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On October 22, 2014 Corporal Nathan Cerillo was cowardly gunned down at his guard post at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Ottawa near the Canadian parliament. The assassin, not worth naming here dashed into the Canadian parliament hoping to kill others. Gladly nobody else was hit.
... CBC News in December. In February 2014, the Aga Khan was the first faith leader to address a joint session of the Canadian Parliament. He also met with Trudeau on Parliament Hill in 2016. Canada has worked with the Aga Khan Foundation on international humanitarian and developmental initiatives.
Canadian Jewish Heritage Month mirrors legislation passed in the province of Ontario in 2012 and the congressional resolution and presidential proclamation in the United States to designate May as Jewish Heritage Month. The post Canadian Parliament makes every May Jewish Heritage ...
Meanwhile, Vos is part of a group of nine Wisconsin lawmakers who have returned from a NAFTA summit at the Canadian Parliament in Quebec. This as President Trump works with Canadian and Mexican leaders to renegotiate the trade agreement. "I think that all of us recognize that it's not a perfect ... Bitcoin
As governments are increasingly having to contend with cryptocurrencies, legislative hearings on the topic are surging. In Canada, the Standing Committee on Finance just brought in cryptoverse denizens to discuss the space and regulations. During said hearing, bitcoin entrepreneur Jonathan Hamel ... Bitcoin
HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani met a Canadian Parliament delegation currently visiting Qatar. During the meeting, the two sides discussed bilateral relations, and ways of enhancing and developing them, besides the developments ... Bitcoin
Apple and Geekbench's John Poole have testified in front of Canada's House of Commons committee regarding the iPhone slowdown controversy, and how Apple handled it. A representative for Apple Canada read prepared remarks, saying that the offending iOS update was intended to help devices ... Bitcoin
Notably, Trudeau initially dodged the questions raised by the Opposition, but later, in a response to a question in the Canadian Parliament, defended Jean by saying, "Our professional, non-partisan public service does high-quality work and when one of our top diplomats and security officials says ... Bitcoin
Former occupants of the house include Albert Healy, who was a member of the Canadian parliament between 1923 and 1925 when he and his wife, Grace, lived in Coronado. Grace Healy was an artist and member of the Franklin Club. Captain Richard Donald Greer, who later served as Commander ...
"I think it's very inappropriate that they're trying to set up these closed door meetings before coming in to these public hearings." Angus says the hearings will attempt to determine the adequacy of Canadian privacy laws. "I hoping what we do in the Canadian parliament will actually help in the hearings ... Facebook
JALANDHAR: NDP leader Jagmeet Singh, who has denounced “all acts of terrorism in every part of the world, regardless of who the perpetrators or victims are”, said Canada should declare anti-Sikh violence at Delhi and other parts of India in November 1984 as “genocide”. “There is clear evidence that ... Facebook
The “most egregious example,” Peterson said, occurred when Trudeau assembled his Cabinet in 2015 and mandated that it be made up of 50 percent women and 50 percent men, despite the fact that only “about 22 percent” of the elected members of the Canadian Parliament are women. “It was easier for ... Facebook

The High Commissioner highlighted the rapid growth in Sri Lanka – Canada relations making reference to the visit of the Foreign Minister of Canada in 2016, the first in 13 years – the formation of the Sri Lanka-Canada Friendship Group in the Canadian Parliament and the visit of two cross party delegations ... Facebook
Peterson, a professor of psychology at the University of Toronto, first garnered national attention opposing the Canadian Parliament's Bill C-16. This bill added gender identity and gender expression to the list of prohibited grounds of discrimination and to hate speech provisions. Peterson argued it forced ... Facebook
To the editor: Canadian Parliament member Pablo Rodriguez visited Orange County in large part to discourage immigrants in the U.S. without authorization from illegally entering Canada. Other Canadian officials are sending the message that people immigrating illegally will be arrested and probably ... Facebook
Sexual harassment and the #MeToo movement took centre stage in Canadian Parliament as the House of Commons debated a new law to deal with misconduct in the workplace. Bill C-65 introduces new rules and processes for dealing with sexual harassment in federally regulated workplaces. Sexual ... Facebook
The Canadian parliament met for the first time in Ottawa. And America had its eye on Canada with the Annexation Bill. We could have been completely eclipsed by the United States. None of these events is connected in any way. However, they did take place the same year there was a super blue blood ... Facebook
OTTAWA, Canada (Kurdistan 24) – At least 500 people gathered in front of the Canadian Parliament on Friday urging Canada to break its silence on Turkey's ongoing military operation in Afrin, Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava). The demonstration was organized by the Greater Toronto Kurdish House (GTKH) and ... Facebook
For Trudeau and the Canadian government, “concrete measures” could mean erecting defences against a nuclear attack. The Canadian parliament has been debating the installation of a U.S. nuclear missile defence system in Canada despite skeptical testimony on the project to the Canadian Senate in ... Facebook
He was a gentle, good man,” Linda Frum, a senator in the Canadian Parliament and an old friend of the couple, told the New York Times. On Friday, the Toronto police finally confirmed that they are now investigating the deaths of Honey and Barry Sherman as a double homicide — and not a murder-suicide ... Facebook
He said that the Embassy of Azerbaijan in Canada sent the note in connection with the illegal visit of two members of Canadian Parliament, Tony Clement and Rachel Harder, to the occupied territories of Azerbaijan on September 2, 2017. Consequently, the MPs' names were included in the list of unwanted ... Facebook
Embassy of Azerbaijan in Canada sent a note to the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development regarding illegal visit by two members of Canadian Parliament, Tony Clement and Rachel Harder, to the occupied territories of Azerbaijan on Sept. 2, 2017, the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry's ... Facebook
Kurds across Canada demonstrated in front of the Canadian Parliament to protest the ongoing Turkish military invasion of Afrin in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), ... The Kurdish diaspora in Ottawa, Canada gathered in front of the Canadian Parliament on Tuesday to protest Turkey's ongoing military operation ... Facebook
Andrew Scheer, the leader of Canada's Conservative opposition party, said on Wednesday that Parliament was “united” on NAFTA. “NAFTA is so important to Canada,” Scheer said at a discussion hosted by the Wilson Center's Canada Institute. “And with what's been going for over a year now, you can ... Facebook
WASHINGTON (Gray DC) - The return of Vermont's train service to Montreal chugs closer to becoming a reality, but don't count on changing your travel plans quite yet. It took acts of Congress and Canadian parliament, but an effort to reconnect DC to Montreal -- with stops in Vermont -- is back on-track. Facebook
It reports to the Canadian parliament. Construction has already started at Elephant Park, and the first homes in this phase are expected to be completed in 2020. This is just the start, the organisations said yesterday. They plan to invest £1.5bn in the UK build-to-rent sector in London and across the UK ... Facebook
The 2016 census in Canada said there are 157,000 Tamil people in Canada; But the community itself estimates they number between 200,000 and 300,000; In October 2016, the Canadian Parliament decided to celebrate January as Tamil Heritage Month. Justin Trudeau wearing a traditional south Indian ... Facebook
The Canadian Parliament certainly resorted to fairly cartoonish language of its own when it passed a motion last March describing the scourge of Canadian Islamophobia as an "increasing public climate of hate and fear," which only heroic government action at the highest levels could redress. When, last ... Facebook
WASHINGTON (Gray DC) - The return of Vermont's train service to Montreal chugs closer to becoming a reality, but don't count on changing your travel plans quite yet. It took acts of Congress and Canadian parliament, but an effort to reconnect DC to Montreal -- with stops in Vermont -- is back on-track. Facebook
Last June Rodolphe Devillers stood on the Canadian parliament floor in Ottawa and gave the ministers there a stark warning. Devillers, a geography professor at Memorial University of Newfoundland, told them they should not allow industry to operate inside marine protected areas (MPAs), parcels set aside to safeguard ... Facebook
They've made similar statements about Buckingham Palace and our Canadian Parliament Buildings. “I say to America that the Islamic Caliphate has been established and we will not stop,” said an unknown ISIS militant. Much of our focus when it comes to terrorism is on how to stop the endless string of ... Facebook
I say “conversation” and “offer” deliberately and carefully; the proposal to guarantee representation for Indigenous peoples in the Canadian Parliament should be developed and put to Indigenous leadership and peoples for their approval or rejection, lest the colonial relationship be further extended into yet ... Facebook
Already has the great Northwest territory, hitherto governed only by the Hudson Bay Company, been accepted by the Canadian Parliament as a member of the dominion, and the next step by way of western extension will be the incorporation of British Columbia, the opposition to the measure having ... Facebook
ANNAPOLIS COUNTY - West Nova MP Colin Fraser was in Annapolis County handing out Canada 150 pins to a few worthy recipients recently – and they took home part of the roof of the Canadian Parliament building. It was up to individual MPs to determine the criteria for awarding the pins, but generally the medals are to ... Facebook
Members of Canadian Parliament were speaking in Parliament about the 150 years of the Canadian nation and celebrating various facets of Canadian society and the nation's contribution to the world. It was a great opportunity for one member in particular, Peter Fragiskatos, to reflect on a Greek from the ... Facebook
Frank Baylis, Liberal MP for Pierrefonds-Dollard, announced the winners who received a lapel pin made of the copper that was originally used on the roof of the Canadian Parliament. Jay Bradbury is the coach and founder of the Riverdale Wrestling club. He has run over 100 tournaments in his 50 years of ... Facebook
15--WASHINGTON -- The Canadian Parliament has approved legislation that could in the distant future, allow pre-clearance of U.S.-bound cargo on the less crowded Canadian side of the Peace Bridge. The Canadian legislation, which passed Wednesday, matches a bill Congress approved a year ago. Facebook
Michelle Rempel, the Member of Canadian Parliament for Calgary Nose Hill, had the pleasure of being the first to utter words of Ru to her fellow members while discussing an LGBT rights bill. “To you, Mr. Speaker, and for all my colleagues in this House, it is fantastic and pretty cool that we are debating ... Facebook
OTTAWA, Canada—Member of Canadian Parliament Tony Clement delivered a timely and principled statement in the Canadian House of Commons (Parliament) on Dec. 11, calling for peace and security in Artsakh while harshly condemning human rights atrocities committed by Azerbaijan, reported the ... Facebook
This is stated in a report prepared by the Canadian Parliament's Standing Committee on National Defense entitled "Canada's Support to Ukraine in Crisis and Armed Conflict," which was made available to Ukrinform. "The Committee recommends that the Government of Canada advocate for a United ... Facebook
Sarnia-Lambton Conservative MP Marilyn Gladu introduced the bill to develop a Canadian palliative care framework in 2016. File photo by The Canadian Press. Previous story. Canada has moved one step closer to creating new national guidelines for palliative care following the Senate's passage of a ... Facebook
The Canadian Parliament has stepped closer to final approval of its version of the U.S. Magnitsky Act, which sanctions Russians for alleged human rights abuses, a move that has brought threats of retaliation from Moscow. The Canadian lower house on October 4 unanimously passed the bill that calls for ... Facebook
OTTAWA — The House of Commons shut down email and computer network services Sunday over fears hackers might try to break into Canadian parliamentary accounts. Commons spokeswoman Heather Bradley told HuffPost Canada the Parliamentary emails accounts "were temporarily deactivated as ... Facebook
Kurds across Canada demonstrated in front of the Canadian Parliament to protest the ongoing Turkish military invasion of Afrin in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), ... The Kurdish diaspora in Ottawa, Canada gathered in front of the Canadian Parliament on Tuesday to protest Turkey's ongoing military operation ... Facebook
Canadian leaders are starting to point fingers over who is to blame for the possibility that the U.S. will pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement. On Friday, the top opposition leader in the Canadian parliament, Conservative Party head Andrew Scheer, accused Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of ... Facebook


 

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