Treaty One Nation, the Government of Canada and the Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba to mark the 150th anniversary of the making of Treaty No. 1 in 1871 this Tuesday, August 3rd at Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site

Treaty One Nation, the Government of Canada and the Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba to mark the 150th anniversary of the making of Treaty No. 1 in 1871 this Tuesday, August 3rd at Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site.

Removal of Alberta’s remaining COVID-19 protocols sparks outrage among physicians

Many Alberta doctors are reacting with surprise and disappointment to the province’s plan to relax its COVID-19 surveillance and management system despite an increase in case numbers, the positivity rate and R-value, and vaccination rates that are lagging behind other provinces.

Government of Canada takes action to further reduce the risk of uncontrolled movement of railway equipment

The Government of Canada is committed to making railway operations as safe as possible for railway employees and for people living close to railway lines, which is why Transport Canada continues working with the railway industry to make necessary updates to rules, regulations and standards that improve the safety of Canada’s railway system.

Minister Lametti to make a funding announcement regarding the revitalization of Indigenous laws

The Honourable David Lametti, P.C., Q.C., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and Patrick Weiler, Member of Parliament for West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country will make a funding announcement related to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Call to Action 50. They will be joined by Kukpi7 Wayne Christian, Tribal Chief, Shuswap Nation… Continue reading Minister Lametti to make a funding announcement regarding the revitalization of Indigenous laws

Canada and British Columbia invest in critical infrastructure to prevent floods in Squamish 

Today, Patrick Weiler, Member of Parliament for West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea-to-Sky Country, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Mike Farnworth, British Columbia’s Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, and Karen Elliott, Mayor of the District of Squamish, announced funding to help prevent floods in Squamish.

#EVWeekinCanada Highlights Zero-Emission Vehicle Investments Across the Country

As part of #EVWeekinCanada, from July 26 to 30, the Government of Canada announced a total investment of over $32 million to install 853 electric vehicle (EV) chargers across the country, raise public awareness about zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) and advance green transportation initiatives.

L’Anse au Loup residents to benefit from improved road infrastructure

Today, Yvonne Jones, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Northern Affairs and Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development; and the Honourable Elvis Loveless, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, and His Worship Trent O’Brien, Mayor of the Town of L’Anse… Continue reading L’Anse au Loup residents to benefit from improved road infrastructure

New EV Chargers Coming to British Columbia

Today, as part of #EVWeekinCanada, the Honourable Hedy Fry, Member of Parliament for Vancouver Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Seamus O’Regan Jr., Minister of Natural Resources, announced a combined investment of over $800,000 for 170 electric vehicle (EV) chargers to help British Columbians go electric, putting them in the driver’s seat on the road… Continue reading New EV Chargers Coming to British Columbia

More support for Canadian families

For the past five years, the Canada Child Benefit (CCB) has helped lift 435,000 children out of poverty by providing approximately $25 billion each year in tax-free support to about 3.5 million families. The global COVID-19 pandemic has added a wide range of unpredictable expenses for Canadian families. That’s why the Government of Canada has… Continue reading More support for Canadian families

Get involved in Tree Check Month across Canada this August

It is peak season for adult wood-boring insects to be spotted outside of trees, and their impacts are most obvious in the summer. Invasive pests like the emerald ash borer, LDD moth (Lymantria dispar dispar) and hemlock woolly adelgid are serious threats to Canada’s economy, environment and society. This August, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency… Continue reading Get involved in Tree Check Month across Canada this August

Eleven regional airports in British Columbia receiving up to $11.7 million to maintain regional connectivity and jobs 

Regional air transportation is crucial to ensure reliable passenger connectivity, that merchandise circulates, supply chains are maintained, and regional economic growth continues. The pandemic has had major impacts on regional air transportation ecosystems, affecting economies, communities, and local businesses.