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Minister of State Candice Bergen to highlight the importance of education savings

Posted November 14, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development), will highlight the importance of saving for children’s post-secondary education during Financial Literacy Month at the Meridian Credit Union. She will also take part in the launch o…

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Governments of Canada and New Brunswick launch the Canada Job Grant to help New Brunswickers get jobs

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

The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development and Member of Parliament for Madawaska-Restigouche, on behalf of the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, along with the Honoura…

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Governments of Canada and Nunavut finalize agreements to help people in Nunavut get jobs

Posted September 22, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Member of Parliament for Nunavut, on behalf of the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, alo…

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Governments of Canada and the Northwest Territories launch the Canada Job Grant to help people in the Northwest Territories get jobs

Posted October 9, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, on behalf of the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, along with the Honourable Jackson Laf…

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Minister Shea, on behalf of Minister Kenney, along with Minister Docherty and Minister Roach will announce Government of Canada support to assist youth and help older workers and Islanders with disabilities get jobs

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

The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and Member of Parliament for Egmont, on behalf of the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, alongside the Honourable Valerie E. Docherty, PEI Minister of Commu…

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Prime Minister’s Volunteer Awards now accepting nominations

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

To mark National Volunteer Week, the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development Canada, is announcing the launch of the call for nominations for this year’s Prime Minister’s Volunteer Awards.

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The Government of Canada will make an important announcement for Aboriginal people in Nova Scotia

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

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, on behalf of the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, will make an important announcement for Aboriginal people in Nova Scotia.

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The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), will make an announcement regarding the cross-Canada New Horizons for Seniors Program

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

The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), will make an announcement regarding the cross-Canada New Horizons for Seniors Program.

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Harper Government welcomes agreement of Atlantic Provinces on apprentice harmonization

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

Today I wish to congratulate the Council of Atlantic Premiers on continuing to lead the way in harmonizing apprenticeship training and improving labour mobility by signing the Atlantic Memorandum of Understanding Concerning Apprentice Mobility. As a r…

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Growing a Culture of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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

The connection between science and entrepreneurial aspirations will be strengthened among Nova Scotia’s junior high and high school students thanks to the efforts of the Nova Scotia Youth Experiences in Science (NS YES!) Society in conjunction with the…

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New Facility Ready to Support Southern Ontario’s Green Building Sector

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

George Brown College opened the doors to a green building construction research and innovation centre today. Minister of State for FedDev Ontario Gary Goodyear and Member of Parliament for Etobicoke-Lakeshore Bernard Trottier were onsite to deliver congratulations.

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Minister MacKay to Make a Funding Announcement

Posted January 19, 2015 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, will make a funding announcement.

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The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, will speak at an event organized by the Vancouver Board of Trade

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

The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, will speak at an event organized by the Vancouver Board of Trade.

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Minister Paradis Supports Education and Employability in Morocco

Posted November 25, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada is contributing to helping the most vulnerable Moroccan youth enter the labour market

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Government of Canada helps youth in Delta get jobs

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

Le gouvernement du Canada aide les jeunes de Delta à acquérir les compétences et l’expérience dont ils ont besoin pour trouver un emploi. La ministre du Revenu national et députée de Delta¿Richmond-Est, l’honorable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, en a fait l’annonce aujourd’hui au nom du ministre de l’Emploi et du Développement social, l’honorable Pierre Poilievre.

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Minister Kellie Leitch and Minister John Duncan will announce Government of Canada support to increase employment opportunities for local people with disabilities

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

The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, along with the Honourable John Duncan, Minister of State and Chief Government Whip and Member of Parliament for Vancouver Island North, will announce Government of…

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Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan sign first Memorandum of Understanding to finalize job training deal

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

The Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan today announced that they have signed the first Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in Canada and are now in final discussions to retool an existing federal-provincial job training deal. This deal will further a…

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Minister Bergen Highlights Government Initiatives to Help Families Save for their Futures

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

The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development, spoke today at the Canadian Institute of Financial Planners’ annual conference where she encouraged financial planners to help families achieve financial stability and security th…

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The Importance Of Reading, Writing And Arithmetics

Posted April 22, 2015 by Anonymous

While I am a fan of the arts and sports, I believe in the basics and have tried to instill a love of them into my son. Reading, writing and arithmetic are things I live for in a geeky way […]

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Youth Justice Fund

Posted September 25, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Youth Justice Fund was established in the 1990s as part of the Youth Justice Renewal Initiative, and provides grants and contributions funding for projects across Canada. The Youth Justice Fund has a budget of approximately $4.5 million each year.

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Harper Government invests in Personalized Job Readiness Support for Youth from Pessamit

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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Harper Government Supports Skills Training in Northeast Saskatchewan

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

Members of the media are invited to attend an important announcement with Randy Hoback, Member of Parliament for Prince Albert, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, in support of skills tr…

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The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, will tour Sheridan College to highlight new financial measures which will help create opportunities for apprentices

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

The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport and Member of Parliament for Halton, will tour Sheridan College to highlight new financial measures which will help create opportunities for apprentices.

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Ministers Fast and Findlay to Offer Remarks at the Western Innovation Forum

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

Members of the media are invited to attend the second day of the Western Innovation Forum ¿ hosted by Western Economic Diversification Canada, in collaboration with the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI), Mitacs, and Canadian Commercial Corporation ¿ where the Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, and the Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, Minister of National Revenue, will be providing remarks.

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Governments of Canada and Manitoba celebrate Canada Job Grant success

Posted May 1, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, along with the Honourable Kevin Chief, Manitoba Minister of Jobs and the Economy, today announced that over 1,600 workers in Manitoba are receiving training thanks to fundi…

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Government of Canada funds innovative family law projects in British Columbia

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

Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Peter MacKay today announced funding of over $230,000 to the Justice Education Society of British Columbia for two innovative projects that will help Canadian families deal with complex issues related …

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Science Horizons Youth Internship Program

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

In supporting the Government of Canada’s recently announced Economic Action Plan, Environment Canada’s Science Horizons Youth Internship Program is creating jobs, growth and opportunities in an increasingly competitive world.

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Government of Canada expands passport services in Chatham, Ontario

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

The Government of Canada today announced the opening of passport receiving services within the Service Canada Centre in Chatham, Ontario, located at 120 Wellington Street West. This will allow for increased capacity and efficiency for the Government of…

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Minister Leitch concludes successful visit to India

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

Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, concluded a successful working visit to India. In Delhi, the Minister met with her Indian counterparts, the ministers responsible for labour and women’s iss…

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Governments of Canada and British Columbia support skills-training programs

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

The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, along with the Honourable Shirley Bond, Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training and Minister Responsible for Labour for British Columbia, applauded the completion of …

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Government of Canada helps Canadians with disabilities in Ontario gain job skills

Posted March 4, 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 John Carmichael, Member of Parliament for Don Valley West, on behalf of the Honourable Candice Ber…

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Minister Bergen highlights key accomplishments for 2014

Posted December 23, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development, today highlighted some key accomplishments of 2014. These include successfully delivering on Economic Action Plan commitments.

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Minister Leitch and MP Sweet to Celebrate Support for Research and Innovation at McMaster University

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

Event date: April 14, 2015 – The Honourable Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, on behalf of the Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), will celebrate support for Canada’s top researchers at McMaster University.

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Government of Canada investments in autism research critical to Canada

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

The Honourable Mike Lake, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Industry, today joined world-leading researchers on autism spectrum disorders at the annual meeting of the International Society for Autism Research in Salt Lake City, Utah. He participated in a panel discussion and spoke about Canada’s actions to support autism research.

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Minister Michelle Rempel to Announce Support for Micro- and Nano-Coated Sector

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

On Friday, May 29, members of the media are invited to attend an important event with the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, who will make an announcement to support the commercialization of micro- and n…

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

Posted July 2, 2015 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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Government of Canada takes action to help newcomers get jobs in their field faster

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

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister for Multiculturalism, today announced the creation of the Panel on Employment Challenges of New Canadians as part of the Government of Canada’s action plan to impro…

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Prosperity Initiative Milestone Event – George Brown College Green Building Centre Grand Opening

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

Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you all for joining us today at the new site of the George Brown College Green Building Centre. It’s my pleasure to be here to mark an important milestone.

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Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan announce the first Canada Job Grant recipient in Saskatchewan

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

The Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Member of Parliament for Battlefords¿Lloydminster, on behalf of the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, along with the Honourable Jeremy Harrison, Saskatchewan Minister Responsible for Immigration, Jobs, Skills, and Training, today issued Saskatchewan’s first Canada Job Grant to DynaIndustrial, a heavy industrial custom fabrication company.

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