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  1. Canadian workers are among the most educated in the world; however, employers look for post-secondary graduates who have work-ready skills and are able to transition into the Canadian labour market immediately. Work-integrated learning (WIL) programs help bridge the gap between post-secondary students and employers by enabling crucial skills development and facilitating entry into the labour market.
  2. Attends funeral of former Japanese prime minister Abe Shinzo
  3. Unwanted calls, which often are fraudulent in nature, seek to not only take advantage of Canadians, but also undermine their confidence in the telecommunications system. One of our priorities over the last few years has been to better protect Canadians and prevent as many of these calls from reaching them as possible.
  4. Canadian organizations are now better equipped to meet their diversity and inclusion goals
  5. The Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, will be making an announcement about National Priorities Stream funding and the government’s work to support and advance the Canadian tourism sector.
  6. The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Canada’s Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, concluded a productive annual G20 Agriculture Ministers’ Meeting, where Canada took a leadership role in advancing priorities and agricultural interests regarding global food security, resilient and sustainable agriculture and open and rules-based trade.
  7. The CRTC is seeking comments from Canadians in response to an application filed by a group of television service providers to increase the price cap for the basic TV package from $25/month to $28/month, with subsequent yearly adjustments based on inflation.
  8. Award celebrates exceptional educators who are empowering Canadian youth
  9. Foreign direct investment plays a critical role in creating jobs, economic growth and innovation in Canadian communities.
  10. The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will hold a media callback at the conclusion of the G20 Agriculture Ministers’ Meeting.
  11. Agricultural producers in the Lower Mainland and Kootenays will have access to mobile livestock emergency response trailers through a pilot project funded by the governments of Canada and British Columbia.
  12. The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, today announced the appointment of Shikha Jain to the Board of Directors of the Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC).
  13. Shikha Jain is the CEO of Green Energy Trading Corporation (GET Corp.), a green tech organization that supports the dairy industry in leading the sustainability journey through the conversion of on-farm organic wastes to renewable natural gas (RNG), while providing dairy producers key benefits of climate farming
  14. CCSA members face competition and have shown remarkable resiliency throughout periods of transformative change. Standing still has never been an option—particularly during the last 30 years.
  15. The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, will travel to Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, to visit Tenaris Algoma Tubes and participate in an event celebrating Tenaris’s recent investments in its Canadian operations.
  16. Today, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, will travel to Japan in place of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to attend the funeral of former Japanese prime minister Abe Shinzo.
  17. Residents of rural communities to benefit from increased connectivity to high-speed Internet
  18. Residents of rural communities to benefit from increased connectivity to high-speed Internet
  19. The governments of Canada and Manitoba have launched 150 Years of Farming in Manitoba, an e-book developed in partnership with Keystone Agricultural Producers (KAP) that shares the 150-year evolution of the agriculture and agri-food sector in Manitoba, federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Derek Johnson announced today.
  20. The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will travel to the Philippines to advance international agricultural trade, promote Canadian agri-food products and grow market access.
  21. The Honourable Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural Economic Development, together with the Honourable Nate Glubish, Minister of Service Alberta, and George Chahal, Member of Parliament for Calgary Skyview, will make an announcement about improving high-speed Internet access in rural Alberta. A media availability will follow.
  22. The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, will promote international trade and investment best practices and opportunities during key meetings with her G7, Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and G20 counterparts.
  23. Today, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, issued the following statement
  24. On September 20, 2022, the Competition Bureau will host the Competition and Green Growth Summit, a full day event open to everyone virtually. The Summit will bring together international experts from various competition authorities, regulators, businesses, non-governmental organizations, lawyers and academics, to discuss the interaction between competition law and policy, and sustainability.
  25. Rural communities to benefit from increased connectivity to high-speed Internet
  26. The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, will make an announcement on improving the reliability of telecommunications networks across Canada. The announcement will be followed by a media availability.
  27. Clean technologies play an important role in helping Canada’s agriculture sector fight against climate change. Investing in clean technology initiatives that advance the bioeconomy can improve the bottom line for farmers, while lowering harmful greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
  28. The Honourable Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural Economic Development, together with Patrick Weiler, Member of Parliament for West Vancouver–Sunshine Coast–Sea to Sky Country, will make an announcement about improving high-speed Internet access in British Columbia. A media availability will follow.
  29. The Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Francis Drouin, will make an announcement related to new funding from the Government of Canada to help the agriculture sector reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to climate change. Parliamentary Secretary Drouin will be joined by Ron Hoffmann, VP of Business Development and Markus Weissenberger, Chief Technology Officer of SixRing Inc.
  30. Government of Canada to announce support for the City of Fredericton
  31. Heath MacDonald, Member of Parliament for Malpeque, will make an announcement regarding support for seven projects in Central P.E.I.
  32. Today, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced that it will adopt 9-8-8 as the number to call or text for Canadians who are in need of immediate mental health crisis and suicide prevention intervention.
  33. FedDev Ontario supports four regional airports in Kingston, Cornwall, Huronia and Arnprior
  34. Canadian farmers are directly impacted by climate change and its effects can be detrimental to sustaining operations. To provide assurance for producers as they make difficult herd management decisions, today the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced an initial list of designated regions in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba where Livestock Tax Deferral has been authorized for 2022 due to extreme weather conditions.
  35. The Honourable Anthony Rota, Member of Parliament for Nipissing–Timiskaming, will make a virtual FedNor announcement in support of the expansion of Northern Ontario’s mining supply and service sectors. The announcement will be made on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services and Minister responsible for FedNor.
  36. The Competition Bureau announced today that it reached an agreement with Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. and its affiliates related to their proposed acquisition of Wilsons. Wilsons operates and supplies Esso, Wilsons Gas Stops and Go! Store retail gas locations in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, as well as Newfoundland and Labrador.
  37. The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, today issued the following statement regarding the United States’ unwarranted and unfair duties on softwood lumber from Canada:
  38. B.C. agriculture producers and processors will soon be able to apply for funding to help increase innovation and resiliency as they compete with the international market.
  39. We express our unwavering support for APEC and our deep appreciation of Thailand, as APEC Chair in 2022, for delivering a successful host year.
  40. Mark Gerretsen, Member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands on behalf of the Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will make an important announcement supporting regional air transportation in southern Ontario.
  41. Today, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, met with Piyush Goyal, India’s Minister of Commerce and Industry, Consumer Affairs and Food and Public Distribution and Textiles.
  42. Today, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, met with 2 Cabinet ministers of the Government of Belize: Eamon Courtenay, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade, and Immigration; and Christopher Coye, Minister of State, Finance, Economic Development and Investment.
  43. Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced an investment of up to $45.3 million to enhance efforts to prevent African swine fever (ASF) from entering Canada and prepare for a potential outbreak. The funding will be critical in reducing the risk of introduction and spread of ASF in Canada.
  44. The Government of Canada is investing up to $45.3 million to prevent and prepare for African swine fever (ASF).
  45. FedDev Ontario supports six projects to drive community revitalization, tourism and local economic growth
  46. Today, the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Member of Parliament for Hamilton West–Ancaster–Dundas, announced a FedDev Ontario investment of over $3.6 million, through the Tourism Relief Fund (TRF) and the Canada Community Revitalization Fund (CCRF).
  47. CED awards over $5 million for 24 projects to build or upgrade community spaces in Bas-Saint-Laurent region.
  48. The following information is in addition to the news release issued on August 26, 2022, on CED’s financial assistance, the recipient communities, and their respective projects.
  49. CED awards $335,123 to four organizations to allow them to go ahead with their projects or improve their tourism products.
  50. The following information is in addition to the news release issued on August 25, 2022, on CED’s financial assistance and the recipient businesses and their respective projects.