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  Canada (03/07)
Canada joined the Organization of American States (OAS) in 1990 and hosted the OAS General Assembly in Windsor in June 2000, and the third Summit of the Americas in Quebec City in April 2001.
Canada is a strong proponent of the Ottawa Convention, which bans the use of anti-personnel mines.
Canada is a significant source for the United States of marijuana, as well as precursor chemicals and over-the-counter drugs that are used to produce illicit synthetic drugs.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/2089.htm   (4126 words)

  Minister of state (Canada) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
During the government of Jean Chrétien, ministers of state were often styled as secretary of state, considered junior to ministers of state, and were not members of Cabinet.
Under Chretien, the title "minister of state," with a specific policy responsibility, was usually given to either a Cabinet minister, in addition to his or her other responsibilities, or to the deputy prime minister, government house leader or leader of the government in the Senate.
Ministers of state are also members of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada, as is required for them to be a part of the ministry.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Minister_of_state_(Canada)   (579 words)

 Minister of State - Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Minister of State Ianno's legislative work has included the introduction of a Private Member's Bill calling for the creation of a permanent voters' list, an approach later adopted by the Government of Canada.
The Minister of State was also the President of the Canada-Portugal Parliamentary Friendship Association.
Minister of State Ianno was born in 1957.
www.sdc.gc.ca /en/cs/comm/sd/ministers/minister_of_state/biography.shtml   (504 words)

 Secretary of State (Canada) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Secretaries of State were MPs who were members of the Ministry and the Queen's Privy Council for Canada and legally were Ministers of State but were styled as secretaries.
Just as ministers of state, they were assigned to assist Cabinet ministers, but unlike ministers of state were not themselves members of Cabinet.
This generic usage should not be confused with the former cabinet positions of Secretary of State for Canada (1867-1996) and Secretary of State for External Affairs (1909-1995).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Secretary_of_State_(Canada)   (227 words)

 Minister of State - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Minister of State is a title borne by politicians or officials in certain countries governed under a parliamentary system.
Monaco: The Minister of State of Monaco is the principality's Head of government, subordinate to the Prince of Monaco and responsible for enforcing its laws.
Germany: Minister of State (Staatsminister in German) is the title given to a parliamentary secretary of state (a member of parliament serving as a political aide to a cabinet minister) serving in the Foreign Office or the Federal Chancellor's Office.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Minister_of_State   (1055 words)

 Canada's Head of State
Canada is a constitutional monarchy, and so its head of state is the monarch, the authority of whom has been delegated almost completely to the governor general since 1947.
Whereas the prime minister, as head of government, speaks for the political majority; the governor general, as head of state, speaks for the whole country.
Canada purposely chose to exclude the power to amend its own constitution from the Statute because, at the time, internal agreement could not be reached on an amending formula.
fraser.cc /FlagsCan/Nation/StateHead.html   (5451 words)

 Canada: Environmental Issues   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Canada’s growth in oil output, particularly recently, can be attributed to the development of oil sands in Western Canada, as well as to large oil projects off the coast of Newfoundland.
According to Canada’s Greenhouse Gas Inventory (CGGI), compiled by the Greenhouse Gas Division of Environment Canada, Canada’s GHG emissions decreased in 2001, the first year-on-year decrease since 1991.
Canada's carbon intensity, 0.19 metric tons of carbon per thousand $1995-PPP in 2001, was also the highest among industrialized economies.
www.eia.doe.gov /emeu/cabs/canenv.html   (1660 words)

 Remarks With Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Peter MacKay After Their Meeting
The United States has been pressing very hard in the Security Council to get movement on a number of issues, and most especially there needs to be movement on a blue-hatted force, planning for it, troop generation for it.
Canada has played a part, will play a part and are currently, as they are in the United States and other countries, assessing just what we can do to make the most difference.
Very briefly, I believe that Canada is in the position that we do support the international need to respond with one voice, the need to demonstrate to Iran that we very clearly want them to comply upon paying of sanctions.
www.state.gov /secretary/rm/2006/64545.htm   (2742 words)

 Minister of State (Public Health) Announces Funding for Six National Collaborating Centres to Strengthen Public Health ...
Minister of State (Public Health) Announces Funding for Six National Collaborating Centres to Strengthen Public Health in Canada
OTTAWA - The Minister of State for Public Health, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, today announced the establishment of developmental funding to bring six National Collaborating Centres (NCCs) for Public Health into full operational status.
Along with the creation of the Public Health Agency of Canada, the Public Health Network and the on-going consultation around Canadian public health Goals, the National Collaborating Centres are an integral part of the government's overall national strategy to strengthen the public health system in Canada.
www.phac-aspc.gc.ca /media/nr-rp/2005/2005_15_e.html   (478 words)

 Judicial Assistance in Canada
Canada''s accession to the Hague Convention on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extra-Judicial Documents in Civil and Commercial Matters (20 UST 361; TIAS 6638) provides a simple but indirect method for effecting service in civil and commercial matters when more direct means prove inappropriate or unfeasible.
Canada is not a party to any multilateral treaty on obtaining evidence, such as the 1970 Hague Convention on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters.
Although there are no rules in Canada which prohibit foreign tribunals or litigants from taking evidence from a willing person, the conduct of a hearing presided over by a foreign official or pursuant to a federal or state investigation remains subject to the consent of the Government of Canada.
travel.state.gov /law/info/judicial/judicial_682.html   (2606 words)

 Statement by the Honourable John Manley, Minister of Finance of Canada, to the IMFC Meeting, Washington, D.C., ...
Canada's strong performance is the result of a commitment to sound public finances and low and stable inflation, which made possible timely tax cuts and interest rate reductions.
Canada's accounting standards body is working to address the accounting issues raised by recent corporate scandals.
Canada attaches a high priority to the Fund's role in ensuring that such financial abuses do not threaten members' domestic sectors and the international financial system.
www.imf.org /external/am/2002/imfc/state/eng/can.htm   (2608 words)

 Tips for Travelers to Canada
Canada has signed an international agreement, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), to protect wild animals and plants and their parts or derivatives from over-exploitation in international trade.
If you arrive in a state that has limitations on the amount of alcohol you may bring in without a license, that state law will be enforced by CBP, even though it may be more restrictive than federal regulations.
Fruits and vegetables merely purchased in Canada are not necessarily admissible, i.e., citrus or tropical fruits such as mangos, which clearly were not grown in Canada because it does not have a climate that supports those crops.
travel.state.gov /travel/tips/regional/regional_1170.html   (6432 words)

 CNN.com - Powell, Japanese foreign minister discuss Asian security - January 26, 2001
State Department spokesman Richard Boucher said Powell stressed the importance of policy coordination with Japan and South Korea.
State Department officials said that while Japan acknowledged the importance of the U.S. presence in the region as necessary for regional stability, they raised the concern about the situation.
The United States has argued in the past that the amount of whales killed by Japan far exceed a reasonable level needed for research, the reason for which Japan has cited for its whaling.
archives.cnn.com /2001/ALLPOLITICS/stories/01/26/powell.japan   (802 words)

 Infrastructure Canada - Home
Advancing Canada’s productivity, increasing its competitiveness and enriching the quality of life in its communities are among the many tangible benefits of investing in Canada’s infrastructure.
Infrastructure Canada coordinates federal government efforts focused on cities and communities, and supports infrastructure initiatives across the country.
Through collaborative efforts in developing the knowledge base and research networks relating to infrastructure and cities and communities, Infrastructure Canada is also contributing to leading-edge public policy and decision-making.
www.infrastructure.gc.ca /index_e.shtml   (210 words)

 Canada Cabinet
Progressive Conservative MP 1984-93 and 1986-89 Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment 1989-91 Parliamentary Secretary to the Secretary of State of Canada and to the Minister of State (Multiculturalism and Citizenship) (b.
In 1989 Minister of Culture, 1989-94 Minister of Education and Science, 1994-95 Minister of Heath of Quebec.
The Privy Council Office is the Prime Minister’s department and the Cabinet Secretariat, and as Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs she is responsible for the cooperation with provincial and territorial governments.
www.guide2womenleaders.com /Canada_cabinet.htm   (1546 words)

 Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs on Iraq
I have asked Ministers travelling abroad to make a special effort to promote the quality of Irish produce and in particular to stress the stringent measures we are taking to protect against any threat of FMD in this country ”.
The Taoiseach was due to travel to Japan, to head up the largest ever trade delegation from Ireland but had to withdraw from the visit because of his discussions in Hillsborough on the NI peace process and his continued involvement in overseeing the effort to prevent an outbreak of FMD here.
The Minister for Agriculture Joe Walsh and Minister of State, with special responsibility for Food, Noel Davern are remaining in Ireland throughout the St Patrick’s period.
www.irelandemb.org /press/96.html   (525 words)

 Nebraska Secretary of State   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Chuansheng Liu is the Minister Counselor for Education, and was the first female minister appointed to lead the Education office on all matters related to education in the embassy.
He was in the United States to study issues of openness in government and freedom of speech.
March 4, 2004 The Secretary of State’s Office welcomed five visitors from Lithuania, hosted by the Salvation Army.  They were in the United States to learn more about different forms of government and the role of women in American politics.  Ms.
www.sos.state.ne.us /admin/protocol/foreign_visitors.html   (832 words)

 Bernie Boudreau Information
Boudreau was elected to the Nova Scotia House of Assembly from Cape Breton, and served as Minister of Finance.
In 1999, Prime Minister Jean Chrétien recommeded Boudreau for appointment to the Canadian Senate, and to the Canadian Cabinet as Leader of the Government in the Canadian Senate, in order to give the province representation in the government and in order to rebuild the federal party in the province.
Prior to the 2000 election, Boudreau was appointed Minister of State for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency.
www.bookrags.com /wiki/Bernie_Boudreau   (231 words)

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The news of her death reached her husband, then prime minister, while he was on a speaking engagement in the United States.
He never recovered from her loss, which is believed to have been a major factor in his resignation from the office of prime minister and from all public life less than a year later.
Cardinal Richelieu rose from his provincial post in Luçon to become France's Secretary of State for foreign affairs in 1616, and then on to head the royal council as prime minister of France in 1624.
www.lycos.com /info/prime-minister--united-states.html   (246 words)

 Ministry of Trade and Industry
Minister Valley graduated from the University of the West Indies (UWI) in 1971 with a BSc Economics Degree, with a major in Accounting, and is a Graduate of the M.B.A. (Masters in Business Administration) Programme at Mc Masters University in Canada.
She is currently serving as Minister of State in the Ministry of Trade and Industry, with responsibility for trade negotiations with the European Union and the World Trade Organisation.
Everyone who comes into contact with Minister Seukeran all say the same thing about her: she is an honest, down-to-earth person; a strong woman who is passionate about serving her country, and seeing Trinidad and Tobago develop into the First World Nation it could be.
www.tradeind.gov.tt /about_us/our_ministers.htm   (690 words)

 In The News:Canada’s Minister of State (Infrastructure and Communities) meets
On Monday, media are invited to attend a roundtable discussion at the University of Calgary between the Hon.
John Godfrey, Minister of State (Infrastructure and Communities), and students and professors of the U of C Faculty of Environmental Design.
Godfrey previously served as Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister with special emphasis on cities, from December 2003 to May 2004.
www.ucalgary.ca /mp2003/news/sept04/evds-minister.html   (250 words)

We face increasing challenges from the proliferation of these weapons of mass destruction to hostile states and terrorist groups.
The most fundamental duty of a state is to protect its people.
But the member states of the Council have sometimes failed the innocent.
www.un.org /webcast/ga/58/statements/canaeng030923.htm   (1272 words)

 ArriveNet Press Releases : Government : Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Toronto, Canada -- (ArriveNet - Dec 01, 2005) --InteractiveVoices, (http://www.InteractiveVoices.com), the voice-over marketplace, is home to an enormous number of Canadian voice-over talent, many of whom will be hired to represent political partie...
The Government of Canada and the Government of Quebec Reach an Agreement in Principle for $1.340 billion over Five Years...
Message from Her Excellency the Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson Governor General of Canada on the occasion of Aborigi...
press.arrivenet.com /government/sub.php/Canada   (482 words)

 Canada values our diverse youth
Minister of state Augustine joins in the celebration of the Caribbean Potpourri ...
The Minister of State spoke to approximately 500 members of the Hamilton community, representatives from multiculturalism groups, youth groups and the general public in attendance at the gala.
Minister of State Augustine added, "I am proud to be here representing the Government of Canada at an event that showcases our country's rich cultural mosaic."
Canada's Multiculturalism Policy promotes full and equitable participation of people of all origins in Canadian society, as well as interaction between diverse individuals and communities.
www.canadianheritage.gc.ca /newsroom/index_e.cfm?fuseaction=displayDocument&DocIDCd=4N0076   (380 words)

 Canada Ministers
1989-91 Parliamentary Secretary to the Secretary of State of Canada and to the Minister of State (Multiculturalism and Citizenship)
1995-2001 Deputy Minister of Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Janice Cochrane
Minister of Culture and the Francophonie in Quebec 1989-94.
www.guide2womenleaders.com /canada_Ministers.htm   (4110 words)

 U.S. Secretary of State Rice to visit Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The accord is intended to strengthen security co-operation between the three North American neighbours, while fostering co-operation on a wide range of trade and regulatory issues to safely speed the flow of goods between the three countries.
Critics in Canada and the U.S. say the partnership could compromise the sovereignty of both countries, and that the accord is a part of a covert way to create a common currency for North America.
But the U.S. State Department has said that it is not interested in creating a North American Union, akin to the European Union, or encouraging its neighbours to adopt the U.S. dollar.
www.canada.com /saskatoonstarphoenix/story.html?id=8f8f0fdc-cf9e-421e-93c7-507aae96ccf3&k=52122   (406 words)

 Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative or U.S. Canada Border Crossing
It is estimated that fifty-six percent (56%) of same-day travelers from the United States, forty percent (40%) of same-day travelers from Canada, fifty percent (50%) of overnight travelers from the United States, and thirty percent (30%) of overnight travelers from Canada do not possess a passport.
A recent report prepared by Conference Board of Canada for the Canadian Tourism Commission estimates that this passport requirement would result in 3.5 million fewer trips into the United States from Canada by 2008 with a related loss of $785 million in potential tourism revenue.
NCSL also looks forward to working with the Prime Minister of Canada, the Deputy Prime Minister/Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness and the Minister of Foreign Affairs in Canada, as well as to the Governors, Premiers and legislative leaders of the states and provinces that share these common borders.
www.ncsl.org /standcomm/scecon/WHTIResolutionDec2005.htm   (697 words)

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