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  1. Majid Jowhari, Member of Parliament for Richmond Hill, on behalf of the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, will celebrate the growth of a Richmond Hill Printed Circuit Board (PCB) assembly and electronics manufacturer.
  2. Star Blanket Cree Nation lifts drinking water advisory that had been in effect since 2007. A new water treatment plant is providing reliable, safe, clean water to all homes and community buildings.
  3. On July 19, 2024, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband and unauthorized items was seized at Stony Mountain Institution, a multi-level security federal institution.
  4. Bob Rae, Canada’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN, has been elected president of the UN’s Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) for a 1-year term.
  5. The Honourable Judy Sgro, Member of Parliament for Humber River—Black Creek, on behalf of the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will make an important announcement in support of sports tourism across southern Ontario.
  6. Terry Sheehan, Member of Parliament for Sault Ste. Marie and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Labour and Seniors, will announce a FedNor investment in support of new and expanding economic development in the Algoma District area.
  7. Wrecked, abandoned, or hazardous boats can pose threats to the environment, local communities, and economies. Through the Oceans Protection Plan, the Government of Canada continues to take action to address problem vessels and ensure owner accountability.
  8. The Honourable Ya'ara Saks, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Member of Parliament for York Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), along with Julie Dabrusin, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change will make an important announcement for clean energy technologies.
  9. On July 16, 2024, as a result of the vigilance of correctional officers, detector-dog team and security intelligence officers, packages containing contraband and unauthorized items were seized in the maximum security unit at Saskatchewan Penitentiary.
  10. Emancipation Day, when Canadians of African descent marked the abolition of enslavement across the British Empire with celebrations and festivities, which continue to this day
  11. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has confirmed the presence of multinuclear sphere X (MSX) caused by Haplosporidium nelsoni in additional locations on Prince Edward Island (PEI), including areas between Lennox Island and Freeland. While MSX prevents oysters from thriving, such as decreased rates of growth and increased oyster mortality, it is important to note that this disease poses no risk to human health, nor does it pose a food safety risk.
  12. Companies from around the world know that Canada’s aerospace industry is a global leader in the field. That’s why, the Government of Canada is building the economy of the future, by creating good-paying jobs for Canadians, supporting our highly competitive sector and making key investments.
  13. At the height of the golden age of reggae, some of Jamaica’s brightest stars left their homeland to relocate to Toronto. Now their stories and the musical community they helped build are celebrated in Graeme Mathieson and Chris Flanagan’s captivating National Film Board of Canada (NFB) anthology series Sounds & Pressure: Reggae in a Foreign Land, premiering August 23 on nfb.ca and the NFB’s streaming platform for smart TVs.
  14. The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) Greater Toronto Area (GTA) Region today released operational and enforcement highlights covering the period from January 1 to October 31, 2023.
  15. Today, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) Quebec Region, published the highlights of its enforcement and operational activities covering the period from January 1, to October 31, 2023.
  16. On July 24, 2024, Régis Lavoie, an inmate from Donnacona Institution, died while in our custody.
  17. Nova Scotia beekeepers will have access to more financial support this year. The Apiculture Sustainable Growth and Health Program will provide eligible beekeepers up to $50,000, an increase from the maximum $27,000 in 2023.
  18. $18 million announced by the Canada and Quebec governments to rebuild the Théâtre de la Vieille Forge
  19. Competition Bureau advances an investigation into Kalibrate’s gas pricing services July 24, 2024 – GATINEAU, QC – Competition Bureau
  20. The Honourable Arif Virani, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointments under the judicial application process established in 2016.
  21. The Honourable Arif Virani, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointments under the judicial application process established in 2016.
  22. The Honourable Arif Virani, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointment under the judicial application process established in 2016.
  23. The Honourable Arif Virani, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointment under the judicial application process established in 2016.
  24. The Honourable Arif Virani, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointment under the judicial application process established in 2016.
  25. Today, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services, alongside Chief Darcy Bear of the Whitecap Dakota Nation, announced $15 million to support the construction of the first thermal style spa in Saskatchewan, Dakota Dunes Thermal Spa.
  26. Michipicoten First Nation is receiving a federal investment of almost $250,000 to restore the White Sands Creek and protect it from future flood events.
  27. Fierté Montréal receives $113,750 in financial assistance from CED.
  28. The Honourable Jenna Sudds, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will be in Ottawa to make an announcement on affordable housing.
  29. The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced the following diplomatic appointments: Mark Berman becomes High Commissioner in Jamaica. Mr. Berman replaces Emina Tudakovic.
  30. Mark Berman (BA [Political Science and International Relations], University of Saskatchewan, 1982; LLB, University of Saskatchewan, 1986; LLM, London School of Economics, 1989) joined the Government of Canada in 1989 as adviser to the minister of the environment; he then served as executive assistant to the deputy minister of the environment. In 1993, he joined the UN Environment Programme in Nairobi as a legal officer. After 6 years in Nairobi and Geneva, he returned to Canada as a director in the Office of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development. He then joined the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) in 2000 as deputy director for human security and peacebuilding. In 2005, he returned to Environment Canada as director for climate change negotiations. In 2008, he was seconded to CIDA’s Multilateral Branch as acting director general for environmental sustainability and economic growth. In 2009, Mr. Berman joined the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade as executive director for Climate and Energy and Canada’s representative on the Compliance Committee of the Kyoto Protocol. He served as executive director for international crime and terrorism in 2012 and was appointed director general for consular policy in 2017. Most recently, he served as high commissioner in Guyana and ambassador to Suriname and the Caribbean Community.
  31. The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that Pam Damoff, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs (Consular Affairs), will travel to Costa Rica from July 24 to July 26, 2024, for an official consular relations and bilateral visit.
  32. The lockdown and exceptional search put in place at Springhill Institution on July 11, 2024, ended on July 18, 2024. The institution has since resumed its normal operations and visits have resumed.
  33. July 24, 2024 - Tokyo, Japan - Global Affairs Canada Since the elevation of Canada’s Strategic Partnership with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in September 2023, Canada has increased its diplomatic and political engagement across the ASEAN region, demonstrating its value and concrete commitment as an active and reliable partner to ASEAN.
  34. Eight Canadian organizations will begin developing solutions to purify Moon water as part of the next stage of the Aqualunar Challenge. Each semi-finalist will receive a grant of $22,500 to develop the key components of their prototypes. In turn, their technology, first intended for space missions, could also help advance water purification on Earth
  35. On July 22, 2024, Dean Young, an inmate from Stony Mountain Institution, died while in our custody.
  36. Canada and Star Blanket First Nation to make announcement on the community’s long-term drinking water advisory.
  37. Indigenous Services Canada recognizes the critical importance of safe homes for children and families to grow and thrive. Housing continues to be a pressing need across the country, disproportionately affecting Indigenous Peoples.
  38. On July 19, 2024, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband and unauthorized items was seized on the perimeter of Drummond Institution, a medium-security federal institution.
  39. Marc G. Serré, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and to the Minister of Official Languages, announced an investment of $500,000 by the Government of Canada in Sturgeon Falls Brush and Contracting Limited (SFB). The announcement was made on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services and Minister responsible for FedNor.
  40. Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs, announced that the Government of Canada is removing barriers to help commerce move more freely within Canada.
  41. The Government of Canada has approved the tentative agreement for the Border Services Group.
  42. Outaouais tourism business obtains $250,000 in financial assistance from CED to increase its accommodations.
  43. Canadians deserve a health care system that provides timely access to quality health services and medications, regardless of where they live or their ability to pay. The Government of Canada recognizes that concerted and collaborative efforts by federal, provincial, and territorial governments are needed to improve health care for Canadians, including through better supporting health workers and ensuring access to medications for all.
  44. The Governments of Canada and British Columbia (BC) signed the National Strategy for Drugs for Rare Diseases (DRD) agreement to invest a total amount of $194 million over three years to improve access to new drugs for rare diseases for its residents and to support enhanced access to existing drugs, early diagnosis, and screening for rare diseases.
  45. The Government of Canada and the Government of British Columbia signed an amendment to the Aging with Dignity Agreement, providing British Columbia access more than $232 million in new funding to support Personal Support Workers (PSWs), also referred to as Health Care Assistants (HCAs) in BC. This funding is being provided over five years (2024-25 to 2028-29), extending the existing Aging with Dignity (AWD) Agreement by one year.
  46. Michael Mabbott and Lucah Rosenberg-Lee’s award-winning Banger Films/National Film Board of Canada (NFB) feature documentary Any Other Way: The Jackie Shane Story is opening in cinemas across Canada beginning August 16, distributed by the NFB.
  47. A new stormwater collection system on Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc Chief Louis Centre lands to build community resilience and protect habitats for local wildlife after an investment of $1 million from the federal government.
  48. A new multi-use pathway is coming to the Village of Corbeil. The MacPherson Drive Link will connect Corbeil with the Voyageur Cycle route, a 645-kilometre route for long-distance cycling that connects 29 communities from Sudbury to Ottawa.
  49. Today, the Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of National Defence, announced that Canada is investing $35.8 million (including taxes) to deliver 90 Light Tactical Vehicles (LTVs) to Canadian Army personnel deployed in Latvia under Operation REASSURANCE – Canada’s mission in support of NATO’s assurance and deterrence measures.
  50. The CRTC has selected a new project to receive funding through its Broadband Fund.