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  1. CED grants $330,000 to the municipality to launch its development project.
  2. Transport Canada is continuously working with the railway industry to update rules, regulations and standards that improve the safety of Canada’s railway system and protect all Canadians who live and work along rail lines.
  3. Today, the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, issued the following statement
  4. Every Canadian deserves to fully participate in all spheres of society, regardless of their gender identity or sexual orientation. Through its programs and policies, the Government of Canada is committed to protecting LGBTQ2 equality and continuing to address systemic discrimination.
  5. The Canadian International Trade Tribunal today continued, with amendment, its order made on August 12, 2016, in expiry review RR-2015-002.
  6. Healthy plants are essential to people and animals, the environment and the economy.
  7. The Government of Canada is firmly committed to achieving gender equality. Recognizing the contributions of individuals who play a key role in that effort is essential, as their work can inspire others to make a difference in our country and around the world.
  8. A key part of Canada’s economic recovery is supporting businesses as they adapt, grow, and move forward from the COVID-19 pandemic. Small and medium-sized businesses and the organizations that support them represent the backbone of regional economies. They generate quality local jobs and are a source of pride for their communities. To do so, businesses and entrepreneurs need a strong foundation, built on technological innovation, inclusivity, and clean growth to create the workforce of the future.
  9. The Government of Canada invests more than $1.1 million in four projects to support business growth in Cumberland and Colchester counties.
  10. CED grants nearly $500,000 to the municipality for its revitalization project.
  11. The Government of Canada continues to support the tourism sector for a strong recovery and future growth.
  12. Two manufacturing businesses receive a total of $387,600 in financial assistance from CED.
  13. Victoriaville business receives $200,000 in financial assistance from CED.
  14. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) is contributing to a more inclusive economy by helping diverse businesses get involved in federal procurement.
  15. Val-d’Or business receives $288,086 in financial assistance from CED.
  16. Gatineau business receives $267,000 in financial assistance from CED.
  17. The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, will be travelling to Germany and Belgium from May 8 to 13, 2022.
  18. Saint-Ambroise business receives $200,000 in financial assistance from CED.
  19. Gender-based violence (GBV) is a significant barrier to achieving gender equality, and it is preventable. The Government of Canada is committed to preventing and addressing GBV in all its forms.
  20. Reminder - Parliamentary Secretary Brière to Announce Funding to Address Gender-Based Violence Towards Immigrant Women and Girls in Sherbrooke, Quebec
  21. Parliamentary Secretary Brière to Announce Funding to Address Gender-Based Violence Towards Immigrant Women and Girls in Sherbrooke, Quebec
  22. Chibougamau business receives $73,750 in financial assistance from CED.
  23. British Columbians have felt the impact of climate change and climate disasters first hand. Investing in clean technology reduces emissions, protects the environment and supports the economy. That is why the Government of Canada is committed to supporting British Columbia’s growing clean tech industry.
  24. CED fueling community revitalization and creating the conditions for local economies to thrive as they rebound from the effects of COVID-19.
  25. The Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, will provide details on funding that helps local businesses enhance Canada’s competitiveness and build a green economy.
  26. "This has been an unprecedented year for the highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 (HPAI) worldwide. Working together, we can prevent the spread of the disease and minimize the impact on poultry producers across Canada.
  27. Federal funding of $17 million through PrairiesCan will create hundreds of jobs and help Edmonton’s most innovative and leading-edge companies grow and enter new markets.
  28. Government of Canada invests in Edmonton’s community spaces, building community and creating jobs.
  29. Government of Canada invests in Edmonton’s community spaces, building community and creating jobs.
  30. Minister Vandal to make a major funding announcement in support of Edmonton’s job creators and high-growth companies.
  31. Minister Vandal to announce federal funding to revitalize community infrastructure and enhance public spaces across Edmonton
  32. CED grants a contribution of of $150,236 to Basques Hardwood Charcoal.
  33. Now more than ever, skilled tradespeople are in high demand to fill well-paying jobs and build rewarding careers. The most recent projections estimate that about 700,000 skilled trades workers are expected to retire between 2019 and 2028, creating an ever-growing need to recruit and train thousands more. That is why the Government of Canada is making targeted investments to create good jobs, grow our economy, and build a Canada where nobody gets left behind.
  34. The Union Training and Innovation Program provides $25M annually to support union-based apprenticeship training, innovation and enhanced partnerships in the Red Seal trades. It has two streams of funding. Stream 1, Investments in Training Equipment, provides unions with up to 50% of the cost of new, up-to-date equipment and materials that meet industry standards or investments in new technology in the Red Seal trades. Stream 2, Innovation in Apprenticeship, provides support for innovative approaches and enhanced partnerships to address long-standing challenges limiting apprenticeship outcomes in Canada.
  35. Minister O’Regan will address the Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) Annual Conference in Ottawa
  36. Canadian start-ups and small and medium-sized companies are key drivers of innovation across Canada and in every sector of the economy.
  37. A key part of Canada’s economic recovery is supporting businesses as they adapt, grow and move forward from the COVID-19 pandemic. Small and medium-sized businesses and the organizations that support them represent the backbone of regional economies. They generate quality local jobs and are a source of pride for their communities. To do so, businesses and entrepreneurs need a strong foundation, built on technological innovation, inclusivity, and clean growth to create the workforce of the future.
  38. The Canadian International Trade Tribunal today determined that there is a reasonable indication that the dumping and subsidizing of certain mattresses from the People’s Republic of China have caused injury to the domestic industry.
  39. The Government of Canada, through PrairiesCan, invests over $300,000 to upgrade the rink and recreational space Riverview Community Centre in Winnipeg.
  40. As Canada works to finish the fight against COVID-19, the government is committed to ensuring a strong, inclusive economic recovery that addresses systemic gaps and empowers women in the economy.
  41. The Government of Canada to announce federal funding for Winnipeg cultural centre.
  42. The Honourable Jim Carr, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Centre, will hold a virtual press conference to make an announcement regarding funding for a Winnipeg community centre.
  43. The governments of Canada and Quebec and Investissement Québec are granting a total of $3,412,520 in financial assistance to Chocolat Lamontagne to support the modernization of its Sherbrooke facilities. The project, valued at over $5.8 million, will enable the business to increase its productivity, diversify its operations, and develop a marketing strategy for the U.S. market.
  44. The Honourable Daniel Vandal, Member of Parliament for Saint Boniface – Saint Vital, Minister for PrairiesCan, Minister of Northern Affairs, and Minister for CanNor, will bring greetings and announce support for The Hindu Society of Manitoba at their Annual General Meeting.
  45. Clean air, good jobs, and lower bills – Canadians have been clear about what they want. The Government of Canada is continuing to deliver on those priorities. Today, on Earth Day, the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, announced additional details of key measures that will help Canadians make the switch to a zero-emission vehicle that cuts pollution and lowers everyday expenses.
  46. Chelsea-based agri-tourism business receives $100,000 in financial assistance from CED.
  47. Canadian cities and towns flourish when they have community public spaces to promote social interaction and physical activity, and provide access to recreational programs and facilities. These amenities are integral to the overall well-being of individuals, families and communities. Our economic recovery is closely linked to the vitality of our local communities and their shared spaces.
  48. A key part of Canada’s economic recovery is supporting businesses as they adapt, grow and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Small and medium-sized businesses and the organizations that support them represent the backbone of regional economies. They generate good paying jobs and are a source of pride for their communities. To do so, businesses and entrepreneurs need a strong foundation, built on technological innovation, inclusivity, and clean growth to create the workforce of the future.
  49. The Government of Canada invests more than $1.8 million in four projects to support business growth in Sydney, including $1,476,900 from ACOA and $393,000 from NRC.
  50. A key part of Canada’s economic recovery is supporting businesses as they adapt, grow and move forward from the COVID-19 pandemic. Small and medium-sized businesses and the organizations that support them represent the backbone of regional economies. They generate quality local jobs and are a source of pride for their communities. To do so, businesses and entrepreneurs need a strong foundation, built on technological innovation, inclusivity, and clean growth to create the workforce of the future.