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Canada and Ontario invest in infrastructure at University of Windsor

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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First-year accomplishments by the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development

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

The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, today highlighted achievements over the past year that include help for middle-class families, seniors, Indigenous people and other vulnerable groups and reaffirmed…

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Canada and Saskatchewan invest in post-secondary infrastructure

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

The Government of Canada values the role of post­secondary 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.

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Consulting with Canadians to introduce more flexible and inclusive support for parents and family caregivers

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

The Employment Insurance (EI) program stands among the pillars of Canada’s social safety net, helping Canadians during major milestones throughout their working life. The Government is committed to improving the EI program so that it is better aligned …

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Government of Canada launches campaign to encourage young women to choose science

Posted February 11, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

Science Minister Kirsty Duncan marked the International Day of Women and Girls in Science by announcing the launch of an engaging national campaign to encourage young women to enter science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.

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Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund

Posted December 16, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund (SIF) is a $2-billion initiative designed to modernize research and commercialization facilities at Canadian universities, colleges and polytechnics.

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Starting the summer with new jobs and opportunities across Canada

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

The Government of Canada is releasing details about new projects and programs creating jobs and opportunities in every province and territory. This includes 24 new projects that will help under-represented Canadians improve their employability skills. …

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Minister Mihychuk to announce support for college research

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

Event date: September 7, 2016 – The Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, on behalf of the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will make two announcements regarding partnerships between Canadian colleges and business and will tour the Heavy Equipment Transportation Centre.

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Government of Canada invests in most promising young researchers

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

The Government of Canada knows and supports the vital role that young researchers play in making the discoveries and creating the innovations that build our economy and enrich our society. To further advances in the natural, applied and social sciences…

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Sport Facility Upgrades at Université Sainte-Anne to Benefit Community

Posted January 23, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, today announced a $500,000 non-repayable contribution through the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)’s Innovative Communities Fund (ICF), to support Université Sainte-Anne as it upgrades several recreational facilities at its Church Point campus.

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Minister LeBlanc Celebrates Dalhousie University’s Innovative Ocean School Program

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

Halifax, Nova Scotia – The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard will be at Dalhousie University to announce funding related to the University’s new Ocean School project.

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Americas Competitiveness Exchange

Posted September 27, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Thank you, Ilse. Hello, bonjour and hola. Welcome to the Americas Competitiveness Exchange. Bienvenue au Canada.

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Minister Chagger to announce infrastructure funding at University of Waterloo

Posted January 11, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

Ottawa, January 12, 2017-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, w…

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Minister Monsef and Minister Leal to announce infrastructure funding at Sir Sandford Fleming College of Applied Arts and Technology

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

Ottawa, November 7, 2016 – The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of Democratic Institutions, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and the Honourable Jeff Leal, Ontario’s Minister of Agric…

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Canada and British Columbia invest in infrastructure at Northern Lights College

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

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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Minister Monsef to announce infrastructure funding at Trent University

Posted October 11, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Event date: October 12, 2016 – The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of Democratic Institutions, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will be at Trent University to announce infrastructure funding for the university. Minister Monsef will also highlight the benefits of the Government of Canada’s Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund.

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Science and Status of Women ministers to celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Posted February 10, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

Event date: February 11, 2017-The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will be joined by the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of Status of Women, along with Jennifer Flanagan of Actua and female researchers for a Facebook live discussion ce…

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Statement by Minister Qualtrough on Human Rights Day

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

The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, today issued the following statement:

“Stand up for someone’s rights today. As Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, I am echoing the theme of Human Rights Da…

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Statement by the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour to mark National Aboriginal Day

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

The following statement was issued by the Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, today on the occasion of National Aboriginal Day:

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Statement by the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour to mark International Literacy Day

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

The following statement was issued by the Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, today on the occasion of International Literacy Day:

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Helping International Students Avoid a Farewell to Nova Scotia

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

Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, spoke earlier today with a group of 50 international students at the program launch of Stay in Nova Scotia.

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Freeport and Clementsport Benefit from CIP150 Program

Posted January 20, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, today announced $86,807 in funding, through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program (CIP150), to upgrade two pieces of community infrastructure.

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The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, will host the National Youth Forum on accessibility

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

The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, will host the National Youth Forum on accessibility. This event, an important part of the Government’s national consultation process, will inform the development of the p…

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The Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk along with the Honourable Gerry Byrne will sign the agreement on Foreign Credentials Recognition

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

The Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, along with the Honourable Gerry Byrne, Minister of Advanced Education and Skills, will sign the agreement on Foreign Credentials Recognition in St. John’s, Newfo…

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17th Halloween Season on the Plains

Posted September 27, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

For the 17th consecutive season, the Plains of Abraham, and the Joan of Arc Garden in particular, will be transformed into haunted settings where young and old will be invited to tremble with fear and … shake with laughter! From October 1 to November 6, the National Battlefields Commission will host a series of Halloween activities and a new addition, Tales of the Bad Old Days, intended for more daring adults. Some activities are free, others are offered at different rates.

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Minister Chagger and Minister McGarry to announce infrastructure funding at Wilfrid Laurier University

Posted January 11, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

Ottawa, January 12, 2017-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, a…

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Minister Jean-Yves Duclos will highlight the key measures related to social infrastructure outlined in the Fall Economic Statement

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

The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will highlight the key measures related to social infrastructure outlined in the Fall Economic Statement (issued on November 1, 2016) which aim to build stronger, m…

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Pursuing post-secondary education passions now more accessible and affordable

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

For generations, Canadian parents told their children a similar story: if you want a good job, stay in school. Young Canadians took this message to heart. Unfortunately, for too many Canadians rising costs have made post-secondary education less afford…

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Government of Canada highlights National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Posted October 11, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, the Government of Canada highlighted that October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month across Canada. A more active and inclusive Canada is good for business. Employers are being challenged to think about how they can make their bus…

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Government of Canada wraps up consultations on how to make a more accessible Canada for people with disabilities

Posted February 7, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

Over the past five months, the Government of Canada has held public sessions across Canada as part of a consultation process to inform planned federal accessibility legislation. The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabi…

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Statement by the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, on the successful conclusion of the UN’s Habitat III Summit

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

The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, made the following statement:
“As Canada’s Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and head of Canada’s official delegation, I would like to acknowled…

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Financial Literacy Leader seeks candidates for national steering committee

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

Canada’s Financial Literacy Leader is seeking representatives from a range of sectors to join the National Steering Committee on Financial Literacy.

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Government of Canada invests in post-secondary infrastructure in Alberta

Posted September 8, 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 $56-million investm…

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Breaking down job barriers: Expert panel on youth established

Posted October 17, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

As a part of its plan to grow the middle class and help those working hard to join it, the Government of Canada is establishing an Expert Panel on Youth Employment. Today, the new Panel kicked off its work with an inaugural meeting with the Honourable …

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Government of Canada to announce support for community infrastructure and programs in Rocky Mountain House

Posted January 19, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

As part of the Government of Canada’s celebrations of the 150th anniversary of Confederation, members of the media are invited to attend an important event with Randy Boissonnault, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada; and the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage.

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New resources to help skilled Veterans build meaningful new careers

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

Veterans will get the information and training they need to build meaningful new careers, today announced the Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence.

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Best summer ever: Record number of jobs and opportunities in Alberta through Canada Summer Jobs program

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

More Alberta students than ever before will be working as part of the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program this year, thanks to unprecedented interest shown by employers and students across the province, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastruc…

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Minister Morneau to announce infrastructure funding at Ryerson University

Posted September 28, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Ottawa, September 29, 2016-The Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will be at Ryerson University to announce infrastructure funding for the u…

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Canada and Ontario invest in infrastructure at Georgian College

Posted January 9, 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 Canada is investing $10.79 million for a total combined investment of nearly $30 million to Georgian College that will help foster the training needed for the well-paying middle-class jobs of today and tomorrow.

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