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Investing in transportation infrastructure is critical to connecting communities, helping our businesses compete, and creating a strong economy and middle class. Today, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and...

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INFORMS, the leading international association for professionals in operations research (O.R.) and analytics, announced today that this year's annual Government & Analytics Summit will be held Monday, May 20 in the Rayburn House Office Building in...

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The release of information on medical assistance in dying helps Canadians understand how the legislation is being implemented across the country. The federal government recognizes that public reporting in this area is critical to ensuring...

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Restrictive prior authorization practices cause unnecessary delays and interference in care decisions for cancer patients, according to a new survey of nearly 700 radiation oncologists ? physicians who treat cancer patients using radiation ? released...

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Today, the Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, announced financial support of more than $11 million over two years through the Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF) mid-sized projects component...

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Community leaders and organizations representing English-speaking Quebecers have joined together to form a provincial alliance to support democratically elected school boards and convince the government to maintain them.  ...

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Canadians expect that their official language should not be a barrier to accessing justice. This is why the Government of Canada is working to enhance the capacity of Canada's justice system to offer legal services and information to French-speaking...

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Since its first budget in 2016, the Government of Canada has taken significant action to improve the quality of life for Indigenous peoples across Canada. Working in partnership with First Nations, Inuit and Métis has improved the way Indigenous...

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A comprehensive new report on what police and prosecutors can do to prevent wrongful convictions, entitled "Innocence at Stake: The Need for Continued Vigilance to Prevent Wrongful Convictions in Canada," was released today by the...

10:08
Facebook committed serious contraventions of Canadian privacy laws and failed to take responsibility for protecting the personal information of Canadians, an investigation has found. Despite its public acknowledgement of a "major breach of trust" in...

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The Canadian bioeconomy is an exciting opportunity for farmers, generating more than $4 billion  in sales each year. Today, Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Karina Gould, Minister of Democratic Institutions were at...


24 april 2019

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The majority of Canadians vaccinate their children and believe that vaccines are safe, effective and necessary. However, some Canadians have questions about vaccines that can cause them to hesitate or delay vaccinating themselves and their children,...

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Our official languages are a tremendous asset for Canada. This year, the Official Languages Act turns 50. In addition to a year-long anniversary celebration in 2019, the Government of Canada has initiated a review of the act to ensure it still...

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The opioid crisis continues to be one of the most serious public health issues in Canada's recent history. Tragically, between January 2016 and September 2018 more than 10,300 Canadians died from an apparent opioid-related overdose. Today the...

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Darren Fisher, Member of Parliament for Dartmouth-Cole Harbour, will join fishery officers for the on-water portion of their Marine Mammal Response Training, provided under the Oceans Protection Plan. Media are invited to observe the training and to...

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The Government of Canada is committed to supporting at-risk women and ensuring those in vulnerable situations have access to the help they need to lead safe and healthy lives. Today, Stephen Fuhr, Member of Parliament for Kelowna?Lake Country, on...

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The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointments: The Honourable Robbie D. Gordon, Regional Senior Judge for the Northeast Region of the Superior Court of Justice, is...

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Today, Elections Canada is issuing guidance regarding political ads during pre-election and election periods. The goal of this new document is to help online platforms and advertisers comply with transparency requirements in accordance with recent...

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Canadians' quality of life ? and our future growth ? are deeply tied to the environment. Our government is investing in a cleaner, more sustainable future to help Canadians meet their transportation needs ? creating a more affordable cost of living,...

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Members of the media are invited to the official opening of the Correctional Service of Canada's Edmonton Community Industry hosted by CORCAN and the Citizen Advisory Committees (Prairies). April 25, 2019 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Opening ceremony and...

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The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will be in Mississauga to visit the Garry W. Morden Centre to highlight government support for present and future generations of Canadian seniors, as well as the...


23 april 2019

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Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. today announced the launch of state and international tax topics on Tax Essentials, a new digital tax research and analysis solution that streamlines the research process for tax attorneys and legal...

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Canada's official languages are a tremendous asset. This year, the Official Languages Act turns 50. In addition to year-long celebrations in 2019, the Government of Canada has initiated a review of the act to make sure it still meets the needs of...

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The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will be in Mississauga to visit the Garry W. Morden Centre to highlight government support for present and future generations of Canadian seniors, as well as the...

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Adam Vaughan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, will make an energy efficiency announcement in Toronto. A media...

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To help more rural business owners in B.C. get their goods to international and interprovincial markets, the Export Navigator initiative will be expanded to offer specialized support for businesses owned by Indigenous Peoples, women and youth....

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The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard, will announce a milestone for the Victoria Coast Guard Lifeboat Station under the Ocean...

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On day two of her New Brunswick tour, Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will visit Perryhill Farm in Havelock, N.B. In the afternoon, the Minister will meet with representatives of the local farm cooperative La Récolte de...

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It's in our nature to conserve our land and water, protect our wildlife and save the places we love. But the world's nature is in decline, with wilderness disappearing at a rapid rate and wildlife populations falling by 60 per cent since 1970. That's...

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Join Kent Hehr, Member of Parliament for Calgary Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), and Susan...

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Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will present honours to 39 recipients during a ceremony at Rideau Hall on Thursday, April 25, 2019, at 10:30 a.m.       Recipients will be recognized for their...

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On Tuesday, April 23, the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Seniors, will visit organizations that support and care for seniors or that have benefitted from Government of Canada funding for seniors. Photo opportunities and media availability...

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The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Federal Minister of Health, will highlight recent Government of Canada actions to address the opioid crisis. DateApril 23, 2019 Time2:00 P.M. (PDT) LocationCool Aid SocietyDowntown Community Activity...


22 april 2019

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Today the Cedar Band of Paiutes, the Cedar Band Corporation, and the CBC Mortgage Agency ("CBCMA") filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Utah seeking an order immediately stopping enforcement of the U.S. Department...

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NV Energy joined Governor Steve Sisolak, Senator Chris Brooks and other supporters, as the Governor signed into law Senate Bill 358, which increases Nevada's renewable portfolio standard to 50 percent by 2030. "NV Energy...

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The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Federal Minister of Health, will highlight recent Government of Canada actions to address the opioid crisis. DateApril 23, 2019 Time2:00 P.M. (PDT) LocationCool Aid SocietyDowntown Community Activity...

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"The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) understands how frustrated Americans are with the chaos at the border, particularly citizens who live near it. That said, FAIR has always been and remains opposed to vigilante action along the...

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Join Kent Hehr, Member of Parliament for Calgary Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), and Susan...

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U.S. Immigration Fund (USIF) is pleased to announce that United States Citizenship Immigration Services ("USCIS") has issued an I-924 application approval for its 29th and 5th Project.  "We are pleased to receive I-924 approval for our 29th and 5th...

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The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) today announced its sponsorship of legislation intended to help first-time, low- and moderate-income home buyers in disadvantaged communities. AB 1590, authored by Asm. Blanca Rubio (D-Baldwin Park),...

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Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, as he announces funding under the National Crime Prevention Strategy (NCPS) and the Disaster Mitigation and Adaptation Fund...

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Members of the media are invited to attend an event with Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of the Status of Women and Gender Equality and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister...

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When Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) export, they become more productive, create more jobs, grow and scale at higher rates, and invest more in research and development.  Through 14 trade agreements, including the new North...


20 april 2019

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Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, as he announces funding under the National Crime Prevention Strategy (NCPS) and the Disaster Mitigation and Adaptation Fund...


18 april 2019

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Quebecor takes note of today's decision by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) and will abide by it. The Corporation will, however, assess its legal options and notes that the legality of the CRTC's intervention is...

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On Tuesday, April 23, the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Seniors, will visit organizations that support and care for seniors or that have benefitted from Government of Canada funding for seniors. Photo opportunities and media availability...

14:29
Canada and British Columbia are working together to take climate action and help Canadians access clean solutions that reduce pollution, create good jobs, and support healthy communities. Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change,...

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The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is always on the lookout for tax schemes and opportunities to warn Canadians about them. Lately, the CRA has noticed several businesses improperly claiming deductions related to Health Spending Accounts (HSA), and it...

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Economic diversification and growth are key to ensuring a strong and resilient economy in the North. This is why the Government of Canada is investing over $4.3M in sixteen economic development projects in Yukon. This announcement was made today by...

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Join LA Law Library and moderator Beverly White, General Assignment Reporter with NBC4, as we explore the nation's debate over restrictions on hate speech and why social media platforms are scrambling to define acceptable speech online.  A...

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