Minister Lebel to Make an Announcement About the 150th Anniversary of Saint-Félicien

SAINT-FÉLICIEN, Quebec – The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and... Read More

Honouring newcomers’ contributions to Canada

Today, Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander congratulated winners of the Third Annual Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards, which recognizes the entrepreneurial success of newcomers who have made Canada their home. ... Read More

Minister of State Gosal to Speak at the 2015 National Soccer Coaching Conference

TORONTO – The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), will speak at the 2015 National Soccer Coaching Conference on Friday. ... Read More

Governments Invest in New Canola Research Lab Focused on Plant Pest Surveillance

The Canada and Manitoba governments have provided $250,000 in research funding and $969,000 for equipment to help identify and address problems caused by canola diseases and pests, Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister... Read More

Media Lock-up for important National Security Announcement

On Friday, January 30, officials from Public Safety Canada and the Department of Justice will provide a presentation to media on important matters related to national security on background (not for attribution) and take questions from the media. ... Read More

Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan announce the first Canada Job Grant recipient in Saskatchewan

The Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Member of Parliament for Battlefords¿Lloydminster, on behalf of the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, along with the Honourable Jeremy Harrison, Saskatchewan Minister Responsible for Immigration, Jobs,... Read More

Canadian Army and U.S. soldiers participate in Exercise WARFIGHTER at Camp Atterbury, Indiana

Approximately 300 Canadian Army soldiers are participating in Exercise WARFIGHTER, an American-led military exercise at Camp Atterbury, Indiana, U.S.A., from January 26 to February 13, 2015, to enhance their command and control techniques and increase their interoperability with allies. ... Read More

Mock-up of Ottawa’s new light rail vehicle now on display

Today, Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson was joined by Royal Galipeau, Member of Parliament for Ottawa-Orléans and Ontario Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca to unveil the future of transit in Ottawa – a full-sized mock-up of the Alstom Citadis Spirit light... Read More

Government of Canada Supports Nunavut’s Cultural Sector

January 29, 2015 – Iqaluit, NU – Office of the Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor), and Minister for the Arctic Council. ... Read More

Fisheries Research to Increase Economic Opportunities in Nunavut

The Government of Canada is investing $4,306,472 over two fiscal years for three fisheries science and research projects in Nunavut. Along with investments from partners, this total investment of $7,200,641 million will increase knowledge of fishing resources in the territory... Read More

Death of an inmate at Warkworth Institution

At the time of his death, Mr. Butt, 81 years old, had been serving an indeterminate sentence since September 19, 1988, for Second Degree Murder. ... Read More

Member of Parliament Royal Galipeau to Take Part in Winterlude’s Opening Ceremony

OTTAWA – Royal Galipeau, Member of Parliament (Ottawa–Orléans), on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, will deliver remarks on Friday at the official opening of Winterlude, the Capital’s winter celebration. ... Read More

Jean-Pierre Blais to the London Chamber of Commerce on Let’s Talk TV and the future of television

A little more than 15 months ago, the CRTC launched Let’s Talk TV: A Conversation with Canadians. Our goal was to use this national conversation to help design a new forward-looking framework for Canada’s television system. ... Read More

CRTC continues to set the course for the future of television with Let’s Talk TV decisions

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today issued two decisions related to some of the issues addressed in Let’s Talk TV: A Conversation with Canadians, as well as a decision relating to the future of mobile television content. These... Read More

Recreational Fisherman to Pay $4,000 in Fines

January 29, 2014 – St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador Vernon Balsom of Garnish has been fined $4,000 for violations of the Newfoundland and Labrador Fishery Regulations and the Fisheries Act. ... Read More

Minister Fast Holds ‘Go Global’ Workshop in Kitchener-Waterloo to Boost Canadian Exports and Jobs

The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, alongside Jayson Myers, President and CEO of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters, today hosted an export workshop designed to provide small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with the tools and practical information they need... Read More

Minister Paradis Reconfirms Canada’s Support to Gavi’s 2016–2020 Strategy

Today, the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, returned from a successful visit to Berlin, Germany, where he participated in Reach Every Child, the Gavi replenishment pledging conference. ... Read More

Canadian Armed Forces Participate in ‘Bell Let’s Talk’ Day Through a Panel Discussion on Mental Health

OTTAWA – The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) conducted a panel discussion on mental health in support of Bell Let’s Talk’s campaign against stigma surrounding mental illness today. ... Read More

Commander Canadian Army convenes a Board of Inquiry

“Following direction from General Tom Lawson, Chief of the Defence Staff, to conduct an administrative investigation into irregularities in administrative procedures concerning Master Corporal (Ret’d) Raymond’s file, I am convening a military Board of Inquiry (BOI) to be led by... Read More

Canada’s Statement on South Sudan Peace Proces

“With over a million people displaced internally, and another 400,000 having taken refuge in other countries, the humanitarian situation in South Sudan remains dire. Notwithstanding repeated commitments by both sides to respect the cessation of hostilities agreement, there are continuing... Read More