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  1. Investment will support more than 200 talented postdoctoral researchers and doctoral students across the country
  2. Government of Canada launches the 2023-25 call for proposals for research to protect and empower Canadian consumers.
  3. This investment will help create battery-grade lithium in Canada and add to the domestic EV battery supply chain
  4. Investment over $1 million to support 60 Indigenous businesses and create 120 internships and job placements for Indigenous individuals
  5. CED grants nearly $300,000 to the Centre de ski Mont‑Béchervaise to improve its facilities.
  6. Residents of rural communities to benefit from connectivity to high-speed Internet
  7. On November 25, 2022, the Honourable Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural Economic Development, together with Michele Babchuk, Member of the Legislative Assembly for North Island, announced $5.2 million in federal and provincial funding to bring high-speed Internet access to over 1,100 households on and around Vancouver Island, in British Columbia.
  8. Adam van Koeverden, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Sport, on behalf of the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, and on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health, will announce the latest recipients of the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships and Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships.
  9. As part of her tour of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, the Honourable Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural Economic Development, will visit a forestry site at Cable Bay Trail.
  10. FedDev Ontario invests over $1.5 million for TS Manufacturing Company to enhance production, support local SMEs in the lumber industry and create 10 new jobs
  11. Promotes Canada as the strategic partner of choice for key allies in Asia
  12. Today, the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), announced an investment of over $9.8 million, through the Tourism Relief Fund (TRF) and the Canada Community Revitalization Fund (CCRF) for 37 projects in Kingston, Frontenac, Lanark, and Lennox and Addington areas that will support community infrastructure enhancements, tourism recovery and economic development in the region.
  13. Government of Canada invests nearly $10 million in community infrastructure and tourism to grow the economy and create jobs in Kingston and surrounding regions
  14. 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 economic growth for Indigenous businesses across southeastern Ontario.
  15. Canada and Ontario investing $1.5 million to support biosecurity measures to reduce the spread of avian influenza
  16. The organization receives over $400,000 in financial assistance from CED.
  17. In its latest market study report, the Competition Bureau provides recommendations on how to improve the ways health care providers work within Canada’s public health system.
  18. 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 a local equipment manufacturer.
  19. The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, will hold a media availability by teleconference to provide an update on his meetings with business leaders in Japan and South Korea over the past week.
  20. Today, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, met with representatives of Canadian businesses operating in Mexico’s energy, mining, and manufacturing sectors on the margins of the Pacific Alliance Summit. Minister Ng highlighted issues related to the overall investment climate in Mexico as well as supply chain resiliency, nearshoring, and Canada’s Responsible Business Conduct Strategy.
  21. The Honourable Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural Economic Development, together with Michele Babchuk, Member of the Legislative Assembly for North Island, will make an announcement about improving high-speed Internet access in rural British Columbia.
  22. The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will make an important announcement of economic growth and jobs creation through support of community infrastructure and tourism for Kingston, Frontenac, Lanark, and Lennox and Addington. Minister Tassi will be joined by Mark Gerretsen, Member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands.
  23. The Competition Bureau has obtained a court order to advance its inquiry into The Dufresne Group, Inc. and its affiliates, which operate through the retail banners Dufresne Furniture and Appliances and certain Ashley Furniture HomeStores in Canada.
  24. My visit with you today is significant. Not just because it’s the first time we’re together in nearly three years, and not just because there’s much to discuss, but because it will likely be the last time I address you as Chair of the CRTC. As such, it is an opportunity for me to reflect on what the CRTC has achieved for Canadians in the past five years, and to look ahead to how this organization is positioning itself for the future.
  25. Laval organization receives over $2.2M in financial assistance from CED.
  26. This week, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, concluded another trip to the Indo-Pacific region, during which she accompanied Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the ASEAN Summit, the G20 Leaders’ Summit and the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting.
  27. The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, will visit Japan and South Korea from November 21 to 25, where he will meet with business and industry leaders in key sectors, including cleantech, automotive, electric vehicle batteries, and semiconductors.
  28. Organization receives $100,000 from CED to develop and fit out a tourism chalet that focuses on well‑being.
  29. Today, the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), announced a total investment of $12.7 million for five innovative food processing and packaging businesses to seize new opportunities for growth and create over 180 jobs.
  30. FedDev Ontario investment to help five innovative food processing and packaging companies to scale-up and create over 180 skilled jobs
  31. Today, the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), announced an investment of more than $9.6 million, through the Canada Community Revitalization Fund (CCRF) and Tourism Relief Fund (TRF), for 23 Indigenous-led community infrastructure and tourism projects across southern Ontario.
  32. FedDev Ontario supports 23 projects for Indigenous-led businesses and organizations to enhance public spaces and attract visitors
  33. The Minister of Sport and Minister responsible for CED, the Honourable Pascale St‑Onge, will take advantage of her visit to Laval this coming November 21 to meet with various stakeholders in the life sciences sector, in particular biopharmaceuticals. Among other things, she will visit the Quebec Biotechnology Innovation Centre (CQIB) and announce financial support. Media representatives are invited to meet with the Minister and CQIB management and tour the centre.
  34. The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Official Languages and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), made a statement about Women’s Entrepreneurship Day on November 19, 202.2
  35. The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will announce support for the food processing and packaging sector in southern Ontario.
  36. FedDev Ontario invests over $4 million for BluWave-ai Inc. and Tehama Inc. to create over 85 jobs, scale innovative cloud-based platforms and help Canadian businesses adapt to a digital and energy-efficient future
  37. While visiting the Gay Lea dairy processing facility today, Member of Parliament for Guelph Lloyd Longfield on behalf of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, reaffirmed the Government of Canada's commitment to provide compensation for supply-managed sectors for the impacts of the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA). Dairy, poultry and egg processors and producers are expected to share more than $1.7 billion in direct payments and investment programs.
  38. Women-led tourism operators across southern Ontario receive support
  39. FedDev Ontario supports tourism recovery with investments in 14 women-led organizations
  40. The INRS will receive over $5 million in financial assistance from CED to support Quebec businesses as they go green.
  41. Bill C-11 and the changes it proposes are needed to modernize Canada’s broadcasting legislation and to give us the tools we need for the broadcasting system to adapt to the digital environment.
  42. The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will make an important announcement regarding economic growth through Indigenous-led tourism and community infrastructure projects in southern Ontario.
  43. We must do everything we can to make life more affordable for Canadians
  44. Sophie Chatel, Member of Parliament for Pontiac, will announce Government of Canada financial support for La maison de paille S.E.N.C., a tourism start‑up in the Outaouais region.
  45. Lloyd Longfield, Member of Parliament for Guelph, on behalf of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, will highlight support to supply-managed sectors as presented in the 2022 Fall Economic Statement.
  46. The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will make an important announcement to highlight jobs and economic growth for Ottawa’s tech sector.
  47. Starting today, eligible organizations can apply for funding under the Government of Canada’s African Swine Fever Industry Preparedness Program (ASFIPP). The $23.4 million program is designed to help Canada's pork industry prepare for the possibility of African swine fever (ASF) entering the country.
  48. The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will highlight economic growth through women-led tourism projects in southern Ontario.
  49. Régie intermunicipale de traitement des matières résiduelles de la Gaspésie will receive nearly $300,000 in financial assistance from CED to support the Quebec economy in going green.
  50. The Honourable Jean‑Yves Duclos, Member of Parliament for Québec and Minister of Health, will announce Government of Canada financial assistance to support the growth of the Institut national de recherche scientifique (INRS), a unique, innovative academic institution dedicated exclusively to post‑graduate research and education.