Omar Alghabra

Advancing procurement process for High Frequency Rail

eAwaz Local News

Ottawa  – High Frequency Rail will transform passenger rail service in Canada through the creation of a faster, more frequent, accessible, and sustainable rail service among the major centres of Québec City, Trois-Rivières, Montréal, Ottawa, Peterborough, and Toronto. Minister of Transport, Omar Alghabra, announced the next steps in the procurement process for High Frequency Rail (HFR) through an update to …

Pope Francis travelled to Quebec City

Pope Francis travelled to Quebec City before leaving

eAwaz Canada News

EDMONTON – Pope Francis left Edmonton yesterday and went to Quebec City for the next leg of his penitential journey in Canada. The pontiff is scheduled to have separate meetings with Gov. Gen. Mary Simon and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the Citadelle of Quebec, then give a public address with Simon. The Pope is to next travel to 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 …