Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada releases new report

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Ottawa – The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada has releases a new report. The report highlights inequities in women’s heart and brain health care , adding it is disproportionately affecting racialized and Indigenous women, the LGBTQ2S+ community and those living with low socioeconomic status.

Karina Gould

Supporting growth of 22,500 more child care spaces in Alberta

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Edmonton – Child care is not just a social policy—it is an economic policy, too. Access to high-quality, affordable, flexible and inclusive child care will grow the economy, allow more women to enter the workforce and help give every child in Canada the best start in life. That’s why, in Budget 2021, the Government of Canada made a transformative investment of …

UN Security Council Resolution 2669 2022

Global Affairs Canada on 2nd anniversary of military coup in Myanmar

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Ottawa – A joint statement by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union, and the Foreign Ministers of Albania, Armenia, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, the Federated States of Micronesia, Georgia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, the Republic of Korea, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Republic of Palau, Serbia, Switzerland, Ukraine, the United …

Marie Claude Bibeau

Indo-Pacific Agriculture, Agri-Food Office industry meeting

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Ottawa – The Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Marie-Claude Bibeau, met with representatives from 22 industry associations on January 30, 2023, to discuss the creation of the Indo-Pacific Agriculture and Agri-Food Office (IPAAO). The IPAAO represents a $31.8 million investment under the federal government’s new Indo-Pacific Strategy (IPS). During the meeting, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) discussed …

Winterlude

Street closures in Ottawa, Gatineau during Winterlude

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OTTAWA – Canadian Heritage would like to inform the public of the street closures in effect in Ottawa and Gatineau during the 45th Winterlude, which is taking place from February 3 to 20, 2023. Only vehicles displaying a circulation access pass, residents with proof of residence, and emergency vehicles will be granted access to closed streets. Please note that all details are …

Voices Across the Water by Fritz Mueller

2023 Available Light Film Festival presenting 16 NFB works

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Vancouver – The 2023 Available Light Film Festival (ALFF) in Whitehorse is featuring 16 films by National Film Board of Canada (NFB) creators from February 9 through 19—including a powerful selection of new and classic Indigenous and Northern works. Yukon premieres Ever Deadlyby Tanya Tagaq and Chelsea McMullan 90 min | 2022 | online and in-person Ever Deadly weaves concert footage with stunning sequences filmed …

Patented Medicine Prices Review Board

High-cost meds continue to put pressure on public drug plans

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Ottawa – A new Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) report finds that prescription drug expenditures by Canadian public drug plans increased by 4.2% in 2020-21, bringing annual spending to $12.3 billion. The use of higher-cost medicines has been the primary factor behind rising costs for the public plans over the past five years, and this pressure continues to build. …

Joyce Murray Minister of Fisheries Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard

Launching interactive mapping tool to support marine protection

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Ottawa – How we manage our oceans is becoming increasingly important as the effects of climate change are felt across Canada and the world. Balancing human activities with the needs of our ecosystems is an important consideration when working to safeguard our marine spaces. Joyce Murray, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, launched the new Canada Marine …

CBSA

Make your customs, immigration declaration in advance & save time at airport

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Calgary – The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is exploring safe, secure and innovative ways to deliver a better and faster border experience for travellers entering Canada. Effective today, Advance CBSA Declaration  is available to all travellers that are arriving on international flights at the YYC Calgary International Airport. Express lanes will also be available in the airport’s customs area, helping travellers …

Filomena Tassi

Creating jobs, economic growth through Invest Ottawa’s Area X.O

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FedDev Ontario invests nearly $5.4 million to support 140 new companies, create and maintain 745 jobs and the commercialization of 40 new products, services or processes at Area X.O  Ottawa – For 10 years, Invest Ottawa has provided innovators in the Ottawa Region with the tools and space needed to realize their ideas for products and services. This includes Area X.O, …