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Minister Poilievre participates in roundtable on tax cuts and training with Progressive Contractors Association of Canada

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

The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, gathered feedback and advice today during roundtable discussions that touched on issues such as tax cuts, job training, apprenticeships and other government priorities.

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Government of Canada helps youth in Saint-Félicien and area get jobs

Posted May 27, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada is helping equip youth in Saint-Félicien and the surrounding area with the skills and experience they need to find jobs. The announcement was made today by the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs, Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec and Member of Parliament for Roberval–Lac-St-Jean, on behalf of the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development.

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Harper Government helps youth in Drumheller and area get jobs

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

The Harper Government is helping equip youth in Drumheller and the surrounding area with the skills and experience they need to find jobs. The announcement was made today by the Honourable Kevin Sorenson, Minister of State (Finance) and Member of Parli…

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Governments of Canada and Manitoba support skills training for older workers

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

MP Larry Maguire, on behalf of the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, along with Manitoba Minister of Jobs and the Economy Kevin Chief, today announced an investment of over $996,000 to help unemployed older wor…

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Canada Job Grant supports British Columbia employers and provides workers with skills training

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

Today, Colin Mayes, Member of Parliament for Okanagan–Shuswap, on behalf of the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, along with Greg Kyllo, Parliamentary Secretary for the BC Jobs Plan and MLA for Shuswap, congratulated employers in Enderby that are training their workers with the help of the Canada Job Grant.

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CAE Healthcare launches world-class neurosurgery simulator in partnership with the National Research Council of Canada

Posted January 18, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

CAE Healthcare announced today the launch of NeuroVRTM, a neurosurgery simulator that offers the world’s most realistic training environment for open cranial and endoscopic brain surgery procedures.

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The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc to celebrate investment in research infrastructure at Mount Allison University

Posted April 14, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Event date: April 15, 2016 – The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, on behalf of the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will be at Mount Allison University to celebrate support for universities and researchers.

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Education

Building Confidence At School With Downtime At Home

Posted September 23, 2014 by Sonya

By now we’ve all settled into the new school year. First week jitters have been replaced by familiar faces and learning expectations. We had our curriculum night this week and the teacher reminded us to support our kids at home. […]

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Creating Opportunities for Aboriginal students

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

The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, today announced that Canada is providing an additional $1.4 million to Indspire’s Building Brighter Futures :

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Government of Canada Supports Skills Training in B.C.’s Kootenay Region

Posted February 27, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Members of the media are invited to attend an important event with David Wilks, Member of Parliament for Kootenay-Columbia, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, to benefit skills training …

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Harper Government to Announce Support for Oil and Gas Research and Development

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

On Monday,
January 19, 2015, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification will make an announcement to benefit oil and gas research and development.

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Minister MacKay to make a funding announcement

Posted September 24, 2014 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, and Mike Wallace, M.P. for Burlington, will make a funding announcement, regarding justice measures.

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Federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for the labour market will meet in Toronto to discuss skills training and labour market challenges

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

Federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for the labour market will meet in Toronto to discuss skills training and labour market challenges. Ministers are working together to ensure the skills and training needs of Canadians are being …

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

Posted December 19, 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, leade…

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Agriculture

Investment by Harper Government in Commercial Beekeeping to Bolster Agriculture Industry

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

Today Mark Warawa, Member of Parliament for Langley, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced $140,000 in funding provided through the Western Diversification Program (WDP), towards …

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Minister Alice Wong and Minister Shirley Bond will recognize Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards as one of the many British Columbia businesses to receive a Canada Job Grant

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

The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), along with the Honourable Shirley Bond, British Columbia Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training and Minister Responsible for Labour, will recognize Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards as one of t…

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Minister Poilievre highlights training and the Government’s commitment to jobs with BuildForce Canada

Posted June 3, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, shared the Harper Government’s plans to deal with the looming skills shortage with the construction industry today at BuildForce Canada’s first National Construction and Ma…

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Harper Government helps youth in Courtenay get jobs

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

The Harper Government is helping equip youth in Courtenay with the skills and experience they need to find jobs. The announcement was made today by the Honourable John Duncan, Member of Parliament for Vancouver Island North, on behalf of the Honourable…

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Minister Peter MacKay and Parliamentary Secretary Scott Armstrong will announce Government of Canada support that will help young Canadians find jobs

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

The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of Justice, Attorney General of Canada and Member of Parliament for Central Nova, and Scott Armstrong, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment and Social Development, Minister of Labour and Member of Parliament for Cumberland–Colchester–Musquodoboit Valley, will announce Government of Canada support that will help young Canadians find jobs.

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Governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island celebrate success of Canada Job Grant

Posted July 31, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Investment through the Canada Job Grant will help train almost 200 workers in Prince Edward Island for in demand jobs, the governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island announced today. To date, 29 employers have been approved for funding to train new…

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FCAC to release research report on auto finance

Posted March 4, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Members of the media are invited to attend a news conference where the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) will release the findings of Auto Finance: Market Trends, a research report that will highlight significant industry developments.

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Government of Canada to Announce Support for Indigenous Skills Training

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

Members of the media are invited to attend an event on April 25, 2016 where Randy Boissonnault, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minist…

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Education

May 21 Is European Obesity Day

Posted May 20, 2016 by Arya M. Sharma, MD

Here an announcement/reminder for my readers in Europe: Please support European Obesity Day European Obesity Day (EOD) takes place this coming Saturday, 21 May, and is aimed at raising awareness and increasing knowledge about obesity and the many other diseases on which it impacts. EOD is a major annual initiative for the European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO) and so would like to as… Read More »

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Statement by the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development

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

“Today marks the fifth Essential Skills Day, a day that raises awareness about the importance of workplace literacy and essential skills training. Essential skills, such as reading, writing and numeracy, are used in every job at different levels of com…

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Minister Rickford Concludes Successful Mission Promoting Canada’s Interests in Japan

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

The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, today concluded his first official visit to Japan, where he reinforced the economic and natural resource relationship between our countries.

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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

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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Students in British Columbia’s Kootenay Region to Benefit from Harper Government’s Investment in Training Program

Posted March 3, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, at the College of the Rockies, David Wilks, Member of Parliament for Kootenay¿Columbia, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced a $350,000 investment to expand the school’s industrial training programs.

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Minister Goodyear and MP Stanton Visit Lakehead University Orillia Campus

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

The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), and Bruce Stanton, Member of Parliament for Simcoe North, will tour Lakehead University’s Orillia Campus.

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Harper Government helps children access new playground at West Dalhousie School in Calgary

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

The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, along with the Honourable Diane Ablonczy, Member of Parliament for Calgary¿Nose Hill, today announced an investment to build a new accessible playground at West Dalhousie School in Calgary.

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Minister of State Wong to attend the official opening of the Pathways to Education Vancouver site

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

The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors) and Member of Parliament for Richmond, on behalf of the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, will give the opening remarks at the official opening of the Path…

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Building Nova Scotia’s Tidal Power Supply Chain

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

Tidal energy projects are taking off in the Bay of Fundy. Marine Renewables Canada (MRC) is offering workshops in locations across Nova Scotia for companies interested in exploring opportunities in the tidal energy supply chain.

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The Harper Government helps youth in Prince Edward Island get jobs

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

The Harper Government is helping equip young Canadians in Prince Edward Island with the information, skills and work experience needed to get jobs. The announcement was made today by the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and Member…

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Government of Canada Invests in Skills Training

Posted July 13, 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 enhance skills training in the construction sector.

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Member of Parliament Colin Mayes and Parliamentary Secretary Greg Kyllo will recognize seven British Columbia businesses receiving a Canada Job Grant to train workers

Posted July 27, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Colin Mayes, Member of Parliament for Okanagan–Shuswap, on behalf of the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, and Greg Kyllo, Parliamentary Secretary for the BC Jobs Plan and MLA for Shuswap, will recognize seven British Columbia businesses receiving a Canada Job Grant to train workers.

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Week 4 of #FLM2015 to focus on preventing and protecting against fraud and financial abuse

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

Jane Rooney, Canada’s Financial Literacy Leader, invites Canadians to take part in the fourth week of Financial Literacy Month (FLM) by participating in activities that focus on preventing and protecting against fraud and financial abuse. This is a cri…

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MP Fillmore to Make Announcement in Halifax

Posted March 31, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Members of the media are invited to attend an event where Andy Fillmore, Member of Parliament for Halifax, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Can…

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The Government of Canada launches consultation to improve Employment Insurance services

Posted May 12, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Millions of Canadians rely on the Government of Canada to provide them with easy access to the services and benefits to which they are entitled. They expect quality and fast service from their government-whether the service is provided online, over the…

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The Honourable Alice Wong will announce the launch of the report from the Employer Panel for Caregivers

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

The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), and Stephen Shea, Ernst & Young LLP and Chair of the Canadian Employer Caregiver Panel, will announce the launch of the report from the Employer Panel for Caregivers.

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Media Advisory – Minister Rickford to make important announcement for Poplar Hill First Nation

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

Please be advised that the Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, along with Chief Alice Suggashie, will participate in a sod turning event for the cons…

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