Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Pope urges respect for human rights in Myanmar without mentioning Rohingya

Pope Francis has urged the leaders of majority-Buddhist Myanmar, mired in a crisis over the fate of Muslim Rohingya people, to commit...

Highway 401 widening to improve safety and traffic flow for Ontario residents

Strong urban transportation networks are the foundation of more inclusive and sustainable cities for Canadians and their families. By investing in Highway 401, the governments of Canada and Ontario will not only contribute to building stronger, more efficient transportation corridors, but will also improve safety and traffic flow for all highway...

Improvements to Grand-Saint-Esprit municipal park and new playground modules for 2- to 12-year-olds

The Government of Canada supports the Commission des loisirs de Grand-Saint-Esprit community project....

The Government of Canada to Boost West Coast Maritime Sector

Today, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities and Member of Parliament for Delta, on behalf of Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada, announced $2 million in funding to the Vancouver...

Israel’s Netanyahu says government coalition remains stable

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday his coalition government remained stable and would continue to govern despite police recommendations...

MP Samson To Make Announcement In Halifax

Members of the media are invited to attend an event where Darrell Samson, Member of Parliament for Sackville -Preston - Chezzetcook, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, will make a funding announcement....

Risks grow for Rohingya in Bangladesh’s teeming, squalid camps

(Reuters) - Bangladesh plans to allocate more land for camps housing Rohingya refugees as concerns grow over a possible outbreak of disease in crowded,...

The Government of Canada supports the 3rd International Summit of Cooperatives

Some 2,800 participants from 116 countries are in Québec City to reflect on Cooperatives' Power to Act....

‘It’s not a coercive law,’ Quebec says amid criticism over face-covering ban

The Quebec government's new face-covering law will be approached with "common sense," a spokesperson for the province's justice minister says, amid criticism, protests and...

Government of Canada Supports Community Infrastructure in Labrador Straits

Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, will make funding announcements related to community investments in Southern Labrador....

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