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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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Historical Day | Order and Law on the Plains

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

The National Battlefields Commission invites the general public to attend its historical day under the theme of Order and Law on the Plains, Sunday September 11 from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., at Martello Tower 1 and the surrounding area – an invitation to discover a little-known side of the history of two battles (the Plains of Abraham and Sainte-Foy). Meet historical figures and learn more about their work, their crimes, period laws, and the dire consequences for those who broke them. Historical stations, entertainment and the atmosphere of the times ― the rhythm of drums, cannon fire and the gunfire of re-enactors ― await you. A day with no entrance fee, where history and entertainment artfully combine!

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Minister Lebouthillier to announce support for college research in Gaspé region

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

Gaspé, Quebec, October 12, 2016-The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue, on behalf of the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will highlight support for two research projects at a local cégep.

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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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Researchers Seek New Drug Treatments for Rare Diseases

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

Rare diseases, as the name suggests, have small patient populations. Historically, these were “orphaned” by the pharmaceutical industry- leaving few approved drug treatment options for those with these “orphan diseases.” An innovative project underway …

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Minister Jean-Yves Duclos will be attending the UN Habitat III Summit on the New Urban Agenda in Quito, Ecuador, from October 17–20, 2016

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

The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will be attending the UN Habitat III Summit on the New Urban Agenda in Quito, Ecuador, from October 17–20, 2016.

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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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The Government of Canada to announce support for the Churchill region of Manitoba

Posted September 29, 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, will announce funding to support economic development in Churchill and the surrounding area.

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Government of Canada explores international science collaboration at G20 meeting

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

November 4, 2016 – Beijing, China – Innovovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

The Government of Canada recognizes the importance of science and innovation to economic growth in the 21st century. It is why the Government launched the Inclusive Innovation Agenda

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Minister Brison to announce infrastructure funding at Nova Scotia Community College

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

Ottawa, September 1, 2016 – The Honourable Scott Brison, President of the Treasury Board of Canada, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will be at Nova Scotia Community College in Dartmou…

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Government of Canada invests in post-secondary infrastructure in Alberta

Posted October 12, 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 $34.98-million inve…

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Minister Sohi to celebrate support for top science researchers at the University of Alberta

Posted December 1, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Edmonton, Alberta, December 2, 2016-The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, on behalf of the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will celebrate support for science research and innovation at the University o…

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MP Eyking to make announcement in Englishtown

Posted June 24, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Mark Eyking, Member of Parliament for Sydney – Victoria, on behalf of the Honorable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlanti…

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MP Jordan to make announcement in Beach Meadows

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

Bernadette Jordan, Member of Parliament for South Shore – St. Margarets, 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 a funding announcement in Beach Meadows.

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Algonquin College and La Cité collégiale female students encouraged to enter careers in sciences, technology, engineering and math

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

The Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workplace Development and Labour, at a panel discussion at Algonquin College’s Student Commons, today invited female students to take advantage of careers in high-demand occupations in which they…

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Fisheries and Oceans Canada invests in new, innovative Ocean School program for youth

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

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia – Today, on the campus of Dalhousie University, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, announced that the Department of Fisheries and Oceans is contributing $250,000 to the Ocean…

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Minister Brison to announce infrastructure funding at Dalhousie University

Posted September 29, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Ottawa, September 30, 2016-The Honourable Scott Brison, President of the Treasury Board, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will be at Dalhousie University to announce infrastructure fun…

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Three Community Facilities in Antigonish County to be Revitalized

Posted November 7, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Rodger Cuzner, Member of Parliament for Cape Breton-Canso, today announced contributions totalling $243,735, through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program, to repair and upgrade three community facilities in Antigonish County.

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Canada and Ontario invest in infrastructure at Seneca College

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

August 31, 2016 – Toronto, Ontario – 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.

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Minister Bains to announce infrastructure funding at Confederation College

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

Event date: October 13, 2016 – The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will be at Confederation College to announce infrastructure funding for the college. Minister Bains will also highlight the benefits of the Government of Canada’s Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund.

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Address by Minister Duclos on Early Learning and Child Care

Posted December 1, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Good evening, everyone. Thank you for your kind welcome.

Let me start by sincerely thanking you for inviting me here today.

I would like to talk to you this evening about issues that are very important for the future of our society: early learning an…

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Muscling up for the community

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

The Englishtown Community Hall Association is installing a new roof on their hall. Thanks to support from the Government of Canada, they will also be able to make repairs to the basement to avoid water damage. These renovations will ensure that the hal…

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New Edenwold Playground Opens with Investment from Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program

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

Today, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification…

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Minister Qualtrough hosts important conversation with young Canadians on the future of accessibility

Posted November 1, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Youth are key to breaking down barriers for Canadians with disabilities and creating a more accessible and inclusive Canada. That’s why today, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, hosted an exciting one-day …

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Making post-secondary education more affordable

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

For too many Canadians, rising costs have made post-secondary education less affordable. Fewer are able to save for education, and those who receive financial assistance often find it difficult to repay their loans. Increases to Canada Student Grants a…

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Minister MacAulay to announce infrastructure funding at University of Prince Edward Island

Posted September 29, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Ottawa, September 30, 2016-The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will be at the University of Prince Edward Island to announce infrastructure funding for the university. Minister MacAulay will also highlight the benefits of the Government of Canada’s Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund.

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The Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk will announce the Government of Canada’s ratification of the International Labour Organization’s Convention 138 Concerning Minimum Age for Admission to Employment

Posted June 7, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, will announce the Government of Canada’s ratification of the International Labour Organization’s Convention 138 Concerning Minimum Age for Admission to Employmen…

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Government of Canada Announces Recipients of the Canada First Research Excellence Fund

Posted September 1, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will announce the recipients of the second competition of the Canada First Research Excellence Fund

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Government of Canada invests in post-secondary infrastructure in Alberta

Posted October 12, 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 $20.7-million inves…

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Address by Minister Duclos – Opening Plenary – Habitat III Global Summit

Posted October 24, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Madame President of the Conference, heads of delegations and delegates, distinguished guests

On behalf of Canada, thank you for the opportunity to participate at the Habitat III Summit.

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Vernissage of the Student Masterworks exhibition at the Plains of Abraham Museum: 8th edition

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

To kick off the 8th edition of the Student Masterworks exhibition, Margaret F. Delisle, President of The National Battlefields Commission, joined project organizers Christian and Jean-Pierre Lagueux this afternoon in welcoming local press to the Plains of Abraham Museum. Once again, the exhibition of new reproductions of historical objects from New France dating from the 16th to 18th century dazzled visitors with the calibre of the students’ masterworks! The event took place under the honorary presidency of Sébastien Girard, Deputy Consul General of the Consulate General of France in Québec.

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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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Minister Duclos to celebrate support for science at Université Laval

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

Ottawa, November 10, 2016-The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, on behalf of the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will recognize recipients of the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships as we…

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Government provides exciting opportunity for youth to share their vision for an accessible Canada

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

The Government of Canada is inviting youth to take part in a national conversation to discuss what accessibility means to them and to share their vision of an accessible Canada.

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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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Minister Chagger to See Technology Making a Splash

Posted November 7, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister of Small Business and Tourism and Member of Parliament for Waterloo, will visit the University of Waterloo to see technology making a splash.

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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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