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Government of Canada and Pikangikum First Nation Mark the Completion of a Multi-Unit Housing Project and the Start of Construction on a New School

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

On behalf of Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, Greg Rickford, Minister of Natural Resource and Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, today marked Pikangikum First Nation’s awarding of a contract …

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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

Rob Clarke, Member of Parliament for Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River, on behalf of the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, announced that 120 First Nation youth associated with the Agency Chiefs Tribal Council in Saskatchewan will receive personalized job readiness supports.

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Harper Government Works to Create Opportunities for Urban Aboriginal Youth in the Yukon

Posted March 13, 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 the Skookum Jim Friendship Centre in their work to address barriers urban Aborigi…

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The Honourable Fabian Manning, Senator for Newfoundland and Labrador, on behalf of Minister of State for Social Development Candice Bergen, will announce investments to help people receive training and better access to jobs

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

The Honourable Fabian Manning, Senator for Newfoundland and Labrador, on behalf of the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development, will announce Government of Canada investments to three organizations in Newfoundland and Labrad…

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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 Announces Support to Build Capacity of BC’s Creative Industries

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

Cathy McLeod, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Labour 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 Divers…

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Minister Kenney talks jobs and skills with employers at the Halifax Chamber of Commerce

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

In a speech to the Halifax Chamber of Commerce, the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, highlighted how government and industry must work together to ensure Canadians have the skills and training needed for jobs in d…

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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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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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Minister Raitt announces the launch of the Canada Apprentice Loan in Ontario to help apprentices complete their training

Posted January 9, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, on behalf of the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, today while on a tour of Sheridan College announced the launch of the new Canada Apprentice Loan, an Economic Act…

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SATs? Scholarships? What You Need To Know About U.S. Colleges

Posted March 24, 2015 by Sonya

We sometimes joke around about our kids one day going to Harvard, that’s the dream isn’t it? But then we really started to think if something like that is really a possibility for Canadians? How do you go about it? […]

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Minister Findlay to Deliver Keynote Address at Polytechnics Canada Student Applied Research Showcase

Posted November 13, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Event date: November 14, 2014-The Honourable Kerry-Lynne Findlay, Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for Delta¿Richmond East, on behalf of the Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), will deliver a keynote address at this year’s Polytechnics Canada Student Applied Research Showcase.

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Minister Leitch discusses the protection of young workers with provincial and territorial labour ministers

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

Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, held a video conference meeting with provincial and territorial ministers of labour. The video conference follows up on a commitment made by the Minister to…

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Minister Poilievre congratulates first Canada Apprentice Loan recipients in Alberta

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

The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, joined by the Honourable Laurie Hawn, Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre, today congratulated the first recipients of the Canada Apprentice Loan at the Northern Alber…

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Minister Bergen Participates in Event Celebrating Local Manitoba Apprenticeship Graduates

Posted October 15, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development) and Member of Parliament for Portage-Lisgar today joined students and graduates at Red River College for an event honouring the achievements of local apprentices who have become cert…

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Minister Kenney addresses the Canadian Club of Calgary on the Government of Canada’s Jobs Agenda

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

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, delivered a keynote speech today at the Canadian Club of Calgary that focused on the Government of Canada’s Jobs Agenda, the Government’s plan to give Canadians the skills they…

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Governments of Canada and British Columbia launch the Canada Job Grant to help British Columbians get jobs

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

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, and the Honourable Shirley Bond, Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training and Minister Responsible for Labour for British Columbia, announced today that employers in Brit…

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The Gwich’in Internship Pilot Project Will Create Job Training Opportunities for Participants

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

Today, Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, and James Wilson, President of the Gwich’in Tribal Council signed a Memorandum of Understanding announcing the launch of an innovative new training and development pilot …

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Government of Canada Provides Funding for Social Rehabilitation of Young Offenders through Sport and Outdoor Activities

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

Today, Justice Minister Peter MacKay announced more than $536,000 in funding to Motivaction Jeunesse for the OXYGÈNE project, which promotes social rehabilitation through sport and outdoor activities for youth in conflict with the law in Québec.

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Harper Government Supports Skills Development and Training in Northern Alberta

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 $1,565,000 for the Northern Lights School Division No. 69 (NLSD) to enhance its Trades Exposure Program (TEP).

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Government of Canada supports jobs and opportunities for youth and Canadians with disabilities in Newfoundland and Labrador

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

The Government of Canada is helping 70 youth and Canadians with disabilities develop the skills and experience they need to find jobs. The announcement was made today by Senator Fabian Manning on behalf of the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of Sta…

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What Happens When Kids Read Mean Tweets?

Posted March 13, 2015 by Anonymous

I will be the first to say that I eagerly await the release of a new “Celebrities Read Mean Tweets” segment from The Jimmy Kimmel Show. I find it funny, and I know it is 100% mean-spirited. I would personally […]

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Government of Canada announces funding for alternative programming helping at-risk young offenders

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

Today, Justice Minister Peter MacKay announced $221,960 in funding to the Batshaw Youth and Family Centres in Westmount to finance alternative programs for youth offenders, supporting their reintegration into society and strengthening their ability to …

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National Conference on Financial Literacy focuses on collaboration and unveils new Canadian Financial Literacy Database #FinLitConf

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

Representatives from grass-roots groups, government and non-profit organization leaders, private-sector stakeholders and academia are gathering today and tomorrow in Vancouver to share best practices and success stories in boosting financial literacy, …

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Minister Poilievre highlights government support for families and job training at Vancouver Board of Trade

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

The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, on his first visit to British Columbia as Minister of Employment and Social Development, outlined the Harper Government’s low-tax plan for families, as well as skills training to prepare Canadians for in-demand jobs, du…

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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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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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Deadline For 2015 Obesity Boot Camp Applications is March 23

Posted March 20, 2015 by Arya M. Sharma, MD

Regular readers will recall that for the past 9 years, I have spent 10 days each summer at the Canadian Obesity Network’s 9-day obesity training camp for students and new professionals (post-docs, residents, etc).  This year’s camp will again be held in the attractive setting of the Canadian Rockies. The Camp is a unique research training activity designed to help trainees advance thei… Read More »

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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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Harper Government invests in jobs and opportunities for youth in Pickering

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

The Harper Government is helping equip young Canadians in Pickering with the skills and work experience needed to get jobs. The announcement was made today by Chris Alexander, Canada’s Minister of Citizenship and Immigration and Member of Parliament for Ajax–Pickering, and the Honourable Kevin Sorenson, Minister of State (Finance), on behalf of the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development).

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Canada Continues to Support Agricultural Development in Ethiopia

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

Minister MacKay and MP Armstrong announce two projects that will help boost farmers’ productivity and resilience.

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Harper Government launches new call for proposals for the Enabling Accessibility Fund

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

The 2015 Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF) Call for Proposals for community-based projects was launched today by the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development, accompanied by Andrew Saxton, Parliamentary Secretary for the Mini…

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My financial literacy selfie #FLM2014Contest

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

For Financial Literacy Month in November, the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) invites Canadians to take part in activities that will help increase their financial know-how.

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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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The Honourable Jason Kenney will make an announcement about the Canada Job Grant

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

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, along with the Honourable Shirley Bond, British Columbia Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training and Minister Responsible for Labour, will make an announcement about the …

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CBSA celebrates the success of its new officer trainees

Posted November 7, 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 or lea…

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Harper Government Invests in Oil and Gas Research and Development

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

Today the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced $2.4 million in support of the University of Manitoba (UofM) to establish an internationally accredited analytical Centre for Oil and Gas Research a…

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Harper Government Investment Supports Skills Training

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

Aspiring electricians and industrial mechanics in Saskatchewan will benefit from increased training opportunities thanks to a $92,000 investment announced today by Randy Hoback, Member of Parliament for Prince Albert, on behalf of the Honourable Michel…

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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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Schoolgirls Don’t Need Boys To Tell Them What’s Pretty

Posted March 18, 2015 by Anonymous

As the mother of an almost-11-year-old daughter I have spent a great deal of time attempting to mitigate the effects of a toxic culture that destroys girls’ self-esteem. I try to model healthy self-concept and body positivity. I have never been on a diet or talked about dieting, other than to point out how unhealthy […]

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