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Building momentum: Financial Consumer Agency of Canada releases 2014-2015 Annual Report

Posted December 10, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Lucie Tedesco, Commissioner of the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC), today released the Agency’s 2014–2015 Annual Report. It details how the Agency has become more proactive and transparent in its supervision of federally regulated financial entities, expanded its financial literacy activities and restructured to align internal operations with its priorities in protecting financial consumers’ interests.

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New infrastructure program invests in innovation and sustainable growth at Canadian post-secondary institutions

Posted April 6, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Canada’s post-secondary institutions are at the forefront of excellence in science, research and innovation. They help to train the workforce of tomorrow and create the knowledge and insights needed by the private and public sectors to build a clean, s…

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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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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 to Announce Investment in B.C.’s Forestry Industry

Posted July 22, 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, to benefit skills training in the forestry industry.

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

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

The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, will announce Government of Canada support to increase employment opportunities for local people with disabilities.

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Actua National Conference 2016

Posted January 22, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Good morning, everyone, and welcome to Ottawa! It is a great honour to join you here as we kick off Actua’s 2016 National Conference.

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Minister Goodale celebrates cutting-edge infrastructure for researchers

Posted April 15, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada understands the central role of science and post-secondary research in a thriving, clean economy. That’s why it continues to make record investments in research that will build on Canada’s record of scientific excellence.

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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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Harper Government helps youth in the Niagara region get jobs

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

The Harper Government is helping equip youth in the Niagara region with the skills and experience they need to find jobs. The announcement was made today by the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, on behalf of the…

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Stars Align for Experiential Tourism Project in Church Point

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

Université Sainte-Anne is introducing new experiential tourism infrastructure to its Church Point campus over the next year. It is collaborating with the Municipality of the District of Clare and les Dames Patronesses de la Colonie Jeunesse Acadienne to execute the project, which includes an observatory, camping facilities and trail signage.

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Government of Canada Investment Establishes Trades Training Program

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

Today, 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, announced a $990,000 investment to the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) to establish a Heavy Duty Equipment Operator program.

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Government of Canada helps increase employment opportunities for persons with disabilities and Aboriginal peoples

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 help Canadians with disabilities and Aboriginal peoples gain meaningful employment in federally regulated sectors such as banking, tran…

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Free Trial Scams: Too Good To Be True!

Posted March 8, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

When it comes to free trial scams and subscription traps, promises of ‘free’ can actually end up costing you big time.

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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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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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Bright minds gather to shape the future of science

Posted May 26, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The National Research Council of Canada continues to foster relationships with the leaders of tomorrow by hosting over 150 members of the Global Young Academy (GYA) today for a Young Makers Science Fair Hack.

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The Governments of Canada and British Columbia will make an important announcement for job seekers

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

The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, and the Honourable Michelle Stilwell, Minister of Social Development and Social Innovation for British Columbia, will announce a new job training deal that will better conn…

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

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

More than 21,000 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, along with Jay Aspin, Member of Parliament for Nipissing–Timiskaming, and Glenn Thibeault, Member of Provincial Parliament for Sudbury on behalf of the Honourable Reza Moridi, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities and Minister of Research and Innovation. To date, over 2,700 employers have been approved for funding to train new or current employees in Ontario.

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