Indulge in NFB classics on screen all summer long with The NFB at The Rooms. St. John’s iconic venue offers a FREE way for film lovers and families to re-experience culture, together and safely, starting July 2.

Starting July 2, The Rooms in St. John’s is presenting The NFB at The Rooms, a free summer-long program of short films from the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) running in a continuous loop in its theatre, with a special theme for each day of the week.

Government of Canada invests nearly $208,000 to bring high-speed Internet to Biigtigong Nishnaabeg

Today, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health and Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay–Superior North, on behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development, highlighted nearly $208,000 in federal funding to bring high-speed Internet to 145 underserved households in Biigtigong Nishnaabeg (Ojibways of the Pic River… Continue reading Government of Canada invests nearly $208,000 to bring high-speed Internet to Biigtigong Nishnaabeg

Canadians face increased fine amounts for trespassing onto railway property and interfering with the safe operations of the railway system

The Government of Canada is taking action to enhance the safety and security of Canada’s railway system, railway employees, railway passengers, as well as those living and working near Canada’s rail corridors.

Government of Canada invests over $9.5 million to bring high-speed Internet to 6,124 homes in rural and Indigenous communities in Ontario

Today, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, and the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, announced over $9.5 million in federal funding for 11 projects that will bring high-speed Internet to 17 rural and Indigenous communities in Ontario.… Continue reading Government of Canada invests over $9.5 million to bring high-speed Internet to 6,124 homes in rural and Indigenous communities in Ontario

Affairs of the Art by Joanna Quinn and Les Mills wins the Jury Distinction “Special Distinction for Direction” at the 2021 Annecy Festival.

Affairs of the Art, by Joanna Quinn and Les Mills (Beryl Productions International/NFB), has won the Jury Distinction “Special Distinction for Direction” at the prestigious Annecy International Animation Film Festival. Beryl’s back in Affairs of the Art, which showcases one family’s eccentric yet endearing obsessions with everything from drawing to screw threads and pet taxidermy.

Minister Carr and PS Duguid to announce additional support for small businesses across the Prairies

The Honourable Jim Carr, Minister and Special Representative for the Prairies, and Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages (Western Economic Diversification Canada), will make an announcement about support for small businesses.

Library and Archives Canada launches the Price McIntosh Bursary to support diversity in Canada’s libraries and archives  

Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is pleased to announce the launch of the Price McIntosh Bursary, which is made possible thanks to the generosity of the McIntosh and Price family from Montréal. This bursary is a bequest from the family estate, which donated monies to LAC and asked that they be used to create a… Continue reading Library and Archives Canada launches the Price McIntosh Bursary to support diversity in Canada’s libraries and archives  

PS Bagnell to announce additional support for small businesses in the territories

The Honourable Larry Bagnell, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages (Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency) and Member of Parliament for Yukon, will make an announcement about support for small businesses.

Media Advisory – Antigonish, Nova Scotia

Members of the media are invited to attend an important green infrastructure announcement with Sean Fraser, Parliamentary Secretary to the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and to the Minister of Middle Class Prosperity and Associate Minister of Finance and Member of Parliament for Central Nova, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister… Continue reading Media Advisory – Antigonish, Nova Scotia

Government of Canada creates national training platform for patient-oriented research

Through patient-oriented research (POR), patients, their families and caregivers become actively engaged in health research, adding their own living experience to the process, alongside that of researchers, health care professionals and health system decision-makers. Patients, caregivers, and their families have an opportunity to play leadership roles as members of research teams, shaping which health topics… Continue reading Government of Canada creates national training platform for patient-oriented research

Canada and the Northwest Territories invest $42 million in new air terminal building at the Inuvik Mike Zubko Airport  

Today, Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for the Northwest Territories, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Federal Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and the Honourable Diane Archie, Territorial Minister of Infrastructure, announced joint funding for the construction of a new air terminal building at the Inuvik Mike Zubko Airport.

COVID-19 mRNA vaccines may be ‘new trigger’ for heart inflammation, CDC group says, but benefit outweighs risk

A U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advisory group now says reports of heart inflammation in people given an mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccine are likely linked to the vaccine, but that the benefits of vaccination still outweigh any risks.

Most provinces didn’t come close to meeting 2020 conservation targets, report says

Quebec and the federal government are the only jurisdictions to come close to meeting Canada’s 10-year-old international promise to conserve 17 per cent of its land mass by 2020, a report by the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society says.