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2013-05-26 20:20:09

SASKATOON, May 26, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), and the Honourable Kevin Doherty, Saskatchewan Minister of Parks, Culture and Sport, today announced the Government of Canada's and Government of Saskatchewan's contribution to sport development and participation in Saskatchewan. "Working with provincial and territorial governments to advance important priorities for sport, physical activity, and recreation in Canada is something our Government is...

2013-05-09 08:28:23

Canadian Paralympic Committee announces recipients of the 2013-14 Para-Equipment Fund and Recruitment Program Fund OTTAWA, May 9, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee is pleased to announce the 2013-14 recipients of the Para-Equipment Fund, supported by Invacare Canada, as well as the Recruitment Program Fund. Both funds are supported by the Government of Canada's Sport Support Program. The Para-Equipment Fund (PEF) delivers grants of up to $5,000 to national and...

2013-05-03 16:21:54

TORONTO, May 3, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), today participated in the opening ceremony of the 2013 Canada Open Taekwondo Championships, being held in Toronto from May 2 to 5, 2013. "Our Government, through Sport Canada's Hosting Program, is proud to provide support to Taekwondo Canada to host the 2013 Canada Open Taekwondo Championships," said Minister of State Gosal. "I convey my best wishes to all the athletes in their pursuit of excellence."...

2013-04-29 12:28:36

First recipients of Multi-Investigator Research Initiative grants announced TORONTO, April 29, 2013 /CNW/ - Brain Canada, in collaboration with The W. Garfield Weston Foundation, announced today the grant recipients of The W. Garfield Weston Foundation - Brain Canada Multi-Investigator Research Initiative (MIRI). The $7.5 million grant total includes $3 million from The W. Garfield Weston Foundation and a matching $3 million from the Government of Canada through the Canada Brain...

2013-04-04 12:28:25

OTTAWA, April 4, 2013 /CNW/ - The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased with today's announcements by the Government of Canada under the landmark Investments in Forest Industry Transformation program as well as its commitment to market development and taller wood buildings. The Minister of Natural Resources, Joe Oliver, announced $19.5 million dollars in IFIT funding towards five projects worth a total of $70 million. He also announced $10.9 million for the...

2013-03-22 12:27:00

OTTAWA, March 22, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Building Trades and its nearly 500,000 members represent the most skilled trades workforce worldwide.  The skills our members obtain come from superb in school instruction and from first class on the job mentoring.  The Federal government's budget for 2013 - 2014 will significantly increase our ability to deliver the skilled trades workforce of tomorrow and for that we commend Minister Flaherty. The Canada Jobs Grant will allow...

2013-03-13 12:34:34

TORONTO, March 13, 2013 /CNW/ - Dr. Colin Carrie, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health, today announced on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health, an investment under the Public Health Agency of Canada's Healthy Living Fund to support three community-based projects managed by partner organizations in the Greater Toronto Area. "We want to increase opportunities for Canadians to be physically active so they can lead a healthier lifestyle," said Dr....

2013-03-12 08:21:09

Youths from across Canada submitted artwork for Community Foundation Competition OTTAWA, March 12, 2013 /CNW/ - Five young Canadians are now in the running to have their artwork featured on the 2013 Community Foundation stamp that raises funds for children's charities and school programs. Hailing from Alberta, Nova Scotia, and Ontario, these budding artists will now rely on the public to choose the winner. The five finalists are: -- Alexandria Swartz - Spending Time...

2013-03-07 08:25:56

MONTRÉAL, March 7, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), today announced the Government of Canada's contribution to Gymnastics Canada in support of L'International Gymnix 2013. The event is being held in Montréal from March 7 to 10, 2013. "Our Government, through Sport Canada's Hosting Program, is proud to support Gymnastics Canada for L'International Gymnix 2013," said Minister of State Gosal. "Hosting international sport events...

2013-03-07 08:21:14

AddressComplete one of growing portfolio of digital initiatives designed to enhance the customer experience OTTAWA, March 7, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada Post launched AddressComplete today, a web service that allows for cost-effective and efficient address data capture and validation using Canada's most current and accurate address database. The new product was developed through a strategic relationship with the leading provider of address validation web services, Postcode Anywhere (PCA),...