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Duncan wins party ballot to contest Courtenay-Alberni riding

Detailed figures have not been released, but Duncan's campaign team say he was a very clear victor - with especially strong support voiced in the...

Can First Nations find common ground on controversial Tory education reforms?

A spokeswoman for Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt would only repeat a talking point from earlier this year when asked if the money is still...

Ottawa cash to help beef producers in foreign markets

CTV News Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz says the centre will provide training to those interested in international trade missions. It will also help the industry...

Former governor general Michaelle Jean campaigning to head La Francophonie

"She can bring people together, is a fine diplomat and has everything that's needed," International Development Minister Christian Paradis said Monday. The next secretary general...

Design unveiled for replacement for Montreal's aging Champlain bridge

Denis Lebel, the federal infrastructure minister, showed off the design for the first time at a news conference on Friday. The new bridge, which will...

Some quotes on the sentencing of three Al-Jazeera journalists in Egypt

Lynne Yelich, Minister of State (Foreign Affairs and Consular). ———. "We call on the Egyptian government to pardon these individuals or commute their sentences so...

Duncan challenged for Conservative nomination in new riding

John Duncan is not getting a free ride in his bid to be the Conservative Party's candidate for the new Courtenay-Alberni riding in next year's...

MusicFest receives two-year funding from federal government

MP for Vancouver Island North, John Duncan, announced the news to the society at Simms Park on Friday on behalf of Shelly Glover, Minister of...

A noteworthy exchange from question period Thursday in the House of Commons

CTV News OTTAWA - The Canadian Press is always on the lookout for noteworthy or zesty exchanges on the floor of the House of Commons. On...

Federal government urged to hurry up on energy industry regulations

The Harper government had originally promised regulations on reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the energy industry by last January. The deadline was later revised to...

Public invited to Day of Honour ceremony at 19 Wing

As part of the National Day of Honour, 19 Wing's ceremony will include addresses by The Honourable John Duncan, Minister of State and Chief Government...

John Duncan to run again in 2015

John Duncan, Member of Parliament for Vancouver Island North, Minister of State and Chief Government Whip, announced today that he will seek the Conservative nomination...