Harper Government invests in safe marine shipping

By Transport Canada The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, along with John Weston, Member of Parliament for West Vancouver - Sunshine Coast - Sea to Sky Country, announced today that the Government of Canada is providing $3.7M to Clear Seas Centre for Responsible Marine Shipping to help establish the Vancouver-based Centre and support its initial operations …read more

Source:: Government of Canada

      

110 new units of supportive housing open in Vancouver

By Province of BC People who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in Vancouver have a new place to call home, thanks to today’s official opening of a new 12-storey LEED Gold supportive housing complex at 1249 Howe St. …read more

Source:: Government of British Colombia

      

Moving local and recreational traffic on East Shuswap Road

By Province of BC Resurfacing work will soon begin along East Shuswap Road, improving safety and mobility as part of B.C. on the Move, the Province’s new 10-year transportation plan. …read more

Source:: Government of British Colombia

      

BC Coroners Service confirms identity of deceased male

By Province of BC The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a male who was found deceased in Nanaimo on July 4, 2015. …read more

Source:: Government of British Colombia

      

Lockdown and search at Matsqui Institution

By Correctional Service Canada On July 3, 2015, at about 19:45, a lockdown was put in place at Matsqui Institution a medium security federal institution, to enable staff members to conduct an exceptional search. …read more

Source:: Government of Canada

      

Support for Quebec communities: Government of Canada funds five projects in the Pontiac RCM

By Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions Outaouais organizations and municipalities will be able to improve their community halls and offer citizens safer and more functional facilities better suited to their needs. …read more

Source:: Government of Canada

      

Arborg Flood Protection Project Gets Federal and Provincial Funding

By Infrastructure Canada Officials from three levels of government were on hand today in Arborg to announce funding for a new community flood protection project. Residents of this town, in the Municipality of Bifrost-Riverton, will soon have added protection from the devastating effects of recurrent flooding thanks to this flood mitigation initiative. …read more

Source:: Government of Canada

      

Canadian Armed Forces Assert Arctic Sovereignty through Military Operation NUNAKPUT 2015

By National Defence and the Canadian Forces Operation NUNAKPUT 2015 (Op NK 15) launched today in Hay River, Northwest Territories. From July 6-23, members of 1 Canadian Ranger Patrol Group (1 CRPG) will assert Canada’s sovereignty in the north as they move from Hay River to Tuktoyaktuk by boat during this annual Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) maritime sovereignty operation. …read more

Source:: Government of Canada