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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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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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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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If you could take training classes on any topic, what would they be?

Posted March 13, 2015 by Anonymous

by Saeed Khan As Product Leaders, there’s so much that we need to know in order to do our jobs well. These topics run the gamut from business, strategy, finance, technology, design, research, communication, marketing and more. I’m sure I’ve missed a lot of topics. So here’s how you can help me help you. Fill […]

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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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Harper Government Delivers Results for First Nation Students

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

The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, joined today with the Chiefs of Bunibonibee Cree Nation, God’s Lake First Nation, Manto Sipi Cree Nation and Wasagamack First Nation to announce a partnership and…

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Harper Government Invests in Saskatchewan Aerospace Sector

Posted October 3, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Students enrolled in the Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) program at the Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT) will benefit from additional hands-on training thanks to a $2 million investment announced today by the Honourable Michelle…

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Government of Canada announces appointments to the Canada Industrial Relations Board

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

Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, announced two new appointments to the Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB).

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Governments of Canada and Ontario celebrate Canada Job Grant success

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

The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, and the Honourable Reza Moridi, Ontario Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, along with Mark Adler, Member of Parliament for York Centre, and Mario Sergio, Memb…

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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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Government of Canada Supports Skills Development and Training for Aboriginal Peoples in Northern Alberta

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

The Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced an investment of $1.5 million to assist Keyano College in the delivery of a Heavy Equipment Operator (HEO) training program in Northern Alberta.

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Government of Canada Improves Access to Heavy Equipment Operator Training

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

Barriers to employment in the booming construction industry will soon be reduced thanks to an investment of more than $130,000 announced today by the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification.

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Harper Government helps youth in Kitchener and area get jobs

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

The Harper Government is helping equip young Canadians in Kitchener, Waterloo and the surrounding areas with the information, skills and work experience needed to get jobs. The announcement was made today by Stephen Woodworth, Member of Parliament for …

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Education

What We Do Not Know About Weight Loss

Posted July 23, 2015 by Arya M. Sharma, MD

In our exhaustive review of the potential health benefits of intentional long-term weight loss, published in Annual Reviews in Nutrition, I discussed in yesterday’s post, we also noted a number of issues that remain unresolved. These include: The precise definition of success in terms of weight loss remains controversial, and the dogmatic assumption that prolonged periods of sustained weight… Read More »

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Minister Valcourt Congratulates Indspire Award Recipients

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

The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, delivered the following statement today:

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Consultations continue on National Strategy for Financial Literacy

Posted November 12, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Minister of State (Finance) Kevin Sorenson, Canada’s Financial Literacy Leader Jane Rooney and Member of Parliament (Edmonton-Leduc) James Rajotte will hold a consultation on Thursday November 13, 2014 at the University of Alberta, Lister Centre, corne…

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Minister Kenney tours Assiniboine Community College and discusses Canada Apprentice Loan

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

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, joined Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon–Souris, at Assiniboine Community College today, where they spoke with students and administration about available supports for apprentices offered by the Government of Canada. During the tour, Minister Kenney highlighted the new Canada Apprentice Loan, an Economic Action Plan 2014 commitment that provides apprentices in Red Seal trades access to interest-free loans of up to $4,000 per period of technical training.

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Harper Government Supports Innovation in Western Canada

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

Today, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced $5 million in support to the Orthopaedic Innovation Centre (OIC) to develop an Advanced Digital Manufacturing Hub (ADMH) to meet the prototyping an…

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The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State for (Seniors), will speak at the Newfoundland and Labrador Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (NLNPEA) conference

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

The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State for (Seniors), will speak at the Newfoundland and Labrador Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (NLNPEA) conference.

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The Government of Canada helps youth in Winnipeg get jobs

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

The Governments of Canada and Manitoba are joining efforts to help youth in Winnipeg develop the skills and experience they need to find jobs. The announcement was made today by Lawrence Toet, Member of Parliament for Elmwood¿Transcona, on behalf of the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development, and the Honourable Kevin Chief, Manitoba Minister of Jobs and the Economy.

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Government of Canada helps Canadians with disabilities in Kelowna 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. The announcement was made today by the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development, along with the Honourable Ron Cannan, Member of Parliament for Kelowna¿Lake Country.

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Minister MacKay to make an announcement in support of Pathways to Education Canada

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

The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada will make an announcement in support of Pathways to Education Canada to help youth at risk across Canada.

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Harper Government Investment Strengthens Skills Training in British Columbia’s Thompson Region

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

Today, Cathy McLeod, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health 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…

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Government of Canada Investment to Support B.C.’s Forestry Industry

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

The Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced over $1,000,000 in funding for Vancouver Island University to establish a mobile forestry skills training program on British Columbia’s Central Coast and …

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Harper Government helps Canadians with disabilities gain job skills

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

Announced today by the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development , the Government of Canada will provide almost $10 million over three years to the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) as part of its goal to help Canadian…

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Highlighting the Connection Between Science and Sport at Resurgo Place

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

Government of Canada provides support for bilingual, interactive travelling exhibition

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Remarks by Lucie Tedesco, FCAC Commissioner at the 2014 Advocis Regulatory Affairs Symposium

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

Good morning and thank you for the opportunity to participate in the Advocis Symposium.

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Minister Rempel to Announce Expanded Support for Women in Skilled Trades

Posted January 21, 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 women in skilled trades.

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Government of Canada supports science and engineering research team at the University of Regina

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

Tom Lukiwski, Member of Parliament for Regina-Lumsden-Lake Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), was at the University of Regina today to celebrate support of nearly $585,000 for a research project t…

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