Ambassador Bennett Offers Condolences on the Death of His Holiness Mar Dinkha IV, Catholicos-Patriarch of the Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East

It is with sadness that I learned today of the death of His Holiness Mar Dinkha IV, Catholicos-Patriarch of the Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East. As head of the Apostolic See of Seleucia-Ctesiphon from 1976 until his... Read More

Minister Nicholson Concerned by Crisis in Yemen

Canada is concerned by the deteriorating situation in Yemen resulting from the ongoing military actions taken by Houthi rebels against the elected government of President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi and Prime Minister Khaled Bahah. These actions are fueling the widespread... Read More

Minister Nicholson Meets with U.K. Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond to Discuss International Security

The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today met with Philip Hammond, the United Kingdom’s Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, to discuss issues of national security and the current threat... Read More

Minister Nicholson Meets with U.K. Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond to Discuss International Security

The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today met with Philip Hammond, the United Kingdom’s Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, to discuss issues of national security and the current threat... Read More

Minister Yelich and Ambassador Bennett Attend UNSC Open Debate on Victims of Attacks and Abuses on Ethnic or Religious Grounds in the Middle East

The Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State (Foreign Affairs and Consular), today delivered the Canadian statement at the United Nations Security Council open debate on the victims of attacks and abuses on ethnic or religious grounds in the Middle East.... Read More

Minister Yelich and Ambassador Bennett Attend UNSC Open Debate on Victims of Attacks and Abuses on Ethnic or Religious Grounds in the Middle East

The Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State (Foreign Affairs and Consular), today delivered the Canadian statement at the United Nations Security Council open debate on the victims of attacks and abuses on ethnic or religious grounds in the Middle East.... Read More

Government of Canada to help alleviate social isolation through New Horizons for Seniors Program 2015-2016 Call for Proposals for Pan-Canadian Projects

The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), announced today that a call for proposals for pan-Canadian projects funded through the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) will be launched in mid-May 2015 and be open for six weeks. Successful... Read More

Harper Government takes action to address homelessness in Vancouver

Wai Young, Member of Parliament for Vancouver South, on behalf of the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development, joined the Honourable Suzanne Anton, British Columbia Minister of Justice and Member of the Legislative Assembly for Vancouver–Fraserview, and... Read More

Minister Shea to Announce Infrastructure Funding to the Bedford Institue of Oceanography

March 27, 2015 DARTMOUTH (NOVA SCOTIA) — The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, will announce infrastructure improvements to the Bedford Institute of Oceanography. Following the announcement, Minister Shea will be available to tour the facility with the... Read More

Harper Government supports Canadian families at the Regina Spring Home Show

Minister Findlay underscores Harper Government’s commitment to protect Canadians by combatting the underground economy and highlights federal tax cuts and benefits available to homeowners. ... Read More

Government Partnership to expand Fort McMurray International Airport

The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, Regional Minister for Northern Alberta and Member of Parliament for Edmonton &mdash Spruce Grove, and David Yurdiga, Member of Parliament for Fort McMurray &mdash Athabasca, were joined today by Scott Clements, President and... Read More

Harper Government Invests in Thornbury Harbour

March 27, 2015 – Thornbury, Ontario The Honourable Dr. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister for the Status of Women and Member of Parliament for Simcoe-Grey, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced... Read More

Minister Shea and MP Goguen Highlight Expanding Seafood Export Industry in Greater Moncton

March 27, 2015 – Moncton, New Brunswick The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, and Robert Goguen, Member of Parliament for Moncton-Riverview-Dieppe, spent the day highlighting Greater Moncton’s expanding export industry. After speaking with members of the Moncton... Read More

Minister Shea and MP Goguen Highlight Expanding Seafood Export Industry in Greater Moncton

March 27, 2015 – Moncton, New Brunswick The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, and Robert Goguen, Member of Parliament for Moncton-Riverview-Dieppe, spent the day highlighting Greater Moncton’s expanding export industry. After speaking with members of the Moncton... Read More

Minister Shea and MP Keddy to Announce Investments in Small Craft Harbours in Lunenburg County

March 27, 2015 CHERRY HILL, NS ¿ The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, will announce investments by the Government of Canada into small craft harbour infrastructure in Cherry Hill and other local harbours. ... Read More

Minister Shea and MP Keddy to Announce Investments in Small Craft Harbours in Shelburne County

March 27, 2015 NEWELLTON, NS ¿ The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, joined by Gerald Keddy, MP for South Shore ¿ St. Margaret’s, will announce investments by the Government of Canada into small craft harbour infrastructure in... Read More

Minister Shea and MP Keddy to Announce Investments in Small Craft Harbours in Shelburne County

March 27, 2015 NEWELLTON, NS ¿ The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, joined by Gerald Keddy, MP for South Shore ¿ St. Margaret’s, will announce investments by the Government of Canada into small craft harbour infrastructure in... Read More

Government of Canada improves access to health services for Calgary’s French-speaking population

Today, Joan Crockatt, Member of Parliament for Calgary Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, announced federal funding of $600,000 to improve access to health services for French-speaking communities in Calgary, Alberta. ... Read More

The Honourable Candice Bergen will deliver opening remarks at the Canadian Autism Leadership Summit

The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development, will deliver opening remarks at the Canadian Autism Leadership Summit organized by the Canadian Autism Spectrum Disorders Alliance. ... Read More

Minister Shea and MP Keddy to Announce Investments in Small Craft Harbours in Lunenburg County

March 27, 2015 CHERRY HILL, NS ¿ The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, will announce investments by the Government of Canada into small craft harbour infrastructure in Cherry Hill and other local harbours. ... Read More