ROYAL CANADIAN MINT STRIKES GOLD AND SILVER COINS FOR THE CANONIZATION OF POPE JOHN PAUL II

March 27, 2014

Ottawa, Ontario, March 27, 2014 – The year 2014 marks the canonization of Pope John Paul II and the Royal Canadian Mint is commemorating this historic event by striking pure gold and pure silver collector coins. The coins were unveiled today at ceremonies in Mississauga, Ontario and Saguenay, Quebec as well as the Canadian Embassy ...


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MP OPITZ’S STATEMENT ON BEING SANCTIONED BY RUSSIA

March 25, 2014

(March 24, 2014 – Ottawa, ON) Member of Parliament Ted Opitz (Etobicoke Centre) made the following statement on being sanctioned by Russian President Vladimir Putin: “To be included on this list is a validation of Canada’s strong stance on condemning Russia’s illegal aggression against Ukraine. “Canada and its G-7 partners have spoken with one voice ...


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Affordable Housing Complex Benefits from Renovation Funding in Toronto

March 7, 2014

Toronto, Ontario – The governments of Canada and Ontario joined the City of Toronto today to celebrate the renovation of two rental housing buildings for low-income families, located at 2667 and 2677 Kipling Avenue. Ted Opitz, Member of Parliament for Etobicoke Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development); Shafiq ...


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MPs OPITZ AND BEZAN RETURN FROM UKRAINE

March 3, 2014

(March 3, 2014 – Ottawa, ON) Members of Parliament Ted Opitz (Etobicoke Centre) and James Bezan (Selkirk-Interlake) arrived in Ottawa Sunday evening following the official Canadian mission to meet with the new transition Government of Ukraine, which was led by Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird. Upon their return they issued the following joint statement: “We ...


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PRIME MINISTER STEPHEN HARPER TO SEND CANADIAN DELEGATION TO UKRAINE

February 26, 2014

Introduction Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced that Canada will be sending a delegation to Ukraine on February 28, 2014. The Canadian delegation, which will include parliamentarians, community leaders and government officials – led by John Baird, Minister of Foreign Affairs – will meet with members of the anticipated Ukrainian transitional government and civil society. ...


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