Government of Canada Congratulates Esk'etemc First Nation on the Completion of Upgraded Water System
The Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, Carolyn Bennett, today congratulated the Esk'etemc First Nation on the completion of its new water treatment and distribution system.
Lieutenant-General Marquis Hainse, Commander of the Canadian Army, will host his counterpart, General Humberto Oviedo Arriagada of the Chilean Army, in Ottawa, Kingston and Québec City from April 26 to 29, 2016.
Government of Canada Investment Supports Jobs, Business Growth and Cultural Tourism in Massey Region
Marc Serré, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor, today announced an investment of $500,000 to support business development and growth, job creation and Aboriginal cultural tourism in Sagamok Anishnawbek and surrounding areas.
Statement from the Honourable Carolyn Bennett on Budget 2016's Proposed Funding for Infrastructure in Indigenous Communities
Today, I was inspired by the important dialogue with Indigenous leaders of the Technical Services Advisory Council (TSAG) on the importance of infrastructure to social and economic well-being of Indigenous communities.
Ann Marie Fleming's Window Horses (Stickgirl Productions/NFB) is first NFB feature-length animation to screen at Annecy Festival in almost 20 years .
The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) returns to the Annecy International Animation Film Festival with the world premiere of the feature film Window Horses by Ann Marie Fleming, screening in official competition. Co-produced by Stickgirl Productions (Ann Marie Fleming), Sandra Oh (who also voices Rosie, the main character), and the NFB (Shirley Vercruysse and Michael Fukushima), Window Horses is the first feature-length animation from the NFB to be an official selection of the festival since Pierre Hébert's La plante humaine (Arcadia Films/NFB) in 1997. It will screen in English with French subtitles. The world's largest event devoted to animation, the Annecy Festival takes place June 13 to 18, 2016, and hosts the industry's leading creators and professionals. This year, there are nine feature-length films in official competition, with 10 more screening out of competition.
Strong NFB presence at the 2016 Éloizes. Three directors in competition for awards, a tribute to Léonard Forest and must-see films.
The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) has a strong presence at the 2016 Éloizes, the signature francophone cultural event in Atlantic Canada, held every second year. This year's Éloizes take place in Dieppe, New Brunswick, from May 4 to 8.
Canadians have until June 24 to submit nominations for the Governor General's Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case
Members of the media are invited to attend an event where Bill Casey, Member of Parliament for Cumberland-Colchester, on behalf of on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), will make an announcement regarding a project in Truro.
The National Energy Board (NEB) today released its recommendations report on the proposed Line 3 Replacement Program. The NEB's report concludes that the Line 3 Replacement Program is in the overall Canadian public interest and that with the implementation of mitigation measures, including the NEB's conditions, the project is unlikely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay to Discuss Trade Mission to Japan and South Korea
On Tuesday, April 26, Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will be available for a media teleconference to speak about his trade mission to Japan, where he attended the G7 Niigata Agriculture Ministers' Meeting, and South Korea.
MP Lefebvre and MP Serré to Make FedNor Announcement to Strengthen, Grow and Diversify Greater Sudbury's Economy
Paul Lefebvre, Member of Parliament for Sudbury, and Marc Serré, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor, will be at Symboticware on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, to make an important FedNor announcement to help small businesses develop, grow and create local jobs.
Canada is pleased to join countries of the Pan American Health Organization and others around the world in recognizing National Immunization Awareness Week from April 23 to 30.
Message from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada: National Immunization Awareness Week April 23 to 30, 2016
As Canada marks this year's National Immunization Awareness Week, it is a good time to reflect on the immunization success story and remind ourselves how important it is to keep our immunizations up to date.
The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, will participate in a Town Hall to discuss rail safety.
Members of the media are invited to join Rodger Cuzner, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour and Member of Parliament for Cape Breton-Canso, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, for a funding announcement in Petit-de-Grat.
Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development Peter Fassbender, on behalf of Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Todd Stone, was joined by Ron McKinnon, MP for Coquitlam-Port Coquitlam, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and TransLink board chair Don Rose today to announce that the Evergreen station plazas will be built over the summer and to give a sneak peek tour of Inlet Centre Station in Port Moody
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