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11/20/2014 - 15:40
The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of National Defence, joined by the Honourable Peter MacKay, Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and Mr. Peter Van Praagh, President of the Halifax International Security Forum will officially launch the sixth annual Halifax International Security Forum, on November 21, 2014.
11/20/2014 - 14:15
CALGARY ― The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, will deliver keynote remarks at the Economic Club of Canada's annual Canadian Energy Summit.
11/20/2014 - 14:05
Finance Minister Joe Oliver today announced that the Government of Canada successfully issued $1.0 billion in 50-year bonds. This is in addition to the $2.5 billion in 50-year bonds currently outstanding.
11/20/2014 - 12:22
The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, will launch the first in a series of export workshops on November 21, 2014, in Richmond, British Columbia.

Have your say on next year’s federal budget


Chilliwack- Mark Strahl, MP for Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon is encouraging concerned citizens to participate in the annual pre-budget consultation process now underway.

"This is a great opportunity to have your say in how best the Government can keep Canada growing and prosperous in a fragile global economy," said Strahl.

Small businesses, non-profit groups, industry organizations, and individuals are all invited to participate in this important process by making an online submission at the following website: The deadline for submissions is August 3, 2012.

All submissions will help to inform the Committee's pre-budget recommendations, many of which have ultimately been reflected in previous federal budgets.

Submissions will be circulated to all members of the House Finance Committee, who will then identify those who will be invited to make an oral presentation scheduled to begin in September 2012.

For additional information on the Committee's pre-budget consultation, please visit the Standing Committee on Finance's website at:


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