Minister Miller and First Nation partners to hold a news conference on the Government of Canada’s commitment to safe drinking water in First Nations communities

Please be advised that the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, Chief Emily Whetung, Curve Lake First Nation, Chief Doreen Spence, Tataskweyak Cree Nation and Chief Wayne Moonias of Nestanga, will hold a news conference to affirm commitment to safe drinking water in First Nation communities through an Agreement in Principle.

Government of Canada invests in transportation infrastructure in Whitehorse

The Government of Canada supports infrastructure projects that create quality, middle-class jobs and boost economic growth. Enhancing the northern transportation system supports and promotes economic growth and social development, offers job opportunities, provides greater connectivity for Northerners, increases its resilience to a changing climate, and ensures it can adapt to innovative technologies.

Co-presented with the Montreal Black Film Festival. Michèle Stephenson’s award-winning Hispaniola Productions/NFB co-production Stateless opens August 20 in Montreal at the Cinéma du Parc and Cinéma du Musée. National online theatrical debut September 3 on Online Cinema.

Opening August 20 in Montreal, acclaimed Haitian-Quebec filmmaker Michèle Stephenson’s Hispaniola Productions/National Film Board of Canada (NFB) co-production Stateless reveals the racial hatred and institutionalized oppression that divide Haiti and the Dominican Republic, through the grassroots campaign of young attorney Rosa Iris as she challenges electoral corruption and fights to protect the right to citizenship… Continue reading Co-presented with the Montreal Black Film Festival. Michèle Stephenson’s award-winning Hispaniola Productions/NFB co-production Stateless opens August 20 in Montreal at the Cinéma du Parc and Cinéma du Musée. National online theatrical debut September 3 on Online Cinema.

New conviction and additional charges for repeat offender Scott Steer and associates

Following his arrest on March 2, 2020, Nanaimo-based commercial crab fishing boat master Scott Steer has again been found guilty of serious offences against the Fisheries Act. He was convicted on 5 counts in Vancouver Provincial Court on May 14, 2021, by the Honorable Justice Edelman for illegal activities near North Vancouver, B.C. in early… Continue reading New conviction and additional charges for repeat offender Scott Steer and associates

Nearly 280,000 Ontario residents to benefit from historic agreement to improve access to high-speed Internet

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted how much we rely on our Internet connections, making access to fast and reliable Internet service even more critical. For too long, many rural Canadians have lacked access to high-speed Internet, impacting their ability to work, learn and keep in touch with family and friends. The pandemic has made addressing… Continue reading Nearly 280,000 Ontario residents to benefit from historic agreement to improve access to high-speed Internet

Minister of Transport to make an important funding announcement in Vancouver in support of Canada’s airport recovery

The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, will make an important funding announcement in support of airport recovery at the Vancouver International Airport. Minister Alghabra will be joined by the President and CEO of the Vancouver International Airport, Tamara Vrooman.

Action Committee on Court Operations in Response to COVID-19 played a key role in maintaining safe court operations during the pandemic

The Action Committee on Court Operations in Response to COVID-19 has released its first Progress Report, Playing a leadership role during the pandemic, the Committee successfully engaged in new ways of collaboration across the justice system, and fostered information sharing during the COVID-19 crisis.

MP Patrick Weiler announces small craft harbour funding for the Sunshine Coast, B.C.

On behalf of the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Member of Parliament for West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country Patrick Weiler, will announce details of infrastructure project funding by the Government of Canada for the Sunshine Coast, under the DFO Small Craft Harbour Program.

New EV Chargers Coming to British Columbia

Today, as part of #EVWeekinCanada, Ron McKinnon, Member of Parliament for Coquitlam–Port Coquitlam, on behalf of the Honourable Seamus O’Regan Jr., Minister of Natural Resources, announced a combined investment of $830,000 to support communities across British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario with the electrification of Canada’s light-duty vehicles, putting Canadians in the driver’s seat on the… Continue reading New EV Chargers Coming to British Columbia

Minister of Indigenous Services concludes trip to northwestern Ontario to meet with First Nations leader and Indigenous partners

Earlier this week, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, visited First Nations communities in northwestern Ontario and met with First Nations leaders and partners to discuss the health needs of communities. Minister Miller reaffirmed the Government of Canada’s commitment to meet those needs.

Israel to offer COVID-19 booster vaccine shot to citizens over 60

Israel’s prime minister on Thursday announced that the country would offer a coronavirus booster to people over 60 who have already been vaccinated. The announcement by Naftali Bennett makes Israel the first country to offer a third dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to its citizens on a wide scale.