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Feb 15, 2014, 10:50 ET

Statement by the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, on the Occasion of National Flag of Canada Day

OTTAWA, Feb. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Since its creation, the National Flag of Canada has been the quintessential symbol of our identity and a true...

Feb 13, 2014, 09:00 ET

Festival du Voyageur Warms Up Winnipeg - Minister Glover joins thousands of Manitobans at annual winter celebration

OTTAWA, Feb. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, will join thousands of people celebrating the...

Feb 12, 2014, 19:02 ET

Winterlude Third Weekend Highlights

Final long weekend of activities includes cool science, hot jazz, theatre, cross-country ski races, marathon running and a graffiti jam OTTAWA,...

Feb 11, 2014, 17:00 ET

Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), on Announcement of the Nominees to the 2014 Canadian Paralympic Para-Nordic Ski Team

OTTAWA, Feb. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - I am pleased to congratulate the athletes who have been nominated to represent Canada in para-nordic skiing at the...

Feb 10, 2014, 09:00 ET

There's Still Time to Take Part in the 2014 Canada Day Challenge!

Are you up for the Challenge? GATINEAU, QC, Feb. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today...

Feb 08, 2014, 05:55 ET

Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), Congratulating Mark McMorris on Winning Canada's First Medal at Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Government of Canada, I congratulate Mark McMorris on winning Canada's first medal at the...

Feb 07, 2014, 14:30 ET

First Government of Canada History Awards Launched

Awards will honour outstanding students and teachers interested in Canadian history WINNIPEG, Feb. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Minister Glover today...

Feb 07, 2014, 11:00 ET

Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), on the Occasion of Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games Opening Ceremonies

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Today marks the official opening of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games after much anticipation. Tonight,...

Feb 05, 2014, 14:06 ET

Special Olympics Canada Receives Ongoing Annual Support - Harper Government announces long-term annual funding for Special Olympics Canada

OTTAWA, Feb. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - Minister of State (Sport) Bal Gosal today announced that the Government of Canada will provide Special Olympics...

Feb 04, 2014, 14:20 ET

Statement by the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, on the Nominations for the 2014 JUNO Awards

OTTAWA, Feb. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - I would like to extend my congratulations to all the artists and creators who were nominated today for the 43rd JUNO...

Jan 31, 2014, 15:45 ET

How Do You Want to Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Confederation?

Young Canadians Have their Say about the celebrations in 2017 GATINEAU, QC, Jan. 31, 2014 /CNW/ - Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage...

Jan 30, 2014, 17:20 ET

Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), on the Announcement of Canadian Officials Selected for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games

OTTAWA, Jan. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - I offer my heartfelt congratulations to the 39 Canadian technical officials, representing 11 Olympic...

Jan 30, 2014, 13:30 ET

Sport Participation and Healthy Living in Canada

Government of Canada invests in the advancement of sport participation and healthy living GATINEAU, QC, Jan. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Bal Gosal,...

Jan 28, 2014, 17:12 ET

Winterlude First Weekend Highlights

An invitation to explore, discover, and celebrate what unites us as Canadians OTTAWA, Jan. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's Capital Region is ready to...

Jan 27, 2014, 19:07 ET

Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), to Announce His Attendance at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games

OTTAWA, Jan. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Our athletes are an enormous source of pride for all Canadians. That is why our Government is proud to provide...

Jan 27, 2014, 13:30 ET

Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), on the Announcement of the Nominees to the 2014 Canadian Olympic Ski-Cross Team

OTTAWA, Jan. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - I offer my heartfelt congratulations to the ski-cross athletes who have been named to the 2014 Canadian Olympic...

Jan 26, 2014, 19:30 ET

Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), on the Announcement of the Nominees to the 2014 Canadian Paralympic Snowboarding Team

OTTAWA, Jan. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - I am pleased to congratulate the athletes who have been nominated to represent Canada in para-snowboarding at the...

Jan 26, 2014, 13:30 ET

Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), on the Announcement of the Nominees to the 2014 Canadian Olympic Ski Jumping Team

OTTAWA, Jan. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - I offer my heartfelt congratulations to the ski jumping athletes who have been named to the 2014 Canadian Olympic...

Jan 23, 2014, 10:00 ET

Statement by Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), on Hayley Wickenheiser Being Named Canada's Flag-Bearer for the Opening Ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games

OTTAWA, Jan. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - On behalf of Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the Government of Canada, I would like to offer my most heartfelt...

Jan 22, 2014, 13:30 ET

Statement by Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), on the Announcement of the Nominees to the 2014 Canadian Olympic Long-track Speed Skating Team

OTTAWA, Jan. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - I offer my heartfelt congratulations to the long-track speed skating athletes who were named to the 2014 Canadian...