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43rd Federal Election Now Underway

43rd Federal Election Now Underway
GATINEAU –  The 43rd federal general election is currently underway. Electors have many options to vote, including at their assigned polling station on election day (Monday, October 21) or during advance polling days (Friday, October 11 to Monday, October 14). They can also vote at any Elections Canada office across Canada or by mail (deadlines apply). Find out more here. Elections Canada offices... Read More

The Prime Minister announces changes in the senior ranks of the Public Service

The Prime Minister announces changes in the senior ranks of the Public Service
Ottawa – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the following changes in the senior ranks of the Public Service: Simon Kennedy, currently Deputy Minister of Health, becomes Deputy Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, effective September 3, 2019. Stephen Lucas, currently Deputy Minister of Environment and Climate Change, becomes Deputy Minister of Health, effective September 3, 2019. Christine Hogan,... Read More

A&W Canada and Christine Sinclair Inspire Canadians to Help Beat Multiple Sclerosis

A&W Canada and Christine Sinclair Inspire Canadians to Help Beat Multiple Sclerosis
On Thursday, August 22nd, $2 from every A&W Teen Burger® sold across Canada will be donated to the MS Society of Canada to help those living with MS VANCOUVER – A&W Food Services of Canada Inc. has once again teamed up with Christine Sinclair, three-time Olympian and Canadian women’s national soccer team captain, to lead the 11th annual Burgers to Beat MS Day on Thursday, August... Read More

Registered Political Parties’ Second Quarter Financial Returns for 2019 Now Online

Registered Political Parties’ Second Quarter Financial Returns for 2019 Now Online
GATINEAU — The Chief Electoral Officer of Canada, Stéphane Perrault, announced Wednesday, that registered parties’ second quarter financial returns for 2019 are now available on Elections Canada’s website. A registered political party must submit a quarterly financial return if its candidates for the most recent general election received: at least 2 percent of the total valid votes cast in all... Read More

Legion helps program tackling PTSD and Moral Injury

Legion helps program tackling PTSD and Moral Injury
OTTAWA – The Royal Canadian Legion is proud to announce its support for a national initiative that helps military veterans and RCMP officers cope with operational stress injuries. Called “Project Trauma Support,” the program is based in Perth, ON, and designed for those living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, including Moral Injury. “This is an amazing initiative that is demonstrating... Read More

Past Dominion President receives Commendation Award

Past Dominion President receives Commendation Award
Dave Flannigan honoured by Minister of Veterans Affairs Canada OTTAWA – The Royal Canadian Legion’s Immediate Past Dominion President Dave Flannigan received an award for his dedicated service to Canada’s Veterans at a ceremony in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia today. The Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation Award is presented to individuals for outstanding service to Veterans, their communities and their country, or... Read More

Statement by the Prime Minister on Canadian Multiculturalism Day

Statement by the Prime Minister on Canadian Multiculturalism Day
Ottawa – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Canadian Multiculturalism Day: “Today, on Canadian Multiculturalism Day, we celebrate the values which set Canada apart and make our country one of the best places in the world to live. “Respect, openness, courage, and compassion – these values have stitched together the Canadian tapestry for generations and generations. Today, the... Read More

Prime Minister announces two appointments to superior courts of Ontario and Quebec

Prime Minister announces two appointments to superior courts of Ontario and Quebec
Ottawa – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the appointment of the Honourable Geoffrey B. Morawetz, a Judge of the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario, as Chief Justice of the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario, effective July 1, 2019. He replaces the Honourable Heather J. Smith, who will retire on June 30, 2019, after more than 36 years... Read More

Federal Offender Wanted: Kirk NICHOL

Federal Offender Wanted: Kirk NICHOL
Ottawa – 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 his breach of statutory release. Kirk NICHOL is described as a Caucasian male, 61 years of age, 6’2″ (191 cm), 200 lbs (91 kgs) with brown hair (balding) and hazel eyes. He has... Read More

Trans Mountain Expansion will fund Canada’s future clean economy

Trans Mountain Expansion will fund Canada’s future clean economy
Ottawa – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that the Government of Canada has approved the Trans Mountain Expansion (TMX) and that every dollar the federal government earns from this project will be invested in Canada’s clean energy transition. The environment and the economy go hand-in-hand. When we create prosperity today, we can invest in the clean jobs, technologies, and... Read More