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Government of Canada announces new benefits and services for Veterans and families

March 18, 2015

Improvements respond to recommendations from Standing Committee, Veterans and stakeholders. The Honourable Erin O’Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, yesterday unveiled two new initiatives to improve benefits and services for Canada’s Veterans and their families. He announced a plan to enhance support for seriously injured Veterans by ensuring more Veterans will be eligible for a key […]


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Minister O’Toole strengthens benefits for reservists

March 13, 2015

Increased benefits for part-time Reserve Force Veterans ensure fair treatment for all Veterans March 13, 2015 – Halifax – Veterans Affairs Canada The Honourable Erin O’Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, and the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced part-time Reserve Force Veterans will have the support they deserve, […]


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Government of Canada announces enhanced lifetime support for injured Veterans and their families

March 9, 2015

New monthly benefit addresses significant gap for Canada’s moderately to severely disabled Veterans and survivors March 9, 2015 – Toronto – Veterans Affairs Canada The Honourable Erin O’Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, unveiled a proposed new financial benefit today aimed at providing financial stability to Veterans who are moderately to severely disabled and their families. […]


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MP Bev Shipley Announces Royal Assent of Agricultural Growth Act

February 27, 2015

News Release – Royal Assent MP Bev Shipley announces Royal Assent of Agricultural Growth Act Industry celebrates passage of act that will modernize Canadian agriculture February 27, 2015 – London, ON Bev Shipley, Member of Parliament for Lambton-Kent-Middlesex, on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, announced today that the Agricultural Growth Act (Bill C-18) received […]


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MP Bev Shipley and CFDC Announce Mainstreet Middlesex Programming

February 27, 2015

NEWS RELEASE February 27, 2015 CFDC ANNOUNCES TARGETED MAIN STREET MIDDLESEX PROGAMMING FOR 2015-2016 Parkhill, ON – Main Street Middlesex, the downtown revitalization program spearheaded by The Business Help Centre (CFDC) of Middlesex County, has returned to select downtowns for 2015-2016. In partnership with the municipalities of North Middlesex, Lucan-Biddulph, and Thames Centre, the CFDC […]


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MP Bev Shipley announces further steps to protect Canadian families from repeat violent criminals

February 27, 2015

February 27, 2015 Bev Shipley, Member of Parliament for Lambton-Kent-Middlesex, today highlighted Prime Minister Harper’s announcement that the Government of Canada will introduce legislation in keeping with the commitment made in the 2013 Speech from the Throne to further protect Canadian families by ending the practice of automatic early release for repeat violent criminals. The […]


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Government of Canada introduces legislation to strengthen rail safety and accountability

February 23, 2015

Changes include minimum insurance requirements, levies for crude oil shippers, and enhanced oversight and information-sharing. February 20, 2015 Ottawa Transport Canada The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today introduced legislation in the House of Commons that will enhance railway safety and make the rail industry and crude oil shippers more accountable to Canadians.. The […]


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