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Youth Justice Fund

Posted September 25, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Youth Justice Fund was established in the 1990s as part of the Youth Justice Renewal Initiative, and provides grants and contributions funding for projects across Canada. The Youth Justice Fund has a budget of approximately $4.5 million each year.

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Harper Government invests in Personalized Job Readiness Support for Youth from Pessamit

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

The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs, Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, on behalf of the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Aff…

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Harper Government Supports Skills Training in Northeast Saskatchewan

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

Members of the media are invited to attend an important announcement with Randy Hoback, Member of Parliament for Prince Albert, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, in support of skills tr…

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Minister Uppal announces the launch of the Canada Apprentice Loan in Alberta to help apprentices complete their training

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

The Honourable Tim Uppal, Minister of State (Multiculturalism), on behalf of the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, today announced the launch of the new Canada Apprentice Loan, an important initiative that provide…

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Enough said…

Posted March 26, 2015 by Norm Farrell

This comic conveys my disgust at people who diss teachers and try to shortchange education. What is wrong with you? pic.twitter.com/P5lQDTuCgP— Doug Coupland (@DougCoupland) June 18, 2014Please, take time to scroll through my writings on educatio…

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Government of Canada expands passport services in Chatham, Ontario

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

The Government of Canada today announced the opening of passport receiving services within the Service Canada Centre in Chatham, Ontario, located at 120 Wellington Street West. This will allow for increased capacity and efficiency for the Government of…

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Minister Leitch concludes successful visit to India

Posted January 14, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, concluded a successful working visit to India. In Delhi, the Minister met with her Indian counterparts, the ministers responsible for labour and women’s iss…

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Governments of Canada and British Columbia support skills-training programs

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

The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, along with the Honourable Shirley Bond, Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training and Minister Responsible for Labour for British Columbia, applauded the completion of …

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Support for Ojibway Language Lessons

Posted October 8, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Government of Canada provides funding for classes offered by the Waabinong Head Start Family Resource Centre

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A review of 2014 at Employment and Social Development Canada

Posted December 23, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

“Our Government remains focused on what matters to Canadians: creating jobs, economic growth and long-term prosperity for all Canadians. Our Jobs Agenda will help fix the paradox of too many people without jobs and too many jobs without people,” said M…

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Government of Canada takes action to help newcomers get jobs in their field faster

Posted October 24, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister for Multiculturalism, today announced the creation of the Panel on Employment Challenges of New Canadians as part of the Government of Canada’s action plan to impro…

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Prosperity Initiative Milestone Event – George Brown College Green Building Centre Grand Opening

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

Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you all for joining us today at the new site of the George Brown College Green Building Centre. It’s my pleasure to be here to mark an important milestone.

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Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan announce the first Canada Job Grant recipient in Saskatchewan

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

The Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Member of Parliament for Battlefords¿Lloydminster, on behalf of the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, along with the Honourable Jeremy Harrison, Saskatchewan Minister Responsible for Immigration, Jobs, Skills, and Training, today issued Saskatchewan’s first Canada Job Grant to DynaIndustrial, a heavy industrial custom fabrication company.

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Harper Government celebrates the potential of young women and girls on International Women’s Day

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

Minister Leitch announces “Strong Girls, Strong World” project and highlights the Government’s new Girls Advisory Council

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Remarks by Lucie Tedesco, Commissioner of the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada at Economic Club of Canada panel discussion on entrepreneurs and financial literacy

Posted November 26, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

• As Minister Sorenson noted, the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) is at the centre of the national effort to improve the financial literacy of Canadians.

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Cinq activités cools pour préparer la rentrée scolaire

Posted August 18, 2014 by Martine Gingras

Bientôt la rentrée! Les enfants ont hâte de revoir leurs amis, bien sûr, mais la rentrée apporte son lot de changements qui peuvent être source d’angoisse et d’inquiétude (même pour ceux qui adorent l’école): nouveau prof, nouvelle classe et, surtout, … Suite

Cet article Cinq activités cools pour préparer la rentrée scolaire est apparu en premier sur Banlieusardises.

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Federal Government supports program to assist at-risk youth in Toronto

Posted September 25, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, Justice Minister Peter MacKay announced $499,805 in funding to the Agincourt Community Services Association. The funding will help the organization develop and deliver a series of workshops to assist youth in learning new skills and coping mech…

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Government of Canada Supports Skills Training in Canada’s West

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

Members of the media are invited to attend an announcement with Dan Albas, Member of Parliament for Okanagan-Coquihalla, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, to support training for skille…

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The Honourable Pierre Poilievre will speak at a luncheon hosted by the Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

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

The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, will speak at a luncheon hosted by the Edmonton Economic Development Corporation.

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Minister Poilievre highlights government priorities to help families prosper and ensure Canadians get the skills and training needed for the jobs of today and tomorrow

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

The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, addressed the Canadian Home Builders’ Association’s annual conference today and highlighted the Harper Government’s priorities to help Canadians get the skills they need f…

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Harper Government’s Investments in Colleges Driving Innovation and Opportunities

Posted December 2, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

During a keynote address today, the Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), highlighted the successes of Canadian colleges, cégeps and institutes in boosting business and social innovation to create more prosperous Canadian communities.

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Free Online Courses For Obesity Management

Posted March 25, 2015 by Arya M. Sharma, MD

Over the past few months, I have been working with mdBriefCase, a major provider of free online accredited continuing medical education, to produce interactive modules for obesity management. The modules are aimed at practitioners working in primary care and pharmacists and align closely with the Canadian Obesity Network’s 5As of Obesity Management framework. The accredited course (Mainpro M… Read More »

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Minister of State Wong promotes new retirement income calculator during Financial Literacy Month

Posted November 13, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State for Seniors, officially launched today the newly redesigned Canadian Retirement Income Calculator (CRIC). The CRIC is an online tool that provides Canadians with retirement income information, including info…

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Minister Kenney talks skills training and jobs with the Canadian Electricity Association

Posted November 5, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, delivered a keynote speech today at the Canadian Electricity Association’s Annual Occupational Health and Safety Awards.

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Harper Government Invests in Saskatchewan Manufacturing Sector

Posted March 18, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Members of the media are invited to attend an event with the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, in support of growing the western manufacturing sector through the establishment of the Saskatchewan Manufa…

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Governmental Investments to Build an Elementary School and 20 Housing Units in Northern Quebec

Posted October 15, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Improvement of Educational Infrastructure for Youth from the Cree Nation of Wemindji

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The Deadlines to Apply for, Redeem, and use Personal Credits have been Extended

Posted December 17, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, today welcomed the decision of the Supreme Court of British Columbia to grant Canada’s request for an extension to the deadlines to apply for, redeem, and use Personal Credits.

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Minister of State Holder to Speak at Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada Conference

Posted October 24, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Event date: October 27, 2014 – The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), will deliver a keynote address at this year’s Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada conference.

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Government of Canada and Pikangikum First Nation Mark the Completion of a Multi-Unit Housing Project and the Start of Construction on a New School

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

On behalf of Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, Greg Rickford, Minister of Natural Resource and Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, today marked Pikangikum First Nation’s awarding of a contract …

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Harper Government invests in Personalized Job Readiness Support for First Nation Youth

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

Rob Clarke, Member of Parliament for Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River, on behalf of the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, announced that 120 First Nation youth associated with the Agency Chiefs Tribal Council in Saskatchewan will receive personalized job readiness supports.

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Harper Government Works to Create Opportunities for Urban Aboriginal Youth in the Yukon

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

Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, in partnership with the National Association of Friendship Centres, today announced support for the Skookum Jim Friendship Centre in their work to address barriers urban Aborigi…

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The Honourable Fabian Manning, Senator for Newfoundland and Labrador, on behalf of Minister of State for Social Development Candice Bergen, will announce investments to help people receive training and better access to jobs

Posted November 27, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Fabian Manning, Senator for Newfoundland and Labrador, on behalf of the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development, will announce Government of Canada investments to three organizations in Newfoundland and Labrad…

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Tips From A Tutor: Helping Your Kids With Homework

Posted November 13, 2014 by Anonymous

Written by Natalie Ast For a few years, in between graduating from University and moving on to law school, I was a tutor in Toronto for French Immersion and English students. I had the chance to work with a variety […]

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Harper Government Announces Support to Build Capacity of BC’s Creative Industries

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

Cathy McLeod, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Labour and for Western Economic Diversification, and Member of Parliament for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Divers…

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Minister Kenney talks jobs and skills with employers at the Halifax Chamber of Commerce

Posted November 7, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

In a speech to the Halifax Chamber of Commerce, the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, highlighted how government and industry must work together to ensure Canadians have the skills and training needed for jobs in d…

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Minister MacKay to Make a Funding Announcement

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

The Honourable Peter MacKay, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Central Nova, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, will make a funding announcement.

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Harper Government to Announce Support for Skills Training

Posted October 2, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – October 3, 2014 – Members of the media are invited to attend an event with the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, in support of increased skills training opportunities at the Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies’ Saskatchewan Aviation Learning Centre.

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Minister Raitt announces the launch of the Canada Apprentice Loan in Ontario to help apprentices complete their training

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

The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, on behalf of the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, today while on a tour of Sheridan College announced the launch of the new Canada Apprentice Loan, an Economic Act…

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SATs? Scholarships? What You Need To Know About U.S. Colleges

Posted March 24, 2015 by Sonya

We sometimes joke around about our kids one day going to Harvard, that’s the dream isn’t it? But then we really started to think if something like that is really a possibility for Canadians? How do you go about it? […]

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