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Investing in LGBTQ2 Communities: Minister Bardish Chagger Highlights LGBTQ2 Community Capacity Fund Recipient in Waterloo Region

The Government of Canada invests in SPECTRUM Waterloo Region as one of 76 LGBTQ2 capacity-building projects funded across Canada

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Government of Canada launches public engagement to hear from Canadians on access to information 

The Government of Canada is working to ensure that access to information reflects today’s digital world and Canadians’ expectations for accessible, timely, and trustworthy information.

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Media Advisory – Elora, Ontario

Members of the media are invited to attend an important virtual infrastructure event with Lloyd Longfield, Member of Parliament for Guelph, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Canada’s Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; Stephen Crawford, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Infrastructure and Member of Provincial Parliament for Oakville, on behalf of the Honourable Laurie Scott, Ontario’s Minister of Infrastructure; Peter Sweeney, Chief Executive Officer of the YMCA of Three Rivers; Jaya James, Executive Director of HOPE House; and His Worship Kelly Linton, Mayor of the Township of Centre Wellington.

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Government of Canada COVID-19 Update for Indigenous Peoples and Communities

Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) is closely monitoring the number of COVID-19 cases reported in First Nations communities across the country.

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Canucks sign standout goalie Thatcher Demko to 5-year contract extension

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The Vancouver Canucks have signed goaltender Thatcher Demko to a five-year extension. Canucks owner Francesco Aquilini confirmed the signing on Twitter.

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Missing 3-year-old boy found alive and well near Kingston, Ont.

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Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) say a toddler who has been missing since Sunday morning in a wooded area about 50 kilometres north of Kingston, Ont., has been found alive and well Wednesday afternoon.

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Former cashier felt ‘disbelief and guilt’ as police confronted George Floyd

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A former Minneapolis convenience store cashier who claimed George Floyd gave him a counterfeit $20 bill testified on Wednesday he felt “disbelief and guilt” as he later watched the 46-year-old Black man being pinned to the ground by police.

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Charges approved against alleged arsonist in fire at Masonic hall in Vancouver

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The B.C. Prosecution Service has approved charges against the suspect of an alleged arson at one of three Masonic halls that caught fire in Metro Vancouver on Tuesday. 

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Tam says pandemic now at ‘most challenging’ stage, calls on Canadians to give vaccines time to work

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Canada has entered a “challenging” stage of the pandemic and Canadians must do all they can to follow public health measures and give vaccines time to work, said Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer Theresa Tam.

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After strong 1st season, Athletes Unlimited volleyball looks ahead to sophomore campaign

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Jordan Larson was a player and coach while winning the inaugural championship of a unique women’s professional indoor volleyball league. The two-time U.S. Olympian might have a third role as a recruiter now that Athletes Unlimited has announced there will be a second season in 2022.

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Minister Ng participates in first G7 trade and investment ministers’ meeting

As the Government of Canada continues to address the COVID-19 pandemic, collaborating with international partners is essential to fighting the virus and ensuring a sustainable and inclusive global economic recovery from the pandemic.

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Change the Game: Accessibility a key to achieving further progress in women’s sports

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The ‘Change the Game: The Future of Women’s Sports’ panel hosted by CBC Sports’ Andi Pertillo featured rugby player Charity Williams, baseball player Claire Eccles, hockey player Laura Stacey, The Gist co-founder Jacie deHoop and Curling Canada CEO Katherine Henderson.

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Schools to close in Quebec City, Lévis, Gatineau as government tightens restrictions

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Premier François Legault says Quebec City, Lévis and Gatineau will be essentially shut down for 10 days starting Thursday to curb the “exponential” rise of COVID-19 cases in these three cities.

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Invitation to media – Government of Canada and Government of Quebec Renew Their Support for SMEs in Québec Region

The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages, and the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Member of Parliament for Québec and President of the Treasury Board, accompanied by Geneviève Guilbault, Deputy Premier of Quebec, Minister of Public Security and Minister Responsible for the Capitale-Nationale Region, invite media representatives to a press conference on support for Québec International.

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Senior military commander under investigation after being accused of sexually assaulting subordinate

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The military’s head of personnel — one of the more prominent leaders in the Canadian Armed Forces — is on indefinite leave with pay as he faces an investigation over an allegation of rape that dates back almost three decades. 

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Detectives find cause of Tiger Woods crash, but won’t reveal

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The Los Angeles County sheriff says detectives have determined what caused Tiger Woods to crash his SUV last month in Southern California but would not release details Wednesday, citing unspecified privacy concerns for the golf star.

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ANA Inspiration returns to place as LPGA’s 1st major, though fans still absent

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The ANA Inspiration is back in its usual leadoff spot in golf’s major championship season, though far from normal with fans absent again.

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Everything you need to know about the Blue Jays this year

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An excerpt from CBC Sports’ daily newsletter previews a promising season for Canada’s only major-league team.

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Minister Ng speaks with Germany’s Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy about vaccine exports

Yesterday, as part of a broader ongoing engagement across government with the European Union and its member states, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, spoke with Minister Peter Altmaier, Germany’s Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, about the importance of the continued shipment of vaccines from Europe to Canada.

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Older Ontarians most involved in online spread of COVID-19 myths, study finds

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Almost six per cent of Ontarians online are spreading misinformation about the COVID-19 pandemic, according to exclusive new research conducted on behalf of the Ontario Medical Association.

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Canada Invests in Innovative Clean Technology at the University of Alberta

The Honourable Jim Carr, Special Representative for the Prairies and Member of Parliament of Winnipeg South Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Seamus O’Regan Jr., Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, today announced a $1,990,000 investment in the University of Alberta’s biojet technology.

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Restaurant owner apologizes for ‘ignorant decision’ to host rowdy party at B.C. ski resort

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The owner of Charley Victoria’s All Day Après, the restaurant that hosted a rowdy party at B.C.’s Big White ski resort Monday evening, has now apologized for the “ignorant decision,” acknowledging his actions might have “jeopardized” the community.

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Appointment of independent consultants for the creation of a Criminal Case Review Commission

Appointment of independent consultants for the creation of a criminal case review commission

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Chicago GM Stan Bowman to lead U.S. men’s hockey team in Beijing

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Chicago president of hockey operations Stan Bowman has been appointed general manager of the U.S. men’s Olympic ice hockey team for the 2022 Beijing Winter Games, USA Hockey said on Wednesday.

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Appointment of independent consultants for the creation of a Criminal Case Review Commission

Appointment of independent consultants for the creation of a criminal case review commission

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Osaka’s 23-match win streak ends against Sakkari in Miami

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No. 2 Naomi Osaka’s 23-match winning streak ended Wednesday when she lost to Maria Sakkari of Greece in the quarter-finals of the Miami Open, 6-0, 6-4.

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Special Review Decisions for Clothianidin and Thiamethoxam (Aquatic Insects)

Today, Health Canada is publishing two special review decisions regarding the risks to aquatic insects from two neonicotinoid pesticides: clothianidin and thiamethoxam.

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Health Canada releases decisions on neonicotinoid pesticides for impact on aquatic insects 

Today, following a special review that included broad public consultation and science-based assessments, Health Canada released its decisions on the risks to aquatic insects from two neonicotinoid pesticides: clothianidin and thiamethoxam.

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Invitation to media – The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez and Élisabeth Brière to announce investment to support Longueuil economy

The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Member of Parliament for Honoré–Mercier, Quebec Lieutenant and Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, and Élisabeth Brière, Member of Parliament for Sherbrooke and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages (Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec), invite media representatives to a press conference on Government of Canada support for the Centre technologique en aérospatiale, a dynamic, resilient college centre for technology transfer with innovative ideas helping to create a strong local economic fabric.

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Minister Gould participates in global gathering for gender equality and reaffirms support for women’s rights organizations

The COVID-19 pandemic has magnified systemic and long-standing inequalities, with women and girls disproportionately affected by the crisis. Bold action is needed to renew momentum and accelerate progress on gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls in all their diversity.

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Seizure of contraband and unauthorized items at Springhill Institution 

On March 24, 2021, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband and unauthorized items was seized on institutional grounds at Springhill Institution, a medium security federal institution.

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Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada takes important step toward creation of an independent Criminal Case Review Commission 

A well-functioning justice system is one that serves all Canadians, protects the vulnerable, and builds a safer and better Canada.

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Canadian Janine Beckie’s scoring not enough to help Man City get past Barcelona

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Canadian Janine Beckie scored the opening goal of Man City’s match against Barcelona in the second leg of the UEFA Women’s Champions League quarter-finals. Although Man City won 2-1, Barcelona advanced on aggregate, 4-2.

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Government of Canada takes important steps to protect critical habitat of trout in Alberta

A key part of protecting aquatic species at risk is ensuring their critical habitat is also protected. The Government of Canada recognizes that we must safeguard these vital areas—including breeding sites, nursery areas, or feeding grounds—to help our at-risk species recover and survive for future generations.

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Minister Ng to conclude Canada’s virtual trade mission to France by highlighting sustainable mobility collaboration

The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, will host a conversation with Florent Menegaux, Michelin’s Chief Executive Officer, on the fourth and final day of Canada’s virtual trade mission to France.

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Minister Ng to conclude Canada’s virtual trade mission to France by highlighting sustainable mobility collaboration

The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, will host a conversation with Florent Menegaux, Michelin’s Chief Executive Officer, on the fourth and final day of Canada’s virtual trade mission to France.

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Cleveland baseball team not allowing headdresses, painted faces at games

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While moving forward with a plan to change their name, Cleveland’s MLB team said it will not permit fans inside Progressive Field wearing headdresses or face paint.

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A team-by-team look at the men’s world curling championship field

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A look into the 14 teams representing their respective countries at the men’s World Curling Championships in Calgary from April 2-11.

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Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on March 31, 2021

On March 31, 2021, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, issued the following statement on COVID-19.

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Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on March 31, 2021

On March 31, 2021, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, issued the following statement on COVID-19.