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10/31/2014 - 17:00
Skate Canada receives Government of Canada funding to host the 2014 Skate Canada International Grand Prix of Figure Skating
10/31/2014 - 14:41
The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, issued the following statement in reaction to the sentence rendered by the Court of Queen's Bench in New Brunswick.
10/31/2014 - 13:35
Earlier today, the Department of Foreign Affairs issued an updated travel advisory for the affected regions. We continue to advise Canadians against all nonessential travel to Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia.
10/31/2014 - 13:15
Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander today announced new precautionary measures to protect the health and safety of Canadians.

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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