• David Adams Richards

    Biographical NotesDavid Adams Richards is an acclaimed Canadian novelist, essayist, screenwriter and poet, whose commitment to the Miramichi River valley, his province, and the country is reflected in his body of work. His writings, through which he gives voices to the marginalized and helps to deepen the reader’s understanding of the human experience, have been translated into 12 languages, and are part of the curriculum of Canadian and U.S. universities.
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    Moncton, New Brunswick - August 30, 2017
  • Canada provides support for initiatives in Jordan and the Middle East

    Canada provides support for initiatives in Jordan and the Middle East

    Canada is providing $45.3 million to empower grass roots women’s organizations and assist Jordanian and Lebanese communities in hosting over 1,660,000 registered Syrian refugees.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - August 29, 2017
  • New Ministers to support the renewed relationship with Indigenous Peoples

    The Government of Canada is committed to a renewed relationship with Indigenous Peoples, based on the recognition of rights, respect, co-operation, and partnership.We have worked to implement this vision along two interrelated tracks: closing the socioeconomic gap between Indigenous Peoples and non-Indigenous Canadians, and making foundational changes to our laws, policies and operational practices based on the recognition of rights to advance self-determination and self-government. 
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    Ottawa, Ontario - August 28, 2017
  • Mandate Letter (Chair) - Independent Advisory Board for Supreme Court of Canada Judicial Appointments
    Dear Madam:
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    Ottawa, Ontario - July 28, 2017
  • Mandate Letter (members) - Independent Advisory Board for Supreme Court of Canada Judicial Appointments
    Dear Sir or Madam:
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    Ottawa, Ontario - July 28, 2017
  • François Daigle
    EducationBachelor of Arts (Economics), McGill UniversityBachelor of Laws, Université de MonctonProfessional ExperienceSince August 2015Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet, Social Development Policy, Privy Council Office2012 - 2015Assistant Deputy Minister, Justice Canada2009 - 2012Deputy Assistant Deputy Minister, Business and Regulatory Law Portfolio, Justice Canada2005 - 2009Executive Director and Senior General Counsel, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
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    Ottawa, Ontario - July 27, 2017
  • Independent Advisory Board for Supreme Court of Canada judicial appointments
    To deliver on its commitment to ensure that the process of appointing Supreme Court of Canada Justices is transparent, inclusive, and accountable to Canadians, the Government of Canada announced a new approach on August 2nd, 2016.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - July 17, 2017
  • Biographical notes
    The Right Honourable Kim Campbell, P.C., C.C., O.B.C., Q.C., ChairpersonThe Right Honourable Kim Campbell served in 1993 as Canada’s nineteenth and first female Prime Minister. Prior to becoming Prime Minister, she held various Cabinet positions, including Minister of State for Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, Minister of National Defence, and Minister of Veterans Affairs.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - July 17, 2017
  • Julie Payette, OC, CQ

    Biography of Julie Payette, OC, CQ

    Julie Payette is an astronaut, engineer, scientific broadcaster and corporate director.From 1992 to 2013, Ms. Payette worked as an astronaut and flew two missions in space. She also served many years as CAPCOM (Capsule Communicator) at NASA’s Mission Control Center in Houston, Texas, and was Chief Astronaut for the Canadian Space Agency.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - July 13, 2017
  • Investment to protect and transform Toronto’s Port Lands
    In the last decade, climate change has resulted in increased flooding in urban areas. By protecting 240 hectares (593 acres), the Port Lands Flood Protection Project will enhance Toronto’s resiliency, help mitigate the impact of climate change on the city, and deliver a substantial return on investment by helping to set the stage for future residential and commercial development in the Port Lands.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - June 28, 2017