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Canada Concerned by Dangerous Actions by the Palestinian Authority

January 1, 2015

"The decision by the Palestinian Authority to seek to unilaterally accede to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, among other international bodies, is a concerning and dangerous development. Click here to read full article


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Canada and South Korea Celebrate Entry into Force of Free Trade Agreement

January 1, 2015

As of today, nearly 90 percent of Canada's current exports to South Korea are duty-free, benefiting hard-working Canadians in every region of the country Click here to read full article


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Canada Regrets Sudan's Decision to Expel UN Officials

January 1, 2015

"Canada deeply regrets the decision of the Government of Sudan to expel from the country the United Nations Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator, and the United Nations Development Programme Country Director. Click here to read full article


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Baird to Attend Brazilian Presidential Inauguration

December 30, 2014

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today announced that he will attend the inauguration of Dilma Rousseff as president of Brazil on January 1, 2015. Ms. Rousseff will be commencing her second term as president. Click here to read full article


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Minister Leitch highlights key Labour and Status of Women accomplishments for 2014

December 29, 2014

The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, is proud to report on the key accomplishments within her portfolios this year. Click here to read full article


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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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