Canada Imposes Sanctions Against Both Sides of South Sudan Conflict

By Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada Canada strongly condemns the ongoing violence in South Sudan and is deeply concerned by its impact on the civilian population and on neighbouring countries. …read more

Source:: Government of Canada

      

Government of Canada Salutes 2014 Canada Gairdner Award Laureates

By Canadian Institutes of Health Research Minister Ambrose congratulates the winners of Canada’s prestigious prize for medical research and emphasizes the Government’s commitment to support world-leading science …read more

Source:: Government of Canada

      

Breakthrough: 4,6 billion dollar deal secures gas for Ukraine and EU

European Commission Press release Brussels, 30 October 2014 After seven rounds of gas negotiations, last night’s talks moderated by Günther H. Oettinger, Vice-President of the European Commission, yielded finally a breakthrough: A 4,6 billion dollar winter package, agreed by Russia and Ukraine, secures gas for Ukraine – and ultimately also for… …read more

Source:: European Union

      

Speaking Notes for the Honourable Rona Ambrose Minister of Health – Update to Canadians – Ebola

By Public Health Agency of Canada To date, Canada has committed over $65 million dollars to improve treatment and prevention, build health capacity to save lives, and support basics such as nutrition in West Africa. …read more

Source:: Government of Canada

      

Remarks by President Barroso following the signing ceremony on the gas agreements between Russia and Ukraine

European Commission [Check Against Delivery] José Manuel Durão Barroso President of the European Commission Joint press conference Brussels, 30 October 2014 Dear Vice-President Oettinger, Dear Vice-President Šefčovič, Minister Novak of the Russian Federation, Minister Prodan of Ukraine, Mr. Miller, Mr. …read more

Source:: European Union

      

FEATURE: Youth activists share unique experiences at UN-backed Global Forum on Youth Policy

While many challenges facing young people today are universal, youth activists and experts attending the First Global Forum on Youth Policy today shared with the UN News Centre how war, poverty, lack of adequate education and geographic isolation shape their work. …read more

Source:: United Nations

      

Speaking Notes for the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health – Clinical Trials of Ebola Vaccine

By Public Health Agency of Canada Today, I am very pleased to announce that Canada’s experimental Ebola vaccine – the product of Canadian innovation and hard work — is beginning clinical trials in healthy volunteers today. This experimental vaccine was developed over the last decade by scientists at the Public Health Agency of Canada’s National Microbiology Laboratory, in Winnipeg. …read more

Source:: Government of Canada

      

Speaking Notes for the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health – Clinical Trials of Ebola Vaccine

By Public Health Agency of Canada Today, I am very pleased to announce that Canada’s experimental Ebola vaccine – the product of Canadian innovation and hard work — is beginning clinical trials in healthy volunteers today. This experimental vaccine was developed over the last decade by scientists at the Public Health Agency of Canada’s National Microbiology Laboratory, in Winnipeg. …read more

Source:: Government of Canada