Not enough data to analyze still-unexplained UFO sightings, U.S. report says

A major U.S. government report on UFOs released on Friday said defence and intelligence analysts lack sufficient data to determine the nature of mysterious flying objects observed by military pilots, including whether they are advanced earthly technologies, atmospherics or extraterrestrial in nature.

Minister Ng to address anti-Asian racism at Action! Chinese Canadians Together Foundation’s Aspire to Lead Summit

June 25, 2021 – The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, will participate in Aspire to Lead, the 2021 Leaders’ Summit of the Action! Chinese Canadians Together (ACCT) Foundation, to discuss how the Government of Canada can play a role in supporting and empowering Asian Canadian leaders.

Minister Garneau announces Special Envoy Dion mission to support Armenian democracy

The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that the Honourable Stéphane Dion, Ambassador to Germany and Special Envoy to the European Union and Europe, will undertake a mission to explore options for Canada to better support Armenian democracy.

Canadian Forces pilots not warned about autopilot before deadly Cyclone crash in 2020

A military report concluded that neither the pilot’s training nor cockpit indicators warned of how a built-in autopilot would take control and plunge the Cyclone into the Ionian Sea. All six Canadian Forces members on board died in the crash on April 29, 2020.

Media Advisory – Kentville, Nova Scotia

Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event regarding the Kentville Active Transportation project with Kody Blois, Member of Parliament for Kings—Hants, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Keith Irving, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and MLA for Kings South, on behalf… Continue reading Media Advisory – Kentville, Nova Scotia

Media Advisory – Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event with Jaime Battiste, Member of Parliament for Sydney-Victoria, on behalf of Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; Mike Kelloway, Member of Parliament for Cape Breton—Canso; the Honourable Derek Mombourquette, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development and MLA for Sydney-Whitney Pier, on… Continue reading Media Advisory – Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

Media Advisory – Halifax, Nova Scotia

Members of the media are invited to attend an important announcement regarding community, cultural and recreational infrastructure with Darrell Samson, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence and Member of Parliament for Sackville—Preston—Chezzetcook, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Keith… Continue reading Media Advisory – Halifax, Nova Scotia

Media Advisory – Halifax, Nova Scotia

Members of the media are invited to attend an important announcement regarding community, cultural and recreational infrastructure with Darrell Samson, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence and Member of Parliament for Sackville—Preston—Chezzetcook, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Kelly… Continue reading Media Advisory – Halifax, Nova Scotia

Venezuela:  Joint Statement by the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, the Secretary of State of the United States of America and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada

The following statement was released by the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell, United States Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken, and Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Marc Garneau.

Three Newfoundland and Labrador hunters fined $15,000 for offences under the Migratory Birds Convention Act, 1994

On June 24, 2021, Paul Lushman, Bud Durnford, and Brian Durnford, from Francois, Newfoundland and Labrador, were each sentenced to pay $5,000 after having pleaded guilty on May 10, 2021, to one charge each under the Migratory Birds Convention Act, 1994, in the Stephenville Provincial Court, Newfoundland and Labrador. The three hunters were charged with… Continue reading Three Newfoundland and Labrador hunters fined $15,000 for offences under the Migratory Birds Convention Act, 1994

Prime minister apologizes to Cowessess First Nation after grim discovery, backs Bennett in cabinet

A day after a First Nation in Saskatchewan reported that it had discovered hundreds of unmarked graves at a former residential school, the prime minister apologized and condemned Canada’s past treatment of Indigenous peoples while standing by a cabinet minister accused of sending a racist message to an Indigenous MP.

Government of Canada announces new Natural Infrastructure Fund

Today, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities was joined by John Tory, Mayor of Toronto, to announce a new, $200 million Natural Infrastructure Fund. Under this new program, the first of its kind at the federal level, up to $120 million will be invested in large natural infrastructure projects. The new program… Continue reading Government of Canada announces new Natural Infrastructure Fund

Government of Canada invests to bring high-speed Internet to over 85 more homes in Bloomingdale

Today, Tim Louis, Member of Parliament for Kitchener–Conestoga, on behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development, announced over $640,000 in federal funding for Avetria Wireless to bring high-speed Internet to residents of Bloomingdale, Ontario. This project will connect over 85 underserved households in the Waterloo region… Continue reading Government of Canada invests to bring high-speed Internet to over 85 more homes in Bloomingdale

Biden administration passes up chance to block Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline replacement

The Biden administration signaled in a court filing this week that it does not plan to cancel federal permits for Enbridge’s Line 3 oil pipeline project, despite pleas by Native Americans and environmental groups for the president to intervene.

Increasing openness and transparency through the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program

Today, The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities announced another step in our commitment to Open, Transparent and Accountable Government, fulfilling a mandate commitment to Ensure that Canadians have access to accurate and timely information about infrastructure investments in their communities. Starting June 25, Infrastructure Canada will publish on its website the project… Continue reading Increasing openness and transparency through the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program