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08/27/2015 - 07:00
The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has updated REGDOC-3.5.2, Compliance and Enforcement: Administrative Monetary Penalties. Specifically, section 3.3 on "right to request a review" has been modified. The Commission Secretariat now has a form available to assist persons wishing to request a review of an issued notice of violation.
08/26/2015 - 13:13
An acclaimed Halifax filmmaker pays tribute to a Maritimes music legend as part of a rich selection of National Film Board of Canada (NFB) documentaries and animation at the 2015 Atlantic Film Festival, taking place September 17–24, 2015.
08/21/2015 - 14:45
The National Energy Board (NEB) hearing panel for the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion project (Project) is postponing oral summary arguments, previously scheduled in Calgary on Monday August 24 and in Burnaby from September 9-30.

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07/31/2015 - 14:00
Nina Grewal, Member of Parliament for Fleetwood-Port Kells, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced support of $1.1 million for six projects under the Government of Canada's Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program.
07/31/2015 - 14:00
The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, along with the Honourable Dan Crummell, Minister of Environment and Conservation for the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador and Ms. Anastasia Qupee, Grand Chief of the Innu Nation, today announced Akami–uapishku - KakKasuak - Mealy Mountains National Park Reserve as Canada's 46th national park.
07/31/2015 - 13:55
July 31, 2015-Ottawa-The Government of Canada will support a project to foster stronger relations between Canada's Jewish and Muslim communities of North African origin, announced Jason Kenney, Minister for Multiculturalism. The Communauté Sépharade Unifiée du Québec (CSUQ) will receive up to $260,000 under Citizenship and Immigration Canada's Inter-Action program. Over the course of the three-year project, the Canadian Francophone Sephardic Jewish community will work in partnership with the Maghrebi Muslim community to develop skills and best practices on integration and settlement issues. The project will bring the communities together to encourage active and engaged citizenship.
07/31/2015 - 13:55
The Government of Canada will provide over $35 million over three years for 10 projects as part of its goal to help Canadians with disabilities gain the skills and experience they need to find jobs. The announcement was made today by the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development.
07/31/2015 - 13:45
Multicultural events in Canada may now receive as much as $25,000 through Inter-Action, Minister for Multiculturalism Jason Kenney announced today.
07/31/2015 - 13:44
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is pleased to share a sample of its second-quarter highlights (April to June 2015) from its operations in Regina and Saskatoon, including airport, commercial and inland operations. This sampling underscores the CBSA's commitment to keeping communities safe and ensuring Canada's laws are respected.
07/31/2015 - 13:40
Bernard Valcourt, and Gary Lipinski, today announced the parties have taken a key step towards reconciliation, with the signing of a Consultation Agreement
07/31/2015 - 13:35
Today, LaVar Payne, Member of Parliament for Medicine Hat, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification Canada, announced support of $134,902 for South Grandstand Stampede Grounds under the Government of Canada's Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program.
07/31/2015 - 13:30
Residents of Ashcroft will benefit from new drinking water infrastructure thanks to joint funding from the governments of Canada and British Columbia through the Small Communities Fund.
07/31/2015 - 13:20
The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today announced funding of over $2.5 million towards a pilot project to lower the risk of chronic disease and increase active, healthy living. Together with the Government of British Columbia, the UPnGO with ParticipACTION project asks adults to take up the challenge to walk 30 minutes daily for 23 days, the length of time needed to develop new habits.
07/31/2015 - 13:15
Today, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health and Member of Parliament for Edmonton-Spruce Grove, announced support of $66,547 for the Callingwood-Lymburn Community League Outdoor Rink under the Government of Canada's Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program.
07/31/2015 - 13:00
OTTAWA - Today, I am taking additional steps to protect and ensure the safety of Canadian children, by introducing changes for certain homeopathic products that fall under the Natural Health Product Regulations (NHPR). Many Canadians choose to purchase natural health products, including homeopathic products, to maintain and improve their health. The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring that they continue to have access to a wide variety of these products, however, current package labelling for some homeopathic products may not be adequate for Canadians to make informed choices. The changes apply to the labelling of some homeopathic products, specifically nosode products as well as homeopathic cough, cold and flu products for children 12 and under.
07/31/2015 - 13:00
Today, Tom Lukiwski, Member of Parliament for Regina-Lumsden-Lake Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced a series of workshops to benefit Saskatchewan businesses by encouraging innovation. The Regina Regional Opportunities Commission (RROC) will coordinate delivery of the workshops.
07/31/2015 - 13:00
Minister Leitch announces federal support for Mompreneurs to help women grow and succeed their businesses
07/31/2015 - 13:00
Today, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced two federal investments, through the Western Diversification Program (WDP), to enhance economic competitiveness in the West.
07/31/2015 - 13:00
Today, Dan Albas, Member of Parliament for Okanagan-Coquihalla, on behalf of the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, Peter MacKay, announced funding of $130,000 over two years for the Victoria Child Abuse Prevention and Counselling Centre to support the opening of a new child advocacy centre that will serve Victoria and southern Vancouver Island.

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