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2014-04-08 16:26:11

OTTAWA, April 8, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, congratulated the recipients of the Canadian Women in Communications and Technology (CWCT) 2014 awards during an address at their annual event in Ottawa last evening. This event honours outstanding achievement in the fields of communications and technology each year. This year's award recipients are: -- Woman of the Year: Wendy Freeman, President, CTV News (Bell...

2014-04-04 20:21:56

Latest Technology Improving Health Delivery to Siksika Nation SIKSIKA FIRST NATION, AB, April 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Minister Ambrose toured the Siksika Health Centre to see first-hand the innovations and the latest technologies being used to improve the health and well-being of First Nations. The Centre, which opened in 2007, is one of the most technologically advanced First Nations health centres. It was built and operates as a partnership between the Siksika Nation, the...

2014-04-04 20:20:19

Minister Leitch congratulates parties on reaching an agreement OTTAWA, April 4, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, today congratulated the Halifax Employers Association on successfully reaching a new collective agreement at the Port of Halifax. This agreement covers approximately 300 longshoremen, foremen and walking bosses, as well as approximately 70 checkers and 70 gear repair men working at the Halifax port. The parties'...

2014-04-02 08:23:25

TORONTO, April 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Royal Nickel Corporation ("RNC") (TSX: RNX) is pleased to announce the publication of the Dumont Nickel Project's ("Dumont") Environmental and Social Impact Assessment ("ESIA") by the Quebec Ministry of Sustainable Development, Environment, Wildlife and Parks ("MDDEFP") through the agency of the Bureau d'audiences publiques sur l'environnement ("BAPE"). This is an important step in the permitting process and marks the beginning of the BAPE's public...

2014-03-29 16:20:09

Minister Shelly Glover takes part in a roundtable to discuss the reality of music artists in Canada WINNIPEG, March 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages Shelly Glover met today with stakeholders from the Canadian music industry as they gathered in Winnipeg to celebrate the JUNO Awards. Various topics were explored at this roundtable, including the industry's future in the digital environment, the recording and live sectors, and the celebration of...

2014-03-28 16:20:40

Legislative amendments will allow minister to order manufacturers to issue Notice of Defects for unsafe vehicles, accelerate decision-making and improve alignment wth the U.S. OTTAWA, March 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Legislative amendments to the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (MVSA), the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act (TDGA), 1992, and the Railway Safety Act (RSA), included in the Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 introduced today in Parliament, will enhance Canada's ability to deal...

2014-03-21 12:20:14

Minister Leitch strongly urges both parties to pursue voluntary arbitration. OTTAWA, March 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, expressed disappointment today when informed that Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) members had again rejected a tentative agreement reached by the bargaining committee. Quick facts -- On January 31, 2014, the union announced that its membership...

2014-03-12 16:21:39

REGINA, March 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, addressed the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities today on the Government of Canada's commitment to get grain moving quickly. Minister Raitt said the government is ensuring the efficient export of grain by specifying the minimum volumes to be carried by each railway and by planning additional legislation to ensure Canada maintains a world-class logistics system when Parliament returns...

2014-03-11 23:27:27

Scientology Volunteer Ministers join thousands in Limpopo January 25 in tribute to the legacy of His Majesty King Mampuru II. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 The Scientology Volunteer Ministers African Goodwill Tour was honored to join the thousands paying tribute to the memory and heritage of King Mampuru II January 25 at the annual Mampuru Day celebration. Once described by Nelson Mandela as the nation’s first freedom fighter, Mampuru II was assassinated in 1883 for leading...

2014-02-28 12:26:40

Minister takes the opportunity to announce a major investment from the Government of Canada in the Montréal en Histoires - Memory City project MONTRÉAL, Feb. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages Shelly Glover was pleased to attend the meeting of the Montréal, Cultural Metropolis Steering Committee. This committee consists of members of the cultural and business communities and the municipal, provincial, and federal governments, including Denis...