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  1. Today, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, concluded successful meetings with her counterparts at the G20 Trade and Investment Ministerial Meeting in Sorrento, Italy.
  2. Today, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, met with Anne-Marie Trevelyan, the United Kingdom’s Secretary of State for International Trade, on the margins of the G20 Trade and Investment Ministers meeting held in Italy on October 11 and 12, 2021.
  3. Minister Ng discussed the upcoming World Trade Organization’s (WTO) 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) with Damien O’Connor, New Zealand’s Minister of Agriculture and Minister for Trade and Export Growth, Biosecurity, Land Information and Rural Communitie
  4. The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, will deliver remarks at the G20 Trade and Investment Ministerial Meeting in Sorrento, Italy, on October 11 and 12, 2021.
  5. Toward its commitment to a long-term economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and to develop a strong global economy that is inclusive, green, and sustainable, Canada is dedicated to supporting Canadian businesses and the free flow of products and services across international borders.
  6. A rules-based multilateral trading system, with the World Trade Organization (WTO) at its core, is essential to achieving a strong, sustainable and inclusive global economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
  7. The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, will deliver remarks at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Ministerial Council Meeting and at an Australia-hosted World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial Meeting in Paris, France on October 5 and 6, 2021. She also will convene a meeting of the Ottawa Group.
  8. The Competition Bureau has obtained court orders to further inform its challenge of Secure Energy Services Inc.’s acquisition of Tervita Corporation before the Competition Tribunal.
  9. Canada is ready to welcome the world at Expo 2020 Dubai, which will run from October 1, 2021, to March 31, 2022, in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates. Canada’s participation at this world exposition, which includes more than 190 countries and international organizations, will showcase Canada’s expertise in leading-edge technology, education and tourism and will promote the richness and diversity of its culture thanks to the immense talent of its artists.
  10. The Competition Bureau has issued a request for information (RFI) to help gather facts about Rogers’ proposed acquisition of Shaw.
  11. Today, Marie-Geneviève Mounier, Commissioner General for Canada at Expo 2020 Dubai and Claude Joli-Coeur, Government Film Commissioner and the National Film Board (NFB) Chairperson, unveiled TRACES, an interactive installation open to the public throughout the world’s fair, from October 1, 2021, to March 31, 2022, at the Canada Pavilion site.
  12. The National Arts Centre (NAC) is collaborating with Global Affairs Canada to present a broad spectrum of Canada’s performing arts at Expo 2020 Dubai, taking place in the United Arab Emirates from October 1, 2021, to March 31, 2022.
  13. The CRTC today announced that the Voter Contact Registry is now accepting registrations for the 2021 federal election. The CRTC will accept registrations up until 48 hours after the federal election of September 20, 2021.
  14. Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced that the Government of Canada has increased total AgriRecovery funding to up to $500 million to address extraordinary costs faced by producers due to drought and wildfires.
  15. The Pointe-Claire business has thus been able to conduct marketing activities.
  16. The Trois-Rivières organization will thus complete its project to develop a permanent road corridor to bring non-standard equipment into the city’s industrial port area.
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  18. FedDev Ontario invests in three rural airports to support regional connectivity and jobs for economic recovery @FedDev_Ontario
  19. The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages, today announced the appointment of the Honourable Liza Frulla as Chair of the Board of Directors of Destination Canada, effective August 6, 2021. The appointment was made following an open, transparent and merit-based selection process.
  20. Charlottetown area will benefit from investments to help bring people back to public spaces safely
  21. The Sainte-Thérèse organization will be better able to meet the needs of the businesses it serves and improve their capacity for innovation.
  22. Canada’s fisheries are the backbone of many coastal communities and a driving force of the economy. The seafood sector is a rapidly shifting environment – competition is intensifying, and consumers are looking for sustainability and quality. That is why the Government of Canada and the Province of Prince Edward Island (PEI) are making strategic investments in the fish and seafood sector through the Atlantic Fisheries Fund.
  23. Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Province of Prince Edward Island are pleased to announce funding of $1,876,026 for seven organizations through the Atlantic Fisheries Fund.
  24. The Government of Canada invests more than $140,000 in two community shared spaces to stimulate local economies, create jobs, and improve the quality of life of Canadians.
  25. Modern infrastructure and strong, sustainable communities are key to a thriving Atlantic Canadian economy. That is why the Government of Canada is investing to help the Town of Sunnyside create new economic opportunities and build healthy and resilient communities
  26. The institution will be able to establish a circular energy efficiency platform, leading to the creation of several dozen jobs.
  27. The Member of Parliament for Outremont and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, Rachel Bendayan, on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages and Minister responsible for CED, today announced $198,000 in financial support for IMMUNI T (7206127 Canada inc.), an innovative business in the life sciences sector. This repayable contribution will enable it to acquire automated production equipment and robotize its analysis and diagnostic service lines. The project, which aims to boost the business’s growth in export markets, will lead to the creation of seven jobs.
  28. Government of Canada fueling community revitalization and creating the conditions for local economies to thrive as they rebound from the effects of COVID-19
  29. The Government of Canada invests more than $481,000 in three community shared spaces to stimulate local economies, create jobs, and improve the quality of life of Canadians.
  30. In recent years, the pulp and paper sector sector has faced global competitive challenges due to shifts in consumer demands, lower prices, and supply shortages. Mills continue to innovate to remain competitive in a challenging environment. The University of British Columbia - BioProducts Institute is receiving funding to support this innovation.
  31. On August 5, 2021, the Government of Canada announced the creation of Pacific Economic Development Canada (PacifiCan) and Prairies Economic Development Canada (PrairiesCan). Media who wish to follow the news and happenings of the two new agencies should bookmark the following links.
  32. Pacific Economic Development Canada will better serve the needs of local businesses, communities, and people in British Columbia.
  33. Government of Canada fueling community revitalization and creating the conditions for local economies to thrive as they rebound from the effects of COVID-19
  34. Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, launched a call for proposals for the On-Farm Climate Action Fund, a new fund under Agricultural Climate Solutions. Starting this year and until 2024, the $200-million Fund will provide direct support to farmers to adopt beneficial management practices that store carbon and reduce greenhouse
  35. The $200 million On-Farm Climate Action Fund (2021-2024) is one of the many important new initiatives being undertaken to promote environmental sustainability and economic resiliency in the agriculture sector.
  36. Shared public spaces such as community centres, sports clubs and trails are at the heart of communities across Canada. They draw in residents and visitors alike, supporting local businesses and jobs. In Labrador, as in so many places across Canada, these spaces have seen a significant reduction in use as Canadians took precautions to stay safe from COVID-19.
  37. The Government of Canada invests more than $374,000 in two community shared spaces to stimulate local economies, create jobs, and improve the quality of life of Canadians.
  38. The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing in new initiatives to support and promote mental health in Ontario’s farming and rural communities.
  39. The Government of Canada invests more than $462,000 in 10 community shared spaces to stimulate local economies, create jobs, and improve the quality of life of Canadians.
  40. Prairies Economic Development Canada will better serve the needs of local businesses, communities and people in Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba.
  41. Shared public spaces such as community centres, playgrounds and trails are at the heart of communities across Canada. They draw in residents and visitors alike, supporting local businesses and jobs. In central Newfoundland, as in so many places across Canada, these spaces have seen a significant reduction in use as Canadians took precautions to stay safe from COVID-19.
  42. Canadian digital technology firms continue to generate significant momentum coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic, bringing innovative new products to market and raising record levels of investments. Within Toronto’s innovation ecosystem, OneEleven plays a critical role in helping the next generation of high growth tech companies reach their full potential.
  43. The Government of Canada invests more than $618,000 in nine community shared spaces to stimulate local economies, create jobs, and improve the quality of life of Canadians.
  44. As Canada prepares to emerge from the pandemic, the Government of Canada is making the investments required for a robust economic recovery. Strategic investments in connectivity not only act as a catalyst for job creation and economic growth but also facilitate the government’s commitment to providing all Canadians with access to high-speed Internet.
  45. The Sherbrooke business accelerator is strengthening its mission to mentor tech start-ups.
  46. Regional air transportation is crucial to local economic growth, movement of goods and connectivity of Canadians across the country. The pandemic has had major impacts on regional air transportation ecosystems, impacting communities and local businesses from coast to coast to coast.
  47. Shared public spaces such as community centres and parks are at the heart of communities across Canada. They draw in residents and visitors alike, supporting local businesses and jobs. On the Avalon Peninsula, as in so many places across Canada, these spaces have seen a significant reduction in use as Canadians took precautions to stay safe from COVID-19.
  48. Élisabeth Brière, Member of Parliament for Sherbrooke and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages (Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec), will announce Government of Canada financial assistance for the Université de Sherbrooke to bolster its position as a leader in sustainable development.
  49. The Government of Canada invests close to $327,000 in four community shared spaces to stimulate local economies, create jobs, and improve the quality of life of Canadians.
  50. Rachel Bendayan, Member of Parliament for Outremont and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, will announce financial assistance from the Government of Canada to support the growth of ImmuniT.