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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. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. The City of Windsor is upgrading its transit system after a joint federal-provincial-municipal investment of more than $117 million.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with MP Irek Kusmierczyk, Prabmeet Sarkaria, Ontario Minister of Transportation, MPP for Windsor-Tecumseh Andrew Dowie, and MPP for Essex Anthony Leardi.
  10. Energy efficiency upgrades to the Central Library in Library Square are underway after a combined investment of more than $5.9 million from the federal government and the City of Vancouver.
  11. The Minister of Diversity, Inclusion and Persons with Disabilities, Kamal Khera, will be in Toronto to make an announcement regarding the Employment Strategy for Canadians with Disabilities.
  12. The Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Employment Workforce development and Official Language, the Honourable Ya’ara Saks, Minister of Mental Health and Addiction and Associate Minister of Health and Member of Parliament Marco Mendicino will make an announcement to help support and retain members of Canada’s health workforce.
  13. The Kerrisdale Community Centre will soon have a more energy efficient facility after a federal investment of more than $2.3 million through the Green and Inclusive Community Buildings (GICB) program.
  14. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with Peter Fragiskatos, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities and Member of Parliament for London North Centre; Arielle Kayabaga, Member of Parliament for London West; Prabmeet Sarkaria, Ontario’s Minister of Transportation; and Josh Morgan, Mayor of the City of London.
  15. MusGo Rider Eastern Shore will purchase five new vehicles after a combined investment of $445,933 from the federal and provincial governments.
  16. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with Darrell Samson, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Rural Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and Member of Parliament for Sackville–Preston–Chezzetcook; the Honourable Kent Smith, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture and Member of the Legislative Assembly for the Eastern Shore; and Colin Cameron, MusGo Rider Board Chair.
  17. Communities across the country are developing strategies to minimise greenhouse gas emissions, including lowering carbon emissions caused by public transportation.
  18. The Government of Canada remains committed to resolving outstanding pay issues for public servants while moving toward modernizing processes and systems to improve the overall human resources (HR) and pay experience for employees.
  19. Residents of the Town of Hudson will soon have access to a new multi-purpose pathway for walking and cycling, thanks to a joint investment of $3.4 million from the federal government and the Town of Hudson to redevelop Lakeview and Selkirk Streets.
  20. Canada and United States will work together to advance Arctic research and knowledge.
  21. The Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, will tour a facility and make a funding announcement to support clean hydrogen research and development. A media scrum will follow.
  22. Today, the Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities, announced the launch of a formal Request for Proposals (RFP) process for the Housing Design Catalogue. The RFP will seek design services for the development of low-rise designs as part of the Housing Design Catalogue initiative. Interested proponents have until August 7, 2024, to submit their proposal.
  23. Science World’s geodesic dome, one of the most recognized buildings in British Columbia, will receive critical infrastructure upgrades after an investment of $19 million from the federal government.
  24. Today, the Minister for Seniors, Seamus O’Regan Jr., is inviting Canadians 55 and over who identify as Two-Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or intersex, and those who identify as members of sexually and gender diverse communities, to participate in the Government of Canada’s online consultation to help them age in their communities and on their terms.
  25. The Government of Canada is committed to upholding Canada's high safety standards for food and animal feed, while maintaining market access for Canadian producers.
  26. The Government of Canada is creating generational fairness by creating opportunities for young Canadians to get the skills they need for well-paying jobs. Canada
  27. Residents of Montreal's Parc-Extension and Saint-Michel districts will have access to three new modern, accessible and environmentally-friendly community centres thanks to an investment of over $33.7 million from the federal government.
  28. Today, Sean Fraser, Canada’s Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities, Anne Kang, British Columbia’s Minister of Municipal Affairs, and Trish Mandewo, President of the Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM), released a joint statement.
  29. Today, the Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities, announced that a selection process is underway for the position of Chair of the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB).
  30. Polar Knowledge Canada is delighted to announce funding for five post-doctoral candidates with fellowships of $50,000 each to conduct research at Northern colleges and universities in Nunavut, Yukon and the Northwest Territories.
  31. FCAC welcomes new mandate to oversee Canada’s Consumer-Driven Banking Framework
  32. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of Emergency Preparedness and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada and Tracy Redies, President & CEO of Science World.
  33. The Canadian International Trade Tribunal today determined that there is a reasonable indication that the dumping of concrete reinforcing bar from the Republic of Bulgaria, the Kingdom of Thailand and the United Arab Emirates has caused injury or is threatening to cause injury to the domestic industry.
  34. Government of Canada to make an announcement about Canada Summer Jobs
  35. The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, will make a funding announcement in Calgary, Alberta.
  36. The Neeginan Centre is getting infrastructure upgrades after an investment of more than $21.1 million from the federal government.
  37. Education is fundamental to building a strong economy, reducing poverty and creating an inclusive environment where everyone has equal opportunities to succeed.
  38. Persons with disabilities face significant barriers to financial security, making it hard to cover the costs of today, or save for the expenses of tomorrow. To assist with financial pressures, the Canada Disability Benefit will provide a social safety net between existing federal benefits such as the Canada Child Benefit and Old Age Security pension for persons with disabilities.
  39. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has updated its regulated areas for emerald ash borer (EAB - Agrilus planipennis) to include an area in British Columbia, in an effort to slow the insect's spread.
  40. On July 1, the Samuel De Champlain Bridge will be lit up in red and white from sunset to 1 a.m. to celebrate Canada Day.
  41. All Canadians deserve to have access to health care, no matter where they live. Improving access to health care in rural and remote communities is crucial to ensure Canadians across the country get the quality care they need.
  42. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with the Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, PrairiesCan and CanNor; and Kevin Chief, Neeginan Centre Incorporated Board Member, Chairperson for the Centre for Aboriginal Human Resource Development (CAHRD) Board of Directors, and former member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba for Point Douglas.
  43. Joint funding through the Green Infrastructure Stream (GIS), the Rural and Northern Communities Infrastructure Stream (RNCIS), the Public Transit Infrastructure Stream (PTIS), and the COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream (CVRIS) of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Plan (ICIP) will support 44 public infrastructure projects. The federal government is investing more than $165.5 million towards these projects, while the Government of Saskatchewan is contributing over $144.2 million. Recipients are contributing more than $63.4 million to their respective projects and are responsible for any additional costs.
  44. The federal and provincial governments are investing more than $309 million for infrastructure projects across Saskatchewan. The City of Saskatoon is expanding their Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system. The two new lines will help Saskatoon Transit support the City's continued growth while making transit a more convenient for all. A fibre optic network will also improve the tracking and reporting of the bus routes making them more efficient.
  45. Wolfville will gain more than 10 km of multi-use pathways after a combined investment of more than $3.3 million from the federal and provincial governments and the town of Wolfville.
  46. The Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Steven MacKinnon, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Member of Parliament for Gatineau, Geneviève Guilbault, Deputy Premier and Minister of Transport and Sustainable Mobility, and Mathieu Lacombe, Minister of Culture and Communications, Minister responsible for Youth and Minister responsible for the Outaouais region, announced a joint investment of $163.5 million for the planning phase of the structuring electric public transit project between the west of Gatineau and downtown Ottawa.
  47. Today, the Honourable Terry Beech, Minister of Citizens’ Services joined the Honourable Harjit 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 to announce that eligible children under the age of 18 and adults with a valid Disability Tax Credit certificate can now apply for the Canadian Dental Care Plan.
  48. Government of Canada investments support modernized equipment, increased productivity and safety.
  49. Government of Canada investments support modernized equipment, increased productivity and safety
  50. Communities across Manitoba are upgrading their active transportation networks and rural public transit options after investment of more than $1 million from the federal government.