Harper Government Delivering Results for Canada’s Grain Sector

April 15, 2014

April 15, 2014 – Winnipeg, Manitoba – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada On behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, the Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, attended the Canadian Global Crops Symposium in Winnipeg and announced an investment of $100,000 to the Canada Grains Council (CGC) to help the grain industry remain competitive over the […]


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Anderson Shocked by Jim Flaherty’s Death

April 14, 2014

Written by Jessica Vallee | Swift Current Online Cypress Hills and Grasslands MP David Anderson is currently in China as part of a nuclear trade delegation, he says he was shocked to hear of former Finance Minister Jim Flaherty’s passing last week of a heart attack. “It was a great shock to everybody to hear […]


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Applications for Western Livestock Price Insurance Now Available

April 9, 2014

New insurance tool will protect livestock producers against price declines  April 9, 2014 – Ottawa, ON – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada                                              Applications are now being accepted for a new livestock price insurance product designed to help cattle and hog producers manage unexpected price declines. The ...


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Harper Government Supports Families Through New Health-Related Tax Relief

April 4, 2014

No GST/HST on naturopathic doctors’ professional services April 4, 2014 – Toronto, Ontario – Department of Finance Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander, on behalf of Finance Minister Joe Oliver, today highlighted the Harper Government’s support for families through new health-related tax relief. Economic Action Plan 2014 proposes a number of measures to ...


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Typhoon Haiyan Relief Fund

April 4, 2014

Mississauga, Ontario | 3 April 2014 The Government of Canada is committed to helping countries affected by natural disasters. To this end, Canada has taken decisive action to provide assistance to the people affected by Typhoon Haiyan, which struck the Philippines on November 8, 2013. Canada took immediate action at the onset of the crisis […]


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The Play Exchange launches the Active at School Challenge

April 3, 2014

Government of Canada supporting schools across Canada to share ideas for getting children and youth healthier and more active! April 3, 2014 | Ottawa, Ontario | Public Health Agency of Canada Today, the Government of Canada and partners are challenging students, teachers, principals, school boards and parent councils to get involved in promoting active and healthy […]


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PM announces historic legislation to create a Canadian Victims Bill of Rights

April 3, 2014

Mississauga, Ontario | 3 April 2014 Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced the introduction of legislation to create a Canadian Victims Bill of Rights that would transform the criminal justice system by creating, at the federal level, clear rights for victims of crime – a first in Canadian history. The Prime Minister was joined by […]


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New Building Canada Fund Open for Business

March 28, 2014

The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, launched the New Building Canada Fund today. The New Building Canada Fund, a key element of the $53 billion New Building Canada Plan, supports infrastructure projects of national, regional and […]


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MP David Anderson: Shortlines Need Certainty

March 27, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MP David Anderson: Shortlines Need Certainty March 27, 2014 – Ottawa, ON – David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills – Grasslands, has called on federal Transport Minister Lisa Raitt to ensure a consistent supply of cars to shortline railways. “Recent car allocation has left the shortlines and their customers in […]


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