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Government of Canada marks 500,000 apprenticeship grants issued to help young Canadians get jobs

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

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, today announced that the Government of Canada has provided a total of 500,000 apprenticeship grants to Canadians since 2007 to help them pursue careers in the skilled trades.

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Harper Government to Announce Support for Skills Training

Posted October 2, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – October 3, 2014 – Members of the media are invited to attend an event with the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, in support of increased skills training opportunities at the Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies’ Saskatchewan Aviation Learning Centre.

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Collective agreement reached between the Québec Port Authority and the Public Service Alliance of Canada

Posted June 27, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Collective agreement reached between the Québec Port Authority and the Public Service Alliance of Canada

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Government of Canada creates jobs for youth in Vaughan

Posted July 29, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

More than 90 students in Vaughan will gain valuable skills and work experience this summer, today announced the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Member of Parliament for Vaughan, along with the Honourable Kevin Sorenson, Mini…

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7 Ways To Get Your Kids Excited For The 1st Day Of School

Posted August 28, 2014 by Anonymous

Written by Lauren Sena Getting your child to look forward to the first day of school isn’t an easy task. Transitioning from the long and leisurely days to the homework and activity-filled ones might seem daunting to some. Here’s a […]

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Minister Kenney Talks Jobs and Skills Training at the 8th Annual State of the Island Economic Summit on Vancouver Island

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

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, delivered a keynote speech today to the 8th Annual State of the Island Economic Summit on Vancouver Island. The Summit brought together hundreds of business, government, and co…

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Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies’ Graduation ceremony

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

Please be advised that Mark Strahl, Parliamentary Secretary, Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada will participate in

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Harper Government Investment in High Tech Equipment Advances Alberta’s Micro and Nanotechnology Industry

Posted July 21, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced an investment of $3.3 million toward the purchase and installation of specialized advanced manufacturing and product development equipment at the A…

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Minister Kenney to Announce Government of Canada Support for Internationally Trained Workers

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

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, will announce Government of Canada support to help more internationally trained workers get jobs.

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Government of Canada Announces Funding for Commemorative Project in Meaford, Ontario

Posted August 21, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Larry Miller, Member of Parliament for Bruce–Grey–Owen Sound, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today announced Government of Canada support for the Meaford Community Theatre’s production of Peace & War.

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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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National Aboriginal Day BBQ

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

Please be advised that the Honorable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada will participate in a

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Minister Leitch announces new program to help create jobs and opportunities for Canadians

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

The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister Responsible for the Status of Women, today introduced the Workplace Opportunities: Removing Barriers to Equity program.

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The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development), will make an announcement regarding improving accessibility in workplaces for Canadians with disabilities

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

The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development), will make an announcement regarding improving accessibility in workplaces for Canadians with disabilities.

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The Government of Canada will announce an important initiative that will help Yukon residents get jobs

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

Ryan Leef, Member of Parliament for Yukon, on behalf of the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, along with the Honourable Elaine Taylor, Yukon Deputy Premier and Minister of Education, will announce an important init…

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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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Creating job opportunities for Aboriginal communities in Nova Scotia

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

The Government of Canada has invested in a project that will train 700 Aboriginal people living in Nova Scotia

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Government of Canada creates jobs for youth in Vaughan

Posted July 29, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

More than 90 students in Vaughan will gain valuable skills and work experience this summer, today announced the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Member of Parliament for Vaughan, along with the Honourable Kevin Sorenson, Mini…

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So, First-Day Teacher Gifts Are A Thing Now?

Posted August 29, 2014 by Kath

When a friend asked about start-of-school teacher gifts on Facebook this week I was surprised. I mean, is this even a thing? Well, I Googled it and unfortunately, yes, first-day teacher gifts are a thing. A big thing (if you don’t […]

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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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Minister Rempel to Announce Support for Alberta’s Nanotechnology Sector

Posted June 19, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

On Friday, June 20, 2014 the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, will make an announcement to support jobs and growth, while enhancing innovation and commercialization opportunities for Alberta’s nanotech…

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Harper Government Announces Support for Northern Lakes College’s Power Engineering Program

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

Northern Lakes College will expand its facilities for power engineering students, thanks to Government of Canada support announced today by the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, together with Chris Wark…

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Harper Government Announces Investment to Support Aboriginal Participation in Energy Infrastructure Projects

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

Today, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced over $1.4 million in funding to the North East Native Advancing Society (NENAS) in support of the purchase of a heavy equipment operator/mining sim…

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Government of Canada will announce an important initiative that will help Saskatchewan residents get jobs

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

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, and the Honourable Jeremy Harrison, Minister Responsible for Immigration, Jobs, Skills, and Training, will announce an important initiative that will help Saskatchewan resident…

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Federal Government supports program to assist at-risk youth in Toronto

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

Today, Justice Minister Peter MacKay announced $499,805 in funding to the Agincourt Community Services Association. The funding will help the organization develop and deliver a series of workshops to assist youth in learning new skills and coping mech…

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National Aboriginal Day at Glooscap Heritage Centre

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

Please be advised that MP Scott Armstrong, Cumberland-Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley, on behalf of the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canda, will participate in a National Aboriginal Day event

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Government of Canada support skills training and job opportunities for youth in Winnipeg

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

The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development), will announce an investment by the Government of Canada to support skills training and job opportunities for youth in Winnipeg.

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Minister Kenney to Announce Government of Canada Support for Internationally Trained Workers

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

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, will announce Government of Canada support to help more internationally trained workers get jobs.

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Canada’s Support to Canadian Red Cross Increases the Effectiveness and Timeliness of Assistance to Crisis-Affected People Across the World

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

In June 2012, Canada and the Canadian Red Cross established a strategic partnership to strengthen Canada’s humanitarian response capacity, help communities become more resilient and be better able to support local responses to emergencies. Under this p…

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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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ESDC signs agreements with Newfoundland and Labrador

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

Scott Armstrong, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment and Social Development, will sign agreements with the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Minister Kenney discusses jobs for Aboriginal people in Ontario

Posted August 8, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, and the Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, today held discussions with A…

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Education

10 Picture Perfect Looks For Picture Day

Posted September 15, 2014 by Anonymous

Oh, picture day. A part from the first day of school, it’s probably the second most anticipated day of the school year. Everybody cleans up, puts their best face forward – the whole nine yards. They’re great memories to look […]

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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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The Honourable Jason Kenney and Chris Alexander will make an important announcement on reforms to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program

Posted June 19, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development and the Honourable Chris Alexander, Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister, will make an important announcement on reforms to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program.

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Minister Rempel to Announce Support for the Sinneave Family Foundation

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

Members of the media are invited to attend an event with the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, along with the Honourable Mike Lake, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Industry and Member of Parl…

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The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development), will announce Government of Canada support to help local residents with disabilities find jobs

Posted August 6, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development), will announce Government of Canada support to help local residents with disabilities find jobs.

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