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Harper Government Enhances Skills Training Opportunities in Northern Alberta

Posted March 19, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Chris Warkentin, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Works and Government Services, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced an investment of $230,300 to Grande Prairie…

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Supporting Aboriginal Language Instruction

Posted November 10, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada is providing $21,518 in funding to the Selkirk Friendship Centre so it can continue to offer Cree, Ojibway and Michif language lessons to community members. This funding is provided through Canadian Heritage’s Aboriginal Langua…

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The Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, along with Jeremy Harrison, Saskatchewan Minister Responsible for Immigration, Jobs, Skills, and Training, will announce Saskatchewan’s first Canada Job Grant recipient

Posted January 28, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Regional Minister for Saskatchewan, on behalf of the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, alongside the Honourable Jeremy Harrison, Saskatchewan Min…

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Harper Government to Announce Support to Increase Efficiency in the Trucking Industry

Posted January 22, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

On Friday, January 23, 2015, the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages and Member of Parliament for Saint Boniface, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversifica…

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Ministers continue to take action to help Canadians get the skills they need for available jobs

Posted November 21, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Labour market ministers from across Canada met today to build on their efforts to resolve labour market challenges and ensure that all Canadians can take advantage of economic opportunities. The Forum of Labour Market Ministers (FLMM) is co-chaired by …

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Governments of Canada and Alberta mark Canada Job Grant milestone

Posted January 13, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, along with the Honourable Ric McIver, Alberta Minister of Jobs, Skills, Training and Labour, today announced that over $1 million has been committed to train Albertans through …

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Harper Government Announces Winners of Canada’s Coolest School Trip Contest!

Posted April 9, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Rob Moore, Regional Minister for New Brunswick, Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency) and Member of Parliament for Fundy Royal, on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, announced today that Ms. Mélanie Doucet’s grade 8 class was the winner of this year’s Canada’s Coolest School Trip contest and a once-in-a-lifetime all-expense paid trip to Parks Canada places in Québec.

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Minister O’Toole will announce Government of Canada support to help young Canadians find jobs

Posted May 19, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Erin O’Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Member of Parliament for Durham, will announce Government of Canada support to help young Canadians find jobs.

The announcement is being made on behalf of the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, …

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The Honourable Bal Gosal will announce Government of Canada support to help young Canadians find jobs

Posted June 5, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport) and Member of Parliament for Bramalea-Gore-Malton, will announce Government of Canada support to help young Canadians find jobs.

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Harper Government Expands Training and Skills Development Opportunities for Women

Posted July 7, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced an investment of $2,097,375 to expand the Women Building Futures (WBF) Heavy Equipment Operator (HEO) Program.

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Government of Canada Investment Strengthens the Advanced Manufacturing and Aerospace Sectors in Victoria

Posted July 23, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced an investment of over $2,084,000 for two projects to support the advanced manufacturing and aerospace sectors in Victoria.

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Harper Government helps young people in Edmonton get jobs

Posted July 31, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Harper Government is helping equip young people in Edmonton with the skills and experience they need to find jobs. The announcement was made today by the Honourable Tim Uppal, Minister of State for Multiculturalism and Member of Parliament for Edmo…

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Minister Brison to Make Announcement in Elmsdale

Posted March 3, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Members of the media are invited to attend an event where the Honourable Scott Brison, President of the Treasury Board, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the…

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New Support for Workers and Business Takes Effect

Posted April 27, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, today encouraged employers to take advantage of extended Work-Sharing agreements that will help them retain workers during difficult economic times while also keeping them on the job. The Minister made the remarks at Heavy North Construction Ltd. in Fort McMurray – a current participant in the Government’s Work-Sharing program – and later hosted a roundtable discussion with various stakeholders in the Wood Buffalo area.

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Harper Government Congratulates Indspire Awards Recipients at 22nd Annual Gala

Posted February 27, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Mark Strahl, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, today offered congratulations to the recipients of the 2015 Indspire Awards while attending the annual gala being held in their honour.

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Minister Kenney addresses the Toronto Region Board of Trade about the Government of Canada’s plan to give the skills and training Canadians need for in-demand jobs

Posted November 6, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, delivered a keynote speech at the Toronto Region Board of Trade that focused on the Government of Canada’s Skills Agenda. This is the Government’s plan to give Canadians the sk…

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Former Coast Guard Ship to Benefit Marine Students

Posted January 20, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Vessel will be used in marine programs training at Memorial University

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About Fanshawe College

Posted March 6, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Fanshawe College of Applied Arts and Technology is a publicly funded college with a program focus in the areas of engineering, manufacturing, business management and information technology.

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The Honourable Tim Uppal, on behalf of the Honourable Jason Kenney, will highlight new measures which will help create opportunities for apprentices

Posted January 8, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Tim Uppal, Minister of State (Multiculturalism) and Member of Parliament for Edmonton–Sherwood Park, on behalf of the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, will highlight new financial measures which will help create opportunities for apprentices.

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Harper Government Helps Over 535 Youth in Toronto Get Jobs

Posted April 16, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Harper Government is helping equip youth in Toronto with the skills and experience they need to find jobs. Today, the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, along with John Carmichael, Member of Parliament for D…

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Government of Canada helps Canadians with disabilities in Brockville gain job skills

Posted May 1, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada is helping Canadians with disabilities gain the skills they need to become entrepreneurs. The announcement was made today by Gordon Brown, Member of Parliament for Leeds–Grenville, on behalf of the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development.

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Harper Government helps former and current members of Canadian military enter civilian job market

Posted May 22, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, along with Dan Albas, Member of Parliament for Okanagan–Coquihalla, announced an investment to help evaluate and recognize the skills and expertise of former and current members of the Canadian military, so they can get the right training for a civilian job. This successful program from the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) will also be expanded to other locations across Canada, including the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (Edmonton), Fanshawe College (London), triOS College (locations across Southern Ontario) and Memorial University (St. John’s).

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Harper Government provides new support to help science graduates secure good jobs

Posted June 21, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council, today announced a nearly $2 million increase in annual funding to Environment Canada’s Scienc…

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Minister Poilievre and Member of Parliament Jay Aspin will make an announcement regarding the 2015 Canada Summer Jobs program

Posted July 15, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, along with Jay Aspin, Member of Parliament for Nipissing–Timiskaming, will make an announcement regarding the 2015 Canada Summer Jobs program.

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Governments of Canada and Ontario celebrate success of Canada Job Grant with new funding announcement

Posted July 28, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Governments of Canada and Ontario celebrate success of Canada Job Grant with new funding announcement

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Increased conversation and engagement mark fifth annual Financial Literacy Month in Canada

Posted December 4, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

This year marked the 5th anniversary of November as Financial Literacy Month in Canada. #FLM2015 encouraged individuals to increase their financial skills and organizations from the public, private and non-profit sectors to offer resources, host worksh…

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Statement by the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development – Minister Duclos on Social Infrastructure

Posted April 5, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, made the following statement:
“Investments in social infrastructure will build stronger communities─ it’s about investing in people. The $3.4B investment in social infrastructure that was announced as part of Budget 2016 will be an integral part of our strategy to strengthen the middle class, promote inclusive growth for Canadians, and help lift more Canadians –including children and seniors– out of poverty. It offers immediate help to those who need it most and lays the groundwork for sustained, inclusive economic growth that will benefit Canada’s middle class and those working hard to join it.

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Parks Canada Recognizes Student Achievement at Provincial Heritage Fair

Posted May 20, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Parks Canada presented two speciality prizes and one Parks Canada award to four Island students at the Provincial Heritage Fair on May 19. The awards were presented to students for their outstanding projects on a national historic site on Prince Edward…

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Minister of State Candice Bergen to highlight the importance of education savings

Posted November 14, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development), will highlight the importance of saving for children’s post-secondary education during Financial Literacy Month at the Meridian Credit Union. She will also take part in the launch o…

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Governments of Canada and New Brunswick launch the Canada Job Grant to help New Brunswickers get jobs

Posted January 16, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development and Member of Parliament for Madawaska-Restigouche, on behalf of the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, along with the Honoura…

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Governments of Canada and Nunavut finalize agreements to help people in Nunavut get jobs

Posted September 22, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Member of Parliament for Nunavut, on behalf of the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, alo…

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Governments of Canada and the Northwest Territories launch the Canada Job Grant to help people in the Northwest Territories get jobs

Posted October 9, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, on behalf of the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, along with the Honourable Jackson Laf…

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Minister Shea, on behalf of Minister Kenney, along with Minister Docherty and Minister Roach will announce Government of Canada support to assist youth and help older workers and Islanders with disabilities get jobs

Posted December 12, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and Member of Parliament for Egmont, on behalf of the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, alongside the Honourable Valerie E. Docherty, PEI Minister of Commu…

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Prime Minister’s Volunteer Awards now accepting nominations

Posted April 13, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

To mark National Volunteer Week, the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development Canada, is announcing the launch of the call for nominations for this year’s Prime Minister’s Volunteer Awards.

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The Government of Canada will make an important announcement for Aboriginal people in Nova Scotia

Posted May 15, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Scott Armstrong, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister of Labour, and Member of Parliament for Cumberland–Colchester–Musquodoboit Valley, on behalf of the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, will make an important announcement for Aboriginal people in Nova Scotia.

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The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), will make an announcement regarding the cross-Canada New Horizons for Seniors Program

Posted May 28, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), will make an announcement regarding the cross-Canada New Horizons for Seniors Program.

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Harper Government welcomes agreement of Atlantic Provinces on apprentice harmonization

Posted June 30, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today I wish to congratulate the Council of Atlantic Premiers on continuing to lead the way in harmonizing apprenticeship training and improving labour mobility by signing the Atlantic Memorandum of Understanding Concerning Apprentice Mobility. As a r…

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Government of Canada helps young Canadians find jobs

Posted July 20, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Tim Uppal, Minister of State (Multiculturalism) and Member of Parliament for Edmonton–Sherwood Park, the Honourable Kevin Sorenson, Minister of State (Finance) and Member of Parliament for Crowfoot, and Peter Goldring, Member of Parliament for Edmonton East, will announce Government of Canada support that will help young Canadians find jobs.

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Harper Government Supports Innovation at the University of Manitoba

Posted July 29, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced an investment of $2.3 million for two projects at the University of Manitoba to support innovation in Western Canada.

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New Apparel Research and Development Facility Opens in Calgary

Posted January 28, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Western Canada’s first open-access apparel research and development facility officially opened in Calgary today. This new state-of-the-art facility will provide businesses with services to test, design and manufacture innovative apparel products for th…

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