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06/02/2015 - 09:55
Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz is leading a mission to Washington, D.C., this week where he will reassert Canada's position that the United States (U.S.) must repeal its protectionist Country of Origin Labelling (COOL) measure for beef and pork that is harming the North American livestock industry or face retaliatory measures.
06/02/2015 - 09:40
General Tom Lawson, Chief of the Defence Staff, is pleased to announce additional Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) General and Flag Officer senior appointments, promotions and retirements that will occur in 2015. These promotions and appointments support recent decisions on military operations and international contributions and reflect our on-going commitment to operate as a unified CAF, led by Regular and Reserve Force Officers.
06/02/2015 - 09:35
Lieutenant-General Stephen Bowes officially assumed command of Canadian Joint Operations Command (CJOC) from Lieutenant-General Jonathan Vance at a ceremony today in Ottawa presided over by General Tom Lawson, Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS).
06/02/2015 - 09:20
The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) has selected four new science experiments to be conducted aboard the International Space Station (ISS), beginning in the fall 2015. The four studies were picked for their relevance to medical and health issues stemming from space travel (the CSA's top priority for ISS science), and for the benefits they offer for life on Earth.

National News

05/29/2015 - 11:30
The Honourable Peter MacKay, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Central Nova, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointment.
05/29/2015 - 11:30
The Honourable Peter MacKay, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Central Nova, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointment
05/29/2015 - 11:30
The Honourable Peter MacKay, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Central Nova, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointments
05/29/2015 - 11:30
Leveraging scientific and high-tech expertise while supporting jobs and growth - May 29, 2015 - Cambridge, Ontario - Canadian Space Agency - The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario), is pleased to announce that 21 high-tech companies received research and development (R&D) funding via the Canadian Space Agency's (CSA) Space Technology Development Program (STDP).
05/29/2015 - 11:15
The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Member of Parliament for Abbotsford, will make an announcement to help those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in Abbotsford.
05/29/2015 - 11:00
Contract Pharmaceuticals Limited Canada will expand its contract manufacturing capabilities and generate business growth in the life sciences sector, with the aid of up to $8,992,672 announced today by Member of Parliament for Mississauga-Streetsville Brad Butt, on behalf of FedDev Ontario Minister Gary Goodyear.
05/29/2015 - 11:00
Member of Parliament Joy Smith announces funding for two organizations
05/29/2015 - 10:56
- Today, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada's Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, issued a statement to mark the passage of Bill C-42, the Common Sense Firearms Licensing Act, through third reading in the House of Commons.
05/29/2015 - 10:36
Measures came into force officially today that enable Canada to revoke citizenship from dual nationals convicted of terrorism, treason and high treason, and/or spying for foreign governments.
05/29/2015 - 10:30
The Honourable Rob Moore, Regional Minister for New Brunswick, Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency) and Member of Parliament for Fundy Royal, 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, was joined today by the Honourable Brian Gallant, Premier of New Brunswick, and Murray Driscoll, Mayor of Quispamsis, to announce $2,300,000 in federal funding for wastewater infrastructure upgrades in Quispamsis.
05/29/2015 - 10:30
Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure funding announcement. Participating government representatives include Robert Goguen, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Member of Parliament for Moncton–Riverview–Dieppe, 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; the Honourable Roger Melanson, New Brunswick Minister of Finance and Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure; the Honourable Cathy Rogers, New Brunswick Minister of Social Development; and George LeBlanc, Mayor of Moncton.
05/29/2015 - 10:15
Members of the media are invited to attend an important event regarding local water and wastewater infrastructure improvements with Ryan Leef, Member of Parliament for Yukon 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; Patti McLeod, MLA of Watson Lake; and Richard Durocher, Mayor of Watson Lake.
05/29/2015 - 10:03
Ed Komarnicki, Member of Parliament for Souris–Moose Mountain, on behalf of the Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, today participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating a milestone for Petroleum Technology Research Centre's (PTRC) Aquistore project in Estevan, Saskatchewan.
05/29/2015 - 10:00
Member of Parliament Dick Harris Announces Celebrate Canada Support for seven organizations
05/29/2015 - 10:00
Today, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced $1.2 million under the Western Diversification Program (WDP) to help Prairie organic grain growers expand into growing international markets.

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