How to save our wild salmon from being cooked by climate change

A heat wave is expected to kill all juvenile chinook salmon in California’s Sacramento River, wildlife officials say. Meanwhile, climate change and extreme heat waves are hitting Canada’s salmon, too, on both coasts. We look at how bad it is here and what can be done to save our salmon.

Canada and Yukon announce major expansion of $10 a day child care

Today, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, the Honourable Sandy Silver, Yukon Premier, and the Honourable Jeanie McLean, Yukon Minister of Education, announced an agreement that significantly improves early learning and child care for children in Yukon. Through the… Continue reading Canada and Yukon announce major expansion of $10 a day child care

Government of Canada supports emerging quantum technology sector

British Columbia has a considerable local competitive advantage in the quantum ecosystem, and is well positioned to become a world leader in the field. This technology will have significant impacts across many sectors including manufacturing, natural resources, finance, engineering, healthcare, defense, transport, telecommunications and life sciences.

At Tokyo 2020, paddle will be passed to next generation of Canadian table tennis athletes

When Jeremy Hazin competes in Tokyo at his first Olympics, he’ll represent the next generation of Canadian table tennis. The son of a Palestinian father and second-generation Chinese-Canadian mother is exactly what the sport in Canada has been missing for so long: a homegrown star.

‘Tight’ Canadian rugby 7s women even closer following off-field upheaval

Team captain Ghislaine Landry is happy how Canada’s women’s rugby 7s team has worked through a “tough time” and prepared for the Tokyo Olympics after filing a formal complaint against former coach John Tait under Rugby Canada’s harassment and bullying policy.

China’s Henan province grapples with deadly flooding, torrential rain

More than 50 people are dead in the Chinese city of Zhengzhou following torrential rains in Henan province, local media reported. Severe flooding in the provincial capital trapped people in subways and schools, washed away vehicles and stranded people in workplaces overnight.

Backgrounder: Residents of the Northwest Territories to benefit from improvements to local roads

The Government of Canada is investing over $37 million in these projects through the Rural and Northern Communities Infrastructure Stream (RNIS) of the Investing in Canada Plan. Northwest Territories’ communities and Indigenous ultimate recipients are providing over $12.3 million towards these projects.

Residents of the Northwest Territories to benefit from improvements to local roads

Today, Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for the Northwest Territories, on behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Federal Minister of Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development, and the Honourable Shane Thompson, Northwest Territories’ Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs, announced funding for 18 local road projects across the Northwest Territories.

Media Advisory – Ottawa, Ontario

Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event with the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Federal Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; Greg Fergus, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister, to the President of the Treasury Board and to the Minister of Digital Government, and Member of Parliament for Hull —Aylmer; His Worship Jim… Continue reading Media Advisory – Ottawa, Ontario