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19:54 ET Minister Lebouthillier visits the crew of the CCGS Cap d'Espoir in Rivière-au-Renard, Quebec

RIVIÈRE-AU-RENARD, QC, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - While in Gaspé for the announcement of the Quebec Fisheries Fund, the Member of Parliament for...


19:21 ET Media Advisory - Federal and B.C. privacy commissioners to release investigative findings into Facebook

OTTAWA, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada and the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for...


19:05 ET Minister of Health announces partnerships to improve vaccination rates in Canada

New project will improve access to vaccination and increase vaccine coverage SURREY, BC, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - The majority of Canadians vaccinate...


19:03 ET Media Advisory - Minister Duclos will highlight the Government of Canada's commitment to seniors in Quebec City

GATINEAU, QC, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, on behalf of the...


18:30 ET Media Advisory - Itinerary for Thursday, April 25, 2019

OTTAWA, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Montréal, Quebec 11:00 a.m. The Prime Minister will deliver remarks, and participate in an...


18:21 ET The governments of Canada and Quebec, with support from the City of Montréal, create a working committee to develop a vision of the Biosphere's future

MONTRÉAL, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - The governments of Canada and Quebec, with support from the City of Montréal, have agreed to form a working...


17:46 ET New Canadian Coast Guard station equipment will strengthen on-water safety in British Columbia and further protect the marine environment

VICTORIA, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Coast Guard plays an important role in ensuring the safety of mariners and the protection of Canada's...


17:45 ET Media Advisory - Government of Canada invests in Indigenous and new Canadian youth

WINNIPEG, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend an announcement with Kevin Lamoureux, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg...


17:01 ET Media Advisory - Canada's Minister of Infrastructure and Communities in Surrey and Langley

SURREY, BC, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, the Hon. François-Philippe Champagne, tours Surrey and...


16:58 ET Media Advisory - Parliamentary Secretary Goldsmith-Jones to make clean tech innovation announcement

The time of this event has changed to 1:30 PM (PDT) SQUAMISH, BC, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Pamela Goldsmith-Jones, Parliamentary Secretary to the...


16:48 ET Updated Food Recall Warning - GPM brand Pea Shoots recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Product photos are available: http://inspection.gc.ca/eng/1556134617625/1556134619557 OTTAWA, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - The food recall warning issued...


16:42 ET Minister Bains announces new NRC Council Chair

Chair will help guide the strategic direction of the Government's largest research organization OTTAWA, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Innovation is crucial...


16:12 ET Canada helps protect Richmond residents from disastrous impacts of flooding

RICHMOND, BC, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Now more than ever, communities need help adapting to the frequent and intensifying weather events caused by...


16:11 ET Federal, provincial and territorial ministers work together to improve outcomes for Canadians

Ministers commit to advancing social services to remove barriers SASKATOON, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers...


16:00 ET Canada-Wide Meetings on the Official Languages Act: Forum on Official Languages and Canada in the Digital Age

The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, took part in a forum on official languages in Vancouver on behalf of the Honourable...


16:00 ET Notice to the media - Government of Canada to announce funding to address the health risks of climate change

WINNIPEG, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, federal Minister of Health, Terry Duguid, Member of Parliament, ...


15:52 ET Media Advisory - Minister Sohi to Make a Clean Technology Announcement

OTTAWA, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, will announce funding for a clean technology...


15:51 ET Canada invests to protect important nature area in Georgian Bay watershed

TORONTO, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - It's in our nature to conserve our land and water, protect our wildlife, and save the places we love. But the world's ...


15:49 ET Media Advisory - Minister Duclos will talk about Government of Canada support for low-income workers in Quebec City

GATINEAU, QC, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will make an...


15:15 ET Government of Canada supports sustainable and culturally respectful resource development

Federal funding will allow University of Lethbridge to acquire a 3D data collection sensor, and develop an environmental and cultural monitoring...


15:08 ET Government of Canada takes further steps to address the opioid crisis in British Columbia

Funding will support education, harm reduction, treatment and research VANCOUVER, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - The opioid crisis continues to be one of the ...


15:07 ET Government of Canada investing in safety at the J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport

SYDNEY, NS, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians, tourists and businesses benefit from safe and well-maintained airports. From visiting friends and...


14:50 ET Media Advisory - Member of Parliament, Darren Fisher to Join Fishery Officers during On-water Marine Mammal Response Training in Bedford Basin

DARTMOUTH, NS, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Darren Fisher, Member of Parliament for Dartmouth-Cole Harbour, will join fishery officers for the on-water...


14:41 ET Media Advisory - Government of Canada to announce support for innovative power generation technologies

EDMONTON, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend an announcement with Randy Boissonnault, Member of Parliament for...


14:34 ET Government of Canada provides assistance to at-risk women in the South Okanagan

PENTICTON, BC, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is committed to supporting at-risk women and ensuring those in vulnerable situations...