Government News

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  • PM announces intention to provide new funding for Child Advocacy Centres

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced the Government of Canada’s intention to provide new funding for Child Advocacy Centres (CACs) to help support young victims of crime.
  • Protecting Our Children

    Our Government remains committed to keeping our streets and communities safe for Canadian families while standing up for victims of crime.
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the retirement of the Honourable Mr. Justice Marshall Rothstein

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the announced retirement of the Honourable Mr. Justice Marshall Rothstein: 

    “I would like to thank Mr. Justice Rothstein for his decades of distinguished service to the Canadian judiciary.

  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the death of Senate Speaker Pierre Claude Nolin

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement after learning of the death of Senate Speaker Pierre Claude Nolin:

    “Laureen and I were deeply saddened today to learn of the passing of Senate Speaker Pierre Claude Nolin.

    “Speaker Nolin was a strong and clear voice dedicated to serving Quebecers and all Canadians, and he did so as a member of the Upper Chamber for over 21 years. Throughout a long public career, Senator Nolin never lost track of the higher interests of his fellow citizens.

  • PM to meet with Filipino President Benigno Aquino III

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper welcomed the news that Benigno Aquino III, President of the Philippines, will visit Canada in early May.
  • PM announces tax cut for small businesses

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced that the Government is building on its record of strong support for job-creating small businesses by further reducing their taxes.
  • Small business tax rate reduction

    The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring the continued success of Canadian businesses and promoting the creation of high-quality jobs.
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Israel’s Independence Day

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement in celebration of Yom Ha’atzmaut, or Israel’s Independence Day:

    “Tonight at sundown marks the 67th anniversary of the founding of the State of Israel – the realization of the Jewish people’s longstanding dream to establish a modern Jewish state in their historic homeland.

  • PM welcomes ninth report of the Advisory Committee on the Public Service

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today welcomed the 9th report of his Advisory Committee on the Public Service. The Advisory Committee is made up of a group of recognized leaders with a broad range of experience in government, business and academia providing expert external advice to help the Public Service serve the Government and Canadians into the future.
  • PM announces Governor General’s visit to the United States

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced that His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will travel to Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota, Chicago, Illinois, and Detroit, Michigan, in the United States (U.S.) from April 26 to 30, 2015.
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