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CBC Sports partners with Curling Canada to stream five championship events

Curling Canada

CBC Sports partners with Curling Canada to stream five championship events Oct. 26, 2017 – CBC Sports and Curling Canada have reached an agreement that will see more coverage than ever before of five national championship events made available through CBC Sports digital platforms in each of the next five seasons, beginning this season. Live-streaming coverage of each event will ...

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Diwali Festival of Lights event sparkles with dance, music and memorable performances by Jassi Sidhu and Mickey Singh!

Diwali Festival of Lights 2017, Toronto (Photo by Ashish Singh)

Diwali Festival of Lights event sparkles with dance, music and memorable performances by Jassi Sidhu and Mickey Singh! The crowds got what they came for and more! The Diwali Festival of Lights presented by RBC in partnership with TELUS was a huge hit this past weekend on Oct 21 and 22nd. The Bramalea City Centre was buzzing with activity as ...

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New definition of age of dependants now in force – Expanded definition of dependent children will help more families stay together in Canada

Public Policy on the Age of Dependants

New definition of age of dependants now in force Expanded definition of dependent children will help more families stay together in Canada October 27, 2017 – Ottawa, ON – The Government of Canada has changed the definition of the age of dependents from “under 19” to “under 22,” fulfilling a key mandate commitment of the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and ...

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2017 GGBooks winners announced – Provocative, poetic, original: 14 books that will be on every reading list this year

CHERIE DIMALINE 2017 - GGBooks winner

2017 GGBooks winners announced Provocative, poetic, original: 14 books that will be on every reading list this year Ottawa, November 1, 2017 – The Canada Council for the Arts today announced the winners of the 2017 Governor General’s Literary Awards. From 70 finalists, the peer assessors have chosen 14 outstanding winning titles in English and French. With new work by established authors, illustrators ...

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Growing Canada’s Economic Future – Historic multi-year immigration plan sets out highest levels in recent history

Honourable Ahmed Hussen

Growing Canada’s Economic Future Historic multi-year immigration plan sets out highest levels in recent history November 1, 2017—Toronto, ON — For years, we’ve seen how immigration strengthens Canada by spurring innovation and economic growth, supporting diverse and inclusive communities. Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, announced the Government of Canada’s historic multi-year immigration levels plan that ...

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Canada PM Justin Trudeau on meeting with Modern Treaty and Self-Governing First Nations

Canada PM Justin Trudeau, Labour Day, nuclear weapon

Canada PM Justin Trudeau on meeting with Modern Treaty and Self-Governing First Nations November 1, 2017, Ottawa, Ontario – “Today, I had the honour of meeting with the Modern Treaty and Self-Governing First Nations to celebrate and reinforce our unique and enduring relationship,” said The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, when meeting with Modern Treaty and Self-Governing First Nations. “We know ...

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