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  1. Minister Wilkinson to Make Transportation Infrastructure Announcement to Support Critical Minerals Development
  2. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has confirmed the presence of multinuclear sphere X (MSX) caused by Haplosporidium nelsoni in wild oyster samples collected in Bedeque Bay, Prince Edward Island (PEI).
  3. On July 12, 2024, during the 12:00 p.m. count, staff members at Stan Daniels Healing Centre, a Section 81 facility operated by Native Counselling Services of Alberta (NCSA), discovered that Evin Sayer was not accounted for.
  4. Moncton, New Brunswick – The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, along with the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister for Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs, will hold a press conference to announce major investments in small craft harbours in New Brunswick.
  5. Rivière-au-Renard, Quebec – The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, will hold a press conference to announce significant investments in small craft harbours in the Gaspé Peninsula.
  6. Canadian and U.S. officials deepen strong and collaborative partnership on issues of mutual concern, including law enforcement information sharing, malign foreign interference, combating gun and drug trafficking, and online and hate crimes.
  7. Please be advised that the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services and Minister responsible for FedNor and Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay—Superior North, will be in Thunder Bay to highlight the Canada Carbon Rebate payments for individuals and families that will be sent on Monday, July 15, as well as how the Canada Carbon Rebate will benefit small businesses.
  8. Today, the Department of Finance launched consultations on the Budget 2024 commitment to establish an opt-in framework for interested Indigenous governments to impose their own Fuel, Alcohol, Cannabis, Tobacco, and Vaping (FACT) value-added sales taxes. Expanding opt-in tax jurisdiction would enable Indigenous governments to better exercise their tax jurisdiction with more flexibility.
  9. The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, will announce an investment in a project in Quebec to secure a green electrical grid.
  10. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with Member of Parliament Irek Kusmierczyk and Sherry Bondy, Mayor of the Town of Essex.
  11. Canadians deserve better access to health care services and affordable medicines, regardless of where they live or their ability to pay. However, the health system in Canada has been facing significant challenges, such as overwhelmed emergency rooms, lack of access to a family doctor, and health care workers under enormous strain. The Government of Canada knows concerted and collaborative efforts by federal, provincial, and territorial governments are needed to continue to address these challenges.
  12. Canadians deserve better access to health care services and affordable medicines, regardless of where they live or their ability to pay.
  13. Canadians deserve better access to health care services and affordable medicines, regardless of where they live or their ability to pay. However, the health system in Canada has been facing significant challenges, such as overwhelmed emergency rooms, lack of access to a family doctor, and health care workers under enormous strain. The Government of Canada knows concerted and collaborative efforts by federal, provincial, and territorial governments are needed to continue to address these challenges.
  14. Today, Lieutenant-General Michael Wright assumed his new position as Commander Canadian Army from Lieutenant-General Jocelyn (Joe) Paul. The ceremony, presided over by General Wayne Eyre, Chief of the Defence Staff, was held at the Salaberry Armoury in Gatineau, Quebec.
  15. Yesterday, the Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of National Defence concluded a productive visit to Washington, D.C., where he and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly, and Chief of the Defence Staff General Wayne Eyre attended the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Leaders’ Summit – including meetings of the North Atlantic Council and NATO-Ukraine Council.
  16. Canada’s oceans and waterways are home to diverse ecosystems that play an important role in the health of Canadians and the environment. Climate change, pollution, and shipping activities can impact marine life. Through Canada’s Oceans Protection Plan, the Government of Canada is increasing protections and further preserving these important marine ecosystems.
  17. Today, the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, President of the King’s Privy Council for Canada, Minister of Emergency Preparedness and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, announced the appointment of Yoan Marier as the new Chairperson of the Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board.
  18. Shawinigan organization receives $473,600 in financial assistance from CED.
  19. The Honourable Mark Holland, Minister of Health, and the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Physical Activity, announced that the challenge has reached the final of its three-stages during which a panel of expert judges selected seven finalists.
  20. The Public Health Agency of Canada is committed to helping prevent diabetes through several activities, one of which is the Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Challenge. The Challenge has reached the last stage of the three-stage approach, with the selection of seven finalists by the panel of expert judges. Each finalist will receive a $600,000 prize, for a total of $4.2 million to implement and generate evidence that their developed approach is effective in helping address the risks and barriers that lead to being at an elevated risk for type 2 diabetes.
  21. The Honourable Dan Vandal announces federal funding for internationally acclaimed Folk Festival
  22. The Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, will welcome 25 of Canada’s newest citizens from six countries. The ceremony will be presided by Citizenship Judge Carol-Ann Hart.
  23. On July 10, 2024, Environment and Climate Change Canada Enforcement laid 5 charges against Teck Coal Limited for contraventions of subsection 36(3) of the Fisheries Act
  24. Please be advised that the Honourable Gary Anandasangaree, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, will tour a local community health centre and outline the Government of Canada’s actions on healthcare.
  25. “We, the G7 foreign ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States and the High Representative of the European Union, join the UN and the European Union in condemning the announcement by Finance Minister of Israel Smotrich that five outposts are to be legalized in the West Bank..."
  26. Please be advised that the Honourable Gary Anandasangaree, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, will deliver a formal apology on behalf of the Government of Canada to the 9 Dakota and Lakota First Nations in Canada at a historic ceremony.
  27. The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, announced two investments totaling over $9 million to Saltworks Technologies Inc. (Saltworks) and NORAM Electrolysis Systems Inc. (NESI) to support the battery supply chain in British Columbia under the Critical Minerals Research, Development and Demonstration (CMRDD) program. These investments will support Canada’s ability to address a gap in midstream lithium processing through the advancement of Canadian technologies.
  28. Today, the Assembly of First Nations, Chiefs of Ontario, Nishnawbe Aski Nation and Canada reached a $47.8 billion Agreement on the Long-Term Reform of the First Nations Child and Family Services Program. The Agreement is subject to engagement with First Nations and final approvals by the parties to the Agreement.
  29. Health workers are the backbone of the Canadian health care system, yet they continue to face increased workloads and responsibilities. Now more than ever, there is a need to improve health workforce planning and advance research to better support health workers.
  30. Health workers are the backbone of the Canadian health care system, yet they continue to face increased workloads and responsibilities. Now more than ever, there is a need to improve health workforce planning and advance research to better support health workers.
  31. The federal government is investing $45,527,116 through the Public Transit Infrastructure Stream of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program to support 10 transit projects. The Government of Ontario is contributing $37,935,470 and the City of Windsor is contributing $34,315,651.
  32. The City of Windsor is upgrading its transit system after a joint federal-provincial-municipal investment of more than $117 million.
  33. The Minister of National Defence, the Honourable Bill Blair, issued the following statement today
  34. Major-General (MGen) Chris McKenna assumed command of 1 Canadian Air Division (CAD), Canadian NORAD Region (CANR), Joint Force Air Component (JFAC) and Search and Rescue Region Trenton from MGen Iain Huddleston this afternoon at a ceremony at 17 Wing/Canadian Forces Base Winnipeg.
  35. Today, the Council of the Haida Nation, Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council, Pacheedaht First Nation, Quatsino First Nation and the Government of Canada announced the designation of Tang.ɢwan — ḥačxwiqak — Tsig̱is as a Marine Protected Area (MPA). This large ecologically unique ocean area located approximately 150 kilometres off the west coast of Vancouver Island, is now Canada’s largest MPA designated under the Oceans Act via Governor in Council.
  36. The Government of Canada is committed to building a fairer country for every generation, where all Canadians have the opportunity to participate and succeed, regardless of their identity or ability. Addressing the barriers experienced by persons with disabilities in securing and keeping good jobs is an important part of this effort, and a way to strengthen Canada’s workforce and economy.
  37. To support grain and oilseed producers in Atlantic Canada and their unique needs, today, Heath MacDonald, Member of Parliament for Malpeque, on behalf of the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced up to $3,045,781 over 5 years to the Atlantic Grains Council through the AgriScience Program – Projects Component, an initiative under the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership.
  38. The Assembly of First Nations National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak, Ontario Regional Chief Abram Benedict, Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler of Nishnawbe Aski Nation, and the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services, will provide a major update regarding long-term reform of First Nations child and family services.
  39. Media are invited to attend the Canadian Armed Forces Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS) change of command ceremony between General Wayne Eyre and the incoming CDS General Jennie Carignan.
  40. Canadians deserve safe, reliable, and resilient transportation systems to connect their growing communities, keep people moving and grow our economy. That’s why the Government of Canada is investing in essential local infrastructure, to build vibrant communities and strong regions for the next generation.
  41. The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing up to $23.55 million through the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP) in horticultural research, innovation and commercialization activities, and research infrastructure, all to benefit Ontario farmers and consumers.
  42. Today, Yasir Naqvi, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health, and the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of International Development, visited the Medical Council of Canada to highlight more than $47 million in federal funding for innovative projects to help support Canada’s health workforce.
  43. The Government of Canada, Government of Ontario, and the City of London will invest 24.5 million five active transportation-related projects that will support a more sustainable and connected community.
  44. The federal government is investing $9,800,000 through the Public Transit Infrastructure Stream (PTIS) of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program to support five active transportation projects across London, Ontario. The Government of Ontario is contributing $8,165,850 and the City of London is investing $6,534,150.
  45. Today, the Honourable Ya’ara Saks, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health, and the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Official Languages, on behalf of the Honourable Mark Holland, Minister of Health, announced more than $47 million in federal funding for innovative projects to help support Canada’s health workforce.
  46. The Government of Canada announced more than $47 million federal funding for innovative projects to help support and retain members of the health workforce by improving research, planning and health workforce data.
  47. Today, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, visited Université de Montréal's l'Extension centre to announce federal funding of nearly $750,000 for Clinique Mauve.
  48. The Canada Growth Fund and Strathcona Resources—Canada’s fifth-largest oil producer—have agreed to invest up to $2 billion combined to build carbon capture and sequestration infrastructure on Strathcona’s steam-assisted, gravity drainage oil sands facilities in Saskatchewan and Alberta.
  49. The Government of Canada issues a statement to mark and celebrate Imamat Day
  50. “Today, Canada reflects on the genocide of more than 8,000 Bosnian Muslim men and boys and the displacement of over 20,000 women and children, who were forcibly expelled from their homes by Bosnian Serb forces in Srebrenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina.”