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2013-05-13 16:29:25

LOUISBOURG, NS, May 13, 2013 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Honourable Peter Kent, Canada's Environment Minister and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Canadian Minister of Labour, is pleased to announce that Parks Canada has officially launched a partnership with Google Maps to bring Street View to Canada's treasured natural and cultural places. The launch of this nationwide project coincides with the start of celebrations marking the 300(th) anniversary of...

2013-04-24 12:28:11

OTTAWA, April 24, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, on behalf of the Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today announced funding of almost $200,000 that will enable Canadian museums to contribute to a key international research effort on the provenance of Holocaust-era works of art. The theft and displacement of art and other cultural property occurred on an unprecedented...

2013-04-18 12:21:31

KYIV, Ukraine, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Poland, Hungary, Italy, Germany and other European states are currently negotiating the use of Ukraine's underground gas storage facilities. This was announced by Ukraine's Minister of Energy and Coal Eduard Stavytskyi at a press conference in Kyiv. According to the minister, Poland, for instance, considers using gas storage facilities to be able to control the prices on the domestic natural gas market. EU member-states first...

2013-04-03 16:20:38

OTTAWA, April 3, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Canada's Labour Minister, congratulated Sunwing Airlines Inc. and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 4055, on ratifying a new collective agreement for cabin crew and cabin safety managers. "I am pleased that Sunwing and CUPE worked together to reach a new agreement," said Minister Raitt. "Cooperative labour-management relations benefit the economic prosperity and security of Canadians." Certified by the...

2013-03-26 16:28:39

CORNWALL, ON, March 26, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Minister for La Francophonie, today gave the keynote address at the Military Families Matter event in Cornwall, Ontario. "Our Government ensures Canadian Armed Forces personnel, Veterans and their families receive care and support where and when they need it," said Minister Blaney. "I commend the Vanier Institute of the Family and the Military Family Services Program for their...

2013-03-12 23:01:07

Yorkville University is proud to announce that Richard Babich, Instructor for the Bachelor of Business Administration Program, was honoured with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, presented to him by Jason T. Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) March 12, 2013 Only 0.1% of the Canadian population is granted such an honour, and on February 22, 2013, Professor Richard Babich, CD, PMSC, C.E.T., MBA ITM, shook the hand of Jason...

2013-03-04 20:20:38

OTTAWA, Ontario, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Honourable Joe Oliver, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, will deliver a keynote address at the IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates' annual conference in Houston, Texas. He will discuss why Canada is a world class partner for jobs and the environment. The Minister will reinforce how cooperation with Canada contributes to jobs, economic growth energy security and environmental responsibility. The media are also invited to join the...

2013-03-01 08:21:53

VANCOUVER, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Brazil Resources Inc. (TSXV: BRI) (OTCQX: BRIZF),  (the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Former Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Herb Dhaliwal, to its board of directors. Regarding the appointment, Amir Adnani, Chairman, stated: "We are pleased to welcome the Hon. Herb Dhaliwal as a director of the Company. His extensive and qualified experience, including his time as a member of the Company's advisory...

2013-02-09 23:02:43

Rev. Thabiti has authored the popular book “All About You,” produced and hosted a successful radio program, “A Golden Moment,” and published numerous newspaper and magazine articles. Now, as Executive Director at http://www.ThePower.org, he is introducing a life-changing life-alternative called “The Personal Time-Map.” New York, NY (PRWEB) February 09, 2013 It´s fitting that a minister based in Las Vegas would find a way to use a deck of cards to...

2013-01-30 00:21:31

DUBAI, UAE, January 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Number of Irish healthcare companies under the organisation's umbrella exporting to the UAE set to quadruple by 2016 Enterprise Ireland Dubai, the regional arm of the Irish government organisation responsible for the development and growth of Irish enterprises in world markets, welcomed Minister Costello TD, Irish Minister of State for Trade and Development to its pavilion at this year's Arab Health exhibition. (Photo:...