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2014-07-02 12:22:27

Unique partnership helping to connect Canadians to nature OTTAWA, July 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, announced the 13 students - seven from the North and six from the South - selected by Parks Canada to participate in this year's Students on Ice expedition. Students on Ice is an award-winning organization providing unique educational opportunities to the Antarctic and the Arctic. Through a three...

2014-06-16 08:22:52

TORONTO, June 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Dr. Colin Carrie, Member of Parliament for Oshawa and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of the Environment, on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, will make an important announcement regarding the creation of Rouge National Urban Park in the Greater Toronto Area. Please note that this advisory is subject to change without notice. The details are as follows:...

2014-06-15 12:20:15

TORONTO, June 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Dr. Colin Carrie, Member of Parliament for Oshawa and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of the Environment, on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, will make an important announcement regarding the creation of Rouge National Urban Park in the Greater Toronto Area. Please note that this advisory is subject to change without notice. The details are as follows:...

2014-02-22 12:20:08

IQALUIT, Feb. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, today concluded his five-day tour of the territories with a visit to Iqaluit accompanied by the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, Minister for the Arctic Council and Member of Parliament for Nunavut. In Iqaluit, Minister Kenney learned first-hand about the territories' strong economy, met with employers and training...

2014-02-10 16:21:21

The Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency supports economic development across the three territories OTTAWA, Feb. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Office of the Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) and Minister for the Arctic Council The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq congratulates Air North on their first Whitehorse to Ottawa flight, which will increase economic opportunity and growth in the region. Air North will now...

2014-02-03 12:31:59

Funding will provide significant network upgrades for the Gwich'in Tribal Council YELLOWKNIFE, Feb. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Office of the Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor), and Minister for the Arctic Council Minister Aglukkaq today announced funding to help the Gwich'in Tribal Council (GTC) upgrade and standardize its Information Technology (IT) environment, building a reliable network that will span four communities...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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