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  • Advisory Committee Members
    Kevin Stewart MacLeod is a native of Boularderie Island, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. He studied at Boston University (Boston, Massachusetts) and Carleton University (Ottawa, Ontario), and received both an undergraduate degree in history/political science and a graduate degree in international affairs. He also pursued studies at l’Université de Bourgogne (Dijon, France).
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 25 May 2015
  • Canadian Tourism Commission
    The Government of Canada is committed to supporting Canada’s culture and tourism sectors. To this end, on May 22, 2015, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced $30 million over three years for a major new tourism campaign entitled Connecting America to attract more American visitors to destinations across Canada.
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    Grosse Île, Quebec - 22 May 2015
  • Grosse Île and the Irish Memorial National Historic Site
    The Government of Canada is committed to supporting Canada’s culture and tourism sectors. To this end, on May 22, 2015, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced $5.13 million in support for the Grosse Île and the Irish Memorial National Historic Site.
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    Grosse Île, Quebec - 22 May 2015
  • Additional support to counter terrorism
    The Government of Canada is committed to keeping Canadians safe and is working to help ensure law enforcement agencies have the resources they need to defend Canadians from those who would do us harm.
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    Montréal, Quebec - 21 May 2015
  • Lois Mitchell
    Lois Mitchell is a business icon, long-time volunteer and community leader from Alberta.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 20 May 2015
  • Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program
    In 2017, Canada will mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation. This milestone will provide an opportunity to celebrate Canada’s history, heritage, values and future. It is an historic opportunity for Canadians to connect with our past, celebrate our achievements and create a lasting legacy.
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    Truro, Nova Scotia - 15 May 2015
  • Gordie Howe International Bridge
    The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring an effective flow of commerce between Canada and the United States (U.S.) with a view to generating jobs and economic growth.
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    Windsor, Ontario - 14 May 2015
  • Accelerated capital cost allowance for manufacturing
    The Government of Canada is committed to providing concrete, long-term support to enable Canadian manufacturers to plan the capital investments that are needed to compete internationally and recover the start-up costs of those investments more rapidly.
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    Windsor, Ontario - 14 May 2015
  • Canada provides security assistance to the Philippines
    The Government of Canada is committed to working with trusted allies and partners to address international security issues. To this end, on May 8, 2015, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced $3.58 million towards the following three initiatives which will enhance collaboration with the Philippines to counter regional and global security threats. Capacity Building for Port and Maritime Security in the Philippines Cost and timeframe: $1.14 million (2015-2017) Implementing Partner: INTERPOL
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 8 May 2015
  • Canada promotes trade and development in the Philippines
    The Philippines is one of Canada’s key partners in the Asia-Pacific region. Our Government is committed to promoting two-way trade and investment between Canada and the Philippines with a view to benefitting the citizens of both countries.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 8 May 2015

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