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Minister of Veterans Affairs and President of the French Republic to honour sacrifices made by Canadians

November 2, 2014

The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will join the His Excellency François Hollande, President of the French Republic, for a wreath-laying ceremony to pay tribute to Canadian Veterans. Click here to read full article


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STATEMENT BY LISA RAITT

November 2, 2014

Sunday, November 02, 2014 For Immediate Release Statement by Lisa Raitt Today, Lisa Raitt, Member of Parliament for Halton, issued the following statement: “On November 4, 2014, I will be undergoing a necessary surgical procedure.” “I look forward to resuming my Parliamentary and Ministerial duties as soon as possible.” -30-


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Minister Blaney highlights coming-into-force of the Safer Witnesses Act

November 1, 2014

The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada's Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today highlighted the coming-into-force of the Safer Witnesses Act, which amends the federal Witness Protection Program Act, by making it more effective and secure. Click here to read full article


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MP Royal Galipeau joins Veterans to launch Royal Canadian Legion's annual Poppy Campaign

November 1, 2014

On behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, Royal Galipeau, Member of Parliament for Ottawa¿Orléans, today attended the launch of the Royal Canadian Legion's 2014 Poppy Campaign in Ottawa. Click here to read full article


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Parliamentary Secretary Gill attends opening of Wounded Warriors Canada Park of Reflection

November 1, 2014

On behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, Parm Gill, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs, today attended the official unveiling and grand opening of the Wounded Warriors Canada Park of Reflection, located in Whitby's Cullen Central Park. Click here to read full article


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Harper Government Introduces Tax Cuts and Increased Benefits for Canadian Families

October 31, 2014

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, today highlighted new proposed measures to make life more affordable for Canadian families and to help them prosper. Click here to read full article


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Minister Wong celebrates National Seniors Day as Canada gets one of top rankings worldwide on well-being of seniors

October 1, 2014

Canadians across the country are celebrating National Seniors Day today to show their appreciation and to honour the seniors in their communities. Click here to read full article


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National Arts Centre and PSAC conclude new collective agreement

September 30, 2014

The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, congratulated the National Arts Centre and the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) today on reaching a new collective agreement for some 70 employees responsible for security, parking and property management at the Ottawa performing arts centre. Their previous collective […]


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The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), will celebrate National Seniors Day with the launch of HelpAge Canada's report ranking Canada's support of seniors among the world

September 30, 2014

The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), will celebrate National Seniors Day with the launch of HelpAge Canada's report ranking Canada's support of seniors among the world. Click here to read full article


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Collective agreements reached between the Algoma Tankers and the Canadian Merchant Service Guild

September 30, 2014

The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, congratulated Algoma Tankers and the Canadian Merchant Service Guild today on reaching two new collective agreements. The two collective agreements cover a unit of 30 engineering officers and a unit of 38 navigation officers working on Algoma Tankers vessels. Click […]


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