National News

The Canada News Centre offers you quick access to the national news of the day.
  1. In this, the first trip to the Philippines by a Canadian Cabinet minister since 2018, Minister Ng will meet with government and business leaders to advance trade and investment between Canada and the Philippines.
  2. In Canada, diversity is one of our greatest strengths. Our diversity, coupled with our commitment to inclusion and welcoming others, leads to a stronger understanding and respect for human rights, as well as other economic, civic and cultural benefits.
  3. The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, will visit the MDA facility to highlight the recently awarded contract amendment for the design of Canadarm3.
  4. Today, the Honourable Heather Stefanson, Premier of Manitoba; Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities; Honourable Reg Helwer, Manitoba Minister of Labour, Consumer Protection and Government Services; and His Worship, Brian Bowman, Mayor of the City of Winnipeg, announced a joint investment of over $550 million for the second phase of upgrades to the North End Sewage Treatment Plant in Winnipeg.
  5. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise users that the Hull Causeway and Union Bridge of the Chaudière Crossing will be closed to motorists to accommodate repairs.
  6. The Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, has concluded a visit to Egypt that focused on the environment, climate change and food security.
  7. The Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, Randy Boissonnault, will be in Red Deer to announce additional passport pick-up locations across the country.
  8. Élisabeth Brière, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health, will announce funding to improve access to palliative care for persons who are homeless or vulnerably housed.
  9. The $4,667,000 investment will help kick-start accessible local organized sports and remove barriers to participation in sport programming
  10. Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Marco E. L. Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety for a special event demonstrating the Canada Border Services Agency’s (CBSA’s) work to tackle the smuggling of firearms into Canada. Following the tour and demonstrations, Minister Mendicino will take questions from media.
  11. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Karina Gould will be in Trois-Rivières to announce additional passport pick-up locations across the country.
  12. FedDev Ontario invests over $1.9 million to support 275 Black entrepreneurs and Black-led businesses and create 80 jobs
  13. Today, the Honourable Anthony Rota, Member of Parliament for Nipissing–Timiskaming, announced a Government of Canada investment of $2,875,920 through FedNor and Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) to support four initiatives at Canadore College. The announcement was made on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services and Minister responsible for FedNor, and the Honourable Kamal Khera, Minister of Seniors.
  14. The Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, and the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, announced today that Canada’s new Clean Energy for Indigenous and Remote Communities Hub has invested a total of $5.586 million to help advance the Inuvik 1-Megawatt Solar Project, including $1 million from Northern Responsible Energy Approach for Community Heat and Electricity Program (Northern REACHE), $4.189 million from Natural Resources Canada’s Clean Energy for Rural and Remote Communities Program, and $397,000 from Natural Resource Canada’s Indigenous Off-Diesel Initiative.
  15. From electronic espionage to ransomware, the threats to Canadians from malicious cyber activity – including cyberattacks – are greater than ever.
  16. Nursing shortages are impacting health care delivery across the country, with frontline workers taking on tremendous workloads and burdens as the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the workforce continue.
  17. Joint Statement from Canadian / U.S. Coast Guard Leadership regarding the Port Huron Float Down 2022
  18. On August 9, 2022, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, several packages containing contraband and unauthorized items were seized on the property of Millhaven Institution, a maximum-security federal institution.
  19. It has been 80 years since the Dieppe Raid, a particularly devastating part of the Second World War for the Canadian military.
  20. The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, will make a Green and Inclusive Community Buildings funding announcement. Minister Wilkinson will also make an announcement to advance Canada’s Green Building Strategy.
  21. The Government of Canada and the Wolastoqiyik Wahsipekuk First Nation will announce an important step towards reconciliation and the acknowledgement of their rights
  22. This week, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, is visiting Newfoundland and Labrador and Nova Scotia to kick off in-person discussions on the planning and design of the regional assessment of offshore wind development, first announced earlier this spring.
  23. Montérégie organization receives over $200,000 from CED.
  24. Canada and Mexico share a vibrant, multi-faceted relationship that is characterized by deep people-to-people ties, rich cultural connections and growing trade and investment.
  25. Campbell River, B.C. - Under the Oceans Protection Plan, the Government of Canada is working to reduce the number of vessels of concern in Canadian waters, and minimize their impact on coastal communities, the environment and the public. As part of its role under the Wrecked, Abandoned or Hazardous Vessel Act, the Canadian Coast Guard is pleased to report that another ship has been removed and is currently being deconstructed so it is no longer a threat to the marine environment.
  26. Traditional country foods have long been healthy and sustainable sources of nutrition for Indigenous and Northern communities, and crucial to food security across the North.
  27. The Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister for PrairiesCan and Minister for CanNor, announced that the Government of Canada is investing over $383,000 through the Northern Isolated Community Initiatives (NICI) Fund supporting a two-year project led by the Inuvialuit Community Economic Development Organization (ICEDO) to help revitalize the Mackenzie Delta reindeer herd.
  28. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement in the presence of the Honourable Heather Stefanson, Premier of Manitoba; Kevin Lamoureux, Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg North, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities; Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South; the Honourable Reg Helwer, Manitoba’s Minister of Labour, Consumer Protection and Government Services; the Honourable Eileen Clarke, Manitoba’s Minister of Municipal Relations; and His Worship Brian Bowman, Mayor of the City of Winnipeg.
  29. Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, for an announcement regarding federal support for initiatives that keep Canadians safe from cyber-attacks and other cyber threats.
  30. Government of Canada to announce support for a community organization in Halifax
  31. The Government of Canada is advancing gender equality and women’s economic empowerment.
  32. Today, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown–Indigenous Relations; along with Chief Darcy Gray of Listuguj Mi'gmaq Government; Chief Terry Shaw of La Nation Micmac de Gespeg; Chief John Martin of Micmacs of Gesgapegiag; and Grand Chef Jacques Trem
  33. The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services; the Honourable Mona Fortier, President of the Treasury Board; Jennifer Carr, President of the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada; and Leila Gillis, Deputy Chief Nursing Officer at Indigenous Services Canada, will announce increased supports for Indigenous Services Canada nurses working in remote and isolated communities.
  34. Canadians have been living with the impacts of the pandemic for the past two and a half years, and marginalized adults have been among those most negatively impacted. Many low-income adults have struggled with poverty and social isolation. Financial empowerment services can help them cope with these challenges and more fully participate in their communities.
  35. Today, the Government of Canada is sharing core details on the conference. The dates of the conference have been set from December 7 to 19, 2022, and the location will be the Palais des congrès in Montréal.
  36. Across Ontario, Canadians are feeling the impacts of climate change in their communities and on their livelihoods. That is why, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, announced the release of the Ontario Chapter of the Canada in a Changing Climate: Regional Perspectives Report to help inform and support adaptation to climate change in Ontario.
  37. Everyone deserves access to healthy, affordable food, no matter where they live. However, many Canadians living in northern and isolated communities face increased costs related to shipping rates and supply chains.
  38. More than $3.7 million announced to support tourism sector in Saskatchewan
  39. More than $3.7 million announced to support tourism sector in Saskatchewan
  40. The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) selection at this year’s Edmonton International Film Festival (EIFF) will feature an impressive array of Alberta filmmakers and stories, and works by Indigenous creators.
  41. Removing barriers and increasing sport participation for underrepresented populations is a priority for the Government of Canada
  42. Today, Marc G. Serré, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Official Languages, announced a FedNor investment of $53,500 to enable Friends of Killarney Park to hire a youth intern as a Publications Coordinator for a one-year period to help increase camping tourism at Killarney Provincial Park. The announcement was made on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services and Minister responsible for FedNor.
  43. Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, announced further support from the Government of Canada to create more than 450 internship opportunities for recent graduates through the Science Horizons Youth Internship Program in partnership with environmental science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) employers across Canada. Interns bring creativity, new knowledge, dedication, and enthusiasm to their jobs. This will give young people the opportunity to gain valuable experience to actively participate in the workforce.
  44. Today, Terry Beech, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, started a tour in Calgary, Alberta. Throughout the week, he will meet with workers, businesses, and organizations to discuss various measures the government is implementing that will help to create more jobs, spur economic growth, develop green technologies, support rural economic development, and make housing more affordable.
  45. Canadian farmers are key partners in building a healthy environment and a more sustainable agricultural sector in Canada. Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, along with Member of Parliament for Kings–Hants, Kody Blois, announced an investment of up to $8.5 million under the On-Farm Climate Action Fund for Perennia Food and Agriculture Inc. (Perennia). These funds will help farmers across Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador adopt sustainable farming practices to build climate change resilience.
  46. The Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will make an important announcement in support of Black entrepreneurs and Black-led businesses in Hamilton and Windsor.
  47. The Honourable Anthony Rota, Member of Parliament for Nipissing–Timiskaming will make an important announcement to support innovators, job creators and seniors. The announcement will be made on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services and Minister responsible for FedNor, the Honourable Kamal Khera, Minister of Seniors, and the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities.
  48. On August 15, Acadians across the country celebrate their culture and history
  49. Following their participation in RIMPAC, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Vancouver and Winnipeg continue to operate in the Indo-Pacific, where they will remain deployed until December 2022, on Operation (Op) PROJECTION and Operation NEON.
  50. Minister Vandal to make a funding announcement related to the Nutrition North Canada while visiting the Inuvik Community Greenhouse