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2013-09-19 12:26:02

FREDERICTON, Sept. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), and the Honourable Dorothy Shephard, New Brunswick Minister of Healthy and Inclusive Communities, today announced contributions from the Government of Canada and Government of New Brunswick for sport development and participation in New Brunswick. Also present at the announcement was Mike Allen, Member of Parliament (Tobique-Mactaquac). "Working with provincial and territorial governments to...

2013-08-23 12:21:57

HALIFAX, Aug. 23, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today announced funding for 72 projects in the Nova Scotia arts, culture and heritage sector. "Our Government knows the importance of supporting arts, culture and heritage," said Minister Glover. "This sector is essential to our society, our communities, and our economy. By supporting all of these projects, we are shining a spotlight on our rich history and helping...

2013-08-22 16:21:56

OTTAWA, Aug. 22, 2013 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada's decision to renew the Geo-mapping for Energy and Minerals (GEM) program is a positive and welcome investment that will help facilitate exploration activities in Canada's North. Building on a previous allocation of $100 million over five years from Federal Budget 2008, the government's renewed commitment of $100 million over seven years will carry this important work forward to the benefit of the mineral industry,...

2013-08-06 12:26:29

OTTAWA, Aug. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), will hold round tables with key stakeholders to discuss caregivers and financial abuse of seniors. Minister of State Wong will be available for a photo opportunity and to answer questions from the media. Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local. DATE: Wednesday, August 7, 2013 TIME: 11:20 a.m. PLACE:...

2013-07-12 12:24:32

VANCOUVER, July 12, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), and the Honourable Coralee Oakes, British Columbia Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development, today announced the Government of Canada's and Government of British Columbia's contribution to sport development and participation in British Columbia. "Working with provincial and territorial governments to advance important priorities for sport, physical activity, and recreation in...

2013-07-02 16:20:07

Canadians accessing their postal services online and on the go more than ever OTTAWA, July 2, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada Post's mobile app hit a major milestone over the weekend as it was downloaded for the one-millionth time. The increasingly popular app was launched in 2011 as part of Canada Post's strategy to enable Canadians to access postal services on the go. Parcel tracking, shipping rate look-ups, and epost - Canada Post's digital mailbox - are among the services Canadians can...

2013-06-13 12:28:36

TORONTO, June 13, 2013 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Minister for La Francophonie, Eve Adams, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs and Member of Parliament for Mississauga-Brampton South, congratulated Mary Jo Haddad, President and CEO of Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children, on the Hospital's commitment to Canada's Veterans. "I commend the commitment that the Hospital for Sick Children is making today...

2013-06-12 12:22:56

OTTAWA, June 12, 2013 /CNW/ - The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) looks forward to working with the Government of Canada in the development of a mandatory system for the reporting of payments, as announced by Prime Minister Stephen Harper today on the eve of meetings of the G-8 Lough Erne Summit in London, United Kingdom. Last year, MAC signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada and two NGOs, Publish What You Pay-Canada and the...

2013-06-07 08:20:53

OTTAWA, June 7, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada Post's 2012 Social Responsibility report showed a 12-per-cent decrease in injury frequency from the previous year, marking the Corporation's best safety performance in nearly 30 years. The total number of lost-time injuries also decreased in 2012, by 11 per cent from 2011. The report details Canada Post's social and environmental performance for 2012, including safety, employee relations, carbon emissions and community programs. The release...

2013-06-05 20:20:56

TORONTO, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Dominion Diamond Corporation (TSX:DDC, NYSE:DDC) (the "Company") today announced its first quarter results for the period ending April 30, 2013. Robert Gannicott, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer stated: "Diavik is performing well and we are pleased with what we see at Ekati. We have strengthened the senior management team in a focused effort to deliver value through both extended mine life and enhanced operating efficiencies." First...