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  1. Members of the media are invited to join Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, accompanied by the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, for the presentation of the Governor General’s Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case.
  2. The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) will host Forum 2023: The Changing World of Work (Forum), September 26-27, 2023, in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
  3. Today, the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, issued this statement on a report published by the Office of the Auditor General on the Government of Canada’s efforts related to accessibility in transportation.
  4. Puzzle Medical Devices, a business co‑founded and led by a woman, receives $300,000 in financial assistance from CED to increase its productivity.
  5. Investments support a growing Canadian cleantech company and will help Canada meet its climate objectives
  6. The Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson, former Governor General of Canada, will provide the keynote address at Canada’s Procurement Ombudsman Diversifying the Federal Supply Chain Summit on April 4 and 5, 2023.
  7. BPR to pay $485,000 following seventh Québec bid-rigging settlement March 23, 2023 - GATINEAU, QC - Competition Bureau
  8. Despite progress in recent decades, gender equality in Canada remains a pressing issue as significant disparities and systemic barriers persist in areas such as the economy, workforce, politics, health, and education. These same barriers are even more pronounced for equity-seeking communities.
  9. P.H. Tech, Métal Duquet and Les Pierres Stéatites, three women‑led businesses, receive over $900,000 in financial assistance from CED.
  10. Dr. Markus von Wartburg appointed Chief Economist to the Competition Bureau March 21, 2023 - GATINEAU, QC - Competition Bureau
  11. Every Canadian deserves a real and fair chance at success. Yet some Canadian workers still struggle financially while working part-time, temporary and low- or minimum-wage jobs.
  12. Today, the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada (PacifiCan), announced an investment of over $25.7 million to help 10 Vancouver-based organizations fuel the B.C.
  13. Today, the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada (PacifiCan), announced an investment of over $25.7 million to help 10 Vancouver-based organizations fuel the B.C.
  14. The Honourable Pascale St-Onge, Minister of Sport and Minister responsible for CED, gathered together for the first time, on March 13, 2023, the ministerial advisory committee on the environmental transition. This is a key step in CED’s action plan to promote the environmental shift and long-term competitiveness of Quebec’s businesses and regions.
  15. Créations Verbois, a business owned by five stakeholders including two women, receives over $500,000 in financial assistance from CED.
  16. The Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada (PacifiCan), will provide details on funding that will help several innovative businesses accelerate their growth and compete globally.
  17. Over $80.5 million in federal funding for an Edmonton-based initiative will enable early-stage companies to bring new pharmaceutical products to market and develop talent in Alberta’s life sciences sector
  18. Over $5.8 million for 14 organizations to enhance tourism experiences across Sasaktchewan
  19. PrairiesCan is providing over $5.8 million to support 14 tourism projects located in communities across Saskatchewan
  20. INTER FONCTION and Industries G.E. Gilbert, two businesses led by women, receive nearly $750,000 in financial assistance from CED.
  21. Minister Vandal to announce major investment to positon Edmonton as a hub for developing critical medicines and pharmaceutical products for market
  22. The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls highlighted the underlying systemic causes of ongoing violence against Indigenous women, girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people. The COVID-19 pandemic also created unprecedented challenges for victims and survivors seeking help and the frontline organizations that support them.
  23. An efficient and reliable transportation system is essential to making life more affordable for Canadians and combat the rising cost of living. The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring our supply chains grow the economy and create good jobs for middle-class Canadians, while ensuring they are resilient and adaptive to the impacts of climate change.
  24. Viandes Lafrance and Produits Chimiques Citadel, two businesses led by women, receive over $500,000 in financial assistance from CED.
  25. An efficient and reliable transportation system is essential to making life more affordable for Canadians and combatting the rising cost of living. The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring our supply chains grow the economy and create good, middle-class jobs for Canadians, while ensuring they are resilient and adaptive to the impacts of climate change.
  26. Minister Boissonnault to announce federal investments for projects across Saskatchewan to support tourism experiences
  27. The Canadian International Trade Tribunal today initiated an expiry review of its order made on July 4, 2018, in expiry review RR-2017-003, to determine if the expiry of the order is likely to lead to continued or resumed dumping or subsidizing of steel piling pipe from the People’s Republic of China and is likely to result in injury to the domestic industry.
  28. Report offers valuable insights that will help shape the Pan-Canadian Genomics Strategy
  29. Clean tech cluster to receive a total of nearly $1.2M in financial assistance from CED to accelerate the development, commercialization, and use of innovative clean technologies from Quebec.
  30. The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), along with Pam Damoff, Member of Parliament for Oakville North–Burlington and James Maloney, Member of Parliament for Etobicoke–Lakeshore, will make an important announcement in support of job creation, greening and increasing manufacturing capacity for companies in the aerospace sector.
  31. Every Canadian deserves to fully participate in all spheres of society, regardless of gender identity, gender expression or sexual orientation. Two-Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex and additional sexually and gender diverse (2SLGBTQI+) community organizations are key to creating a more equitable Canada for present and future generations. Today, the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth announced the launch of a call for proposals to support 2SLGBTQI+ community organizations across the country whose initiatives contribute to a strong 2SLGBTQI+ movement in Canada.
  32. Every Canadian, including 2SLGBTQI+ people, deserves to fully participate in all spheres of society, regardless of their gender identity or sexual orientation. Though, far too often, these communities face discrimination, violence, and barriers that do not allow them to fully participate in the social, political, and economic aspects of society.
  33. Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, for an update on the progress of 2SLGBTQI+ Action Plan and an important announcement regarding funding to support two 2SLGBTQI+ projects.
  34. The Government of Canada is committed to championing gender equality and taking action to ensure that women and girls in all their diversity can succeed in Canada and around the world.The Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, and Parliamentary Secretary Jenna Sudds led the Canadian delegation to the 67th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW67) during the session’s first week.
  35. Today, the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada (PacifiCan), announced over $2.5 million in PacifiCan funding for ten projects throughout the Fraser Valley and Fraser Canyon.
  36. Today, the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada (PacifiCan), announced over $2.5 million in PacifiCan funding for ten projects throughout the Fraser Valley and Fraser Canyon.
  37. Woman-owned business Auberge La Merveilleuse receives $83,750 in financial assistance from CED to adapt its products and services to today’s context and position itself for the future.
  38. Chambre à peinture A.G. and UDACO Industries, two businesses led by women, receive over $300,000 in financial assistance from CED.
  39. Canada’s Procurement Ombudsman will host the Diversifying the Federal Supply Chain Summit on April 4 and 5, 2023. The Summit will feature public and private sector programs that help small businesses and businesses led by Indigenous Peoples, Black and racialized Canadians, women, 2SLGBTQI+ Canadians, persons with disabilities and other underrepresented groups obtain federal government contracts.
  40. Camerises Mistouk, a business co‑founded by a woman, receives $100,000 in financial assistance from CED to enhance its tourism offering and adopt eco‑friendly practices.
  41. The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls highlighted the underlying systemic causes of ongoing violence against Indigenous women, girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people. The COVID-19 pandemic also created unprecedented challenges for victims and survivors seeking help and the frontline organizations that support them.
  42. Bas-Saint-Laurent business receives $400,000 in financial assistance from CED.
  43. Today, the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada (PacifiCan), announced over $1.2 million in PacifiCan funding for 12 projects across the West Kootenays.
  44. Today, the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada (PacifiCan), announced over $1.2 million in PacifiCan funding for 12 projects across the West Kootenays.
  45. Amazing women and girls are all around us, making a difference in business, science, public service, medicine, the arts, and beyond. Every woman, in every walk of life, has an important place in the story of Canada.
  46. Evol receives nearly $10 million in financial assistance from CED to support women and men entrepreneurs in Quebec from diverse backgrounds.
  47. The Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, issued the following statement today on International Women’s Day:
  48. Government of Canada grants $10,000,000 in financial assistance to support Swiss business H55’s opening in Canada, contributing to the recovery in Quebec’s aerospace sector.
  49. Competition Bureau successful in challenge of Secure and Tervita merger March 7, 2023 – GATINEAU, QC – Competition Bureau
  50. Canada’s Procurement Ombudsman will host the Diversifying the Federal Supply Chain Virtual Summit on April 4 and 5, 2023.The Summit will feature public and private sector programs that help small businesses and businesses led by Indigenous Peoples, Black and racialized Canadians, women, 2SLGBTQI+ Canadians, persons with disabilities and other underrepresented groups obtain federal government contracts.