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  1. Montérégie organization receives over $200,000 from CED.
  2. Canada and Mexico share a vibrant, multi-faceted relationship that is characterized by deep people-to-people ties, rich cultural connections and growing trade and investment.
  3. Campbell River, B.C. - Under the Oceans Protection Plan, the Government of Canada is working to reduce the number of vessels of concern in Canadian waters, and minimize their impact on coastal communities, the environment and the public. As part of its role under the Wrecked, Abandoned or Hazardous Vessel Act, the Canadian Coast Guard is pleased to report that another ship has been removed and is currently being deconstructed so it is no longer a threat to the marine environment.
  4. Traditional country foods have long been healthy and sustainable sources of nutrition for Indigenous and Northern communities, and crucial to food security across the North.
  5. The Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister for PrairiesCan and Minister for CanNor, announced that the Government of Canada is investing over $383,000 through the Northern Isolated Community Initiatives (NICI) Fund supporting a two-year project led by the Inuvialuit Community Economic Development Organization (ICEDO) to help revitalize the Mackenzie Delta reindeer herd.
  6. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement in the presence of the Honourable Heather Stefanson, Premier of Manitoba; Kevin Lamoureux, Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg North, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities; Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South; the Honourable Reg Helwer, Manitoba’s Minister of Labour, Consumer Protection and Government Services; the Honourable Eileen Clarke, Manitoba’s Minister of Municipal Relations; and His Worship Brian Bowman, Mayor of the City of Winnipeg.
  7. Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, for an announcement regarding federal support for initiatives that keep Canadians safe from cyber-attacks and other cyber threats.
  8. Government of Canada to announce support for a community organization in Halifax
  9. The Government of Canada is advancing gender equality and women’s economic empowerment.
  10. Today, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown–Indigenous Relations; along with Chief Darcy Gray of Listuguj Mi'gmaq Government; Chief Terry Shaw of La Nation Micmac de Gespeg; Chief John Martin of Micmacs of Gesgapegiag; and Grand Chef Jacques Trem
  11. The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services; the Honourable Mona Fortier, President of the Treasury Board; Jennifer Carr, President of the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada; and Leila Gillis, Deputy Chief Nursing Officer at Indigenous Services Canada, will announce increased supports for Indigenous Services Canada nurses working in remote and isolated communities.
  12. Canadians have been living with the impacts of the pandemic for the past two and a half years, and marginalized adults have been among those most negatively impacted. Many low-income adults have struggled with poverty and social isolation. Financial empowerment services can help them cope with these challenges and more fully participate in their communities.
  13. Today, the Government of Canada is sharing core details on the conference. The dates of the conference have been set from December 7 to 19, 2022, and the location will be the Palais des congrès in Montréal.
  14. Across Ontario, Canadians are feeling the impacts of climate change in their communities and on their livelihoods. That is why, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, announced the release of the Ontario Chapter of the Canada in a Changing Climate: Regional Perspectives Report to help inform and support adaptation to climate change in Ontario.
  15. Everyone deserves access to healthy, affordable food, no matter where they live. However, many Canadians living in northern and isolated communities face increased costs related to shipping rates and supply chains.
  16. More than $3.7 million announced to support tourism sector in Saskatchewan
  17. More than $3.7 million announced to support tourism sector in Saskatchewan
  18. The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) selection at this year’s Edmonton International Film Festival (EIFF) will feature an impressive array of Alberta filmmakers and stories, and works by Indigenous creators.
  19. Removing barriers and increasing sport participation for underrepresented populations is a priority for the Government of Canada
  20. Today, Marc G. Serré, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Official Languages, announced a FedNor investment of $53,500 to enable Friends of Killarney Park to hire a youth intern as a Publications Coordinator for a one-year period to help increase camping tourism at Killarney Provincial Park. The announcement was made on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services and Minister responsible for FedNor.
  21. Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, announced further support from the Government of Canada to create more than 450 internship opportunities for recent graduates through the Science Horizons Youth Internship Program in partnership with environmental science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) employers across Canada. Interns bring creativity, new knowledge, dedication, and enthusiasm to their jobs. This will give young people the opportunity to gain valuable experience to actively participate in the workforce.
  22. Today, Terry Beech, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, started a tour in Calgary, Alberta. Throughout the week, he will meet with workers, businesses, and organizations to discuss various measures the government is implementing that will help to create more jobs, spur economic growth, develop green technologies, support rural economic development, and make housing more affordable.
  23. Canadian farmers are key partners in building a healthy environment and a more sustainable agricultural sector in Canada. Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, along with Member of Parliament for Kings–Hants, Kody Blois, announced an investment of up to $8.5 million under the On-Farm Climate Action Fund for Perennia Food and Agriculture Inc. (Perennia). These funds will help farmers across Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador adopt sustainable farming practices to build climate change resilience.
  24. The Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will make an important announcement in support of Black entrepreneurs and Black-led businesses in Hamilton and Windsor.
  25. The Honourable Anthony Rota, Member of Parliament for Nipissing–Timiskaming will make an important announcement to support innovators, job creators and seniors. The announcement will be made on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services and Minister responsible for FedNor, the Honourable Kamal Khera, Minister of Seniors, and the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities.
  26. On August 15, Acadians across the country celebrate their culture and history
  27. Following their participation in RIMPAC, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Vancouver and Winnipeg continue to operate in the Indo-Pacific, where they will remain deployed until December 2022, on Operation (Op) PROJECTION and Operation NEON.
  28. Minister Vandal to make a funding announcement related to the Nutrition North Canada while visiting the Inuvik Community Greenhouse
  29. “Tomorrow, we mark one year since Afghanistan fell into the hands of the Taliban. In this past year, we have witnessed the hardships endured by the Afghan people, with some having undergone harrowing journeys to flee the country and countless others living in fear of persecution and retribution, and under severe human rights and freedom restrictions...."
  30. Four Métis groups of the Northwest Territories to receive Budget 2022 funding to help respond to housing needs.
  31. Today, while in Yellowknife, the Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister for PrairiesCan and Minister for CanNor, announced investments of over $1.2 million, delivered by CanNor and Canadian Heritage, to support the further development of the Yellowknife Historical Society’s Community Museum and Interpretive Centre as a historical and cultural tourist attraction.
  32. Today, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, issued the following statement regarding passage of the U.S. Inflation Reduction Act
  33. The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development and the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development will meet with Secretary of Economy of Mexico Tatiana Clouthier, for the first Canada-Mexico High Level Economic Dialogue virtual event.
  34. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has confirmed the presence of hemlock woolly adelgid in several hemlocks near Grafton, Ontario.
  35. The Ville-Marie organization obtains over $300,000 in funding from CED.
  36. The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, the Minister of Public Safety, the Honourable Marco Mendicino, the Minister of Health, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, and the Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, issued this update today on the actions being taken to ease congestion at Canada’s airports, reduce wait times and delays and help keep travellers moving.
  37. Canada and Manitoba invest in water infrastructure upgrades
  38. Today, Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Reg Helwer, Minister of Labour, Consumer Protection and Government Services; the Honourable Wayne Ewasko, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Learning and Member of the Legislative Assembly for Lac du Bonnet; and His Worship Ray Schirle, Mayor of Beausejour, announced more than $42 million in funding for four water projects that will improve system efficiency and protect local communities and their environments in Manitoba.
  39. Today, Soraya Martinez Ferrada, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, and Lionel Carmant, Quebec’s Minister for Health and Social Services, reaffirmed that additional federal funding of more than $84 million over two years, as of 2022–2023, has been made available to communities in Quebec through the amendment of the 2019–2024 Canada-Quebec Reaching Home Agreement, under the program Reaching Home: Canada’s Homelessness Strategy. This additional funding is on top of the regular funding already set out in the Reaching Home Agreement.
  40. Today, the governments of Canada and Quebec announced that, beginning in 2022–23, an additional $84,580,673 in federal funding over two years will be made available to communities in Quebec through an amendment to the Canada–Quebec Agreement on Reaching Home 2019–2024 (Reaching Home Agreement) as part of Reaching Home: Canada’s Homelessness Strategy. This is in addition to the regular funding provided through the Reaching Home Agreement. The goal is to extend COVID-19 measures in the homeless-serving sector and help communities continue their efforts to prevent and reduce homelessness in the long term.
  41. The imagination, determination, and innovation of Canada’s youth are essential to building the Canada we all want: a country that is inclusive and barrier-free for persons with disabilities. By continuing to invest in youth and working with local and community-based organizations to increase accessibility and inclusion in communities and workplaces, the Government of Canada is reinforcing its commitment to prioritize disability inclusion across the country.
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  43. Marc G. Serré, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Official Languages, will make an important announcement in support of increasing tourism in the Killarney region.
  44. Remarks from the Chief Public Health Officer on Monkeypox, August 12, 2022
  45. Every child deserves the best possible start in life, and all parents should have the ability to build both a family and a career. That’s why the Government of Canada signed agreements with each province and territory to implement a Canada-wide early learning and child care system.
  46. Reaching Home: Canada’s Homelessness Strategy was launched in April 2019 and supports the goals of the National Housing Strategy, in particular, to support the needs of the most vulnerable Canadians; to improve access to safe, stable and affordable housing; and to reduce chronic homelessness by 50 percent by 2027-28.
  47. Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion announced that the Government of Canada has nearly doubled its investments in Reaching Home: Canada’s Homelessness Strategy, from over $2 billion over 9 years to nearly $4 billion in federal funding since its launch in April 2019.
  48. The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and Kody Blois, Member of Parliament for Kings-Hants, will be in Greenwich, Nova Scotia to highlight federal investments to help farmers across Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador adopt sustainable farming practices.
  49. Irek Kusmierczyk, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, announced a $100,000 investment in the Corporation of the City of Windsor to install 20 Level 2 EV chargers at several of the city’s facilities.
  50. The Government of Canada continues to support the tourism sector for a strong recovery and future growth.