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Helene Klodawsky's documentary Grassroots in Dry Lands premieres January 27 in Toronto. Intercultural Dialogue Institute sponsoring screenings in cities across Canada.

Filmed in Palestine, Israel and Jordan, Helene Klodawsky's InformAction Films/National Film Board of Canada co-produced documentary Grassroots in Dry Lands about grassroots social change in the Middle East is premiering in Toronto on January 27, as part of a series of public screenings across Canada organized by the Intercultural Dialogue Institute (IDI).
National Film Board

Be careful before you buy the so called free beauty samples

The trap of free sample/trial

They are quite sophisticated in their scheme and understand SEO hence all the good reviews when googling. They regenerate the product names and change sites once business slows down. And they will launch Google Adsense campaigns from time to time.
https://www.dermacella.com/trial.php?categoryid=5

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You were thus only charged the full price, once the full 14 days had elapsed, in line with our policies. 

PLEASE NOTE: Customers may NOT return used goods for a refund, once the 14-day trial has expired.

According to our return polic…

New Apparel Research and Development Facility Opens in Calgary

Western Canada's first open-access apparel research and development facility officially opened in Calgary today. This new state-of-the-art facility will provide businesses with services to test, design and manufacture innovative apparel products for the consumer apparel and industrial protective clothing markets.
Western Economic Diversification Canada

Minister Dion to travel to Ukraine and to meeting of Global Coalition to Counter Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant

The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that he is visiting Kyiv, Ukraine, from January 31 to February 1. He will then head to Rome, Italy, to attend a ministerial meeting of the Small Group of the Global Coalition to Counter the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) on February 2.
Global Affairs Canada

The Government of Canada Invests in Mining Research

The Government of Canada and the International Minerals Innovation Institute (IMII) today announced that the IMII, on behalf of its potash industry and provincial government members, has entered into research funding agreements with the University of Regina and the University of Saskatchewan. These agreements will see the development of the Mining Materials Research Cluster in Saskatchewan, which will conduct research into the corrosion of materials used in the fabrication of mineral processing and mining equipment used in Saskatchewan's potash industry.
Western Economic Diversification Canada

CBSA 2015 year in review for southern Manitoba

In their continued commitment to keeping our borders safe and secure, Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) officers in southern Manitoba executed 172 seizure actions of various goods, including weapons, drugs, and child pornography last year. They also refused entry to those with criminal histories and those seeking entry to Canada for illegitimate reasons. Officers arrested ten people for suspicion for impaired driving and 23 others on outstanding warrants.
Canada Border Services Agency

Government of Canada restoring fairness and balance in the Canadian labour policy landscape

The Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, P.C., M.P., Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, and her Parliamentary Secretary, M.P. Rodger Cuzner, along with Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Pablo Rodriguez, today announced that legislation to repeal Bills C-377 and C-525 has been introduced. If passed, this will help restore balance in workplace relations.
Employment and Social Development Canada

CBSA in Calgary releases highlights from 2015

In their continued commitment to keeping our borders safe and secure, Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) officers in Calgary have had a busy year processing nearly 2.2 million travellers and over 22,700 flights.
Canada Border Services Agency

CBSA in Edmonton releases highlights from 2015

Throughout 2015, Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) officers at the Edmonton International Airport were busy processing over 850,000 travellers in 8,450 flights while ensuring the safety and security of Canada.
Canada Border Services Agency

National Energy Board Releases Canada's Energy Future 2016: Energy Supply and Demand Projections to 2040

Today, at a speech to the Toronto Region Board of Trade, National Energy Board (NEB) Chair and CEO Peter Watson released Canada's Energy Future 2016: Energy Supply and Demand Projections to 2040. The report is the only publicly available Canadian long-term energy outlook that includes all energy commodities in all provinces and territories.
National Energy Board

CBSA 2015 year in review for southern Alberta

In their continued commitment to keeping our borders safe and secure, Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) officers in southern Alberta seized 51 undeclared firearms last year, representing the largest annual total since 2012. In one case at the Carway border crossing on May 3, officers seized three undeclared firearms – including two handguns – from a storage compartment underneath a bed in a travel trailer. The Coutts border crossing recorded the most firearms seizures (39) out of any border crossing in Western Canada.
Canada Border Services Agency

Canadian Armed Forces mark 10 years at the beginning of Operation CARIBBE 2016

Her Majesty's Canadian Ships (HMCS) Moncton and Summerside departed Halifax today to participate on Operation CARIBBE 2016, marking the start of Canada's 10th year of contributions to Op MARTILLO - the multinational campaign against transnational criminal organizations in the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean.
National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces

Governments Help Maple Syrup Producers Recover from Extreme Weather Events

Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay and Nova Scotia Agriculture Minister Keith Colwell today announced an investment of up to $950,000 to help Nova Scotia maple syrup producers with the recovery costs to re-establish sap collection systems damaged by excessive snowfall during the winter of 2015.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Atlantic Canadian Musicians Shine on the World Stage

Atlantic Canadian music professionals will have the chance to showcase their talents and develop new business alliances with international industry representatives during the 2016 Eastlink East Coast Music Week, thanks to an investment of $200,000 from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA). The Honourable Mark Eyking, MP for Sydney-Victoria, made the announcement today on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency. The non-repayable contribution, through ACOA's Business Development Program, will support ECMA's International Export Buyers Program and assist with the hosting of East Coast Music Week.
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

Government of Canada Invests to Enhance Tourism and Boost Economic Growth in the Township of Lake of Bays

The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor, today announced an investment of $45,000 to enable the Township of Lake of Bays to create a business development and growth strategy for Dorset's waterfront area and the community's downtown core.
FedNor,Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Port of Quebec Deep-Water Multipurpose Wharf Project - Beauport 2020: Federal Funding Allocated to Participate in the Environmental Assessment

The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has allocated a total of $194,017.65 to 13 applicants to assist their participation in the federal environmental assessment of the Port of Quebec Deep-Water Multipurpose Wharf Project - Beauport 2020 Project, located in Quebec.
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency

Bonhomme Carnaval on the Plains!

The 64th edition of the Québec Winter Carnival will take place from January 29 to February 14, 2016. For the occasion, The National Battlefields Commission invites you to come meet Bonhomme this Sunday, January 31 at 1:45 p.m. He will be with us prior to the departure, from the south entrance of the Plains of Abraham Museum, of the popular guided tour - The Snowshoer. Take advantage of this opportunity to reserve your tour and obtain a $2 discount upon the presentation of your Carnaval effigy. Tour the park wearing traditional-style snowshoes in the company of Amédée, or his wife, and learn about the winter history of the Plains. Are you interested in ending the day in warm premises? Drop by the Plains of Abraham Museum and visit the new Battles | 1759-1760 exhibition. It will creatively immerse you in the battles of the Plains of Abraham and Sainte-Foy.
National Battlefields Commission

Maple House Centre Delivers More Than Great Baked Goods

The freshly made baked goods prepared daily at Maple House Centre in West Prince are enjoyed from Tignish to Summerside. Community Inclusions Ltd., the non-profit group that owns and operates the facility has developed an expansion plan to improve its services for clients and customers, and help ensure the sustainability of the organization.
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

Eastern Shore Eco-Learning Centre Benefits from Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program

The Deanery Project on Nova Scotia's Eastern Shore will be strengthened thanks in part to Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program (CIP 150) funding announced today by the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA).
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

Beaver Dam Mine Project: Federal Funding Available

The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is making available funding to support participation of the public and Indigenous groups in the federal environmental assessment of the Beaver Dam Mine Project, located in Marinette, Nova Scotia.
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency

Buying foreclosure houses

You can make a good deal out of foreclosures. First of all you should make a finest research when you find the ideal home and spend enough time before spending money. There are many real estate agents available to offer foreclosure homes at the best rates so you need a lot of time to research.The important thing is learning about the area as well as getting pre-approval for certain mortgages. When you buy foreclosure houses, sometimes the lender may adjust the buying price and offer some discounts to you.There are lots of foreclosure sellers available that ready to give attractive homes to the buyers. First, you should check the condition and inspecting the house before buying because some unattractive houses are offered with the largest discounts by the flexible lenders. So, you must do finest research and get some estimates about the repairs of the house that could save a big amount of money. Make sure you obtain all essential information before buying a foreclosure home carefully.

Sledge Hockey in Bridgewater Generates International Attention

The eyes of the world are trained on Bridgewater as high-performance sledge hockey players from Canada, the United States, Russia and Korea get ready to take to the ice this weekend for the Bronze and Gold Medal matches of Hockey Canada's 2016 World Sledge Hockey Challenge.
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

Government of Canada Moves Forward on Critical Upgrades to Canadian Coast Guard Vessels

The Honourable Judy M. Foote, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, in partnership with the Honourable Hunter Tootoo, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, today announced a contract of $6.2 million awarded to Wärtsilä Canada Inc. for the design and supply of two new propulsion control systems to upgrade two Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) 1100 class vessels: the Canadian Coast Guard ship (CCGS) Ann Harvey and the CCGS Sir William Alexander.
Government of Canada

STEM skills key to knowledge jobs of the future

Actua, a national charity that promotes science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning in youth, found an ally in the Government of Canada today as Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan addressed delegates at their annual conference in Ottawa. Minister Duncan, who since taking office has become a national champion for STEM promotion, told the group of about 70 delegates that she looks forward to working with Actua and similar organizations.
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Government of Canada announces College Research Funding

Colleges and polytechnics across Canada are receiving nearly $6 million in federal support through the Community and College Social Innovation Fund (CCSIF) to address a range of social issues, including poverty, community safety and local economic development.
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

Minister Duncan Explores Wonders of the Ontario Science Centre at Instagram Event

The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, today attended the #EmptyOntarioScienceCentre event hosted by Instagram and the Ontario Science Centre. She gave opening remarks before exploring the Centre alongside dozens of Toronto-area Instagrammers. The Minister's visit coincided with the launch of her ministerial Instagram account, @ScienceMin.
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Minister Jim Carr Completes First Trip to Atlantic Canada as Minister of Natural Resources

The Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of Natural Resources, met with key leaders in the energy, mining and forest sectors, and Indigenous and environmental groups, while in Atlantic Canada. This visit supports the Government of Canada's priority of strengthening relationships to increase opportunities for Canada's natural resource sectors.
Natural Resources Canada

Record Research Funding for Livestock and Forage Sectors

Today the federal and provincial governments announced more than $7.8 million in funding for 26 livestock and forage research projects. This record livestock and forage-related investment through the Agriculture Development Fund (ADF) includes the renewal of five-year core funding for the Prairie Swine Centre and the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

New Canadian initiative will support investment in emerging markets

Bringing together public and private investors around opportunities in emerging markets, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, and the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today applauded the launch of the Convergence investment platform.
Global Affairs Canada

NFB RECEIVES 19 CANADIAN SCREEN AWARD NOMINATIONS

National Film Board of Canada (NFB) productions and craftspeople have received 19 nominations at the Canadian Screen Awards, presented by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, recognizing excellence in film, television and digital media.
National Film Board

Winter Training for 2nd Canadian Division Units

Exercise RAFALE BLANCHE 2016, which began this week and will end on February 19, 2016, will be held in the Valcartier training areas and in the municipalities of Nicolet and Bécancour with the participation of 5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (5 CMBG) units based in Valcartier.
National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces

Ajax Mine Project: Public Comments Invited

The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is conducting a federal environmental assessment of the proposed Ajax Mine Project, located near the City of Kamloops in British Columbia.
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency

Third Construction Season Underway on the Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk Highway

The third winter of construction is now underway on the Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk Highway to the Arctic coast in the Northwest Territories. This key piece of transportation infrastructure will create economic growth in the Beaufort Delta region by providing all-weather highway access to Tuktoyaktuk, which is currently only served by ice road, barge, and air.
Infrastructure Canada

Government of Canada Investment Helps Boost Tourism and Creates Youth Employment in Northern Ontario

The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor, today announced the results of a FedNor investment aimed at maximizing the tourism potential of the Algonquin park region. Over the past year, The Friends of Algonquin Park developed outreach programs to educate and inform tourists, transcribed historical audio files, and created an electronic database for archive documents, artifacts and photographs that help capture and promote the history of Algonquin Park.
FedNor,Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Government of Canada partners with provinces and territories to lower cost of pharmaceuticals

The Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, today announced that the Government of Canada's federal drug plans will join the pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance (pCPA). The pCPA negotiates lower prices for Canadians on brand name drugs and works to reduce the cost of generic medications as well.
Health Canada

2016 AgriInsurance Changes Benefit Manitoba Producers

The Canada and Manitoba governments are supporting AgriInsurance changes giving producers higher coverage at a lower cost for 2016, Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay and Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister Ron Kostyshyn announced today.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

The Chief of the Defence Staff announces Canadian Armed Forces General and Flag Officer senior appointments, promotions, and retirements

General Jonathan Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff, is pleased to announce the initial list of Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) General and Flag Officer senior appointments, promotions and retirements that will occur in 2016. These officers lead the CAF in defending our country's values, interests, here at home and abroad.
National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces

Governments Support Projects and Research Using Biomass Energy

The Canada and Manitoba governments are providing up to $500,000 for 12 projects that will increase the use and development of biomass fuels, Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay and Manitoba Agriculture, Food, and Rural, Development Minister Ron Kostyshyn announced today.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Federal Government releases report of the External Panel on Options for a Legislative Response to Carter v. Canada

Today, the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, together with the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, publicly posted the final report of the External Panel on Options for a Legislative Response to Carter v. Canada.
Government of Canada,Health Canada,Justice Canada

Work now complete on improvements to modernize Buckingham's drinking water facility

Stéphane Lauzon, Member of Parliament for Argenteuil–La Petite-Nation, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and Alexandre Iracà, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Education, Higher Education and Research, and Member for Papineau, on behalf of Pierre Moreau, Quebec Minister of Municipal Affairs and Land Occupancy, today celebrated the completion of a project to modernize the drinking water facility in Buckingham. Mr. Lauzon and Mr. Iraca also took the opportunity to recall that the City of Gatineau received $29,748,638 under the federal Gas Tax Fund and the Government of Quebec's contribution for this project.
Infrastructure Canada

Dr. Brian Rowe assumes the position of Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health

Dr. Alain Beaudet, President of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), along with CIHR's Governing Council, announced today the appointment of Dr. Brian H. Rowe, a University of Alberta clinician-scientist, as incoming Scientific Director of CIHR's Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health. This appointment took effect on January 1, 2016.
Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Joint Task Force-Ukraine Welcomes New Commander

Today, Lieutenant-Colonel Tim Arsenault assumed command of Joint Task Force-Ukraine (JTF-U) from Lieutenant-Colonel Jason Guiney during a ceremony which took place at the International Peacekeeping and Security Centre in Starychi, Ukraine, as part of Operation UNIFIER, Canada's military training mission in Ukraine.
National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces
Having a Diet Rich in Fiber Leads to a Better and Deeper Sleep

Canada extends condolences following deaths of Canadians in Ouagadougou

The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today issued the following statement concerning the deaths of more than 20 civilians, including six Canadians, in yesterday's terrorist attack in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Global Affairs Canada

MTO solicits NRC's expertise to investigate damaged Nipigon River Bridge in northwestern Ontario

The Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) has reached out to the National Research Council (NRC), Canada's "go-to" research and technology organization, to help in their efforts to determine the cause of the failure of the Nipigon River Bridge, an essential connection of the Trans-Canada highway in northwestern Ontario and Ontario's only cable-stayed bridge.
National Research Council of Canada

Canada Gains Market Access for Pork to India

Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay and Minister of International Trade Chrystia Freeland announced today that effective immediately, the Government of Canada has secured export market access for Canadian pork and pork products to India. The Canadian pork industry estimates that gaining access to this new market could be worth $2 million in the first year, with growth in future years, as demand for value-added products is expected to increase.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada,Global Affairs Canada

Minister Mihychuk talks youth, jobs and global best practices

The Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour attended the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Policy Forum on the Future of Work and the Employment and Labour Ministerial Meeting on January 14 and 15 at the OECD Headquarters in Paris, France.
Employment and Social Development Canada

Over $700,000 for upgrades to the drinking water treatment and supply system in Saint-Fortunat

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, Pablo Rodriguez, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and Quebec Minister of Forests, Wildlife and Parks and Member of the National Assembly for Huntingdon Lotbinière–Frontenac, Laurent Lessard, on behalf of Pierre Moreau, Quebec Minister of Municipal Affairs and Land Occupancy, today announced that the Municipality of Saint-Fortunat will benefit from funding of $205,344 under the federal Gas Tax Fund and the Government of Quebec's contribution for upgrades to the drinking water treatment and supply system in Saint-Fortunat. Minister Lessard also took the opportunity to announce funding of $502,392 from the Quebec Municipal Infrastructure Program, bringing the total combined funding amount from the federal and provincial governments for this project to $707,736.
Infrastructure Canada

Wheat class modernization plan moves ahead

The Canadian Grain Commission's plan for modernizing Canada's wheat class system will move ahead with the implementation of 2 new classes and the elimination of 3 other classes in 2016, as well as variety designation changes in 2018.
Canadian Grain Commission

Sharing, Hearing and Empowering: Canadian Women in Leadership Roles

Hundreds of entrepreneurial, pre-executive and executive women attending the second annual SHEday conference heard the Honourable Bardish Chagger, Minister of Small Business and Tourism, speak about the impact that women-owned business have on the Canadian economy. Minister Chagger highlighted the importance of prominent inspirational female leadership among Canadian entrepreneurs. She also encouraged entrepreneurs to learn more about the Government of Canada's programs aimed at helping businesses innovate, export and grow.
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Canada's Tourism Ministers Support Marketing Campaign in the U.S. to Boost Travel and Tourism

Enhancing the competitiveness of Canadian tourism and fostering cooperation across Canada were the key themes today at the Canadian Council of Tourism Ministers' meeting, which was co-chaired by the Honourable Bardish Chagger, Minister of Small Business and Tourism, and the Honourable Ron Lemieux, Manitoba's Minister of Tourism, Culture, Heritage, Sport and Consumer Protection.
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Minister MacAulay Makes Official Visit to Washington D.C.

The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, today marks his first visit to Washington D.C., with a focus on strengthening Canada's long-standing, bilateral partnership with the United States, while advancing the interests of Canadian agricultural producers, processors and exporters.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Inauguration of new infrastructure at the La Seigneurie wastewater treatment plant in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield

Salaberry de Valleyfield, January 14, 2016 – Pablo Rodriguez, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and Stéphane Billette, Chief Government Whip and Member of the National Assembly for Huntingdon, on behalf of Pierre Moreau, Quebec Minister of Municipal Affairs and Land Occupancy, participated today in the inauguration of new wastewater treatment infrastructure at the La Seigneurie wastewater treatment plant in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield. Government representatives took the opportunity to recognize provincial and federal investments in the project of more than $14 million.
Infrastructure Canada