June 17, 2015

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Shell-Led Natural Gas Export Project in Canada Clears Environmental Hurdles

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Shell-led LNG project gets environmental go-ahead from Ottawa, BC

The federal government has decided the environmental impacts of the LNG Canada project are justified in the circumstances, Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq said in a...

Lisa Raitt: Turban Sceenings Not Needed At Airports

Lisa Raitt says the agency charged with screening travellers at airports has other tools at its disposal to ensure safety without requiring passengers such as...

Turban screening not needed at airports: Lisa Raitt | Metro

... when going through airport security. Lisa Raitt says the agency charged with screening travellers at airports has other tools at its disposal to ensure...

Cyberattack knocks Canadian government websites offline, confirms Tony Clement

Ottawa CitizenFederal government servers were under cyberattack Wednesday afternoon, said Treasury Board President Tony Clement. Most government websites appeared to be down starting around noon...

Goodyear should pay back booklet expense

Editor's note: This letter was sent to MP Gary Goodyear and circulated to the Times, by its author, for publication. Recently, I received in the...

Pascale Déry to run for Tories in Drummond riding

(blog) (blog)Pascale Déry is accompanied by Infra-structure Minister Denis Lebel at the launch of her campaign in Drummond. TWITTER PHOTO. Pascale Déry, who lost...

Hacker group 'Anonymous' claims credit for federal cyber attacks ...

Stills from Youtube video claimed to be released by The Hacker group Anonymous on Wednesday June 17, 2015. Treasury Board President Tony Clement says was...

Massive outage: Federal websites knocked offline

OTTAWA—The Canadian government's servers were hit with a cyberattack Wednesday afternoon, Treasury Board President Tony Clement has confirmed. The source of the attack is not...

Remarks by the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport - Flight ...

Good afternoon. It's a pleasure to be here today with my colleague, John Carmichael, Member of Parliament for Don Valley West.

Raitt says airport security has "non-discriminatory" tools to maintain safety

The Globe and MailRaitt says airport security has "non-discriminatory" tools to maintain safetyCanadian transport minister Lisa Raitt says the agency charged with screening travellers at...

Raitt says airport security has 'non-discriminatory' tools to maintain safety

The federal transport minister says there's no need to re-impose a rule that required passengers to remove religious headgear when going through airport security. Lisa...

Raitt says airport security has "non-discriminatory" tools to maintain safety

Raitt says airport security has "non-discriminatory" tools to maintain safetyA Sikh man prays in the sacred pond at the Golden Temple during the Baisakhi festival...

Tories bid farewell to Smith, Bruinooge, Glover

There are at least four cabinet ministers on the list including Glover, Justice Minister Peter MacKay, and International Development Minister Christian Paradis. Foreign Affairs Minister...

Mint chairman Jim Love expensed luxury trips with wife to global conferences

Reached at his office in Toronto last week, Love, who was a close friend of the late former finance minister Jim Flaherty, would not agree...

'Anonymous' calls massive cyber-attack on feds a protest ... - iPolitics

Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney assured reporters that no personal information was compromised during the attack. He said officials are trying to determine who is...

Raitt announces new airport noise consultation 'protocol' | CTV News

Transport Minister Lisa Raitt has announced the launch of a new public "consultation protocol" aimed at helping communities voice concerns about air traffic noise.

Peter MacKay Says Government Needs More Time To Draft Assisted-Suicide Law

Justice Minister and Nova Scotia MP Peter MacKay says the government will likely need more time to come up with new legislation on doctor-assisted suicide.

John Duncan named new Rugby Cranes coach

John Duncan, a former coach of the 15s team at Queens College, a school situated at the foot of the Stormberg Mountains in the Eastern...

Peter MacKay says government needs more time to draft assisted-suicide law

Justice Minister and Nova Scotia MP Peter MacKay says the government will likely need more time to come up with new legislation on doctor-assisted suicide.

Conservatives spend almost $7M defending unconstitutional ...

Justice Minister Peter MacKay's office said that at any given moment the government is involved in about 40,000 litigation files. “Last year we were successful...

How John Baird's resignation caused a Royal scramble

But those planning the grand reopening of Canada House — Canada's high commission office in London — were tossed a curve ball with the sudden...

Baird's resignation threw Canada House ceremony off track

But those planning the grand reopening of Canada House — Canada's high commission office in London — were tossed a curve ball with the sudden...

Media Advisory: Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz to Speak at the Pulse and ...

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz will be in Calgary, Alberta on Monday, June 22, 2015 to give remarks at the Pulse and Special Crops Convention 2015.

'Zero tolerance' for tax evasion, Ottawa claims

OTTAWA — The Canadian government takes a “zero tolerance” stand on tax evaders and is currently conducting audits on property owners in B.C., according to...

Ottawa cancels security policy on headgear

The Globe and MailTransportation Minister Lisa Raitt's office told the CBC late Tuesday that the new screening protocol, quietly implemented on April 15, had been...

Joe Oliver orders changes to high flying Canadian Mint executives' travel

(subscription) (subscription)Finance Minister Joe Oliver has ordered changes to expense account spending at the Royal Canadian Mint after an auditor general's report drew attention...