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  1. Today, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Karina Gould, issued the following statement:
  2. Statement by the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development on Mother’s Day
  3. Early learning and child care programs designed by and with Indigenous families and communities give Indigenous children, including Métis children, the best start in life and form an essential part of reconciliation.
  4. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Karina Gould, will participate in Guiding Our Children—Elders Sharing Their Voice, an Early Learning and Child Care Conference organized by the Métis Nation-Saskatchewan where she will highlight Canada’s investments in Indigenous early learning and child care projects benefitting Métis Nation families in Saskatoon.
  5. Atlantic Canadian tourism organizations and operators are working hard to recover from pandemic challenges and find new approaches to deliver world-class tourism experiences that tell the stories of the region, and what makes it such a special visitor destination. That is why the Government of Canada is supporting the Cape Breton Miners Museum in the expansion of an enhanced visitor experience that preserves and commemorates Cape Breton’s coal mining legacy.
  6. Mike Kelloway, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and Canadian Coast Guard, and Member of Parliament for Cape Breton – Canso, will make an announcement regarding support for growth opportunities in tourism.
  7. Young people across Canada – particularly those facing barriers to employment – have been acutely affected by the loss of jobs caused by the pandemic. Recognizing that the energy and talent of young people is a powerful engine for our economic recovery, the government is working with employers across the country to help them find meaningful, high-quality jobs.
  8. Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) is part of the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy, which is the Government of Canada’s commitment to help young people—particularly those facing barriers to employment—get the information and gain the skills, work experience and abilities they need to transition successfully into the labour market. CSJ is delivered by Employment and Social Development Canada.
  9. Since 2015, the Government of Canada has delivered real improvements to make life more affordable from coast to coast to coast, including making a historic investment of $30 billion over five years to build a Canada-wide early learning and child care system in collaboration with provincial, territorial and Indigenous partners.
  10. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, the Honourable Karina Gould, will join the Honourable Dominic Cardy, New Brunswick’s Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, to announce additional support for families. She will be accompanied by Jenica Atwin Member of Parliament for Fredericton.
  11. The early learning and child care sector is evolving in increasingly complex and challenging environments. Identifying innovative practices and solutions that better meet the needs of children and families will improve early learning and child care for the benefit of families in Canada.
  12. Canadian cities and towns flourish when they have community public spaces to promote social interaction and physical activity, and provide access to recreational programs and facilities. These amenities are integral to the overall well-being of individuals, families and communities. Our economic recovery is closely linked to the vitality of our local communities and their shared spaces.
  13. The Government of Canada invests more than $22,000 in two community shared spaces to stimulate local economies, create jobs, and improve the quality of life of Canadians.
  14. Minister Ien launches Canada Summer Jobs hiring season
  15. Minister Gould announces Government of Canada investments in Early Learning Child Care in Alberta
  16. Darrell Samson, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence and Member of Parliament for Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook, will make virtual announcements regarding support for two community organizations.
  17. The early learning and child care sector is evolving in increasingly complex and challenging environments. Identifying innovative practices and solutions that better meet the needs of children and families is necessary to improving early learning and child care for the benefit of families in Canada.
  18. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Karina Gould, will make a funding announcement on innovative Early Learning and Child Care practices for the benefit of families in Canada.
  19. Through Budget 2022: A Plan to Grow Our Economy and Make Life More Affordable, the government of Canada makes targeted and responsible investments to create good jobs, grow our economy, and build a Canada where nobody gets left behind
  20. Each year youth across Canada are invited to enter the national Focus on Safety Youth Video Contest sponsored by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS). Contestants are tasked with producing an original video that illustrates the importance of working safely.
  21. Message from the Minister of Health and the Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health on National Poison Prevention Week - March 20 to 26, 2022
  22. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, the Honourable Karina Gould, will join the Honourable Jeanie McLean, Yukon’s Minister of Education, to announce additional support for recruitment and retention of Early Learning and Child Care workers across the Yukon.
  23. Canadian cities and towns flourish when they have community public spaces to promote social interaction and physical activity, and provide access to recreational programs and facilities. These amenities are integral to the overall well-being of individuals, families and communities. Our economic recovery is closely linked to the vitality of our local communities and their shared spaces.
  24. The Government of Canada invests more than $274,000 in nine community shared spaces to stimulate local economies, create jobs, and improve the quality of life of Canadians.
  25. Today is the start of Canada’s first annual Safe Sleep Week, which promotes safe sleep for everyone, especially babies. Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) are working in collaboration with Baby’s Breath Canada and the Canadian Paediatric Society, to promote Safe Sleep Week under the theme: Safe Sleep – All day and all night.
  26. Canadian cities and towns flourish when they have community public spaces to promote social interaction and physical activity, and provide access to recreational programs and facilities. These amenities are integral to the overall well-being of individuals, families and communities. Our economic recovery is closely linked to the vitality of our local communities and their shared spaces.
  27. The Government of Canada invests more than $328,000 in six community shared spaces to stimulate local economies, create jobs, and improve the quality of life of Canadians.
  28. The Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, issued the following statement today on International Women’s Day. “Happy International Women’s Day! Today we celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women and girls, in all their diversity, who are breaking down barriers, lifting each other up, and making the world a better place.
  29. Minister Vandal to Announce Support for Green Infrastructure in Saskatchewan
  30. Too many families across Canada lack access to high quality, affordable, flexible and inclusive child care. That is why the Government of Canada has laid out a plan to provide families in Canada with, on average, $10 a day child care for children under six years of age by March 2026. This plan will make life more affordable for families, create new jobs, get parents— especially women—back into the workforce, and grow the middle class, while giving every child a real and fair chance at success.
  31. Canadian cities and towns flourish when they have community public spaces to promote social interaction and physical activity, and provide access to recreational programs and facilities. These amenities are integral to the overall well-being of individuals, families and communities. Our economic recovery is closely linked to the vitality of our local communities and their shared spaces.
  32. Darrell Samson, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence and Member of Parliament for Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook, will make virtual announcements regarding support for four community organizations.
  33. Canadian cities and towns flourish when they have community public spaces to promote social interaction and physical activity, and provide access to recreational programs and facilities. These amenities are integral to the overall well-being of individuals, families and communities. Our economic recovery is closely linked to the vitality of our local communities and their shared spaces.
  34. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, the Honourable Karina Gould, will join the Honourable Wayne Ewasko, Minister of Education & Early Childhood Learning of Manitoba, to announce additional support for recruitment, retention of Early Learning and Childcare workers across Manitoba.
  35. During Spring Break, from February 26 to March 20, the National Battlefields Commission invites young and old to take advantage of nature in the city and explore the Plains of Abraham, a true storybook of history.
  36. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Member of Parliament for Burlington, the Honourable Karina Gould, will virtually join British Columbia Minister’s, Minister Katrina Chen, Minister of State for Child Care and Minister Ravi Kahlon, Minister of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation to announce supports for ECEs workforce in the child care sector.
  37. Canadian cities and towns flourish when they have community public spaces to promote social interaction and physical activity, and provide access to recreational programs and facilities. These amenities are integral to the overall well-being of individuals, families and communities. Our economic recovery is closely linked to the vitality of our local communities and their shared spaces.
  38. The Government of Canada invests $100,000 in three community shared spaces to stimulate local economies, create jobs, and improve the quality of life of Canadians.
  39. Young people were among the hardest hit by the economic impacts of COVID-19 and the Government of Canada is ensuring their inclusion in all aspects of Canada’s economic recovery.
  40. The Government of Canada is launching a call for proposals (CFP) under the Canada Service Corps that will provide funding for diverse organizations across the country to support local action on federal priorities to improve the social, economic and environmental well-being of communities. This CFP identifies the engagement of Indigenous and under-served youth as a key program focus and the need to increase the level of participation of these youth in the program.
  41. Canadian cities and towns flourish when they have community public spaces to promote social interaction and physical activity, and provide access to recreational programs and facilities. These amenities are integral to the overall well-being of individuals, families and communities. Our economic recovery is closely linked to the vitality of our local communities and their shared spaces.
  42. The Government of Canada invests more than $880,000 in nine community shared spaces and two tourism businesses to stimulate local economies, create jobs, boost tourism, and improve the quality of life of Canadians.
  43. Mike Kelloway, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard and Member of Parliament for Cape Breton – Canso, will make a virtual announcement regarding support for the Riverdale Community Services Society.
  44. Canadian cities and towns flourish when they have community public spaces to promote social interaction and physical activity, and provide access to recreational programs and facilities. These amenities are integral to the overall well-being of individuals, families and communities. Our economic recovery is closely linked to the vitality of our local communities and their shared spaces.
  45. Kody Blois, Member of Parliament for Kings-Hants, will make a funding announcement regarding support for a community organization in Hants County.
  46. Minister of Families, Children and Social Development Karina Gould, along with the Prime Minister of Canada the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, will virtually join Premier of Nova Scotia Tim Houston and Nova Scotia Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development Becky Druhan, to make an early learning and child care announcement. Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Sean Fraser will also be in attendance.
  47. The Government of Canada is committed to protecting the health and safety of everyone in Canada from COVID-19. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the government has worked closely with vaccine manufacturers to negotiate the delivery of vaccines to Canada as quickly as possible.
  48. In 2018, the Government of Canada made a historic commitment toward reducing poverty through Opportunity for All—Canada’s First Poverty Reduction Strategy. The strategy included the creation of the National Advisory Council on Poverty and established ambitious poverty reduction targets aimed at building a Canada where every Canadian has a real and fair chance of success.
  49. Today, Canada’s Taxpayers’ Ombudsperson, François Boileau, announces that a service improvement request he made to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has been accepted. The request made was to improve the information it provides to those facing domestic violence, including those accessing the Canada child benefit (CCB).
  50. Parents and guardians of children with disabilities have always faced unique challenges in finding quality, affordable and inclusive child care options that meet the specific needs of their children, a reality that has been intensified by the COVID-19 pandemic. That is why the Government of Canada is determined to build an early learning and child care system that is inclusive from the start, giving all children an equal chance to succeed.