Parliamentary Secretary Pierre Lemieux attends Honour House’s “A Night for Heroes” Gala

By Veterans Affairs Canada Pierre Lemieux, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs, today delivered remarks at “A Night for Heroes” Gala hosted by Honour House …read more

Source:: Government of Canada

      

Walt Disney’s Tomorrowland premieres in Vancouver

B.C. showcased some of the world’s most spectacular scenery to the filmmakers creating the world of Tomorrowland. …read more

Source:: Government of British Colombia

      

Minister of State Uppal Celebrates Top Researchers, Encourages Brain Gain in Edmonton

By Industry Canada The Honourable Tim Uppal, Minister of State (Multiculturalism) and Member of Parliament for Edmonton–Sherwood Park, on behalf of the Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), is celebrating four new Canada Research Chairs and one renewed Chair at the University of Alberta. …read more

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Harper Government Invests in Major Improvements for Fishing Harbours in British Columbia

By Fisheries and Oceans Canada May 22, 2015 – Steveston, British Columbia

The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, together with the Honourable Kerry-Lynne Findlay, Member of Parliament for Delta-Richmond East and Minister of National Revenue, announced today that the Government of Canada will invest more than $46 million over the next two years at 33 harbours in British Columbia to improve safety and working conditions for fishermen. …read more

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Collecting feedback to improve food labels and modernize the food labelling system

By Canadian Food Inspection Agency Online survey available on the CFIA website until June 30, 2015 …read more

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Government of Canada funds innovative family law projects in British Columbia

By Justice Canada Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Peter MacKay today announced funding of over $230,000 to the Justice Education Society of British Columbia for two innovative projects that will help Canadian families deal with complex issues related to divorce or separation and further enhance the efficiency of the family justice system in British Columbia and beyond. …read more

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YVR travellers increase with simplified visa-free transit program

The B.C. economy will benefit from recent federal changes to the China Transit Program that make it easier for airlines to carry eligible Chinese passengers through Vancouver International Airport (YVR), Minister of State for Tourism and Small Business Naomi Yamamoto announced today. …read more

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Harper Government helps former and current members of Canadian military enter civilian job market

By Employment and Social Development Canada The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, along with Dan Albas, Member of Parliament for Okanagan–Coquihalla, announced an investment to help evaluate and recognize the skills and expertise of former and current members of the Canadian military, so they can get the right training for a civilian job. This successful program from the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) will also be expanded to other locations across Canada, including the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (Edmonton), Fanshawe College (London), triOS College (locations across Southern Ontario) and Memorial University (St. John’s). …read more

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