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Prime Minister Trudeau – Happy Canada Day!

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Canada Day: “Happy Canada Day! “No matter where we are, today, as Canadians, we celebrate Canada and the people who have built the country we love. “We’re 37 million – strong in our differences, proud of our diversity, and united by our dreams. From one generation to the next, ...

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Déclaration du premier ministre à l’occasion de la Journée nationale des peuples autochtones

Le premier ministre Justin Trudeau a fait aujourd’hui la déclaration suivante à l’occasion de la Journée nationale des peuples autochtones : « Aujourd’hui, en cette Journée nationale des peuples autochtones, nous célébrons l’héritage unique et les cultures diverses des Premières Nations, des Inuits et de la Nation des Métis. Nous soulignons les contributions remarquables qu’ils apportent à notre pays. « Alors que nous ...

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Statement by the Prime Minister on National Indigenous Peoples Day

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on National Indigenous Peoples Day: “Today, on National Indigenous Peoples Day, we celebrate the unique heritage and diverse cultures of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples, and the tremendous contributions they make to this country. “As we celebrate Indigenous cultures and communities, we also acknowledge the oppression and discrimination Indigenous ...

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Déclaration de la ministre Joly à l’occasion de la Journée nationale des peuples autochtones

En ce jour du solstice d’été − la journée la plus longue de l’année, soulignée pour son caractère spécial par de nombreuses communautés autochtones −, nous nous réunissons afin de célébrer la culture, le patrimoine et la contribution des peuples autochtones. C’est aussi La Journée nationale des peuples autochtones, l’occasion pour nous d’en apprendre davantage au sujet des diverses cultures et langues ...

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Statement by Minister Joly on National Indigenous Peoples Day

Today, on the summer solstice—the longest day of the year and a special day marked by many Indigenous communities—we come together to celebrate the culture, heritage and contributions of Indigenous Peoples. It is also National Indigenous Peoples Day, a time for all of us to learn more about the diverse cultures and languages of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples ...

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Feelings Matter Most – A New Approach to Dementia Care Arrives in Canada

Giving priority and attention to the emotions of people living with dementia is the key to restoring people’s capacity to live a meaningful life and communicate with family and caregivers says Dementia Care Matters, which is owned by The Salvation Army (Australia), an international charity. Dementia Care Matters is set to expand in Canada in the fall, 2018. Leveraging evidence ...

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Statement by the Prime Minister on World Refugee Day

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on World Refugee Day: “On World Refugee Day, we join the global community to recognize people around the world who have been forced to flee their homes. We honour the resilience and strength of refugees and displaced people, acknowledge the profound hardships they face, and stand with them. “Each year, ...

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The Government of Canada is taking action to protect species at risk

Jun 18, 2018 @ 13:56 From coast to coast to coast, nature is at the heart of Canada’s national identity. Our rivers, mountains, lakes, and oceans—along with the wildlife species that depend on them—are a natural legacy for all Canadians to discover, enjoy, and preserve.   The Government of Canada has recently put in place new protections for 13 species at ...

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Kudos to innovative TD Summer Reading Club programs for kids

May 31, 2018 @ 22:19 Library and Archives Canada, along with the Toronto Public Library and TD Bank Group, is proud to announce the 2017 TD Summer Reading Club Library Award winners. Since 2007, these awards have recognized and rewarded the most innovative and effective TD Summer Reading Club programs in each official language in public libraries across Canada! Here are ...

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U.S. imposes tariffs on Canadian aluminium – Anticipated negative effects on the North American value chain

May 31, 2018 @ 15:40 The U.S. administration announced today that Canada’s exemption from the 10% aluminium tariff was lifted. Consequently, as of June 1st, 2018, the Canadian aluminium products imported into the U.S. will be subject to a 10% tariff. “This decision by the U.S. administration will have negative impacts on the North American integrated aluminium value chain. The ...

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Statement from Andrea Horwath regarding devastating aluminum and steel tariffs being imposed by the United States

May 31, 2018 @ 13:25 Today the United States government announced it will immediately impose devastating tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminium – putting many thousands of good jobs in Ontario at risk. As a life-long Hamiltonian, I know the impact President Donald Trump’s protectionist actions will have on families who count on good steel jobs.   ALCAN workers in ...

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Canada Celebrates Viola Desmond’s defiance

Mar 8, 2018 @ 16:16 Finance Minister Bill Morneau and Bank of Canada Governor Stephen S. Poloz today unveiled the new $10 bank note featuring Viola Desmond during a ceremony at the Halifax Central Library. Once issued into circulation in late 2018, it will mark the first time that an iconic Canadian woman is portrayed on a regularly circulating Bank ...

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