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  1. Today, the Honourable Heather Stefanson, Premier of Manitoba; Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities; Honourable Reg Helwer, Manitoba Minister of Labour, Consumer Protection and Government Services; and His Worship, Brian Bowman, Mayor of the City of Winnipeg, announced a joint investment of over $550 million for the second phase of upgrades to the North End Sewage Treatment Plant in Winnipeg.
  2. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise users that the Hull Causeway and Union Bridge of the Chaudière Crossing will be closed to motorists to accommodate repairs.
  3. The Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, Randy Boissonnault, will be in Red Deer to announce additional passport pick-up locations across the country.
  4. Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Marco E. L. Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety for a special event demonstrating the Canada Border Services Agency’s (CBSA’s) work to tackle the smuggling of firearms into Canada. Following the tour and demonstrations, Minister Mendicino will take questions from media.
  5. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Karina Gould will be in Trois-Rivières to announce additional passport pick-up locations across the country.
  6. On August 9, 2022, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, several packages containing contraband and unauthorized items were seized on the property of Millhaven Institution, a maximum-security federal institution.
  7. It has been 80 years since the Dieppe Raid, a particularly devastating part of the Second World War for the Canadian military.
  8. The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, will make a Green and Inclusive Community Buildings funding announcement. Minister Wilkinson will also make an announcement to advance Canada’s Green Building Strategy.
  9. Montérégie organization receives over $200,000 from CED.
  10. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement in the presence of the Honourable Heather Stefanson, Premier of Manitoba; Kevin Lamoureux, Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg North, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities; Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South; the Honourable Reg Helwer, Manitoba’s Minister of Labour, Consumer Protection and Government Services; the Honourable Eileen Clarke, Manitoba’s Minister of Municipal Relations; and His Worship Brian Bowman, Mayor of the City of Winnipeg.
  11. Government of Canada to announce support for a community organization in Halifax
  12. Canadians have been living with the impacts of the pandemic for the past two and a half years, and marginalized adults have been among those most negatively impacted. Many low-income adults have struggled with poverty and social isolation. Financial empowerment services can help them cope with these challenges and more fully participate in their communities.
  13. More than $3.7 million announced to support tourism sector in Saskatchewan
  14. More than $3.7 million announced to support tourism sector in Saskatchewan
  15. Canadian farmers are key partners in building a healthy environment and a more sustainable agricultural sector in Canada. Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, along with Member of Parliament for Kings–Hants, Kody Blois, announced an investment of up to $8.5 million under the On-Farm Climate Action Fund for Perennia Food and Agriculture Inc. (Perennia). These funds will help farmers across Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador adopt sustainable farming practices to build climate change resilience.
  16. The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development and the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development will meet with Secretary of Economy of Mexico Tatiana Clouthier, for the first Canada-Mexico High Level Economic Dialogue virtual event.
  17. The Ville-Marie organization obtains over $300,000 in funding from CED.
  18. Canada and Manitoba invest in water infrastructure upgrades
  19. Today, Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Reg Helwer, Minister of Labour, Consumer Protection and Government Services; the Honourable Wayne Ewasko, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Learning and Member of the Legislative Assembly for Lac du Bonnet; and His Worship Ray Schirle, Mayor of Beausejour, announced more than $42 million in funding for four water projects that will improve system efficiency and protect local communities and their environments in Manitoba.
  20. Today, Soraya Martinez Ferrada, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, and Lionel Carmant, Quebec’s Minister for Health and Social Services, reaffirmed that additional federal funding of more than $84 million over two years, as of 2022–2023, has been made available to communities in Quebec through the amendment of the 2019–2024 Canada-Quebec Reaching Home Agreement, under the program Reaching Home: Canada’s Homelessness Strategy. This additional funding is on top of the regular funding already set out in the Reaching Home Agreement.
  21. Today, the governments of Canada and Quebec announced that, beginning in 2022–23, an additional $84,580,673 in federal funding over two years will be made available to communities in Quebec through an amendment to the Canada–Quebec Agreement on Reaching Home 2019–2024 (Reaching Home Agreement) as part of Reaching Home: Canada’s Homelessness Strategy. This is in addition to the regular funding provided through the Reaching Home Agreement. The goal is to extend COVID-19 measures in the homeless-serving sector and help communities continue their efforts to prevent and reduce homelessness in the long term.
  22. The imagination, determination, and innovation of Canada’s youth are essential to building the Canada we all want: a country that is inclusive and barrier-free for persons with disabilities. By continuing to invest in youth and working with local and community-based organizations to increase accessibility and inclusion in communities and workplaces, the Government of Canada is reinforcing its commitment to prioritize disability inclusion across the country.
  23. British ColumbiaThompson Okanagan Tourism Association, British ColumbiaPathways Abilities Society, British Columbia
  24. Remarks from the Chief Public Health Officer on Monkeypox, August 12, 2022
  25. Every child deserves the best possible start in life, and all parents should have the ability to build both a family and a career. That’s why the Government of Canada signed agreements with each province and territory to implement a Canada-wide early learning and child care system.
  26. Reaching Home: Canada’s Homelessness Strategy was launched in April 2019 and supports the goals of the National Housing Strategy, in particular, to support the needs of the most vulnerable Canadians; to improve access to safe, stable and affordable housing; and to reduce chronic homelessness by 50 percent by 2027-28.
  27. Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion announced that the Government of Canada has nearly doubled its investments in Reaching Home: Canada’s Homelessness Strategy, from over $2 billion over 9 years to nearly $4 billion in federal funding since its launch in April 2019.
  28. The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and Kody Blois, Member of Parliament for Kings-Hants, will be in Greenwich, Nova Scotia to highlight federal investments to help farmers across Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador adopt sustainable farming practices.
  29. Irek Kusmierczyk, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, announced a $100,000 investment in the Corporation of the City of Windsor to install 20 Level 2 EV chargers at several of the city’s facilities.
  30. Minister Boissonnault to announce federal support for tourism across Saskatchewan
  31. Young Canadians are integral to Canada’s present and future success, as they are the leaders of today and tomorrow. Youth organizations in Canada are undertaking important work, such as amplifying youth voices and advocating for gender equality.
  32. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Karina Gould, will be in North York to announce funding for projects for the financial empowerment of low-income adults through the Social Development Partnership Program (SDPP).
  33. The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) advises that nine inmates at Kent Institution, in British Columbia, have tested positive for COVID-19.
  34. On August 9, 2022, an inmate was found to have been victim of an assault at Kent Institution, a maximum security federal institution.
  35. The Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, Marci Ien, and the Minister of Seniors, Kamal Khera, issued the following statement to commemorate this year’s International Youth Day theme: Intergenerational Solidarity.
  36. Today, Heath MacDonald, Member of Parliament for Malpeque, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities; Bobby Morrissey, Member of Parliament for Egmont; the Honourable Cory Deagle, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, and His Worship Rowan Caseley, Mayor of the Town of Kensington, announced $13.2 million joint funding for road upgrades across the province.
  37. Today, Kody Blois, Member of Parliament for Kings—Hants, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities; Dave Ritcey, Member of Legislative Assembly for Truro—Bible Hill—Millbrook—Salmon River, and His Worship Bill Mills, Mayor of the Town of Truro, announced funding for the revitalization of the Truro Amateur Athletic Club, the Multi-Use sport facility and Senior baseball facility.
  38. Rachel Bendayan, Member of Parliament for Outremont and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, will announce Government of Canada assistance to support the growth of eco-friendly tourism cooperative Alo Richelieu.
  39. Truro, Nova Scotia, August 11, 2022—Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with Kody Blois, Member of Parliament for Kings—Hants, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities; Dave Ritcey, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Truro—Bible Hill—Millbrook—Salmon River, and His Worship Bill Mills, Mayor of the Town of Truro.
  40. Government of Canada supports community-based organizations to address monkeypox outbreak. This funding will support community prevention, education, awareness, and anti-stigma activities.
  41. On August 10, 2022, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband and unauthorized items was seized at Donnacona Institution, a federal maximum security institution.
  42. Young Canadians are the future of the agriculture and agri-food sector, and it is important to give them a voice at the table. Today, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, unveiled the names of the members who will form the second cohort of the Canadian Agricultural Youth Council (CAYC). The inaugural meeting of this new group of 25 young people will be held later this summer. The members of this cohort will serve 18-month terms.
  43. The Honourable Hedy Fry, Member of Parliament for Vancouver Centre on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health, will announce funding to support community-based response to the monkeypox outbreak.
  44. Government of Canada investing across British Columbia to revitalize community spaces and grow vibrant communities
  45. On August 10, 2022, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband and unauthorized items was seized at Cowansville Institution, a federal medium security institution.
  46. The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, along with James Maloney, Member of Parliament for Etobicoke-Lakeshore, His Worship John Tory, the Mayor of Toronto, and Executive Director of Furniture Bank Toronto, Dan Kershaw to make an important announcement regarding homelessness.
  47. The Government of Canada, through CanNor, is investing over $87,000 to support the expansion and revitalization of the Yukon Motorcycle Park
  48. The Government of Canada is providing $1.24 million towards construction of the Red Turtle Lodge Cultural Centre, where members of the Fisher River Cree Nation will gather, learn and share traditional practices with a special focus on the needs of women, girls and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people.
  49. Irek Kusmierczyk, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, will make an announcement to support electric vehicle charging infrastructure. A media availability will follow.
  50. Government of Canada supports community-based organizations to address monkeypox outbreak. This funding will support community prevention, education, awareness, and anti-stigma activities.