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  1. Government to ban sanctioned Russians from entering Canada
  2. Members of the media are invited to attend a cultural infrastructure announcement
  3. With pandemic restrictions easing around the world, interest in travel is growing among Canadians, and demand for new or renewed passports is growing along with it. Service Canada is experiencing increases in passport processing times, and is responding by prioritizing those travelling imminently and ensuring that those with less urgent needs can access the right service channels for them.
  4. CED grants $330,000 to the municipality to launch its development project.
  5. The Minister of Sport and Minister responsible for Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions, the Honourable Pascale St-Onge, and the Minister for the Economy, Lucie Lecours, invite media representatives to a press conference regarding the Cégep de Sept-Îles.
  6. Today, the Honourable Pascale St-Onge, Minister of Sport and Minister responsible for the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, and Jonatan Julien, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and Minister Responsible for the Côte-Nord and Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Regions, on behalf of Isabelle Charest, Minister for Education and Minister Responsible for the Status of Women, announced funding for the renovation of the Centre Henri-Desjardins in Baie-Comeau.
  7. Transport Canada is continuously working with the railway industry to update rules, regulations and standards that improve the safety of Canada’s railway system and protect all Canadians who live and work along rail lines.
  8. The Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT) Indigenous Practical Nursing program is expanding its Indigenous Practical Nursing Diploma program to rural and remote locations.
  9. Today, the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, issued the following statement
  10. Every Canadian deserves to fully participate in all spheres of society, regardless of their gender identity or sexual orientation. Through its programs and policies, the Government of Canada is committed to protecting LGBTQ2 equality and continuing to address systemic discrimination.
  11. On May 16, the Honourable Marc Miller provided an update on the Government of Canada’s actions to support First Nations, Inuit and Métis-led, Survivor-centric and culturally informed initiatives helping Indigenous communities respond to, and heal from the ongoing impacts of residential schools.
  12. Canada and FCM support strengthened asset management in a Northwest Territories community
  13. The University of Saskatchewan’s College of Dentistry, together with the Northern Inter-Tribal Health Authority (NITHA), Northlands College and Saskatchewan Polytechnic, are collaborating to establish the first and only accredited Indigenous dental therapy degree program of its kind in Canada.
  14. CED grants $750,000 to Micmac Nation of Gespeg to improve its community facilities and kickstart its development.
  15. On May 6, 2022, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband and unauthorized items was seized at Drummond Institution, a medium security federal institution.
  16. The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, concluded a productive trip to Stuttgart, Germany, where she took part in the annual G7 Agriculture Ministers Meeting (AMM) to advance shared priorities and discuss Canada’s agricultural interests regarding trade, supply chains, food security and environmental sustainability.
  17. Canada has long been a global leader in the production of high-quality, nutritious food. Exporting these products plays a significant role in supporting our economy and contributing to the overall profitability and strength of the agricultural sector. Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced an investment of nearly $1.8 million for the Canadian Food Exporters Association (CFEA), over two years, to help open and maintain markets for Canadian exporters around the world and to facilitate the entry of numerous small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) into international markets.
  18. OTTAWA — The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, will appear virtually before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
  19. The White Buffalo Treatment Centre Board of Directors and staff, in partnership with Indigenous Services Canada, is pleased to announce the grand opening of their permanent facility located on Muskoday First Nation, Saskatchewan.
  20. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the Government of Canada has helped millions of Canadians, including seniors, by providing them with COVID-19 related supports and benefits. As Canada emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government will continue to support community organizations that make a difference and create opportunities for seniors to stay active and involved in their communities.
  21. The New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) is a federal grants and contributions program that funds projects that empower seniors in their communities and contribute to improving seniors’ health and well-being.
  22. The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, along with Benoit Charette, Minister of the Environment and the Fight Against Climate Change, Minister Responsible for the Fight Against Racism, and Minister Responsible for the Laval Region, are pleased to announce joint funding to expand the biomethanization facilities owned by the Société d’économie mixte de l’est de la couronne sud (SEMECS). These facilities are located in the Varennes Novoparc industrial park in Montérégie.
  23. Wayne Long, Member of Parliament for Saint John–Rothesay, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, will make a smart renewable energy announcement with Robb Apold, CEO of Natural Forces; Chief Ross Perley of Tobique First Nation; and Ryan Mitchell, President and CEO of Saint John Energy.
  24. Today, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Karina Gould, issued the following statement:
  25. Pathways towards sustainable food systems in times of crises. G7 agriculture ministers’ communiqué
  26. The Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown–Indigenous Relations; the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services Canada; and the Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, will provide an update on the Government of Canada’s actions and investments to support Indigenous communities regarding the ongoing impacts of residential schools.
  27. On May 12, 2022, Réjean Michaud, an inmate from Archambault Institution, died while in our custody of apparent natural causes.
  28. On May 12, 2022, John White, an inmate from Bath Institution’s Regional Treatment Centre died while in our custody of apparent natural causes.
  29. On May 3, 2022, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing unauthorized items was seized on the perimeter of Atlantic Institution, a federal maximum security institution.
  30. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise cyclists and pedestrians that the boardwalk on the Alexandra Bridge will be reduced for tests and inspections.
  31. Members of the media are invited to attend a green infrastructure announcement
  32. The Government of Canada to hold a technical briefing and press conference on the next steps for Canada’s National Adaptation Strategy
  33. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists of an alternating lane closure on the Des Allumettes Bridge for repair work.
  34. The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will hold a media callback to discuss the recent G7 Agriculture Ministers’ Meetings in Stuttgart, Germany.
  35. The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, will announce the laureate of the Block 2 architectural design competition, as well as the second- and third-place finalists. She will be accompanied by John Ralston Saul, Honorary Advisor to the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, along with representatives from the federal government. A question period will follow the announcement.
  36. On May 10, 2022, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a number of contraband items were seized at Edmonton Institution, a maximum security federal institution.
  37. The Minister of Seniors, Kamal Khera, will be in Winnipeg to announce New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) funding for community-based projects to support seniors across the country.
  38. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists that the Alexandra Bridge will be closed to vehicular traffic for repair work.
  39. VANCOUVER, B.C. — The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources; the Honourable Bill Blair, President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Emergency Preparedness; and the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services and Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Northern Ontario, will provide an update on federal support measures for this year’s wildfire season at HMCS Discovery Naval Reserve in Vancouver, British Columbia.They will be joined by the Honourable Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor-General, and Deputy Premier; the First Nations Emergency Services Society; the First Nations Health Council; the First Nations Leadership Council; the Honourable Bryan May, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence; and the Honourable Hedy Fry, Member of Parliament for Vancouver Centre.A media availability will follow.
  40. The Government of Canada is investing $97,560 in two Nova Scotia communities through the Municipal Asset Management Program (MAMP), delivered by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM). These initiatives will help communities make data-driven decisions about key infrastructure and ensure long-term infrastructure performance.
  41. The Government of Canada is firmly committed to achieving gender equality. Recognizing the contributions of individuals who play a key role in that effort is essential, as their work can inspire others to make a difference in our country and around the world.
  42. Thursday, May 12, and Friday, May 13: Cancellation of planned closure of Alexandra Bridge
  43. A key part of Canada’s economic recovery is supporting businesses as they adapt, grow, and move forward from the COVID-19 pandemic. Small and medium-sized businesses and the organizations that support them represent the backbone of regional economies. They generate quality local jobs and are a source of pride for their communities. To do so, businesses and entrepreneurs need a strong foundation, built on technological innovation, inclusivity, and clean growth to create the workforce of the future.
  44. From April 26 to 28, 2022, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, packages containing unauthorized items were seized in the medium security unit at Dorchester Penitentiary.
  45. CED grants nearly $500,000 to the municipality for its revitalization project.
  46. The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Quebec Lieutenant, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, and Luc Provençal, Member of the National Assembly for Beauce-Nord, are pleased to announce financial assistance of $2,473,100 for the construction of a new building to house the Sainte-Marie municipal library.
  47. On behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health, Adam van Koeverden, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health, will announce funding that will help address complex public health challenges affecting children and youth in Canada, African, Caribbean, and Black communities, as well as Indigenous peoples.
  48. Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador – Fisheries and Oceans Canada will facilitate an availability with Glenn Blackwood, Co-Chair of the Atlantic Seal Science Task Team, for media interested in the release of the Atlantic Seal Science Task Team Report.
  49. Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador – The Honourable Joyce Murray, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard and the Honourable Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural Economic Development, will announce the plan for moving forward upon receipt of the Atlantic Seal Science Task Team Report.
  50. On May 3, 2022, an inmate was assaulted at Kent Institution, a maximum security federal institution. Staff responded quickly to resolve the incident. The injured inmate was evaluated by staff members and transported to an outside hospital to receive treatment. The inmate has since returned to the institution.