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03/26/2015 - 16:25
Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz meets with Oleksiy Pavlenko, Ukraine's Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food, to review cooperation and other issues of mutual interest between Canada and Ukraine in the field of agriculture.
03/26/2015 - 16:00
"Our Government wants Northerners, like all Canadians to have access to quality, nutritious food. Today the Nutrition North Canada (NNC) Advisory Board is meeting with Northerners in Iqaluit, Nunavut to discuss progress made and potential improvements to the Nutrition North Canada program.
03/26/2015 - 16:00
The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will meet with Oleksiy Pavlenko, Ukraine's Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food, to highlight Canada's ongoing support to Ukraine.
03/26/2015 - 15:00
The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Philip Hammond, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom, will hold a joint press conference.

National News

03/23/2015 - 08:00
The Musée Louis-Hémon and the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) are pleased to announce the Saguenay¿Lac-Saint-Jean premiere of the great Jean-Claude Labrecque's new documentary, Sur les traces de Maria Chapdelaine (Remembering Maria Chapdelaine). The screening, which is in French, takes place Wednesday, April 1, at 7 p.m., in the Salle de Spectacle Maria-Chapdelaine, in Dolbeau-Mistassini.
03/23/2015 - 07:10
Today, Justice Minister and Attorney General Peter MacKay joined by Senator Bob Runciman (Ontario), the Honourable Tim Uppal, Minister of State (Multiculturalism), and Corneliu Chisu, Member of Parliament for Pickering-Scarborough East met with the Amalgamated Transit Union and the Canadian Urban Transit Association to celebrate Bill S-221, which amends the Criminal Code to address assaults against public transit operators.
03/23/2015 - 06:40
L-3 WESCAM's current product line consists of mobile cameras and sensors for surveillance (and targeting of laser-guided munitions) across airborne, land-based and naval platforms.
03/23/2015 - 06:40
Industry Minister James Moore today announced an important investment that will help keep Canadians safe. Minister Moore made the announcement at L-3 WESCAM headquarters in Burlington, Ontario, where he was joined by representatives from partner suppliers and universities. This meaningful investment in the company will support its R&D of new high-tech air, land and sea surveillance cameras and sensors that are essential to Canada's defence, security, and search and rescue operations.
03/23/2015 - 06:25
Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced the nomination of Joe Friday as the next Public Sector Integrity Commissioner....
03/22/2015 - 14:45
Statement from the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development and Regional Minister for the National Capital Region
03/22/2015 - 14:20
Soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment (3 RCR) based in Petawawa, Ontario, are contributing some military muscle to Exercise SUMMER SHIELD, a NATO military training exercise, at Camp Adazi in Latvia.
03/22/2015 - 06:00
As Canada's Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, I believe that this theme perfectly captures the intrinsic link between water and development.
03/21/2015 - 14:05
Her Majesty's Canadian Ship (HMCS) Fredericton, along with five other allied warships, is now heading back to the Mediterranean Sea after completing its participation in joint NATO training exercises in the Black Sea as part of NATO Assurance Measures.
03/21/2015 - 12:56
Advancing Canada-India trade, investments and export opportunities to create jobs and growth
03/21/2015 - 10:15
The Town of Mulgrave is taking steps to stimulate economic development opportunities by upgrading its Loggie Street wastewater system.
03/21/2015 - 07:14
Ottawa, March 21, 2015 – The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister for Multiculturalism, issued the following statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
03/21/2015 - 03:55
The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, made the following statement in connection with the celebration today of the United Nations' International Day of Forests, which promotes the importance of forests and trees in our lives.
03/20/2015 - 18:33
March 20, 2015 - Toronto – Earlier today, the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister for Multiculturalism, hosted roundtables with a number of Iraqi community organizations to discuss Canada's contributions to the global fight against the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and to hear from them about the threat posed by this terrorist group, both here in Canada and in their ancient homeland.
03/20/2015 - 14:48
Ottawa, March 20, 2015 – The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister for Multiculturalism, issued the following statement to mark Nowruz.
03/20/2015 - 14:45
International athletes test the waters of the CIBC Pan Am / Parapan Am Aquatics Centre and Field House

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