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  1. Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, announced further support from the Government of Canada to create more than 450 internship opportunities for recent graduates through the Science Horizons Youth Internship Program in partnership with environmental science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) employers across Canada. Interns bring creativity, new knowledge, dedication, and enthusiasm to their jobs. This will give young people the opportunity to gain valuable experience to actively participate in the workforce.
  2. Today, Terry Beech, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, started a tour in Calgary, Alberta. Throughout the week, he will meet with workers, businesses, and organizations to discuss various measures the government is implementing that will help to create more jobs, spur economic growth, develop green technologies, support rural economic development, and make housing more affordable.
  3. Canadian farmers are key partners in building a healthy environment and a more sustainable agricultural sector in Canada. Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, along with Member of Parliament for Kings–Hants, Kody Blois, announced an investment of up to $8.5 million under the On-Farm Climate Action Fund for Perennia Food and Agriculture Inc. (Perennia). These funds will help farmers across Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador adopt sustainable farming practices to build climate change resilience.
  4. The Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will make an important announcement in support of Black entrepreneurs and Black-led businesses in Hamilton and Windsor.
  5. The Honourable Anthony Rota, Member of Parliament for Nipissing–Timiskaming will make an important announcement to support innovators, job creators and seniors. The announcement will be made on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services and Minister responsible for FedNor, the Honourable Kamal Khera, Minister of Seniors, and the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities.
  6. On August 15, Acadians across the country celebrate their culture and history
  7. Following their participation in RIMPAC, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Vancouver and Winnipeg continue to operate in the Indo-Pacific, where they will remain deployed until December 2022, on Operation (Op) PROJECTION and Operation NEON.
  8. Minister Vandal to make a funding announcement related to the Nutrition North Canada while visiting the Inuvik Community Greenhouse
  9. “Tomorrow, we mark one year since Afghanistan fell into the hands of the Taliban. In this past year, we have witnessed the hardships endured by the Afghan people, with some having undergone harrowing journeys to flee the country and countless others living in fear of persecution and retribution, and under severe human rights and freedom restrictions...."
  10. Four Métis groups of the Northwest Territories to receive Budget 2022 funding to help respond to housing needs.
  11. Today, while in Yellowknife, the Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister for PrairiesCan and Minister for CanNor, announced investments of over $1.2 million, delivered by CanNor and Canadian Heritage, to support the further development of the Yellowknife Historical Society’s Community Museum and Interpretive Centre as a historical and cultural tourist attraction.
  12. Today, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, issued the following statement regarding passage of the U.S. Inflation Reduction Act
  13. The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development and the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development will meet with Secretary of Economy of Mexico Tatiana Clouthier, for the first Canada-Mexico High Level Economic Dialogue virtual event.
  14. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has confirmed the presence of hemlock woolly adelgid in several hemlocks near Grafton, Ontario.
  15. The Ville-Marie organization obtains over $300,000 in funding from CED.
  16. The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, the Minister of Public Safety, the Honourable Marco Mendicino, the Minister of Health, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, and the Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, issued this update today on the actions being taken to ease congestion at Canada’s airports, reduce wait times and delays and help keep travellers moving.
  17. Canada and Manitoba invest in water infrastructure upgrades
  18. Today, Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Reg Helwer, Minister of Labour, Consumer Protection and Government Services; the Honourable Wayne Ewasko, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Learning and Member of the Legislative Assembly for Lac du Bonnet; and His Worship Ray Schirle, Mayor of Beausejour, announced more than $42 million in funding for four water projects that will improve system efficiency and protect local communities and their environments in Manitoba.
  19. Today, Soraya Martinez Ferrada, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, and Lionel Carmant, Quebec’s Minister for Health and Social Services, reaffirmed that additional federal funding of more than $84 million over two years, as of 2022–2023, has been made available to communities in Quebec through the amendment of the 2019–2024 Canada-Quebec Reaching Home Agreement, under the program Reaching Home: Canada’s Homelessness Strategy. This additional funding is on top of the regular funding already set out in the Reaching Home Agreement.
  20. Today, the governments of Canada and Quebec announced that, beginning in 2022–23, an additional $84,580,673 in federal funding over two years will be made available to communities in Quebec through an amendment to the Canada–Quebec Agreement on Reaching Home 2019–2024 (Reaching Home Agreement) as part of Reaching Home: Canada’s Homelessness Strategy. This is in addition to the regular funding provided through the Reaching Home Agreement. The goal is to extend COVID-19 measures in the homeless-serving sector and help communities continue their efforts to prevent and reduce homelessness in the long term.
  21. The imagination, determination, and innovation of Canada’s youth are essential to building the Canada we all want: a country that is inclusive and barrier-free for persons with disabilities. By continuing to invest in youth and working with local and community-based organizations to increase accessibility and inclusion in communities and workplaces, the Government of Canada is reinforcing its commitment to prioritize disability inclusion across the country.
  22. British ColumbiaThompson Okanagan Tourism Association, British ColumbiaPathways Abilities Society, British Columbia
  23. Marc G. Serré, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Official Languages, will make an important announcement in support of increasing tourism in the Killarney region.
  24. Every child deserves the best possible start in life, and all parents should have the ability to build both a family and a career. That’s why the Government of Canada signed agreements with each province and territory to implement a Canada-wide early learning and child care system.
  25. Reaching Home: Canada’s Homelessness Strategy was launched in April 2019 and supports the goals of the National Housing Strategy, in particular, to support the needs of the most vulnerable Canadians; to improve access to safe, stable and affordable housing; and to reduce chronic homelessness by 50 percent by 2027-28.
  26. Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion announced that the Government of Canada has nearly doubled its investments in Reaching Home: Canada’s Homelessness Strategy, from over $2 billion over 9 years to nearly $4 billion in federal funding since its launch in April 2019.
  27. The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and Kody Blois, Member of Parliament for Kings-Hants, will be in Greenwich, Nova Scotia to highlight federal investments to help farmers across Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador adopt sustainable farming practices.
  28. Irek Kusmierczyk, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, announced a $100,000 investment in the Corporation of the City of Windsor to install 20 Level 2 EV chargers at several of the city’s facilities.
  29. The Government of Canada continues to support the tourism sector for a strong recovery and future growth.
  30. Oceans are vital to the livelihoods of communities across Canada. The Government of Canada has made tremendous strides in protecting our oceans by working in collaboration with Indigenous partners, provinces, territories, industry and other marine stakeholders. Since 2015, Canada has progressed from less than one percent to over 14 percent protection of its marine and coastal areas.
  31. Canada is committed to empowering youth at home and around the world. Improving their access to education, amplifying their voices and engaging with them so they can influence decisions that directly affect them are key ways to ensure intergenerational solidarity to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, which is the theme of this year’s International Youth Day.
  32. Minister Boissonnault to announce federal support for tourism across Saskatchewan
  33. FedNor funding will help support agri-food producers and organizations innovate, expand and create jobs across the region
  34. Our government believes in the auto sector. We believe in the people who work in the auto sector, and we are always going to stand up for you.
  35. Young Canadians are integral to Canada’s present and future success, as they are the leaders of today and tomorrow. Youth organizations in Canada are undertaking important work, such as amplifying youth voices and advocating for gender equality.
  36. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Karina Gould, will be in North York to announce funding for projects for the financial empowerment of low-income adults through the Social Development Partnership Program (SDPP).
  37. Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, announced the inaugural members of the new Environment and Climate Change Youth Council. The establishment of the Youth Council aligns well with today’s International Youth Day theme to promote intergenerational solidarity, as this diverse group of ten young Canadians will advise the Minister and departmental officials on key environmental and climate issues.
  38. The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) advises that nine inmates at Kent Institution, in British Columbia, have tested positive for COVID-19.
  39. The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, will travel to Manitoba and British Columbia from August 15 to 18, 2022.
  40. Government of Canada commemorates Viola Desmond who brought nation-wide attention to the African-Nova Scotian community’s struggle for equal rights
  41. The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, Terry Duguid, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, and the Honourable Jim Carr, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Centre will make an announcement on the Women Entrepreneurship Strategy.
  42. On August 9, 2022, an inmate was found to have been victim of an assault at Kent Institution, a maximum security federal institution.
  43. The Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, Marci Ien, and the Minister of Seniors, Kamal Khera, issued the following statement to commemorate this year’s International Youth Day theme: Intergenerational Solidarity.
  44. Today, Heath MacDonald, Member of Parliament for Malpeque, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities; Bobby Morrissey, Member of Parliament for Egmont; the Honourable Cory Deagle, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, and His Worship Rowan Caseley, Mayor of the Town of Kensington, announced $13.2 million joint funding for road upgrades across the province.
  45. Today, Kody Blois, Member of Parliament for Kings—Hants, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities; Dave Ritcey, Member of Legislative Assembly for Truro—Bible Hill—Millbrook—Salmon River, and His Worship Bill Mills, Mayor of the Town of Truro, announced funding for the revitalization of the Truro Amateur Athletic Club, the Multi-Use sport facility and Senior baseball facility.
  46. Increased opportunities for young people who are interested in developing entrepreneurial skills or gaining on-the-job work experience are critical to keeping youth in the region while building a strong, diverse, inclusive and innovative economy in Northern Ontario.
  47. Providing opportunities for young graduates and connecting organizations and businesses with a skilled and enthusiastic workforce is precisely what the Government of Canada’s internship initiative is helping to accomplish in Northern Ontario.
  48. Viola Desmond recognized by the Government of Canada as a Person of National Historic Significance
  49. Truro, Nova Scotia, August 11, 2022—Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with Kody Blois, Member of Parliament for Kings—Hants, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities; Dave Ritcey, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Truro—Bible Hill—Millbrook—Salmon River, and His Worship Bill Mills, Mayor of the Town of Truro.
  50. On August 10, 2022, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband and unauthorized items was seized at Donnacona Institution, a federal maximum security institution.