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OTTAWA, ONTARIO - James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today announced the appointment of Peter Menzies as a full-time member of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) representing the Alberta/Northwest Territories region. (Full Story)
OTTAWA – Minister of Health Leona Aglukkaq and Chief Public Health Officer Dr. David Butler-Jones today assured Canadians that the federal government is working closely with the provinces and territories and international partners to protect the health and safety of Canadians, following confirmation of the first cases of human swine influenza in Canada. (Full Story)
Ramallah/Gaza City/Jerusalem/Brussels, 23 April 2009: If the underlying factors that precipitated the Gaza war are not addressed, Hamas and Israel could soon find themselves on the edge of another explosion. (Full Story)
How does one deal with the horrors of murder and genocide? For some people it comes through works of imagination, and that is the theme of the 16th Annual Vanier College Kleinmann Family Foundation Symposium on the Holocaust and Genocide, April 16-24, 2009. (Full Story)
KNOWLEDGE IS THE BEGINNING, a film about the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, directed by Paul Smaczny, April 19TH, 2009 3:30 P.M. at the Unitarian Church... (Full Story)
Leaders of the Group of Twenty (G-20) advanced and emerging market economies gathering at a summit in London next week face a crossroads in the global economic crisis, with the opportunity to spur a recovery next year if they take the right action, IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn said (Full Story)
One Law For All is organising several events in major cities on International Women’s Day (March 8) to voice opposition to Sharia law and all religious-based tribunals in Britain and elsewhere. One Law For All demands one secular law, full citizenship rights, an end to cultural relativism and racism, and defends universal rights. (Full Story)
Montréal - The Quebec Government must immediately reconsider its decision to not cover the legal fees for the youths required to appear before the coroner's public inquiry into the fatal police intervention in Montreal-North on August 9, 2008. According to CRARR, to deprive these youths of color and their families of adequate resources to prepare for and testify at the public inquiry next month is a violation of their constitutional rights. (Full Story)
We are putting this government on probation. Accountability is something that Stephen Harper has always said is important. I agree with him. But this budget does not include one word about accountability. We will require regular reports to Parliament on the budget’s implementation and its cost – one in March, one in June and one in December. (Full Story)
OTTAWA— “What’s in this budget matters, more than ever,” says CCPA Senior Economist Marc Lee. “Canadians expect a budget that will stave off the worst of the current recession, keep and create jobs, and lay the groundwork for a fairer, greener, and more sustainable economy.” (Full Story)
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