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  1. On January 28, 2023, Tommy Veevee, an inmate from the Regional Psychiatric Centre, died while in our custody.
  2. Montréal, Quebec, January 28, 2023—On January 29th, the Samuel De Champlain Bridge will be lit up in green from sunset to 1 a.m. for the National Day of Remembrance of the Quebec City Mosque Attack and Action Against Islamophobia.
  3. Gatineau business receives $200,000 in financial assistance from CED.
  4. Winnipeg, Manitoba, January 27, 2023—Today, Kevin Lamoureux, Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg North, and Bobbette Shoffner, Executive Director, Mount Carmel Clinic, announced more than $3.3 million in federal funding to retrofit Winnipeg’s Mount Carmel Clinic.
  5. The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, will join United States Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai to launch the Americas Partnership for Economic Prosperity (APEP).
  6. Minister O’Regan to hold a media availability with union and employer leaders following the ratification of the International Labour Organization’s Violence and Harassment Convention (C-190)
  7. On January 27th, the Samuel De Champlain Bridge will be illuminated in yellow from sunset to 1 a.m. to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
  8. Winnipeg, Manitoba, January 26, 2023—Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with Kevin Lamoureux, Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg North, and Bobbette Shoffner, Executive Director, Mount Carmel Clinic.
  9. Today, Francis Drouin, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced an investment of nearly $832,000 for Safi Enterprises Inc. under the Research and Innovation Stream of the Agricultural Clean Technology (ACT) Program.
  10. The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, along with Bowinn Ma, British Columbia Minister of Emergency Management and Climate Readiness, announced that British Columbia is installing up to 50 earthquake early warning sensors in high seismic risk areas. These sensors will connect to the national Earthquake Early Warning (EEW) system that will be operational in 2024, supplementing and complementing several hundred sensors already installed by Natural Resources Canada.
  11. On January 25, 2023, an inmate from Bath Institution died while in our custody. At the time of death, the inmate had been serving a sentence of five years and seven months for sexual interference with a person under 16 and corrupting children, which commenced on December 8, 2021.
  12. The governments of Canada and Manitoba are investing $98,970 through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) to upgrade the University of Manitoba's Horticulture Storage Facility so it can conduct innovative potato research, federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Derek Johnson announced today.
  13. The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, announced that the Government of Canada is now accepting applications from not-for-profit organizations, public institutions and governments to locally deliver federal funding from the Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program (ZEVIP). Applications will be accepted throughout 2023 and 2024. This is yet another step the government is taking to make electric vehicle (EV) charging more accessible for Canadians and to help install over 84,500 chargers where Canadians live, work and play.
  14. A total of $6 million in funding was announced today by Canada’s Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister David Marit for livestock and forage research activities.
  15. On January 19, 2023, thanks to the monitoring and investigation activities of the preventive security and intelligence team and the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband was seized as a result of a suspected drone drop at Bath Institution, a medium security federal institution. The seized items included approximately 119 grams of marijuana and 343 grams of shatter..
  16. “As Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and a member of Parliament for an agricultural region, I know that agriculture is about the passion of working your land and raising your animals. It is the pride of helping to feed the world in a sustainable way. It is the hope of passing on what you have built to your children, often following in the footsteps of your parents and grandparents.
  17. The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, opened the intake for expressions of interest for carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) research, development and demonstration (RD&D) projects and related science activities focused on carbon storage and transportation. CCUS technologies help prevent gasses from heavy emitting industries from polluting the air. This results in lower emissions and more good, sustainable jobs.
  18. Joint funding through the Green Infrastructure, Community, Culture and Recreation, and the Rural and Northern Communities streams of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program will support 25 infrastructure projects across the province.
  19. Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, and the Honourable Don McMorris, Saskatchewan’s Minister of Government Relations, announced more than $19.7 million in joint funding for 25 infrastructure projects across the province.
  20. The CBSA marks International Customs Day 2023 and its upcoming 20th anniversary
  21. On January 25, 2023, Gilles Auger, an inmate from the Federal Training Centre, died while in our custody.
  22. Terry Duguid, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, joined Winnipeg Mayor Scott Gillingham to launch the Home Grown tree planting grant program. Supported by a federal investment of more than $7 million over five years, this program will plant over 71,000 trees across Winnipeg and contribute to Canada’s collective effort to plant two billion trees.
  23. Canada and United States announce new NEXUS interview option to expand enrolment capacity
  24. Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, Ontario, January 25, 2023—Today, Vance Badawey, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indigenous Services, and Chief Don Maracle, Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte, announced $30.25 million in federal funding for the construction of a new Elder Care Home in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory.
  25. Government of Canada fueling community revitalization and creating the conditions for the local economy to thrive
  26. Government of Canada fueling community revitalization and creating the conditions for the local economy to thrive
  27. Statement from the Treasury Board Secretariat in response to PSAC’s announcement of a strike vote
  28. Government of Canada to announce support for a community arts centre in Halifax
  29. Government of Canada to announce support for a community recreation organization in Lower Sackville
  30. Montréal-based engineering training and research establishment receives $2M in financial assistance from CED.
  31. Last spring, the Passport Program came under enormous pressure. There were major challenges connected to and exacerbated by the changing circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, some Canadians seeking passports suffered long lineups and lengthy delays.
  32. Since April 2022, Service Canada has put a number of measures in place to make it easier for Canadians to access passport services, and to improve processing.
  33. The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, announced a call for proposals for the Codes Acceleration Fund. The fund will support provinces, territories, municipalities, Indigenous governments and stakeholders in adopting and enforcing the codes needed to fight climate change and improve resiliency from coast to coast to coast.
  34. Today, the Honourable François Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, announced Canada’s intention to proceed to full membership in the Square Kilometre Array Observatory (SKAO).
  35. Crisis hotlines are a lifeline to survivors of gender-based violence and are critical support services. During the pandemic, organizations operating crisis lines in Quebec reported an increase in the volume of calls, as victims of violence and those seeking related services experienced barriers to safely accessing services.
  36. For too long, families have faced high child care fees, long wait lists and too few high-quality child care options. That is why the Government of Canada signed agreements with each province and territory to implement a Canada-wide early learning and child care system, giving children the best possible start in life and making life more affordable for families across Canada.
  37. Bolton, Ontario, January 24, 2023— Today, Maninder Sidhu, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Member of Parliament for Brampton East, and Her Worship Annette Groves, Mayor of the Town of Caledon, announced federal funding of up to $7.7 million to revitalize the Old Bolton Fire Hall.
  38. WINNIPEG — Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, and His Worship Scott Gillingham, Mayor of Winnipeg, will make a 2 Billion Trees and Home Grown Tree Planting Grant program announcement at Winnipeg City Hall.
  39. Atlantic Canada’s bioscience sector has become a key driver of economic growth and diversification for the region. The Government of Canada is investing to help three Halifax bioscience companies create innovative healthcare solutions for a wide range of challenges facing people around the world.
  40. Nova Scotia’s bioscience community has become an important source of economic growth and opportunity for the province. The Government of Canada is investing $1,698,750 through ACOA’s Regional Economic Growth through Innovation (REGI) program to help three Halifax firms create innovative healthcare solutions, scale up and attract new customers.
  41. Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, Ontario, January 24, 2023—Members of the media are invited to an announcement regarding new long-term care investments for the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte from both Infrastructure Canada and Indigenous Services Canada with Vance Badawey, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indigenous Services, and Chief R. Donald Maracle of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte.
  42. The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, concluded a productive outreach to the United Kingdom and Germany, wrapping up a week of meetings and events.
  43. The governments of Canada and Quebec are granting a total of $4 million to DE LA FONTAINE to acquire automated and digital equipment enabling it to automate its full production line, with a focus on the folding and shaping steps and various cutting and gluing phases. To install the new equipment on the main floor, a second floor will be added onto the current building for administrative offices.
  44. Media are invited to join the Parliamentary Secretary to the federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Francis Drouin, to tour the laboratory sponsored by Greenfield Global at the University of Alberta.
  45. Cross-country skiing season has begun on the Plains of Abraham.
  46. Government of Canada fueling community revitalization and creating the conditions for the local economy to thrive
  47. Rural Municipality of Taché, Manitoba, January 23, 2023—Today, the Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister responsible for Prairies Economic Development Canada and Minister responsible for the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, the Honourable Heather Stefanson, Premier of Manitoba, and His Worship Armand Poirier, Mayor of the Rural Municipality of Taché, announced more than $8 million in funding for a new community centre in the Rural Municipality of Taché.
  48. COVID-19 vaccination outreach project in Regina receives funding to promote COVID-19 vaccine confidence and strengthen uptake amongst newcomers and refugees in Regina.
  49. A strong supply chain is a priority for the Government of Canada to make life more affordable for Canadians. The government is therefore committed to ensuring that our supply chains are efficient and reliable to support Canada's economic growth, create good jobs, while ensuring they are resilient and adapt to the impacts of climate change.
  50. Fairview, Nova Scotia is home to over 17,000 residents—and a community hub that helps them thrive. The Fairview Resource Centre delivers programs ranging from senior and parenting support to skill-building and assistance with basic needs. To help the centre extend its free services to more members of the community, the Government of Canada is investing in accessibility and efficiency upgrades at the centre this year.