Canadian Army contribution to NATO assurance measures are completed for 2014

Canadian Army soldiers in Poland as part of Canada’s contribution to NATO assurance measures in Central and Eastern Europe have completed activities for 2014 and returned to Canada last week. ... Read More

Coast Guard Icebreaking Operations to Start in Midland on Georgian Bay, Ontario

December 19, 2014 – Montreal, Quebec The Canadian Coast Guard and the Ontario Provincial Police have warned that icebreaking operations will begin in various areas of the Great Lakes as seasonal conditions change. ... Read More

Coast Guard Icebreaking Operations to Start in Midland on Georgian Bay, Ontario

December 19, 2014 – Montreal, Quebec The Canadian Coast Guard and the Ontario Provincial Police have warned that icebreaking operations will begin in various areas of the Great Lakes as seasonal conditions change. ... Read More

Point Defence Missile System Upgrade: Evolved Seasparrow Missile Block 2

The NATO Seasparrow Missile System Project is an international initiative that began in the late 1960s to develop an effective point defence missile system, missiles and associated launchers, in order to protect naval forces from evolving air and surface missile... Read More

Point Defence Missile System Upgrade: Evolved Seasparrow Missile Block 2

The NATO Seasparrow Missile System Project is an international initiative that began in the late 1960s to develop an effective point defence missile system, missiles and associated launchers, in order to protect naval forces from evolving air and surface missile... Read More

Point Defence Missile System Upgrade: Evolved Seasparrow Missile Block 2

The NATO Seasparrow Missile System Project is an international initiative that began in the late 1960s to develop an effective point defence missile system, missiles and associated launchers, in order to protect naval forces from evolving air and surface missile... Read More

Canada Invests in Missile Technology Upgrades for the Royal Canadian Navy – Memorandum of Understanding Signing Continues Role in the NATO Evolved Seasparrow Missile Consortium

The Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence, today announced the Government’s intent to upgrade the defence missile system onboard the Royal Canadian Navy’s fleet of newly modernized Halifax-class frigates. The first step in the upgrade process is the recent... Read More

Arts Abound: Harrison Festival of the Arts and Season of Performing Arts Receive Multi-Year Funding

Government of Canada support for the Harrison Festival Society ... Read More

Governments of Canada and Ontario sign new Great Lakes Agreement

The governments of Canada and Ontario have renewed their commitment to restore, protect and conserve the Great Lakes by signing the Canada-Ontario Agreement on Great Lakes Water Quality and Ecosystem Health (COA), 2014. ... Read More

Bloom Lake General Partner Limited ordered to pay $7.5 million for environmental infractions

Bloom Lake General Partner Limited was ordered to pay $7.5 million in the Criminal and Penal Division of the Court of Quebec in Montreal today, after pleading guilty to 45 charges under the Fisheries Act, resulting from several incidents including... Read More

Reuniting more families

Today, Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander announced that the parent and grandparent program (PGP) will re-open on January 2, 2015. ... Read More

Increased Air Power for the Royal Canadian Air Force – Fifth CC-177 Globemaster to Increase RCAF Airlift Capability

The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls and Minister of National Defence, announced today that the Royal Canadian Air Force will acquire a fifth aircraft to augment the current CC-177 Globemaster fleet. ... Read More

Statement from Minister Steven Blaney on the induction of CBSA officer trainees

The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today issued the following statement to congratulate trainees of the Officer Induction Training Program (OITP) at the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) College in Rigaud, Quebec: ... Read More

Increased Air Power for the Royal Canadian Air Force – Fifth CC-177 Globemaster to Increase RCAF Airlift Capability

The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls and Minister of National Defence, announced today that the Royal Canadian Air Force will acquire a fifth aircraft to augment the current CC-177 Globemaster fleet. ... Read More

Canada Condemns Chemical Attacks by Assad Regime

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement in response to the release of the final report of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) fact-finding mission in Syria ... Read More

New appointment to the Veterans Review and Appeal Board

The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today announced that Robert Malo will join the Veterans Review and Appeal Board, which provides Veterans, Canadian Armed Forces and Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) members, and their families, with an independent... Read More

Industrial and Technological Benefits Policy: Value Proposition Guide

On February 5, 2014, the Government of Canada announced the Defence Procurement Strategy (DPS) to deliver the right equipment to the Canadian Armed Forces and the Canadian Coast Guard in a timely manner, leverage purchases of defence equipment and services... Read More

Government of Canada Unveils Value Proposition Guide

Industry Canada today released the Government of Canada’s Value Proposition Guide, which outlines the Government’s approach to assessing defence and Coast Guard procurements. The guide will serve as a reference for companies that want to successfully bid on future defence... Read More

Minister Ambrose announces winning submissions for The Play Exchange’s ACTIVE AT SCHOOL Challenge

After challenging Canadians to help promote active and healthy living in schools across Canada through The Play Exchange’s ACTIVE AT SCHOOL Challenge, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Health Minister, today revealed the 13 winning ideas, one in each province and territory.... Read More

Reminder – Baird to Address Media at National Press Theatre

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird will make an important announcement at the National Press Theatre on Friday, December 19, 2014. He will then be available to take questions from representatives of the media. ... Read More