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Aug 07, 2013, 10:00 ET Minister of State Bal Gosal Announces Support for the 2013 Men's Pan American Cup (Field Hockey)

BRAMPTON, ON, Aug. 7, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), today announced funding for the 2013 Men's Pan American Cup...


Aug 06, 2013, 17:00 ET Minister Shelly Glover Announces Funding for FestiBlues International de Montréal

MONTRÉAL, Aug. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today announced funding for the...


Aug 02, 2013, 17:00 ET Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), on the Opening of the Sherbrooke 2013 Canada Summer Games

SHERBROOKE, QC, Aug. 2, 2013 /CNW/ - Over the next two weeks, around 3,400 young Canadian athletes will compete in 17 sport disciplines for the right ...


Jul 29, 2013, 10:00 ET Reappointment to the Canada Council for the Arts

GATINEAU, QC, July 29, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today announced the...


Jul 23, 2013, 19:00 ET Minister of State Bal Gosal Announces Support for the RBC Canadian Open

OAKVILLE, ON, July 23, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), today announced funding for the RBC Canadian Open, which is...


Jul 22, 2013, 16:49 ET Statement by the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, on the Occasion of the Birth of a Baby Boy to The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

OTTAWA, July 22, 2013 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada offers its warmest congratulations to the Royal Couple on the birth of their baby boy. The new ...


Jul 17, 2013, 12:28 ET Statement by the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, on the Death of Alex Colville

OTTAWA, July 17, 2013 /CNW/ - It was with great sadness that I learned of the death of Alex Colville, one of Canada's most gifted and iconic visual...


Jul 12, 2013, 12:30 ET Government of Canada Supports Sport Development and Participation in British Columbia

VANCOUVER, July 12, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), and the Honourable Coralee Oakes, British Columbia Minister of...


Jul 12, 2013, 11:32 ET Statement by the Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, on the Death of Gaétan Soucy

OTTAWA, July 12, 2013 /CNW/ - I was saddened to learn of the passing of Gaétan Soucy, a talented writer, whose works have won several awards. Born in ...


Jul 05, 2013, 13:00 ET Minister Moore Announces Investment to Create 2,500 Summer Jobs in Canadian Museums and Heritage Institutions

FORT LANGLEY, BC, July 5, 2013 /CNW/ - During the first ever Canada History Week, the Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and...


Jul 04, 2013, 13:30 ET Minister Moore Announces Major Partnership to Honour One of Canada's Greatest Heroes: Terry Fox

BURNABY, BC, July 4, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today announced a partnership...


Jun 30, 2013, 12:00 ET Statement by the Honourable James Moore on the Occasion of the Launch of Canada History Week

OTTAWA, June 30, 2013 /CNW/ - Every year on July 1st, Canadians from coast to coast to coast and around the world celebrate Canada Day. This year, on ...


Jun 21, 2013, 11:23 ET Statement by the Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, on the Launch of Celebrate Canada

OTTAWA, June 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Today marks the beginning of Celebrate Canada, an 11-day period of festivities taking place across Canada from June 21...


Jun 21, 2013, 10:02 ET Minister Nicholson Announces Support for the Commemoration of Laura Secord's Historic Walk

QUEENSTON, ON, June 21, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., Member of Parliament for Niagara Falls, Minister of Justice and...


Jun 20, 2013, 16:17 ET Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), Welcoming Royal Assent of Bill S-209, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (prize fights)

OTTAWA, June 20, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), today issued the following statement welcoming Royal Assent of...


Jun 17, 2013, 14:37 ET Appointment to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission

GATINEAU, QC, June 17, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today announced the appointment ...


Jun 17, 2013, 14:31 ET Appointment to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission

GATINEAU, QC, June 17, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today announced the appointment ...


Jun 15, 2013, 13:32 ET Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), on the Lifting of the Head Cover Ban by the Quebec Soccer Federation

OTTAWA, June 15, 2013 /CNW/ - On June 15, 2013, the Quebec Soccer Federation (QSF) lifted its head cover ban on the province's soccer fields. This...


Jun 14, 2013, 16:55 ET Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), on FIFA's Statement on Head Covers

OTTAWA, June 14, 2013 /CNW/ - On June 13, 2013, FIFA-the international governing body for the sport of soccer-sent a letter to the Canadian Soccer...


Jun 14, 2013, 11:30 ET Minister James Moore Announces Partnership Between The Manitoba Museum and the Canadian Museum of History

WINNIPEG, June 14, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today announced a partnership...


Jun 12, 2013, 11:00 ET Appointment to the Canadian Museum of Nature Board of Trustees

GATINEAU, QC, June 12, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today announced the appointment ...


Jun 11, 2013, 17:00 ET Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), on the Canadian Soccer Association's Decision to Suspend the Quebec Soccer Federation

OTTAWA, June 11, 2013 /CNW/ - On June 10, 2013, the Board of Directors of the Canadian Soccer Association moved to immediately suspend the Quebec...


Jun 11, 2013, 11:00 ET Minister Moore Announces New Programs to Support Canada's History

GATINEAU, QC, June 11, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today introduced a series of...


Jun 03, 2013, 16:10 ET Statement by the Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, on the Death of Mario Bernardi

OTTAWA, June 3, 2013 /CNW/ - It was with great sadness that I learned of the death of Maestro Mario Bernardi, a man whose talent and leadership in...


Jun 02, 2013, 17:15 ET Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), on the Selection of Host Cities for the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014

TORONTO, June 2, 2013 /CNW/ - As Minister of State for Sport, I am very excited for the four cities that will host the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup...