August 6, 2014

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Jason Kenney announces $3.3-million in funding to BC to improve foreign ...

Federal Employment Minister Jason Kenney says he wants to exploit a “dysfunctional” American immigration system to lure high-tech workers to Canada when they can't get...

Justin Trudeau's Mosque Visit Draws Fire From Steven Blaney ...

Justin Trudeau's Mosque Visit Draws Fire From Steven Blaney. By Zi-Ann Lum. Canada's public safety minister is accusing Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau of supporting terrorists...

Julian Fantino Accuses Justin Trudeau Of Consorting With 'Religious Extremists'

Toronto Sun Some members of Prime Minister Stephen Harper's cabinet have accused Justin Trudeau of consorting with "religious extremists" in the wake of a controversial report...

Ottawa working to free couple detained in China, Kenney says

Reuters Jason Kenney made the comments during an unrelated news conference in West Vancouver on Wednesday. Kevin and Julia Garratt, former Vancouver residents who run a...

Veterans Affairs' Facebook, Twitter campaign slammed as misleading

What Fantino didn't say was that only four out of 521 severely wounded veterans in the entire country qualify for that maximum entitlement. The eye-popping...

Justin Trudeau's 2011 mosque visit draws fire from Steven Blaney

Toronto Sun Canada's public safety minister is accusing Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau of supporting terrorists, more than three years after he visited a mosque that was...

James Moore: Mystery of the missing search results on devolution

Outlook Europe's wrong-headed “right to forget” imposed on internet search engines is proving increasingly perverse, although some of that might be down to the way...

James Moore: Do Lloyds and HSBC banking chiefs get it yet?

Outlook Given Standard Chartered's troubles with watchdogs, its chief executive wasn't about to steam in alongside HSBC's chairman, Douglas Flint, over regulators being mean to...

James Moore: Sheriff Lawsky is back in town to take on his old enemy, Standard ...

Outlook Benjamin Lawsky was described as “Wall Street's toughest cop” by a US political magazine recently. It seems he's out to prove it. Guess which...

Justin Trudeau's 2011 mosque visit draws fire from Steven Blaney

Steven Blaney, the minister of public safety and emergency preparedness, issued a public statement today on Trudeau's visit to the Al-Sunnah Al-Nabawiah mosque, located in...

Wynne leads call for huge increase in federal infrastructure spending

Their $70-billion pledge is "the largest and longest federal infrastructure plan in our nation's history," Infrastructure Minister Denis Lebel said in a joint statement with...

First Nations Transparency Act holdouts given 120 days to post financial data

MSN Canada Bands that have yet to post their financial statements will begin receiving "several formal reminders" to do so, the office for Aboriginal Affairs Minister...

Ontario pushing feds for $30 billion each year for Canadian infrastructure

Their $70-billion pledge is “the largest and longest federal infrastructure plan in our nation's history,” Infrastructure Minister Denis Lebel said in a joint statement with...

Ontario pushing feds for $30 billion each year for Canadian infrastructure

Their $70-billion pledge is "the largest and longest federal infrastructure plan in our nation's history," Infrastructure Minister Denis Lebel said in a joint statement with...

Veterans Affairs challenged on chart showing disabled soldier ...

A spokeswoman for Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino said the government is simply responding to the demands of ex-soldiers and the country's veterans ombudsman for...

Chart on disabled soldier payment angers vets

A spokeswoman for Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino said the government is simply responding to the demands of ex-soldiers and the country's veterans ombudsman for...

Where the puck is going

In Canada, it has a willing and grateful teammate ready to tackle the challenges of international affairs, and work toward the mutual prosperity of our...

Nearly two-thirds of First Nations haven't disclosed finances to Ottawa

Erica Meekes, a spokesperson for Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt, said the government will send reminder letters to bands that are not in compliance. “The...

Minister Fast to Address Surrey Board of Trade - Canada News Centre

The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, will deliver remarks at the Surrey Board of Trade. The Minister will discuss Canada's commitment to creating...

Veterans Affairs' disability compensation tweet is misleading: critic

A spokeswoman for Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino said the government is simply responding to the demands of ex-soldiers and the country's veterans ombudsman for...

Arts in Surrey to get big slice of $1.9 million pie from Ottawa

Shelly Glover, minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, announced on Thursday at the Surrey Arts Centre that over $1.9 million would go towards 16...

Minister Finley to speak at Abbotsford expo - Canada News Centre

The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, will deliver a speech on the Defence Procurement Strategy at the 2014 Aerospace, Defence...

Minister Ambrose Announces Patient Involvement Pilot for Orphan Drugs

OTTAWA, Aug. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, announced today that the Government of Canada has launched a pilot project...

Minister Ambrose Announces Patient Involvement Pilot for Orphan ...

The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, announced today that the Government of Canada has launched a pilot project targeting patient input from Canadians with...

BC residents owed $92.3 million in uncashed government cheques

Marcel Poulin, press secretary for Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, said Finley “has instructed her officials to examine options to help...

BC residents owed $92.3 million in uncashed government cheques

Marcel Poulin, press secretary for Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, said Finley “has instructed her officials to examine options to help...

Couchiching Conference Begins

The Chair of the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games David Peterson will also be there, so will Dick Pound, the former President of the World...

The continuing corruption from Beijing's dirty money

Last February, in the lead-up to the announcement by the late Finance Minister Jim Flaherty that the scandal of Canada's citizenship-for-sale Immigrant Investor Program was...

Act brings fairness to the pumps

For more information about the new Fairness at the Pumps Act, please contact my office at 519-624-7440 or gary.goodyear@parl.gc.ca. Gary Goodyear is the Member of...

Cities becoming the wild west

Our Cambridge expert on the subject Gary Goodyear jumps in with his tuppence worth as if it was an original thought when it's only unanimous...

Northern Pulp mill situation is 'very dire' says Peter MacKay

TheChronicleHerald.ca MacKay said the air quality issues around the pulp mill aren't his jurisdiction. He wouldn't comment on the 2015 arrival date of the much-needed new...

The Rocket's Green Glare

(blog)The SpaceX decision to build a launch facility on Boca Chica Beach near Brownsville will, eventually, be considered a historical moment that began the...

Industry Minister Moore to Announce Support for New Space ...

On August 7, Industry Minister James Moore will make an announcement about space technology.

Canada to deploy military supplies, equipment to Ukraine: CTV News

National Defence Minister Rob Nicholson said Ottawa is targeting people who are raising funds to “support the illegal activity that's taking place” and are involved...

Johnny Depp Jealous of Amber Heard and James Franco Cozying Up, His Kids ...

Aside from Depp's jitters, his own children with ex-partner Vanessa Paradis also had something to say in his wedding plans with Heard. The National Inquirer...

Ottawa owes B.C. residents $92.3 million

Marcel Poulin, press secretary for Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, said Finley “has instructed her officials to examine options to help...

Wynne pushes feds for infrastructure money

Their $70-billion pledge is "the largest and longest federal infrastructure plan in our nation's history," Infrastructure Minister Denis Lebel said in a joint statement with...

How Canada's Ebola Outbreak Prep Has 'Led The World'

In a recent statement, Health Minister Rona Ambrose stressed that all points of entry into Canada are routinely monitored, and travellers showing symptoms are referred...

Canada and Indonesia Agree on Next Steps in ... - John Baird

August 5, 2014 - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today wrapped up a successful visit to Indonesia, where he held talks with his counterpart, Marty...

Ottawa mum over Canadian couple's detention in China

Neither Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird nor junior minister Lynne Yelich, let alone the Prime Minister, made any comment on the detention of the Canadian...

Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity: Federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver to ...

(press release)TORONTO, Aug. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Joe Oliver, Minister of Finance, will participate in a demonstration of digital health tools in...

Looking back

Esquimalt-Juan de Fuca MP Dr. Keith Martin has since taken exception with the Minister of Fisheries, Gail Shea, for a lack of action in dealing...

Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity: Federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver to ...

TORONTO, Aug. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Joe Oliver, Minister of Finance, will participate in a demonstration of digital health tools in use at...

Surrey gets big slice of $1.9 million arts funding pie from Ottawa

Shelly Glover, minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, announced on Thursday at the Surrey Arts Centre that over $1.9 million would go towards 16...

Canada invests in updating poultry codes of practice

The announcement by Canadian Parliamentary Secretary Pierre Lemieux, on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, took place at the Poultry Industry Council's head office. In...

Real estate transfers

451 Trail West, Dufault, James L. and Haag, Lara M., to, Minier, Keith L. and Kelly E., $248,900. 9046 Lupine Drive, Haag, William J. Jr.

BIGSOUND Finalises 140 Artists & Adds Speakers

Amongst those confirmed to speak on panels across the week are artists including Megan Washington, Russell Morris, Shane Nicholson and Ball Park Music's Sam Cromack.

Game #112: Hammel, bullpen combine for shutout

A's fans have recovered nicely from booing Jim Johnson off the mound on Opening Night against Cleveland — last Sunday, they gave Jon Lester a...

OAK 3 - TB 0: Drew Smyly debut an interesting loss

The Rays deemed it fine to issue Drew Smyly a certain jersey number 33, formerly worn by Big Game James Shields, which was awkward and...

Spurs Hire WNBA Star Becky Hammon as Assistant

During the 2001-02 season, Cleveland Cavaliers coach John Lucas brought Lisa Boyer into the team's practices and some games. Boyer, now an assistant at South...