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  1. Canadian farmers are key partners in building a healthy environment and a more sustainable agricultural sector in Canada. Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, along with Member of Parliament for Kings–Hants, Kody Blois, announced an investment of up to $8.5 million under the On-Farm Climate Action Fund for Perennia Food and Agriculture Inc. (Perennia). These funds will help farmers across Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador adopt sustainable farming practices to build climate change resilience.
  2. The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development and the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development will meet with Secretary of Economy of Mexico Tatiana Clouthier, for the first Canada-Mexico High Level Economic Dialogue virtual event.
  3. The Ville-Marie organization obtains over $300,000 in funding from CED.
  4. Canada and Manitoba invest in water infrastructure upgrades
  5. Today, Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Reg Helwer, Minister of Labour, Consumer Protection and Government Services; the Honourable Wayne Ewasko, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Learning and Member of the Legislative Assembly for Lac du Bonnet; and His Worship Ray Schirle, Mayor of Beausejour, announced more than $42 million in funding for four water projects that will improve system efficiency and protect local communities and their environments in Manitoba.
  6. Today, Soraya Martinez Ferrada, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, and Lionel Carmant, Quebec’s Minister for Health and Social Services, reaffirmed that additional federal funding of more than $84 million over two years, as of 2022–2023, has been made available to communities in Quebec through the amendment of the 2019–2024 Canada-Quebec Reaching Home Agreement, under the program Reaching Home: Canada’s Homelessness Strategy. This additional funding is on top of the regular funding already set out in the Reaching Home Agreement.
  7. Today, the governments of Canada and Quebec announced that, beginning in 2022–23, an additional $84,580,673 in federal funding over two years will be made available to communities in Quebec through an amendment to the Canada–Quebec Agreement on Reaching Home 2019–2024 (Reaching Home Agreement) as part of Reaching Home: Canada’s Homelessness Strategy. This is in addition to the regular funding provided through the Reaching Home Agreement. The goal is to extend COVID-19 measures in the homeless-serving sector and help communities continue their efforts to prevent and reduce homelessness in the long term.
  8. The imagination, determination, and innovation of Canada’s youth are essential to building the Canada we all want: a country that is inclusive and barrier-free for persons with disabilities. By continuing to invest in youth and working with local and community-based organizations to increase accessibility and inclusion in communities and workplaces, the Government of Canada is reinforcing its commitment to prioritize disability inclusion across the country.
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  10. Remarks from the Chief Public Health Officer on Monkeypox, August 12, 2022
  11. Every child deserves the best possible start in life, and all parents should have the ability to build both a family and a career. That’s why the Government of Canada signed agreements with each province and territory to implement a Canada-wide early learning and child care system.
  12. Reaching Home: Canada’s Homelessness Strategy was launched in April 2019 and supports the goals of the National Housing Strategy, in particular, to support the needs of the most vulnerable Canadians; to improve access to safe, stable and affordable housing; and to reduce chronic homelessness by 50 percent by 2027-28.
  13. Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion announced that the Government of Canada has nearly doubled its investments in Reaching Home: Canada’s Homelessness Strategy, from over $2 billion over 9 years to nearly $4 billion in federal funding since its launch in April 2019.
  14. The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and Kody Blois, Member of Parliament for Kings-Hants, will be in Greenwich, Nova Scotia to highlight federal investments to help farmers across Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador adopt sustainable farming practices.
  15. Irek Kusmierczyk, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, announced a $100,000 investment in the Corporation of the City of Windsor to install 20 Level 2 EV chargers at several of the city’s facilities.
  16. Minister Boissonnault to announce federal support for tourism across Saskatchewan
  17. Young Canadians are integral to Canada’s present and future success, as they are the leaders of today and tomorrow. Youth organizations in Canada are undertaking important work, such as amplifying youth voices and advocating for gender equality.
  18. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Karina Gould, will be in North York to announce funding for projects for the financial empowerment of low-income adults through the Social Development Partnership Program (SDPP).
  19. The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) advises that nine inmates at Kent Institution, in British Columbia, have tested positive for COVID-19.
  20. On August 9, 2022, an inmate was found to have been victim of an assault at Kent Institution, a maximum security federal institution.
  21. The Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, Marci Ien, and the Minister of Seniors, Kamal Khera, issued the following statement to commemorate this year’s International Youth Day theme: Intergenerational Solidarity.
  22. Today, Heath MacDonald, Member of Parliament for Malpeque, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities; Bobby Morrissey, Member of Parliament for Egmont; the Honourable Cory Deagle, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, and His Worship Rowan Caseley, Mayor of the Town of Kensington, announced $13.2 million joint funding for road upgrades across the province.
  23. Today, Kody Blois, Member of Parliament for Kings—Hants, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities; Dave Ritcey, Member of Legislative Assembly for Truro—Bible Hill—Millbrook—Salmon River, and His Worship Bill Mills, Mayor of the Town of Truro, announced funding for the revitalization of the Truro Amateur Athletic Club, the Multi-Use sport facility and Senior baseball facility.
  24. Rachel Bendayan, Member of Parliament for Outremont and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, will announce Government of Canada assistance to support the growth of eco-friendly tourism cooperative Alo Richelieu.
  25. Truro, Nova Scotia, August 11, 2022—Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with Kody Blois, Member of Parliament for Kings—Hants, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities; Dave Ritcey, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Truro—Bible Hill—Millbrook—Salmon River, and His Worship Bill Mills, Mayor of the Town of Truro.
  26. Government of Canada supports community-based organizations to address monkeypox outbreak. This funding will support community prevention, education, awareness, and anti-stigma activities.
  27. On August 10, 2022, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband and unauthorized items was seized at Donnacona Institution, a federal maximum security institution.
  28. Young Canadians are the future of the agriculture and agri-food sector, and it is important to give them a voice at the table. Today, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, unveiled the names of the members who will form the second cohort of the Canadian Agricultural Youth Council (CAYC). The inaugural meeting of this new group of 25 young people will be held later this summer. The members of this cohort will serve 18-month terms.
  29. The Honourable Hedy Fry, Member of Parliament for Vancouver Centre on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health, will announce funding to support community-based response to the monkeypox outbreak.
  30. Government of Canada investing across British Columbia to revitalize community spaces and grow vibrant communities
  31. On August 10, 2022, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband and unauthorized items was seized at Cowansville Institution, a federal medium security institution.
  32. The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, along with James Maloney, Member of Parliament for Etobicoke-Lakeshore, His Worship John Tory, the Mayor of Toronto, and Executive Director of Furniture Bank Toronto, Dan Kershaw to make an important announcement regarding homelessness.
  33. The Government of Canada, through CanNor, is investing over $87,000 to support the expansion and revitalization of the Yukon Motorcycle Park
  34. The Government of Canada is providing $1.24 million towards construction of the Red Turtle Lodge Cultural Centre, where members of the Fisher River Cree Nation will gather, learn and share traditional practices with a special focus on the needs of women, girls and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people.
  35. Irek Kusmierczyk, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, will make an announcement to support electric vehicle charging infrastructure. A media availability will follow.
  36. Government of Canada supports community-based organizations to address monkeypox outbreak. This funding will support community prevention, education, awareness, and anti-stigma activities.
  37. CanNor is investing nearly $2 million to support the expansion of the Nattilik Heritage Centre in Gjoa Haven, Nunavut, as it continues to grow as a regional hub and an Inuit culture-driven community gathering space.
  38. Members of the media are invited to attend an infrastructure announcement regarding broadband infrastructure with Valerie Bradford, Member of Parliament for Kitchener South—Hespeler, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, and Matthew Rae, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Education and Member of Provincial Parliament for Perth—Wellington.
  39. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Karina Gould, will be in Regina to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the signing of the Canada-wide Early Learning and Child Care Agreement with Saskatchewan.
  40. Government of Canada officials to hold a news conference on Monkeypox in Canada
  41. Today, Mike Kelloway, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard and Member of Parliament for Cape Breton—Canso, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Brian Comer, Minister responsible for the Office of Addictions and Mental Health, Minister responsible for Youth and Member of the Legislative Assembly for Cape Breton East, on behalf of the Honourable Pat Dunn, Minister of Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage, and Erika Shea, President and Chief Executive Officer of New Dawn Enterprises Ltd., announced over $14.8 million in joint funding for the construction of the new Glace Bay Youth and Community Centre, a net-zero carbon facility that will provide the community with a welcoming, inclusive space. John White, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Glace Bay-Dominion, was also in attendance, as was Dave Sawler, CEO and Founder of Undercurrent Youth Centre.
  42. The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, announced a $100,000 investment in Station Mont Tremblant to install 20 EV chargers in a building complex in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec. Funded through Natural Resources Canada’s Zero-Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program (ZEVIP), all chargers will be available by March 2024. Station Mont Tremblant also provided funding, bringing the total project cost to $309,601.
  43. The Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough, will be in Vancouver to announce funding for projects led by youth in partnership with organizations, to improve accessibility and disability inclusion in their communities.
  44. Members of the media are invited to attend an announcement regarding transportation infrastructure with Heath MacDonald, Member of Parliament for Malpeque, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities; Bobby Morrissey, Member of Parliament for Egmont; the Honourable Cory Deagle, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, and His Worship Rowan Caseley, Mayor of the Town of Kensington.
  45. CED awards close to $900,000 to five organizations that will help boost tourism in the region.
  46. The following information is in addition to the news release issued on August 11, 2022, on CED’s financial assistance and the recipient businesses/organizations and their respective projects.
  47. On August 10, 2022, during the 09:30 a.m. count, staff members at Kwìkwèxwelhp Healing Village, a minimum-security federal institution, discovered that Edward Lee Campbell was not accounted for.
  48. Canada supports the building of a monument and gathering place to commemorate the Survivors of the Assiniboia Residential School in Winnipeg.
  49. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with Mike Kelloway, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard and Member of Parliament for Cape Breton—Canso, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Brian Comer, Minister responsible for Youth and the Office of Mental Health and Addictions and Member of the Legislative Assembly for Cape Breton East, on behalf of the Honourable Pat Dunn, Minister of Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage, and Erika Shea, President and CEO of New Dawn Enterprises Ltd. John White, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Glace Bay-Dominion, and Dave Sawler, CEO and Founder of Undercurrent Youth Centre, will also be in attendance.
  50. Canada and Manitoba Métis Federation announce an investment of $31 million over seven years towards housing priorities for citizens of the Manitoba Métis Federation.