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07/02/2015 - 15:08
The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls and Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie and M.P. for Mégantic–l'Érable, today made the following statement: "Canada cannot recognize the legitimacy of elections imposed by the Burundian authorities. The climate of intimidation, violence and fear imposed by the ruling party undermines any credibility in these elections. It is important to give the Burundian authorities a clear message: a forced vote is a stolen vote.
07/02/2015 - 14:35
The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement: "Canada condemns in the strongest terms Boko Haram's latest jihadi terrorist attacks in the Nigerian towns of Monguno on June 30 and Maiduguri on July 2.
07/02/2015 - 14:26
The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement on the capsizing of a ferry near the port of Ormoc City in the Philippines: "We are deeply saddened by the news of the sinking of a ferry carrying 189 people near a central Philippine port. On behalf of all Canadians, I offer my deepest sympathies to those who have lost friends and family members as a result of this tragic event.
07/02/2015 - 13:55
Joe Oliver to Make Arts, Culture and Heritage Funding Announcements

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06/29/2015 - 12:16
The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, and Rod Bruinooge, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South (Manitoba), will visit the Winnipeg Production Centre, where Universal Child Care Benefit cheques are printed for a portion of the 4 million eligible families across Canada.
06/29/2015 - 12:15
The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs, and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the region of Quebec, on behalf of The Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, today announced an investment of $3.7 million for renovations at the Drummondville and St-Hyacinthe armouries, in support of the Canadian Armed Forces.
06/29/2015 - 12:14
The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) will participate in Canada Day celebrations across the country on July 1, 2015.
06/29/2015 - 12:00
Mr. Robert Sopuck, Member of Parliament for Dauphin - Swan River - Marquette, on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, will make an announcement regarding new investments for Riding Mountain National Park.
06/29/2015 - 12:00
Industry Minister James Moore, along with the Minister of State (Science and Technology) Ed Holder, today announced the appointment of Lynda Brown-Ganzert and Prem Singhmar as Directors of the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), effective June 18, 2015.
06/29/2015 - 11:45
The Department of National Defence has received $452 million for the repair and upgrade of Canadian Armed Forces facilities. Revitalized defence infrastructure across Canada will provide the Canadian Armed Forces with the facilities they need to provide support to troops and military families,
06/29/2015 - 11:45
Federally-funded crime prevention supports the Resiliency Education Leadership Adventure and Youth Service led by the Cape Breton Regional Police Service
06/29/2015 - 11:30
The Harper Government is helping equip youth in Ontario with the skills and experience they need to find jobs. The announcement was made today by the Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board, and Barry Devolin, Member of Parliament for Haliburton–Kawartha Lakes–Brock, on behalf of the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development.
06/29/2015 - 11:00
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency reminds Canadians to take a few simple steps to keep healthy
06/29/2015 - 11:00
The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada's Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today announced the addition of the Abdullah Azzam Brigades to the Criminal Code list of terrorist entities, as well as administrative changes to the list.
06/29/2015 - 10:30
The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, Joyce Bateman, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South-Centre and Rod Bruinooge, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg-South will make an announcement regarding the 2015 Canada Summer Jobs program.
06/29/2015 - 10:30
Residents of Parksville and Nanoose will benefit from new drinking water infrastructure thanks to joint funding from the governments of Canada and British Columbia through the Small Communities Fund.
06/29/2015 - 10:00
An estimated 40 families in Dryden are eligible to receive money under the Harper Government's boosted Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB), but are at risk of not receiving the benefit unless they apply. At a community barbeque in Dryden today, the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, and the Honourable Greg Rickford, Member of Parliament (Kenora), Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, asked for help from the media and the public to encourage families to apply for the benefit.
06/29/2015 - 09:43
Thank you for the introduction. Welcome everyone. As Minister of Natural Resources, I've had a tremendous opportunity to celebrate what's good about natural resources here in Canada.
06/29/2015 - 09:29
Thank you for joining us here today and thank you to the Ambassador for being such a gracious host here in Washington. If you'll indulge me folks I'd like to say a few words. This is my fourth official visit to the United States and second one to Washington.

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