News Centre

A selection of news, press releases and events posted regularly:

  • Full cabinet list


    The federal cabinet announced Wednesday, May 18 - you can also view it by region or in our interactive graphic:

    Rob Nicholson, Justice
    Marjory Lebreton, Leader of the Government in the Senate
    Peter MacKay, National Defence
    Vic Toews, Public Safety
    Rona Ambrose, Public Works and Government Services Canada
    Diane Finley, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada
    Bev Oda, International Cooperation
    John Baird, Foreign Affairs

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  • A new cabinet remarkably like the old


    Canadians rejected change in the last election. Prime Minister Stephen Harper rejected change in his first post-election cabinet.

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  • Choreographer Crystal Pite from both sides now


    Seven-and-a-half weeks after having her first child, at a point when many new mothers are still trying to figure out how to get a shower every day, Crystal Pite hit the road. With baby Niko and partner Jay, she left Vancouver for Seattle, where her acclaimed dance company, Kidd Pivot Frankfurt RM, was performing Dark Matters. They went on to Los Angeles, Ontario, Germany and France, baby in tow.

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  • CBC funding secure, heritage minister says


    Conservative Heritage Minister James Moore says his government believes in the CBC as a key cultural institution and has no plans to cut its funding following his party's recent electoral victory.

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  • Toronto’s future culture shock


    Creative Capital Gains — a persuasive report that will be tabled at City Hall next week — is a wake-up call. Instead of being another plea from artists for more support, it focuses on the economy and shows that Toronto’s hopes for future prosperity depend on maximizing its cultural riches.


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