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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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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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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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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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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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Education

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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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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The Honourable Michelle Rempel to Speak at Rendez-vous économique 2014

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

Edmonton, AB, November 6, 2014 – On November 7, 2014, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, will provide opening remarks at the Rendez-vous économique 2014, hosted by the Conseil de développement économique de l’Alberta (CDÉA) .

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Harper Government Support Opens Doors for Women in Skilled Trades

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

The Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announces an investment of $996,942 for Women Building Futures (WBF), to help provide women with improved access to skilled labour training in the construction indu…

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Harper Government to Announce Support for Training and Skills Development

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

Members of the media are invited to attend an important announcement with the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, in support of training and skills development for high school students in the Northern Lig…

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Minister Ritz announces the launch of the Canada Apprentice Loan in Saskatchewan to help apprentices complete their training

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

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, 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 provides apprentices registered in a R…

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Millions of dollars in unclaimed benefits

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

An estimated 200,000 families with children are eligible to receive money under the Harper Government’s proposed enhanced Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB), but are at risk of not receiving the benefit unless they apply. In Toronto, for example, ther…

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Harper Government Helps to Create Opportunities for Urban Aboriginal People in Ontario

Posted March 2, 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 12 organizations in Ontario through the Urban Partnerships Program.

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MP Andrew Saxton and FCAC Deputy Commissioner to attend financial literacy event by FLANO

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

Andrew Saxton, Member of Parliament for North Vancouver and Parliamentary Secretary to Minister of Finance Joe Oliver, will speak at the announcement of the financial literacy campaign by the Financial Literacy Action Network of Ottawa (FLANO).

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Minister Leitch congratulates the Canadian National Railway and Unifor on reaching a tentative agreement

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

Following her discussions with Canadian National Railway and Unifor, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, issued the following statement:

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Minister Pierre Poilievre will announce the number of Canada Apprentice Loan recipients in Ontario

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

The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, will announce the number of Canada Apprentice Loan recipients in Ontario at an event hosted by George Brown College.

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Harper Government announces increased access to EI sickness benefits

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

The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development), on behalf of the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister for Multiculturalism, today announced enhanced access to Employment Insurance (E…

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Government of Canada to Announce Support for Heavy Equipment Operators in Manitoba

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

Brandon, Manitoba, December 11, 2014 – Members of the media are invited to attend an important event with Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, to support heavy equipment operator training.

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Minister Leitch and MP Sweet celebrate nine new and renewed Canada Research Chairs at McMaster University

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

Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, on behalf of Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), today visited McMaster University with David Sweet, Member of Parliament for Ancaster¿Dundas¿Flamborough¿Westdale, to celebrate the university’s new and renewed Canada Research Chairs.

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Activism

Malala Yousafzai Becomes Youngest Person To Receive Nobel Peace Prize

Posted October 10, 2014 by Anonymous

17-year-old Malala Yousafzai was awarded the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Friday morning. She is the youngest person ever to receive the prestigious award, sharing it with fellow children’s rights activist Kailash Satyarthi. The two were honoured for their ongoing efforts to make […]

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Minister of State Holder Delivers Address on Innovation to Canadian Universities

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

The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), delivered a keynote address at the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) Innovation Dialogue today.

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Minister of State (Finance) and Financial Literacy Leader to participate in an announcement in support of financial literacy

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

Minister of State (Finance) Kevin Sorenson and Canada’s Financial Literacy Leader, Jane Rooney, will speak at an event organized by TD Bank Group and Prosper Canada to announce a new financial commitment to support the financial capability of vulnerabl…

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Government of Canada Supports the 2015 Pan American Junior/Cadet Fencing Championships

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

Canadian Fencing Federation receives Government of Canada funding to host the 2015 Pan American Junior/Cadet Fencing Championships in Scarborough

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Government of Canada supports jobs for youth in Bolton

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

The Government of Canada is helping equip youth in Bolton with the skills and experience they need to find jobs. The announcement was made today by David Tilson, Member of Parliament for Dufferin¿Caledon, on behalf of the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development.

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Canada Border Services Agency celebrates the success of its new officer trainees

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

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) today congratulates recruits who have completed the Officer Induction Training Program (OITP) at the CBSA College in Rigaud, Quebec. The following individuals were recognized for their academic excellence, or ex…

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Statement from Minister Steven Blaney on the induction of CBSA officer trainees

Posted December 19, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today issued the following statement to congratulate trainees of the Officer Induction Training Program (OITP) at the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) Coll…

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Government of Canada helps people with disabilities in Durham Region gain job skills

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

The Government of Canada is helping Canadians with disabilities gain the skills and experience they need to find jobs. The announcement was made today by the Honourable Peter Van Loan, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Member of Parliament for York–Simcoe, and Corneliu Chisu, Member of Parliament for Pickering–Scarborough East, on behalf of the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development.

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Education

BC schools and school children at risk

Posted May 2, 2015 by Norm Farrell

After the event that killed thousands, injured tens of thousands and affected millions of Nepalese, a Berkeley seismologist spoke about preparations needed in regions with high seismic activity. Dr. Peggy Hellweg said:Probably the most important factor…

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Harper Government to Support Western Canadian Innovation

Posted March 12, 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, in support of technology commercialization in western Canada.

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Federal and provincial governments work together to help apprentices in Atlantic Canada

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

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, and the Council of Atlantic Premiers today announced that apprenticeship requirements in six new trades will be harmonized across the Atlantic provinces: carpenter, welder, met…

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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

The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, announced that 210 First Nation youth associated with the File Hills Qu’Appelle Tribal Council in Saskatchewan will receive personalized job readiness supports.

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Minister of Employment and Social Development Pierre Poilievre will deliver a speech at the Canadian Home Builders’ Association National Conference

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

The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, will deliver a speech at the Canadian Home Builders’ Association National Conference.

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Minister Glover announces the launch of the Canada Apprentice Loan in Manitoba to help apprentices complete their training

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

The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, on behalf of the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, today while on a tour of Red River College announced the launch of the new Cana…

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Governments of Canada and Yukon recognize Canada Job Grant recipient

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

Dakwakada Development Corporation (DDC), a First Nations-owned investment firm, is receiving Canada Job Grant funding to train 40 employees to build their expertise in project management, financial literacy, management and board governance. This traini…

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Harper Government improves accessibility for Canadians with disabilities in Peterborough and nearby Ontario townships

Posted April 25, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, announced investments today in several projects to improve access for Canadians with disabilities in Peterborough and nearby communities.

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Minister Bergen highlights the importance of saving for children’s post-secondary education during Financial Literacy Month

Posted November 16, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development, marked Financial Literacy month by highlighting the importance of saving for children’s post-secondary education at an event hosted by Meridian, Ontario’s largest credit union. “S…

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Harper Government Supports Innovative Safety Training Technology

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

The Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced $300,000 in funding for the Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) towards Praxis, a web-based simulation tool, which will help improve the delivery…

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Government of Canada supports jobs for youth in Lévis

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

The Government of Canada is helping equip youth in Lévis with the skills and experience they need to find jobs. The announcement was made today by the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, together with the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness and Member of Parliament for Lévis¿Bellechasse.

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