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  1. The Government of Canada today issued an advisory for Canadian companies doing business with Myanmar-related entities.
  2. The Poultry and Egg On-Farm Investment Program and Market Development Program for Turkey and Chicken are delivering on the Government of Canada’s commitment to provide full and fair compensation to supply-managed sectors for market access concessions made under the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
  3. Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced details of two new programs designed to help drive innovation and market development for Canada’s 4,800 chicken, turkey and egg farmers
  4. Federal government support will foster greater inclusion and retention of newcomers, and create nine jobs
  5. Please be advised that Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for Northwest Territories, on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages and Minister responsible for CanNor, will make a virtual announcement tomorrow regarding five key community and Indigenous-led projects in the Northwest Territories.
  6. Today, Marie-France Lalonde, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages (FedDev Ontario and Official Languages), announced Sarnia–Lambton’s official designation as a Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) Point—a single point of access to resources and information relating to programs that relieve duties, tariffs and taxes for businesses engaged in importing and exporting.
  7. The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will announce details of two new programs that deliver full and fair compensation for Canada's chicken, turkey, and egg farmers.
  8. Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for the Northwest Territories, on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages and Minister responsible for CanNor, announced an investment of over $375,000 to support a two-year project to renovate Yellowknife’s soon-to-be relocated Visitor Centre.
  9. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Canadian food producers and processors have stepped up to deliver quality food for Canadians and people around the world. From the outset, the Government of Canada has helped food processors invest in safety measures and maintain their capacity to keep up with demand.
  10. Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions supports the maintenance of cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and quad trails in these two regions to draw winter activity lovers from home and abroad in coming years.
  11. The following information is in addition to the news release issued on April 9, 2021, outlining CED’s financial assistance per organization.
  12. The Government of Canada and the Government of Quebec are granting a total of over $1 million in financial assistance to Québec business BOSK Bioproducts to support the implementation of a clean technology project valued at $2.2 million.
  13. Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions supports the maintenance of cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and quad trails in the Outaouais region to draw winter activity lovers from home and abroad in coming years.
  14. The following information is in addition to the news release issued on April 9, 2021, outlining CED’s financial assistance per organization.
  15. Dairy farmers provide Canadians with a stable supply of high-quality products, and are an essential part of the country’s rural landscape. Supporting them as they adapt to new market realities and consumer demands is vital to ensuring the sector remains well positioned for future growth.
  16. Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions provides funding for 16 organizations in the Mauricie and Lanaudière regions for cross-country ski, snowmobiling and quad trail maintenance to help attract winter activity enthusiasts from home and abroad in the coming years.
  17. The following information, which complements the news release issued on April 8, 2021, specifies the breakdown of CED financial assistance by organization.
  18. Today the Competition Bureau issued a market study notice in relation to its ongoing study of the health care sector. The notice presents the three broad topics of study: data and information, products and services and health care providers.
  19. Neil Ellis, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and Irek Kusmierczyk, Member of Parliament for Windsor-Tecumseh, will virtually highlight support to agri-food businesses across Southwestern Ontario, to help their efforts to keep employees safe and our food system strong.
  20. The Government of Canada announces $100,000 in support for Unico Revêtement Métallique, a Côte-de-Beaupré business in the Québec region.
  21. Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions invests more than $1.6 million in snowmobile trail maintenance in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region to help attract winter activity enthusiasts from home and abroad in the coming years.
  22. The following information, which complements the news release issued on April 8, 2021, specifies the breakdown of CED financial assistance by organization.
  23. Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions invests nearly $1.4 million in snowmobile and quad trail maintenance in both regions to help attract winter activity enthusiasts from home and abroad in the coming years.
  24. The following information is in addition to the news release issued on April 8, 2021, outlining CED’s financial assistance per organization.
  25. Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions supports the maintenance of cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and quad trails in these two regions to draw winter activity lovers from home and abroad in coming years.
  26. The following information is in addition to the news release issued on April 8, 2021, outlining CED’s financial assistance per organization.
  27. The Member of Parliament for Brome–Missisquoi, Lyne Bessette, on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages and Minister responsible for CED, today announced $99,999 in financial support for Au Diable Vert. This non repayable contribution will enable the business to acquire and install a prefabricated four bedroom cottage as part of its tourism infrastructure development project to meet the growing demand for outdoor accommodation. It will lead to the creation of three jobs.
  28. Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions supports the maintenance of snowmobiling and quad trails in the Côte-Nord region to draw winter activity lovers from home and abroad in coming years.
  29. Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions supports the maintenance of cross-country skiing trails in the Cantons-de-l’Est region to draw winter activity lovers from home and abroad in coming years.
  30. The following information is in addition to the news release issued on April 8, 2021, outlining CED’s financial assistance per organization.
  31. We welcome this opportunity to appear at the start of your study of the proposed acquisition of Shaw Communications by Rogers Communications. My remarks today will focus on explaining how the CRTC reviews transactions in the communications industry.
  32. 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), the Honourable Mélanie Joly, invites media representatives to a press conference on Government of Canada support for several winter tourism organizations, assistance provided under the Winter Tourism Initiative.
  33. The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Member of Parliament for Honoré-Mercier, Quebec Lieutenant and Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, invites media representatives to a press conference on Government of Canada support for several winter tourism organizations, assistance provided under the Winter Tourism Initiative.
  34. The Emergency Processing Fund (EPF) provides funding to help companies implement changes to safeguard the health and safety of workers and their families due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. On April 7, 2021, Agriculture and Agri-food Canada highlighted over $12 million in funding through the program to improve worker safety and increase capacity of Ontario meat processing.
  35. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant disruptions to Canada’s food system, while demonstrating the need for more diversified food processing capacity. As a result, Canadian livestock producers and meat processors have taken on unexpected and exceptional activities to manage health and safety during the pandemic. The Government of Canada is helping meat processors invest in safety measures to protect their workers and in facility improvements that strengthen Canada’s food supply.
  36. The governments of Quebec and Canada are granting a total of $13 million in financial assistance to Quali-T-Group (QTG) to build a new factory in Bromont, in the Montérégie region.
  37. Government of Canada announces financial support for eight regional organizations.
  38. The following information is in addition to the news release issued on April 7, 2021, outlining CED’s financial assistance per organization.
  39. Pierre Dufour, Minister of Forests, Wildlife and Parks and Minister Responsible for the Abitibi-Témiscamingue Region and the Nord-du-Québec Region, and Joël Lightbound, Member of Parliament for Louis–Hébert and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages and Minister responsible for Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED), and the Honourable Seamus O’Regan Jr., Minister of Natural Resources, invite media representatives to a press conference on support from the governments of Quebec and Canada for Bosk Bioproducts Inc.
  40. William Amos, Member of Parliament for Pontiac and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry (Science), and Stéphane Lauzon, Member of Parliament for Argenteuil—La Petite-Nation and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Seniors, invite media representatives to a press conference on Government of Canada support for ten winter tourism organizations, assistance provided under the Winter Tourism Initiative.
  41. Today, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, made the following statement regarding the publication of the 2020 Corporations Canada C-25 diversity disclosure data report:
  42. 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), the Honourable Mélanie Joly, invites media representatives to a press conference on Government of Canada support for Unico Revêtement Métallique, a dynamic, resilient business with innovative ideas helping to create a strong local economic fabric.
  43. Vancouver, B.C. – Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, and Member of Parliament for Burnaby North – Seymour, Terry Beech with Fin Donnelly, British Columbia Parliamentary Secretary for Fisheries and Aquaculture, will make an announcement on investments in several projects through the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP).
  44. Neil Ellis, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and Tim Louis, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Conestoga, will virtually highlight support to meat processing companies across Ontario, to help in their efforts to keep employees safe and our food system strong.
  45. The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, together with the Honourable Anita Anand, Minister of Public Service and Procurement; the Honourable Vic Fedeli, Ontario Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade; the Honourable Steve Clark, Member of Provincial Parliament for Leeds–Grenville–Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes and Ontario Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing; and Penny Wise, President of 3M Canada, will participate in an event to mark an important milestone in domestic manufacturing of personal protective equipment.
  46. The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Member of Parliament for Honoré-Mercier, Quebec Lieutenant and Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, invites media representatives to a press conference on Government of Canada support for several winter tourism organizations, assistance provided under the Winter Tourism Initiative.
  47. The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Member of Parliament for Gaspésie–Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine and Minister of National Revenue, invites media representatives to a press conference on Government of Canada support for eight organizations working in the tourism and winter tourism sectors, including Chic-Chac and Camp de base Coin-du-Banc.
  48. The Association québécoise des technologies, in collaboration with the École des entrepreneurs du Québec, will offer specialized services through the Virage numérique bleu program.
  49. Lucie Lecours, Minister for the Economy; Isabelle Charest, Provincial Member for Brome-Missisquoi, Minister for Education and Minister Responsible for the Status of Women; the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Quebec Lieutenant and Leader of the Government in the House of Commons; and Lyne Bessette, Federal Member of Parliament for Brome-Missisquoi, invite media representatives to a press conference on support from the governments of Canada and Quebec for Quali-T-Groupe (QTG).
  50. As the Government of Canada continues to address the COVID-19 pandemic and work toward an inclusive and sustainable global economic recovery, it is helping Canadian business owners and entrepreneurs to start up, scale up, and access new markets.