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25 august 2019

11:30
Please be advised that the Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, will travel to New Brunswick where he will visit Paq'tnkek Mi'kmaw Nation and announce funding supporting economic development opportunities and growth in...


24 august 2019

11:26
The Government of Canada recognizes that Indigenous culture and values are an integral component to the well-being of their children and youth. Today, the Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, along with Sheshatshiu Innu First...


23 august 2019

10:47
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Member of Parliament for Compton?Stanstead and Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will announce funding for Rouyn?Noranda business Manufacture Adria Inc. The...

09:05
Canada's national historic people, places, and events reflect the rich and varied heritage of our country and provide an opportunity for Canadians to learn more about our diverse history. The Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister...


22 august 2019

10:00
The Government of Canada is advancing women's economic empowerment with the first ever Women Entrepreneurship Strategy (WES), a $2-billion investment that seeks to double the number of women-owned businesses by 2025. Today, the Honourable Mary Ng,...


21 august 2019

14:54
Today, the Smarter Health Care Coalition, a multi-stakeholder coalition representing consumer organizations, employer groups, health plans, life science companies, provider-related organizations, academic centers, and foundations, advocated for the...

14:54
"I had the opportunity today to sit down with dairy producers from Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean to discuss the federal government's recent announcement to make available $1.75 billion over eight years to Canada's dairy producers. To clarify any comments...

14:23
The Concord Coalition said today that new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projections of approaching trillion dollar deficits, despite a period of economic growth and low unemployment, points directly to the problem of policymakers abandoning all...

10:06
Today, on behalf of the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM), mayors from the across country sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) opposing the proposed revision of "broad based categorical eligibility" for the Supplemental Nutrition...

08:45
The women's organization, GoTopless, embraces the timely 'gender equality' agenda proposed by the G7 during their summit in Biarritz, France on Aug 25 as the 7 nations leaders announced their intention 'to make equality between women and men a major...

07:00
Note: All times local   Montréal, Quebec 11:45 a.m. The Prime Minister will attend the Montréal Council on Foreign Relations reception. Closed to media. 1:00 p.m. The Prime Minister will deliver a keynote speech at the Montréal Council on Foreign...


20 august 2019

20:53
In response to President Trump's comments from the Oval Office today that "Any Jewish people that vote for a Democrat, I think it shows either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty," Abby J. Leibman, President and CEO of MAZON: A Jewish...

16:45
Note: All times local   Montréal, Quebec 11:45 a.m. The Prime Minister will attend the Montréal Council on Foreign Relations reception. Closed to media. 1:00 p.m. The Prime Minister will deliver a keynote speech at the Montréal Council on Foreign...

11:35
Modern and reliable networks of roads and bridges are essential to ensuring the safety of Canadians, while improving their quality of life and positioning communities for growth. Today, the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic...


19 august 2019

19:44
The head of The American Legion called on Congress to address a tax that unfairly penalizes Gold Star families once lawmakers return to Washington. "There is a real problem with this provision of the tax reform but the...

12:27
Original Notice Why you should take note The Public Health Agency of Canada is collaborating with provincial public health partners, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Health Canada to investigate an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections...

10:15
Investing in local green infrastructure projects that support energy security, help the economy grow and improve the quality of life for those living and working in the North. Today the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic...

06:00
Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event regarding green and community infrastructure investments with the Honourable Wayne Easter, Member of Parliament for Malpeque, on behalf of the Honourable Bernadette Jordan,...


16 august 2019

16:06
"The good news is that the Florida Bar had confirmed earlier this week that the January 4, 2019 Court Order is still in effect today and takes precedence over any possible exchanges, agreements or settlements where on August 12, 2019 the Florida Bar...

12:00
Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event regarding green and community infrastructure investments with the Honourable Wayne Easter, Member of Parliament for Malpeque, on behalf of the Honourable Bernadette Jordan,...

11:00
In communities across the country, Canadians are feeling the impacts of climate change and want to be part of the solution. By investing in new technologies and projects that reduce pollution and make our communities more resilient to climate change,...

10:49
Media are invited to visit two new coworking locations for Government of Canada employees, in the company of Steven MacKinnon, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility, along with other local...

09:32
Whether building homes, repairing vehicles, or powering our communities, people in the skilled trades provide services Canadians rely on every single day. That is why, in Budget 2019, we announced funding to help more people ? including young people...

05:00
Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event regarding flood mitigation with René Arseneault, Member of Parliament for Madawaska?Restigouche, on behalf of the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of...


15 august 2019

21:00
Jon O'Brien, president of Catholics for Choice, issued the following statement: "The deadline for family planning clinics to provide written assurance that they will comply with the Trump Administration's domestic gag rule is next Monday, August 19....

13:06
The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, announced an investment of up to $3,457,985 for SaskCanola to study genomic resistance,...

12:00
Canadians, tourists and businesses benefit from safe and well-maintained airports. From visiting friends and family, to travelling to medical appointments, or getting goods to market, we rely on our local airports to support and sustain vibrant...

09:00
Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event regarding flood mitigation with René Arseneault, Member of Parliament for Madawaska?Restigouche, on behalf of the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of...

06:00
Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event with Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic Development; the Honourable Lisa Dempster,...

06:00
Richard Hébert, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion and Member of Parliament for Lac-Saint-Jean, will be at Collège d'Alma to announce a federal investment to support women's entrepreneurship in the...


14 august 2019

17:54
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the report by the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner: "I thank the Ethics Commissioner for his important work. Our independent Parliamentary officers play a key...

13:06
Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event with Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic Development; the Honourable Lisa Dempster,...

10:00
Richard Hébert, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion and Member of Parliament for Lac-Saint-Jean, will be at Collège d'Alma to announce a federal investment to support women's entrepreneurship in the...

09:00
The National Association of Realtors® today commended the Department of Housing and Urban Development for finalizing new Federal Housing Authority condominium loan policies. The changes, many of which NAR has championed for over a decade, should...


13 august 2019

09:38
The Honourable Robert Nault, Member of Parliament (Kenora), today announced $133,886 in funding for a Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation digital documentary series. He made the announcement on behalf of the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister...

09:37
Canada's continued prosperity depends on young Canadians launching meaningful careers. By helping them gain the skills and experience they need for a fair chance at success, we are helping to ensure Canada's continued prosperity by investing in our...

09:06
In May, the House of Representatives passed the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act with a vote of 417-3. If the bill passes the Senate and is signed by the president, it will mean big changes for the U.S. retirement...

09:00
Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. That is why, in May 2018, the Government launched the National Housing Co-Investment Fund (NHCF), the largest program of its kind in Canadian history....

06:00
The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, will make an announcement about how the Government of Canada is working with local First Nations organizations to create employment opportunities for First Nations...

00:01
A new report ? "Beacons of Hope: Accelerating Transformations to Sustainable Food Systems" ? launched today by the Global Alliance for the Future of Food and Biovision Foundation for Ecological Development showcases 21 initiatives from across the...


12 august 2019

16:08
This morning, the Trump Administration issued a regulation to radically expand the criteria for determining who is considered a "public charge" under U.S. immigration law to include those who are receiving benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition...

15:31
The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) today joined a 26-member coalition from around the country ? including 15 states, the District of Columbia, three counties, and six cities ? in opposing the State of Alabama's attempt to advance a...

14:43
Every year, thousands of people are driven from their homes because of war, insecurity, and persecution. Many seek refuge in Canada, a place where they can live in peace and build a better future for themselves and their families. Before they can do...

14:00
The New Center ? an organization focused on creating the space for a political center in America ? today released a new policy paper entitled, "The Infrastructure Funding Gap." With Washington's continuing impasse over how to fund critically needed...

13:33
The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, will make an announcement about how the Government of Canada and First Nations are working together to create employment opportunities for First Nations people...

11:30
Electric and alternative fuel vehicles play a key role in our clean energy future. As Canadians continue to make greener choices, the Government of Canada is committed to delivering more options for them to drive where they need to go, while creating...

11:28
National awareness and concern over shootings of dogs by law enforcement officers is growing. At the same time, law enforcement leaders acknowledge that their agencies' legitimacy and reputation are tied to community members' perceptions about...

11:00
The Skål USA members are very concerned by the possibility of Assembly Bill (AB) 5, in the California Legislature, will become law in October 2019. This could mean over 11,000 California Travel Advisors, who are working as Independent Contractors...

10:00
The first years of life are essential for children's development and future well-being. The Government of Canada is committed to promoting and investing in innovative projects that support early development to give every child a good start in life so...

08:34
William Reece Gaskill of Provo, Utah, a lifelong Republican and the 13th generation of his family to live in what is now America, fulfilled a lifelong dream on July 31, 2019 when he filed his papers with the Federal Elections Commission to declare...

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