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Prime Minister Concludes A Super Productive Visit To Senegal

Reading Time: 3 minutes Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today concluded a successful visit to Senegal. The visit focused on deepening the two countries’ already strong ties through trade and investment and advancing shared priorities like democracy and governance, gender equality, and fighting climate change. Both Canada and Senegal will benefit from a stronger relationship. Senegal’s young and growing population, Read More…

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Trudeau Wraps Meeting With African Leaders Then Heads To Kuwait To Meet Troops

Reading Time: 2 minutes Trudeau called for cooperation among international partners and governments to create economic opportunity and prosperity that is broadly shared ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau convened a meeting for African heads of state, foreign ministers and representatives of the United Nations and other multilateral bodies on Monday to discuss ways to secure peace Read More…

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Meets With President of Ethiopia Zewde Sahle-Work

Reading Time: < 1 minute Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today met with the President of Ethiopia, Zewde Sahle-Work. Prime Minister Trudeau and President Sahle-Work discussed opportunities to deepen trade and investment linkages, creating jobs and opportunities for people in Canada and Ethiopia. The Prime Minister expressed Canada’s interest in entering into negotiations on a Foreign Investment Protection Agreement with Ethiopia. Read More…

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Trudeau Announces Bi-Partisan National Security And Intelligence Committee

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canadians count on our security and intelligence community to respond to evolving threats in a way that protects their safety and security and upholds their rights and freedoms. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced new members of the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians – a multi-party committee first established in 2017 that Read More…

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House Of Commons Finance Committee No Women Members For NDP, Bloc And Conservatives

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ottawa- The House of Commons is getting down to work with the establishment of various standing committees. The first to be called back to work is the important Finance Committee which met on Wednesday. This committee is mandated to conduct a wide-ranging consultation on the priorities of Canadians for the yearly Canadian government’s budget due Read More…

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MP Pat Finnigan Takes Leadership Role To Address Meth Crisis.

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Liberal Member of Parliament Pat Finnigan is raising eyebrows in Ottawa by increasing awareness about the terrible toll meth use is having in Miramichi. Recently a Community Advisory Committee has been formed and held their second meeting looking at how to address this growing problem. This is one of the most serious issues facing Read More…

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Canada Summer Jobs 2020: Employer Application Season Kicks Off

Reading Time: < 1 minute Investing in young people is key to ensuring Canada’s prosperity. Getting a good quality summer job is a great way to help young Canadians gain valuable skills and workplace experience toward starting a meaningful career – all while helping build our workforce. Today, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Read More…

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Canadian & UK Invests £2 Million In New Technology For Farmers

Reading Time: < 1 minute Farmers are confronting a significant test to sustain a worldwide populace of around 9 billion by 2050. They are being asked to produce more crops however in a manner that is environmentally efficient that will not diminish or contaminate soil conditions. Both the UK and Canada perceive the monetary significance of farming and have been Read More…

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Indigenous Innovators Building The Foundation For Affordable Homes

Reading Time: 2 minutes Parksville, Traditional Snuneymuxw First Nation Territory, British  The Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, congratulated 24 Indigenous innovators on moving forward in developing their ideas under the Indigenous Homes Innovation Initiative. The 24 innovators come from all regions of Canada and their ideas cover a range of new ways to respond to Indigenous social Read More…

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2020, Marks The 75 Anniversary Of The Liberation Of Nazi Concentration Camps

Reading Time: < 1 minute On January 27, 2020, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will travel to Poland and then to Jerusalem to attend the Fifth World Holocaust Forum, “Remembering the Holocaust: Fighting Antisemitism”.  In Poland, she will take part in the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, which was Read More…

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Canadian Government Increases Research Funds For Indigenous Peoples

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ottawa —The federal Liberal government has just announced additional funding to help strengthen Indigenous research and training. It has long been known by Researchers that too many researchers build careers without providing benefits to the people used in their studies. This new fund will allow Indigenous peoples to set their own research priorities, guiding how Read More…

Eastern Canada U.S.A World News

USMCA Reps. Were Not Prepared For The Formidable Negotiating Skills Of Minister Freeland

Reading Time: < 1 minute (WASHINGTON) — In a vote of 89-10, the US Senate overwhelmingly approved the North American trade agreement (USMCA) that replaces NAFTA governing trade with Canada, Mexico and the United States. The impetus for a North American free-trade zone began with U.S. President Ronald Reagan, who made the idea part of his 1980 presidential campaign. After Read More…

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New Federal Safety Requirements In Place Or Fresh Fruits Or Vegetables

Reading Time: < 1 minute Beginning today, new necessities of the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) come into power for most organizations in the fresh fruits, natural products or vegetables (FFV) that import, export take part in the interprovincial exchange. The SFCR makes Canada’s nourishment framework considerably more secure by focussing on anticipation and taking into consideration quicker expulsion Read More…

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The Democratic Republic Of Congo Gets Visit From High Profile Cabinet Minister Gould

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Honourable Karina Gould, Minister of International Development, will embark on a four day diplomatic trip to the Democratic Republic Congo (DRC).   Canada has always remained a strong presence in the African region and has committed over $200 million specifically to improving education, health, agriculture and fighting climate change to the DRC. “Canada has long-standing Read More…

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Canada And Sudan Elevate Diplomatic Relations To Ambassador Level

Reading Time: < 1 minute Over the past sixty years, Canada has maintained diplomatic relations with the Republic of Sudan but never at the Ambassador level until now.  Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok and Rob Oliphant Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs made the formal announcement to elevate both countries’ diplomatic status. The significance of having Ambassadors in Read More…

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Canadian Government Establishes International Coordination And Response Group For families Of Victims Of Flight 752

Reading Time: < 1 minute After meeting with the families of Fight 752 to give his condolences and additional support to the grieving families, Prime Minister Trudeau’s government established the International Coordination and Response Group for families of victims of Flight 752, led by Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs. The participants are all countries whose citizens who were Read More…

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17 Years Of Boiled Water Advisory On Lac Seul First Nation Lifted By Liberal Government

Reading Time: < 1 minute Lac Seul First Nation (ON) lifted a long-term drinking water advisory from the Kejick Bay public water system on January 7, 2020. The advisory had been in effect since February 2003. Under previous Conservative governments, the basic human rights of the First Nations people were tragically ignored. They were being treated as third-class citizens within Read More…

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Canada Set To Blast Off Two New Astronauts Into Outer Space

Reading Time: < 1 minute Longueuil, Quebec, – Today, the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) welcomes two new astronauts into an elite group of Canadians. Joshua Kutryk and Jenni Sidey-Gibbons accepted their certification at a packed ceremony at the Johnson Space Center in Houston Texas. This was the first time a Canadian Jeremy Hansen, supervised the NASA graduating class of 2020. Canada has been Read More…

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Iranian Government Denies Shooting Down Plane Carrying Its Own Citizens

Reading Time: < 1 minute Iranian officials have refuted the claims by US President Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that Ukranian Flight 752 was shot down by the Iranian military. Flight 752 was shot down on Wednesday just minutes after take-off by surface to air missiles based on evidence gathered by Canadian and American intelligence agencies. Several videos Read More…

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63 Canadians Killed In Ukrainian Plane Crash In Iran

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Ukrainian official just stated that 63 Canadians are among those killed in a plane crash near the Iranian capital of Tehran. Foreign Affairs Minister Vadym Prystaiko says Iranian, Ukrainian, Swedish, Afghan, British and German nationals were also aboard the plane. The passenger jet carrying 176 people crashed on Wednesday, just minutes after taking off Read More…

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Fake Immigration Consultant Charged With Fraud After Swindling Refugees

Reading Time: < 1 minute A man was summoned to appear in the Montréal courthouse today after being charged on December 5, 2019, with acting as an immigration consultant without being authorized and encouraging individuals to misrepresent material facts on the immigration applications they submitted to Canadian officials. François Teasdale is facing two charges under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA). Read More…

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The Top Reasons Why American Weed Is Better Than Canadian Weed

Reading Time: 4 minutes Markian Hawryluk: MarkianH@kff.org, @MarkianHawryluk DENVER — In a large warehouse, LivWell Enlightened Health feeds its cloned cannabis plants a custom blend of nutrients, sprays them with filtered water and pumps extra carbon dioxide into the air. LivWell releases three types of insects to clear the plants of unwanted pests without the use of toxic pesticides. Every part of the Read More…