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Parliamentary Secretary Oliphant travels to Argentina

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Ottawa – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, announced that Robert Oliphant, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, will be in Argentina from September 6-8. Parliamentary Secretary Oliphant will meet with Argentina’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Santiago Cafiero, in Buenos Aires to discuss shared priorities and issues of mutual interest, including Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the respect and …

National Trucking Week

Minister Alghabra to mark National Trucking Week 2022 

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Ottawa – Minister of Transport, Omar Alghabra, issued the following statement: “The last two years have shown us how important it is to have strong and resilient supply chains that remain strong in the face of unexpected disruptions, such as severe weather or a global pandemic. “Truck drivers play a crucial role in making sure Canadian families get the goods …

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3rd new Arctic, Offshore Patrol Ship delivered to Canada 

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Halifax – Canada celebrated another milestone in renewing the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) fleet with the delivery of the third Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS), Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Max Bernays. Built by Irving Shipbuilding Inc. of Halifax, Nova Scotia, this is the third of six new AOPS being delivered to the RCN through the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS), …

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Freeland on keeping Alberta’s trucking industry strong 

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Alberta – I first want to acknowledge that we are gathered on the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in southern Alberta. The City of Calgary is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3. I am so glad to be here today in Calgary, and really glad to be here at Bison. My first …

Trudeau to hold Cabinet retreat

Trudeau to hold Cabinet retreat in Vancouver to focus on making life affordable

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Ottawa – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that he will hold a Cabinet retreat in Vancouver from September 6 to 8, 2022. The Cabinet will drive progress on our continued efforts to make life more affordable for Canadians, and keep delivering economic growth that benefits everyone. During the retreat, Cabinet will discuss what they heard when talking to Canadians over …

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Funding for human trafficking prevention initiative for youth announced

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Mississauga – Human trafficking is a heinous crime that disproportionately affects women and girls. Indigenous people, migrants and immigrants and 2SLGBTQI+ individuals are often at greater risk. The Government of Canada is committed to ending human trafficking in all its forms and that starts with raising awareness. While visiting Mississauga, Ontario, the Minister of Public Safety, Marco Mendicino, met with …

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Canada to challenge US softwood lumber duties

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Ottawa, Ontario – Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, has issued the following statement regarding the United States’ unwarranted and unfair duties on softwood lumber from Canada: “Today, Canada filed notice that it will challenge, under Chapter 10 of the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA), the final results of the US Department of Commerce’s …

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Canada speaks with Belizean counterparts on economic development and investment

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Ottawa – Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, met with 2 Cabinet ministers of the Government of Belize: Eamon Courtenay, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade, and Immigration; and Christopher Coye, Minister of State, Finance, Economic Development and Investment. At the virtual meeting, Minister Ng highlighted Canada’s long-standing partnership with Belize and reiterated …

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Trudeau, others denounce harassment incident against Freeland

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Ottawa – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called for political leaders to take a united stance against threats of violence and intimidation on Sunday, days after his deputy was confronted in Alberta by a man who repeatedly yelled profanity at her and called her a traitor. A video circulating online over the weekend shows Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland arriving inside City …

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Carolyn Bennett concludes successful US visit

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Ottawa – Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health, Carolyn Bennett, concluded a five-day visit to the United States. During this visit, she heard from government, public health and law enforcement officials, as well as community organizations addressing substance use in Oregon, Washington and Colorado about their jurisdiction’s experiences and responses to substance use harms. It …