In his Fall 2014 Report tabled today in Parliament, Auditor General Michael Ferguson reports on seven audits which examined a number of different government activities and programs.
November 24, 2014, Ottawa
The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls and Minister of National Defence, issued the following statement today regarding the Auditor General Fall 2014 Report.
Following the tabling of the 2014 fall report of the Auditor General of Canada, the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, made the following statement:
Despite decades of progress, women in Canada still do not enjoy the same quality of life as men, according to a report released by the Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC) today.
In North America, Black Friday is increasingly becoming one of the busiest holiday shopping days of the year. This year, Black Friday is November 28 and Canada, the United States and Mexico are working cooperatively to remind consumers about the importance of toy safety.
British Columbia's (BC's) forestry industry is booming, boasting 11 per cent export growth this year. A new forecast by Export Development Canada (EDC) sees the revival of the US economy extending that trend with 12 per cent growth in 2015.
Sharon and I profoundly believe that there is nothing in this world more precious than children. Their happiness is vital to that of society as a whole, and it is important that they be given their rightful place among us. As adults, it is our duty to offer them the love, resources and support they need to grow, thrive and reach their full potential. When we care for our youth, they in turn will grow into smart and caring citizens.
Thank you for your warm welcome. I am so pleased to be here with you this morning.
Today, Canada's Financial Literacy Leader Jane Rooney consulted on the development of a national strategy to strengthen the financial literacy of Canadians.
Canada's food safety system was ranked the best in the world, in a report released today by the Conference Board of Canada in collaboration with the University of Guelph's Food Institute. Canada's food safety system tied for first place with Ireland in a comparison of 17 Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries.
The Honourable Jason Kenney will deliver remarks at the Building Meaning Project national roundtable event hosted by Cardus and its partners
The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, will deliver remarks at the Building Meaning Project national roundtable event hosted by Cardus and its partners: the Christian Labour Association of Canada, Canada's Building Trades Unions, the Progressive Contractors Association of Canada and the National Construction Labour Relations Alliance.
On behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, Wai Young, Member of Parliament for Vancouver South, will attend a joint toy safety event at the Product Safety Laboratory with Elliot Kaye, Chairman of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Julian Juarez, Deputy Head of Mission from the Embassy of Mexico, representing the Consumer Protection Federal Agency (Profeco).
Minister Paradis and Global Health and Diplomacy Magazine Convene Private Sector Leaders to Save the Lives of Women and Children
Paradis speaks with private sector representatives about their role in improving global health at a Center for Global Health and Diplomacy round table
Keynote address by Minister Paradis for ''The Role of the Private Sector in the New Global Health Architecture'' at a Center for Global Health and Diplomacy round table discussion
Good afternoon. I am so pleased to be here with you today to talk about the crucial role of the private sector in global health.
Governor General to Invest 42 Recipients into the Order of Canada
The Government of Canada is considering issuing more ultra-long bonds, subject to favourable market conditions, through a reopening of the 2.75% Government of Canada bond maturing on December 1, 2064 using a syndicated process
Export Development Canada (EDC) recently launched its 15th annual International Business Scholarships competition, designed to recognize and develop the next generation of Canadian globally-minded business leaders.
I am delighted to be here with you to honour some of the best and brightest in Canadian discovery. We are here to celebrate the accomplishments of all of the laureates with us today, including Dr. Graeme Wynn, recipient of the 2012 Massey Medal. I would also like to pay tribute to Dr. Derald Smith, recipient of the 2014 Massey Medal, who sadly passed away in June.
Welcome to Rideau Hall, home of the people of Canada. It is my pleasure, alongside Sharon, to open our current home to all Canadians to offer this inside look into what makes this place tick.
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