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Jan 16, 2014, 14:08 ET Statement by the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, Shelly Glover, on the Nominations for the 86th Academy Awards

OTTAWA, Jan. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - I was thrilled to learn today that talented Canadians have been nominated for Academy Awards. Canadian artists and...


Jan 16, 2014, 09:50 ET Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), on the Announcement of the Nominees to the 2014 Canadian Olympic Women's Alpine Ski Team

OTTAWA, Jan. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - I offer my heartfelt congratulations to the women's alpine ski athletes who were named to the 2014 Canadian Olympic...


Jan 14, 2014, 12:45 ET Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), on the Announcement of the Nominees to the 2014 Canadian Olympic Cross-country Ski Team

OTTAWA, Jan. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - I offer my heartfelt congratulations to the cross-country ski athletes who were named to the 2014 Canadian Olympic Team....


Jan 13, 2014, 14:03 ET Commemorating and Honouring A Legacy of Service and Sacrifice

Canada unveils plans to commemorate the World Wars. OTTAWA, Jan. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Department of Canadian Heritage Minister of Canadian Heritage and...


Jan 12, 2014, 12:30 ET Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), on the Announcement of the Nominees to the 2014 Canadian Olympic Figure Skating Team

OTTAWA, Jan. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - I offer my heartfelt congratulations to the figure skating athletes who were named to the 2014 Canadian Olympic Team....


Jan 08, 2014, 12:00 ET Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), on the Announcement of the Nominees to the 2014 Canadian Olympic Men's Alpine Team

OTTAWA, Jan. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - I offer my heartfelt congratulations to the men's Alpine athletes who were named to the 2014 Canadian Olympic Team. The...


Jan 07, 2014, 11:40 ET Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), on the Announcement of the Nominees to the 2014 Canadian Olympic Men's Hockey Team

OTTAWA, Jan. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - I offer my heartfelt congratulations to the athletes who were named to the 2014 Canadian Olympic Men's Hockey team. The...


Jan 03, 2014, 13:15 ET Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), on Announcement of Some Nominees to 2014 Canadian Olympic Snowboard Cross and Slopestyle Teams

OTTAWA, Jan. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - I offer my heartfelt congratulations to the snowboard cross and slopestyle athletes who were named to the 2014 Canadian...


Jan 02, 2014, 16:15 ET Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), on Announcement of Nominees to 2014 Canadian Olympic Biathlon Team

OTTAWA, Jan. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - I offer my heartfelt congratulations to the biathlon athletes who have been named to the 2014 Canadian Olympic Team....


Dec 23, 2013, 14:34 ET Harper Government Supports Canadian Athletes as they Prepare for Sochi

OTTAWA, Dec. 23, 2013 /CNW/ - As Canada's athletes continue their preparations to go for gold at the upcoming Sochi 2014 Olympic and Paralympic...


Dec 23, 2013, 12:15 ET Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), on the Announcement of the Nominees to the 2014 Canadian Olympic Women's Hockey Team

OTTAWA, Dec. 23, 2013 /CNW/ - I offer my heartfelt congratulations to the athletes who have been named to the 2014 Canadian Olympic Women's Hockey...


Dec 19, 2013, 16:14 ET CANCELLATION - Media advisory - Minister of State Bal Gosal to speak at a TO2015 News Conference

Please be advised that due to the inclement weather that is expected to hit the GTA over the next 36 hours, the Pan Am Shooting Centre announcement...


Dec 19, 2013, 13:30 ET Harper Government Supports Sport Development and Participation in Ontario

OTTAWA, Dec. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), and the Honourable Michael Chan, Ontario Minister of Tourism,...


Dec 19, 2013, 11:00 ET Reappointment to the National Gallery of Canada

GATINEAU, QC, Dec. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today announced the...


Dec 19, 2013, 11:00 ET Appointment to the Canada Council for the Arts

GATINEAU, QC, Dec. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today announced the...


Dec 18, 2013, 14:00 ET Minister Shelly Glover announces funding for arts organizations in Manitoba

WINNIPEG, Dec. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today announced funding for nine...


Dec 18, 2013, 13:45 ET Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), on the Announcement of the Nominees to the 2014 Canadian Olympic Skeleton Team

OTTAWA, Dec. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - I offer my heartfelt congratulations to the Skeleton athletes who were named to the 2014 Canadian Olympic Team. The...


Dec 17, 2013, 13:48 ET Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), on the Announcement of the Nominees to the 2014 Canadian Olympic Luge Team

OTTAWA, Dec. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - I offer my heartfelt congratulations to the luge athletes who were named to the 2014 Canadian Olympic Team. The...


Dec 16, 2013, 10:45 ET Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), on the Announcement of the Nominees to the 2014 Canadian Olympic Bobsleigh Team

OTTAWA, Dec. 16, 2013 /CNW/ - I offer my heartfelt congratulations to the bobsleigh athletes who were named today to the 2014 Canadian Olympic Team....


Dec 16, 2013, 09:00 ET Minister Glover Unveils Program for the 36th Winterlude, Featuring Canadian Sports, Arts, and Winter Traditions

GATINEAU, QC, Dec. 16, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today unveiled the official...


Dec 13, 2013, 10:00 ET Government of Canada Invites Canadians to "Have Your Say" On Canada's 150th Celebrations

QUÉBEC CITY, Dec. 13, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today continued in Québec City ...


Dec 12, 2013, 18:55 ET Canadian Museum of History Act Receives Royal Assent

OTTAWA, Dec. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, is pleased to announce that the...


Dec 11, 2013, 10:23 ET Government of Canada invites Canadians to "Have your say" on Canada's 150th celebrations

TORONTO, Dec. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today launched pan-Canadian...


Dec 06, 2013, 14:00 ET Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), on the Announcement of the Members Nominated to the 2014 Canadian Paralympic Wheelchair Curling Team

OTTAWA, Dec. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - I am pleased to congratulate the athletes who have been nominated to represent Canada in wheelchair curling at the 2014...


Dec 06, 2013, 12:43 ET Media Advisory - Government of Canada Invites Canadians to Sign the Book of Condolences in Honour of Nelson Mandela

OTTAWA, Dec. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - Nelson Mandela was held in great esteem by Canadians. He was made an honorary Companion of the Order of Canada in 1998...