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07/25/2014 - 16:00
Government of Canada, Foreign Affairs Trade and Development Canada, Deputy Minister of International Trade, Assistant Deputy Minister Public Affairs, Strategic Communications (Trade)
07/25/2014 - 14:15
Ottawa, July 25, 2014-Industry Minister James Moore made the following statement today on Berkshire Hathaway Energy's application under the Investment Canada Act to acquire control of AltaLink, an electricity transmission company based in Alberta:
07/25/2014 - 13:38
Please be advised that the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada and member of parliament for Okanagan-Coquihalla, Dan Albas will make an important announcement
07/25/2014 - 13:11
The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, and Parm Gill, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs, will join Veterans and dignitaries at a special ceremony to honour the courageous Canadians who served during the Korean War.

National News

07/22/2014 - 06:00
The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, today announced the sixth round of negotiations toward a Canada-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA). The negotiations will take place in Ottawa from July 28 to July 31, 2014.
07/22/2014 - 06:00
GLASGOW, Scotland – The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), will pay a courtesy visit to the Clydebank Rugby Club and its Cashback for Communities project on Wednesday. The Minister of State is in Glasgow for the XX Commonwealth Games.
07/22/2014 - 05:15
GLASGOW, Scotland - The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), will take part in a news conference being held by Commonwealth Games Canada on Tuesday in Glasgow.
07/22/2014 - 05:00
Riverview¿Dieppe), today announced $74,000 in funding over the next two years for the Fédération des jeunes francophones du Nouveau-Brunswick (FJFNB).
07/21/2014 - 16:15
The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, along with the Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, Minister of National Revenue and MP for Delta-Richmond East, hosted a roundtable discussion in Vancouver today with Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor Initiative (APGCI) partners
07/21/2014 - 13:43
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced today that it is initiating investigations into the alleged injurious dumping of certain oil country tubular goods originating in or exported from Chinese Taipei, India, Indonesia, the Philippines, the Republic of Korea, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, and Vietnam and the alleged injurious subsidizing of certain oil country tubular goods originating in or exported from India, Indonesia, the Philippines, the Republic of Korea, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine and Vietnam.
07/21/2014 - 13:09
On behalf of Finance Minister Joe Oliver, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today signed, along with David Gauke, Financial Secretary to Her Majesty's Treasury, an agreement amending the Convention between the Government of Canada and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income and capital gains.
07/21/2014 - 13:05
The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today addressed members of the Vancouver Board of Trade in Vancouver, British Columbia.
07/21/2014 - 13:00
The Government of Canada is taking important steps to support Ukraine and to impose sanctions against those responsible for the ongoing crisis.
07/21/2014 - 13:00
Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the intent to implement economic sanctions against a broad range of entities related to various Russian sectors:
07/21/2014 - 12:09
The Agribusiness Development project supports the Government of the Philippines in its efforts to improve the productivity and the competiveness of the agribusiness sector in order to improve the livelihood of farmers and others employed in the sector. Canada will contribute $10 million to the project over five years (2013-2017) through the International Finance Corporation (IFC).
07/21/2014 - 12:07
The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, on behalf of the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today announced Canadian support for a project that will help farmers enhance their business management skills and financial literacy, and access better farming practices and markets for their products.
07/21/2014 - 12:00
Media are invited to join the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, for an announcement related to a high-profile human trafficking case.
07/21/2014 - 12:00
Today, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced an investment of $3.3 million toward the purchase and installation of specialized advanced manufacturing and product development equipment at the Alberta Centre for Advanced Micro Nano Technology Products (ACAMP), as well as training on the use of this new equipment for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
07/21/2014 - 10:20
Federal government announces support for the Fêtes du Lac William

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