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Government of Canada Invests in Skills Training

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

Members of the media are invited to attend an important event with the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, to enhance skills training in the construction sector.

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Educational Training

Member of Parliament Colin Mayes and Parliamentary Secretary Greg Kyllo will recognize seven British Columbia businesses receiving a Canada Job Grant to train workers

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

Colin Mayes, Member of Parliament for Okanagan–Shuswap, on behalf of the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, and Greg Kyllo, Parliamentary Secretary for the BC Jobs Plan and MLA for Shuswap, will recognize seven British Columbia businesses receiving a Canada Job Grant to train workers.

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Education

Building Confidence At School With Downtime At Home

Posted September 23, 2014 by Sonya

By now we’ve all settled into the new school year. First week jitters have been replaced by familiar faces and learning expectations. We had our curriculum night this week and the teacher reminded us to support our kids at home. […]

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Educational Training

Statement by the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development

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

“Today marks the fifth Essential Skills Day, a day that raises awareness about the importance of workplace literacy and essential skills training. Essential skills, such as reading, writing and numeracy, are used in every job at different levels of com…

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Minister Rickford Concludes Successful Mission Promoting Canada’s Interests in Japan

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

The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, today concluded his first official visit to Japan, where he reinforced the economic and natural resource relationship between our countries.

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Educational Training

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

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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Educational Training

Students in British Columbia’s Kootenay Region to Benefit from Harper Government’s Investment in Training Program

Posted March 3, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, at the College of the Rockies, David Wilks, Member of Parliament for Kootenay¿Columbia, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced a $350,000 investment to expand the school’s industrial training programs.

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Educational Training

Minister Goodyear and MP Stanton Visit Lakehead University Orillia Campus

Posted January 12, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), and Bruce Stanton, Member of Parliament for Simcoe North, will tour Lakehead University’s Orillia Campus.

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Educational Training

Harper Government helps children access new playground at West Dalhousie School in Calgary

Posted April 17, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, along with the Honourable Diane Ablonczy, Member of Parliament for Calgary¿Nose Hill, today announced an investment to build a new accessible playground at West Dalhousie School in Calgary.

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Educational Training

Minister of State Wong to attend the official opening of the Pathways to Education Vancouver site

Posted March 26, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors) and Member of Parliament for Richmond, on behalf of the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, will give the opening remarks at the official opening of the Path…

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Building Nova Scotia’s Tidal Power Supply Chain

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

Tidal energy projects are taking off in the Bay of Fundy. Marine Renewables Canada (MRC) is offering workshops in locations across Nova Scotia for companies interested in exploring opportunities in the tidal energy supply chain.

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The Harper Government helps youth in Prince Edward Island get jobs

Posted June 12, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Harper Government is helping equip young Canadians in Prince Edward Island with the information, skills and work experience needed to get jobs. The announcement was made today by the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and Member…

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Educational Training

Government of Canada Invests in Skills Training

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

Members of the media are invited to attend an important event with the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, to enhance skills training in the construction sector.

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Educational Training

Government of Canada to Announce Skills Training for Print Industry

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

Members of the media are invited to attend an important event with Joyce Bateman, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, who will make an anno…

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Diabetes

What Are The Health Benefits of Intentional Weight Loss?

Posted July 24, 2015 by Arya M. Sharma, MD

To conclude this brief series on our new exhaustive review of the putative health benefits of long-term weight-loss maintenance, published in Annual Reviews of Nutrition, here is the summary paragraph of our findings: “Obesity is well recognized as a risk factor for a wide range of health issues affecting virtually every organ system. There is now considerable evidence that intentional weigh… Read More »

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Educational Training

The Honourable Alice Wong will announce the launch of the report from the Employer Panel for Caregivers

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

The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), and Stephen Shea, Ernst & Young LLP and Chair of the Canadian Employer Caregiver Panel, will announce the launch of the report from the Employer Panel for Caregivers.

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Educational Training

Media Advisory – Minister Rickford to make important announcement for Poplar Hill First Nation

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

Please be advised that the Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, along with Chief Alice Suggashie, will participate in a sod turning event for the cons…

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Harper Government to Announce Support for Skills Development and Training in Northern Alberta

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

Grande Prairie, Alberta, March 19, 2015 – Members of the media are invited to attend an announcement with Chris Warkentin, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Member of Parliament for Peace River, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, in support of skills development and training in Northern Alberta.

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Educational Training

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, along with the Honourable Ric McIver, Alberta Minister of Jobs, Skills, Training and Labour, will make an announcement about the Canada Job Grant

Posted October 8, 2014 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, will make an announcement about the Canada Job Grant.

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Educational Training

Harper Government Supports First Nations Economic Development

Posted December 11, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada is proud to support this week’s Links to Learning event, taking place in Vancouver, BC, December 9-11.

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Educational Training

Government of Canada helps youth in Saskatoon get jobs

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

The Government of Canada is helping equip youth in Saskatoon with the skills and work experience they need to find jobs. The announcement was made today by the Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State (Foreign Affairs and Consular) and Member of Parl…

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Educational Training

Governments of Canada and Ontario recognize Canada Job Grant recipient in Ontario

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

The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, and Joe Preston, Member of Parliament for Elgin¿Middlesex¿London, today announced that 15,600 workers in Ontario are receiving training thanks to funding provided through the Canada Job Grant. Approximately 2,200 employers have been approved for funding under the Canada Job Grant in Ontario.

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Educational Training

Government of Canada highlights ongoing commitment to seniors at the 10th annual NICE Knowledge Exchange Conference

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

The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), today highlighted the Government of Canada’s work to tackle issues facing seniors in Canada at the 10th annual NICE Knowledge Exchange Conference. This conference, hosted by the National Initiativ…

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Educational Training

Harper Government helps families save for their children’s post-secondary education

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

The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, today marked the end of the school year by highlighting the Harper Government’s continued commitment to enhancing access to post-secondary education by removing financial b…

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Educational Training

Government of Canada to Announce Support for Life Sciences Sector

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

Members of the media are invited to attend an important event with the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, where she will make an announcement to support the synthetic biology sector in Western Canada.

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Government of Canada to Announce Investment for Trades Training in British Columbia

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

Members of the media are invited to attend an important event with the Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for Delta – Richmond East, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, to benefit students entering the trades sector.

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Educational Training

Harper Government announces support to encourage under-represented groups to join longshoring industry

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

Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, announced support to encourage women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities to consider a career in the longshorin…

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Educational Training

Northern Organizations Partner to Improve Inuit Employment Skills

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

Innovative Inuit Learning and Development project provides valuable training to Nunavummiut.

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Educational Training

Minister of State Holder to Tour Innovation Park at Queen’s University

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

Event date: September 26, 2014-The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), will tour Innovation Park at Queen’s University. The Park supports the development and growth of entrepreneurs, start-ups and SMEs in the Kingston area…

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Minister Poilievre to announce number of new Canada Apprentice Loan recipients in British Columbia

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

The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, will announce the number of new Canada Apprentice Loan recipients in British Columbia at an event hosted by the British Columbia Institute of Technology.

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Educational Training

Government of Canada Highlights New Tax Cuts and Benefits for Canadian Families on National Child Day

Posted November 20, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, to mark National Child Day, the Government of Canada is reiterating its commitments to helping families prosper and making life more affordable for Canadian families. The Government of Canada is helping Canadian families give their children the …

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Educational Training

Harper Government to Announce Support for Safety Training

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

On February 6, 2015, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, will make an announcement that will enhance emergency management training.

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Educational Training

Member of Parliament Peter Van Loan and Member of Parliament Wladyslaw Lizon will announce support to help Canadians with disabilities find jobs

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

The Honourable Peter Van Loan, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Member of Parliament for York¿Simcoe, along with Wladyslaw Lizon, Member of Parliament for Mississauga East¿Cooksville, on behalf of the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development, will announce Government of Canada support to help Canadians with disabilities find jobs.

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Educational Training

Minister Poilievre , will deliver a speech on tax cuts, training and trade at an event hosted by the Regina Chamber of Commerce

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

The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, will deliver a speech on tax cuts, training and trade at an event hosted by the Regina Chamber of Commerce.

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Educational Training

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

Posted June 4, 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 with disabilities find jobs.

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Educational Training

Governments of Canada and Manitoba support skills training for older workers

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

MP Larry Maguire, on behalf of the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, along with Manitoba Minister of Jobs and the Economy Kevin Chief, today announced an investment of over $996,000 to help unemployed older wor…

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Educational Training

Harper Government Improves Access to Skills Training in B.C.’s Northwest Region

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

Today, Bob Zimmer, Member of Parliament for Prince George – Peace River, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced over $1,000,000 in funding for Northwest Community College (NWCC) to expand their Trades Training program.

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Education

Why Aren’t Girls Encouraged To Pursue This Career?

Posted October 2, 2014 by Sonya

When you ask girls what they want to be when they grow up we get all sorts of interesting answers. Sure we get mom, teacher, dancer, lawyer, doctor, hairstylist, fashion designer and many other great career options. As parents we […]

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Educational Training

Harper Government Supports International Association of Women Police Training Conference in Winnipeg

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

Today, the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, Regional Minister for Manitoba, and Member of Parliament for Saint-Boniface, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic …

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