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  1. 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.
  2. The Canadian International Trade Tribunal today continued its order made on November 28, 2018, in expiry review RR-2017-006, concerning the dumping and subsidizing of seamless carbon or alloy steel oil and gas well casing from the People’s Republic of China.
  3. Competition Bureau advances an investigation into Kalibrate’s gas pricing services July 24, 2024 – GATINEAU, QC – Competition Bureau
  4. 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.
  5. The Honourable Jenna Sudds, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will be in Ottawa to make an announcement on affordable housing.
  6. The Canadian International Trade Tribunal today initiated an inquiry to determine whether the dumping and subsidizing of pea protein originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China have caused injury or retardation or are threatening to cause injury. This final injury inquiry was initiated further to a notice received from the Canada Border Services Agency stating that preliminary determinations had been made respecting the dumping and subsidizing of the above-mentioned goods.
  7. The Government of Canada has approved the tentative agreement for the Border Services Group.
  8. 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.
  9. On behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, the Honourable Jenna Sudds, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Member of Parliament for Kanata–Carleton, along with the Honourable Mona Fortier, Member of Parliament for Ottawa–Vanier, will announce milestones in federal science infrastructure. These investments will support the work of federal science in managing transformative changes facing Canadians today and into the future.
  10. 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.
  11. Five major roadways in the Northwest Territories are getting upgrades and improvements after an investment of more than $67 million from the federal government.
  12. The federal government is investing $67,087,000 through the Rural and Northern Communities Infrastructure Stream to support five highways and access road projects across the Northwest Territories.
  13. List of organizations that work with Indigenous, Black and racialized Canadians with disabilities receiving or will receive funding under the 2022 Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities call for proposals, as announced today.
  14. Media are invited to join the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Official Languages, on behalf of the Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities, for a housing announcement.
  15. Competition Bureau seeks feedback on Competition Act’s new greenwashing provisions July 22, 2024 – GATINEAU (Québec), Competition Bureau
  16. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with Anthony Rota, Member of Parliament for Nipissing—Timiskaming, on behalf of the Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities, and Pauline Rochefort, Mayor of the Municipality of East Ferris.
  17. The Governments of Canada and Alberta have signed a renewed ten-year agreement for the Canada Community-Building Fund (CCBF). Under this agreement, Alberta will receive more than $1.3 billion over the first five years to provide predictable, long-term, and stable funding to communities across the province.
  18. Two communities in the Sea to Sky Country are receiving upgrades to their water infrastructure
  19. Today, on its eighth anniversary, the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Jenna Sudds, announced the maximum annual Canada Child Benefit will increase again to help parents keep up with the cost of living. That’s more tax-free money back in their pockets every month—to spend on groceries, rent, summer camps and whatever their family needs.
  20. Renovations are coming to the Lakeview-Windsor Junction-Fall River (LWF) Community Hall after an investment of over $384,000 from the federal government through the Green and Inclusive Community Buildings (GICB) program.
  21. Members of the media are invited to join an important announcement regarding community infrastructure across the Northwest Territories with Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for Northwest Territories and Caroline Wawzonek, Minister of Infrastructure for Northwest Territories.
  22. Producers who were not paid for grain delivered to Zeghers Seed Inc. (operating as Zeghers Canada) will be fully compensated for their eligible claims through the Canadian Grain Commission’s Safeguards for Grain Farmers Program.
  23. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Jenna Sudds and the Minister of Diversity, Inclusion and Persons with Disabilities, Kamal Khera, will be in Peel to announce the increase of the annual Canada Child Benefit to help families with the rising cost of living.
  24. The air we breathe has a significant impact on the health and wellness of people in Canada and around the world. Lung health can be affected by many factors such as cigarette smoking, e-cigarettes, cannabis inhalation, viral infections, and environmental influences like wildfires and air pollution.
  25. Through the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Team Grants in Lung Health, the Government of Canada and partners are investing $19.3M in nine new research projects to address existing and future threats to lung health.
  26. 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, and Paul Adlakha, Chair of the LWF Firemens Association Board of Directors.
  27. Today, the Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities, and the Honourable John Lohr, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing for Nova Scotia, released a joint statement
  28. A solar energy system will bring greater efficiency to the Acadieville community centre, after an investment of $194,102 from the federal government and UNI Financial Cooperation.
  29. Today, the Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities, announced the dates for a new intake for applications through the Green and Inclusive Community Buildings Program.
  30. Le gouvernement fédéral lance le Fonds pour le transport en commun du Canada en vue de répondre aux besoins de transport en commun partout au Canada.
  31. Stellarton Memorial Rink is getting an overhaul after an investment of $6 million from the federal government.
  32. The Honourable Mark Holland, Minister of Health, will provide an update regarding the United States (U.S.) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) import requirements for all dogs entering the U.S. from Canada, coming into effect on August 1, 2024.
  33. Government of Canada’s New Canada Green Buildings Strategy: A Plan to Help Canadians Save Money on Their Energy Bills
  34. Funded initiatives announced with the Canada Green Buildings Strategy
  35. On behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, the Honourable Kamal Khera, Minister of Diversity, Inclusion and Persons with Disabilities, will make an announcement in London, Ontario, as part of the Government of Canada’s plan to help Canadians save money on their energy bills.
  36. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with Sean Fraser, Member of Parliament for Central Nova; the Honourable Pat Dunn, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Pictou Centre; and Darren Stroud, President of the Stellarton Memorial Community Centre Association.
  37. Governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island to Announce Strengthened Energy Affordability Program
  38. Minister Wilkinson to Make an Announcement as part of Plan to Help Save Canadians Money on their Energy Bills
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. The federal government is investing more than $2.7 million in Essex County Road 50 to enhance pedestrian and cyclist safety.
  42. 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.
  43. CSE and NSERC are pleased to announce the creation of the NSERC-CSE Research Community on Robust, Secure and Safe Artificial Intelligence.
  44. 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:
  45. Minister Wilkinson to Make Transportation Infrastructure Announcement to Support Critical Minerals Development
  46. 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).
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. The City of Windsor is upgrading its transit system after a joint federal-provincial-municipal investment of more than $117 million.
  50. 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.