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05/29/2015 - 18:38
Media are invited to 8 Wing Trenton on Sunday for the arrival of approximately 100 members of the Disaster Assistance Response Team deployed on Operation RENAISSANCE as part of Canada's support to the Government of Nepal following the devastating earthquake in the region.
05/29/2015 - 17:36
The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), today announced support for UNICEF Canada's #HighFiveIt campaign, which will raise funds to help save children's lives in Haiti. Minister Gosal made the announcement during halftime at the Canada versus England international exhibition soccer match in Hamilton, Ontario, in the lead-up to the Women's World Cup.
05/29/2015 - 17:00
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05/29/2015 - 14:45
The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) will participate in Exercise TRADEWINDS 15. This U.S.-led multinational exercise takes place in the Caribbean from May 31 to June 24, and involves several agencies responsible for maritime interdiction and ground security.

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05/28/2015 - 15:42
David Anderson, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Ricardo Don Hue Gardiner, Minister of Border Control and Labour of the Turks and Caicos Islands, today co-chaired the first meeting of the Canada-Turks and Caicos Islands Bilateral Working Group, held in Ottawa. The working group was established as a follow-up to a meeting between Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Rufus Ewing, Premier of the Turks and Caicos Islands, in the spring of last year.
05/28/2015 - 13:39
Canada is proud to have hosted the 2015 Proliferation Security Initiative's (PSI) three day meeting involving military, law enforcement, intelligence, legal, and diplomatic representatives on international cooperation to stop illicit shipments of weapons of mass destruction (WMD), their delivery systems, and related materials.
05/28/2015 - 13:05
Students Inspire Safe Work in National Video Contest
05/28/2015 - 13:04
Canada's Disaster Assistance Response Team Begins Drawdown from Nepal
05/28/2015 - 13:00
Following a two-part public hearing, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) announced today its decision to renew, as a single licence, the power reactor operating licences for the Bruce A and B Nuclear Generating Stations (NGS) located in the Municipality of Kincardine, Ontario. The licence will be valid from June 1, 2015 until May 31, 2020.
05/28/2015 - 12:30
On Friday, May 29, members of the media are invited to attend an important event with the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, who will make an announcement to support the commercialization of micro- and nano-coated products.
05/28/2015 - 12:25
The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today unveiled four promotional videos featuring personal stories from Canadians directly affected by prescription drug abuse. As part of the federal approach to combatting prescription drug abuse, these powerful videos aim to increase awareness of the effects of prescription drug abuse on the lives of youth and their families. Each video reflects the real life story of Canadians and the impact of prescription drug abuse on their family, and through a series of powerful images and testimonials, they tell the story of addiction; its consequences, treatment, and recovery.
05/28/2015 - 12:00
May 28, 2015 - The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport) and Mike Wallace, Member of Parliament for Burlington, will launch UNICEF's #HighFiveIt campaign during half time at the Canada vs. England international exhibition soccer match in Hamilton, Ontario, on behalf of the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie. The game is a warm-up for the FIFA 2015 Women's World Cup.
05/28/2015 - 12:00
The agriculture, agri-food and seafood industries will benefit from a new program to expand market share and foster economic growth.
05/28/2015 - 11:33
The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), will make an announcement regarding the cross-Canada New Horizons for Seniors Program.
05/28/2015 - 10:30
Today, the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, addressed representatives of the defence and security industries at CANSEC 2015.
05/28/2015 - 10:30
The Canadian Human Rights Commission shares the concerns of the Office of the Correctional Investigator (OCI) regarding overuse of administrative segregation, particularly in the case of prisoners with mental illness.
05/28/2015 - 10:15
The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, will deliver the keynote speech at the launch of UNICEF's The 25th Team.
05/28/2015 - 10:00
Members of the media are invited to attend an important event on Friday, May 29, 2015, where the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, will make an announcement to support Western organic growers access to global markets.
05/28/2015 - 10:00
Mr. Gary Walbourne, Ombudsman for National Defence and the Canadian Forces, issued a statement today regarding the Office's mandate on sexual harassment and assault

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