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  1. The federal government is investing more than $2.7 million in Essex County Road 50 to enhance pedestrian and cyclist safety.
  2. Mike Kelloway, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard and Member of Parliament for Cape Breton – Canso, will announce support for airport upgrades in western Cape Breton.
  3. The City of Brantford officially re-opened the newly upgraded section of the Lorne Bridge Trail, which is a part of the SC Johnson Trail in Brantford.
  4. CSE and NSERC are pleased to announce the creation of the NSERC-CSE Research Community on Robust, Secure and Safe Artificial Intelligence.
  5. The media are invited to participate in a tour of Structures KSM along with Sophie Chatel, Member of Parliament for Pontiac. Structures KSM is an innovative SME in Gatineau specializing in the manufacture of roof trusses. MP Chatel will take the opportunity to highlight a CED financial contribution for the business and will be available to answer the media’s questions after the tour.
  6. The Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, Marci Ien, and the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Official Languages, Randy Boissonnault, issued the following statement today on World Youth Skills Day:
  7. A price on carbon pollution is widely recognized as the most efficient means to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions that are contributing to the more intense wildfires, droughts, and floods caused by climate change.
  8. Minister Wilkinson to Make Transportation Infrastructure Announcement to Support Critical Minerals Development
  9. On July 12, 2024, during the 12:00 p.m. count, staff members at Stan Daniels Healing Centre, a Section 81 facility operated by Native Counselling Services of Alberta (NCSA), discovered that Evin Sayer was not accounted for.
  10. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with Member of Parliament Irek Kusmierczyk and Sherry Bondy, Mayor of the Town of Essex.
  11. The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, on behalf of the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, will make an announcement on Quebec's role as an international leader in carbon pricing and the transition towards a clean economy.
  12. Media representatives are advised that the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, will be in London, Ontario, to announce the Canada Carbon Rebate payments.
  13. Shawinigan organization receives $473,600 in financial assistance from CED.
  14. The Honourable Dan Vandal announces federal funding for internationally acclaimed Folk Festival
  15. Grand Falls-Windsor, Newfoundland and Labrador – The Honourable Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, on behalf of the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard will make an announcement at the Salmonid Interpretation Centre in Grand Falls-Windsor.
  16. The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, announced two investments totaling over $9 million to Saltworks Technologies Inc. (Saltworks) and NORAM Electrolysis Systems Inc. (NESI) to support the battery supply chain in British Columbia under the Critical Minerals Research, Development and Demonstration (CMRDD) program. These investments will support Canada’s ability to address a gap in midstream lithium processing through the advancement of Canadian technologies.
  17. Today, the Assembly of First Nations, Chiefs of Ontario, Nishnawbe Aski Nation and Canada reached a $47.8 billion Agreement on the Long-Term Reform of the First Nations Child and Family Services Program. The Agreement is subject to engagement with First Nations and final approvals by the parties to the Agreement.
  18. On behalf of the Honourable Mark Holland, Minister of Health, and the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Physical Activity, Sonia Sidhu, Member of Parliament for Brampton South, will announce the finalists of the Public Health Agency of Canada’s Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Challenge.
  19. Government of Canada officials will hold a virtual technical briefing for media related to the 2024 Wildfire Season.
  20. The federal government is investing $45,527,116 through the Public Transit Infrastructure Stream of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program to support 10 transit projects. The Government of Ontario is contributing $37,935,470 and the City of Windsor is contributing $34,315,651.
  21. The City of Windsor is upgrading its transit system after a joint federal-provincial-municipal investment of more than $117 million.
  22. The Government of Canada is committed to building a fairer country for every generation, where all Canadians have the opportunity to participate and succeed, regardless of their identity or ability. Addressing the barriers experienced by persons with disabilities in securing and keeping good jobs is an important part of this effort, and a way to strengthen Canada’s workforce and economy.
  23. To support grain and oilseed producers in Atlantic Canada and their unique needs, today, Heath MacDonald, Member of Parliament for Malpeque, on behalf of the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced up to $3,045,781 over 5 years to the Atlantic Grains Council through the AgriScience Program – Projects Component, an initiative under the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership.
  24. The Assembly of First Nations National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak, Ontario Regional Chief Abram Benedict, Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler of Nishnawbe Aski Nation, and the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services, will provide a major update regarding long-term reform of First Nations child and family services.
  25. Canadians deserve safe, reliable, and resilient transportation systems to connect their growing communities, keep people moving and grow our economy. That’s why the Government of Canada is investing in essential local infrastructure, to build vibrant communities and strong regions for the next generation.
  26. The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing up to $23.55 million through the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP) in horticultural research, innovation and commercialization activities, and research infrastructure, all to benefit Ontario farmers and consumers.
  27. The Government of Canada, Government of Ontario, and the City of London will invest 24.5 million five active transportation-related projects that will support a more sustainable and connected community.
  28. The federal government is investing $9,800,000 through the Public Transit Infrastructure Stream (PTIS) of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program to support five active transportation projects across London, Ontario. The Government of Ontario is contributing $8,165,850 and the City of London is investing $6,534,150.
  29. The media are invited to take part in the tour of Digihub Shawinigan along with the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry.
  30. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with MP Irek Kusmierczyk, Prabmeet Sarkaria, Ontario Minister of Transportation, MPP for Windsor-Tecumseh Andrew Dowie, and MPP for Essex Anthony Leardi.
  31. Energy efficiency upgrades to the Central Library in Library Square are underway after a combined investment of more than $5.9 million from the federal government and the City of Vancouver.
  32. Media representatives are advised that the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, will make a health announcement, on behalf of the Honourable Mark Holland, Minister of Health Canada.
  33. The governments of Canada and Alberta are supporting Alberta Beef Producers in expanding its food safety and certification program.
  34. The Minister of Diversity, Inclusion and Persons with Disabilities, Kamal Khera, will be in Toronto to make an announcement regarding the Employment Strategy for Canadians with Disabilities.
  35. Yasir Naqvi, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health and Member of Parliament for Ottawa Centre, and the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of International Development, will make an announcement to help support and retain members of Canada’s health workforce.
  36. The Honourable Ya’ara Saks, Minister of Mental Health and Additions and Associate Minister of Health, and the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Official Languages, on behalf of the Honourable Mark Holland, Minister of Health, will make an announcement to help support and retain members of Canada’s health workforce.
  37. Today, Chief Joyce Naytowhow McLeod of the Montreal Lake Cree Nation, along with Council, Elders, community members, and representatives from Indigenous Services Canada, celebrated the grand opening of the community’s new healthcare facility in northern Saskatchewan.
  38. The Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Employment Workforce development and Official Language, the Honourable Ya’ara Saks, Minister of Mental Health and Addiction and Associate Minister of Health and Member of Parliament Marco Mendicino will make an announcement to help support and retain members of Canada’s health workforce.
  39. The Kerrisdale Community Centre will soon have a more energy efficient facility after a federal investment of more than $2.3 million through the Green and Inclusive Community Buildings (GICB) program.
  40. The Minister of Transport, Pablo Rodriguez, will be announcing investments to improve the passenger rail experience in Atlantic Canada. He will be accompanied by the Minister of Veterans Affairs, Associate Minister of National Defence and Member for Parliament for Moncton—Riverview—Dieppe, Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Member for Parliament for Fredericton, Jenica Atwin, and by VIA Rail Canada’s Chief Service Delivery Officer, Rita Toporowski.
  41. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with Peter Fragiskatos, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities and Member of Parliament for London North Centre; Arielle Kayabaga, Member of Parliament for London West; Prabmeet Sarkaria, Ontario’s Minister of Transportation; and Josh Morgan, Mayor of the City of London.
  42. MusGo Rider Eastern Shore will purchase five new vehicles after a combined investment of $445,933 from the federal and provincial governments.
  43. 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; the Honourable Kent Smith, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture and Member of the Legislative Assembly for the Eastern Shore; and Colin Cameron, MusGo Rider Board Chair.
  44. The Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, will tour a facility and make a funding announcement to support battery supply chains. Media representatives are welcome to join the facility tour.
  45. The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, announced a new investment of $1 million from the Energy Innovation Program’s Clean Fuels and Industrial Fuel Switching initiative to Ekona Power Inc. This funding will support Ekona in advancing its methane pyrolysis solution for clean hydrogen production from natural gas. Building on the success of a prior program to develop and test Ekona’s xCaliber™ reactor, which was previously supported by Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) through its Breakthrough Energy Solutions Canada Program, this project will support further development of the reactor and expand Ekona’s Burnaby test facility.
  46. The Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs; the Honourable Gary Anandasangaree, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations; and the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services, issued the following statement today:
  47. Communities across the country are developing strategies to minimise greenhouse gas emissions, including lowering carbon emissions caused by public transportation.
  48. The Government of Canada opens up simplified process for all dental care providers to provide care to CDCP members
  49. Public Services and Procurement Canada has a framework in place to protect against wrongdoing and to safeguard the integrity of the federal procurement system. This includes taking action in response to allegations that the Government of Canada is being overbilled or defrauded in either a specific contract or on a broader scale.
  50. Residents of the Town of Hudson will soon have access to a new multi-purpose pathway for walking and cycling, thanks to a joint investment of $3.4 million from the federal government and the Town of Hudson to redevelop Lakeview and Selkirk Streets.