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Harper Government brings common sense to firearms licensing

July 23, 2014

July 23, 2014    North Bay, Ontario        Public Safety Canada Today, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, announced the coming-into-force of an expanded Order Declaring an Amnesty Period (2014). This Order will ensure that law-abiding owners of CZ 858 or Swiss Arms family of rifles are now able to fully […]


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Happy 2014 Canada Day!

June 25, 2014

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Harper Government Stays Focused on Results for Canadians

June 19, 2014

Spring Sitting of Parliament Emphasized Supporting and Protecting Canadian Families Ottawa, June 19, 2014 – Today, the Honourable Peter Van Loan, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, and the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, highlighted the Government’s legislative accomplishments in the spring sitting of Parliament. “Through a […]


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Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships

June 13, 2014

Ottawa, Ontario – 13 June 2014 Canada celebrated the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the Throne in 2012. To mark this Diamond Jubilee, the Government of Canada implemented special initiatives to honour Her Majesty’s reign, her service and her dedication to this country, and to celebrate Canadian achievements of the […]


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NEWS RELEASE: Parliamentary Forum Discusses Religious Freedom in Canada

May 29, 2014

May 29, 2014 Parliamentary Forum Discusses Religious Freedom in Canada Ottawa, ON – The 4th Annual Parliamentary Forum on Religious Freedom was held in Ottawa on May 26, 2014.  Organized by Colin Mayes, MP for Okanagan-Shuswap and David Anderson, MP for Cypress Hills-Grasslands, this year’s forum focused on “Religious Freedom in Canada”.  “Canada is a […]


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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 Western Livestock Price Insurance Program (WLPIP), announced by federal and […]


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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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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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