Monday, August 21, 2017

Media tour of West Block and Visitor Welcome Centre construction sites on Parliament Hill...

Members of the media are invited to follow a guided tour of the West Block and Visitor Welcome Centre construction sites on Thursday, September 15, 2016....

Blizzard, gusty winds spark closures in Maritimes – Photo Galleries – Canada

A powerful storm pounding much of Atlantic Canada is causing widespread closures in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island....

Making the Rounds for More Collaborative Healthcare

Andy Fillmore, Member of Parliament for Halifax, today announced a Government of Canada investment of $500,000 in Boondoc Technologies (operating as The Rounds) which will allow physicians, pharmacists, and other healthcare practitioners to draw on the expertise of their peers around the world. MP Fillmore made the announcement on behalf of the...

Eastern Shore Wildlife Association Lodge Receives a Breath of Fresh Air

Sean Fraser, Member of Parliament for Central Nova, today announced a $48,000 contribution through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program (CIP150) to assist in revitalizing the Eastern Shore Wildlife Association Lodge....

Rapper held on unrelated charges after Little Rock, Ark., shooting – World

A rapper whose concert in Little Rock, Ark., was the site of a shooting that left 28 people injured was arrested early Sunday on unrelated assault charges while outside an Alabama club where he was performing just 24 hours later, authorities said....

Atlantic Film Festival rolls out red carpet for industry and patrons

On the opening day of the 36th edition of the Atlantic Film Festival, Andy Fillmore, Member of Parliament for Halifax, is announcing two separate contributions to the Atlantic Film Festival Association totaling $563,300. Later this evening, MP Fillmore will join other guests to deliver remarks prior to the curtain rising for the Halifax premiere...

Forest Glen Benefits from Canada 150 Infrastructure Program

The Forest Glen Community Center has received $20,026 in funding through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program (CIP150) to assist with upgrades to the building. During a visit to the Center on Monday night, Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, delivered the news on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of...

Gun advocate says recent ‘firearms’ study misleading, could influence policy – Manitoba

Canadian gun advocates say a recent study that found nearly one child a day is injured by a firearm in Ontario was misleading because it included BB and air guns in its definition of 'firearm.'...

Recreational Infrastructure to Receive Upgrades in Rural Cape Breton

The Honourable Mark Eyking, Member of Parliament for Sydney – Victoria, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), today announced two non-repayable contributions totaling $45,998 through the Canada 150...

Massive blaze rips through Manila shantytown, leaving thousands homeless – Photo Galleries – World

Approximately 15,000 residents of a shantytown beside Manila's port have lost their homes in a fire that raged overnight before being put out Wednesday morning....

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