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Canada Olympic Park Training the Athletes of Tomorrow

March 28, 2015

Joan Crockatt, Member of Parliament for Calgary Centre, along with WinSport President and <abbr class="spell" title="chief executive officer">CEO</abbr> Barry Heck, toured the Markin MacPhail Centre at WinSport Canada Olympic Park today. The visit focused on showcasing the enhanced training, recreational and event hosting capacities of this state-of-the-art sport training venue. The almost $204 million site redevelopment […]


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Government of Canada to help alleviate social isolation through New Horizons for Seniors Program 2015-2016 Call for Proposals for Pan-Canadian Projects

March 27, 2015

The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), announced today that a call for proposals for pan-Canadian projects funded through the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) will be launched in mid-May 2015 and be open for six weeks. Successful projects will focus exclusively on addressing social isolation among seniors and will be funded between […]


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Harper Government takes action to address homelessness in Vancouver

March 27, 2015

Wai Young, Member of Parliament for Vancouver South, on behalf of the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development, joined the Honourable Suzanne Anton, British Columbia Minister of Justice and Member of the Legislative Assembly for Vancouver–Fraserview, and Kerry Jang, City of Vancouver Councillor, to celebrate the official re-opening of Powell Place Women's […]


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Government Partnership to expand Fort McMurray International Airport

March 27, 2015

The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, Regional Minister for Northern Alberta and Member of Parliament for Edmonton &mdash Spruce Grove, and David Yurdiga, Member of Parliament for Fort McMurray &mdash Athabasca, were joined today by Scott Clements, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Fort McMurray Airport Authority and Jane Stroud, Deputy Mayor of […]


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The Honourable Candice Bergen will deliver opening remarks at the Canadian Autism Leadership Summit

March 27, 2015

The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development, will deliver opening remarks at the Canadian Autism Leadership Summit organized by the Canadian Autism Spectrum Disorders Alliance. Click here to read full article


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Media Advisory – Fort McMurray, Alberta

March 26, 2015

Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event regarding the Fort McMurray International Airport, with the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, Regional Minister for Northern Alberta and Member of Parliament for Edmonton–Spruce Grove, David Yurdiga, Member of Parliament for Fort McMurray—Athabasca, Scott Clements, President and <abbr class="spell" title="Chief Executive Officer">CEO</abbr> […]


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Harper Government to introduce legislation to put more money back in the pockets of everyone with kids under 18

March 25, 2015

The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, and the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development, announced today that the Harper Government will be introducing legislation in the coming days to enhance the Universal Child Care Benefit and fulfill the Government's commitment to put money back in the pockets of […]


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Marine Atlantic Inc. and the Public Service Alliance of Canada reach a collective agreement

March 24, 2015

Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, congratulated Marine Atlantic Inc. and the Public Service Alliance of Canada on the renewal of their collective agreement. Click here to read full article


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Minister Candice Bergen to announce Government of Canada support for children and families

March 24, 2015

The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development, will make an important announcement regarding the Harper Government's support for children and families. Click here to read full article


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Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu benefits from over $1 million for expansion of park-and-ride lot

March 23, 2015

The Honourable <span lang="fr">Denis Lebel,</span> Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, and <span lang="fr">Stéphane Billette,</span> Member of the National Assembly for Huntingdon, on behalf of <span lang="fr">Robert Poëti,</span> Quebec Minister of Transport and Minister Responsible for the Montréal Region, are […]


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