Ministers Finley and Moore to Offer Remarks at the Western Innovation Forum

The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, and the Honourable James Moore, Minister of Industry and Minister Responsible for British Columbia, will be attending the Western Innovation Forum hosted by Western Economic Diversification Canada in collaboration... Read More

Funding Renewed for Grain Bag Recycling Program

Today, federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced $100,000 to extend the Grain Bag Recycling Pilot Project in 2014. The program includes recycling for both grain bags and twine. ... Read More

Canada Offers Condolences After Ferry Capsizes in South Korea

I was deeply saddened by news of the sinking of a ferry carrying more than 450 people, mostly high school students, off South Korea’s coast. ... Read More

List of dignitaries and invited guests at the funeral of the Late Honourable Jim Flaherty

List of dignitaries and invited guests at the funeral of the Late Honourable Jim Flaherty ... Read More

New interline baggage rules for international flights to and from Canada : a transparent, harmonized regime for passengers and industry

The Agency’s approach to interline baggage rules is guided by two fundamental principles: a seamless and transparent baggage regime for passengers and a harmonized and practical regime for industry. ... Read More

Canada’s Chief of the Defence Staff Hosts Meeting with his American Counterpart

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Tom Lawson, hosted his United States counterpart, General Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, for high-level discussions this week on a range of topics, including readiness, maintaining interoperability and bilateral... Read More

Performing Arts Thriving in Revelstoke

Government of Canada announces funding for Revelstoke Arts Council’s 2014–2015 season ... Read More

Senator Larry Smith to highlight Canada’s support for poverty-reduction efforts in Ghana

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue – The Honourable Larry Smith, Senator (Québec – Saurel), will highlight Canada’s support for sustainable livelihoods and health programming in Ghana, during an address at McGill University’s Macdonald Campus. ... Read More

Minister Steven Blaney visits Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside and meets with the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police

The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today issued the following statement concerning his visit of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside with the Vancouver Police Department (VPD), followed by a meeting with the Canadian Association of Chiefs of... Read More

Chilliwack Cultural Centre Gears Up for 2014 and 2015 Seasons Thanks to Federal Support

Government of Canada announces funding for the Chilliwack Arts and Cultural Centre Society ... Read More

Canada Takes Principled Stand on Arctic Council Meetings

April 15, 2014 – Ottawa, Ontario – Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council, today announced that Canada has... Read More

Value-added Wood Products to Find New Market Opportunities

Today, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification announced $1,003,326 in funding to support a project by the BC Wood Specialties Group Association (BCWSGA) that will promote market development in the Americas. ... Read More

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz to Highlight Trade Mission to the Republic of Korea and Japan

On Wednesday, April 16, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz will be available to speak to media via teleconference about his trade mission to the Republic of Korea and Japan. ... Read More

Government of Canada supports British Columbia in fight against crime

Federally-funded crime prevention program to help at-risk Aboriginal youth ... Read More

Harper Government Invests to Grow International Sales of Canadian Flowers

Parliamentary Secretary Pierre Lemieux, on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, announced today an investment of close to $80,000 to Flowers Canada Growers (FCG) to help expand sales in the United States, as well as increase their domestic market share.... Read More

Harper Government to Announce Investments to Community Infrastructure in Sidney

Members of the media are invited to attend an event with the Honourable John Duncan, Minister of State and Chief Government Whip, and Member of Parliament for Vancouver Island North, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State... Read More

Harper Government encourages Canadians to participate in Prescription Drug Drop-Off Day

Government taking action to respond to growing problem of prescription drug misuse in Canada ... Read More

Minister MacKay announces funding to train youth custody and detention staff to work with gang involved young offenders

Today, Justice Minister Peter MacKay announced $600,000 in funding to the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services’ Youth Justice Division. The funding is supporting their “Strategy to Assess and Manage Youth Involved with Gangs in Ontario” project, which will... Read More

State funeral for the Hon. Jim Flaherty

Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston will attend the State funeral for the Honourable Jim Flaherty. ... Read More

Minister Blaney and Minister Wong highlight the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights in Vancouver

Today, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, and the Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), met with victims of crime stakeholders to discuss recently announced legislation to create a Canadian Victims Bill of Rights... Read More