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Special Cabinet Meeting

Special Cabinet Meeting

Jan 2, 2005 / 6:58 am

Prime Minister Paul Martin has called a cabinet meeting for Sunday to deal Canada's response to the earthquake and tsunami that left at least 124,000 people...

Five Country Coalition

Five Country Coalition

Jan 1, 2005 / 10:48 am

Canada has joined a coalition of developed countries delivering relief to tsunami-struck south Asia. Prime Minister Paul Martin pledged Canada's commitment to...

New Diplomatic Practices

New Diplomatic Practices

Jan 1, 2005 / 7:58 am

Businesses Contribute Aid

Businesses Contribute Aid

Dec 31, 2004 / 12:36 pm

Huge numbers of workplaces across Canada have joined the escalating worldwide tsunami relief effort, donating tens of millions of dollars in cash, goods and...

Tsunami-hit Immigrants

Dec 30, 2004 / 4:56 pm

Canada will speed up its handling of immigration requests from people in tsunami-stricken areas of Asia who have close relatives in this country, Immigration...

Martin Plans For South Asia

Martin Plans For South Asia

Dec 29, 2004 / 2:24 pm

News Release Prime Minister Paul Martin today issued the following statement detailing federal government initiatives in response to the devastating earthquakes...

Aid Response Good

Aid Response Good

Dec 28, 2004 / 11:33 am

As Canadians agonized Monday over the fate of loved ones affected by monstrous tsunamis caused by the world's worst earthquake in 40 years, relief agencies said...

Newsmaker Martin

Newsmaker Martin

Dec 27, 2004 / 11:42 am

The ghost of scandal past has come back to haunt Prime Minister Paul Martin as he won another controversial minority victory - this time as Canada's Newsmaker...

System Overhaul Needed

System Overhaul Needed

Dec 26, 2004 / 12:53 pm

Queens Christmas Message

Queen""s Christmas Message

Dec 25, 2004 / 9:22 am

by HM. Queen Elizabeth II There is certainly much more to be done, and many challenges to be overcome. Discrimination still exists. Some people feel that their...

Storm Makes Travel Difficult

Storm Makes Travel Difficult

Dec 24, 2004 / 10:32 am

Holiday travel in eastern Canada continued to be difficult on Friday after a severe winter storm in Ontario and Quebec disrupted flights a day earlier.Full...

Hi Tech Santa

Hi Tech Santa

Dec 24, 2004 / 9:57 am

Let's hope Santa has a computer – because Canadian children seem to be firing off far fewer letters to the jolly old elf this year and a lot more e-mails....

Premier’s Actions Disrespectful

Premier’s Actions Disrespectful

Dec 23, 2004 / 4:11 pm

Statement by the Prime Minister “After unilaterally suspending discussions on the Offshore Accord agreement yesterday, Premier Williams today indicated that,...

Flags Lowered In Feud

Flags Lowered In Feud

Dec 23, 2004 / 2:07 pm

Newfoundland and Labrador's premier ordered the removal of all Canadian flags from provincial government buildings Thursday in retaliation for an offer from the...

Record Ecstasy Bust

Record Ecstasy Bust

Dec 22, 2004 / 12:35 pm

Police in Markham, just northeast of Toronto, say they've made the largest ever Canadian ecstasy bust, seizing drugs with a potential street value of half a...

Grow Op Board Game

Grow Op Board Game

Dec 21, 2004 / 12:00 pm

Forget Monopoly, forget Scrabble -- the hot new Christmas gift in Canada this year is a board game that lets the player run their own "BC Bud" marijuana...

Marriage Rate Steady

Marriage Rate Steady

Dec 21, 2004 / 6:00 am

Statistics Canada The number of couples who married in Canada in 2002 remained virtually unchanged from 2001, as did the nation's crude marriage rate. A total...

Martins Family Holiday

Martin""s Family Holiday

Dec 20, 2004 / 3:31 pm

Prime Minister Paul Martin's attempts to justify taking his family on holiday aboard a government jet are having an opposite effect, fuelling rather than...

Walkerton Brothers Sentenced

Walkerton Brothers Sentenced

Dec 20, 2004 / 10:29 am

Stan and Frank Koebel received their sentences Monday for their role in a deadly E. coli outbreak in a small Ontario town in May 2000. Former Walkerton, Ont....

Times Newsmaker Of The Year

Time""s Newsmaker Of The Year

Dec 19, 2004 / 11:33 am

Time Magazine has chosen Syrian-born Canadian Maher Arar- the Canadian who was wrongly accused of being a terrorist while in transit at JFK Airport in New York,...

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