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  1. The Honourable Ya'ara Saks, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health will launch the 9-8-8 service, which will provide people in Canada with access to mental health crisis and suicide prevention support.
  2. The Minister of Labour, Seamus O’Regan, will be in Toronto, Ontario to deliver remarks and participate in a discussion on the state of labour relations in Canada, and how business, labour and government can work together to address structural changes in the labour market and grow the economy.
  3. The Government of Canada has reached a tentative agreement with the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC), for the Research (RE) group.
  4. The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will hold a virtual press conference to discuss her recent trip to Brussels to attend the NATO meeting.
  5. The governments of Canada and Quebec are granting a total of $730,000 in financial assistance to brewing cooperative Microbrasserie Les grands bois as part of an expansion project with an estimated value of $2 million.
  6. Communities across the country have been touched by the unrelenting and tragic toxic drug and overdose crisis. The Government of Canada continues to take urgent action to help save lives and prevent harms from the toxic illegal drug supply as we work towards an end to this national public health crisis.
  7. This evening, the Samuel De Champlain Bridge will be lit up in blue and white from sunset to 1:00 a.m. for the national tribute ceremony to Les Cowboys Fringants singer Karl Tremblay and to recognize his great contribution to Quebec and French-Canadian culture.
  8. On November 23, 2023, an inmate was the victim of an assault at Atlantic Institution, a maximum security federal institution.
  9. The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, will join the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and the Greater Victoria Housing Society to make a funding announcement to support energy efficiency for buildings across Victoria, British Columbia. This announcement follows the publication of the 2023 Fall Economic Statement, which prioritized housing and building a clean economy.
  10. A federal investment of $348,161 will help repair affordable apartments and emergency homeless units in Brandon. The investment will also help Ste. Rose and District Handi-Van, the Town of Carberry and the Municipality of North Cypress – Langford purchase new accessible vehicles for public transit.
  11. On November 24, 2023, a lockdown was put in place in the medium-security unit at Mission Institution, to enable staff members to conduct an exceptional search.
  12. On November 22, 2023, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, contraband and unauthorized items were seized at Cowansville Institution, a medium-security federal institution.
  13. OTTAWA, November 28, 2023 - Today, Canada’s Taxpayers’ Ombudsperson, Mr. François Boileau, released his annual report, Upholding Your Rights, which was tabled earlier today in the House of Commons by Ms. Iqra Khalid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Revenue. The report provides an overview of the activities of the Office of the Taxpayers’ Ombudsperson (OTO) between April 1, 2022, and March 31, 2023.
  14. Media representatives are advised that departmental officials from the Government of Canada will hold a bilingual technical briefing regarding Canada’s priorities, objectives, and planned activities for the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28)
  15. Farm families have improved access to mental health services and resources thanks to more support for the AgKnow Alberta Farm Mental Health Network.
  16. On November 25, 2023, Dale Ahpay, an inmate from Kent Institution, died while in our custody.
  17. Today, the Honourable Terry Beech, Minister of Citizens' Services, met with groups in Edmonton to discuss how the government’s economic plan will build a robust, clean economy, as part of the 2023 Fall Economic Statement.
  18. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with Chris Bittle, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities and Member of Parliament for St. Catharines, and His Worship Jeff Fawcett, Mayor of Brandon.
  19. The retrofitting of two buildings will create detox services at Lighthouse Mission, after an investment of more than $2.3 million from the federal government
  20. The Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, supported by federal cabinet ministers* issued this statement today to urge collective, whole-of-society action to end gender-based violence and to commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and the beginning of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence.
  21. Today, the Honourable Terry Beech, Minister of Citizens' Services, met with community members in Winnipeg to discuss how the government’s economic plan is making life more affordable for Canadians, as part of the 2023 Fall Economic Statement.
  22. The technologies and equipment must be new to the applicant and viable, commercialized and proven to help contribute to the profitability, productivity, or efficiency of an agricultural operation, including:
  23. B.C. farmers looking to grow their businesses in the face of rising costs are getting support for accessing new technologies from items such as robotic and automated equipment, farm management software and digital sensors, which will help them increase production, efficiency and profitability.
  24. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with Ben Carr, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Centre; the Honourable Bernadette Smith, Manitoba’s Minister of Housing, Addictions & Homelessness, Minister responsible for Mental Health, and Member of the Legislative Assembly for Point Douglas; His Worship Scott Gillingham, Mayor of Winnipeg; and Peter McMullen, Director of Lighthouse Mission.
  25. On November 20, 2023, an inmate was the victim of an assault at Kent Institution, a maximum-security federal institution.
  26. $1.65 million investment supporting research at Lakehead University Agricultural Research Station
  27. Today, on the eve of the days of activism against gender-based violence, the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, and Martine Biron, Quebec’s Minister Responsible for the Status of Women, announced an agreement to address gender-based violence.
  28. Addressing gender-based violence (GBV) is a priority for the Government of Quebec, and it has made significant investments to end violence against women. In 2022, it launched the Integrated Government Strategy to Counteract Sexual Violence and Domestic Violence, and to Rebuild Trust 2022–2027 (Integrated Violence Strategy).
  29. CBSA officers intercept cannabis being exported to the Caribbean
  30. Government of Canada officials, along with officials from the Centre of Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), will hold a technical briefing to provide details about the upcoming launch of 9-8-8: Suicide Crisis Helpline.
  31. Officials from Global Affairs Canada will offer a background briefing following the release of the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) dairy tariff rate quotas Panel decision.
  32. The Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Official Languages, Randy Boissonnault will host an event at Habesha African Market to highlight how the 2023 Fall Economic Statement will take action to make life more affordable for Canadians.
  33. Inuit employment in the Government of Canada is central to building prosperity for Inuit in Nunavut and is a vital part of Canada’s responsibilities under the Nunavut Agreement and commitments to reconciliation.
  34. On November 24, the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, along with the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Member of Parliament for Québec; Martine Biron, Quebec’s Minister of International Relations and La Francophonie and Minister Responsible for the Status of Women; and Isabelle Lecours, Member for Lotbinière-Frontenac and Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Education, will announce a bilateral agreement to end gender-based violence in Quebec.
  35. Building more diverse and inclusive workplaces makes Canada’s workforce stronger. By breaking down barriers, organizations can build a strong foundation for success and create a workplace where employees feel valued, motivated, and empowered to achieve their full potential.
  36. The Employment Equity Achievement Awards recognize federally regulated private-sector employers and federal contractors for their efforts in implementing employment equity in their workplaces
  37. There will be a new roundabout at the intersection of McClures Mills Road and Willow Street in Truro thanks to the combined investment of $2.8 million from the Government of Canada, the Government of Nova Scotia, and the Town of Truro. Announced by David Ritcey, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Truro-Bible Hill-Millbrook-Salmon River, and Bill Mills, Mayor of the Town of Truro, this project will ensure a safer and quicker commute for residents of Truro.
  38. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with David Ritcey, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Truro-Bible Hill-Millbrook-Salmon River, and His Worship, Bill Mills, Mayor of the Town of Truro.
  39. TicketNetwork to pay $825,000 penalty to settle misleading advertising concerns in the ticket resale market November 21, 2023 – GATINEAU, (Quebec) – Competition Bureau
  40. Today, we are establishing an Indigenous Advisory Process to inform the upcoming Collaborative Process on second-generation cut-off and section 10 vote thresholds. This process is the next step in the co-development of reforms to address registration inequities that remain within the Indian Act.
  41. Daajing Giids will improve compliance with regulatory wastewater requirements and enhance its capacity to protect fish and shellfish habitat, thanks to the combined investment of more than $1.5 million from the governments of Canada and British Columbia and the Village of Daajing Giids. Announced by Minister Sean Fraser, Minister Anne Kang, and Mayor Lisa Pineault, this project will safeguard the health of the community and nearby ecosystems.
  42. Government of Canada launches call for proposals for the Sustainable Development Goals Funding Program
  43. The Communications Security Establishment (CSE), the Get Cyber Safe campaign, the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) are reminding Canadian consumers to be vigilant for cyber threats while shopping online this Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
  44. National Indigenous leaders and federal, provincial and territorial Indigenous Affairs Ministers conclude meeting in Ottawa focusing on economic reconciliation. @GCIndigenous
  45. Today, Minister of Diversity, Inclusion and Persons with Disabilities, Kamal Khera, announced that $21.5 million has been allocated to the Black-led National Funders network in a third round of funding.
  46. On November 15, 2023, correctional officers at Mountain Institution, a medium-security federal institution, intercepted inmates who were attempting to introduce contraband and unauthorized items into the institution.
  47. When young people have the skills and experience they need to join the workforce, communities and the economy both benefit. That is why the Government of Canada supports youth at every stage of their journey towards a bright future through its comprehensive array of youth programming, that includes Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ).
  48. This evening, the Samuel De Champlain Bridge will be lit up in blue from sunset to 1:00 a.m. to mark National Child Day.
  49. Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) is part of the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy, which is the Government of Canada’s commitment to help young people—particularly those facing barriers to employment—get the information and gain the skills, work experience and abilities they need to transition successfully into the labour market.
  50. That is why, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, announced the launch of the Call for Proposals (CFP) of the Critical Minerals Infrastructure Fund (CMIF). The CMIF will address key infrastructure gaps to enable sustainable critical minerals production and to connect resources to markets. With up to $1.5 billion available over seven years, the fund will support clean energy and electrification initiatives as well as transportation and infrastructure projects that will enable the sustainable development of Canada’s critical minerals.