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  1. On July 19, 2024, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband and unauthorized items was seized at Stony Mountain Institution, a multi-level security federal institution.
  2. On July 16, 2024, as a result of the vigilance of correctional officers, detector-dog team and security intelligence officers, packages containing contraband and unauthorized items were seized in the maximum security unit at Saskatchewan Penitentiary.
  3. The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) Greater Toronto Area (GTA) Region today released operational and enforcement highlights covering the period from January 1 to October 31, 2023.
  4. Today, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) Quebec Region, published the highlights of its enforcement and operational activities covering the period from January 1, to October 31, 2023.
  5. On July 24, 2024, Régis Lavoie, an inmate from Donnacona Institution, died while in our custody.
  6. Nova Scotia beekeepers will have access to more financial support this year. The Apiculture Sustainable Growth and Health Program will provide eligible beekeepers up to $50,000, an increase from the maximum $27,000 in 2023.
  7. Michipicoten First Nation is receiving a federal investment of almost $250,000 to restore the White Sands Creek and protect it from future flood events.
  8. Fierté Montréal receives $113,750 in financial assistance from CED.
  9. The Honourable Jenna Sudds, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will be in Ottawa to make an announcement on affordable housing.
  10. The lockdown and exceptional search put in place at Springhill Institution on July 11, 2024, ended on July 18, 2024. The institution has since resumed its normal operations and visits have resumed.
  11. On July 22, 2024, Dean Young, an inmate from Stony Mountain Institution, died while in our custody.
  12. On July 19, 2024, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband and unauthorized items was seized on the perimeter of Drummond Institution, a medium-security federal institution.
  13. The Government of Canada has approved the tentative agreement for the Border Services Group.
  14. Outaouais tourism business obtains $250,000 in financial assistance from CED to increase its accommodations.
  15. Media are invited to join the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, President of the King’s Privy Council for Canada, Minister of Emergency Preparedness and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, on behalf of the Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities, for a housing announcement.
  16. A new stormwater collection system on Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc Chief Louis Centre lands to build community resilience and protect habitats for local wildlife after an investment of $1 million from the federal government.
  17. A new multi-use pathway is coming to the Village of Corbeil. The MacPherson Drive Link will connect Corbeil with the Voyageur Cycle route, a 645-kilometre route for long-distance cycling that connects 29 communities from Sudbury to Ottawa.
  18. Five major roadways in the Northwest Territories are getting upgrades and improvements after an investment of more than $67 million from the federal government.
  19. The federal government is investing $67,087,000 through the Rural and Northern Communities Infrastructure Stream to support five highways and access road projects across the Northwest Territories.
  20. List of organizations that work with Indigenous, Black and racialized Canadians with disabilities receiving or will receive funding under the 2022 Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities call for proposals, as announced today.
  21. The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing up to $538,000 through the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP) to expand the Farmer Wellness Initiative to Ontario farm workers.
  22. Today, ahead of Dairy Farmers of Canada’s 2024 Annual General Meeting in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced an investment of more than $8.5 million for two projects led by Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) through the AgriAssurance Program – National Industry Association Component, an initiative under the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership.
  23. Media are invited to join the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Official Languages, on behalf of the Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities, for a housing announcement.
  24. Today, the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced 13 semi-finalists, under the Agricultural Methane Reduction Challenge, who are working to advance economically viable and scalable practices, processes, and technologies designed to reduce enteric methane emissions produced by cattle.
  25. Competition Bureau seeks feedback on Competition Act’s new greenwashing provisions July 22, 2024 – GATINEAU (Québec), Competition Bureau
  26. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with Anthony Rota, Member of Parliament for Nipissing—Timiskaming, on behalf of the Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities, and Pauline Rochefort, Mayor of the Municipality of East Ferris.
  27. The media are invited to participate in a tour of HOM Mini Chalets along with Sophie Chatel, Member of Parliament for Pontiac. HOM Mini Chalets is a Val-des-Monts tourism business specializing in luxury accommodations in the heart of nature.
  28. Ministers are pleased that all major retailers have now joined the industry-led Grocery Sector Code of Conduct.
  29. The annual conference of Federal, Provincial and Territorial (FPT) Ministers of Agriculture was held in Whitehorse, Yukon, from July 17 to 19, 2024.
  30. The Governments of Canada and Alberta have signed a renewed ten-year agreement for the Canada Community-Building Fund (CCBF). Under this agreement, Alberta will receive more than $1.3 billion over the first five years to provide predictable, long-term, and stable funding to communities across the province.
  31. Two communities in the Sea to Sky Country are receiving upgrades to their water infrastructure
  32. The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Veteran Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, on the behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Canada’s Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, alongside the Honourable Hugh J.A. (Ted) Flemming, New Brunswick Minister for Natural Resources and Energy Development, Annika Chiasson, Executive Director of New Brunswick Environmental Network, and Shane Boyd, Project lead of Petitcodiac Watershed Alliance, announced over $71 million in federal and provincial funding to support tree-planting projects in New Brunswick.
  33. Today, on its eighth anniversary, the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Jenna Sudds, announced the maximum annual Canada Child Benefit will increase again to help parents keep up with the cost of living. That’s more tax-free money back in their pockets every month—to spend on groceries, rent, summer camps and whatever their family needs.
  34. Renovations are coming to the Lakeview-Windsor Junction-Fall River (LWF) Community Hall after an investment of over $384,000 from the federal government through the Green and Inclusive Community Buildings (GICB) program.
  35. The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Veteran Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will make a forestry funding announcement on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources. Media availability will follow.
  36. Members of the media are invited to join an important announcement regarding community infrastructure across the Northwest Territories with Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for Northwest Territories and Caroline Wawzonek, Minister of Infrastructure for Northwest Territories.
  37. After years of work and widespread industry participation, we are pleased to announce that all major retailers have agreed to join the Grocery Sector Code of Conduct.
  38. Today, the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of Emergency Preparedness and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada (PacifiCan), announced $250,000 in PacifiCan funding for the Vancouver Fireworks Festival Society.
  39. The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Export Promotion, International Trade and Economic Development, met with Ken Saito, Japan’s Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, on the margins of the G7 Ministerial Meeting on Trade.
  40. The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Export Promotion, International Trade and Economic Development, met with Robert Habeck, Germany’s Vice-Chancellor and Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, on the margins of the G7 Trade Ministers’ Meeting.
  41. Officials from Public Services and Procurement Canada will be providing an update to community stakeholders and members of the media on the LaSalle Causeway and the temporary modular bridge .
  42. Media representatives are advised that the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, will make an announcement on behalf of the Honourable Jenna Sudds, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, to support the Canada Child Benefit
  43. The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and the Honourable John Streicker, Yukon Minister of Energy, Mines, and Resources, as well as other provincial and territorial ministers of agriculture will be addressing media following the Annual Conference of Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers of Agriculture.
  44. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Jenna Sudds and the Minister of Diversity, Inclusion and Persons with Disabilities, Kamal Khera, will be in Peel to announce the increase of the annual Canada Child Benefit to help families with the rising cost of living.
  45. Member of Parliament, Kody Blois, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Canada’s Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, announced federal investments in two organizations to install 660 Level 2 EV chargers across Nova Scotia.
  46. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with Darrell Samson, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Rural Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and Member of Parliament for Sackville–Preston–Chezzetcook, and Paul Adlakha, Chair of the LWF Firemens Association Board of Directors.
  47. Today, the Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities, and the Honourable John Lohr, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing for Nova Scotia, released a joint statement
  48. A solar energy system will bring greater efficiency to the Acadieville community centre, after an investment of $194,102 from the federal government and UNI Financial Cooperation.
  49. Today, the Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities, announced the dates for a new intake for applications through the Green and Inclusive Community Buildings Program.
  50. Today, the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of Emergency Preparedness and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada (PacifiCan) announced $150,000 in PacifiCan funding for the City of Prince George to support the development of a regional hydrogen hub for Central and Northern B.C.