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  • New Passport Design for Canadians

      The Canadian government has unveiled a new passport design that features new artwork and state-of-the-art security features. The new passport will start rolling out later this summer. The new passport includes security features such as a polycarbonate data page—a technology similar to Canada’s driver’s licences. Passport holders’ personal information will now be laser engraved instead of being printed with ink, making the data page more durable and resistant to tampering and counterfeiting. Other features include a Kinegram over the…

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  • Plans Revealed for Disability Arts Venue in Calgary

    Designs for a new $12 million disability arts venue in Calgary have been unveiled by the National accessArts Centre (NaAC). Conceptual drawings and plans have been developed by Dialog, a previous collaborator with NaAC. The facility will include an art gallery, cafe, performance venues and outdoor gathering spaces. A multidisciplinary studio space will make up the heart of the building that will also feature a protected roof terrace, open office administration space for the 46-year-old organization, and a lower terrace that…

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  • Feds to Create Vaccination Passport for International Travel

    The federal government is collaborating with provinces and territories to develop a proof of vaccination that will facilitate cross-border travel, while reducing the risk of spread and importation of COVID-19. The plan is based on advice from public health officials with priority placed on the safety and security of all Canadians. “Thanks to the incredible progress that Canadians have made, our country is reopening — gradually (and) cautiously,” says Marco Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship. “This means that…

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  • Federal government invests in London International Airport infrastructure

    Press Release The quality of Canada’s transportation infrastructure and the efficiency of the country’s trade corridors are key to the success of Canadian firms in the global marketplace. The Government of Canada supports infrastructure projects that create quality middle-class jobs and boost economic growth. Today, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, on behalf of the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, announced an investment of $3.3 million for a project that will help local businesses compete by strengthening the safety and…

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  • Air Canada welcomes expanded Canada-Israel air transport agreement

    New air transport agreement opens door to increased service between Canada and Israel Air Canada welcomed the recent announcement by the Government of Canada and Government of Israel of an expanded air transport agreement between the two countries. With the revised agreement Air Canada will look to further expand its services between Canada and Israel. “Air Canada welcomes the expansion of the Canada-Israel air transport agreement as it will allow us to enhance our network and further advance our successful international expansion strategy. We look forward to increasing our services to Tel Aviv, which…

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