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  1. The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will hold a joint media availability with the United States of America Secretary of State, Antony J. Blinken, on September 30, 2022, in Washington, D.C.
  2. Statement on action taken to further address harassment, discrimination, and other barriers in the federal workplace.
  3. International Nuclear Regulators’ AssociationJoint Statement in Support of Ukraine’s Nuclear Regulator
  4. On September 29, 2022, Terry Anderson, an inmate from Dorchester Penitentiary died while in our custody.
  5. The Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, will announce funding for projects at the University of British Columbia to advance mRNA vaccine research and build a home-grown pipeline for responding to new and emerging COVID-19 variants.
  6. The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources; Taneen Rudyk, President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities; Blaine Hyggen, Mayor of the City of Lethbridge; Jyoti Gondek, Mayor of the City of Calgary; Pat Letizia, President and CEO of the Alberta Ecotrust Foundation; and Jeff Mah, Deputy Mayor of the Town of Canmore will make a Community Efficiency Financing announcement in Calgary.
  7. The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, will make a smart renewable energy funding announcement at the East Strathmore Solar Project in Wheatland County, Alberta, with Jamie Houssain, Principal, Elemental Energy.
  8. On September 26, 2022, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband and unauthorized items was seized on the perimeter of Springhill Institution, a medium-security federal institution.
  9. The Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown–Indigenous Relations; and Chief R. Donald Maracle of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte, to announce the conclusion of a partial settlement agreement regarding the Culbertson Tract Specific Claim.
  10. The locating of unmarked burials at former residential school sites across Canada is a tragic reminder of the abuse that many Indigenous children suffered in these institutions. The Government of Canada is working with Survivors, Indigenous leaders and affected families and communities to address historical wrongs and the lasting physical, emotional, mental and spiritual harms related to the legacy of residential schools. Part of this work includes efforts being made to locate and commemorate missing children who attended residential schools, as well as responding to Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action 72 to 76.
  11. CNSC statement on the ongoing situation in Ukraine
  12. The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Canada’s Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, concluded a productive annual G20 Agriculture Ministers’ Meeting, where Canada took a leadership role in advancing priorities and agricultural interests regarding global food security, resilient and sustainable agriculture and open and rules-based trade.
  13. Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Francis Drouin, to announce initiatives to reduce food loss and waste on behalf of Minister Guilbeault
  14. A Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) Hearing Panel issued its decision relating to the medicine Procysbi, manufactured and marketed in Canada by Horizon Pharma.
  15. Today’s national data release on opioid- and stimulant- related harms paints a tragic and serious picture of how the overdose crisis, and the increasingly toxic illegal drug supply, continues to devastate families and communities across Canada.
  16. Canada’s Employment Insurance (EI) program is a critical part of Canada’s social safety net. It plays an important role in supporting workers during temporary periods of unemployment and in stabilizing the economy during economic hardships. That is why the Government of Canada is working with unions, employers and other stakeholders to modernize the EI program, so that it is fairer, more flexible and more responsive to the needs of current and future workers.
  17. The Minister of Indigenous Services, Patty Hajdu, the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, Marc Miller, and the Minister of Health, Jean-Yves Duclos, issued the following statement today.
  18. Julie Dabrusin, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, announced over $2.3 million in funding to SWITCH Power Ontario Battery Operations Corporation to deploy vital energy storage infrastructure that will enable Ontario’s energy market transformation. This investment with SWITCH Power brings the total investment to nearly $7.8 million.
  19. On September 27, 2022, during the 11:50 a.m. count, staff members at Saskatchewan Penitentiary, a multi-level security federal institution, discovered that Johnathan Jeffery Kessel was not accounted for.
  20. The tourism and hospitality sector is a key economic driver and job creator, especially for young Canadians. That is why the Government of Canada is taking action to help youth prepare for careers in this growing part of the economy.
  21. The Youth Employment and Skills Strategy (YESS) is a horizontal Government of Canada initiative delivered in collaboration with 12 federal departments, agencies and Crown corporations, including Employment and Social Development Canada. Through the YESS, the Government of Canada helps young people, particularly those facing barriers to employment, get the information and gain the skills, work experience and abilities they need to make a successful transition into the labour market. Employment and Social Development Canada’s YESS program provides opportunities and supports, such as mentorship, access to computers and access to mental health supports, all aimed at helping youth who face barriers to enter the labour market.
  22. The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will hold a media callback at the conclusion of the G20 Agriculture Ministers’ Meeting.
  23. At approximately 7:00 p.m., on September 26, 2022, inmate Anna Rose Cook was apprehended by the Saskatoon Police Service.
  24. Agricultural producers in the Lower Mainland and Kootenays will have access to mobile livestock emergency response trailers through a pilot project funded by the governments of Canada and British Columbia.
  25. The Government of Canada and the United States to host the 2022 Great Lakes Public Forum: Minister Guilbeault to participate
  26. From October 1 to November 12, the Plains of Abraham Autumn Thrills and Chills and Halloween program will pull back the shroud on the dark and mysterious side of the park by throwing visitors into the past.
  27. The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and Saskatoon Police Service fight crime by cracking down on firearms-related offences. Today, the CBSA and Saskatoon Police Service announced that they have seized multiple firearms and weapons in a home in Saskatoon.
  28. The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, today announced the appointment of Shikha Jain to the Board of Directors of the Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC).
  29. Shikha Jain is the CEO of Green Energy Trading Corporation (GET Corp.), a green tech organization that supports the dairy industry in leading the sustainability journey through the conversion of on-farm organic wastes to renewable natural gas (RNG), while providing dairy producers key benefits of climate farming
  30. Julie Dabrusin, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, will participate in a fireside chat at Electric Mobility Canada’s annual Electric Vehicle Conference in Toronto. She will also make an important infrastructure announcement, followed by a media availability on electric vehicles.
  31. Today, the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada, Dr. Theresa Tam, and the United States Assistant Secretary for Health, Admiral Rachel Levine, MD, issued the following joint statement on the release of a white paper on substance use and harms.
  32. Minister Vandal announces $2.5 million to provide needed support for people who use substances in Manitoba
  33. On September 23, 2022, a lockdown was put in place at Matsqui Institution, a medium-security federal institution, to enable staff members to conduct an exceptional search.
  34. Today, the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities and Roy Whitney, Xakiji (Chief), Tsuut’ina Nation, announced more than $1.9 million in federal funding to support green infrastructure upgrades for a community health and wellness facility in Tsuut’ina Nation.
  35. Remarks from the Deputy Chief Public Health Officer on COVID-19, September 26, 2022
  36. Today, Dr. Brendan Hanley, Member of Parliament for Yukon, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Jeanie McLean, Yukon’s Minister of Education; and the Honourable Nils Clarke, Yukon’s Minister of Highways and Public Works, announced preliminary joint funding of $22.5 million for the construction of a new school in Burwash Landing. The final value of the contract to build the school will not be determined until the procurement phase of the project concludes.
  37. The Government of Canada takes its responsibilities to protect temporary foreign workers (TFWs) very seriously. Ensuring the health and safety of these workers while they are in Canada is a key priority, and the Government is taking concrete action to better support them.
  38. Temporary foreign workers are entitled to be informed about their rights in Canada. Therefore, the employer must provide the foreign worker with up-to-date information about their rights in Canada. The employer must provide this information on or before the first day of work, and in the worker’s language of choice (either English or French, the two official languages of Canada). The employer must also make this information available to the temporary foreign worker throughout their period of employment.
  39. On September 23, 2022, during the 1:15 p.m. count, staff members at Okimaw Ohci Healing Lodge, a multi-level security federal facility, discovered that Anna Rose Cook was not accounted for.
  40. A first-of-its kind National Summit on Indigenous Mental Wellness was held September 23, 2022 in Toronto. This summit brought together First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities, tribal councils, organizations and leaders, as well as front-line service providers, to share best practices and build new collaborations to improve mental wellness services to Indigenous people.
  41. Minister Vandal to announce support for people who use substances in Manitoba
  42. On September 21, 2022, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband and unauthorized items was seized at Joyceville Institution, a multi-level security institution.
  43. On September 2, 2022, at about 6:25 p.m., as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband was seized on the perimeter of Grande Cache Institution, a multi-level security facility.
  44. The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, concluded his participation at the first Global Clean Energy Action Forum (GCEAF) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This was the Minister’s first trip to the United States since his successful round of meetings in Washington, D.C. in May 2022.
  45. The governments of Canada and Manitoba have launched 150 Years of Farming in Manitoba, an e-book developed in partnership with Keystone Agricultural Producers (KAP) that shares the 150-year evolution of the agriculture and agri-food sector in Manitoba, federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Derek Johnson announced today.
  46. Too many families across Canada lack access to affordable, inclusive and high quality child care. That is why the Government of Canada has laid out a plan to provide parents in Canada with, on average, $10 a day child care for children under six years old.
  47. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists that there will be a lane closure on the J.C. Van Horne Bridge for maintenance work.
  48. The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will travel to the Philippines to advance international agricultural trade, promote Canadian agri-food products and grow market access.
  49. The announcement scheduled for September 26 regarding support for crisis hotlines on Prince Edward Island has been postponed.
  50. Through the Canada Healthy Communities Initiative (CHCI), the Government of Canada is providing over $60 million in federal funding to help communities adapt public spaces and local services in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and to create safe ways for residents to access services and enjoy the outdoors. The CHCI was designed to fund eligible projects between $5,000 and $250,000