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01:00 AST (Saturday, Feb 13, 2016) - Canadian Heritage

Canada's Top Taekwondo Athletes Will Compete at the 2016 Canada Open and Canada Para Open in Montréal from February 11 to 14, 2016

The Government of Canada supports Taekwondo Canada in the hosting of the Canada Open and Canada Para Open 2016, the first step for Canada's top taekwondo athletes on the road to the Rio 2016 Olympic Summer Games...

22:30 AST (Friday, Feb 12, 2016) - Correctional Service Canada

Recapture of Inmate from Dorchester Penitentiary – Minimum Security Unit

At approximately 7:40 p.m. on February12, Jeffrey MacLean was apprehended by police. CSC and Dorchester Penitentiary are conducting a joint investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident....

21:20 AST (Friday, Feb 12, 2016) - Correctional Service Canada

Escape from Dorchester Penitentiary - Minimum Security Unit

On February 12, 2016, at about 3:15 p.m., inmate Jeffrey MacLean escaped from Dorchester Penitentiary - Minimum Security Unit....

18:16 AST (Friday, Feb 12, 2016) - Global Affairs Canada

Canada welcomes outcome of ISSG meeting in Munich, calls for genuine commitment to UN-led peace talks on Syria

The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement welcoming the outcome of the International Syria Support Group meeting in Munich....

18:15 AST (Friday, Feb 12, 2016) - Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

Community Outdoor Rink Improved Thanks to Help from Federal and Provincial Governments

Residents from Ste-Marie-St-Raphaël are now enjoying an improved outdoor skating rink thanks in part to Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program (CIP 150) funding announced today by Serge Cormier, Member of Parliament for Acadie-Bathurst, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)....

17:30 AST (Friday, Feb 12, 2016) - Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency

Amisk Hydroelectric Project: Environmental Assessment Referred to Review Panel

The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, today announced the referral of the environmental assessment of the proposed Amisk Hydroelectric Project in Alberta to an independent review panel....

17:30 AST (Friday, Feb 12, 2016) - National Energy Board

National Energy Board releases enforcement review decisions

The National Energy Board (NEB) has issued decisions regarding two Notices of Violation issued to Enbridge Pipelines Inc. (Enbridge). The NEB took enforcement action against Enbridge for the company's apparent failure to fulfill NEB conditions of approval at its Plains Wascana Tank 80 (Wascana) facility and Edmonton to Hardisty pipeline project....

17:20 AST (Friday, Feb 12, 2016) - Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Minister of Science Wraps Up Visit to AAAS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

Canada's Minister of Science, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, was in Washington, D.C., this week, where she met with important science officials of the United States and moderated a panel discussion on Arctic research and international collaboration....

15:30 AST (Friday, Feb 12, 2016) - Infrastructure Canada

57 Projects in British Columbia Communities to receive $73.3 million in federal Gas Tax Funds

The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities was in Surrey today to announce over $73.3 million in funding from the federal Gas Tax Fund for 57 capital and capacity building projects in communities across British Columbia. The projects were selected through the application-based Strategic Priorities Fund. Minister Sohi was accompanied by the Honourable Peter Fassbender, Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development; Al Richmond, President of the Union of British Columbia Municipalities; and Linda Hepner, Mayor of Surrey....

15:14 AST (Friday, Feb 12, 2016) - National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces

RCAF participates in international search and rescue training in Iceland

WINNIPEG - Members of 103 Search and Rescue Squadron from 9 Wing Gander, Newfoundland, are returning home after training with the Icelandic Coast Guard and local Search and Rescue teams from February 9-12, 2016....

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