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08/03/2015 - 13:00
Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) wishes to advise pedestrians and cyclists that the pedestrian boardwalk on the Alexandra Bridge will be reduced periodically from Monday, August 3, to Wednesday, August 5, 2015, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.
08/03/2015 - 08:00
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today announced that the legal requirements regarding the Voter Contact Registry are now in effect. As such, the CRTC is accepting registrations for the federal election, which is taking place from August 2, 2015 to October 19, 2015.
08/01/2015 - 16:06
The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, announced the renewal of the partnership between Government of Canada and Rotary Foundation Canada by providing a total of up to $18 million to help save the lives of vulnerable children and reduce poverty in the world's poorest countries.

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07/31/2015 - 11:50
Approximately 170 Canadian soldiers will start training during Exercise ALLIED SPIRIT II on August 4 in Hohenfels, Germany, in support of NATO Assurance Measures.
07/31/2015 - 11:35
The Honourable Greg Rickford, Member of Parliament for Kenora, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, on behalf of the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, today announced two projects to connect workers with careers in the forest products and wood manufacturing sectors.
07/31/2015 - 11:35
Today, Susan Truppe, Parliamentary Secretary for Status of Women and MP for London North Centre, on behalf of the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, Peter MacKay, announced $50,025 in funding to support a needs assessment and feasibility study regarding the opening of a child and youth advocacy centre (CYAC) in London-Middlesex Region, Ontario.
07/31/2015 - 11:35
Today, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health announced that the Government of Canada is investing $519, 400 in an initiative to promote healthy habits in men and help prevent chronic diseases.
07/31/2015 - 11:27
The Harper Government is helping equip young people in Edmonton with the skills and experience they need to find jobs. The announcement was made today by the Honourable Tim Uppal, Minister of State (Multiculturalism) and Member of Parliament for Edmonton–Sherwood Park, on behalf of the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development.
07/31/2015 - 11:26
The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced the following diplomatic appointments: Steve Côté becomes Ambassador to the Dominican Republic. Dennis Horak becomes Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Brandon A. Lee becomes Consul General in San Francisco, United States of America. Sabine Nolke becomes Ambassador to the Kingdom of the Netherlands and Permanent Representative to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.
07/31/2015 - 11:25
The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, and Mr. Yves Desjardins-Siciliano,President and Chief Executive Officer of VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail), announced today a significant investment to increase the safety and efficiency of VIA Rail's Ottawa-Montreal rail corridor for travelers
07/31/2015 - 11:25
WINNIPEGOSIS, Manitoba – Robert Sopuck, Member of Parliament for Dauphin-Swan River-Marquette, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced today an investment to improve safety and working conditions for fishermen at Duck Bay Harbour.
07/31/2015 - 11:20
An independent review of the M/V Marathassa incident has found that denial by the polluter that the vessel was leaking fuel was among several key factors that complicated the identification of the source of the spill and caused an initial delay in recognizing the magnitude of the incident.
07/31/2015 - 11:15
Minister O'Toole joins MP Carmichael in honouring Second World War Veterans with commemorative tribute
07/31/2015 - 11:04
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is pleased to share a sample of its second quarter highlights (April - June) from its various operations in Winnipeg, including airport, commercial and inland operations. This sampling underscores the CBSA's commitment to keeping communities safe and ensuring our laws are respected.
07/31/2015 - 11:00
As part of the $5.8 billion in infrastructure spending announced by Prime Minister Harper, $102 million new funding will go to VIA Rail for several projects to improve the safety and efficiency of the Ottawa-Montreal corridor.The investment will be made over two fiscal years (2015-16 and 2016-17)
07/31/2015 - 11:00
The Government of Canada is proud to announce that the first installment of the annual allocation of the federal Gas Tax Fund has been made available to Yukon communities. The annual $2-billion federal Gas Tax Fund allocation will provide over $56.2 million in 2015-2016 to help Yukon communities build and rehabilitate their infrastructure.
07/31/2015 - 11:00
Harper Government announces new investments in Fort Malden National Historic Site
07/31/2015 - 11:00
The Honourable Peter MacKay, Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and Member of Parliament for Central Nova, was joined today by Joachim Stroink, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Halifax–Chebucto, and Mike Savage, Mayor of Halifax Regional Municipality, to announce federal funding of up to $1.83 million for the purchase of new public transit buses and up to $5.06 million for upgrades to water supply mains in Halifax Regional Municipality under the New Building Canada Plan in Nova Scotia.
07/31/2015 - 11:00
Fort Malden National Historic Site Infrastructure Investments

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