Canada announces increased transparency and rigour in export controls

As part of Canada’s commitment to transparency and rigour in export controls, the Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, today announced plans to accede to the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT).... Read More

Minister Dion statement on Canada’s accession to Arms Trade Treaty and reform of export permit controls and reporting system

The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement: ... Read More

Canada Supports Clean Energy Development at G20 Energy Ministerial Meeting

Clean energy and energy efficiency are critical to building new jobs for Canadians and reducing costs for Canadian businesses and homes, as part of Canada’s commitment to strengthening the clean growth economy and protecting the environment, both at home and... Read More

Celebrate Canada Day at Signal Hill National Historic Site with the Sunrise Salute

Parks Canada will kick off Canada’s 149th birthday celebrations with a special sunrise salute event at Signal Hill National Historic Site. ... Read More

Port-Royal National Historic Site Celebrates 75 Years since Reconstruction

Port-Royal National Historic Site Celebrates 75 Years since Reconstruction ... Read More

New Colours presented to 2nd Battalion, The Royal Newfoundland Regiment

New Colours were received today by 2nd Battalion, The Royal Newfoundland Regiment during a ceremony at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland. ... Read More

Jazz Takes Over Montréal Once Again

The Government of Canada supports the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal ... Read More

Government of Canada Publishes Information Technology (IT) Strategic Plan for Consultation

The Government of Canada recognizes that a strong and modern IT infrastructure is the backbone of better service delivery to Canadians. ... Read More

Minister Bains concludes successful trip to China

Innovation is the path to inclusive growth in the modern economy, and the Government of Canada has a plan for making Canada a global centre for innovation. This was the message Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, brought... Read More

Minister Morneau to Make an Announcement About the Dancer Transition Resource Centre and the School of Toronto Dance Theatre

Announcement About the Dancer Transition Resource Centre and the School of Toronto Dance Theatre ... Read More

Cape Spear Lighthouse Receives Heritage Lighthouse Designation

Cape Spear Lighthouse Receives Heritage Lighthouse Designation ... Read More

Minister Hehr to re-open the Veterans Affairs Canada office in Corner Brook, Newfoundland

The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will officially re-open the Veterans Affairs Canada office in Corner Brook, Newfoundland ... Read More

Mandatory Reporting of Drugs Shortages and Discontinuances on Track for Spring 2017 Implementation

Today, Health Canada published final regulations in the Canada Gazette, Part II requiring mandatory reporting by industry of drug shortages and discontinuances of sales. ... Read More

Canada Remembers the 100th Anniversaries of the Battles of the Somme and Beaumont-Hamel

On behalf of the Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, Karen McCrimmon, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will attend July 1st commemorative ceremonies in... Read More

Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting Lower St. Lawrence

QUEBEC CITY- Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec, wants to inform the Lower St. Lawrence population that the harvesting of shellfish is now forbidden due to toxicity, in accordance with the prohibition order mentioned below, and pursuant to subsection 3(1) of... Read More

Some 600 changes introduced in the 2015 editions of the National Building, Fire and Plumbing Codes

Canadians are demanding safer, healthier and more accessible construction where they live, work and play. To address these demands, some 600 changes were introduced in the National Model Construction Codes, now known as Codes Canada. The 2015 editions of the... Read More

Media technical briefing on Canada’s accession to Arms Trade Treaty

Global Affairs Canada invites media to a technical briefing with officials from the department on Canada’s accession to the Arms Trade Treaty. ... Read More

Mallard Cottage

Mallard Cottage is typical of the housing built by immigrants from southeast Ireland who settled in Newfoundland during the first half of the nineteenth century. Built between 1820 and 1840, this picturesque frame cottage served as the home of the... Read More

Mallard Cottage Recognized for National Historic Significance

Built between 1820 and 1840, Mallard Cottage is an example of the type of housing built by immigrants to Newfoundland from southeast Ireland in the first half of the nineteenth century. ... Read More

Taxpayers’ Ombudsman Consultative Committee

The Taxpayers’ Ombudsman, Sherra Profit, held her first consultative committee meeting on June 21, 2016. ... Read More