Latest News

  • Public event for September 2, 2014
    Public event for Prime Minister Stephen Harper for Tuesday, September 2nd is:Ottawa 9:00 a.m. – Prime Minister Stephen Harper will depart for the United Kingdom. Canada Reception CentreHangar 11190 Convair PrivateOttawa, Ontario *Photo opportunity only (cameras and photographers only) NOTES:
    Media Advisories
    Ottawa, Ontario - 1 September 2014
  • Statement by Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk being elected President of the European Council
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued the following statement after learning that Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk has been elected as the next President of the European Council:
    Statements
    Ottawa, Ontario - 31 August 2014
  • Prime Minister Harper’s call with the President of the United States August 30, 2014
    Prime Minister Harper spoke today with Barack Obama, President of the United States. The call focused primarily on preparations for next week’s NATO Summit in Wales where leaders will discuss, among other things, the coordinated response to Russia’s efforts to destabilize Ukraine and undermine the country’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. The leaders also discussed the situation in Iraq, including Canadian assistance that is being provided.
    The Briefing Room
    Ottawa, Ontario - 30 August 2014
  • PM announces appointments to the Advisory Committee on the Public Service
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced the appointments of Mr. Hugh Segal and Mr. Rick Waugh as co-chairs of his Advisory Committee on the Public Service.
    News Releases
    Ottawa, Ontario - 29 August 2014
  • Biographies
    Hugh Segal Hugh Segal is the fifth Master of Massey College at the University of Toronto. During his time as a Senator from 2005-2014, Mr. Segal chaired both the committees on Foreign Affairs and Anti-Terrorism. A graduate ‎in history from the University of Ottawa, he is a former President of the Institute for Research on Public Policy in Montreal and Senior Fellow at both the Queen's School of Policy Studies and School of Business.
    Backgrounders
    Ottawa, Ontario - 29 August 2014
  • The Harper Government and the Obama administration release the Canada-United States Regulatory Cooperation Council Joint Forward Plan
    The Canada-United States Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC) Joint Forward Plan was released. The plan sets the stage for fundamental changes in the way regulatory departments and agencies in both countries work together, making it easier for businesses to operate in both countries.
    News Releases
    Ottawa, Ontario - 29 August 2014
  • Canada-United States Regulatory Cooperation Council Joint Forward Plan
    Our Government is committed to reducing the regulatory burden on Canadian businesses and to ensuring an effective flow of legitimate commerce between Canada and the United States with a view to generating jobs and economic growth.
    Backgrounders
    Ottawa, Ontario - 29 August 2014
  • RCC Stakeholder Dialogue Fall 2013 Summary of Input
    From August 31 to November 8, 2013, the Canadian and U.S. Secretariats to the Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC) invited public input on the next phase of Canada-U.S. regulatory cooperation. Canada and the U.S. received a total of 111 submissions representing 160 individuals or organizations. They shared their views on how to expand and secure regulatory cooperation efforts between Canada and the U.S., identified regulatory initiatives that could be included in future work, and suggested ways to improve stakeholder engagement efforts.
    Backgrounders
    Ottawa, Ontario - 29 August 2014
  • Canada completes first delivery of military supplies to forces fighting ISIL
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced that a Royal Canadian Air Force CC-177 Globemaster III strategic airlifter has completed its first delivery of military equipment, donated by the Republic of Albania, to security forces in Iraq fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
    News Releases
    Ottawa, Ontario - 29 August 2014
  • PM to visit United Kingdom and attend NATO Summit in Wales
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced that he will travel to London, United Kingdom (U.K.), from September 2 to 3, 2014, on an official visit, which will include participation in a bilateral trade mission.
    News Releases
    Ottawa, Ontario - 28 August 2014

Pages