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  1. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise users that the bridge at the St. Andrews Lock and Dam will be closed to motorists for deck replacement.
  2. The Government of Canada firmly believes that everyone should have access to safe and consistent sexual and reproductive health services. To do so, we are committed to reducing barriers to access that continue to exist from coast to coast to coast.
  3. Investment will support more than 200 talented postdoctoral researchers and doctoral students across the country
  4. Improving Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health Care for Two-Spirit, Trans and Non-Binary People in Canada
  5. On November 13, 2022, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband was seized on the perimeter of Mountain Institution, a medium-security federal institution.
  6. Men and boys have a critical role to play as allies in preventing gender-based violence (GBV) and in achieving gender equality. Research has highlighted that the involvement of men and boys in strategies to prevent and address violence can make a real difference and reduce gender-based violence.
  7. Giant block letters spelling out S-Y-D-N-E-Y were unveiled today along downtown Sydney’s boardwalk. The new landmark is part of a larger revitalization project spearheaded by the Sydney Downtown Development Association (SDDA) to reanimate the area and boost business growth.
  8. For too long, families have faced high monthly child care fees, long waitlists and too few high quality child care options. That is why the Government of Canada, together with provincial and territorial partners, is making access to high-quality, affordable, flexible and inclusive child care a reality, giving children the best possible start and making life more affordable for families across Canada.
  9. Today, as part of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, Élisabeth Brière, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health, on behalf of the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health, announced more than $4.5 million of funding over four years to support five Quebec-based initiatives that aim to support the mental and physical well-being of individuals who are experiencing, or who may be at risk of experiencing, family and gender-based violence.
  10. The pandemic highlighted the important role Canada’s airports play in our country’s economy and in sustaining the social and economic well-being of our communities. As Canada’s air sector continues to recover, investments in airport infrastructure are crucial to ensuring that Canadian travellers have access to safe and reliable air transportation options.
  11. Government of Canada support for Integrated Youth Services
  12. Research shows that 75% of mental illness begins before age 25. There is a need to make sure that young people have the mental health and substance use support they need, when and where they need it. Communities across the country are already helping youth through Integrated Youth Services (IYS) sites. Now is the time to connect these sites that provide youth with equitable access to a range of health and social services that contribute to their health — primary care, peer support, work and study supports and more.
  13. The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointment under the judicial application process established in 2016. This process emphasizes transparency, merit, and the diversity of the Canadian population, and will continue to ensure the appointment of jurists who meet the highest standards of excellence and integrity.
  14. Today, as part of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, Élisabeth Brière, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health, on behalf of the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health, announced over $4.5 million of funding over four years to support five Quebec-based initiatives that aim to support the mental and physical well-being of individuals who are experiencing, or who may be at risk of experiencing, family and gender-based violence.
  15. The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointments under the judicial application process established in 2016. This process emphasizes transparency, merit, and the diversity of the Canadian population, and will continue to ensure the appointment of jurists who meet the highest standards of excellence and integrity.
  16. I join you from the traditional territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation, the Huron-Wendat and the Haudenosaunee. Today and every day, we reaffirm our commitment towards meaningful reconciliation and respectful partnership with Indigenous peoples.
  17. On November 19, 2022, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband and unauthorized items was seized on the perimeter of Springhill Institution, a medium-security federal institution.
  18. Government of Canada launches the 2023-25 call for proposals for research to protect and empower Canadian consumers.
  19. Minister Guilbeault’s statement on Canada’s commitment to the protection and recovery of species at risk and restoring natural areas and biodiversity
  20. This investment will help create battery-grade lithium in Canada and add to the domestic EV battery supply chain
  21. As a Pacific nation, Canada recognizes that the Indo-Pacific region will play a significant and profound role in Canada’s future. Every issue that matters to Canadians—national security, economic prosperity, respect for international law and human rights, democratic values, public health, protecting our environment—will be shaped by the relationships that Canada, along with its partners, have with countries throughout the Indo-Pacific. Decisions made in the region will impact Canadians for generations, and it is critical that Canada be at the table.
  22. The Indo-Pacific is the fastest growing economic region in the world. By 2030, it will be home to two-thirds of the global middle class. By 2040, the region will account for more than half of the global economy. The Indo-Pacific will play a critical role in shaping Canada’s future over the next half century.
  23. Canada’s Indo-Pacific Strategy offers a comprehensive framework for Government of Canada engagement in the region over the next decade. The first five years of the strategy include new initiatives and investments of almost $2.3 billion over five years, detailed below. In 2026-27, the Government of Canada will return with an update that will cover initiatives and resources for years 2027-2032.
  24. The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, announced today that the Honourable Robert Oliphant Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, will travel to London, United Kingdom, for the International Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative Conference which will take place on November 28, 2022.
  25. At approximately 5:15 p.m. on November 25, 2022, inmate Crystal Sowan was apprehended by the Edmonton Police Service.
  26. The following statement was released by Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken, the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell Fontelles, the Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs the Honourable Mélanie Joly, and the United Kingdom Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs James Cleverly.
  27. 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 seeking help and the frontline organizations that support them.
  28. The Honourable Anita Anand, Minister of National Defence, will hold a virtual press conference to announce the defence and security elements of the Indo-Pacific Strategy
  29. Today, Canadians join Ukrainian communities here and around the world to remember and honour the millions of innocent lives lost and the countless others who suffered during the Holodomor
  30. Today, the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, on behalf of the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, announced that Canada is providing $30 million in humanitarian funding to the World Food Programme to facilitate additional shipments of Ukrainian grain moving through the Black Sea Grain Initiative toward countries grappling with acute food insecurity. This funding will help feed the growing number of people around the world facing hunger...
  31. Today, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Econo3/*-/ic Development, concluded a successful visit to Mexico City to celebrate a decade of cooperation with the Pacific Alliance and its 4 members—Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru—at the Pacific Alliance Summit.
  32. Brendan Hanley, Member of Parliament for Yukon, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, announced $3.5 million in support for the Yukon First Nations Wildfire project for training 10 instructors and 120 wildland firefighters under the Indigenous Firefighter and Multi-Hazard Training Initiative. This pilot project will support the Yukon First Nations Wildfire’s vision to incorporate traditional Indigenous knowledge in wildland firefighting and help to inform the Wildfire Training Program.
  33. Today, the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada (PacifiCan) announced the official opening of new PacifiCan offices in Victoria and Campbell River, serving businesses and communities across Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands, Central Coast, and Sunshine Coast.
  34. Today, the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada (PacifiCan) announced the official opening of new PacifiCan offices in Victoria and Campbell River, serving businesses and communities across Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands, Central Coast, and Sunshine Coast.
  35. The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will be joined by ministerial colleagues, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, the Honourable Marco Mendocino, Minister of Public Safety, and the Honourable Joyce Murray, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard at a press conference on November 27 in Vancouver. The Ministers will make an announcement on Canada’s Indo-Pacific strategy.
  36. Since 2019, the government has invested more than $77.2 million in Indigenous organizations and communities in support of Indigenous languages
  37. Since 2019, the Government of Canada has provided more than $77.2 million for Indigenous organizations and communities in support of Indigenous languages.
  38. 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 seeking help and the frontline organizations that support them.
  39. In January 2022, Women and Gender Equality Canada launched a call for proposals in order to bolster the capacity of Indigenous women’s and 2SLGBTQQIA+ organizations to provide gender-based violence (GBV) prevention programming that will address the root causes of violence.
  40. Crisis hotlines are a lifeline to survivors of gender-based violence and are critical support services. During the pandemic, organizations operating crisis lines in British Columbia (BC) reported an increase in the volume of calls as victims of violence and those seeking related services experienced barriers to safely accessing services.
  41. Right now, women in Iran are leading a powerful and necessary call to end violence against women and girls. The killing of Mahsa Amini while in the custody of the so-called morality police has sparked a courageous, global movement to stand up for a more fair and inclusive future for women and girls in Iran.
  42. November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, an opportunity to raise awareness about lung cancer and the actions we can take to help prevent it and reduce the stigma associated with this disease. Every year, close to 30,000 Canadians are diagnosed with lung cancer. Not only is it the most commonly diagnosed cancer, it is also the leading cause of cancer death in Canada. Thankfully, there are things we can do to lower our risk of developing chronic diseases like lung cancer.
  43. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists of a lane reduction on the Des Joachims Bridge for maintenance work.
  44. Town of Gibsons, British Columbia, November 25, 2022—Today, Patrick Weiler, Member of Parliament for West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country, announced $92,500 in federal funding for two active transportation projects in Southwestern British Columbia.
  45. Investment over $1 million to support 60 Indigenous businesses and create 120 internships and job placements for Indigenous individuals
  46. The Canadian Coast Guard plays an essential role in understanding our oceans, their sea beds and the impacts of climate change. This is why providing the Canadian Coast Guard personnel with the vessels they need to continue to deliver critical services to Canadians through the National Shipbuilding Strategy, is a priority for the Government of Canada.
  47. I would like to thank everyone who has taken the time to be here today to talk about how we can support Ukraine in its brave and hard fight to win this war, and in the absolutely essential work of rebuilding Ukraine after Ukraine’s victory.
  48. CED grants nearly $300,000 to the Centre de ski Mont‑Béchervaise to improve its facilities.
  49. Residents of rural communities to benefit from connectivity to high-speed Internet
  50. On November 25, 2022, the Honourable Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural Economic Development, together with Michele Babchuk, Member of the Legislative Assembly for North Island, announced $5.2 million in federal and provincial funding to bring high-speed Internet access to over 1,100 households on and around Vancouver Island, in British Columbia.