Prime Minister Stephen Harper, joined by James Moore, Minister of Industry, and Guy Nelson, co-chair of the Coalition for Canadian Astronomy, announces the Government of Canada’s intention to provide significant support for the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT), an international project that will build one of the world’s largest and most advanced astronomical observatories in Hawaii.
The Government of Canada is delivering major improvements to the Stirling Avenue and Shirk Place bridges in Kitchener, thanks to contributions from the federal Gas Tax Fund. Rehabilitation work will improve commutes across the region, while enhancing the structural integrity and safety of the bridges.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper announces the Government’s intent to bring forward a motion in the House of Commons seeking support for the Government’s decision to extend and expand Canada’s military contribution to the global fight against the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
Minister Pierre Poilievre recently congratulated the first recipients of the Canada Apprentice Loan at the British Columbia Institute of Technology. As of early March, over 3,000 apprentices from across Canada have benefitted from this loan, including over 600 in British Columbia.
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17:28 ADT (Sunday, Apr 26, 2015) - Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada