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19:33 ADT (Wednesday, Sep 02, 2015) - Canadian Transportation Agency

Agency orders SkyGreece to prove it is applying its tariff and respecting passengers' rights

In a decision rendered today, the Agency indicated that it had arrived at a preliminary opinion that SkyGreece has failed to properly apply its tariff – its contract with passengers – and gave SkyGreece until 5 pm, September 3, 2015 to demonstrate why the Agency should not finalize a ruling to this effect....

17:52 ADT (Wednesday, Sep 02, 2015) - Correctional Service Canada

Lockdown at Edmonton Institution

On September 2, 2015, at about 2:00 a.m., a lockdown was put in place at Edmonton Institution, a maximum security federal institution as a result of operational security requirements....

16:49 ADT (Wednesday, Sep 02, 2015) - Correctional Service Canada

Recapture of Inmate from Saskatchewan Penitentiary – Minimum security unit

At approximately 11:35 p.m. on September 1, 2015 inmate Christopher Bradley Spark was apprehended by the Saskatoon city police and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (R.C.M.P)....

13:39 ADT (Wednesday, Sep 02, 2015) - Canada Border Services Agency

CBSA advises travellers to plan ahead for the Labour Day weekend

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) would like to remind travellers to plan their border crossing to avoid delays at ports of entry in Eastern and Northern Ontario during the Labour Day holiday long weekend....

11:17 ADT (Wednesday, Sep 02, 2015) - Correctional Service Canada

Escape from Saskatchewan Penitentiary – Minimum security unit

On September 1, 2015 at approximately 9:01 p.m. staff members of the minimum security unit at Saskatchewan Penitentiary observed inmates Dallas Lee Jebb and Christopher Bradley Spark leaving the institutional property....

09:34 ADT (Wednesday, Sep 02, 2015) - National Battlefields Commission

Historical Day | Women and Soldiers on the Plains of Abraham

The National Battlefields Commission invites the public to its traditional historic day-this year on the theme of Women and Soldiers on the Plains-from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 13, at and around Martello Tower 1 on the Plains of Abraham. What were the wartime roles played by the women who left traces of their passage on the Plains in bygone days? Meet historical figures and learn more about some of the roles they played in troubled times: cantiniere, nun, prostitute, munitions factory worker, and Army Show singer. Enjoy historical displays, artifacts, and activities and soak up the period atmosphere as historical re-enactors let the cannons fly. This free event is a mix of history and entertainment sure to delight both young and old!...

18:10 ADT (Tuesday, Sep 01, 2015) - National Film Board

NFB animation celebrated at OIAF with new films, retrospective and exhibition. World premiere of Sheldon Cohen's deeply personal new film, My Heart Attack

A world leader in auteur animation, the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) will be showcased at the 2015 Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) ) from September 16 and 20 with new films from acclaimed animators Claude Cloutier, Sheldon Cohen and Cordell Barker, four short works by emerging artists from the 10th edition of the NFB's Hothouse program, and a special retrospective for Michèle Cournoyer....

14:45 ADT (Tuesday, Sep 01, 2015) - Canadian Grain Commission

Prevent insect infestations when storing grain

As harvest has begun for Canadian grain producers, the Canadian Grain Commission reminds producers that insects could be present in any grain stored over the summer, or in areas around storage bins. These insects could move easily between bins and infest your new harvest....

11:36 ADT (Tuesday, Sep 01, 2015) - Correctional Service Canada

Seizure of contraband and unauthorized items at Joyceville Institution – Medium-security unit

On August 28, 2015, correctional officers in the medium-security unit at Joyceville Institution intercepted inmates and visitors who were attempting to bring contraband and unauthorized items into the institution....

17:21 ADT (Monday, Aug 31, 2015) - Correctional Service Canada

End of lockdown and search at Stony Mountain Institution

The lockdown put in place at Stony Mountain Institution on August 24, 2015 has ended and a search has been completed. The institution has resumed its normal operations....

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