Military to deploy nurses in ICU to support Saskatchewan

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Saskatchewan – The Canadian Armed Forces says it will support Saskatchewan with six critical care nursing officers, to will be deployed to intensive care units. The military also says it will provide medical air transport for in-province and out-of-province critical care patient transfers, as capacity allows, and may also supply a pair of Multipurpose Medical Assistance Teams to backfill the …

Trudeau shocked on anniversary of attack at National War Memorial, Parliament Hill

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Ottawa – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, has issued the following statement on the anniversary of the attack at the National War Memorial and Parliament Hill: “Seven years ago today, Canadians were left shocked and saddened by a tragic terrorist attack at the National War Memorial and Parliament Hill in Ottawa that claimed the life of Corporal Nathan Cirillo, a sentry …

Trudeau announces standardized Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination for travel

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Ottawa – Vaccination is the best way to keep Canadians safe and healthy, get back to enjoying the things we love, and prevent future lockdowns. As new travel requirements roll out in Canada and around the world, the Government of Canada has been working closely with provinces and territories on a standardized proof of vaccination that facilitates international and domestic …

Governments Investing in Innovative Solutions to Boost Agri-Food Sector

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Funding Will Support Farmers and Make the Sector More Competitive TORONTO – The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing up to $10.21 million through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (the Partnership) to help the agri-food sector adopt on-farm solutions and best practices that will grow their business, create jobs and drive economic growth across Ontario while continuing to provide the …

Occupational Health and Safety Students Invited to Apply for Scholarship

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Hamilton –  The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) is now accepting applications for the 2022 Dick Martin Scholarship Award. Two scholarships worth $3,000 each will be awarded to one university student and one college student pursuing their education in a field related to occupational health and safety. CCOHS will also award $500 to each of the winning students’ …

Trudeau visits Kamloops, BC

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BC – Prime Minister Justine Trudeau visited Kamloops, BC where Tk’emlups te Secwepemc Nation said they found 200 unmarked graves at site of ex-residential school last spring.Trudeau apologized to Tk’emlups Chief Rosanne Casimir earlier this month for not accepting invitations to attend event marking C.’s 1st National Day for Truth & Reconciliation on Sept 30. Tk’emlúps te Secwepemc Chief Rosanne …

Minister of National Defence, Harjit Sajjan, participates in Rīga Conference 2021

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Ottawa – Minister of National Defence, Harjit S. Sajjan, provided pre-recorded remarks during the Rīga Conference 2021. The Minister’s remarks focused on grey-zone battlespace, illustrating the importance of being prepared to address complex threats such as the use of harmful cyber activities, disinformation, propaganda campaigns, and intelligence operations by our adversaries. In his statement, Minister Sajjan highlighted the sophisticated nature …

Freeland concludes successful G7, G20 Finance Ministers’ Meetings

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Ottawa –  This week the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Chrystia Freeland, successfully concluded a trip to Washington, D.C., where she attended the Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The Deputy Prime Minister also attended the G7 and G20 Finance Ministers’ and Central Banks Governors’ Meetings. In addition, the Minister of …

Border measures remain in place for travellers entering or returning to Canada

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Toronto – On October 12, 2021, the United States announced that in November, they will begin allowing fully vaccinated travellers from Canada to enter the United States at land and ferry points of entry for discretionary (non-essential reasons), such as tourism. The Canada Border Services Agency would like to remind travellers that border measures remain in place for travellers entering or …

Canada endorses G20 joint statement on trade and investment 

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Ottawa – International cooperation on rules-based trade is key to supporting a strong, sustainable, and inclusive economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, concluded successful meetings with her counterparts at the G20 Trade and Investment Ministerial Meeting in Sorrento, Italy.  Canada and the other G20 members endorsed a joint statement …