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2014-10-10 16:20:24

OTTAWA, Oct. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today issued this statement on the tabling in the House of Commons of the Government's response to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities interim report, Interim Report on Rail Safety Review. "I am pleased that the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities has released its interim report on railway safety in Canada. The report raises important issues and...

2014-10-03 16:25:24

OTTAWA, Oct. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - On October 1(st), 2014 Canada lost preferred access to the United States Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA). At this point in time the Canadian government will need to implement a system demonstrating comparable outcomes in order to regain status. This will have significant consequences for the fresh fruit and vegetable industry in Canada, putting jobs, Canadian farms and other parts of the produce supply chain at risk, and ultimately leading...

2014-09-08 04:20:08

OTTAWA, Sept. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - The members of the Canadian Shipowners Association (CSA) are concerned that the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with the European Union may hurt Canada's short sea shipping industry, its workers and suppliers and shippers. Canadian ship owners have invested in 14 state of the art high-efficiency vessels worth over $700 million, which are positioned to play a part in the prosperity that CETA will bring. However, "while the CETA deal...

2014-07-18 16:24:01

LISTOWEL, ON, July 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, joined Canadians of all ages this evening at the 158(th) Listowel Agricultural Fair, where he spoke at the opening ceremony. The event, which marks the 100(th) anniversary of the First World War as well as the 100(th) anniversary of the Listowel Agricultural Hall, was also attended by the Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence. Formerly named the Armouries, the Listowel...

2014-07-17 20:23:49

LISTOWEL, ON, July 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, joined Canadians of all ages this evening at the 158(th) Listowel Agricultural Fair, where he spoke at the opening ceremony. The event, which marks the 100(th) anniversary of the First World War as well as the 100(th) anniversary of the Listowel Agricultural Hall, was also attended by the Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence. Formerly named the Armouries, the Listowel...

2014-04-07 08:30:15

VAUGHAN, April 7, 2014 /CNW/ - March 2014 marked the opening of a first-of-its-kind facility in Vaughan, Ontario that offers Canadians the opportunity to test-drive innovative standing desks and treadmills for their home or office. "Some customers were hesitant to switch to a standing desk before trying it out, so we wanted to give them (and everyone else) that opportunity" says Guy Viner, CEO. The company has also launched an online store at www.CanDesk.ca, ships across Canada,...

2014-02-20 12:24:52

BRAMPTON, ON, Feb. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), will make an announcement about Special Olympics Canada on Friday. Following the announcement, members of the media are invited to join Minister of State Gosal and local area Special Olympics athletes to play some 3-on-3 basketball. This advisory is subject to change without notice. The details are as follows: Date: Friday, February 21, 2014 Time:...

2013-12-17 23:03:03

Special Needs Trust Fairness Act Filed as Amendment to Senate Finance Committee Legislation Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 The Senate Finance Committee recently passed the Sustainable Growth Rate Repeal and Medicare Beneficiary Access Improvement Act of 2013, and with it, an amendment to include the Special Needs Trust Fairness Act, a top public policy priority for the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). The amendment, which had the same language as S. 1672, was...


Word of the Day
reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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