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07/29/2014 - 12:34
GODERICH, Ontario – Ben Lobb, Member of Parliament (Huron–Bruce), on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, will make an announcement on Wednesday about the Huron Arts & Heritage Network.
07/29/2014 - 12:15
Today, the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, participated in a round table hosted by the Canada Foodgrains Bank that brought together Canadian farmers, local organizations and the private sector. The Minister had the opportunity to discuss Canada's leadership role to date and get feedback on what concrete actions Canada should take to improve global nutrition, a key pillar of the maternal, newborn and child health initiative, Canada's top development priority.
07/29/2014 - 12:12
Address by Minister Paradis: Consultation on Maternal, Newborn and Child Health
07/29/2014 - 12:09
Today's announcement of $20 million over two years (2014-2016) is contributing to a project that seeks to prevent both acute and chronic undernutrition in children.

National News

07/23/2014 - 12:00
Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event with Ryan Leef, Member of Parliament for Yukon, and the Honourable Brad Cathers, Yukon Community Services Minister.
07/23/2014 - 11:55
Today's announcement of $5 million to UNICEF is addressing the humanitarian needs of people, especially children, affected by the crisis in Somalia.
07/23/2014 - 11:50
Through the Great Lakes Sustainability Fund (GLSF), the Government of Canada supports projects to clean up each of Canada's 14 remaining Areas of Concern or "degraded areas" within the Great Lakes Basin. 
07/23/2014 - 11:35
"Canada welcomes news that an agreement has been reached between the ruling Cambodian People's Party and opposition Cambodian National Rescue Party [CNRP] to end the political deadlock following the July 2013 national elections.
07/23/2014 - 11:05
Today, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada's Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, announced the coming-into-force of an expanded Order Declaring an Amnesty Period (2014).
07/23/2014 - 10:03
Today Minister Aglukkaq and Nova Scotia Environment Minister Randy Delorey announced the renewal of a cooperative water monitoring agreement between Environment Canada and Nova Scotia Environment. The Memorandum of Agreement for Water Quantity Surveys ensures the on-going collection, processing, publication and distribution of water quantity data in Nova Scotia.
07/23/2014 - 10:00
The Government of Canada is providing the Corporation of the Town of New Tecumseth with $4,591 through the Museums Assistance Program to support improvements to the Museum on the Boyne's collections management and environmental monitoring practices.
07/23/2014 - 09:00
Today, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, together with the Honourable Mike Lake, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Industry and Member of Parliament for Edmonton-Mill Woods-Beaumont, announced an investment of $150,000 in support of a pilot program that is providing Information Technology (IT) skills training and career opportunities for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
07/23/2014 - 08:00
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced today that four companies located in the Toronto area have paid $84,000 in administrative monetary penalties as part of settlements over violations of the telemarketing rules. The companies, which sell home improvement services, also agreed to put a stop to their current telemarketing practices.
07/23/2014 - 08:00
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today announced that it will host a meeting with telecommunications and broadcasting distribution companies to discuss the practice of charging additional fees to customers who wish to receive paper bills. The CRTC also released the results of its fact-finding exercise on these practices.
07/23/2014 - 07:34
Today, following a round table with the Ukrainian community of the Etobicoke area in Toronto, James Bezan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence, and Ted Opitz, Member of Parliament for Etobicoke Centre, on behalf of Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, announced a contribution to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE).
07/23/2014 - 07:30
The project aims to increase the protection of human rights of Ukrainian citizens in the courts by training Ukrainian legal professionals on the norms of the European Court of Human Rights. The project seeks to develop a training methodology and 10 courses on the European Convention on Human Rights and the case law of the European Court of Human Rights for the National School of Judges of Ukraine and for Ukrainian universities.
07/23/2014 - 07:00
The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, participated in the 20th International AIDS Conference this week in Melbourne, Australia. During the Conference sessions, meetings and side events, Minister Ambrose reinforced Canada's continued commitment to global efforts to address HIV/AIDS and to advancing a comprehensive and integrated long-term approach to address HIV/AIDS in Canada.
07/23/2014 - 07:00
Government of Canada Supports Théâtre Wakefield
07/23/2014 - 06:00
Ahead of the start of construction at the future site of the War of 1812 Monument, the Government of Canada took time to dedicate the site in remembrance of the bravery and sacrifice shown in one of Canada's pivotal conflicts.

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