Latest Politics of Canada Stories

2014-09-12 08:22:37

MILTON, ON, Sept. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - On the day that the Canadian Postal Service Charter opens up for review, representatives from the Canadian Union of Postal Workers and other concerned groups are rallying at Minister Lisa Raitt's office in Milton to send a strong message to the federal Conservatives that they should be talking to the public about postal service. Over 10,000 signed "Make the Review Public" postcards were delivered to Raitt's office, calling for the government to...

2014-09-10 12:29:19

HAMILTON, ON, Sept. 10, 2014 The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State for Seniors, unveiled today the new Government of Canada Action for Seniors report, a comprehensive information resource highlighting federal programs and services that can be accessed by seniors, their families, and caregivers. Minister Wong made the announcement with officials who developed McMaster University's Optimal Aging Portal, a website that offers information about healthy aging and which can now be accessed...

2014-08-21 20:20:51

CALGARY, Aug. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The National Energy Board (NEB or the Board) has received an application from Alliance Pipeline Ltd. to implement new services and related tolls and tariffs (New Services Offering) which would commence 1 December 2015. In June 2014 the Board invited comments from interested persons on the application. Having considered the comments received, the Board has decided to hold a public hearing to consider the merits of the application. The Board has identified a...

2014-08-18 08:22:20

BELLEDUNE, NB, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today spoke of the important role Canada's marine ports play in supporting trade and economic growth in a speech to the 56(th) annual conference of the Association of Canadian Port Authorities, hosted by the Belledune Port Authority. Building on this year's conference theme of 'Anchors Away', Minister Raitt highlighted the opportunities and challenges in global shipping for Canada's ports, while promoting...

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'...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.