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The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, stands at the Montréal-Trudeau airport with two Canadian border services officers and two detector dogs.
The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, stands at the Montréal-Trudeau airport with two Canadian border services officers and two detector dogs. CFIA - Government of Canada

Government takes action to prevent potential spread of African Swine Fever

By The Canadian Press
March 20, 2019 - 2:30pm

Sherbrooke, Quebec -- Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau has announced new funding of up to $31-million to increase the number of detector dogs at Canadian airports to help prevent illegally imported meat products from entering Canada.

Jill Manning, ARCHES Managing Director, presents at BRZ info session
Jill Manning, ARCHES Managing Director, presents at BRZ info session Lethbridge NewsNOW

Clean and Safe Downtown BRZ info session hears concerns from business owners, organizations

By Lara Fominoff @LaraFominoff on Twitter
March 19, 2019 - 4:48pm

LETHBRIDGE - The second "Clean and Safe Downtown Information Session" hosted by the city's Downtown Business Revitalization Zone attracted a variety of business owners, organizations and representatives from the Supervised Consumption Site (ARCHES), Lethbridge Police, Fire Depart

Finance Minister Bill Morneau and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
Finance Minister Bill Morneau and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau The Canadian Press

As deficit grows, the Federal Budget spends more on a wide variety programs

By The Canadian Press
March 19, 2019 - 3:33pm

OTTAWA --  The Federal Budget is expected to sink Canadians deeper into the red this year as the Liberal government plans to spend a windfall of new revenue.

The federal budget predicts a deficit of $19.8 billion for 2019-20, including a $3-billion contingency fund.

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