all of you to the Citadelle for this celebration of the Royal 22e Régiment. More precisely, for a celebration of all those who have made the Van Doos'100th anniversary so special.
10/16/2014 - 16:18
The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, today delivered keynote remarks at the U.S.–Canada Energy Summit in Chicago. The Minister emphasized the importance of our longstanding energy relationship with the United States and reaffirmed Canada's commitment to reaching additional markets to support energy security, environmental responsibility and the economy.
10/16/2014 - 14:35
Media are invited to attend a technical briefing on Canadian support to the multinational mission against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) on Friday, October 17, in Conference Room D, National Defence Headquarters.
10/16/2014 - 14:00
Government of Canada provides funding to Tk'emlúps te Secwe̓pemc First Nation and Secwe̓pemc Cultural Education Society
10/16/2014 - 14:00
Announcement on Friday at the grand opening of the Carousel Theatre for Young People
10/16/2014 - 13:58
October 16, 2014 - Scarborough, ON - Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander today announced that more than 200,000 people have joined the Canadian family since the start of 2014.
10/16/2014 - 13:57
SQUAMISH, B.C. - John Weston, Member of Parliament for West Vancouver–Sunshine Coast–Sea to Sky Country,
10/16/2014 - 13:56
Allow me to begin by acknowledging that this event is taking place on the traditional territory of the Algonquin Nation.
10/16/2014 - 13:51
Thank you for your warm welcome and for being here today for this important event.

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