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Completed Access to Information Requests – January 2012 Request Number Summary of Request Disposition Number of Pages Disclosed A-2008-00127 Records from January 2007 to September 2008 addressing issues related to: 1) funding for the 2010 cultural Olympiad and its adequacy and its scaled back nature; 2) concerns that the phased out arts and cultural programs being redirected or used towards paying for other programs, including non-cultural Olympic events like the Torch Relay and Road to Excellence program, as well as for promoting bilingualism at the Games and elsewhere; 3) what is considered
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Through engaging activities, students in grades 6 to 9 will identify significant people and events in Canada commemorated in the following treasures: National War Memorial (link to Lesson 1 PDF) (embed: www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUW5qWIBeP4) Peace Tower (link to Lesson 2 PDF) (embed: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8vTu1RkKvPw) Rideau Canal Locks (link to Lesson 3 PDF) (embed: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0iKfbnaKaCk) Famous Five Monument – “Women are Persons”(link to Lesson 4 PDF) (embed: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B_ClL3eYWjA) National Aboriginal Veterans Monument (link to Lesson 7 PDF) (embed:
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Official Languages - Publications and Research
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Canadian Heritage is pleased to invite residents and visitors to take part in the third and final weekend of the 36th Winterlude, the Capital Region’s winter celebration, which kicked off on January 31 and ends on Ontario Family Day, February 17, 2014.
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Child issues and priorities Six times annually The Healthy Child Manitoba Provincial Advisory Committee, chaired by a community volunteer, consults with civil society Manitoba Child Care Program Regulatory Review Committee Regularly The committee, made up of parents, child care providers (group, rural, urban, family, Francophone, Aboriginal), labour, Manitoba Child Care Association, and other government and non-governmental organizations with interests in child care, meets to discuss child care issues, review and advise on child care regulations, prioritize direction and outcomes for the Manitoba Child
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Since the foundation of the United Nations(UN), Canada has been firmly committed to the promotion of human rights within Canada and in the world. It has been said that UN conventions do not legislate rights, but recognize them and build upon them, principally by using moral suasion, education and public opinion. In this light, countries with good human rights records, like Canada, have a special responsibility: to contribute to this worldwide effort, not only by constantly affirming and protecting the rights of their own people, but by being seen to do so.
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The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), today announced that the Harper Government is providing additional enhanced excellence funding for a number of summer sports, in preparation for the upcoming 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games.
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Marriage and family life
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The International Policy and Programs Directorate is responsible for implementing the International Strategic Framework (ISF) for the Department of Canadian Heritage and its Portfolio partners in order to coordinate international activities in such priority areas as international cultural promotion and cultural trade, participation and social inclusion, as well as cultural and sport relations with China.
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The Intergovernmental Cooperation for Second-Language Learning component of the Enhancement of Official Languages Program aims to help provincial and territorial governments, directly or through the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC), to offer young Canadians activities enabling them to learn English or French as a second official language.
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