In a panel discussion hosted by CBC Sports’ Andi Petrillo on Tuesday, former speed skater Catriona Le May Doan stressed the importance of investing in youth sports, allowing kids and teenagers to get involved in physical activities.
Brooke Henderson and Alena Sharp have been named to Canada’s Olympic golf team for a second time. Corey Conners of Listowel, Ont. and Mackenzie Hughes of Dundas, Ont., will represent Canada in men’s competition in Tokyo, Golf Canada announced Tuesday.
The head of the Greens’ governing body says an ultimatum to Leader Annamie Paul still stands, leaving her job in limbo as infighting continues to strain the top rungs of the party.
Today, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, and the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, announced specific funding allocations of $126.7 million over three years, first announced in Budget 2021, to support efforts to address racism in Canada’s health systems.
The Labour Council (the Council) of the Canada–United States–Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) convened its first meeting on June 29, 2021. Pursuant to Article 23.14 of the CUSMA, the Council may consider any matter within the scope of the Labour Chapter and perform other functions as the Parties may decide. The Council is composed of senior governmental… Continue reading Joint Statement of the Labour Council Canada–United States–Mexico Agreement
Today, Minister of Northern Affairs Daniel Vandal highlighted progress on three unique, Indigenous-led projects that are helping communities in Nunavut adapt to the challenges posed by climate change.
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, will participate in the unveiling of the results of a reflection exercise, Cap sur la croissance, led by Québec International, in collaboration with the Chambre de commerce et… Continue reading Invitation to media – Ministers Mélanie Joly and Jean-Yves Duclos to participate in unveiling of Québec International action plan
Officials in B.C. are making an announcement Tuesday about the third step of the province’s reopening plan, as low case counts and high vaccination rates point to a good chance of loosening more restrictions.
The Government of Canada is committed to developing Canada’s marine transportation sector and creating good middle-class jobs, while recognizing that a strong economy and a clean environment must go hand in hand.
Among the offerings by NFB studios across the country is Ellie Yonova’s feature documentary Luben and Elena, a new online release. In addition to the Parliament virtual experience, thematic channels mark Canada Day and the start of summer.
The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today spoke with Vivian Balakrishnan, Singapore’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, on the margins of the G20 Foreign Ministers Meeting in Matera, Italy.
Public Services and Procurement Canada is restoring and modernizing the Centre Block, making it more welcoming and accessible for all Canadians and ensuring the building meets the needs of a 21st century Parliament.
Public Services and Procurement Canada is restoring and modernizing the buildings and grounds of Canada’s Parliamentary Precinct, including the iconic Centre Block. This heritage building will be carefully restored and modernized to serve a modern parliamentary democracy and be accessible to all Canadians.
Centre Block is one of Canada’s most iconic buildings and a symbol of our democracy and values. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) is ensuring that the rehabilitated Centre Block truly represents Canada’s rich diversity and Indigenous heritage.
The restoration and modernization of Centre Block led by Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) is the centrepiece of the Long Term Vision and Plan for the Parliamentary Precinct. Through this rehabilitation project, the building and grounds will be carefully adapted to meet the requirements of the Parliament of Canada, as well as 21st-century expectations… Continue reading Centre Block Rehabilitation Project: Balancing the conservation and renewal of Canada’s most iconic site
Public Services and Procurement Canada is restoring and modernizing the buildings and grounds of Canada’s Parliamentary Precinct. Through this rehabilitation project, Centre Block will become sustainable, accessible, and modern while celebrating the architectural style of the building and conserving its heritage elements.
Over the past several years, Public Services and Procurement Canada has successfully completed several major restoration and modernization projects on some of the most notable heritage assets in the National Capital, including the Library of Parliament, the Sir John A Macdonald and Wellington buildings, the West Block and the Senate of Canada Building. The standard… Continue reading Centre Block Rehabilitation: Restoring a Canadian icon: Royal Architectural Institute of Canada’s Independent Design Review Panel
Police in B.C. say they’ve responded to more than three dozen sudden deaths since an extreme heat wave took hold in the province with the danger expected to continue in the face of unrelenting heat still in the forecast over the next several days.
With June 28 marking the anniversary of the passing of Bill C-31 into Canadian law in 1985, Google Canada is recognizing this historic day with a Google Canada Doodle collaboration by Kanien’kehá:ka (Mohawk) artists Star Horn and Courtney Montour honouring Mary Two-Axe Earley—the subject of Montour’s National Film Board of Canada short documentary Mary Two-Axe… Continue reading Kanien’kehá:ka artists Star Horn and Courtney Montour team up on a unique honour to the courageous Kahnawà:ke woman who fought for the rights of First Nations women and children. Mary Two-Axe Earley’s life and legacy celebrated with a Google Canada Doodle on June 28.
Today, Health Canada is publishing the proposed special review decisions for potential risks related to squash bee exposure to neonicotinoid pesticides imidacloprid, clothianidin, and thiamethoxam that are registered for use on cucurbits (e.g., pumpkins and squash).
Today, Health Canada released its proposed special review decisions related to potential risks to squash bee exposure to the neonicotinoids imidacloprid, clothianidin, and thiamethoxam when applied to cucurbits.
When Matthew Van De Riet saw a basset hound’s sad eyes at the side of a Nova Scotia highway on Monday morning, he didn’t expect to find a car crash just up ahead.
The NHL team says its arena could safely hold 10,500 fans and that public health guidelines would be applied.
Today, Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, announced that the Manitoba Metis Federation is receiving approximately $5 million for two climate action initiatives.
The governments of Canada and Ontario are supporting agri-food innovation in the vegetable farming sector with an investment of $150,000 to drive new research at the Ontario Crops Research Centre – Bradford.
A Muslim woman who worked as a senior intelligence officer at the Canadian Security Intelligence Service said the systemic racism and lack of diversity she experienced firsthand at CSIS constitute a national security threat — especially in light of a recent deadly attack on a Canadian Muslim family.
The scorching heat baking large swaths of Western Canada and the United States is pushing prices for spring wheat and canola to record highs, as hot and dry conditions are likely to hurt the harvests of both crops, making whatever survives more valuable.
Raheem Sterling and Harry Kane struck as England reached the quarter-finals of the European Championship with a 2-0 win over rivals Germany at Wembley on Tuesday. England will play either Sweden or Ukraine in the last eight.
The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) has developed a free online course to help organizations in Canada conduct a COVID-19 workplace risk assessment and safety plan.
The Competition Bureau announced today that it has laid criminal charges against a fifth person in connection with a conspiracy to rig bids for City of Gatineau infrastructure contracts.
A new study suggests Canada has vastly underestimated how many people have died from COVID-19 and says the number could be two times higher than reported.
Canada’s Denis Shapovalov is heading to the second round at Wimbledon. The No. 10 seed, from Richmond Hill, Ont., beat Germany’s Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 in a first-round match on Tuesday.
The one-dose COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson’s pharmaceutical division, Janssen, was heralded as an easy way to fully vaccinate Canadians. But after some problems at a U.S. manufacturing plant and cratering domestic demand for the product, there are now no plans to ship this vaccine to Canada.
The Buffalo Sabres hired Don Granato on Tuesday, going with a first-year head coach who has already shown promise in trying to turn around of the worst teams in the NHL.
The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, will mark the one-year anniversary of the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement at a virtual event hosted by the Wilson Center.
Today, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, announced that Canada has joined the Coalition on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure, endorsing its Charter with a goal to promote the resilience of infrastructure systems to climate and disaster risks, thereby supporting sustainable development.
The last six years have been the warmest on the planet. The forest fires in British Columbia in 2017 and 2018 burned a record number of hectares. All other factors related to the decline of salmon are embedded in the global climate change driver. We must act now to save Pacific salmon.
Vancouver, British Columbia – Pacific salmon are in a long-term decline, with many runs on the verge of collapse. The Government of Canada is taking decisive steps under the Pacific Salmon Strategy Initiative (PSSI) to combat these steep declines and give salmon a fighting chance at survival. The decades-long declines are due to a complex… Continue reading Minister Jordan announces long-term commercial closures and Licence Retirement Program in effort to save Pacific Salmon
The Edmonton Oilers have signed centre Ryan Nugent-Hopkins to an eight-year extension with an average annual value of $5.125 million US. Nugent-Hopkins’ previous deal for seven years and $42 million expired after this season.
Today, Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan participated in a virtual panel on the Arctic during the EU Defense Washington Forum alongside Danish Defence Minister Trine Bramsen and Mr. James DeHart, the United States’ Coordinator for the Arctic Region.