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  1. The Honourable Mark Holland, Canada’s Minister of Health and the Honourable John Main, Minister of Health, Nunavut, will make an important health care announcement.
  2. Jaime Battiste, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Member of Parliament for Sydney – Victoria, will announce support for five projects in Cape Breton County to help recover, repair and rebuild their facilities.
  3. The federal government is investing $7,811,806 through the Green Infrastructure and Rural and Northern Communities Infrastructure streams of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program to support five water infrastructure projects in Pictou County, NS.
  4. Three communities in Pictou County will have their capacity to manage wastewater improved and three communities will get improved drinking water after a combined investment of more than $17.7 million from the federal and provincial governments along with the Municipality of the County of Pictou and the towns of New Glasgow, Stellarton, and Trenton.
  5. The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, will present Budget 2024 in the House of Commons Tuesday April 16, 2024, at approximately 4:00 p.m. ET.
  6. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with MP Ryan Turnbull and Mayor Elizabeth Roy.
  7. Tomorrow’s Legends, a non-profit organization based in Sydney, will convert a former hockey arena to a solar-powered, multisport facility after an investment of over $2.1 million from the federal government.
  8. The Halifax Transit Mill Cove Ferry Service project will enter its second phase, after a combined investment of nearly $260 million from the federal government, the government of Nova Scotia, and the Halifax Regional Municipality.
  9. The rise of AI: Fraud in the digital age March 4, 2024 - GATINEAU, QC - Competition Bureau
  10. Ryan Turnbull, Member of Parliament for Whitby, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Canada’s Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, will make a funding announcement on clean transportation for the Region of Durham.
  11. Media representatives are invited to visit Sherbrooke GearWorks, a business that has been specializing in the manufacture of all kinds of gears for over 50 years, along with Élisabeth Brière, Member of Parliament for Sherbrooke and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and to the Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health.
  12. Media representatives are invited to visit Chelsea & Co Microbrasserie along with Sophie Chatel, Member of Parliament for Pontiac, Christopher Skeete, Minister for the Economy, Minister Responsible for the Fight Against Racism and Minister Responsible for the Laval Region, and Robert Bussière, Member for Gatineau.
  13. The Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, will participate in a number of engagements while at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada Convention (PDAC) 2024.
  14. PS Serré to Make Sustainable Mining Announcement at PDAC 2024 Opening Ceremony
  15. Media representatives are advised that the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, will make a funding announcement to support species at risk and their habitats.
  16. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with the Honourable Sean Fraser, Premier Tim Houston and local representatives.
  17. On February 20 and 21, 2024, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, contraband and unauthorized items were seized at Cowansville Institution, a medium-security federal institution.
  18. On March 5, Lisa Hepfner, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, will announce funding to support young women and gender-diverse youth to build self-esteem and reach their full potential, and pursue leadership.
  19. February 29, 2024, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, contraband and unauthorized items were seized at Collins Bay Institution, a multi-level security federal institution.
  20. Today, Chief Rodger Redman of Standing Buffalo Dakota First Nation (“Standing Buffalo”) and the Honourable Gary Anandasangaree, Minister of Crown–Indigenous Relations, announced that the parties have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for Advancing Reconciliation that determines how the parties will work together on shared solutions to deliver results on community priorities.
  21. Canada’s job market continues to evolve, offering new opportunities and areas for growth for Canadians. Now more than ever, it is critical that we expand and strengthen our workforce and get Canadians the skills and resources they need to thrive. That is why the Government is investing in projects that will help Canadians improve their foundational and transferable skills.
  22. The Honourable Mark Holland, Minister of Health, and Dr. Leigh Chapman, Chief Nursing Officer for Canada, will hold a news conference to announce an initiative to improve the well-being and retention of nurses across Canada.
  23. Media are invited to Kennedy Space Center in Florida to cover the launch of NASA's Boeing Crew Flight Test to the International Space Station, targeted for no earlier than April 22, 2024.
  24. On February 27, 2024, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing unauthorized items were seized at Joyceville Institution, a multi-level security federal institution.
  25. The governments of Canada and the Northwest Territories announced today a three-year action plan to improve and expand licensed early learning and child care (ELCC) programming across the territory. The 2023 to 2026 action plan covers investments outlined in the Canada-Northwest Territories Canada-wide ELCC Agreement – 2021 to 2026 and the Canada-Northwest Territories ELCC Agreement – 2021 to 2025. The action plan sets a road map for strengthening and expanding the ELCC sector and improving access to high-quality, affordable, flexible and inclusive ELCC opportunities for families throughout the territory. It builds on progress achieved to date during the first two years of both agreements.
  26. Over $1.6 million of PrairiesCan funding to support SMEs and grow the Green Economy in Manitoba
  27. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement related to the Mill Cove Ferry Service with Andy Fillmore, Member of Parliament for Halifax and Lena Metlege Diab, Member of Parliament for Halifax West, on behalf of the Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities; Darren Fisher, Member of Parliament for Dartmouth-Cole Harbour, and Darrell Samson, Member of Parliament for Sackville—Preston—Chezzetcook; the Honourable Timothy Halman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, on behalf of Public Works Minister Kim Masland; Tim Outhit, Councillor for HRM District 16 (Bedford - Wentworth), and Dave Reage, Executive Director of Halifax Transit.
  28. Duncan’s First Nation, a close-knit community in northern Alberta, recently celebrated the opening of their new water treatment plant, ensuring safe, clean, and reliable drinking water for the community now and for future generations.
  29. Federal and provincial governments help companies through Food Island Partnership programming
  30. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with Jaime Battiste, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Member of Parliament for Sydney-Victoria, and Bill Kachafanas, Founder, Tomorrow’s Legends.
  31. The new Lawrence Heights Community Recreation & Child Care Centre is being built in Toronto after a joint federal and municipal investment of more than $150 million.
  32. Today, during a visit to Trius Winery in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced an extension to the Wine Sector Support Program.
  33. On the margins of the Canadian Nuclear Association conference, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Canada’s Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, announced an investment in Ontario’s expansion of nuclear energy with up to $50 million in federal funding for Bruce Power’s assessment of new generation opportunities at its site in Tiverton, Ontario. This funding, from the federal Electricity Predevelopment Program, enables the exploration of a project that could produce power for up to 4,800,000 homes and businesses in Ontario.
  34. The Honourable Pascale St-Onge, Minister of Canadian Heritage, will visit Association PANDA Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean to highlight a project that provides more skills training opportunities and inclusive supports for Canadians.
  35. The Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister responsible for PrairiesCan and Member of Parliament for Saint Boniface – Saint Vital, will announce federal support to assist small- and medium-sized enterprises to meet the growing demand for green and sustainable products.
  36. When young people have access to the supports needed to complete their studies and achieve their career goals, then communities, the economy and all of Canada thrive. That is why the Government of Canada continues to make meaningful investments in youth through its comprehensive array of youth programming.
  37. Communities across Saskatchewan are upgrading critical public infrastructure through 34 projects after a joint investment of more than $51 million from the federal and provincial governments.
  38. Joint funding through the Green Infrastructure Stream (GIS) and the Rural and Northern Communities Infrastructure Steam (RNCIS) of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP) will support 34 drinking water and wastewater infrastructure projects across Saskatchewan.
  39. Kody Blois, Member of Parliament for Kings-Hants and Chair of the House of Commons Agriculture and Agri-Food Committee, will be in Wolfville, NS, to highlight federal investments and support to help the Canadian grape and wine industry.
  40. On February 25, 2024, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, contraband and unauthorized items were seized at Collins Bay Institution, a multi-level security federal institution.
  41. Today, the Honourable Anita Anand, President of the Treasury Board of Canada, tabled in Parliament on behalf of departments and agencies the Government of Canada’s spending plans for 2024–25, the Main Estimates and Departmental Plans.
  42. The Competition Bureau has obtained a court order to gather information and advance an ongoing investigation into Google’s online advertising practices in Canada.
  43. The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, along with Chris Bittle, Member of Parliament, St. Catharines and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities, and Vance Badawey, Member of Parliament, Niagara Centre and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport, will announce investments for the Canadian wine sector.
  44. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Member of Parliament for Eglinton—Lawrence; Her Worship Olivia Chow, Mayor of the City of Toronto; and Mike Colle, Deputy Mayor and Councillor for the City of Toronto.
  45. CED is accepting funding applications under the Tourism Growth Program.
  46. The Honourable Mark Holland, Minister of Health, will introduce legislation relating to accessibility and affordability of pharmaceutical drugs for people in Canada. Following the introduction the legislation the Minister will hold a press conference.
  47. Minister Anand to hold media availability on the Main Estimates
  48. Minister Wilkinson to Make an Announcement at the Canadian Nuclear Association Annual Conference
  49. The Minister of Health tabled documents from the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) and the Canadian Security Intelligence Service related to an investigation initiated in 2019 into the activities and subsequent employment termination of two scientists at the National Microbiology Lab (NML).
  50. the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Canada’s Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, announced a federal investment of nearly $5 million to install over 500 new EV chargers, including 40 fast chargers across the City of Toronto.