Minister of Foreign Affairs to visit Europe

The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that she will join the Prime Minister in Strasbourg, France, on February 16, 2017, for his historic address to the European Parliament. ... Read More

Minister Joly to Speak at National Flag of Canada Day Celebrations

Minister Joly to Speak at National Flag of Canada Day Celebrations ... Read More

Minister’s Message – Sexual and Reproductive Health Week

Sexual health is an important part of good overall health. This year, from February 12-18, Canada recognizes Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness Week. ... Read More

Oceans Protection Plan

Vancouver, B.C. – The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, will be making an announcement on how the Government of Canada will help strengthen the Coast Guard’s on-the-scene capacity during marine pollution incidents.  ... Read More

International Trade Minister to visit France and Germany

The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of International Trade, today announced that he will attend the European Parliament vote on the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Canada-EU Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA) in Strasbourg, France, on February 15,... Read More

Launch of online consultations and announcement of call for nominations for the advisory committee for the Canadian Poverty Reduction Strategy

Our government made it a priority to strengthen the middle class and help low-income Canadians working hard to join it. The fight against poverty is central to this goal. ... Read More

Pacific North Coast Integrated Management Area (PNCIMA) plan officially endorsed by all planning partners

Vancouver, British Columbia – The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, together with the MLA for West Vancouver-Sea-to-Sky Jordan Sturdy; Chief Marilyn Slett, President of Coastal First Nations; and Bruce Watkinson, Gitxaala Nation... Read More

Sexual assault charge laid against military member in St. Hubert

On February 14, 2017, the Canadian Forces National Investigation Service charged a member of the Royal Canadian Air Force with one count of sexual assault under the Criminal Code of Canada. ... Read More

Does Canada offer a competitive environment where FinTech innovation can flourish?

Media are invited to attend a workshop on competition and FinTech innovation on Tuesday February 21, 2017. During the workshop, the FinTech community – including Canadian start‑ups, banks, provincial and federal regulators, and international experts – will be asked to... Read More

Parliamentary Secretary Sherry Romanado visits The Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre to deliver valentines to Veterans

Today, Sherry Romanado, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, helped long-term care providers at the Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre deliver Valentine’s Day cards to Veterans ... Read More

Defence Minister travels to Europe for international defence engagements

Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan will be in Europe from February 15 to 18 to participate in the NATO Defence Ministers Meeting and the Counter-ISIS Defence Ministerial, held in Brussels, Belgium, as well as the Munich Security Conference, taking place... Read More

Taking action against harassment and sexual violence in federal workplaces

The Government of Canada believes harassment and sexual violence are wrong – they have no place at work, or anywhere. All Canadians deserve to be treated fairly and protected from harm while at work. ... Read More

FedDev Ontario Invests in Vaughan Aerospace Manufacturer

The Government of Canada is committed to supporting Canadian aerospace manufacturers that are investing in innovation, which generates benefits for local communities and creates well-paying jobs for Canadians. ... Read More

Minister Hehr Delivers Valentines to Veterans and Announces Changes to Veterans’ Access to Parkwood Institute

Minister Hehr delivers valentines to Veterans and announces a new partnership agreement with Parkwood Institute that will improve Veterans’ access to long term care ... Read More

New members and mandate for National Steering Committee on Financial Literacy

Lucie Tedesco, Commissioner of the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC), today announced that 15 leaders representing all sectors were named to the National Steering Committee on Financial Literacy, chaired by Jane Rooney, Canada’s Financial Literacy Leader. ... Read More

Competition Bureau does not oppose pesticide manufacturing acquisition

The Competition Bureau has determined that the proposed acquisition of Syngenta AG (Syngenta) by China National Chemical Corp. (ChemChina), operated in Canada through its subsidiary ADAMA Agricultural Solutions Canada Ltd. (ADAMA), is unlikely to result in a substantial lessening or... Read More

Parliamentary Secretary Sherry Romanado visits the Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre and delivers valentines for Veterans

Sherry Romanado, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will present Veterans at The Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre with hand-crafted valentines bearing messages of thanks and admiration ... Read More

Minister of Veterans Affairs makes an announcement on long term care and delivers Valentines for Veterans

The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will present Veterans at London’s Parkwood Institute with hand-crafted valentines bearing messages of thanks and admiration ... Read More

TSB will hold a news conference to release its investigation report into the February 2015 derailment and fire of a CN crude oil train near Gogama, Ontario

Richmond Hill, Ontario, 13 February 2017 – The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will hold a news conference on 16 February 2017 to make public its investigation report (R15H0013) into the 14 February 2015 derailment and fire of a... Read More

$2.04-million modernization project at the Cégep de Saint-Félicien to improve specialized training in animal health

The Government of Quebec and the Government of Canada announced a $1.33-million investment in the Cégep de Saint-Félicien for expanding and upgrading the institution’s animal health pavilion. The investment will also allow the college to build a greenhouse for exotic... Read More