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2014-05-08 20:20:42

Dates of Canada's Mission in Afghanistan to also be inscribed on National War Memorial and Promenade Building in Ottawa to be renamed The Valour Building. OTTAWA, May 8, 2014 /CNW/ - On the eve of the National Day of Honour, Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino today announced that a permanent national memorial to Canada's mission in Afghanistan will be constructed in the nation's capital. The memorial, to be unveiled in 2017, will specifically recognize and honour the hard...

2014-05-06 12:21:53

Texas Trade Mission takes in Austin's newest commute solution AUSTIN, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Minister of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation of Ireland, Richard Bruton, has arrived in Austin to promote Irish businesses in Texas. The Minister attended Enterprise Ireland's Business Breakfast yesterday with Mayor Lee Leffingwell and Paul Steinberg, Vice President for Carma. The Mayor and Minister made the exciting announcement that Ireland has chosen Austin as the home for its next...

2014-04-30 16:31:45

Minister Ambrose meets with medical professionals and researchers to discuss the risks for youth OTTAWA, April 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Health Minister Rona Ambrose hosted a roundtable with representatives of the healthcare community and research experts to discuss the scientific evidence of the risks associated with the use of marijuana by youth, especially over the long term. This meeting builds on an announcement where Minister Ambrose announced funding for A Health...

2014-04-23 23:04:05

Mr. Roshan Baig, Hon'ble Minister for Infrastructure Development, Government of Karnataka will speak at Telematics Update’s Telematics India and South Asia 2013 Conference on May 28th-29th in Bangalore as the Indian govt. prepare to support the automotive telematics industry. (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 The Minister will open the Telematics India & South Asia Conference to give attendees a chance to understand the government’s plan for infrastructure. Clear communication channels...

2014-04-17 16:26:40

Governments Agree on Cooperative Actions to Help Protect the Health and Safety of Citizens OTTAWA, April 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, Regional Minister for Northern Alberta and Member of Parliament for Edmonton-Spruce Grove, is wrapping up a week of meetings in China focussed on exchanging information, sharing best practices and strengthening collaborative actions on shared health priorities. While in China, the Minister has highlighted...

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...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.