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Enabling Accessibility Fund – New Workplace Accessibility Stream Announced

By A Correspondent

The Government of Canada is inviting small businesses and social enterprises to apply for funding through the Enabling Accessibility Fund for projects that will increase accessibility for Canadians with disabilities in workplaces across the country.

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Wounded Soldiers, Hungry Kids Not Harper Priorities

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By Ralph Goodale *

To Stephen Harper, nothing is more important that slashing the size and -- wherever possible -- the very existence of the Government of Canada. There is no higher purpose, no greater priority.  All government is bad, according to his ideology, so the less of it, the better.

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New Scholarships to Honour Nelson Mandela

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By A Correspondent

Canada recognizes the importance of a strong and effective public sector in advancing sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction. To this end, on December 11, 2013, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced, in honour of Nelson Mandela, announced support for several new scholarships that will allow gifted Canadian students as well as early career public sector professionals from Africa to pursue further studies in Canada.

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Parent and Grandparent Visa Program Gearing Up For Re-launch

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Reuniting families and reducing backlogs in Canada’s immigration system

By cutting immigration backlogs and wait times, the Government is bringing families together more quickly, Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander announced on December 18.

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Bill to Modernize Regulation of Legal Profession Passes Final Vote

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Government Passes its 11th Bill in 2013

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Ontario is helping to ensure legal services are more effective and accountable with the Modernizing Regulation of the Legal Profession Act, which on December 10 passed Third Reading.

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Creating Jobs in Ontario's High Tech Sector

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Ontario Partners With Cisco Canada to Help Create Up to 1,700 New Jobs

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Ontario is partnering with Cisco Canada to launch the largest job-creating investment in the history of the province's tech sector.

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Supporting Small Businesses Act Passes Final Vote

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Ontario Reducing Costs for Small Businesses

Ontario is increasing opportunities for 60,000 small businesses, charities and not-for-profit organizations to grow and save money starting Jan. 1, 2014.

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Beginning of A Novel Experiment in Politics

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Dr Sandeep Pandey *

With the formation of Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi the country is going to witness a novel experiment in politics. The first target has been the VIP culture. Arvind Kejriwal has refused to accept security, beacon fitted vehicle and a government bunglow not only for himself but all his ministers. In a country where most people become politician to avail of all these facilities it is going to be a trend setting decision. In fact, the facilities given to people’s representatives and bureaucrats should be drastically cut down. This is an unnecessary wastage and burden on the tax payer.

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Dragon Boat Challenge Presented by CIBC

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By A Correspondent

CIBC team won GOLD medal on September 8, 2013 during ‘GWN Dragon Boat Challenge’.

The location was: Western Beaches Watercourse at Marilyn Bell Park. This world class venue has recently been host to a number of elite dragon boat events, including the 2006 World Club Crew Championships, 2007 Central Region Race Off: World Championship Qualifier, and the 2008 Canadian National Championships.

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Is Aam Admi Party A Hope?

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By S. Mohammed Irshad *

The results of the 2013 assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chatisgrah and Delhi could have been a normal exercise of parliamentary democracy, however, this time the results were significantly political due to the presence of the Aam Admi Party (Common People's Party). Otherwise, there would not have much political significance for the results. The political significance is the manifesto and the responsibility of the AAP to implement and do justice to their promise.

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Condemning India And Flattering The U.S.

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By Vidyadhar Date *

True, Devayani Khobragade, the Indian diplomat, deserves some flak. One can understand the virulent criticism leveled against her by some critics. But how come some of these worthies are so desperate to give a clean chit to the U.S. when this is totally unwarranted. And some have circulated a video ridiculing Devayani which is in very poor taste. She is shown dancing like a demon, as a sub-human figure. The Americans are shown as good guys in the video.

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OCTOBER 2017

Vol. 12 - No. 3










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