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  1. Hitachi Energy to expand two of its facilities in Canada to maintain production of key electrical components for domestic and international markets
  2. On July 13, 2024, Charles Mangapi, an inmate from Springhill Institution, died while in our custody.
  3. On July 11, 2024, a lockdown was put in place at Springhill Institution, a medium security federal institution, to enable staff members to conduct an exceptional search.
  4. Seven National Film Board of Canada (NFB) short films celebrating Canadian performing arts excellence will premiere online Saturday, June 8, at 9 p.m. ET, immediately following the 2024 Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards (GGPAA) Gala at Ottawa’s National Arts Centre.
  5. The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Export Promotion, International Trade and Economic Development, has concluded her visit to Athens, Greece, and Rome, Italy, where she built on recent leader-level visits and reaffirmed the value of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).
  6. Canadian youth are one of our most crucial resources and sources of potential. That is why the Government of Canada supports youth at every stage of their journey toward a bright and prosperous future.
  7. The Youth Employment and Skills Strategy (YESS) is a Government of Canada initiative led by Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) and delivered in partnership with 11 federal departments, agencies and Crown corporations. Together, these 12 partners deliver funding programs to help youth in Canada aged 15 to 30 develop skills and gain experience in order to successfully transition into the labour market of today and the future.
  8. Today, the Honourable Gary Anandasangaree, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, delivered an apology on behalf of the Government of Canada, to the nine Dakota and Lakota First Nations in Canada for past harms relating to Canada’s longstanding denial of their rights.
  9. The federal government is investing more than $2.7 million in Essex County Road 50 to enhance pedestrian and cyclist safety.
  10. Mike Kelloway, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard and Member of Parliament for Cape Breton – Canso, will announce support for airport upgrades in western Cape Breton.
  11. The City of Brantford officially re-opened the newly upgraded section of the Lorne Bridge Trail, which is a part of the SC Johnson Trail in Brantford.
  12. The Gitanyow Nation, as represented by the Simgigyet’m Gitanyow (Gitanyow Hereditary Chiefs) and the Government of Canada recently signed a Funding Agreement, marking a significant step forward in restoring Gitanyow’s inherent right of self-government.
  13. Today, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, announced the re-investment of up to $2.2 million of recycled industrial pollution pricing revenues to fund a major new emissions reduction project at St. Marys Cement.
  14. The Government of Canada will make an announcement concerning La Picasse Cultural Community Centre in Nova Scotia
  15. St. Catharines (Ontario) — The Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport and Member of Parliament for Niagara Centre, Vance Badawey, on behalf of the Minister of Transport, Pablo Rodriguez, and Chris Bittle, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Housing, Infrastructure, and Communities and Member of Parliament for St. Catharines, will make an announcement about Green Shipping Corridors.
  16. CSE and NSERC are pleased to announce the creation of the NSERC-CSE Research Community on Robust, Secure and Safe Artificial Intelligence.
  17. The recreational striped bass fishery in the Gulf Region has experienced remarkable growth in recent years, bringing significant socio-economic benefits to Indigenous and coastal communities.
  18. The Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, Marci Ien, and the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Official Languages, Randy Boissonnault, issued the following statement today on World Youth Skills Day:
  19. Small craft harbours are the heart of many coastal communities, bringing people together in work and play, while supporting jobs in the fish and seafood industry for over 45,000 Canadians. As part of Budget 2024, $463.3 million over three years will be invested for the repair and maintenance of small craft harbours, including those damaged by Hurricane Fiona, starting in 2024-25. This is on top of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO)’s annual budget of $90 million for these harbours.
  20. Projects funded by Budget 2024 will be undertaken at the following New Brunswick harbours managed by Fisheries and Oceans Canada. Projects could range from repairs, to reconstruction of assets, or dredging related work.
  21. In 2024, the Government of Canada published the updated Draft State of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Report, which proposes to conclude that the class of PFAS, excluding fluoropolymers as defined in the updated draft report, may cause harm to human health and the environment.
  22. Canada is taking the next step to address per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), sometimes referred to as “forever chemicals”, which is a large class of extremely persistent human-made substances used in a wide range of everyday products, including food packaging, drugs, cosmetics, non-stick cookware, vehicles, and electronics. Worldwide, PFAS can be found in the air, groundwater, oceans, lakes, rivers, and soil, as well as in wastewater and sewage sludge
  23. A price on carbon pollution is widely recognized as the most efficient means to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions that are contributing to the more intense wildfires, droughts, and floods caused by climate change.
  24. The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, was at Pizza Quest in London, Ontario, to highlight that today is the final opportunity for eligible small businesses in provinces with the federal pollution pricing system to file their tax returns to benefit from the retroactive payment of the Canada Carbon Rebate for Small Businesses
  25. Today, the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, President of the King’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Emergency Preparedness and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, issued the following statement:
  26. Minister Wilkinson to Make Transportation Infrastructure Announcement to Support Critical Minerals Development
  27. 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).
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. How Canada’s pollution pricing system works
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. Canadians deserve better access to health care services and affordable medicines, regardless of where they live or their ability to pay.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. Shawinigan organization receives $473,600 in financial assistance from CED.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. The Honourable Dan Vandal announces federal funding for internationally acclaimed Folk Festival
  48. 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.
  49. 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
  50. 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.