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  1. Ministers Pascale St-Onge and Dan Vandal welcome athletes competing at the 2023 Arctic Winter Games
  2. Canadians remember the victims of the Québec City Mosque attack that occurred on January 29, 2017
  3. On January 28, 2023, Tommy Veevee, an inmate from the Regional Psychiatric Centre, died while in our custody.
  4. Montréal, Quebec, January 28, 2023—On January 29th, the Samuel De Champlain Bridge will be lit up in green from sunset to 1 a.m. for the National Day of Remembrance of the Quebec City Mosque Attack and Action Against Islamophobia.
  5. The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement on the release of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) report on the chemical weapons attack on Douma, Syria, in April 2018:
  6. The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, today joined Antony Blinken, U.S. Secretary of State, and Katherine Tai, U.S. Trade Representative, in announcing the launch of the Americas Partnership for Economic Prosperity (APEP).
  7. The Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, met in Ottawa with Jordan’s Ayman Safadi, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, to sign a $120-million sovereign loan agreement for Jordan’s education sector. This loan, which aims to strengthen quality public education for Jordanians and refugees alike, builds on Canada’s long-standing support for inclusive education initiatives for vulnerable groups, such as girls and refugees.
  8. Canada has announced $28.5 million in development assistance funding for 3 projects in Jordan. It is being distributed as follows...
  9. “Today, 78 years after the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, we remember the millions of people who were viciously murdered in the Holocaust. We think of those who survived and who live with terrible burdens of memory and loss. We honour them by remembering and recounting this horrific chapter in our history, ensuring that it will never happen again..."
  10. Gatineau business receives $200,000 in financial assistance from CED.
  11. During her long life, Smith exemplified leadership as a Métis woman, community builder, homesteader, rancher and author.
  12. Winnipeg, Manitoba, January 27, 2023—Today, Kevin Lamoureux, Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg North, and Bobbette Shoffner, Executive Director, Mount Carmel Clinic, announced more than $3.3 million in federal funding to retrofit Winnipeg’s Mount Carmel Clinic.
  13. The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health, and the Honourable Jennifer Whiteside, British Columbia Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, will provide joint remarks on the implementation of B.C.’s exemption under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, coming into effect on January 31, 2023.
  14. Today, I welcome the 2022 Annual Report from the Net-Zero Advisory Body, which outlines advice and contains important information on the development of policies and practices on the path to net-zero emissions.
  15. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Canada’s tourism sector was generating $102 billion in annual economic activity, 1.8 million jobs and accounted for over two percent of GDP, making it an essential contributor to the Canadian economy. That is why the Government of Canada is stepping up efforts to ensure tourism businesses and organizations, as well as municipalities and Indigenous communities dependent on the sector, are supported and ready to welcome back visitors.
  16. Tourism is an integral sector in the national economy. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Canada’s tourism sector was generating $102 billion in annual economic activity as well 1.8 million jobs, accounting for over two percent of GDP. However, the tourism sector was heavily impacted by the pandemic, particularly in Northern Ontario. That is why the Government of Canada has supported businesses through initiatives like the Tourism Relief Fund, to help the sector to be even better positioned to welcome back guests.
  17. The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, will join United States Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai to launch the Americas Partnership for Economic Prosperity (APEP).
  18. On January 27th, the Samuel De Champlain Bridge will be illuminated in yellow from sunset to 1 a.m. to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
  19. The United States and Canada co-hosted the Western Hemisphere Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI) Workshop from January 24-26, 2023, at U.S. Southern Command’s headquarters in Florida. This event, the Western Hemisphere’s premier PSI workshop, is designed to enhance the region’s weapons of mass destruction (WMD) counter-proliferation capacity and long-term commitment to the Proliferation Security Initiative.
  20. Winnipeg, Manitoba, January 26, 2023—Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with Kevin Lamoureux, Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg North, and Bobbette Shoffner, Executive Director, Mount Carmel Clinic.
  21. Today, Francis Drouin, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced an investment of nearly $832,000 for Safi Enterprises Inc. under the Research and Innovation Stream of the Agricultural Clean Technology (ACT) Program.
  22. The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, along with Bowinn Ma, British Columbia Minister of Emergency Management and Climate Readiness, announced that British Columbia is installing up to 50 earthquake early warning sensors in high seismic risk areas. These sensors will connect to the national Earthquake Early Warning (EEW) system that will be operational in 2024, supplementing and complementing several hundred sensors already installed by Natural Resources Canada.
  23. On January 25, 2023, an inmate from Bath Institution died while in our custody. At the time of death, the inmate had been serving a sentence of five years and seven months for sexual interference with a person under 16 and corrupting children, which commenced on December 8, 2021.
  24. The governments of Canada and Manitoba are investing $98,970 through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) to upgrade the University of Manitoba's Horticulture Storage Facility so it can conduct innovative potato research, federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Derek Johnson announced today.
  25. The Government of Canada is investing in Canadian small businesses to develop innovative tools, products and services that are vital to the keeping Canada's food, plants and animals safe.
  26. Today, Defence Minister Anita Anand announced that Canada will supply Ukraine with four Leopard 2 main battle tanks from the Canadian Armed Forces’ (CAF) inventory. The Minister also announced that Canada will provide ammunition, spare parts, and will deploy Canadian Armed Forces members to train Ukrainian soldiers on the use of these tanks in a third country
  27. The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance will host an in-person meeting with provincial and territorial Finance Ministers in Toronto, Ontario.
  28. The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, announced that the Government of Canada is now accepting applications from not-for-profit organizations, public institutions and governments to locally deliver federal funding from the Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program (ZEVIP). Applications will be accepted throughout 2023 and 2024. This is yet another step the government is taking to make electric vehicle (EV) charging more accessible for Canadians and to help install over 84,500 chargers where Canadians live, work and play.
  29. A total of $6 million in funding was announced today by Canada’s Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister David Marit for livestock and forage research activities.
  30. The Canadian Grain Commission’s new Science Strategy is now available.
  31. Contributions will support habitat restoration work, ecological connectivity, engagement of Indigenous communities, and access to greenspace for Canadians in Ontario.
  32. Government of Canada funding announcement to protect and enhance three critical natural spaces in Ontario
  33. The Honourable Anita Anand, Minister of National Defence, will hold a media availability and announce the next steps of Canada’s military aid to Ukraine. She will then take questions from journalists present on site.
  34. Government of Canada will announce important new projects to protect natural greenspaces around the GTA
  35. People in the City and Township of Langley, and across Canada deserve to feel safe in their communities
  36. Auction results put more spectrum to use, including in rural and remote areas
  37. On January 19, 2023, thanks to the monitoring and investigation activities of the preventive security and intelligence team and the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband was seized as a result of a suspected drone drop at Bath Institution, a medium security federal institution. The seized items included approximately 119 grams of marijuana and 343 grams of shatter..
  38. “As Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and a member of Parliament for an agricultural region, I know that agriculture is about the passion of working your land and raising your animals. It is the pride of helping to feed the world in a sustainable way. It is the hope of passing on what you have built to your children, often following in the footsteps of your parents and grandparents.
  39. The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, opened the intake for expressions of interest for carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) research, development and demonstration (RD&D) projects and related science activities focused on carbon storage and transportation. CCUS technologies help prevent gasses from heavy emitting industries from polluting the air. This results in lower emissions and more good, sustainable jobs.
  40. Joint funding through the Green Infrastructure, Community, Culture and Recreation, and the Rural and Northern Communities streams of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program will support 25 infrastructure projects across the province.
  41. Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, and the Honourable Don McMorris, Saskatchewan’s Minister of Government Relations, announced more than $19.7 million in joint funding for 25 infrastructure projects across the province.
  42. The CBSA marks International Customs Day 2023 and its upcoming 20th anniversary
  43. On January 25, 2023, Gilles Auger, an inmate from the Federal Training Centre, died while in our custody.
  44. People in New Brunswick and across Canada deserve to feel safe in their communities.
  45. Terry Duguid, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, joined Winnipeg Mayor Scott Gillingham to launch the Home Grown tree planting grant program. Supported by a federal investment of more than $7 million over five years, this program will plant over 71,000 trees across Winnipeg and contribute to Canada’s collective effort to plant two billion trees.
  46. Today is Bell Let’s Talk Day, an annual awareness campaign that strives to shine a light on mental health in Canada. This year’s theme is “Let’s change this”, which underscores the ways in which we can all fight the stigma surrounding mental illness, shift attitudes, and encourage meaningful action to create positive change.
  47. Canada and United States announce new NEXUS interview option to expand enrolment capacity
  48. Government of Canada to make an important announcement on Canada’s efforts in the fight against Islamophobia
  49. Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, Ontario, January 25, 2023—Today, Vance Badawey, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indigenous Services, and Chief Don Maracle, Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte, announced $30.25 million in federal funding for the construction of a new Elder Care Home in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory.
  50. Government of Canada will announce important new projects to protect natural greenspaces around the GTA