October 16, 2014

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New book turns a fictional fire hose on Senate's cynical shenanigans

(subscription) (subscription)Telefilm's Michel Roy, Elephant Song's director Charles Binamé, Heritage Minister Shelly Glover, Elephant Song's producer Richard Goudreau and Patrick Roy of Les Films...

Canada, India seek proposals for sustainability research

Canada's Minister of International Trade, Ed Fast, and India's Minister of Science and Technology, Jitendra Singh, launched a call for proposals for joint R &...

New Ottawa office tower to be named in honour of Jim Flaherty | The ...

A new Ottawa office building is to be named in honour of former finance minister Jim Flaherty, who died last April. Prime Minister Stephen Harper...

2015 Classic field is almost complete

The big bass hourly winners were Burns, with a 5.69-pound bass from 9-10 a.m.; Eric Winter with a 4.78-pound bass from 10-11 a.m.; Roger Dillard...

Paging the spirit world | Metro

Paging the spirit world. By Chris Alexander For Metro. Share this Article. Universal Pictures Douglas Smith, Ana Coto, Olivia Cooke, Daren Kagasoff and Bianca Santos...

Harper, Quebec announce plans for Gulf of St. Lawrence

CBC.ca From left, Harper chats with Pierre Denis Gagnon, president and director general of the Sept-Iles Port, Infrastructure Minister Denis Lebel, and Jean D'Amour, Quebec Minister...

Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks with President of the United ...

Connect with Kellie. Facebook Facebook · YouTube Facebook · Flickr Facebook ... Facebook · YouTube · Flickr. © 2011 Kellie Leitch, MP for Simcoe-Grey. All...

PM announces Governor General's visit to Poland, Netherlands and ...

Connect with Kellie. Facebook Facebook · YouTube Facebook · Flickr Facebook ... Facebook · YouTube · Flickr. © 2011 Kellie Leitch, MP for Simcoe-Grey. All...

Ward 9 profile: Augimeri and Cusimano renew hostilities

He also received a letter from Federal Minister of Public Works Diane Finley who says parkland will not be sold. The right-leaning Cusimano, a supporter...

Events in New Jersey for Oct. 19-25, 2014

Ridge Performing Arts Center, 268 South Finley Avenue. ... MONTCLAIR Trumpets Jazz Club Diane Moser's Composers Big Band Annual Peace Concert: Tribute to Daniel Pearl...

Farm groups take aim at Agricultural Growth Act,…

(subscription)Farm groups have anticipated the Agricultural Growth Act since federal agriculture minister Gerry Ritz first tabled it in the House of Commons last December.

Vancouver-based Canadian Tourism Commission gets new CEO

eTurboNews Minister of State, Small Business and Tourism, and Agriculture Maxime Bernier noted that experience when making the announcement. The CTC, which is Canada's national tourism...

DA: Son killed family for money to pay off loan shark

news9.com KWTV Back home in Duncan, the triple-slaying stunned the community, as well as the two nearby communities of Marlow and Elgin, where the Hruby family...

Harper Government Invests to Discover New Markets for Canadian Seafood ...

FIS (press release)Member of Parliament for Vancouver South Wai Young, on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, announced today an investment of over $740,000 in...

Le prolongement de l'autoroute 73 vers le Maine doit être une priorité selon ...

Pour le ministre et député de Beauce, Maxime Bernier, le gouvernement provincial doit prioriser la construction de la partie de l'autoroute 73 qui reliera éventuellement...

Take up GoSL ban on Diaspora with UN Security Council – GTF tells UK

(subscription)Having referred to statements critical of Sri Lanka attributed to MP Hugo Swire, Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs, John Baird and his deputy Ms.

Gender parity on boards of directors: mission not yet accomplished!

(registration)At the federal level, the Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, K. Kellie Leitch, last June presented the report of the...

Avalanche au Népal : deux Torontois manquent à l'appel

Les représentants consulaires canadiens, à Ottawa comme au Népal, restent en contact avec les autorités locales ainsi qu'avec les agences spécialisées en trekking afin d'obtenir...

Harper Government Invests in Improvements for Water and Wastewater ...

(press release)WINNIPEG, Oct. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister Responsible for Manitoba and Member of Parliament for Saint-Boniface, on behalf of...

MP Jason Kenney to speak at economic summit in Nanaimo

Jason Kenney will be the headline speaker at the 2014 Vancouver Island State of the Island Economic Summit, to be held in Nanaimo on Oct.

Documentary on Whippany River cleanup to make its debut at film fest Saturday

The 32-minute film, titled "River's Journey," is narrated by Peter Coyote, the veteran actor and voice-over specialist who has narrated many of documentary filmmaker Ken...

Gail Shea non-committal about federal election plans

“The election is still a year out, there's been no nomination set or anything at this point in time,” Shea said. When asked if she...

Gail Shea non-committal about federal election plans

Some federal Conservative ridings have already held nomination meetings and elected their chosen representative, but Shea said Wednesday her riding is in no hurry. “The...

Federal bill to expand anti-terror powers through tracking, source shield - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

CP24 Toronto's Breaking News Federal bill to expand anti-terror powers through tracking, source shieldCP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsOTTAWA -- The Conservative government plans to amend the law...

Experts cautious about boost in powers for spy agency | Ottawa Citizen

Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney Thursday announced that amendments will come as early as next week to the act governing CSIS, the country's spy agency.

The Honourable Jason Kenney will speak at an event organized by ...

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, will speak at an event organized by the Canadian Club of Toronto.

Steven Blaney unveils new measures to boost CSIS powers

Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney has unveiled new federal plans to boost protection for intelligence sources, by giving them the same protections bestowed upon police...

Officials planned to defend general's in-city moving expenses before Andrew ...

Just days before Defence Minister Rob Nicholson blasted a high-profile general for “grossly excessive” moving expenses, defence officials were prepared to defend the policy of...

Les Sables Olimag Inc., a Quebec Company out to Conquer Major Markets ...

(press release)THETFORD MINES, QUEBEC--( - Oct. 16, 2014) - Acting on behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs...

Steven Blaney to unveil new measures to boost CSIS powers

Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney is expected to flesh out federal plans to boost protection for intelligence sources, by giving them the same protections bestowed...

Footage From 1976 Documents Discovery of Ebola Virus

Guido van der Groen, co-discoverer on the team, to the Belgian national broadcaster in July. The team filmed their activities with a small color-film camera...

Minister Tony Clement to Provide Opening Remarks at GTEC 2014 around Open ...

OTTAWA, Ontario, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ GTEC, Canada's largest government technology event, today announced the Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board of Canada,...

Express Entry touted as 'sea change' in immigration policy

... says federal Immigration and Citizenship Minister Chris Alexander. "We have been stuck in the 1970s, maybe even the 1960s, in immigration, receiving applications in...

Sumacom Inc. Looking to Tap New Opportunities to Diversity its Activities

(press release)Acting on behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of...

Legacy of local Springhill Veterans preserved

(press release)MP Armstrong made the announcement on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs. Organized by the Town of Springhill, the...

New Physio Clinic opens in Bradford

A plaque sent by MP Peter Van Loan congratulated Davidson for promoting “a pain-free and productive lifestyle... Your healing hands will be a welcome addition...

Ottawa readies Ebola response team, provinces designate treatment centres

Toronto Sun Health Minister Rona Ambrose said Wednesday evening that if Ebola makes its way to Canada, the Public Health Agency of Canada would send a...

Baird Visits Saudi Arabia, Discusses Fight Against ISIL | John Baird

October 16, 2014 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today visited Saudi Arabia, where he met with senior leaders to discuss key bilateral, regional and...

Real City Matters

Yesterday, mayoral frontrunner John Tory racked up yet another endorsement from a Conservative MP as federal transport minister Lisa Raitt offered her support. Raitt told...

Governments unveil new model for Port Metro Vancouver's Container Trucking ...

CBC.ca Canada's Transport Minister, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, and B.C. Transportation and Infrastructure Minister the Honourable Todd Stone today issued the following joint statement to unveil...

Minister downplays missed deadline in Canada-U.S. pact

Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney insisted Wednesday that Canada remains committed to tracking and sharing information about international travel with the United States, though he...

PEI Bioscience Alliance to get $5M over next five years

Federal Fisheries Minister Gail Shea said the Bioscience Alliance is the exact type of business the program was designed to support. "The P.E.I. bioscience cluster...

'Thanks for great sale'

Thank you to: Tom Finley for the loan of a truck. ... Our volunteers, Roger & Dee Ward, Diane & Loren Sass, Jan & Bill...

New Ottawa office tower to be named for former finance minister Jim Flaherty

OTTAWA - A new Ottawa office building is to be named in honour of former finance minister Jim Flaherty, who died last April. Prime Minister...

Express Entry touted as 'sea change'

... overly bureaucratic immigration system is ill-equipped to meet the needs of today's job market, especially in high-growth, low-unemployment areas of the country, like Saskatchewan,...

FedDev gives boost to pair of London companies

Minister of State for FedDev Ontario Gary Goodyear, along with London North Centre MP Susan Truppe, visited the offices of Voices.com — an online marketplace...