Nutrition Month Focuses on Healthy Eating in the Workplace

Seniors, Wellness and Social Development
Executive Council

March is Nutrition Month, and the Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Seniors, Wellness and Social Development, and the Honourable Ross Wiseman, Minister of Finance and Minister Responsible for the Human Resource Secretariat, joined with representatives from Dietitians of Newfoundland and Labrador today (Monday, March 2) to sign a proclamation to help raise awareness on the importance of healthy eating. This year’s theme is Eating 9-5!, which highlights ways to inspire people to eat better at work, and make positive changes for a healthier workplace.

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Source:: Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

      

Statement from Minister Blaney at Launch of Fraud Prevention Month

By Public Safety Canada The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today issued the following statement to mark the launch of Fraud Prevention Month …read more

Source:: Government of Canada

      

Ontario Athletes Bring Home 112 Medals This Year

By newsroom@ontario.ca (Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport)

Ontario is proud of
the solid performance of its athletes at the 2015 Canada Winter Games, which
took place in Prince George, British Columbia.

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Source:: Government of Ontario

      

Ontario Renews Mineral Development Strategy

By newsroom@ontario.ca (Ministry of Northern Development and Mines)

Ontario is seeking input to renew the
province’s Mineral Development Strategy to attract further investment to maintain
Ontario’s place as a world leader in mining.

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Source:: Government of Ontario

      

Canada Post’s harbinger of spring is ready to bloom

By Canada Post Corporation Canada Post’s much-anticipated annual floral series is this year featuring fresh-faced pansies. These vibrant blooms can be found growing in flower beds across Canada, thanks to their hardiness – and because their seemingly smiling faces are irresistible. …read more

Source:: Government of Canada

      

Investment at Aéroport Montréal Saint-Hubert Longueuil

By Transport Canada The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, on behalf of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced that the Government of Canada is investing $17,038,174 over three years, to enhance safety at the Aéroport Montréal Saint-Hubert Longueuil. …read more

Source:: Government of Canada

      

Political consensus urgent to protect human rights, Ban tells opening session of UN council

The United Nations has the mandates and tools it needs to prevent human rights violations, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told delegations gathered in Geneva today for the opening of the current session of the world body’s Human Rights Council, while he warned that the biggest challenge to using these tools is lack of political consensus among Member States. …read more

Source:: United Nations

      

Minister of State Yelich to Travel to Kyrgyz Republic and Kazakhstan

By Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada The Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State (Foreign Affairs and Consular), today announced that she will travel to the Kyrgyz Republic and Kazakhstan from May 19 to 23, 2014. During her visit, Minister Yelich will attend the Astana Economic Forum in Kazakhstan to take part in a panel discussion on women in new economies. She will also meet with a number of business, political and religious leaders. …read more

Source:: Government of Canada