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National News

07/05/2015 - 19:30
The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) is preparing to send up to 1,400 personnel, including a firefighting force and integral logistics support, to help fight fires in Saskatchewan.
07/05/2015 - 17:15
Statement by Minister of State Gosal on the Closing of the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
07/05/2015 - 16:39
Andrew Bennett, Canada's Ambassador for Religious Freedom, today issued the following statement condemning a series of bombings in Iraq yesterday: "Canada strongly condemns the attacks that took place on Saturday in Baghdad, Mahmoudiya town and Balad Ruz, which killed and injured scores of people.
07/05/2015 - 14:34
The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, and Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, India's Minister of State (Independent Charge) Petroleum and Natural Gas, today met in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, for the 2nd India-Canada Ministerial Energy Dialogue to discuss enhancing energy cooperation between the two countries in the areas of oil, natural gas, clean energy, power transmission and skill development. They highlighted Canada and India's growing energy partnership, by strengthening government to government and business to business relationships, to help create jobs and long-term economic prosperity for both countries.

National News

06/30/2015 - 13:00
Virden, Manitoba, June 30, 2015 –Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure announcement with Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris, on behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, Drew Caldwell, Manitoba Minister of Municipal Government, and Jeff McConnell, Mayor of the Town of Virden.
06/30/2015 - 12:55
Announce about Support for Canada Day Celebrations in Mississauga
06/30/2015 - 12:50
The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development welcomed the printing of the first Universal Child Care Benefit cheques (UCCB) that will be mailed and received by families starting July 20th.
06/30/2015 - 12:43
Veterans Affairs Canada to begin implementing three new benefits
06/30/2015 - 12:00
On behalf of the Honourable Erin O'Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, Senator David Wells will participate in a commemorative ceremony in Ottawa to mark the 99th anniversary of the Battles of the Somme and Beaumont-Hamel
06/30/2015 - 12:00
The public and media are invited to participate in the official Government of Canada ceremony marking the 99th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme at the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial in France
06/30/2015 - 11:45
The Canadian Army Advanced Warfare Centre now has a new home at 8 Wing Trenton, Ontario. Rick Norlock, Member of Parliament for Northumberland-Quinte West, helped cut the ribbon at a ceremony today for this new building that will improve Canadian Army training of combat forces.
06/30/2015 - 11:30
Minister James Moore announces major investment in local Port Coquitlam company to build and deliver the enclosure for one of the world's largest, most advanced Earth telescopes.
06/30/2015 - 11:06
Finance Minister Joe Oliver today announced the appointment of Bill Ross to the Board of Directors of the Royal Canadian Mint. Mr. Ross is Senior Counsel at WeirFoulds LLP, where he has a diverse practice in corporate, commercial and not-for-profit law
06/30/2015 - 10:55
The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, along with Joyce Bateman, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Centre, today announced that 850 students in Manitoba, including 310 students across 234 organizations in Winnipeg, will participate in meaningful summer employment through a Canada Summer Jobs investment. Minister Poilievre made the announcement at the Manitoba Badminton Association which has hired a student to work in areas such as coaching, marketing, planning and development.
06/30/2015 - 10:45
The Canadian Grain Commission reminds the grain industry and producers about grain grading changes that come into effect on July 1, 2015 in Eastern Canada.
06/30/2015 - 10:43
Finance Minister Joe Oliver today announced the appointment of Jennifer Reynolds and Sandra Rosch to the Board of Directors of the Canada Development Investment Corporation (CDEV) for four-year terms.
06/30/2015 - 10:39
Finance Minister Joe Oliver today announced the appointment of Michael Mackasey as the new Chair of the Canada Development Investment Corporation (CDEV) Board of Directors.
06/30/2015 - 10:33
Today I wish to congratulate the Council of Atlantic Premiers on continuing to lead the way in harmonizing apprenticeship training and improving labour mobility by signing the Atlantic Memorandum of Understanding Concerning Apprentice Mobility. As a result of this agreement, Canadians apprenticing in the Atlantic Provinces will now have access to consistent training, certification and standards, leading to more job opportunities and greater mobility while helping address skills shortages in this region.
06/30/2015 - 10:30
On behalf of the Honourable Erin O'Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, and the Government of Canada, Senator Norman Doyle will attend the annual commemorative event at the Newfoundland National Memorial, in St. John's, to mark the anniversary of the Battles of the Somme and Beaumont-Hamel
06/30/2015 - 10:21
Public event for Prime Minister Stephen Harper for Wednesday, July 1st is:

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