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11/24/2014 - 07:00
The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister for Multiculturalism, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, and the Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), announced today the release of the National Seniors Council's (NSC's) Report on the Social Isolation of Seniors - 2013-2014, which is now available online.
11/24/2014 - 06:33
TSB releases 2014 Safety Watchlist.
11/24/2014 - 06:00
Good morning and welcome to this public hearing. During this hearing, the Commission will examine wholesale wireline telecommunications services in Canada.

In commemoration of the Persons Case Outstanding Canadians sought for Governor General’s Award

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Ottawa- Mark Strahl, MP for Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon, is encouraging local residents to nominate outstanding Canadians for the Governor General's Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case.

"The award recognizes Canadians who have made outstanding contributions to advance the equality, rights or opportunities of women. We're looking for another Dr. Jean Scott," said Strahl referring to local author, women's right activist and 1990 recipient.

The Governor General's Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case were created in 1979 to mark the 50th Anniversary of the groundbreaking Persons Case which made it possible for women to serve in the Senate and paved the way for women's increased participation in public and political life.

Each year, five recipients are chosen from across Canada. In 2012, two of those recipients will be from the youth category (15-30 years old). This is in recognition of the world's first International Day of the Girl which will take place on October 11, 2012.

The deadline for nominations is July 15. Recipients will be invited to Rideau Hall in October to receive a medal from his Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada.

For more information about the awards and for full instructions, please visit the Status of Women Canada website at: www.women.gc.ca, email: communications [at] swc-cfc [dot] gc [dot] ca or call: 1-855-969-9922.

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