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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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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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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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$24.55-million investment in infrastructure at Bishop’s University to improve research and innovation

Posted January 27, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie-on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage-along with Hélène David, Quebec Minister responsible for Higher Education, today announced a historic investment to help equip young Quebecers with the quality post-secondary education that will help them achieve their goals.

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Government of Canada invests in infrastructure at St. Mary’s University

Posted January 26, 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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Remarks by Jane Rooney, Financial Literacy Leader, at the Conference Board of Canada

Posted January 26, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

I’m so pleased to have been invited to participate in this conference. I want to thank the Conference Board of Canada for organizing this event.

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Minister Bibeau and Minister David to announce infrastructure funding for Bishop’s University

Posted January 26, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

Event date: January 27, 2017 – The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie-on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development-and Hélène David, Quebec Minister responsible for Higher Education, will be at Bishop’s University to announce post-secondary infrastructure funding.

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Government of Canada invests $9.2 million to bring more research to market

Posted January 26, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

More entrepreneurs will collaborate with researchers at Atlantic universities and colleges to turn ideas into new products and services as a result of a $9.2-million investment from the Government of Canada.

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Minister Hehr to announce infrastructure funding at St. Mary’s University

Posted January 25, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

Event date: January 26, 2017 – The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will be at St. Mary’s University to announce infrastructure funding. Minister Hehr will highlight the benefits of the Government of Canada’s Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund.

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Upgrades Honour Region’s Coal Mining History

Posted January 24, 2017 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 (ACOA); along with the…

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Infrastructure investment of nearly $18 million in post-secondary institutions in Bas-Saint-Laurent to improve research and innovation

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

Joël Lightbound, Member of Parliament for Louis-Hébert, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, along with Hélène David, Quebec Minister responsible for Higher Education, today announced a historic investment to help equip young Quebecers with the quality post-secondary education that will help them achieve their goals.

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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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MP Colin Fraser to Make Announcement in Church Point

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

Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), will make an announcemen…

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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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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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Government of Canada invests over $1 million in improvements to community infrastructure in Slave Lake, Fort Vermilion and Barrhead

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

Announcement of CIP 150 infrastructure funding to Towns of Slave Lake, Barrhead and the Hamlet of Fort Vermilion

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MP Fraser to Make Announcements in Freeport

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

Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, 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 announcem…

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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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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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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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$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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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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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 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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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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Minister Bains to announce infrastructure funding at Georgian College

Posted January 6, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

Ottawa, January 9, 2017-The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Ann Hoggarth, MPP for Barrie, will be at Georgian College to announce infrastructure funding. Minister Bains will highlight the benefits…

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Statement by the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour

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

Today, the Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, made the following statement:

“I am pleased to receive and share with Canadians the interim report of the Expert Panel on Youth Employment. Our governme…

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Pugwash Benefitting from Community Infrastructure Improvements

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

Bill Casey, Member of Parliament for Cumberland-Colchester, today announced contributions totalling $139,375, through the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)’s Business Development Program (BDP) and the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Progr…

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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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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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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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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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Government of Canada invests in new T’zil Learning Centre

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

December 9, 2016 – Mount Currie, British Columbia – 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 $7.21-million investment in the Tśzil Learning Centre in Líl̓wat Nation 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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