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  1. Child care is not just a social policy—it is an economic policy, too. Access to high-quality, affordable, flexible and inclusive child care will grow the economy, allow more women to enter the workforce and help give every child in Canada the best start in life. That’s why, in Budget 2021, the Government of Canada made a transformative investment of nearly $30 billion to create a Canada-wide early learning and child care system with provincial, territorial and Indigenous partners.
  2. Government of Canada fueling community revitalization and creating the conditions for the local economy to thrive
  3. Government of Canada fueling community revitalization and creating the conditions for the local economy to thrive
  4. Government of Canada to announce support for a community arts centre in Halifax
  5. Fairview, Nova Scotia is home to over 17,000 residents—and a community hub that helps them thrive. The Fairview Resource Centre delivers programs ranging from senior and parenting support to skill-building and assistance with basic needs. To help the centre extend its free services to more members of the community, the Government of Canada is investing in accessibility and efficiency upgrades at the centre this year.
  6. The Honourable Lena Metlege Diab, Member of Parliament for Halifax West, will make an announcement regarding support for the Fairview Resource Centre.
  7. Canadians have been living with the impacts of the pandemic for almost three years. Vulnerable adults, families, children and youth have been among those most negatively impacted. As a result, many children and youth have struggled with social isolation. When services and supports are accessible and targeted at those who are experiencing negative impacts to their well-being from social isolation, they can help children and youth cope with these difficult challenges.
  8. The Social Development Partnerships Program is a grants and contributions program that supports investments in not-for-profit organizations to help improve life outcomes for persons with disabilities, children and families, and other vulnerable populations. The program is divided into two components: the Disability component and the Children and Families component.
  9. Five Nova Scotia communities are building and upgrading spaces enjoyed by everyone from toddlers to seniors. A playground, a gallery, a park, a hall and a senior’s recreation centre are getting a boost from the Government of Canada to promote social interaction, learning and physical activity. Amenities like these are integral to the overall well-being of individuals, families and communities.
  10. Five Nova Scotia communities are building and upgrading spaces enjoyed by everyone from toddlers to seniors. A playground, a gallery, a park, a hall and a senior’s recreation centre are getting a boost from the Government of Canada to promote social interaction, learning and physical activity. Amenities like these are integral to the overall well-being of individuals, families and communities.
  11. The Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship and Member of Parliament for Central Nova, will make an announcement regarding support for five organizations along the Eastern Shore and in Musquodoboit Valley.
  12. Atlantic Canada’s tourism industry is vital to the region and hosting national sporting events can generate significant economic benefits by attracting visitors outside the traditional tourism season. That is why the Government of Canada is supporting the Cape Breton Health Recreation Complex Corporation (CBHRCC), in partnership with Cape Breton University (CBU), to revitalize the community’s multi-sport recreation facility.
  13. The Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship and Member of Parliament for Central Nova, will make an announcement about several infrastructure and technology projects to enhance safety, accessibility and connectivity in the Municipality of the District of St. Mary’s.
  14. Government of Canada fueling community revitalization and creating the conditions for the local economy to thrive
  15. 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.
  16. Atlantic Canadian tourism organizations and operators are working hard to find new approaches to deliver world-class tourism experiences that tell the stories of the region, and what makes it such a special visitor destination. The Government of Canada is supporting the expansion of an enhanced visitor experience at the Cliffs of Fundy UNESCO Global Geopark that explores the connections between geology, communities, culture, heritage and nature.
  17. 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.
  18. Darrell Samson, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence and Member of Parliament for Sackville–Preston–Chezzetcook, will make an announcement about recreation centre upgrades that will expand programming and help reconnect the community.
  19. East Dartmouth BGC will benefit from a new outdoor space to help bring people back to public spaces safely
  20. North Preston to develop an Afrocentric community hub to promote learning, connection and creativity
  21. The following is a list of the approved early learning and child care innovation projects across Canada.
  22. Backgrounder: The Government of Canada is investing more than $1.3 million in 13 projects to support the tourism sector on Cape Breton Island and in Guysborough County.
  23. The Salvation Army benefits from renovations to help bring people back to public spaces safely
  24. A bullseye for Barrington: International axe throwing competition to attract visitors to the region
  25. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Karina Gould, will be in Regina to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the signing of the Canada-wide Early Learning and Child Care Agreement with Saskatchewan.
  26. In Budget 2021, the Government of Canada announced its ambitious plan for an average $10-a-day early learning and child care system across the country. Now that the Government of Canada has signed agreements with each province and territory to implement a Canada-wide early learning and child care system, great progress is being made in this regard across the country.
  27. Fostering economic development, boosting tourism, and promoting Atlantic Canada’s unique places and experiences are key to building strong communities. The Government of Canada is investing in the Town of Port Hawkesbury to re-invigorate its waterfront, creating new business opportunities and a welcoming, accessible space for residents and visitors to explore.
  28. Government of Canada fueling community revitalization and creating the conditions for local economies to thrive as they rebound from the effects of COVID-19
  29. For families in Canada, access to high-quality, affordable, flexible and inclusive child care is not a luxury—it is a necessity. That is why the Government of Canada signed agreements with each province and territory to implement a Canada-wide early learning and child care system that will support an average of $10-a-day regulated child care across Canada.
  30. Government of Canada to announce support for a community organization in Dartmouth
  31. Child care is not just a social policy—it is also an economic policy. Access to high-quality, affordable, flexible and inclusive child care will grow the economy, allow more women to enter the workforce and give children in Canada the best start in life. That is why the Government of Canada signed agreements with each province and territory to implement a Canada-wide early learning and child care system.
  32. Government of Canada supports efforts to revitalize main streets, downtowns and neighbourhoods
  33. The Government of Canada remains committed to supporting families and children as we weather the lasting impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic.
  34. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Karina Gould, will be in southern Ontario to highlight the increase of the annual Canada Child Benefit.
  35. Atlantic Canada’s main streets, downtowns, neighbourhoods and parks are vibrant spaces where people gather to enjoy all that our urban and rural communities have to offer. After more than two years of the pandemic, people are once again looking to frequent local businesses and rediscover their communities. As a result, organizations, business and tourism operators are developing fresh approaches and innovative ways to bring people back.
  36. Atlantic Canada’s main streets, downtowns, neighbourhoods and parks are vibrant spaces where people gather to enjoy all that our urban and rural communities have to offer. After more than two years of the pandemic, people are once again looking to frequent local businesses and rediscover their communities. As a result, organizations, business and tourism operators are developing fresh approaches and innovative ways to bring people back.
  37. The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Official Languages and Minister responsible for ACOA, will announce support for three projects in Colchester County to help the region boost tourism and create growth opportunities for local businesses.
  38. 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.
  39. Government of Canada to announce support for a community organization in Hammonds Plains
  40. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Karina Gould, along with Prince Edward Island’s Minister of Education and Lifelong Learning and Minister for the Status of Women, Natalie Jameson, will deliver remarks as co-chairs following the Meeting of Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers Most Responsible for Early Learning and Child Care, in Burnaby, British Columbia.
  41. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Karina Gould, will announce funding for innovative early learning and child care for families in Canada.
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. Halifax County will benefit from infrastructure and energy efficiency upgrades to help bring people back to public spaces
  45. Darrell Samson, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs, Associate Minister of National Defence and Member of Parliament for Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook, will make virtual announcements regarding support for four community organizations.
  46. The Municipality of Argyle will benefit from trail upgrades to help bring people back to public spaces safely
  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. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, the Honourable Karina Gould, will join Manitoba’s Minister of Education and Early Childhood Learning, Wayne Ewasko, to announce an increase in licensed child care spaces and the implementation of a wage grid for the child care workforce.
  49. Government of Canada to announce support for community infrastructure in Dartmouth
  50. Kody Blois, Member of Parliament for Kings–Hants, will make an announcement regarding support to replace Shubenacadie’s only playground. MP Blois will be joined by Warden Eleanor Roulston from the Municipality of East Hants.