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2014-05-31 12:20:04

Highlights federal action and investments to maintain safety and enhance economic growth, job creation and productivity for municipalities and cities across Canada NIAGARA FALLS, ON, May 31, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today addressed the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) about aspects of transportation and infrastructure that are important across Canada and to the Canadian economy. Minister Raitt emphasized the importance of...

2014-05-22 16:26:53

OTTAWA, May 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Peter MacKay, Regional Minister for Nova Scotia and Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, will announce funding for drug prevention projects, on behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, federal Minister of Health. Date May 23 Time 9 a.m. Location Community Health Centre Room 610 690 East River Road New Glasgow, Nova Scotia SOURCE Health Canada

2014-04-22 20:22:12

EDMONTON, April 22, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, on behalf of the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, will make an announcement on a Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) project. Minister Ambrose will also demonstrate the new ImmunizeCA smart phone app. Date Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Time 9:30 AM MDT Location School of Public Health Canada University of Alberta 11405 - 87 Avenue Common...

2014-04-15 12:30:37

OTTAWA, April 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Rodney Weston, Member of Parliament for Saint John, will announce funding to Horizon Health Network on behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, federal Minister of Health. Date Thursday, April 17, 2014 Time 11:00 AM Location Saint Joseph's Hospital 130 Bayard Drive, 5(th) floor Saint John, New Brunswick SOURCE Public Health Agency of Canada

2014-04-07 16:25:10

OTTAWA, April 7, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health and Mr. Terence Young, Member of Parliament for Oakville, will make an important announcement. Date Tuesday, April 8, 2014 Time 1:00 PM Location Health Canada 100 Eglantine Driveway Tunney's Pasture Ottawa, ON SOURCE Health Canada

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'...

2014-03-29 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 12:24:16

OTTAWA, March 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Leading progressive minds are convening at the Broadbent Institute's inaugural Progress Summit in Ottawa this weekend. Institute chair Ed Broadbent says he hopes Progress Summit participants "leave having crystallized some important ideas to move Canada forward." Broadbent, a former leader of the New Democratic Party of Canada, created the institute in 2011 to be an independent, non-partisan resource for progressive change in Canada. With the theme...

2014-01-30 16:23:43

Government of Canada invests in the advancement of sport participation and healthy living GATINEAU, QC, Jan. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), today announced funding of up to $614,000 to Canadian Sport For Life (CS4L) for the advancement of sport participation and healthy living on the occasion of the CS4L National Summit. The Summit is being held in Gatineau on January 29 and 30, 2014. The Government of Canada has played a leadership role in providing...

2014-01-27 12:25:40

OTTAWA, Jan. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Department of Canadian Heritage invites the media for a unique photo opportunity as preparations are underway to transform Confederation Park into Winterlude's Crystal Garden. This advisory is subject to change without notice. The details are as follows: Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Time: 11 a.m. EST Who: Professional ice-carvers at work Winterlude spokesperson Artists...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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