Daily Archives: May 22, 2015

Press Releases: Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Biswal Travel to China and Republic of Korea

Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Biswal will travel to Beijing, China and Seoul, Republic of Korea on May 26-30. There, she will meet with government officials, academics, and private sector leaders to discuss increased engagement and ongoing cooperation in South and Central Asia, including on relief and recovery efforts

Minister of State Uppal Celebrates Top Researchers, Encourages Brain Gain in Edmonton

May 22, 2015 – Edmonton, Alberta – Industry Canada The Honourable Tim Uppal, Minister of State (Multiculturalism) and Member of Parliament for Edmonton–Sherwood Park, on behalf of the Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), is celebrating four new Canada Research Chairs and one renewed Chair at the University of Alberta. Dr. Darren

Savona Dock and Boat Launch Upgrade Complete

Project possible thanks to federal Gas Tax Fund May 22, 2015 – Sanova, British Columbia– Infrastructure Canada Residents of Savona, along with representatives from the federal, provincial and municipal governments, today celebrated the grand opening of the community’s renewed park dock and boat launch. The boat launch is one of a limited number of public

Marking World Day, UN urges broader commitment to ‘ending obstetric fistula in our lifetime’

22 May 2015 – Obstetric fistula is a devastating yet completely preventable and, in many cases, treatable injury of childbirth, affecting at least two million women and girls worldwide and leaving them isolated from communities, the United Nations spotlighted ahead of the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula. “The fact that fistula persists primarily among