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  1. The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, will announce an investment in a project in Quebec to secure a green electrical grid.
  2. Shawinigan organization receives $473,600 in financial assistance from CED.
  3. To support grain and oilseed producers in Atlantic Canada and their unique needs, today, Heath MacDonald, Member of Parliament for Malpeque, on behalf of the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced up to $3,045,781 over 5 years to the Atlantic Grains Council through the AgriScience Program – Projects Component, an initiative under the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership.
  4. The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing up to $23.55 million through the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP) in horticultural research, innovation and commercialization activities, and research infrastructure, all to benefit Ontario farmers and consumers.
  5. The media are invited to take part in the tour of Digihub Shawinigan along with the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry.
  6. The governments of Canada and Alberta are supporting Alberta Beef Producers in expanding its food safety and certification program.
  7. Canada has a long history of global leadership on regenerative medicine and diabetes treatments, as both stem cells and insulin were discovered by Canadian researchers. The federal government builds on this legacy by supporting the technology development and manufacturing of next generation bioprinted tissue therapeutics with applications for diabetes and other serious health conditions including liver disease. This support will strengthen Canada’s position as a global leader in a new wave of therapeutic innovations and medicines.
  8. The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, and Brenda Bailey, B.C. Minister of Jobs, Economic Development and Innovation will announce an investment in domestic manufacturing of innovative bioprinted tissue therapeutics.
  9. The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, and Taleeb Noormohamed, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage, will highlight an artificial intelligence (AI) project that is helping health care professionals and enhancing patients’ experience. The project is supported by Canada’s Digital Technology Cluster.
  10. Opening of cutting-edge biomanufacturing facility creates more than 1,000 Canadian jobs, boosting the domestic life sciences sector
  11. The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Export Promotion, International Trade and Economic Development, today announced that she will visit Athens, Greece, and Rome, Italy, from July 11 to 15, 2024, to deepen bilateral relations and promote trade and investment in those countries. She will also participate in the G7 Ministerial Meeting on Trade, to be held in Villa San Giovanni and Reggio Calabria, Italy, from July 16 to 17.
  12. The Competition Bureau is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Heski Bar-Isaac, PhD, as Special Economic Advisor for Digital and Platform Markets. Dr. Bar-Isaac joins the Bureau for a six-month term starting July 9, 2024.
  13. The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, will be announcing the opening of a state-of-the-art biomanufacturing facility. He will also participate in a brief tour and a media scrum.
  14. The Government of Canada is committed to building a clean and prosperous economy, with people at the centre. Canada has a long history of being a global supplier of green energy. The government is working to facilitate the transitions to clean energy and looks for reliable partners, the Canadian economy is a leader in that transition. It’s why we are investing in projects that make our economy cleaner, and doing it fairly. That includes work to advance economic reconciliation in ways that provide Indigenous communities with new opportunities to share in the benefits of growth and to help lead the way in the economy of the future, an economy that supports good jobs, that supports our international partners and that supports a healthier environment.
  15. The Canadian Dental Care Plan (CDCP) is making life better for Canadians.
  16. The Government of Canada is investing over $6 million in two organizations to drive the growth of Canada’s beef industry through promotional activities that increase awareness and demand for Canadian beef.
  17. Today, the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced an investment of more than $6 million in two beef and cattle organizations through the AgriMarketing Program, an initiative under the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership.
  18. The Honourable Rechie Valdez, Minister of Small Business, will make an important announcement about the dental care plan for Canadians.
  19. The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, will confirm support for an Indigenous-majority-owned venture that presents an exciting opportunity for Canada’s energy sector.
  20. The governments of Canada and Manitoba are providing funding under the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP) to assist Manitoba agri-food and agri-product producers and processors in adopting and improving food safety and traceability practices, federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Ron Kostyshyn announced today.
  21. The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will announce funding to support the competitiveness of Canada’s beef sector and grow export opportunities around the world. He will be joined by representatives from the Canadian Cattle Association and Canada Beef.
  22. The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, made the following statement.
  23. The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, made the following statement.
  24. Today, the CRTC is taking action to bring high-speed fibre Internet to four remote Inuit communities in Nunavut, including one official language minority community.
  25. The CRTC is taking action to bring high-speed fibre Internet to four remote Inuit communities in Nunavut, including one official language minority community.
  26. The Halton and Hamilton regions are home to one of Canada's fastest growing, diverse and vibrant economies. To remain at the forefront of innovation, it is important that businesses and organizations are able to access the support needed to continue to bring new critical solutions to market, especially in the growing artificial intelligence (AI) and zero-emission vehicles (ZEV) sectors.
  27. Canada continues to position itself as a global supplier of semiconductors, crucial for security, economy and technological progress. Semiconductors are critical to Canadians’ daily lives and for current and future innovations in nearly every industry: automotive, telecommunications, low-carbon technology, and more.
  28. Competition Bureau statement regarding guidance on Competition Act's new greenwashing provisions
  29. Today, on behalf of the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), Adam van Koeverden, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and to the Minister of Sport and Physical Activity and Member of Parliament for Milton, announced a FedDev Ontario investment of nearly $1.3 million through the Tourism Growth Program for six organizations in Halton, Hamilton and surrounding areas to support tourism projects.
  30. More than $21 million through PrairiesCan will support value-added agriculture projects in Alberta
  31. PrairiesCan is investing over $21 million for 14 projects in Alberta through several federal programs, including the Business Scale-up and Productivity program, the Regional Innovation Ecosystems program, the Jobs and Growth Fund, the Community Economic Development and Diversification program, and the Aerospace Regional Recovery Initiative. These investments are expected to support over 800 jobs and help Alberta organizations seize new opportunities resulting from the development of innovative agricultural products, services, and technologies.
  32. Six organizations supporting tourism in the region expand experiences to attract more visitors with federal support
  33. Over $39 million through the Canada Coal Transition Initiative and Canada Coal Transition Initiative – Infrastructure Fund helping Alberta communities attract investments, create jobs and transition to a sustainable green economy
  34. PrairiesCan is investing $39,432,507 for 10 Alberta projects to support skill development, infrastructure investment and economic diversification in impacted communities transitioning from coal-fired electricity generation.
  35. The Yukon’s screen media industry, including film, television and online media, brings significant benefits to people and communities in the territory, such as skilled employment, economic growth, cultural enrichment, and increased visibility on a national and global scale.
  36. The Honourable Soraya Martinez Ferrada, Minister of Tourism and Minister responsible for the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, will be in Calgary to deliver remarks at the World Diversity in Leadership Conference and participate in various activities in the region, including the Calgary Stampede.
  37. The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, will participate in an announcement about support for the manufacturing and commercialization of semiconductors. By focusing on support for this industry, we’re ensuring Canada benefits from the continued growth of the global semiconductor market.
  38. Today, on behalf of the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), the Honourable Karina Gould, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Member of Parliament for Burlington, highlighted an investment of over $8.5 million for six businesses to support the artificial intelligence (AI), electric vehicle (EV), manufacturing, aerospace and life science sectors.
  39. Minister Vandal to announce significant federal investment for Alberta’s value-added agricultural sector
  40. The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, will be taking part in an armchair discussion organized by the Conseil des entreprises en technologies environnementales du Québec (CETEQ) and speaking about innovation, artificial intelligence, cleantech and other key issues.
  41. Please be advised that Dr. Brendan Hanley, Member of Parliament for the Yukon, on behalf of the Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, and Minister responsible for PrairiesCan and CanNor, will make a funding announcement regarding support for the Screen Production Yukon Association and Shot in the Dark Productions to build capacity and expand the Yukon’s screen media industry.
  42. The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, along with Iliana Ivanova, European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, will sign an agreement on science, research and innovation to enhance Canada’s collaboration with the European Union.
  43. Minister Dan Vandal, Minister for PrairiesCan, to announce federal support for communities transitioning from coal-fired electricity generation to upgrade local infrastructure, attract new investment and create jobs.
  44. Adam van Koeverden, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and to the Minister of Sport and Physical Activity and Member of Parliament for Milton, on behalf of the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will make an important announcement supporting tourism growth in Halton, Hamilton and surrounding areas.
  45. The Honourable Karina Gould, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Member of Parliament for Burlington; and the Honourable Anita Anand, President of the Treasury Board and Member of Parliament for Oakville, on behalf of the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will make an important announcement in support of growing businesses in the region.
  46. The future of Canada’s transportation sector is green. Countries around the world are working to seize the economic opportunities associated with a net-zero future, and so it is important to capitalize on Canadian-made clean technologies, manufacturing practices and innovations to enhance our place on the global stage and bring new sustainable practices to market.
  47. Canadians rightfully expect that their purchases, from phones to washers and dryers, work well and last for years, and that’s why the Government of Canada is committed to improving Canadians’ ability to repair home appliances and consumer electronics. Every generation should be able to repair their broken appliances or devices—and at a fair price—rather than being forced to purchase a new product when one component fails.
  48. Over $7.5 million in PrairiesCan funding to create opportunities and connect Manitoba to the world.
  49. The Government of Canada is investing $7,501,784 to support five projects in Manitoba. This strategic funding will contribute to building a strong, competitive economy while placing a focus on workforce development, innovation, and trade.
  50. Today, the Honourable Jenna Sudds, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Member of Parliament for Kanata–Carleton, highlighted a repayable investment of $18.4 million in eight growing food manufacturers in southern Ontario adopting modern equipment and expanding their operations.