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  1. Today, the Honourable Terry Beech, Minister of Citizens’ Services joined the Honourable Harjit Sajjan, President of the King’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Emergency Preparedness and Minister Responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada to announce that eligible children under the age of 18 and adults with a valid Disability Tax Credit certificate can now apply for the Canadian Dental Care Plan.
  2. Today, the Honourable Kamal Khera, Minister of Diversity, Inclusion and Persons with Disabilities joined the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth and the Honourable Rechie Valdez, Minister of Small Business, to announce that eligible children under the age of 18 and adults with a valid Disability Tax Credit certificate can now apply for the Canadian Dental Care Plan.
  3. Today, the Honourable Jenna Sudds, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development announced that eligible children under the age of 18 and adults with a valid Disability Tax Credit certificate can now apply for the Canadian Dental Care Plan (CDCP).
  4. Agriculture is an important economic driver in rural Nova Scotia. The Government of Canada is investing to help a Cape Breton co-operative take innovative steps to connect farmers and producers to local markets.
  5. Today, the Honourable Kamal Khera, Minister of Diversity, Inclusion and Persons with Disabilities and the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, highlighted funding in Budget 2024 of $7.5 million over three years to support Kids Help Phone (KHP) in its work providing mental health, counselling, and crisis support to young people.
  6. The Minister of Diversity, Inclusion and Persons with Disabilities, the Honorable Kamal Khera, and the Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, the Honorable Marci Ien, will be in Mississauga to announce investments in mental health support and crisis services to children and young people in Canada.
  7. Our communities thrive when residents and visitors of all abilities can enjoy public spaces. The Government of Canada has invested to help make a community park and trail more accessible.
  8. Get ready to blast off with the 2024 TD Summer Reading Club!
  9. Climate comfort centres play an essential role during extreme weather events, offering residents a place to shelter, charge devices, use the internet, and check in with family and friends.
  10. By providing a space where people can feel safe, supported, and connected during times of upheaval and uncertainty, climate comfort centres help communities recover more quickly once the crisis has passed.
  11. Cape Breton Island is focused on preserving and promoting its unique Highland history and heritage, and keeping the culture alive for residents and visitors. The Government of Canada is investing in improvements to the Gaelic College campus in St. Anns.
  12. Every child deserves the best start in life. But for young families, including Millennial and Gen Z parents in Kanata and across the country, the costs of child care can add up to a second rent or mortgage payment. This makes it harder to start and support a family, and as a result, parents—especially moms—often face impossible choices between their careers and child care fees.
  13. New exhibits and extensive restoration completed at former Sir John A. Macdonald residence.
  14. During a three-day visit to Cape Breton that coincided with Atlantic Official Languages Week and Gaelic Nova Scotia Month, Darrell Samson, the Member of Parliament for Sackville—Preston—Chezzetcook and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Rural Economic Development and Minister responsible for ACOA, met with educators, arts administrators, and economic development leaders to discuss the region’s unique cultural heritage, as well as its competitive advantages, challenges, and plans for future growth.
  15. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Jenna Sudds, will deliver remarks during the opening event of a new location in Kanata, Ontario.
  16. Enhanced Visitor Information Centre reopens and ready to welcome visitors
  17. Every child deserves the best start in life. But for young families, including Millennial and Gen Z parents, the costs of child care can add up to a second rent or mortgage payment. This makes it harder to start and support a family, and as a result, parents—especially moms—often face impossible choices between their careers and child care fees.
  18. Every child deserves the best start in life. But for young families, including Millennial and Gen Z parents, the costs of child care can add up to a second rent or mortgage payment. This makes it harder to start and support a family, and as a result, parents—especially moms—often face impossible choices between their careers and child care fees.
  19. Bellevue House National Historic Site reopening with new exhibits and programming
  20. Government of Canada will make an important announcement regarding early learning and child care in New Brunswick
  21. Every child deserves the best start in life. But for young families, including Millennial and Gen Z parents, the costs of child care can add up to a second rent or mortgage payment.
  22. Building more child care spaces for families in Quebec
  23. Every child deserves the best start in life. But for young families, including Millennial and Gen Z parents, the costs of child care can add up to a second rent or mortgage payment. This makes it harder to start and support a family, and as a result, parents—especially moms—often face impossible choices between their careers and child care fees.
  24. Government of Canada will make an important announcement regarding Early Learning and Child Care in Manitoba
  25. Today is World Maternal Mental Health Day, a day to shine a light on the significant mental health challenges many women experience during pregnancy and after giving birth.
  26. 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
  27. 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.
  28. Minister Anand and Minister MacKinnon to make an important announcement related to affordability for families
  29. The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, will make an announcement on the Government of Canada’s investments in early education and child care.
  30. Minister Hutchings and Minister Petitpas Taylor to announce support for childcare
  31. Every family in Canada deserves access to high-quality child care when they need it and at a price that won’t break the bank.
  32. Bill C-35, An Act respecting early learning and child care in Canada, was introduced in the House of Commons on December 8, 2022.
  33. Too many families across Canada lack access to high-quality, affordable, flexible and inclusive child care. That’s why the Government of Canada is working with provinces and territories, including Alberta, to provide families in Canada with $10-a-day, on average, regulated child care for children up to kindergarden age by March 2026. This is a plan to make life more affordable, create new jobs, get parents—especially mothers—back into the workforce, grow the middle class, and offer each child the best possible start in life.
  34. The Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Official Languages, will join the Honourable Matt Jones, Minister of Jobs, Economy and Trade for Alberta, to announce a fee reduction for licensed child care in Alberta.
  35. When Hurricane Fiona wreaked havoc on cities and towns along the Atlantic coast, the Government of Canada responded quickly with programs designed to help the region with long-term recovery efforts and adaptations to help businesses and communities recover, restore and rebuild for the future.
  36. Hurricane Fiona was an unprecedented storm that wreaked havoc along the Atlantic coast, causing damage to businesses, communities and non-profit organizations. The Government of Canada recognizes the need to rebuild and adapt to future weather events, and is investing $6,437,005 in non-repayable contributions through ACOA’s Hurricane Fiona Recovery Fund (HFRF) program to fund five projects that will restore and upgrade infrastrcuture.
  37. 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.
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  39. 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.
  40. Families across Canada know that affordable child care is not a luxury—it is a necessity. That is why the Government of Canada is working with provincial, territorial and Indigenous partners to implement a Canada-wide early learning and child care system that will bring fees for regulated child care across the country down to $10 a day on average for children five years of age and younger by March 2026.
  41. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Jenna Sudds, will join Northwest Territories’ Minister of Education, Culture and Employment, Caitlin Cleveland, for an announcement in Yellowknife.
  42. Families across Canada know that affordable child care is not a luxury—it is a necessity. That is why the Government of Canada is working with provincial, territorial and Indigenous partners to implement a Canada-wide early learning and child care (ELCC) system that will bring fees for regulated child care across the country down to $10-a-day on average by March 2026.
  43. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, the Honourable Jenna Sudds, will join Nova Scotia’s Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, the Honourable Becky Druhan, to announce an early learning and child care action plan in Halifax.
  44. The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Physical Activity, will join the Honourable Mitzi Dean, British Columbia’s Minister of State for Child Care, to announce that additional child care spaces will move into the $10-a-Day ChildCareBC program.
  45. Today, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut David Saint-Jacques and CSA mission scientist Patrick Hill will participate in a geology webinar for nearly 4,000 Canadian students in grades 9 to 12. It will be about rocks, both in space and on Earth, and the geology training that astronauts take in preparation for future lunar missions.
  46. The next generation of innovators will be critical to finding forward-thinking, sustainable solutions to address the challenges of a swiftly changing world. In Nova Scotia, the Government of Canada is helping Cape Breton University develop the high-quality educational infrastructure needed to advance important research and learning, and help future innovators reach their full potential.
  47. 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 an announcement regarding funding for Cape Breton University.
  48. Climate comfort centres play an essential role during extreme weather events, offering residents a place to shelter, charge devices, use the internet, and check in with family and friends.
  49. Families across Canada know that affordable child care is not a luxury—it is a necessity. That is why the Government of Canada is working with provincial, territorial and Indigenous partners to implement a Canada-wide early learning and child care system that will bring fees for regulated child care across the country down to $10-a-day on average by March 2026.
  50. Minister Sudds to make child care announcement in Prince Edward Island