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01/30/2015 - 14:53
Minister O'Toole announces easier and faster access to effective mental health care for Veterans and their families
01/30/2015 - 14:00
The Harper Government is providing funding of $295,000 to two local organizations for projects that will prevent and combat homelessness in Prince Albert. Randy Hoback, Member of Parliament for Prince Albert, made the announcement today on behalf of the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development.
01/30/2015 - 13:34
Finance Minister Joe Oliver today welcomed the findings of the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV consultation with Canada, which once again highlighted the Government's successful low-tax plan to create jobs, growth and long-term prosperity.
01/30/2015 - 13:32
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement regarding recent developments in Yemen: "It has been over a week since the coup in Yemen, and I remain deeply concerned that the security situation in the country continues to deteriorate, with no progress toward a peaceful resolution or political transition. This comes as the Yemeni people are facing a severe humanitarian crisis.

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01/26/2015 - 10:45
The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Federal Minister of Health, joined by Dr. Gregory Taylor, Chief Public Health Officer of Canada, Dr. Bonnie Henry, Deputy Provincial Health Officer of British Columbia and Terry Lake, Health Minister of British Columbia, will hold a technical briefing to provide an update on influenza.
01/26/2015 - 09:45
January 26, 2015 - Salmon Arm, British Columbia In the Columbia-Shuswap Regional District, the federal government has partnered with the British Columbia Conservation Foundation to improve fish habitat along the Shuswap Lake shoreline and Salmon River. Member of Parliament Colin Mayes, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, highlighted today the Government of Canada's investment in these projects. Through the Recreational Fisheries Conservation Partnerships Program (RFCPP), the British Columbia Conservation Foundation will receive up to $111,223 to support the conservation of fish habitat in the Shuswap Lake area.
01/26/2015 - 09:29
As part of his second trade mission to Ukraine, the Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, on behalf of the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, announced today four initiatives to support economic and governance reform, and promote sustainable economic growth for Ukrainian small and medium-sized businesses in the dairy and grain sectors.
01/26/2015 - 09:25
Canada will provide $19.7 million to Canadian organization Société de coopération pour le développement international (SOCODEVI) to promote the growth of small and medium-sized dairy businesses in Ukraine, particularly those led by women.
01/26/2015 - 09:00
Member of Parliament LaVar Payne announces Government of Canada support for the Medicine Hat Folk Music Club
01/26/2015 - 09:00
Mark Strahl, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, today delivered opening remarks at the 31st annual Mineral Exploration Roundup in Vancouver, British Columbia.
01/26/2015 - 08:49
January 26, 2015 – Ottawa, ON – Office of the Ombudsman for the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Forces...
01/26/2015 - 08:00
Media are invited to join Jeff Watson, Member of Parliament for Essex and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport; Kathryn McGarry, Member of Provincial Parliament for Cambridge and Parliamentary Assistant to the Ontario Minister of Transportation; and Drew Dilkens, Mayor of Windsor, as they announce the completion of construction of the Windsor-Detroit Tunnel Canadian Plaza improvements
01/26/2015 - 07:50
Canada's Minister of International Trade, Ed Fast, and Ukraine's Minister of Economic Development and Trade, Aivaras Abromavičius, today issued the following statement during Minister Fast's trade and development mission to Ukraine:
01/26/2015 - 07:45
Today, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) joins counterparts around the world in celebrating International Customs Day. This year's theme is Co-ordinated Border Management – an inclusive approach for connecting stakeholders. The CBSA supports the World Customs Organization (WCO)'s decision to highlight the importance of partnerships in meeting the trade and border security demands of the 21st century.
01/26/2015 - 07:45
This is Minister Fast's second trade and development mission to Ukraine to promote trade and investment between Canada and Ukraine and is his first meeting with his new counterpart, Aivaras Abromavičius. This trip reinforces Canada's commitment to supporting Ukraine in its pursuit of freedom, democracy and economic growth.
01/26/2015 - 05:51
Ottawa, January 26, 2015 - Today, the Honourable Peter Van Loan, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, and the Honourable Denis Level, Minister of Infrastructure...
01/25/2015 - 10:00
Please be advised that Mark Strahl, Parliamentary Secretary, Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development will make an announcement concerning urban Aboriginal Peoples in British Columbia.
01/25/2015 - 10:00
Mark Strahl, Member of Parliament for Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, will deliver remarks at the 31 st Mineral Exploration Roundup 2015.
01/25/2015 - 08:45
The Prime Minister will attend the Regimental Funeral service for RCMP Constable David Wynn....
01/25/2015 - 08:41
Governor General Travelling to Saudi Arabia following the Death of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz...

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