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  1. Terry Beech, Member of Parliament for Burnaby North–Seymour and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, accompanied by Ron McKinnon, Member of Parliament for Coquitlam–Port Coquitlam, will announce Youth Employment and Skills Strategy funding for projects that will help youth overcome barriers in the workforce.
  2. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Canada’s young people—particularly young Canadians with disabilities—have been among the most affected. During National AccessAbility Week, it is important to recognize the many contributions that Canadians with disabilities have made and continue to make in our communities, and to ensure that they have the tools they need to succeed now and into the future.
  3. The Supports for Student Learning Program funds youth-serving organizations at the national, regional and local levels to provide Canadian learners with the supports needed to graduate high school, transition to and succeed in post-secondary education.
  4. The YESS is a Government of Canada initiative delivered in collaboration with 11 federal departments and agencies, including Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC). Through the YESS, the Government of Canada helps young people, particularly those facing barriers to employment, get the information and gain the skills, work experience and abilities they need to make a successful transition into the labour market. ESDC’s YESS program supports organizations that provide job placements and skills development services to young people, as well as a broad range of supports such as job coaching, mental health support, clothes for job interviews, day care services for parents and subsidized Internet access to help with job searches.
  5. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a tremendous impact on all Canadians, and young people—particularly young people with disabilities—have been especially affected. That is why the Government of Canada continues to make historic investments to ensure that they have the supports and opportunities needed to build long and successful careers.
  6. The Enabling Accessibility Fund supports the capital costs of construction and renovations related to improving physical accessibility and safety for people with disabilities in Canadian communities and workplaces.
  7. The Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site officially kicks off 2021 navigation season, commemorating 101 years of through navigation.
  8. Waterton Lakes National Park officially kicks off 2021 summer season.
  9. The pandemic has affected all Canadians over the past year, and families, children and youth have been among those most negatively impacted. Adapting to working remotely for some, adjusting to on-line school for others, and the lack of connection with friends, extended family and other social networks have created significant additional pressures on families.
  10. Bar U Ranch National Historic Site has kicked off its 2021 visitor season and there’s room to roam.
  11. From July 26 to 30, 2021, 52 young Canadians from across the country will virtually join astronauts, engineers and scientists from the Canadian Space Agency for an exciting week of space training.
  12. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Ahmed Hussen, accompanied by Peter Fragiskatos, Member of Parliament for London North Centre, and Kate Young, Member of Parliament for London West, will announce the launch of two calls for proposals. These proposals will fund projects that support the most vulnerable people in communities across Canada.
  13. Parks Canada sites in western Newfoundland and southern Labrador ready to officially kick off the 2021 visitor season.
  14. Parks Canada sites in Eastern Newfoundland officially kick off 2021 summer visitor season beginning on May 21 with the opening of Terra Nova National Park
  15. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a tremendous impact on all Canadians, but especially on young Canadians. That is why the Government of Canada continues to make historic investments to ensure that youth have the supports and opportunities they need to build long and successful careers.
  16. More than ever, Canadians are relying on a good Internet connection for work, school, finances and health care, making access to high-quality and affordable services essential.
  17. Minister Lebouthillier to announce investments under Canada Summer Jobs
  18. Fundy National Park officially kicks off its 2021 summer season on May 21st.
  19. Riding Mountain National Park officially kicks off 2021 summer visitor season on May 21, 2021.
  20. Parks Canada’s 2021 visitor season begins this weekend
  21. Major renovations and development at local ski hill brings investment and jobs to Ingonish
  22. The Minister of Labour, Filomena Tassi, issued the following statement for Mental Health Week.
  23. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a tremendous impact on all Canadians, but especially on young Canadians. That is why the Government of Canada continues to make historic investments to ensure that youth have the supports and opportunities they need to build long and successful careers.
  24. Starting Friday April 23, parents and children will be able to enjoy nature on the Plains of Abraham through entertaining activities offered in a no-contact pick-up setup – in a completely safe way.
  25. The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will attend a virtual event hosted by the Boys and Girls Club, to speak with early childhood educators and families in York Region on key measures in Budget 2021.
  26. The importance of accessible, affordable and high-quality child care has never been more evident than during the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s why the Government of Canada and the Government of Nova Scotia worked together during a challenging year to ensure families continued to have access to the affordable, high-quality and safe early learning and child care opportunities their children need to succeed.
  27. The YESS is a Government of Canada initiative delivered in collaboration with 11 federal departments and agencies, including Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC). Through the YESS, the Government of Canada helps young people, particularly those facing barriers to employment, get the information and gain the skills, work experience and abilities they need to make a successful transition into the labour market. ESDC’s YESS program supports organizations that provide job placements and skills development services to young people, as well as a broad range of supports such as job coaching, mental health support, clothes for job interviews, day care services for parents and subsidized Internet access to help with job searches.
  28. Child care is not a luxury, it’s a necessity. The COVID-19 pandemic has only exacerbated the real social and economic challenges faced by families in Northwest Territories, particularly with children staying home and parents being unable to return to the workforce.
  29. The Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough, and the Minister of National Revenue, Diane Lebouthillier, today issued the following statement in response to the Auditor General’s report on the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB):
  30. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Ahmed Hussen, will discuss how the Government of Canada is supporting child care in the Northwest Territories. He will be joined by the Minister of Education, Culture and Employment of the Northwest Territories, R.J. Simpson. They will be accompanied by Member of Parliament for the Northwest Territories, Michael McLeod.
  31. The Government of Canada knows that vulnerable populations have been disproportionally impacted by COVID-19. That is why the government introduced measures to provide support to Canadians through Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan, and why it remains committed to ensuring every Canadian has a fair and equal chance to succeed.
  32. The Government of Canada will respond to the first reports related to COVID‑19 and the report on Investing in Canada Plan from the Auditor General of Canada.
  33. Child care is not a luxury, it’s a necessity. The COVID-19 pandemic has only exacerbated the real social and economic challenges faced by Saskatchewanian families, particularly with children staying home and parents being unable to return to the workforce.
  34. Childcare is not a luxury – it’s a necessity. The COVID-19 pandemic has only increased the social and economic challenges faced by Manitoban families, particularly those where parents are unable to return to work due to child care needs.
  35. Minister Carr and Minister Squires to make a virtual announcement on early learning and child care in Manitoba