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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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Should Sales Enablement be the New Product Marketing?

Posted March 31, 2015 by Anonymous

by John Mansour A clever person once said that it’s product management’s job to put the products people want to buy on the shelf, and product marketing’s job to get buyers to take them off the shelf.  For B2B companies, emptying those shelves requires a unique competency in your sales force that goes beyond the […]

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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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Harper Government celebrates the potential of young women and girls on International Women’s Day

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

Minister Leitch announces “Strong Girls, Strong World” project and highlights the Government’s new Girls Advisory Council

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MPs Braid and Albrecht to Celebrate Investment in Support of Innovative Cutting-Edge Research

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

Event date: March 16, 2015 – Peter Braid, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Waterloo, accompanied by the Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), will celebrate investments in support of innovative research at the University of Waterloo.

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Backgrounder – Canada Outlines Support for New Food Security Initiatives

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

Minister Paradis reaffirms Canada’s leadership and commitment to strong partnerships between public and private sectors to improve lives of world’s most vulnerable people

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Harper Government invests to help manufacture better construction equipment and train skilled trade workers for the construction industry

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

The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, Minister for Democratic Reform and Minister responsible for the National Capital Commission, and Royal Galipeau, Member of Parliament for Ottawa¿Orléans, announced federal funding for hundreds of students and dozens of faculty at Algonquin College and La Cité collégiale to develop new cutting-edge construction technology.

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Yukon MP Ryan Leef Will Make an Important Announcement

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

Please be advised that Yukon MP Ryan Leef, on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, and Minister for the Arctic Council, will make an announcement related to Yuk…

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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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Government of Canada Supports Skills Training in Canada’s West

Posted February 6, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Members of the media are invited to attend an announcement with Dan Albas, Member of Parliament for Okanagan-Coquihalla, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, to support training for skille…

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The Honourable Pierre Poilievre will speak at a luncheon hosted by the Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

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

The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, will speak at a luncheon hosted by the Edmonton Economic Development Corporation.

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Minister Poilievre highlights government priorities to help families prosper and ensure Canadians get the skills and training needed for the jobs of today and tomorrow

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

The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, addressed the Canadian Home Builders’ Association’s annual conference today and highlighted the Harper Government’s priorities to help Canadians get the skills they need f…

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Minister Bergen launches new call for proposals to help Canadians with disabilities obtain jobs

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

Today, the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development, addressed the Fifth Annual Forum on Inclusion in Ottawa, just days ahead of International Day of Persons with Disabilities which occurs on December 3.

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Western Innovation Forum 2015 Brings Together Business and Innovators

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

The Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, will welcome more than 500 participants to the 2nd Western Innovation Forum (WIF 2015) today in Vancouver, British Columbia. The two-day event is being hosted by We…

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Economic Action Plan 2015: A balanced-budget, low-tax plan for jobs, growth and security

Posted May 2, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, today delivered a keynote speech at the Manitoba Chamber of Commerce in Brandon, Manitoba, following the tabling of Economic Action Plan 2015 on April 21, 2015. He highligh…

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Tips From A Tutor: Helping Your Kids With Homework

Posted November 13, 2014 by Anonymous

Written by Natalie Ast For a few years, in between graduating from University and moving on to law school, I was a tutor in Toronto for French Immersion and English students. I had the chance to work with a variety […]

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Minister of State Wong promotes new retirement income calculator during Financial Literacy Month

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

The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State for Seniors, officially launched today the newly redesigned Canadian Retirement Income Calculator (CRIC). The CRIC is an online tool that provides Canadians with retirement income information, including info…

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Minister Kenney talks skills training and jobs with the Canadian Electricity Association

Posted November 5, 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 Electricity Association’s Annual Occupational Health and Safety Awards.

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Harper Government Invests in Saskatchewan Manufacturing Sector

Posted March 18, 2015 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, in support of growing the western manufacturing sector through the establishment of the Saskatchewan Manufa…

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Support for Ojibway Language Lessons

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

Government of Canada provides funding for classes offered by the Waabinong Head Start Family Resource Centre

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Governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island take action to help Islanders get jobs faster

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

Today, the Government of Canada announced nearly $4 million in funding to Prince Edward Island (PEI) for two projects that will help young people and newcomers find work in their fields. The governments also renewed two agreements that will connect Isl…

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Government of Canada helps youth and Canadians with disabilities in Winnipeg gain job skills

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

La ministre du Travail et ministre de la Condition féminine, l’honorable Dre K. Kellie Leitch, a félicité aujourd’hui Allied Aviation Services Company of Newfoundland, ULC, et le district 140 de l’Association internationale des machinistes et des travailleurs et travailleuses de l’aérospatiale d’avoir renouvelé leur convention collective.

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Minister Greg Rickford will announce an investment to Lake of the Woods Brewing Company to help local youth find jobs

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

The Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of Natural Resources, Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario and Member of Parliament for Kenora, on behalf of the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Soc…

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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 of State Holder to Speak at Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada Conference

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

Event date: October 27, 2014 – The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), will deliver a keynote address at this year’s Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada conference.

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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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Remarks by Lucie Tedesco, Commissioner of the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada at Economic Club of Canada panel discussion on entrepreneurs and financial literacy

Posted November 26, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

• As Minister Sorenson noted, the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) is at the centre of the national effort to improve the financial literacy of Canadians.

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Quebecois must come first for Quebec jobs

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

Quebecois must come first for Quebec jobs. Our Government will not allow employers to hire temporary foreign workers while leaving Quebecois without jobs.

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Minister Poilievre and MP Galipeau to Celebrate Research Partnerships in National Capital Region

Posted April 7, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Event date: April 8, 2015 – The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, Minister for Democratic Reform and Minister responsible for the National Capital Commission, on behalf of the Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), will make an announcement concerning the Government of Canada’s support for partnerships between colleges and local businesses in the National Capital Region. The Minister will be joined by Royal Galipeau, Member of Parliament for Ottawa¿Orléans.

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Federal Government invests in youth through Pathways to Education

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

The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, on behalf of the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, today announced additional federal funding to Pathways to Education Canada. Mi…

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