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05/29/2015 - 18:38
Media are invited to 8 Wing Trenton on Sunday for the arrival of approximately 100 members of the Disaster Assistance Response Team deployed on Operation RENAISSANCE as part of Canada's support to the Government of Nepal following the devastating earthquake in the region.
05/29/2015 - 17:36
The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), today announced support for UNICEF Canada's #HighFiveIt campaign, which will raise funds to help save children's lives in Haiti. Minister Gosal made the announcement during halftime at the Canada versus England international exhibition soccer match in Hamilton, Ontario, in the lead-up to the Women's World Cup.
05/29/2015 - 17:00
05/29/2015 - 14:45
The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) will participate in Exercise TRADEWINDS 15. This U.S.-led multinational exercise takes place in the Caribbean from May 31 to June 24, and involves several agencies responsible for maritime interdiction and ground security.

Enhancements to be made to Compassionate Care Benefits


Ottawa- Mark Stahl, MP for Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon highlighted Employment and Social Development Minister Pierre Polievre's announcement that proposes to increase financial support for individuals taking care of family members facing a significant risk of death.

World War II Veterans honoured in Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon


Chilliwack- At ceremonies held at Legions in Pemberton, Lillooet, Hope and Chilliwack, Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP, Mark Strahl presented 25 World War II Veterans with a limited-edition commemorative pin and certificate in recognition of their service and in honour of the 75 anniversary of Canada's engagement in the Second World War.

Applications now being accepted for Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program


Ottawa- Mark Strahl, MP for Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon announced today that applications are now being accepted for the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program.

The program will invest $150 million over two years to support projects that rehabilitate existing community facilities across Canada in celebration of the 150th anniversary of confederation.

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