Canadians to witness National Public Alerting System test

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Ottawa – Emergencies can happen at any moment and with little warning. Timely information is critical to ensure that Canadians can take the necessary steps to protect themselves, their families and their communities. Today, a test of the National Public Alerting System (NPAS) will be conducted in most provinces and territories over television, radio, and wireless devices. Harjit S. Sajjan, …

Minister Joly meets with Japan’s Foreign Affairs Minister

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Montréal – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, met with KAMIKAWA Yoko, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, during her visit in Montréal, Quebec. Minister Joly extended Canada’s sympathies to Minister Kamikawa following the recent earthquake in Japan and reiterated Canada’s offer of support. During the meeting, the Ministers discussed the regional and global peace and security challenges stemming from …

Minister Joly welcomes Japan’s Foreign Affairs Minister to Canada

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Ottawa – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, has welcomed Yoko Kamikawa, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, to Montréal, Québec, from January 12 to 13, 2024. Canada and Japan have a long history of diplomatic relations based on strong political, economic and cultural ties, and work closely together in a number of bilateral and multilateral forums. The Ministers will discuss …

Addressing gender-based violence in Canada

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Quebec – Gender-based violence (GBV) continues to be an issue in Quebec and across Canada. It is one of the most pervasive human rights violations, and it continues to afflict people from all walks of life.   On the eve of the days of activism against gender-based violence, Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, and Martine Biron, …

Marking End of Challenging Wildland Fire Season

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FireRangers kept Ontario communities safe through a difficult fire season Toronto — Today marks the end of the 2023 wildland fire season that saw more than 700 fires and 441,000 hectares of forests burned between April and October. That is almost three times as many hectares as the 10-year average. “Ontario’s FireRangers and other emergency management staff worked bravely and tirelessly …

$26M given to KSM to Establish Fertilizer Manufacturing Plant

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Thetford Mines  – The Government of Canada, the Government of Quebec and Investissement Québec are providing a total of $26 million in financial contributions to KSM to support the establishment of a plant to manufacture fertilizers rich in potassium and magnesium in Tring‑Jonction, in the Chaudière‑Appalaches region. Through this project, valued at nearly $70 million, 45,000 tonnes of agricultural fertilizers are expected to be produced yearly from waste materials from …

Bio-Sourced Asphalt Paves New Road for Clean Economy in Quebec

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Ange-Gardien – As we move toward a low-carbon economy, Canada continues to support sustainable tools, products and technologies that solidify our forest sector’s place in the growing bioeconomy. Natural Resources Canada announced over $1.5 million to FPInnovations for an innovative project that aims to develop asphalt that contains wood-derived products from Canada’s forest sector. FPInnovations, in collaboration with the construction …

Trudeau thanks South Korean firefighters

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Ottawa – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau thanked South Korean firefighters who came to help put off wildfires in Canada. Trudeau said: “This morning in Ottawa, I got to send off an incredible group of people. They came from Korea (South) and spent the last few weeks battling wildfires in Quebec. On behalf of all Canadians — I thanked them for …

Canadian Pamela Ware wins silver at World Aquatics Diving World Cup

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Ottawa – Pamela Ware, 30, from Greenfield Park, Quebec, who has won major international competition since missing Tokyo Olympics, has reached the podium three times at the World Aquatics Diving World Cup, including a silver-medal in women’s three-metre springboard recently. She won bronze with Mia Vallee of Beaconsfield, Que., earlier in three-metre synchro. She got highest score in the final …