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Minister Kenney tours Canadian Welding Bureau and announces availability of Canada Apprentice Loan

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

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, today provided an overview of the apprenticeship support offered by the Government of Canada while on a tour of the Canadian Welding Bureau in Milton, Ontario. Minister Kenney …

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The Honourable Jason Kenney will deliver remarks at the Canadian Electricity Association’s Annual Occupational Health and Safety Awards ceremony

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

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, will deliver remarks at the Canadian Electricity Association’s Annual Occupational Health and Safety Awards ceremony.

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Educational Training

National Film Board of Canada and YWCA Canada partner for online discussion about gender-based violence, January 30

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

“Gender Matters” helps post-secondary students discover how they can get involved―and lead the way

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Preparing Workers for Upcoming Changes to WHMIS

Posted September 28, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Preparing Workers for Upcoming Changes to WHMIS

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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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Educational Training

Minister Rempel to Host Western Innovation Forum 2015

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

Members of the media are invited to attend the opening of the 2nd Western Innovation Forum (WIF), where the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, will be making a keynote address.

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Educational Training

CNSC publishes the Fifth Canadian National Report for the Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management

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

Read the report for the Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management

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Government of Canada helps youth in La Baie and area get jobs

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

The Government of Canada is helping equip youth in La Baie and the surrounding area with the skills and experience they need to find jobs. The announcement was made today by the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Interg…

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The Government of Canada provides Canada Student Grants to over 1 million students

Posted June 24, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State (Western Economic Diversification) and Member of Parliament for Calgary Centre–North, on behalf of the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, today announced that over 1 million post-secondary students have received Canada Student Grants (CSGs) since their introduction in 2009. The event took place at the University of Calgary, where more than 14,000 students have benefitted from CSGs since the inception of the program.

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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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Minister Pierre Poilievre, Member of parliament Peter Braid and Member of Parliament Stephen Woodworth will announce job training support for Northern Digital through the Canada Job Grant

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

The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, along with Peter Braid, Member of Parliament for Kitchener–Waterloo, and Stephen Woodworth, Member of Parliament for Kitchener Centre, will announce job training support for Northern Digital through the Canada Job Grant.

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Minister Mihychuk visits Calgary to hear directly from leaders about labour market challenges facing Albertans

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

The Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, heard first-hand today of the challenges facing Albertans as they cope with the downturn in their province’s economy.

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Member of Parliament Ted Falk to Make Announcement About Apprentissage Illimité

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

SAINT-ADOLPHE, Manitoba – Ted Falk, Member of Parliament (Provencher), on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, will make an announcement about Apprentissage Illimité on Friday.

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Educational Training

Remarks by Jane Rooney, Financial Literacy Leader at the launch of Credit Education Week 2014

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

Thank you for the opportunity to speak with you today. I’d like to start by thanking Credit Canada Debt Solutions and the many organizers of Credit Education Week. It’s my pleasure to be here today to help launch the week, which is an important compone…

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Minister Valcourt encourages the use of Personal Education Credit Deadline Extension

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

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (January 30, 2015) – The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, today issued the following statement regarding the extension of deadlines for the use of Personal Education Credits.

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Harper Government Invests in Saskatchewan Manufacturing Centre of Excellence

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

The manufacturing sector will continue to grow in Western Canada thanks to a federal investment of over $1.4 million investment to establish and operate the Saskatchewan Manufacturing Centre of Excellence, announced by the Honourable Michelle Rempel, M…

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My financial literacy selfie #FLM2014Contest

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

For Financial Literacy Month in November, the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) invites Canadians to take part in activities that will help increase their financial know-how.

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Minister Kenney addresses the Canadian Club of Calgary on the Government of Canada’s Jobs Agenda

Posted December 17, 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 Club of Calgary that focused on the Government of Canada’s Jobs Agenda, the Government’s plan to give Canadians the skills they…

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Government of Canada helps Canadians with disabilities in West Nova gain job skills

Posted April 10, 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 or start their own business. The announcement was made today by Greg Kerr, Member of Parliament for West Nova, on behalf of the Honour…

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Government of Canada helps youth in Prince Edward Island get jobs

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

The Harper Government is helping equip youth in Prince Edward Island with the skills and work experience they need to find jobs. The announcement was made today by the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and Member of Parliament for …

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Harper Government congratulates Skills Canada competitors and invests in future of skilled workers

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

The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, recognized the accomplishments of young people in skilled trades at the closing ceremonies of the annual Skills Canada National Competition today. Minister Poilievre also a…

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Minister Rempel to Announce Expanded Training and Skills Development Support for Women

Posted July 6, 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 women in Canada’s resource industries.

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Harper Government Helps to provide Aboriginal Students at Six Nations Polytechnic with Tailored Post-Secondary Skills and Training

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

Phil McColeman, Member of Parliament for Brant, on behalf of the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, today announced support to the Six Nations Polytechnic, for programs designed and delivered to prepar…

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Harper Government to Announce Support that will Promote the West’s Economic Competitiveness

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

Members of the media are invited to attend an important event where the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, will make an announcement in support of two initiatives that support skills development, and the…

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Education

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 Delivers Results for First Nations Students

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

Mark Strahl, Member of Parliament for Chilliwack¿Fraser Canyon and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, today announced $8.9 million in funding from our Government towards the completion of a new elementary school at Siksika Nation in southern Alberta.

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Minister Goodyear and MP Trottier to Celebrate the Opening of George Brown College’s New Facility

Posted November 7, 2014 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 Bernard Trottier, Member of Parliament for Etobicoke-Lakeshore, will attend the official opening of the Green Building Centre, George Brown College’s new facility supporting southern Ontario’s green building sector.

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Governments of Canada and British Columbia continue work to create jobs

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

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, together with the Honourable Chris Alexander, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, met with the Honourable Shirley Bond, British Columbia Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Skil…

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Harper Government Strengthens Economic Opportunities for Western Canadian Women Entrepreneurs

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

The Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced an investment of $1.2 million to help female-owned businesses across Western Canada access new domestic and international markets.

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Minister of State Michelle Rempel to Highlight Federal Government Priorities for Western Canada

Posted April 24, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

On Saturday, April 25, 2015, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, will provide remarks at a luncheon hosted by Selkirk Biz. The Minister will address the Selkirk and district business community, provid…

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Minister Poilievre congratulates first Canada Apprentice Loan recipients from SAIT and highlights number of apprenticeship grants benefitting residents of the Calgary area

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 congratulated the first recipients of the Canada Apprentice Loan at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT). Launched in January of this year, the Loan provides registered apprentices pursuing technical training in Red Seal trades with access to up to $4,000 per period of technical training. To date, over 5,000 apprentices from across Canada have benefitted from this loan, including nearly 1,900 in Alberta. Nearly 600 recipients of the loan are pursuing their studies at SAIT. He also highlighted the number of apprenticeship grants already provided to apprentices living in the Calgary area.

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Agriculture

Investment by Harper Government to Bolster Agriculture Industry

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

Langley, British Columbia, April 9, 2015 – Members of the media are invited to attend an important event with Mark Warawa, Member of Parliament for Langley, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, to benefit the agriculture industry.

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Educational Training

Minister of State Holder to Make Major Announcement on STEM Skills for Young Canadians

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

Event date: May 21, 2015-The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), will make an important announcement about supporting science, technology, engineering and mathematics skills for young Canadians at McMaster University’s 10th edition of the Let’s Talk Science Challenge. He will be accompanied by David Sweet, Member of Parliament for Ancaster¿Dundas¿Flamborough¿Westdale.

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The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, will announce Government of Canada support to help local youth find jobs

Posted June 11, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and Member of Parliament for Egmont, will announce Government of Canada support to help local youth find jobs.

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Federal, provincial and territorial ministers take action to improve skills training and labour market outcomes to support economic opportunities

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

Labour market ministers from across Canada agreed today to continue to take ambitious action to improve economic opportunities for Canadians

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Parliamentary Secretary Scott Armstrong to Make Announcement in Shubenacadie

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

Members of the media are invited to attend an event where 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, will make an announcement regarding a project in Shubenacadie on behalf of the Honourable Rob Moore, Minister of State (ACOA).

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Week 2 of #FLM2015 to focus on importance of managing money and debt wisely

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

Jane Rooney, Canada’s Financial Literacy Leader, kicked off the second week of Financial Literacy Month (FLM) today at the launch of Credit Education Week, in Toronto. The Leader underscored the importance of learning how to manage credit and debt, esp…

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Education

How Much Do Ontario Family Docs Know About Bariatric Surgery?

Posted January 22, 2016 by Arya M. Sharma, MD

Although bariatric surgery is by far the most effective treatment for severe obesity, most health professionals will have learnt little about it during their training. For those who did, much of what they learnt is probably obsolete, given the remarkable advances both in surgical technique as well as patient management. Given that the family doctor may often be the key person to suggest or counsel… Read More »

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Harper Government Supports Greater Efficiency in Trucking Industry Across the West

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

Today, the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced $268,000 to support the Manitoba Trucking Associat…

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2014 National Financial Literacy Conference to emphasize collaboration

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

The 2014 National Conference on Financial Literacy, November 6 and 7 in Vancouver, will bring together leaders in financial literacy from across Canada to share research and ideas around the theme “strengthening financial literacy through collaboration.”

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