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11/28/2014 - 08:50
Minister of Finance to Hold Pre-Budget Consultations in Québec City
11/28/2014 - 08:18
On Wednesday, 3 December 2014, the Bank of Canada will announce its decision on the target for the overnight rate. A press release will provide a brief explanation of the decision.
11/28/2014 - 08:08
Release of The Fiscal Monitor
11/28/2014 - 08:00
FedDev Ontario Minister of State Gary Goodyear, along with Mississauga-Brampton South MP Eve Adams, today announced up to $6.28 million that will help grow innovative businesses and generate job growth in the Toronto area.

National News

11/25/2014 - 06:00
Not only is violence against women and girls a grave violation of human rights, it is also a significant barrier to achieving equality between women and men, peaceful societies and sustainable development. Sexual and gender-based violence prevents women and girls from reaching their full potential and contributing to their communities and countries. The physical, psychological, economic and social costs of violence against women are devastating: girls drop out school, diseases like HIV/AIDS spread more easily, higher numbers of mothers and children die needlessly, poverty grows. Yet, we live in a world where, according to the World Health Organization, one in three women experiences physical or sexual assault in their lifetime.
11/25/2014 - 04:34
Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced that His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will undertake State visits to Chile and Colombia, from November 29 to December 6, 2014.
11/25/2014 - 04:33
Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced that he will lead a Canadian delegation to Dakar, Senegal, from November 28 to 30, 2014, to participate in the 15th Francophonie Summit. The Prime Minister will be accompanied by Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and Minister for La Francophonie, and Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages.
11/24/2014 - 16:25
Building on the Government's historic infrastructure investments, including under the New Building Canada Plan, Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced new investments that will continue to build and renew infrastructure and on-reserve schools across the country.
11/24/2014 - 15:50
Key legislation aimed at modernizing Canada's agriculture industry and expanding markets has passed Third Reading in the House of Commons. This important stage signals the final phase of the Agricultural Growth Act (Bill C-18) as it progresses to the Senate.
11/24/2014 - 15:00
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird and the Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State (Foreign Affairs and Consular), today issued the following statement:
11/24/2014 - 13:52
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today welcomed members of the Global Commission on Internet Governance (GCIG) and Carl Bildt, former Swedish prime minister and foreign minister and current GCIG chair, to Ottawa.
11/24/2014 - 13:39
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: "Canada has long held the view that every diplomatic measure should be taken to ensure Iran never obtains the capacity to sprint to nuclear weapons capability. We appreciate the tireless efforts the members of the P5+1 have made to address concerns about Tehran's nuclear ambitions.
11/24/2014 - 12:48
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird will deliver the keynote address at the Global Commission on Internet Governance's summit. The event is focused on Canada's role in the digital future.
11/24/2014 - 12:17
Awards ceremony for the 2014 Shaw Rocket Prize
11/24/2014 - 10:50
November 24, 2014 - Charlotte County, New Brunswick Member of Parliament for New Brunswick Southwest John Williamson, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced today that the Government of Canada will invest $750,000 over two years in harbour improvements at Dipper Harbour and Seeleys Cove. Funding is being allocated for:
11/24/2014 - 10:22
Government of Canada launches the 30th edition of Christmas Lights Across Canada
11/24/2014 - 10:10
The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, and Michael Burns, Co-Founder and Vice-Chair of the True Patriot Love Foundation jointly announced today a significant investment in research devoted to the health and wellbeing of those who protect and serve Canadians at home and abroad.
11/24/2014 - 09:55
Today, Treasury Board President Tony Clement announced the launch of the second national Canadian Open Data Experience appathon - CODE 2015.
11/24/2014 - 09:15
HALIFAX ¿ The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls and Minister of National Defence, today announced the successful modernization of the first four Halifax-Class frigates
11/24/2014 - 09:00
Ottawa—His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General
of Canada, accompanied by Her Excellency Sharon Johnston, will present the 2014 Governor General’s Litera...

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