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Minister Duclos and Minister Mihychuk launch a call for nominations for a Steering Group to co-create a Social Innovation and Social Finance Strategy for Canada

Posted October 25, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, and the Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, announced a call for nominations to seek membership on a Steer…

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Government of Canada increases protection for workers handling hazardous materials

Posted June 30, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada is pleased to announce the new Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) regulations under the Canada Labour Code, to be published in Part II of the Canada Gazette. The new regulations will better protect federally regulated workers…

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Canada and British Columbia invest in infrastructure at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver

Posted September 19, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

September 19, 2016 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada – Post-secondary institutions help equip young Canadians with the education and training they need for future careers that will help them join a strong, healthy middle class.

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Government of Canada invests over $2.73 million in improvements to Calgary’s Community Infrastructure

Posted January 17, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

Thirteen recreational and cultural facilities in Calgary will be upgraded with the Government of Canada’s CIP 150 investment of $2,738,214. The improvements made with the funding will help upgrade the facilities and support Calgary’s community spirit.

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Minister Mihychuk works with Ukraine on workers’ safety

Posted November 3, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

As the Minister of Labour, the Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk met with Mr. Andriy Reva, Ukrainian Minister of Social Policy, this week, where they agreed to deepen collaboration between the two countries on jobs and safety in the context of the progressiv…

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MP Fraser to make innovation funding announcement

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

Sean Fraser, Member of Parliament for Central Nova, on behalf of the Honorable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, will announce a major investme…

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Canada and P.E.I. invest in post-secondary infrastructure

Posted September 30, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

September 30, 2016 – Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island – Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada – The Government of Canada values the role of post-secondary institutions as they help equip young Canadians with the education and training they need for future careers that will help them join a strong, healthy middle class. Today’s combined federal and provincial investment of $20.84 million for research infrastructure in Prince Edward Island will do just that by fostering the training needed for the well-paying middle-class jobs of today and tomorrow.

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FedDev Ontario Invests in Manufacturing Innovation in the Golden Horseshoe

Posted December 19, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

While any member of the network can lead a project in the areas of additive manufacturing, flexible manufacturing and tooling adoption for advanced materials, each has a main area of focus:

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Canada ratifies international convention, takes stand against child labour and exploitation

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

Canada has officially ratified an international treaty that seeks to eliminate child labour and ensure children do not leave school to join the workforce full time.

The Honorable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Lab…

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The Government of Canada announces the Tackling Poverty Together Project

Posted September 2, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, announced the Tackling Poverty Together Project which will inform the development of new Canadian Poverty Reduction Strategy.

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Minister Bains to announce infrastructure funding at Algoma University

Posted October 13, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Event date: October 14, 2016 – The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will be at Algoma University to announce infrastructure funding for the region. Minister Bains will also highlight the benefits of the Government of Canada’s Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund.

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Post-secondary education getting more affordable and accessible – students can plan on it

Posted November 23, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Peter Schiefke, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister (Youth), on behalf of the Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, spoke to students and student leaders at Carleton University today about Educ…

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The Honourable Patty Hajdu will make an announcement regarding the 2016 Canada Summer Jobs program

Posted June 30, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Status of Women, on behalf of the Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, will make an announcement regarding the 2016 Canada Summer Jobs program.

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Minister Bains brings innovation message to the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade

Posted September 19, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

September 19, 2016 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada – In a period of low economic growth, Canada needs to invest in developing the talent and skills of its people. Canada should also focus on scaling up start-up companies and using the government’s purchasing power to drive innovation. That’s the kind of leadership that Canadians expect from their government.

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Government of Canada to announce support for community infrastructure in south-central Alberta

Posted January 17, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

Members of the media are invited to attend an important event with Darshan Kang, Member of Parliament for Calgary Skyview, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada and Minister responsib…

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Minister Bains looks to Ontario businesses to help all of Canada prosper

Posted November 3, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

November 3, 2016 – Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario – Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada – Advanced economies around the world are facing a period of low economic growth. But low growth does not have to be Canada’s destiny. With the right plan, Canada can outperform the rest of the world.

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Government of Canada Supports National Economic Developers Conference

Posted October 23, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada, announced funding of $20,000 today to support the Economic Developers Association of Canada (E…

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Real change: Bringing Innovation to the Social Policy Agenda in Canada

Posted September 30, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

I am grateful for this opportunity to be around people who are at the heart of our economic growth and who have a strong sense of social responsibility.

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FedDev Ontario Invests in Manufacturing Innovation in the Golden Horseshoe

Posted December 19, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Many Canadian small- and medium-sized manufacturers delay adopting new technology, because of the risk of making large, upfront investments without first testing their innovations. By investing in a new advanced manufacturing network in the Golden Hors…

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Address by Minister Qualtrough at the Canadian Vision Teachers’ Conference 2016

Posted June 9, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Let me begin by thanking the British Columbia Vision Teachers’ Association for inviting me to speak this morning.

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Statement recognizing Labour Day in Canada by the Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour

Posted September 2, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

In Canada, Labour Day marks the end of summer and back to school – but it is also an important day in the history of Canada. On this day, we recognize the value and importance of workers’ rights, health and safety, fair labour laws, and employment equity and diversity, in an evolving and changing workplace.

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Minister Hehr to announce recipients of Canada’s pre-eminent awards for doctoral students and post-doctoral researchers

Posted October 13, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Event date: October 14, 2016 – The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, on behalf of the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will announce recipients of the 2016 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships and the 2016 Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships at an official ceremony at the University of Calgary.

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Ministers Chagger and Quassa to announce infrastructure funding for Nunavut

Posted November 21, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Ottawa, November 23, 2016-The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister of Small Business and Tourism-on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development-an…

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MP Casey to make annoucement in the Town of Truro

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

Members of the media are invited to join Bill Casey, Member of Parliament for Cumberland – Colchester, on behalf of the Honorable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada O…

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Minister Bains wraps up successful two-day Vancouver tour

Posted September 20, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

September 20, 2016 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada – In a period of low economic growth, Canada needs to invest in developing the talent and skills of its people.

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Government of Canada invests in infrastructure at the University of Waterloo

Posted January 12, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada values the role of post-secondary institutions as they help equip young Canadians with the education and training they need for future careers that will help them join a strong, healthy middle class. Today, the Government of Ca…

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MP Cuzner to Make Announcement in Afton Station

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

Rodger Cuzner, Member of Parliament for Cape Breton-Canso, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, will make an official …

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Minister Qualtrough: Announcement regarding the United Nations Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

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

This year marks the tenth anniversary of the United Nations’ adoption of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. And what better way to mark this anniversary than by announcing that Canada will actively consider accession to the Opti…

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Towards a Poverty Reduction Strategy

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

The Government of Canada is committed to developing a Canadian Poverty Reduction Strategy and will be consulting with Canadians in 2017 to gather views to help develop this strategy.

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Minister Duclos reinforces the Government of Canada’s commitment to children and families at a roundtable with key stakeholders to discuss early learning and child care

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

The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, today met with academics, stakeholders, advocates, experts and representatives from national Indigenous organizations to discuss early learning and child care. This…

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Minister Duclos honours the recipients of Canada’s Volunteer Awards, including the Thérèse Casgrain Lifelong Achievement Award

Posted June 10, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Volunteering is an important act. It is the backbone of civil society organizations, social and political movements and public- and private-sector programs world-wide. It is an integral part of every society.

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The Honorable Kent Hehr will announce support for Syrian youth facing employment barriers

Posted September 2, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honorable Kent Hehr will announce support for Syrian youth facing employment barriers.

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Canada and Ontario invest in post-secondary infrastructure in Thunder Bay and region

Posted October 13, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada values the role of post-secondary institutions as they help equip young Canadians with the education and training they need for future careers that will help them join a strong, healthy middle class. Today’s $20.76-million inve…

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Canada and Nunavut invest in infrastructure at Nunavut Arctic College

Posted November 23, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada values the role of post-secondary institutions as they help equip young Canadians with the education and training they need for future careers that will help them join a strong, healthy middle class. Today’s $29.54-million inve…

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Best summer ever: Record number of jobs and opportunities in Quebec through Canada Summer Jobs Program

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

More Quebec students than ever before will be working as part of the Canada Summer Jobs program this year, thanks to unprecedented interest shown by employers and students from across the province, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families…

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Veterans to receive help to overcome barriers to jobs

Posted September 26, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Veterans struggling with mental health issues are receiving skills training and the support they need to obtain and retain employment, announced the Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence today.

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$5.28-million investment in infrastructure at Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue to improve research and innovation

Posted January 12, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, along with Geoffrey Kelley, Quebec Minister responsible for Native Affairs, on behalf of Hélène David, Quebec Minister responsible for Higher Education, today announced a historic investment to help equip young Quebeckers with the quality post-secondary education that will help them achieve their goals.

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Minister McKenna to announce infrastructure funding at Carleton University

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

Event date: November 7, 2016 – The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change-on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development-and the Honourable Yasi Naqvi, Ontario Attorney General, will be at Carleton University to announce infrastructure funding for the university.

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Government of Canada invests in post-secondary infrastructure in Saskatchewan

Posted August 19, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

August 19, 2016–The Government of Canada values the role of post-secondary institutions as they help equip young Canadians with the education and training they need for future careers that will help them join a strong, healthy middle class. Today’s $30.1-million investment at the University of Regina and Parkland College will do just that by fostering the training needed for the well-paying middle-class jobs of today and tomorrow.

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Equal pay for work of equal value

Posted October 5, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Equal pay for work of equal value is a human right. Pay equity between men and women, and fair treatment of all workers in the workplace, regardless of gender, is critical for creating growth and a thriving middle class.

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