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04/23/2014 - 05:00
Member of Parliament (Saint John) Rodney Weston, on behalf of Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages Shelly Glover, today announced that Symphony New Brunswick will benefit from a boost of $219,940 to its fundraising efforts through the Symphony New Brunswick Foundation.
04/23/2014 - 05:00
– Robert Goguen, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Member of Parliament (Moncton–Riverview–Dieppe), on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, will make an announcement on Thursday about Coopérative de Théâtre l'Escaouette.
04/23/2014 - 05:00
The Government of Canada has provided $8,000 in funding through the Canada Arts Presentation Fund for a roots music concert series to be presented by the Haliburton County Community Cooperative in partnership with the Haliburton County Folk Society.
04/22/2014 - 15:40
Canada's wine and grape sector has gained support in its efforts to become more competitive and sustainable with a $2 million investment from the Harper Government, Member of Parliament Ron Cannan (Kelowna–Lake Country) announced today, on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz.

National News

04/15/2014 - 07:06
Ottawa, Ontario – The following statement was released today by Lucie Tedesco, Commissioner of the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) following the announcement of Canada's new Financial Literacy Leader by Minister of State (Finance) Kevin Sorenson:
04/15/2014 - 07:06
Harper Government Stresses the Importance of Financial Literacy for Youth on Talk With Our Kids About Money Day
04/15/2014 - 07:04
Minister of State (Finance) Announces Appointment of Canada's First Financial Literacy Leader
04/15/2014 - 07:00
April 15, 2014 – Toronto (Ontario) – The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC), in partnership with The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education at Ryerson University, today launched a new series of e learning videos to help Canadians make better financial decisions. The announcement was made by Lucie Tedesco, FCAC Commissioner and Dr. Marie Bountrogianni, Interim Dean at The Chang School at Ryerson University.
04/15/2014 - 06:15
Minister Goodyear delivered opening remarks today at the Southern Ontario Smart Computing Innovation Platform (SOSCIP): Impact 2014 conference. The conference showcased results to-date, celebrated the partnerships that have fuelled its successes, and launched a new phase of growth for SOSCIP.
04/15/2014 - 06:15
Hello. Bonjour. Thank you all for the opportunity to speak to you today. C'est un grand plaisir d'être avec vous aujourd'hui.
04/15/2014 - 06:00
After capturing national acclaim last year for NCR: Not Criminally Responsible, four-time Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker John Kastner is back with his latest film, Out of Mind, Out of Sight, which will have its world premiere at the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival on April 27, followed by its world broadcast premiere on TVO, May 7.
04/15/2014 - 05:00
The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, reaffirmed her commitment to tackle the growing problem of prescription drug abuse head on.
04/14/2014 - 17:15
Today, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, and the Honourable Suzanne Anton, Attorney General and Minister of Justice for British Columbia, commended British Columbia's Office to Combat Trafficking in Persons (OCTIP) on the launch of their updated online training course aimed at enhancing the ability of first responders and service providers to support victims of human trafficking.
04/14/2014 - 15:30
Members of the media are invited to attend an event with the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, to benefit the value-added wood products sector in western Canada.
04/14/2014 - 14:01
The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, and John Weston, Member of Parliament for West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea-to-Sky-Country, will make an announcement related to crime prevention.
04/14/2014 - 14:00
Today, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced $898,000 to support the Greater Victoria Development Agency (GVDA), through the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce (GVCC), in their efforts to bring international business and trade opportunities to Victoria.
04/14/2014 - 14:00
The Canadian Coast Guard advises residents and visitors of the Lower North Shore that the spring icebreaking operations are presently underway in the ports of the sector.
04/14/2014 - 13:50
The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, today awarded Mr. Michael Griswold a 2013 Small Craft Harbours Prix d'Excellence. Mr. Griswold received the national award under the category of "National Individual Commitment" for his work as the volunteer Chair of the Quadra Island Harbour Authority (QIHA), which manages both the Heriot Bay and Quathiaski Cove small craft harbours.
04/14/2014 - 13:30
The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, and Andrew Saxton, MP for North Vancouver and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance, today announced that the Government of Canada will provide funding of up to $15,000 to the BC Conservation Foundation for a project to restore the Lynn Creek estuary.
04/14/2014 - 13:29
Notes for an address by The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq to the Nunavut Mining Symposium 2014

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