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03/05/2015 - 17:30
Member of Parliament Ryan Leef announces support for the Yukon Arts Centre
03/05/2015 - 16:40
Today, I am shocked and deeply saddened to learn of the passing of my friend and colleague, Dr. Cy Frank. My heart goes out to Cy's family, friends and colleagues who will surely miss him.
03/05/2015 - 14:00
The Government of Canada is helping Canadians with disabilities gain the skills and experience they need to find jobs. The announcement was made today by John Carmichael, Member of Parliament for Don Valley West, on behalf of the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development.
03/05/2015 - 13:59
Fanshawe College of Applied Arts and Technology is a publicly funded college with a program focus in the areas of engineering, manufacturing, business management and information technology.

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03/02/2015 - 12:00
The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada's Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today issued the following statement to mark the launch of Fraud Prevention Month
03/02/2015 - 11:55
OTTAWA - Media are invited to attend the departure of approximately 125 Canadian Army soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment (3 RCR), who will depart from 8 Wing Trenton, ON, on March 2, 2015 to join soldiers from 3 RCR currently deployed on Operation REASSURANCE. Rick Norlock, Member of Parliament for Northumberland-Quinte West, will be present as the soldiers embark.
03/02/2015 - 11:50
The Office of the Auditor General of Canada will present its 2015 report to the Yukon Legislative Assembly on Thursday, 5 March 2015. The report focuses on Corrections in Yukon
03/02/2015 - 11:35
The Office of the Auditor General of Canada will present its report to the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly on Tuesday, 3 March 2015
03/02/2015 - 11:30
Today, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced a federal investment of $450,000 for the University of British Columbia (UBC) towards the commercialization of technologies that will support sustainability in the oil and gas industries.
03/02/2015 - 11:30
Minister Leitch highlights skilled trades and technical professions at roundtable
03/02/2015 - 11:27
The Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State (Foreign Affairs and Consular), today announced that she will travel to the Kyrgyz Republic and Kazakhstan from May 19 to 23, 2014. During her visit, Minister Yelich will attend the Astana Economic Forum in Kazakhstan to take part in a panel discussion on women in new economies. She will also meet with a number of business, political and religious leaders.
03/02/2015 - 11:14
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, on behalf of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced that the Government of Canada is investing $17,038,174 over three years, to enhance safety at the Aéroport Montréal Saint-Hubert Longueuil.
03/02/2015 - 11:10
Canada Post's much-anticipated annual floral series is this year featuring fresh-faced pansies. These vibrant blooms can be found growing in flower beds across Canada, thanks to their hardiness – and because their seemingly smiling faces are irresistible.
03/02/2015 - 11:06
The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today concluded his visit to France, where he had a constructive meeting with Laurent Fabius, France's Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development.
03/02/2015 - 11:00
On Tuesday, March 3, 2015, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, will make an announcement in support of trade and investment in British Columbia.
03/02/2015 - 10:55
Andrew Saxton, Member of Parliament for North Vancouver, on behalf of the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, today announced that the Government of Canada is helping to increase jobs and opportunities for urban Aboriginal people living in Vancouver.
03/02/2015 - 10:50
Joe Oliver to Take Part in the Medal Unveiling for the Toronto 2015 Pan and Parapan American Games
03/02/2015 - 10:30
Government of Canada announces support for festival showcasing Ontario artists
03/02/2015 - 10:25
The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), and Jay Aspin, Member of Parliament for Nipissing - Timiskaming, today announced an investment in the Innovation Initiatives Ontario North (IION) organization through the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP).
03/02/2015 - 10:10
After connecting farm-based businesses with ideas, information and other resources for 20 years, the next Direct Farm Marketing Conference will encourage participants to find new marketing opportunities for sustainable growth, Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister Ron Kostyshyn announced today.

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