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New Heritage Lighthouse Designations Active Pass Heritage Lighthouse and Estevan Point Heritage Lighthouse

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

The Government of Canada today announced the designation of two other lighthouses in British Columbia under Canada’s Heritage Lighthouse Protection Act: Active Pass and Estevan Point lighthouses.

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Ensuring Employment Insurance program reflects local economies in the territories

Posted February 18, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada is announcing changes to the Employment Insurance (EI) program to better reflect the fact that the economy in northern Canada is amongst the strongest in the country and to align the administration of the EI program in the Nort…

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Harper Government Invests in Mining Sector Skills Training for Aboriginal Workers in Northern Ontario

Posted April 4, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Hundreds of Aboriginal workers in Ontario will gain the skills necessary to help them secure jobs in the mining sector through a local investment by the Government of Canada.

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Minister Fantino Announces New Training Partnership with Veterans Group

Posted May 1, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today announced Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) will partner with the Army, Navy and Air Force Veterans in Canada (ANAVETS) to provide ANAVETS staff and volunteers with training on VAC programs…

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Government of Canada takes action to help internationally trained health professionals get jobs

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

Mr. Wladyslaw Lizon, Member of Parliament for Mississauga East-Cooksville, on behalf of the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, today announced over $380,000 for a project to help internationally trained health profe…

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Harper Government Supports Innovative Pilot Program Assisting Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder Obtain Employment in the IT Industry

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

Today, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, together with the Honourable Mike Lake, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Industry and Member of Parliament for Edmonton-Mill Woods-Beaumont, announ…

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Government of Canada helps new Canadians get jobs faster

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

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister for Multiculturalism, announced over $3.3 million in funding to the Government of British Columbia to improve foreign credential recognition so that internationally…

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Increasing Food Security and Promoting Public Health Project ($5 million over five years)

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

Canada is contributing $5 million over five years to this project, which the Université Laval has been implementing since 2013 in close partnership with key Haitian institutions, including the State University of Haiti, Fondation CHIBAS – Haiti, and ministries of agriculture and public health.

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Harper Government invests in medical imaging research at University of Saskatchewan

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

Doctors may soon have a much-improved window into the inner workings of their patients thanks to new wireless video software and hardware used in electronic “pills”. This technology was developed by the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) and commercia…

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PM announces continued support for education in Jordan

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

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced that Canada will provide continued support for education to help Jordan cope with the influx of child refugees from Syria. The announcement was made in Amman, Jordan, during the Prime Minister’s first offic…

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Minister Rempel and MP Richards to Attend Official Opening of the SAIT-AIM Centre for Innovation

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

On Friday, March 7, 2014 the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, along with Blake Richards, Member of Parliament for Wild Rose, will provide remarks at the official opening of a new innovation centre for …

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Ka Ni Kanichihk Training and Resource Centre Benefits from Investment by Harper Government

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

Joy Smith, Member of Parliament for Kildonan-St. Paul, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced support for the Ka Ni Kanichihk Training and Resource Centre in Winnipeg under the Com…

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Harper Government to Announce Support for New Opportunities within the Aerospace Sector

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

On Tuesday, May 20, 2014, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, will announce funding for a new facility in Winnipeg which will increase skills development and technology commercialization.

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Governments of Canada and New Brunswick finalize agreements to help New Brunswickers get jobs

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

Three agreements have been signed by the Government of Canada and the Government of New Brunswick to help connect Canadians with available jobs.

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Harper Government Announces Support for Northern Lakes College’s Power Engineering Program

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

Northern Lakes College will expand its facilities for power engineering students, thanks to Government of Canada support announced today by the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, together with Chris Wark…

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Northlands College funding announcement: Meeting the skills shortage in Northern Saskatchewan’s mining industry

Posted July 30, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring that Canadians have the skills, knowledge and experience they need to find jobs in the rapidly growing mining industry. To this end, on July 30, 2014, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced $2.5 millio…

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Can a Non-Profit Urban Food Initiative Alleviate Food Insecurity?

Posted August 19, 2014 by Arya M. Sharma, MD

Healthy eating (especially produce) is well out of reach for many who have hungry mouths to feed (despite ivory tower experts who proclaim that you can eat healthy for under $2 a day if you only follow their “tips”). As food insecurity is certainly one of the key drivers of obesity especially within the lower […]

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The Honourable Jason Kenney will make an announcement related to the Canada Job Grant

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

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister for Multiculturalism, and the Honourable Thomas Lukaszuk, Minister of Jobs, Skills, Training and Labour for Alberta, will make an announcement related to the Canad…

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Rideau Canal Heritage Corridor Visitor Experience Opportunities Concept (VEOC)

Posted January 31, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

In the summer of 2013, with the support of the Member of Parliament for Leeds-Grenville, Gord Brown, a steering committee was formed by representatives from the Rideau Roundtable, United Counties of Leeds and Grenville, Parks Canada, Valley Heartland C…

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Canadian delegation returns from successful visit to Germany and England

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

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, today wrapped up a six-day visit to Germany and England to study the countries’ training models.

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Harper Government Improves Trades and Apprenticeship Programs at SIAST

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

Students and apprentices enrolled in seven training programs at the four Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology (SIAST) campuses across the province will have improved access to leading-edge industrial equipment and computer technolog…

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Harper Government to Make an Announcement in Support of Canada’s Economy

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

Event date: June 13, 2014 - The Honourable Kevin Sorenson, Minister of State (Finance), and Lawrence Toet, Member of Parliament for Elmwood¿Transcona, will be at St. Joseph the Worker Parish and School in Winnipeg, Manitoba, to highlight Economic Action Plan 2014 and to announce an investment in students and teachers through Digital Canada 150, a plan for Canada’s digital future.

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Minister of State Gosal to Speak at the Ceremony to Launch the One-Year Countdown to the Toronto 2015 Pan American and Parapan American Games

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

TORONTO – The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), joined by the Honourable Joe Oliver, Minister of Finance, will speak during the ceremony to mark the start of the one-year countdown to the Toronto 2015 Pan American and Parapan American Games on Friday.

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Social Security Agreement between Canada and the Federative Republic of Brazil

Posted August 1, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister for Multiculturalism, has announced that the Agreement on Social Security between Canada and the Federative Republic of Brazil comes into force today, August 1, 201…

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Minister Fast Pleased to Announce New Education Agreements with Peru

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

The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, today witnessed the signing of two agreements between Canadian research universities and the Peruvian Ministry of Energy and Mines that will strengthen skills development and build capacity in th…

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Harper Government Supports Economic Opportunities for Women in Ontario

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

Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, announced more than $2.8 million today for women’s economic prosperity.

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Government of Canada Taking Action to Create Jobs and Address Skills Shortages

Posted April 4, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, spoke at the Canadian Home Builders’ Association National Conference about how the Government of Canada is creating jobs and helping alleviate regional and sectoral skil…

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Harper Government partners with Olds College to establish the Apparel Innovation Centre in Calgary

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

Today, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced $2,986,500 to support the Olds College Apparel Innovation Centre in Calgary.

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Harper Government Delivers Computers and Digital Skills Training to Communities Nationwide

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

Hundreds of thousands of young people will be given access to digital learning opportunities that they otherwise would not have had, thanks to an investment by the Government of Canada.

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Harper Government Announces Support for Northern Lakes College’s Power Engineering Program

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

Northern Lakes College will expand its facilities for power engineering students, thanks to Government of Canada support announced today by the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, together with Chris Wark…

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Agriculture

Harper Government Invests in Agri-Food Industry

Posted August 6, 2014 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 BC’s agri-food industry.

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Canada Contributes to Increasing Food Security and Promoting Public Health in Haiti

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

Today, Paul Calandra, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister and for Intergovernmental Affairs, on behalf of the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, visited an important initiative that is inc…

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Minister Kenney leads Canadian delegation to Germany and the United Kingdom to study training systems

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

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, today leaves for Germany and the United Kingdom, where he begins a six-day tour to study their respective skills training systems. Minister Kenney will be accompanied by provin…

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Support for education in Jordan

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

It is estimated that 35 per cent of the Syrian refugees in host communities in Jordan are school-aged children who are now attending Jordanian public schools. This has placed tremendous pressure on the Jordanian education system which, prior to the ref…

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Government of Canada invests in advanced medical imaging

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

On Friday, March 7, 2014, Brad Trost, Member of Parliament for Saskatoon-Humboldt, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, will make an announcement to benefit advanced medical imaging at the…

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Remarks by Lucie Tedesco, Commissioner, at the launch of e-learning videos for the Financial Basics program

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

Good morning and thank you for the kind introduction. I am very happy to be here today to speak to you about a subject that is incredibly important to me.

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Harper Government Supports Establishment of World-class Advanced Satellite Integration Facility in Winnipeg

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

Today the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification announced $2.4 million in support of the University of Manitoba (U of M) to increase skills development and technology commercialization in Winnipeg through th…

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Minister Kenney hosts national Skills Summit bringing together experts to discuss skills challenges facing Canada

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

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, hosted a one-day skills summit with key experts to explore approaches to better link skills training and education with current and future labour market demand. Event participa…

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Minister Rempel to Announce Support for the Sinneave Family Foundation

Posted July 22, 2014 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, along with the Honourable Mike Lake, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Industry and Member of Parl…

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