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13:30 AST (Friday, Jan 20, 2017) - Infrastructure Canada

Backgrounder: Canada and New Brunswick fund 74 projects to improve water and wastewater systems across the province

Under this new federal funding program, the governments of Canada and New Brunswick are investing $58.1 million in 75 water and wastewater projects to ensure New Brunswickers have access to clean and reliable water sources. This is in addition to the projects announced with the signing of the bilateral agreement on August 18, 2016....

19:00 AST (Thursday, Jan 19, 2017) - Justice Canada

Judicial Advisory Committee Appointments

Judicial Advisory Committee Appointments...

13:00 AST (Thursday, Jan 19, 2017) - Canadian Heritage

The 150th Anniversary of Confederation: Calgary Will Be at the Heart of the Celebration with More Than $600,000 in Funding

The 150th Anniversary of Confederation......

10:30 AST (Thursday, Jan 19, 2017) - Parks Canada

2017 Northern New Brunswick Infrastructure Announcement

2017 Northern New Brunswick Infrastructure Announcement...

10:30 AST (Thursday, Jan 19, 2017) - Parks Canada

Federal Infrastructure Investment Conservation Gains – Route 117

Federal Infrastructure Investment Conservation Gains – Route 117...

10:00 AST (Thursday, Jan 19, 2017) - Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

Government of Canada invests in five highly innovative Québec City SMEs

Acting on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for CED, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, announced $1,060,000 in financial support, in the form of repayable contributions, for five innovative Québec City enterprises. The funding has been granted under CED's Quebec Economic Development Program (QEDP)....

14:50 AST (Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017) - Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency

Partnerships to Help Create and Grow Indigenous Businesses

CanNor, the Kakivak Association, and the Kitikmeot Inuit Association are investing close to $2 million to modernize and expand fuel truck garage facilities across Nunavut through the Entrepreneurship and Business Development (EBD) fund...

14:00 AST (Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017) - Western Economic Diversification Canada

Government of Canada Invests in Calgary's Community Infrastructure

Thirteen recreational and cultural facilities in Calgary will be upgraded with the Government of Canada's CIP 150 investment of $2,738,214. The improvements made with the funding will help upgrade the facilities and support Calgary's community spirit....

11:00 AST (Monday, Jan 16, 2017) - Infrastructure Canada

Backgrounder: Canada and Ontario announce funding for 47 new public transit projects across Ontario

Canada and Ontario have approved a new list of transit projects under the Public Transit Infrastructure Fund (PTIF), which is designed to address key infrastructure priorities with a focus on repairing and upgrading existing facilities and assets....

14:35 AST (Friday, Jan 13, 2017) - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Canada and B.C. fund agrifood research programs

In the first half of 2016, the governments of Canada and B.C. invested approximately $6.9 million to support business development, innovation, food safety, sustainability, and future agriculture leaders in B.C.'s agri-food sector....

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