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  1. Minister Boissonnault highlights Budget investments to support every generation and build more homes for Canadians
  2. Minister Beech to highlight Budget 2024 investments on the Sunshine Coast
  3. Last week, the Minister of Diversity, Inclusion and Persons with Disabilities, Kamal Khera, concluded a productive working session at the United Nations Permanent Forum on People of African Descent in Geneva. She was joined by a group of Canadians from civil society, who showcased Canada’s commitment to building a more equitable society.
  4. Today, Minister of Labour Seamus O’Regan Jr. announced the appointment of an Industrial Inquiry Commission on the underlying issues in longshoring labour disputes at Canada’s West Coast ports. The Commission will be chaired by Vincent Ready and will include Amanda Rogers as a Member of the Commission. The Commission will soon begin meeting with stakeholders and reviewing consultation submissions from relevant parties. The Commission will present its findings and recommendations in a report to the Minister in Spring 2025.
  5. Industrial Inquiry Commission Terms of Reference
  6. The Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Official Languages, Randy Boissonnault, will make an announcement regarding Indigenous reconciliation.
  7. Minister Duclos to highlight Budget 2024: Fairness for Every Generation investments to ensure a fair future for Indigenous peoples
  8. Electric vehicles (EVs) will be getting a boost from the hundreds of public EV charging ports that will be installed throughout the Capital Regional District (CRD) after a combined investment of more than $8.7 million from the federal and provincial governments, the CRD, and the City of Victoria.
  9. A key pillar of the Government’s plan for youth is a focus on making life more affordable for young Canadians—because when young people have the support they need to thrive, they can contribute to the economy, build a better life for themselves, and play an active role in their communities.
  10. Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) is part of the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy, a horizontal federal initiative that supports youth aged 15 to 30—particularly those facing barriers to employment— to gain work experience and develop the skills they need to successfully transition into the labour market.
  11. Through Budget 2024: Fairness for Every Generation the Government of Canada is investing to build a Canada that works better for everyone, where younger generations can get ahead, where their hard work pays off, where they can buy a home, and where everyone has a fair chance at a good middle-class life.
  12. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Jenna Sudds, will make an announcement regarding Indigenous reconciliation.
  13. Backgrounder: Decision by the independent Commission on the applicability of the environmental assessment for the Darlington New Nuclear Project to Ontario Power Generation’s selected reactor technology
  14. Today, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) announced the Commission’s decision that the existing environmental assessment (EA) for the Darlington New Nuclear Project (DNNP) is applicable to the reactor technology selected by Ontario Power Generation (OPG), the General Electric Hitachi BWRX300 reactor.
  15. Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, will make an announcement to help promote a circular economy and reduce plastic pollution in Canada alongside Parliamentary Secretary, Julie Dabrusin, and a number of innovative businesses who are developing solutions to cut plastic waste.
  16. On April 17, 2024, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, contraband and unauthorized items were seized at Port-Cartier Institution, a maximum-security federal institution.
  17. The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, will host an event in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, to highlight how the federal budget's investments will support young entrepreneurs in launching and scaling up their businesses.
  18. Minister of Citizens' Services highlights budget investments to support small businesses
  19. Ministers Sudds and Anand highlight budget investments to support small businesses
  20. The federal government recently delivered Budget 2024: Fairness for Every Generation.
  21. Minister Boissonnault to attend Edmonton Chamber of Commerce luncheon to discuss Budget 2024
  22. The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, alongside Jenica Atwin, Member of Parliament for Fredericton, will make an announcement at Planet Hatch to highlight the federal budget’s investments to strengthen the economy, including by empowering young entrepreneurs.
  23. Decades of discriminatory funding will not be undone overnight, but we are making progress.
  24. On April 19, 2024, Algonquins of Pikwakanagan First Nation’s child and family services law, Nigig Nibi Ki-Win, came into force. Algonquins of Pikwakanagan First Nation is the third Indigenous governing body in Ontario and the eleventh in Canada to have its own child and family services law.
  25. The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of International Development will will make an announcement in Winnipeg to highlight the federal budget’s investments to support small businesses...
  26. Today, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) provided an update on its plans for the launch of the CBSA Assessment and Revenue Management (CARM) digital initiative, which will modernize the collection of duties and taxes for goods imported into Canada.
  27. The Minister of Citizens’ Services, Terry Beech, will make an announcement at an event in Richmond to highlight the federal budget’s investments to strengthen the economy in a way that is shared by all.
  28. A new solar energy project will provide the Ulkatcho First Nation with clean energy after a combined investment of $15,841,000 from the federal and provincial governments.
  29. On April 21, the Samuel De Champlain Bridge will be lit up in blue from sunset to 9 p.m. to commemorate the National Immunization Awareness Week.
  30. The Honourable Anita Anand, President of the Treasury Board of Canada will be accompanied by the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, the Honourable Jenna Sudds, in Ottawa to highlight the federal budget’s investments to strengthen the economy in a way that is shared by all.
  31. On April 17, 2024, Gary Beach, an inmate from Beaver Creek Institution, died while in our custody of apparent natural causes.
  32. Members of the media are invited to an announcement with the Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities; Lena Metlege Diab, Member of Parliament for Halifax West; Andy Fillmore, Member of Parliament for Halifax; Darren Fisher, Member of Parliament for Dartmouth–Cole Harbour; and David Eisnor, Atlantic Team Lead, Futurpreneur.
  33. The Honorable Jean-Yves Duclos, Member of Parliament for Quebec and Minister of Public Services and Procurement will host an event to highlight the federal budget’s investments supporting young Canadian entrepreneurs and strengthening the economy in a way that is shared by all.
  34. On April 15, 2024, an inmate was the victim of an assault at Millhaven Institution, a maximum-security federal institution.
  35. The Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Official Languages, Randy Boissonnault, will attend an event in Calgary to highlight the federal budget’s investments to strengthen the economy in a way that is shared by all.
  36. The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will host an event at the University of Prince Edward Island’s Canadian Centre for Climate Change and Adaptation in St. Peter’s Bay where he will highlight new investments in the 2024 federal Budget to support student researchers.
  37. The Honourable Mark Holland, Minister of Health, will host an event at the University of Waterloo to highlight the federal budget’s investments to support students.
  38. The Honourable Gary Anandasangaree, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of International Development, and the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, will make an announcement and hold a media availability in Hamilton, Ontario, to highlight the federal budget’s investments in helping students thrive in Canada by boosting research funding.
  39. Minister Boissonnault to make an announcement in Saskatoon on Budget 2024 measures that support students
  40. Media representatives are advised that the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, will attend several events on the sidelines of the fourth session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC-4).
  41. Tomorrow, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut Joshua Kutryk will give a virtual presentation to nearly 4,000 Canadian students in grades 5 to 12 to talk about space exploration, his astronaut career and Starliner-1, his first mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
  42. The National Battlefields Commission (NBC) is announcing the return of food and drink services on the Plains of Abraham. Starting in June, La Maison Smith will open a permanent branch branch, as well as operate the Smith Mobile and an espresso bicycle to serve the whole historic site.
  43. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Jenna Sudds, will make an announcement regarding economic growth for workers in Belleville.
  44. On April 15, 2024, Robert Rousseau, an inmate from Archambault Institution, died while in our custody of apparent natural causes.
  45. On April 16, 2024, the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) held a Change of Command Ceremony at Saskatchewan Penitentiary in the Prairie Region. This occasion marked the change in command from the outgoing Warden Shawn Bird to the incoming Warden Pattie Krafchuk.
  46. On April 15, 2024, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband and unauthorized items was seized at Joyceville Institution, a multi-level security federal institution.
  47. The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke (MCK) and the Government of Canada have taken a significant step towards strengthening their relationship and promoting self-determination for the Kanien’kehá:ka of Kahnawà:ke.
  48. On April 15, 2024, Steven Tanner, an inmate from Collins Bay Institution, died while in our custody.
  49. On April 10, 2024, an inmate was the victim of an assault at Atlantic Institution, a maximum-security federal institution.
  50. Media representatives are advised that the Government of Canada will hold a bilingual technical briefing on Canada’s priorities and objectives for the fourth session of the Intergovernmental Negotiation Committee on Plastic Pollution (INC-4) with senior government officials from Environment and Climate Change Canada