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CALGARY – With less than one month until the puck drops on the 2023 IIHF World Junior Championship, Hockey Canada has announced the 29 players who have earned an invitation to Canada’s National Junior Team selection camp, set for Dec. 9-12 at the Avenir Centre in Moncton, N.B. Four goaltenders, nine defencemen and 16 forwards were selected by Alan Millar (Tottenham, Ont.), director of player …


Make declarations in advance, save time at airport

eAwaz Local News

Halifax – The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is exploring safe, secure and innovative ways to deliver a better and faster border experience for travellers visiting or residing in Canada. Effective today, the optional Advance CBSA Declaration feature is available to all travellers arriving on international flights at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport. The Advance CBSA Declaration feature provides travellers with the …


CBSA tips for travellers this Thanksgiving long weekend 

eAwaz Local News

Ottawa – The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is pleased to welcome the returning volumes of travellers crossing the border. The Agency is working with industry partners to improve the traveller experience and manage volumes; this includes the International-to-Domestic and the International-to-International programs that significantly decrease connection times, as well as the Primary Inspection Kiosks, and Advance CBSA Declaration. Travellers can also …

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Tickets available for World Junior Championship games in Edmonton

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Edmonton – Amid sexual assault scandal at Hockey Canada, thousands of tickets to the World Junior Hockey Championship are still available. The tournament runs from Aug. 9-20 at Rogers Place in Edmonton. The initial 2022 championship in Edmonton and Red Deer was called off Dec 29 after just four days because of rising COVID-19 cases among players and officials. The …

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Minister Gould updates on status of passport services

eAwaz Local News

Ottawa – Minister Karina Gould updated on status of passport services. She said: “The Canadian passport is a valuable document that Canadians rely upon for international business travel, vacations, and visits to family and friends. Canadians should be able to obtain a new or renewed passport in a timely manner. I remain seized with resolving this unacceptable situation as quickly …

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Tourism experiences in Edmonton and across Alberta

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Alberta – Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, on behalf of Daniel Vandal, Minister responsible for PrairiesCan, announced federal support for a wide range of initiatives that will stimulate the local economy in Edmonton and position Alberta’s visitor economy for long-term growth. Martin Long, Parliamentary Secretary for Small Business and Tourism, Government of Alberta; Roger Kramers, …

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Trudeau: Govt working on resettlement of Afghans

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Edmonton – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said Canada has done a lot and is doing a everything for the resettlement of Afghan refugees, but there are several hurdles. He said this during a visit to Edmonton, while promoting his Liberal government’s recent budget and planned support for small businesses. He said: “We’ve committed to welcoming Afghan refugees by the …