Canadian defender Scott Kennedy turns heads in debut with national team

Canada coach John Herdman, who had talked up the uncapped Kennedy in the leadup to Tuesday’s crucial World Cup qualifier against Suriname, started the 24-year-old from Calgary in a back three with veteran Doneil Henry and Alistair Johnston. He was not disappointed.

Media Advisory – Ottawa, Ontario

Members of the media are invited to attend a virtual announcement with the Honourable Mona Fortier, Minister of Middle Class Prosperity and Associate Minister of Finance, the Honourable Ross Romano, Minister of Colleges and Universities and Member of Provincial Parliament for Sault Ste. Marie, and the Mayors of Timmins, Cochrane, Kenora, Kapuskasing, Hearst, and Black… Continue reading Media Advisory – Ottawa, Ontario

Trudeau and G7 leaders gather to plot a path back to ‘normal’

On the one hand, Prime Minister Trudeau’s arrival in Britain today for the G7 summit offered a reassuring sign that things are headed back to normal. On the other, it was a stark reminder of how far Canada and the rest of the world have to go to regain what has been lost to the pandemic.

Government of Canada to announce funding for safer supply project in Ottawa 

The Honourable Mona Fortier, Minister of Middle Class Prosperity and Associate Minister of Finance and Member of Parliament for Ottawa-Vanier, on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, will make an announcement for support for people at risk of overdose in Ottawa.

Infrastructure Canada and Community Foundations of Canada announce support for Vancouver communities under the Canada Healthy Communities Initiative

Today, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, joined Hedy Fry, Member of Parliament for Vancouver Centre and Christine Buttkus, Executive Director at Surrey Cares Community Foundation to announce funding for projects under the Canada Healthy Communities Initiative that will benefit residents of Metro Vancouver. Also in attendance were Sophia Suderman, Executive Director… Continue reading Infrastructure Canada and Community Foundations of Canada announce support for Vancouver communities under the Canada Healthy Communities Initiative

Touched by scene of man and grandson fishing in Nova Scotia, angler presents teen with rod and reel

A Truro, N.S., teen didn’t land “the big one” last weekend, but he did come home from a fishing trip with his grandfather with a memorable tale. Lucas Harris, 14, has a new fishing pole and reel thanks to Matt Dort, a fisherman who wanted to share his love of the sport with a young… Continue reading Touched by scene of man and grandson fishing in Nova Scotia, angler presents teen with rod and reel

Historic step made to transfer housing, capital and infrastructure services on Saskatchewan reserves to First Nations control 

The Government of Canada recognizes Indigenous peoples’ inherent right to self-determination and supports the inherent right of First Nations, Inuit and Métis to independently deliver their own services to address the unique needs of their communities.