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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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Educational Training

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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Educational Training

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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Educational Training

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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Educational Training

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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Educational Training

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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Educational Training

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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Educational Training

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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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

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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Educational Training

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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Educational Training

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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Educational Training

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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Social Security Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Serbia

Posted December 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 Republic of Serbia comes into force today, December 1, 2014.

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Government of Canada supports seniors in Toronto

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

Seniors in Toronto will benefit from financial support to a local organization that helps reduce social isolation. 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 Joe Daniel, Member of Parliament for Don Valley East, on behalf of the Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors).

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Educational Training

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

Posted April 8, 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, and Corneliu Chisu, Member of Parliament for Pickering–Scarborough East, 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 and Parliamentary Secretary Albas will make an announcement related to credential recognition for Canadian Armed Forces veterans and reservists

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

The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, and Dan Albas, Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Treasury Board, will make an announcement related to credential recognition for Canadian Armed Forces veteran…

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Educational Training

Employer deadline for Canada Summer Jobs applications approaching

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

Employers are reminded to apply now for funding under Canada Summer Jobs 2015. The funding will create thousands of job opportunities for students across the country.

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Educational Training

CNSC invites comments on draft REGDOC-2.2.3, Personnel Certification: Initial Certification Examinations

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

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) is asking the public to provide their comments on draft REGDOC-2.2.3, Personnel Certification: Initial Certification Examinations.

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Educational Training

Minister Pierre Poilievre will host a roundtable on job training and tax cuts with MicroSkills and the Peel Multicultural Centre

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

The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, will host a roundtable on job training and tax cuts with MicroSkills and the Peel Multicultural Centre.

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Educational Training

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 women entrepreneurs in Western Canada.

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Educational Training

The Honourable Jason Kenney will address the Canada 2020 #Can2020 Conference.

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

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, will address the Canada 2020 #Can2020 Conference.

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Educational Training

Minister Poilievre participates in roundtable on tax cuts and training with Progressive Contractors Association of Canada

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

The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, gathered feedback and advice today during roundtable discussions that touched on issues such as tax cuts, job training, apprenticeships and other government priorities.

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Educational Training

Government of Canada helps youth in Saint-Félicien and area get jobs

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

The Government of Canada is helping equip youth in Saint-Félicien 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 Intergovernmental Affairs, Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec and Member of Parliament for Roberval–Lac-St-Jean, on behalf of the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development.

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Educational Training

Creating Opportunities for Aboriginal students

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

The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, today announced that Canada is providing an additional $1.4 million to Indspire’s Building Brighter Futures :

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Government of Canada Supports Skills Training in B.C.’s Kootenay Region

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

Members of the media are invited to attend an important event with David Wilks, Member of Parliament for Kootenay-Columbia, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, to benefit skills training …

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Educational Training

Harper Government to Announce Support for Oil and Gas Research and Development

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

On Monday,
January 19, 2015, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification will make an announcement to benefit oil and gas research and development.

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Minister MacKay to make a funding announcement

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

The Honourable Peter MacKay, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Central Nova, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and Mike Wallace, M.P. for Burlington, will make a funding announcement, regarding justice measures.

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Federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for the labour market will meet in Toronto to discuss skills training and labour market challenges

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

Federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for the labour market will meet in Toronto to discuss skills training and labour market challenges. Ministers are working together to ensure the skills and training needs of Canadians are being …

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

Posted December 19, 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, leade…

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Agriculture

Investment by Harper Government in Commercial Beekeeping to Bolster Agriculture Industry

Posted April 10, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today Mark Warawa, Member of Parliament for Langley, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced $140,000 in funding provided through the Western Diversification Program (WDP), towards …

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Educational Training

Minister Alice Wong and Minister Shirley Bond will recognize Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards as one of the many British Columbia businesses to receive a Canada Job Grant

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

The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), along with the Honourable Shirley Bond, British Columbia Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training and Minister Responsible for Labour, will recognize Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards as one of t…

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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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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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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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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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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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