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Royal Canadian Mint Celebrates 75th Anniversary of V-E Day on 2020 Proof Silver Dollar

Seventy-five years after Canadian soldiers and their allies liberated Western Europe in the closing months of the Second World War, the Royal Canadian Mint is dedicating its annual Proof Silver Dollar to their memory. This exceptional collectible features the artwork of accomplished coin designer Pandora Young, who has vividly illustrated the outpouring of emotion of civilians cheering the victorious troops. In ...

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Statement from Andrea Horwath on mourning plane crash victims

Today is a devastating day for those receiving news that a loved one was among the passengers killed on Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752. Our hearts are with all those now grieving. We know now that there were Ontarians among the 63 Canadian victims. I know the people of this province will come together to offer comfort and support to ...

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Statement by the Prime Minister on the fatal plane crash in Iran

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the fatal plane crash in Iran: “This morning, I join Canadians across the country who are shocked and saddened to see reports that a plane crash outside of Tehran, Iran, has claimed the lives of 176 people, including 63 Canadians. “On behalf of the Government of Canada, Sophie and ...

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Conservative Statement – Qasem Soleimani

The Hon. Erin O’Toole, Conservative Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs, and James Bezan, Shadow Minister for National Defence, released the following statement regarding the airstrike carried out by the United States against terrorist Qasem Soleimani: “Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has long been a tool of repression and violence in Iran and across the world, which is why the Conservative Party brought a successful ...

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D’Andrew Scheer statement on the anniversary of the École Polytechnique massacre

Today, the Hon. Andrew Scheer, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and of the Official Opposition, released the following statement on the anniversary of the École Polytechnique massacre: “There were 14 of them. They were young, smart, and filled with ambition. Exactly 30 years ago today, these young women were heading to university. “When they got up that morning, maybe they were ...

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Déclaration D’Andrew Scheer à l’occasion de l’anniversaire du massacre à l’école Polytechnique

Aujourd’hui, l’honorable Andrew Scheer, le chef des conservateurs du Canada et de l’Opposition officielle, a fait la déclaration suivante à l’occasion de l’anniversaire du massacre à l’école Polytechnique : « Elles étaient 14. Elles étaient jeunes, douées et pleines d’aspirations. Exactement 30 ans passés, aujourd’hui, elles se rendaient à l’Université. « En se levant ce matin-là, peut-être voyaient-elles venir l’approche des examens ...

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Canada Wide Warrant issued for Kenneth Froude

The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (R.O.P.E.) Squad is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a federal offender wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant as a result of their Breach of Long Term Supervision Order.   Kenneth Froude is described as a 51 year old male, 5’11 (180 cm’s), 152 lbs, and (69 kgs), with brown eyes and greying hair.   ...

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Statement by Minister Rickford on Louis Riel Day

Today, Greg Rickford, Minister of Indigenous Affairs issued the following statement on Louis Riel Day: “Today we commemorate the legacy of Louis Riel and his important role in Métis history and the formation of Canada. On this date in 1885, Riel was executed for leading the Northwest Resistance in defence of Métis rights. In 2009, Canada reversed the conviction of ...

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Ontario Unveils Design for Afghanistan War Memorial

  Today, the Ontario government unveiled the design for the Memorial to Honour Canadian Heroes of the War in Afghanistan, a monument to honour the veterans and the fallen members of the Canadian Armed Forces who served in Afghanistan. “During the war in Afghanistan, more than 40,000 Canadian soldiers fought with courage and honour to defend our values and keep ...

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Statement by Minister Rickford on Aboriginal Veterans Day

Today, Greg Rickford, Minister of Indigenous Affairs issued the following statement on Aboriginal Veterans Day: “Lest we forget, each year the Ontario government recognizes the long and proud history of First Nations, Métis and Inuit contributions to the military history of Canada. Ever since distinguishing themselves fighting alongside British soldiers in the War of 1812, Indigenous people have demonstrated their ...

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“6(1)a All the Way!”

  Finally, after years of completing family oral history, archival research, and taking legal action against Indian and Northern Affairs Canada’s (INAC) Unknown / Unstated Paternity policy I am now registered as a 6(1)a Indian.  I applied for Indian status in 1994 and was denied. I contacted Kimberly Murray of Aboriginal Legal Services Toronto (ALST) who filed a protest on ...

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NDP Leader Andrea Horwath on the Federal Election

Andrea Horwath, NDP Leader and Leader of the Official Opposition, issued the following statement:   “I want to congratulate Justin Trudeau on his re-election as Prime Minister and thank all of the candidates who put their names on the ballot, and put their lives on hold to make democracy work.                                                     I look forward to working with the new government ...

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Premier Ford on 2019 Federal Election Results

Today Doug Ford, Premier of Ontario, issued the following statement: “I want to congratulate Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on his re-election, and congratulate all federal leaders on a hard fought campaign to ensure Canadians’ voices are heard on the important issues facing this country. Our government looks forward to working with the Prime Minister, and with all federal parties, to ...

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Scheer – A new Conservative government will put $4000 back in the pockets of new parents

Today, the Hon. Andrew Scheer, the Leader of Canada’s Conservatives, revealed that, if elected Prime Minister this October, a new Conservative government would make maternity benefits tax-free. “Having a child is an exciting milestone in any person’s life, but it comes with added costs and pressures,” said Scheer. “Today, young parents are under pressure and worried about their future. They ...

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Statement on World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

Today, Jill Dunlop, Associate Minister of Children and Women’s Issues, issued the following statement regarding World Day Against Trafficking in Persons: “Today, on World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, I want to draw attention to the unfortunate prevalence of human trafficking across Ontario. I also want to recognize the survivors and stakeholders who are actively working to help raise awareness ...

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