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17:50 AST (Monday, Jan 23, 2017) - Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Infrastructure investment of nearly $18 million in post-secondary institutions in Bas-Saint-Laurent to improve research and innovation

Joël Lightbound, Member of Parliament for Louis-Hébert, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, along with Hélène David, Quebec Minister responsible for Higher Education, today announced a historic investment to help equip young Quebecers with the quality post-secondary education that will help them achieve their goals....

15:40 AST (Monday, Jan 23, 2017) - Correctional Service Canada

Lockdown and search at Mission - Medium security unit

On January 20th, 2017, at about 1:15 p.m., a lockdown was put in place in the medium security unit of Mission Institution, to enable staff members to conduct an exceptional search....

14:46 AST (Monday, Jan 23, 2017) - Correctional Service Canada

Offender wanted by Kingston Police

On January 22, 2017, David Maracle walked away from the Henry Traill Community Correctional Centre (CCC), a federally operated community-based residential facility where he was being supervised under a Long-Term Supervision Order (LTSO)....

14:15 AST (Monday, Jan 23, 2017) - Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

Sport Facility Upgrades at Université Sainte-Anne to Benefit Community

Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, today announced a $500,000 non-repayable contribution through the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)'s Innovative Communities Fund (ICF), to support Université Sainte-Anne as it upgrades several recreational facilities at its Church Point campus....

14:05 AST (Monday, Jan 23, 2017) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Queen Charlotte Lodge Ltd. on Haida Gwaii found guilty of Fisheries Act violations - fined total of $35,000

On December 14, 2016, in Masset Provincial Court, lawyers on behalf of Queen Charlotte Lodge Ltd. fishing resort pleaded guilty to six violations of the Fisheries Act. The Honourable Judge Dwight Stewart ordered the defendant to pay a total fine of $35,000 ($500 for each count for a total of $3,000 and an additional $32,000 fine) for illegal fishing activities....

14:05 AST (Monday, Jan 23, 2017) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Vancouver seafood retailer Yat Ming Enterprises fined a total of $72,500 for repeated violations of the Fisheries Act

A major investigation by Fisheries and Oceans Canada Conservation and Protection fishery officers halted the illegal sale of Dungeness crab and spot prawn to Yat Ming Enterprises Ltd. in March 2014....

13:20 AST (Monday, Jan 23, 2017) - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Government Invests in New Greenhouse Technology for Organic Microgreens

Member of Parliament Filomena Tassi, on behalf of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay, today announced up to $640,585 in funding to Greenbelt Microgreens to modernize a new 3.5 acre greenhouse facility with state-of-the-art technology, enabling producers to increase production for Canadian certified organic microgreens....

12:41 AST (Monday, Jan 23, 2017) - National Film Board

NFB'S SHORT-ANIMATION SERIES NAKED ISLAND NOW ONLINE. Acclaimed and emerging artists use wit and satire to examine modern society.

Now online, Naked Island is a bold new National Film Board of Canada (NFB) series of 14 super-short and incisive films, framed as Public Service Alerts, from some of Canada's most talented animators and artists, exploring their visions of modern-day society....

12:30 AST (Monday, Jan 23, 2017) - Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

La Macaza residents will enjoy a more modern community space

Government of Canada supports La Macaza community hall project....

12:15 AST (Monday, Jan 23, 2017) - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Minister MacAulay Promotes Agricultural Production and Sustainability in Germany

The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, concluded a mission to Berlin, Germany, where he participated in the 9th Berlin Agriculture Ministers' Conference on January 21, and the G20 Agriculture Ministers' Meeting on January 22....

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