In March, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of International Development and Minister for Women and Gender Equality, launched Canada’s National Committee comprising 16 leaders committed to advancing gender equality. The role of the committee is to help inspire and engage Canadians to take action for gender equality, diversity and inclusion leading up to the Women Deliver 2019 Conference, held from June 3 to 6, 2019, in Vancouver, British Columbia.
OTTAWA — Don Rusnak, Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay—Rainy River, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources Canada, will make clean technology announcement for the forestry sector in Thunder Bay.
The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, and the Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, are among the participants in this symposium, one of the activities organized in connection with the modernization of Canada’s Official Languages Act
As part of the Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) Program, on May 27, 2019, Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques will connect with elementary and secondary school students and answer their questions live from the International Space Station.
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The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) is participating in the 87th edition of L’Association francophone pour le savoir (ACFAS) Congress, the largest francophone gathering of science and knowledge.
Omar Alghabra, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade Diversification, will meet with local business representatives and Toronto Global to highlight CanExport program investments that benefit the economy and lead to good jobs for middle-class Canadians, in Markham, Ontario.
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Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists that there will be lane closures on the Alexandra Bridge on Sunday, May 26, 2019, from 6:45 am to 1:30 pm to accommodate the 2019 Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend.
Moncton, New Brunswick – On behalf of the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Parliamentary Secretary Sean Casey, will announce an initiative to support the sustainability of Atlantic salmon populations.