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07/25/2014 - 16:00
Government of Canada, Foreign Affairs Trade and Development Canada, Deputy Minister of International Trade, Assistant Deputy Minister Public Affairs, Strategic Communications (Trade)
07/25/2014 - 14:15
Ottawa, July 25, 2014-Industry Minister James Moore made the following statement today on Berkshire Hathaway Energy's application under the Investment Canada Act to acquire control of AltaLink, an electricity transmission company based in Alberta:
07/25/2014 - 13:38
Please be advised that the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada and member of parliament for Okanagan-Coquihalla, Dan Albas will make an important announcement
07/25/2014 - 13:11
The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, and Parm Gill, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs, will join Veterans and dignitaries at a special ceremony to honour the courageous Canadians who served during the Korean War.

Strahl urges passage of Jobs, Growth and Long-Term Prosperity Act

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Ottawa- Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP, Mark Strahl, rose in the House of Commons today to speak in favour of Bill C-38: Jobs Growth and Long-Term Prosperity Act. The bill would implement key elements of the Government's Economic Action Plan 2012.

"Although the economy remains fragile, Canada continues to outperform our major trading partners. The measures contained in our Action Plan will further strengthen our economy and create jobs and long-term prosperity for all Canadians," said Strahl.

Strahl highlighted measures in the bill that would encourage responsible resource development, ensure the sustainability of social programs, and balance the budget in the medium-term through modest spending reductions.

"While other countries have slipped into recession in a rush to balance the budget and others see their credit ratings slashed, Canada is moving to a balanced budget at the right pace and our economy continues to grow."

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