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  1. Transitioning to a low-carbon economy is a necessary step to protect the climate and create a more sustainable economy in Atlantic Canada and across the country. As Cape Breton moves toward a greener future, the Government of Canada is investing to help the Town of Port Hawkesbury prepare for the growth of promising new industries and sectors with a valuable economic impact.
  2. The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, will make an announcement to support clean and affordable homes.
  3. 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.
  4. Today, the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, announced $770,000 over two and a half years to the Mining Industry Human Resources Council (MiHR).
  5. Government of Canada to announce funding for virtual reality mission training
  6. Governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island to Announce Strengthened Energy Affordability Program
  7. Minister Wilkinson to Make an Announcement as part of Plan to Help Save Canadians Money on their Energy Bills
  8. A new risk management tool for New Brunswick maple producers aims to protect them financially from production losses caused by natural perils such as extreme weather conditions.
  9. Today, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, with the Honourable Josie Osborne, B.C.’s Minister of Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation and the Honourable Rob Fleming, B.C.’s Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, announced a joint investment of $195 million to upgrade key highway infrastructure in B.C.’s northwest needed to support critical minerals development in the region, improve community access and safety, and create good mining jobs across the province.
  10. On July 13, 2024, Charles Mangapi, an inmate from Springhill Institution, died while in our custody.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. The federal government is investing more than $2.7 million in Essex County Road 50 to enhance pedestrian and cyclist safety.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. CSE and NSERC are pleased to announce the creation of the NSERC-CSE Research Community on Robust, Secure and Safe Artificial Intelligence.
  18. The media are invited to participate in a tour of Structures KSM along with Sophie Chatel, Member of Parliament for Pontiac. Structures KSM is an innovative SME in Gatineau specializing in the manufacture of roof trusses. MP Chatel will take the opportunity to highlight a CED financial contribution for the business and will be available to answer the media’s questions after the tour.
  19. 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:
  20. 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.
  21. Minister Wilkinson to Make Transportation Infrastructure Announcement to Support Critical Minerals Development
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, on behalf of the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, will make an announcement on Quebec's role as an international leader in carbon pricing and the transition towards a clean economy.
  25. Media representatives are advised that the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, will be in London, Ontario, to announce the Canada Carbon Rebate payments.
  26. Shawinigan organization receives $473,600 in financial assistance from CED.
  27. The Honourable Dan Vandal announces federal funding for internationally acclaimed Folk Festival
  28. Grand Falls-Windsor, Newfoundland and Labrador – The Honourable Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, on behalf of the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard will make an announcement at the Salmonid Interpretation Centre in Grand Falls-Windsor.
  29. The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, announced two investments totaling over $9 million to Saltworks Technologies Inc. (Saltworks) and NORAM Electrolysis Systems Inc. (NESI) to support the battery supply chain in British Columbia under the Critical Minerals Research, Development and Demonstration (CMRDD) program. These investments will support Canada’s ability to address a gap in midstream lithium processing through the advancement of Canadian technologies.
  30. Today, the Assembly of First Nations, Chiefs of Ontario, Nishnawbe Aski Nation and Canada reached a $47.8 billion Agreement on the Long-Term Reform of the First Nations Child and Family Services Program. The Agreement is subject to engagement with First Nations and final approvals by the parties to the Agreement.
  31. On behalf of the Honourable Mark Holland, Minister of Health, and the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Physical Activity, Sonia Sidhu, Member of Parliament for Brampton South, will announce the finalists of the Public Health Agency of Canada’s Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Challenge.
  32. Government of Canada officials will hold a virtual technical briefing for media related to the 2024 Wildfire Season.
  33. 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.
  34. The City of Windsor is upgrading its transit system after a joint federal-provincial-municipal investment of more than $117 million.
  35. 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.
  36. To support grain and oilseed producers in Atlantic Canada and their unique needs, today, Heath MacDonald, Member of Parliament for Malpeque, on behalf of the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced up to $3,045,781 over 5 years to the Atlantic Grains Council through the AgriScience Program – Projects Component, an initiative under the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership.
  37. The Assembly of First Nations National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak, Ontario Regional Chief Abram Benedict, Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler of Nishnawbe Aski Nation, and the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services, will provide a major update regarding long-term reform of First Nations child and family services.
  38. Canadians deserve safe, reliable, and resilient transportation systems to connect their growing communities, keep people moving and grow our economy. That’s why the Government of Canada is investing in essential local infrastructure, to build vibrant communities and strong regions for the next generation.
  39. The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing up to $23.55 million through the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP) in horticultural research, innovation and commercialization activities, and research infrastructure, all to benefit Ontario farmers and consumers.
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. The media are invited to take part in the tour of Digihub Shawinigan along with the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry.
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. Media representatives are advised that the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, will make a health announcement, on behalf of the Honourable Mark Holland, Minister of Health Canada.
  46. The governments of Canada and Alberta are supporting Alberta Beef Producers in expanding its food safety and certification program.
  47. 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.
  48. Yasir Naqvi, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health and Member of Parliament for Ottawa Centre, and the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of International Development, will make an announcement to help support and retain members of Canada’s health workforce.
  49. The Honourable Ya’ara Saks, Minister of Mental Health and Additions and Associate Minister of Health, and the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Official Languages, on behalf of the Honourable Mark Holland, Minister of Health, will make an announcement to help support and retain members of Canada’s health workforce.
  50. Today, Chief Joyce Naytowhow McLeod of the Montreal Lake Cree Nation, along with Council, Elders, community members, and representatives from Indigenous Services Canada, celebrated the grand opening of the community’s new healthcare facility in northern Saskatchewan.