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  1. Marc G. Serré, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Official Languages, will make an important announcement in support of increasing tourism in the Killarney region.
  2. The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and Kody Blois, Member of Parliament for Kings-Hants, will be in Greenwich, Nova Scotia to highlight federal investments to help farmers across Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador adopt sustainable farming practices.
  3. FedNor funding will help support agri-food producers and organizations innovate, expand and create jobs across the region
  4. The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, will travel to Manitoba and British Columbia from August 15 to 18, 2022.
  5. The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, Terry Duguid, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, and the Honourable Jim Carr, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Centre will make an announcement on the Women Entrepreneurship Strategy.
  6. Rachel Bendayan, Member of Parliament for Outremont and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, will announce Government of Canada assistance to support the growth of eco-friendly tourism cooperative Alo Richelieu.
  7. If you are in the snow removal business, you know what a tough job it is. When your clients are snowed in, you’re snowed under. As the white blanket awaits, it is the time of the year when customers start renewing their contracts.
  8. The Government of Canada, through CanNor, is investing over $87,000 to support the expansion and revitalization of the Yukon Motorcycle Park
  9. CanNor is investing nearly $2 million to support the expansion of the Nattilik Heritage Centre in Gjoa Haven, Nunavut, as it continues to grow as a regional hub and an Inuit culture-driven community gathering space.
  10. CED awards close to $900,000 to five organizations that will help boost tourism in the region.
  11. The following information is in addition to the news release issued on August 11, 2022, on CED’s financial assistance and the recipient businesses/organizations and their respective projects.
  12. The growth of Canada's cherry industry is a major success story, exporting high-quality products to markets all over the world, while contributing to the economic vitality of rural communitites. Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau and the Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, the Honourable Mary Ng, announced that the Government of Canada has gained market access to South Korea for British Columbia's high-quality fresh cherries.
  13. FedDev Ontario investment supports September return of one of the world’s largest film festivals
  14. CanNor funding supports feasibility study examining alternative energy potential in three Nunavut communities.
  15. FedDev Ontario invests over $740,000 in the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority to support increased accessibility and infrastructure upgrades at Bruce’s Mill Conservation Park in Whitchurch-Stouffville.
  16. Minister Vandal to make a funding announcement related to the Northstar Development Project and a geothermal project in Cambridge Bay
  17. The humane care and handling of farm animals, and the ability to track their movements, are an important part of the confidence consumers have in their food in Canada. Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced an investment of up to nearly $3 million to three national organizations to enhance animal welfare and tracking in the country.
  18. The Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will make an important announcement in support of community infrastructure in Whitchurch-Stouffville.
  19. The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, today concluded a productive trip to Phnom Penh, Cambodia, where she participated in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) ministerial meetings on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs.
  20. The ASEAN-Canada Plan of Action Trust Fund will support activities that promote cooperation between ASEAN and the Government of Canada in mutually agreed priority areas aligned with the Government of Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy.
  21. The CRTC has approved funding for ten high-quality projects through the CRTC Broadband Fund. These projects will either introduce or improve mobile wireless and/or broadband Internet access services along approximately 425 kilometres of roads and for approximately 2,250 households in 35 communities, including five Indigenous communities and one official language minority community, in Manitoba, Quebec, and Newfoundland and Labrador.
  22. Today, the CRTC announced that ten projects will receive up to $20.5 million in funding from the Broadband Fund.
  23. The Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced today an investment of over $1.8 million under the AgriAssurance Program to assist Bioindustrial Innovation Canada to further develop quality standards to accelerate growth of the bioeconomy in the agriculture sector.
  24. FedDev Ontario supports return of Tennis Canada’s National Bank Open tournament and Boots and Hearts Music Festival
  25. Tennis Canada is receiving financial assistance from CED to enhance the Montréal tournament and position it for the future.
  26. CED awards over $2.8 million to 16 organizations for projects to build or upgrade community spaces.
  27. The following information is in addition to the news release issued on August 3, 2022, on CED’s financial assistance and the recipient communities and their respective projects.
  28. On September 20, 2022, the Competition Bureau will host the Competition and Green Growth Summit, where experts will discuss the interaction between competition law and policy and sustainability.
  29. The Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will make an important announcement in support of major festivals and sporting events in southern Ontario.
  30. CED awards almost $4.5 million to 16 organizations for projects to build or upgrade community spaces.
  31. The following information is in addition to the news release issued on August 2, 2022, on CED’s financial assistance and the recipient communities and their respective projects.
  32. "Today, to mark Food Day Canada, I join foodies everywhere to celebrate our remarkable Canadian food. From farm to fork, thank you to all those who work hard to feed our country and a growing global population. I also salute chefs, professional and amateur, for your passion in turning Canadian ingredients into unforgettable feasts."
  33. CED awards over $2.1 million to seven organizations for projects to build or upgrade community spaces in the Côte-Nord region.
  34. The following information is in addition to the news release issued on July 29, 2022, on CED’s financial assistance and the recipient communities and their respective projects.
  35. The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, will deliver remarks on the Black Entrepreneurship Program at the National Black Canadians Summit.
  36. The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing $4 million to continue building a strong and competitive agri-food workforce. The second round of the Ontario Agri-Careers Support Initiative, which opens today and closes on September 8, 2022, provides funding for innovative pilot projects that are tailor-made to address employee needs at a local level.
  37. Farmers care about the health of their animals and make every effort to protect it. Disease outbreaks can still occur, resulting in significant losses for producers, the sector and the economy. Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced over $1.2 million for three organizations to roll out insurance products to help poultry producers better manage risks and mitigate losses that may result from a disease outbreak.
  38. $17.6 million investment to support initiatives aimed at teaching digital literacy skills to under-represented Canadians
  39. Government of Canada supports efforts to revitalize main streets, downtowns and neighbourhoods
  40. Ensuring that Canadian Coast Guard personnel have the equipment they need to keep Canada’s waterways open and safe is a key priority for the Government of Canada.
  41. Yesterday, the Competition Bureau registered a consent agreement with the Competition Tribunal to address its concerns related to certain aspects of the proposed formation of a gas processing joint venture between Pembina Pipeline Corporation and KKR’s Global Infrastructure Funds.
  42. The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, will highlight an important development regarding the Canada Digital Adoption Program. She will be joined by Kody Blois, Member of Parliament for Kings–Hants.
  43. As an Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) dialogue partner and founding member of the ASEAN Regional Forum, Canada is committed to deepening its already strong relationships with ASEAN, its member states and other partners from across the Indo-Pacific.
  44. Québec-based business in Saint-Roch neighbourhood receives $100,000 in financial assistance from CED.
  45. Residents of rural communities to benefit from increased connectivity
  46. CED grants over $6.5 million to 11 organizations, helping them to launch their projects and enhance their tourism offerings.
  47. The following information is in addition to the news release issued on July 27, 2022, on CED’s financial assistance, the recipient businesses and organizations, and their respective projects.
  48. Government of Canada announces support for Uptown Saint John Inc.
  49. FedDev Ontario investment to support over 65 SMEs, 80 technologies or processes and over 110 jobs
  50. The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, will make an announcement about the Women Entrepreneurship Strategy Ecosystem Fund. The Minister will be joined by Andy Fillmore, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry and Member of Parliament for Halifax.