Address by Minister Paradis at the Use of DFATD Emergency Relief Stocks In Response to Humanitarian Needs in Iraq
Today, the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, announced the deployment of relief supplies from Canada's emergency stockpile to address the immediate needs of conflict-affected people in northern Iraq.
Department of Finance Consults on Draft Tax Legislation
To mark the upcoming Labour Day holiday on September 1, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, issued the following statement:
From August 31 to November 8, 2013, the Canadian and U.S. Secretariats to the Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC)
On Tuesday, August 26, 2014, the Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, P.C., Q.C., M.P., Minister of National Revenue, will meet with small business owners to discuss red tape reduction, and will deliver a speech to highlight the Canada Revenue Agency's Liaison Officer Initiative pilot project.
Members of the media are invited to attend the following announcements:
PS Truppe to Announce Canadian Support to Improve the Health of Vulnerable Populations in Bangladesh
Susan Truppe, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Status of Women and Member of Parliament for London North Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, will make an announcement concerning humanitarian assistance for the alleviation of poverty in Bangladesh. She will be joined by Wladyslaw Lizon, Member of Parliament for Mississauga East-Cooksville.
Members of the media are invited to attend an event where the Honourable Rob Moore, Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency), will make an announcement regarding an investment in Wolfville.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced significant financial support to provide upgraded high-speed Internet access to approximately 12,000 households in Nunavut and the Nunavik region of northern Quebec. This investment advances the Government of Canada’s priority to promote social and economic development in the North, as outlined in Canada’s Northern Strategy. The announcement was made in Pond Inlet, Nunavut, during the Prime Minister’s ninth annual Northern Tour, taking place from August 21 to 26, 2014. He was joined by James Moore, Minister of Industry, and Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the occasion of the 23rd anniversary of Ukraine's independence:
"Canada deplores in the strongest terms the ongoing violence and destruction in Libya and is appalled by the reported incidents of human rights abuses. We urge all parties to accept an immediate and unconditional cessation of hostilities."
Vancouver, B.C. - August 24, 2014 - Media representatives are advised that Parliamentary Secretary Colin Carrie on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Canada's Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council, will host a news conference to launch new wetland restoration projects in partnership with the North American Waterfowl Management Plan.
Government of Canada will announce an important initiative that will help Saskatchewan residents get jobs
The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, and the Honourable Jeremy Harrison, Minister Responsible for Immigration, Jobs, Skills, and Training, will announce an important initiative that will help Saskatchewan residents get jobs
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird and the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister for Multiculturalism, today issued the following statement
Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced a new project to continue the search for the ill-fated 1845-46 Franklin Expedition vessels: the HMS Erebus and HMS Terror. The Prime Minister announced the 2012 Franklin Expedition after visiting with crew aboard the research vessel Martin Bergmann, the newest member of the multi-partner project. The announcement was made during the Prime Minister's seventh annual Northern Tour, taking place from August 20-24, 2012.
Les ministres Jason Kenney et Chris Alexander ont fait la déclaration suivante à l'occasion de la journée du Ruban noir
VANCOUVER - Parliamentary Secretary Kelly Block, on behalf of the Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, will deliver remarks at the 2014 Pacific Basin Nuclear Conference. Ms. Block will discuss how the Government of Canada is working to position Canada's nuclear industry for future success.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced measures to promote an economically viable, job-creating, commercial agricultural industry in Canada's North
Connecting Canadian businesses to international markets boosts exports and creates jobs and opportunities
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