The Honourable Peter Van Loan, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, on behalf of the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, will make an important announcement.
Seniors in Markham will benefit from more social opportunities and will learn new skills, thanks to support from the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP). The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), made the announcement today.
The Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, will make an important announcement at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial
Regina, Saskatchewan, May 13, 2013-Today, the Honourable Maxime Bernier, Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism), met with local small business entrepreneurs who are members of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business. He listened to the priorities of Regina entrepreneurs while underscoring the Harper Government's recent efforts to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) through Economic Action Plan 2013.
Ottawa, May 7, 2013-Today, the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of Industry and Minister responsible for the Canadian Space Agency, issued the following statement on NGC Aerospace:
Andrew Bennett, Canada's Ambassador for Religious Freedom, today issued the following statement: "Canada strongly condemns the cowardly attack on the newly inaugurated Saint Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in the northern Tanzanian town of Arusha, which killed at least two persons and injured more than 50 others.
Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston, along with Deepak Chopra, President and CEO of Canada Post, will unveil a postage stamp commemorating the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's coronation, during a ceremony at Rideau Hall on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at 10 a.m.
On May 7, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) Astronaut Jeremy Hansen will be back in Western Ontario to meet with students and teachers from the area where he was raised. On the occasion of Education Week, he will discuss his training as an Astronaut, as well as the importance of promoting science education amongst young Canadians. Media are invited to attend the following events:
As part of the strengthened and modernized Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 (CEAA 2012) put in place to support the government's Responsible Resource Development Initiative, the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency must decide whether a federal environmental assessment is required for the proposed Prince Rupert LNG Project in British Columbia. To assist it in making its decision, the Agency is seeking comments from the public on the project and its potential effects on the environment.
The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, made the following statement upon learning that a Canadian permanent resident pleaded guilty of misrepresentation and was handed a $25,000 fine following a Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) investigation.
OTTAWA - Transport Canada today granted permission for WestJet to employ a ratio of one flight attendant for every 50 passenger seats onboard an aircraft.
The Honourable Vic Toews, Minister of Public Safety, and the Honourable Steven Fletcher, Minister of State (Transport), spoke today at the Canadian/American Border Trade Alliance Ottawa Conference on the benefits of and the progress made to date under the Beyond the Border Action Plan
The Honourable Diane Finley will deliver remarks at the Building and Construction Trades 2013 Canadian Policy Conference
The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, will deliver remarks at the Building and Construction Trades 2013 Canadian Policy Conference.
The Honourable Senator Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu; Dr. Réjean Hébert, Minister of Health and Social Services, Minister responsible for Seniors, Minister responsible for the Estrie Region and Member of the National Assembly for Saint-François, on behalf of Sylvain Gaudreault, Minister of Municipal Affairs, Regions and Land Occupancy, Minister of Transportation and Member of the National Assembly for Jonquière; Bernard Sévigny, Mayor of Sherbrooke; as well as Michael Goldbloom, Principal of Bishop's University, participated in the official launch of construction work on the new Multi-Sport and Health Centre at Bishop's University, joined by dignitaries, students, professors, university personnel, Sherbrooke residents and visitors.
Harper Government reaffirms commitment to working with communities and private sector to tackle Canada's social challenges
Today, at the inaugural Women in Social Business Forum, the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, discussed the potential of social finance as an innovative approach to addressing social challenges in Canada and released a report on the results of last year's National Call for Concepts for Social Finance.
Ottawa, May 6, 2013 - Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced today the appointment of Ms. Jayashree Thatte Bhat, PhD, of Calgary, to the Canadian Race Relations Foundation's Board of Directors.
Parks Canada is contributing $10,000 to the Association of Persons Expropriated from Forillon and their Descendants in support of the group's project to gather first-person accounts. This contribution will serve to document the memory of people whose property was expropriated to create Forillon Parks and thereby ensure that this memory enters the history books for all time
Good morning ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to this public hearing. During this hearing, we will review Astral Media Inc.'s application for authorization to transfer control of its radio and television services to BCE Inc.
Speaking Notes for the Honourable Diane Finley to the Women in Social Business Forum of the Women in Leadership Foundation
Speaking Notes for the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, to the Women in Social Business Forum of the Women in Leadership Foundation.
Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund ¿ Centre communautaire Jean-Guy Drolet receives funding from Government of Canada
Acting on behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, the Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today announced that the Centre récréatif St-François-d'Assise Inc., commonly known as the Centre communautaire Jean-Guy Drolet, has been granted financial assistance for building improvements.