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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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Minister Poilievre , will deliver a speech on tax cuts, training and trade at an event hosted by the Regina Chamber of Commerce

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

The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, will deliver a speech on tax cuts, training and trade at an event hosted by the Regina Chamber of Commerce.

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The Honourable Bal Gosal will announce Government of Canada support to help young Canadians with disabilities find jobs

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

The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport) and Member of Parliament for Bramalea–Gore–Malton, will announce Government of Canada support to help young Canadians with disabilities find jobs.

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Government of Canada to Announce Support for Life Sciences Sector

Posted July 7, 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, where she will make an announcement to support the synthetic biology sector in Western Canada.

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Government of Canada to Announce Investment for Trades Training in British Columbia

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

Members of the media are invited to attend an important event with the Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for Delta – Richmond East, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, to benefit students entering the trades sector.

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Harper Government announces support to encourage under-represented groups to join longshoring industry

Posted July 31, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, announced support to encourage women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities to consider a career in the longshorin…

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Canada-P.E.I. Partnership Bolsters Opportunities for Youth Internships in the Province

Posted March 4, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The government is making Canada a more digital nation by providing Prince Edward Island youth with the tools and skills they need to embrace the opportunities of the digital age. Today, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Sean Casey, Member of Parliament for Charlottetown, announced that the Government of Canada is providing $543,500 in fiscal year 2015–16 to the P.E.I. Student Financial Assistance Corporation to fund over 60 youth internships. These internships are designed to help develop skills in the areas of small business, entrepreneurship and career awareness, with an overall focus on information and communications technologies (ICT).

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Government of Canada Supports Skills Training in Trades for Indigenous Peoples

Posted April 25, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, Randy Boissonnault, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Member of Parliament, for Edmonton Centre on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development and Minister resp…

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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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First Student Canada and Unifor, Local 4268, agree on a new collective agreement

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

Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, congratulated First Student Canada and Unifor, Local 4268, on the renewal of their collective agreement.

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Minister Rempel to Address Manitoba Could Be… Policy Summit

Posted June 12, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

On June 13, 2015, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, will address the Manitoba Could Be… Policy Summit, hosted by Manitoba Forward. The Minister will provide an overview of the Government of Canada’s efforts to create jobs and economic growth, as well as outline Western Economic Diversification Canada’s strategic agenda.

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Governments of Canada and Manitoba support skills training for older workers

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

MP Larry Maguire, on behalf of the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, along with Manitoba Minister of Jobs and the Economy Kevin Chief, today announced an investment of over $996,000 to help unemployed older wor…

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Harper Government Improves Access to Skills Training in B.C.’s Northwest Region

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

Today, Bob Zimmer, Member of Parliament for Prince George – Peace River, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced over $1,000,000 in funding for Northwest Community College (NWCC) to expand their Trades Training program.

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A budget is a powerful first step to personal financial management, but most Canadians do not have one, study finds

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

Canada’s Financial Literacy Leader Jane Rooney today released Managing Money and Planning for the Future: Key Findings from the 2014 Canadian Financial Capability Survey (CFCS) at the University of Toronto’s Financial Literacy & Financial Well-Being Forum. The report offers insights on Canadians’ knowledge, abilities and behaviours when it comes to managing money and debt wisely, as well as planning and saving for the future.

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Placing Top University Graduates in Nova Scotia Startups

Posted April 1, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

This June, top university graduates from across Nova Scotia will begin two-year paid Fellowships at some of the province’s most promising emerging and early-stage startups.

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#IWishMyTeacherKnew: Students Share Heartbreaking Notes

Posted April 17, 2015 by Anonymous

Kyle Schwartz is a third grade teacher at Doull Elementary in Denver. She has been teaching for three years. While she loves her job, she admits to having one main obstacle in her teaching: relating to her students. “Ninety-two percent […]

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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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Minister Rempel to Announce Support for the University of Saskatchewan

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

On Friday, May 15, members of the media are invited to attend an event with the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, to benefit health sciences research.

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Minister Poilievre will take part in the 2015 Skills Canada National Competition

Posted May 28, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, will take part in the 2015 Skills Canada National Competition. Below are the details related to his participation.

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Governments of Canada and Ontario celebrate success of Canada Job Grant with new funding announcement

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

Over 27,400 workers in Ontario are receiving training to fill available jobs thanks to funding provided through the Canada Job Grant. The announcement was made today by the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, and…

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Member of Parliament Larry Maguire and Kevin Chief, Minister of Jobs and the Economy for Manitoba, will announce an important initiative to help unemployed older workers return to work

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

Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon–Souris, and the Honourable Kevin Chief, Minister of Jobs and the Economy for Manitoba, will announce an important initiative that will help unemployed older workers living in Manitoba return to work.

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The Agreement on Social Security between Canada and the Republic of India comes into force August 1, 2015

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

The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, has announced that the Agreement on Social Security between Canada and the Republic of India comes into force August 1, 2015.

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New Apparel Research and Development Facility Opens in Calgary

Posted January 28, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Western Canada’s first open-access apparel research and development facility officially opened in Calgary today. This new state-of-the-art facility will provide businesses with services to test, design and manufacture innovative apparel products for th…

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