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  1. Minister Duclos to highlight Budget 2024: Fairness for Every Generation investments to ensure a fair future for Indigenous peoples
  2. Through Budget 2024: Fairness for Every Generation the Government of Canada is investing to build a Canada that works better for everyone, where younger generations can get ahead, where their hard work pays off, where they can buy a home, and where everyone has a fair chance at a good middle-class life.
  3. Backgrounder: Decision by the independent Commission on the applicability of the environmental assessment for the Darlington New Nuclear Project to Ontario Power Generation’s selected reactor technology
  4. Today, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) announced the Commission’s decision that the existing environmental assessment (EA) for the Darlington New Nuclear Project (DNNP) is applicable to the reactor technology selected by Ontario Power Generation (OPG), the General Electric Hitachi BWRX300 reactor.
  5. The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, will host an event in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, to highlight how the federal budget's investments will support young entrepreneurs in launching and scaling up their businesses.
  6. Minister of Citizens' Services highlights budget investments to support small businesses
  7. Ministers Sudds and Anand highlight budget investments to support small businesses
  8. The federal government recently delivered Budget 2024: Fairness for Every Generation.
  9. Minister Boissonnault to attend Edmonton Chamber of Commerce luncheon to discuss Budget 2024
  10. Today, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) provided an update on its plans for the launch of the CBSA Assessment and Revenue Management (CARM) digital initiative, which will modernize the collection of duties and taxes for goods imported into Canada.
  11. Today, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, announced that Canada is introducing new sanctions measures under the Special Economic Measures Act in response to this ongoing conflict.
  12. Canada is imposing sanctions on Sudanese entities and individuals in response to their role in directly or indirectly undermining peace, security, and stability in Sudan and for their links to the main parties to the ongoing conflict, the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF).
  13. The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, wrapped up a successful trip at the G7 Transport Ministers’ Meeting in Milan, Italy, from April 11 to 13, 2024.
  14. Community partners develop a sustainable program to attract year-round visitors
  15. Government of Canada investments support clean, inclusive and long-term economic growth
  16. The Government of Canada is investing over $4 million in 13 projects to help modernize businesses in Central P.E.I. The Province of P.E.I. is also contributing almost $500,000 toward 3 of the 13 projects.
  17. The Minister of Transport and Quebec Lieutenant, Pablo Rodriguez, will announce an investment under the National Trade Corridors Fund for a project at the Port of Montreal that will strengthen supply chain efficiency and resiliency and improve transportation infrastructure.
  18. Minister Randy Boissonnault will be speaking at the Solutions to workforce challenges Forum in Montréal
  19. 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
  20. The Canadian International Trade Tribunal today continued its finding made on July 26, 2018, in inquiry NQ-2017-005, concerning the dumping and subsidizing of dry wheat pasta from the Republic of Türkiye.
  21. The Government of Canada is committed to spending Canadians’ tax dollars wisely and responsibly. This includes a commitment to doing businesses with suppliers that meet the expectations of Canadians, and ensuring that the government’s procurement processes are effective and well-managed.
  22. CED focuses on regional economic development through innovation by investing $16M over four years to ensure start‑ups succeed.
  23. Competition Bureau seeks feedback on artificial intelligence and competition March 20, 2024 – GATINEAU (Québec), Competition Bureau
  24. Investment in research is key to driving better outcomes for the agricultural sector and positioning Canada to seize the economic opportunities of a net-zero future.
  25. Acentury Inc is receiving advisory services and up to $826,400.00 in funding through the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program.
  26. The City of Delta has one of the fastest growing industrial areas in Greater Vancouver and is home to innovative companies like Plascon Plastics Corporation and GridGear Solutions Ltd. By developing solutions to environmental challenges, these two companies are poised for further growth.
  27. The governments of Canada and Quebec are granting a total of over $3.5 million in financial assistance to Céréales Normandin to support the valorization of all grains processed at its conventional and organic grains centre in Normandin, in the Saguenay–Lac‑Saint‑Jean region. This project, valued at over $5.8 million, will enable the business to expand its range of cereal products.
  28. Trois-Rivières SME receives a total of $350,000 in financial assistance from CED.
  29. Seven local businesses and organizations will receive funding to commercialize new products, expand operations, and access global markets.
  30. Seven local businesses and organizations will receive funding to commercialize new products, expand operations, and access global markets.
  31. Government of Canada invests $6M to advance processing and commercialization of rare earth elements
  32. ACOA investment helps Aurea enhance productivity to stay competitive in domestic and global markets
  33. Chesterville business receives $825,000 in financial assistance from CED.
  34. Government of Canada to announce investment in critical minerals in Saskatchewan
  35. The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Export Promotion, International Trade and Economic Development on behalf of the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of Emergency Preparedness and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada (PacifiCan), will announce funding to help seven Vancouver-based businesses and organizations grow locally and compete globally.
  36. The Canadian International Trade Tribunal today initiated a preliminary injury inquiry into a complaint by Ivaco Rolling Mills 2004 LP, of L’Orignal, Ontario, that it has suffered injury as a result of the dumping of certain wire rod from the People’s Republic of China, the Arab Republic of Egypt and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. The Tribunal’s inquiry is conducted pursuant to the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA) as a result of the initiation of a dumping investigation by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA).
  37. Fisheries and Oceans Canada will hold virtual technical briefings on changing ocean conditions and impacts on Estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence Shrimp.
  38. CED grants $1,235,000 in financial assistance to the National Optics Institute to strengthen Quebec’s quantum ecosystem.
  39. Today, the Honourable Terry Beech, Minister of Citizens’ Services and Member of Parliament for Burnaby North – Seymour, on behalf of the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of Emergency Preparedness and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada (PacifiCan), announced $200,000 in PacifiCan funding for Satya Organic.
  40. The Honourable Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural Economic Development and Minister responsible for ACOA, will travel to Boston, MA, from March 9-13.
  41. J.L. Leclerc & Fils and Portes & Fenêtres Abritek, two businesses led or co‑led by women, receive a total of $1,500,000 in financial assistance from CED to improve their productivity and production capacity.
  42. Business founded and led by Lise Déziel receives $700,000 in financial assistance from CED to automate its activities.
  43. The two women-led businesses receive a total of $549,000 in financial assistance from CED.
  44. Nordest, Ferme La Rose des Vents, Technologies Ecofixe and Kyra, all led or co‑led by women, receive a total of nearly $1.4M in financial assistance from CED.
  45. The two start-ups founded and led by women share a total of $330,000 in financial assistance from CED to accelerate their growth.
  46. A strong Yukon economy needs vibrant and growing community businesses. Providing tailored support for entrepreneurs and business development helps small businesses innovate, grow and thrive.
  47. Investments will help businesses and community organizations in the green transition
  48. The Government of Canada is investing over $1.5 million in 8 projects to help innovative businesses and organizations in Eastern P.E.I. The Province of P.E.I. is also contributing over $900,000 toward five of the eight projects.
  49. The two businesses managed by women share $278,000 from CED to enhance their tourism offering.
  50. The Hurricane Fiona Recovery Fund is helping communities recover, and build resilience for future climate-related weather events