It has been 10 years since the Indian Ocean tsunami devastated much of the Banda Aceh coast of Indonesia and caused widespread damage and loss of life in many countries, including Sri Lanka, India and Thailand. As we mark the somber anniversary of one of the worst natural disasters the world has ever seen, our thoughts and prayers remain with the families and friends of all those who died or were injured.
Costas Menegakis, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration and Member of Parliament for Richmond Hill, and Senator Tobias C. Enverga Jr., on behalf of the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, will visit the Envirogard Products Limited manufacturing plant in Richmond Hill, Ontario, with members of Toronto's Filipino-Canadian community on December 23, 2014.
The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today highlighted Prime Minister Stephen Harper's ongoing leadership on improving the lives of women and children in developing countries and reiterated Canada's commitment to achieving the goal of ending preventable deaths of mothers and children within a generation.
On December 16, 2014, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) charged Sean Horsfall and Len's Cove Marina Limited with one count of employing a foreign national without authorization to work contrary to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA); one count of forgery, one count of using a forged document and one count of falsifying employment records under the Criminal Code.
The Public Health Agency of Canada today announced the appointment of Dr. Matthew Gilmour as the new Scientific Director General National Public Health Laboratories, responsible for the National Microbiology Laboratory (NML) in Winnipeg and the Laboratory for Foodborne Zoonoses (LFZ) in Guelph, Ontario. Dr. Gilmour will begin his position in February 2015.
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The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) is asking the public for their comments on the technical assessment report on the package design for transport of highly enriched uranyl nitrate liquid (HEUNL).