Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

Local businesses participate in Canada’s longest-running agri-food exhibition

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Support from the Government of Canada will help establish Northern Ontario Agri-Food Pavilion at the Royal  Agricultural Winter Fair Sturgeon Falls – The agri-food sector is integral to regional economies like those in Northern Ontario, and its continued growth is an important factor in building strong, local supply chains that sustain communities across Canada. A healthy agri-food sector requires durable …

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CBSA seizure of suspected cocaine leads to criminal charges by RCMP

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 Windsor – The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) are committed to keeping communities safe from illicit narcotics. On August 1, 2022, a commercial truck entered Canada at the Ambassador Bridge port of entry in Windsor, Ontario, and was referred for a secondary examination. During the inspection of the cab, border services officers discovered …

Marie Claude Bibeau federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri Food.

Agriculture innovations help fight climate change, protect food security

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Victoria – BC companies continue to develop and adopt agritech to create new products and farming processes that will help famers mitigate the impacts of climate change and boost the province’s food security and food economy. The governments of Canada and B.C. are supporting 10 new projects with more than $1 million through the Canada-British Columbia Agri-Innovation Program (CBCAIP) to …

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Building new energy-efficient fire headquarters in Welland

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 Welland – Across the country, Canadians are feeling the impacts of climate change. By investing in community initiatives that cut pollution and support efficient local infrastructure, we can keep our air clean and build strong, healthy communities for everyone to call home. This is why the Government of Canada and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) are investing in smart, …

29th Annual Report on Public Service of Canada

29th Annual Report on Public Service of Canada is out

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Ottawa – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau welcomed the Twenty-Ninth Annual Report on the Public Service of Canada, which was presented to him by the Clerk of the Privy Council and Secretary to the Cabinet and Head of the Federal Public Service, Janice Charette. The report outlines the work of public servants over the past year to address ongoing and emerging …

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Basilica Foundation to benefit from upgrades 

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Halifax – Canadian cities and towns flourish when they have community public spaces to promote social interaction and physical activity and provide access to recreational programs and facilities. These amenities are integral to the overall well-being of individuals, families, and communities. Our economic recovery is closely linked to the vitality of our local communities and their shared spaces. Lena Metlege …

Chrystia Freeland visits Communitech

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Kitchener – Deputy Prime Minister of Canada, Chrystia Freeland visited  Communitech while in Kitchener. She discussed issues important to the city. Some area MPs also joined in. She also met with some tech leaders. She said that “strong partnership between cities and the federal government is key to building a stronger economy for generations to come.”

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10-day passport pick up service at 4 more Service Canada Centres announced

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Gatineau – Service Canada continues to introduce a variety of new measures to improve passport service delivery and decrease wait times for Canadians as it works through unprecedented demands. The triage system introduced this summer in 17 of our 35 passport offices has made a significant impact in reducing lineups and redirecting Canadians to the appropriate means to access service. …

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Improving socio-economic integration of refugees 

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Ottawa—In Canada, diversity is one of our greatest strengths. Our diversity, coupled with our commitment to inclusion and welcoming others, leads to a stronger understanding and respect for human rights, as well as other economic, civic and cultural benefits. Inclusion is a value we share with our partners in Latin America. At the same time, that region is experiencing challenges …

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Upgrading North End Sewage Treatment Plant in Winnipeg

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Winnipeg – Heather Stefanson, Premier of Manitoba; Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities; Honourable Reg Helwer, Manitoba Minister of Labour, Consumer Protection and Government Services; and His Worship, Brian Bowman, Mayor of the City …