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Speaking Notes for the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos for the OECD Social Policy Forum 2018

On behalf of Canada, it’s my great pleasure to welcome you all to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s 2018 Social Policy Forum and Ministerial Meeting.

UN chief arrives in Mali to honour fallen peacekeepers
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UN chief arrives in Mali to honour fallen peacekeepers

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres arrived in Mali on Tuesday to honour the service and sacrifice of peacekeepers around the world, marking the official International Day of UN Peacekeepers.

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Statement by Minister Freeland in response to the 2018 Spring Report of the Auditor General of Canada on Consular Services to Canadians Abroad

Following the tabling of the 2018 Spring Report of the Auditor General of Canada on Consular Services to Canadians Abroad, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement

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Statement by the Honourable Jane Philpott in response to the 2018 Spring Report of the Auditor General of Canada

Statement by the Honourable Jane Philpott in response to the 2018 Spring Report of the Auditor General of Canada

UN pledges $2.7 million to help cyclone-hit 'Somaliland'; urges focus on longer-term rebuilding
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UN pledges $2.7 million to help cyclone-hit ‘Somaliland’; urges focus on longer-term rebuilding

Following a visit to a cyclone-hit community in ‘Somaliland’, the United Nations has pledged close to $3 million to help people affected by the unprecedented storm which delivered a full year’s worth of rain in just a few days, compounding damage caused by recent severe flooding.

UN aid chief highlights 2 million Syrians in greatest need
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UN aid chief highlights 2 million Syrians in greatest need

Less than 20 per cent of the “desperate” civilians living in Syria’s hard-to-reach areas have got the humanitarian aid they need so far this year, a senior United Nations official warned on Tuesday, calling for the Security Council to help ease their plight.

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Public Services and Procurement Canada responds to release of Auditor General’s spring reports

Today, the Auditor General tabled his Spring 2018 Auditor General of Canada Reports, which examined the building and implementation of Phoenix, as well as the disposal of surplus government goods and services. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) accepts the recommendations in both chapters and has already taken steps to …

Japan files appeal against panel ruling regarding Korean duties on pneumatic valves
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Japan files appeal against panel ruling regarding Korean duties on pneumatic valves

On 28 May Japan filed an appeal regarding a WTO panel report in the case brought by Japan in “Korea — Anti-Dumping Duties on Pneumatic Valves from Japan” (DS504). The panel circulated its report on 12 April 2018.

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Minister Duncan to visit an organization in Toronto that is reducing barriers for people with disabilities

In celebration of National AccessAbility Week, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, will visit an organization in Toronto that works to help break down barriers for people with disabilities.

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Statement by the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour in response to the 2018 Spring Report of the Auditor General of Canada

Following the tabling of the 2018 Spring Report of the Auditor General of Canada, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, issued the following statement:

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Government accepts recommendations of the Auditor General in 2018 Spring Reports

The Government of Canada is committed to improving the delivery of programs and services to Canadians. The government values the work of the Auditor General, thanks him for his 2018 Spring Reports, and has accepted all 41 recommendations.

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Canada and United Arab Emirates agree to enhance cooperation

Canada and the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) have a deeply rooted relationship, and today the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, hosted a successful bilateral meeting with Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the U.A.E.’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.

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Minister Joly Announces an Appointment to the National Museum of Science and Technology

The Government of Canada announces the appointment of Christina Tessier as Director of the National Museum of Science and Technology

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Minister Bains to make clean tech innovation announcement

The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will be making an announcement at the third annual SDTC Cleantech Leadership Summit.

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Boardwalk reductions on Alexandra Bridge

Public Services and Procurement Canada wishes to advise cyclists and pedestrians that the boardwalk on the Alexandra Bridge will be reduced for tests and inspections.

Spirit of compromise needed to combat workplace ‘brutalism’ – UN labour agency
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Spirit of compromise needed to combat workplace ‘brutalism’ – UN labour agency

The head of the United Nations labour agency has called for a new spirit of cooperation and consensus between workers, employers and Governments, to end what he called the “new brutalism” of sexual harassment and violence in the workplace.

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Parks Canada celebrates the 100th anniversary of Point Pelee National Park

Parks Canada celebrates the 100th anniversary of Point Pelee National Park

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Aerial surveillance North Atlantic Right Whales monitoring

Moncton (New Brunswick) – Fisheries and Oceans Canada is inviting media to a technical briefing about the aerial surveillance program for the protection of the North Atlantic Right Whales.

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Québec Sees the Bright Side of Life!

The Government of Canada supports the ComediHa! Festival

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Transport Canada supports projects to prepare Canada for connected and automated vehicles

Connected and automated vehicles will bring about significant transformation in our transportation system, our communities, and our economy. They have the potential to improve road safety, reduce congestion, increase mobility, protect the environment, and generate new economic opportunities for middle-class Canadians.

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Minister Champagne to lead the Canadian delegation to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Ministerial Council Meeting in Paris, France

Canada believes that an effective multilateral trading system is vital to provide equal opportunity and ensure all can benefit from trade and investment.

Trade Policy Review: Guinea
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Trade Policy Review: Guinea

The fourth review of the trade policies and practices of Guinea takes place on 29 and 31 May 2018. The basis for the review is a report by the WTO Secretariat and a report by the Government of Guinea.

Trade Policy Review: Mauritania
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Trade Policy Review: Mauritania

The third review of the trade policies and practices of Mauritania takes place on 29 and 31 May 2018. The basis for the review is a report by the WTO Secretariat and a report by the Government of Mauritania.

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Statement by Minister Joly on Vesak

Today, Buddhists in Canada and around the world celebrate the festival of Vesak

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Agreement Reached to Create and Protect Jobs, Build Trans Mountain Expansion Project 

As you heard my colleague say, the Trans Mountain Expansion Project is a crucial infrastructure project for Canada and for Canadians.

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Agreement Reached to Create and Protect Jobs, Build Trans Mountain Expansion Project

Agreement Reached to Create and Protect Jobs, Build Trans Mountain Expansion Project

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Backgrounder: Details of Agreement for the Completion of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project

Backgrounder: Details of Agreement for the Completion of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project

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Quebec ENERGY STAR® Canada Partners Recognized for Leadership in Energy Efficiency

Energy efficiency can save Canadians money, help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and create a clean economy that includes good, middle-class jobs.

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Yukon ENERGY STAR® Canada Partners Recognized for Leadership in Energy Efficiency 

Energy efficiency can save Canadians money, help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and create a clean economy that includes good, middle-class jobs.

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P.E.I. ENERGY STAR® Canada Partners Recognized for Leadership in Energy Efficiency

Energy efficiency can save Canadians money, help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and create a clean economy that includes good, middle-class jobs.

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Nova Scotia ENERGY STAR® Canada Partners Recognized for Leadership in Energy Efficiency 

Energy efficiency can save Canadians money, help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and create a clean economy that includes good, middle-class jobs.

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Ontario ENERGY STAR® Canada Partners Recognized for Leadership in Energy Efficiency

Energy efficiency can save Canadians money, help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and create a clean economy that includes good, middle-class jobs.

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New Brunswick ENERGY STAR® Canada Partners Recognized for Leadership in Energy Efficiency

Energy efficiency can save Canadians money, help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and create a clean economy that includes good, middle-class jobs.

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Manitoba ENERGY STAR® Canada Partners Recognized for Leadership in Energy Efficiency

Energy efficiency can save Canadians money, help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and create a clean economy that includes good, middle-class jobs.

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B.C. ENERGY STAR® Canada Partners Recognized for Leadership in Energy Efficiency

Energy efficiency can save Canadians money, help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and create a clean economy that includes good, middle-class jobs.

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Alberta ENERGY STAR® Canada Partners Recognized for Leadership in Energy Efficiency

Energy efficiency can save Canadians money, help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and create a clean economy that includes good, middle-class jobs.

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Minister of Finance and Minister of Natural Resources to Hold Press Conference

Minister of Finance and Minister of Natural Resources to Hold Press Conference

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Consumer Alert: Potential breach of personal information

In the event that your personal information has been compromised, the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) is encouraging you to take the following steps to reduce the risk of harm.