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  1. Today, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, announced the winners of the 2022 Storytellers Challenge. This announcement celebrates the top five postsecondary students who captivated and inspired Canadians with short stories about research funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).
  2. Community-based research is critical to better understanding the causes and persistence of systemic racism and to addressing disparities related to race, gender and other forms of diversity. That’s why the Government of Canada supports research focused on the lived experiences of people from underrepresented and disadvantaged groups.
  3. To support post-secondary students during this challenging time, today, Jenica Atwin, Member of Parliament for Fredericton, announced on behalf of the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health, an investment of $2 million for a three-year Campus Peer Support pilot project led by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA).
  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. 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.
  10. Minister Ien launches Canada Summer Jobs hiring season
  11. 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.
  12. Through Budget 2022: A Plan to Grow Our Economy and Make Life More Affordable, the Government of Canada will make targeted and responsible investments to create good jobs, grow the economy, and build a Canada where nobody gets left behind. Today, Gary Anandasangaree, Member of Parliament for Scarborough Rouge Park and the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, visited the Malvern Family Resource Centre to highlight investments that will support making life more affordable for Canadians.
  13. Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, for an important announcement highlighting Budget 2022’s investments to make life more affordable for Canadians.
  14. Minister Ien highlights investments to make life more affordable in Budget 2022. Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, for an important announcement highlighting Budget 2022’s investments to make life more affordable for Canadians.
  15. On April 13, 2022, Rumina Velshi, CNSC President and CEO, delivered keynote remarks at the 2022 Canadian Nuclear Association conference. She spoke about the CNSC’s readiness to regulate small modular reactors (SMRs) and highlighted areas of focus for the successful deployment of SMRs in Canada.
  16. 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
  17. Through Budget 2022: A Plan to Grow Our Economy and Make Life More Affordable, the Government of Canada will make targeted and responsible investments to create good jobs, grow the economy, and build a Canada where nobody gets left behind. Today, Yvan Baker, Member of Parliament for Etobicoke Centre, and the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, met with Baka Mobile to hear about their environmentally conscious company policies and highlight commitments to reaching net-zero emissions by making the switch to zero-emission vehicles more affordable.
  18. Reminder - Minister Ien highlights zero-emission vehicles and clean technology investments in Budget 2022
  19. Minister Ien highlights zero-emission vehicles and clean technology investments in Budget 2022
  20. On April 5, 2022, Rumina Velshi, CNSC President and CEO, delivered remarks at the United States Nuclear Industry Council Advanced Reactor Summit in Idaho. She provided an overview of the CNSC’s small modular reactor (SMR) readiness activities, including capacity building and pre-licensing activities. She also highlighted the importance of international harmonization and collaboration.
  21. The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) is accepting applications for the 2022 Chad Bradley Scholarship Award.
  22. Saint-Hyacinthe-based multiservice centre receives a total of $3,840,000 in financial support from CED.
  23. Research that takes risks has the power to push the boundaries of innovation and change the way we think about and address issues that impact Canadians. That is why the Government of Canada continues to invest in cutting-edge, novel, interdisciplinary research with the potential to benefit Canadians across virtually all sectors of our economy and our society.
  24. 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 virtual announcements regarding support for nine community organizations.
  25. The Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough, will participate in a Facebook live event with President of Vancouver Island University, Dr. Deborah (Deb) Saucier and other representatives to discuss the Canada Learning Bond and how more young Canadians and parents can access this support.
  26. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, the Honourable Karina Gould, will join the Honourable Premier Andrew Furey, and the Honourable Tom Osborne, Minister of Education, to provide an update on Pre-Kindergarten and the Early Learning and Child Care Action Plan across Newfoundland and Labrador.
  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. The Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, will deliver remarks during a ceremony to honour the recipients of the Governor General’s Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case. The Governor General will celebrate four Canadians who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of gender equality.
  30. Today, the Honourable François Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, announced the launch of the National Research Council of Canada's (NRC) Arctic and Northern Challenge program. With an initial investment of over $20 million to fund research projects over the next 7 years, the program is committed to prioritizing northern-led research projects that have a strong focus on Northern capacity building.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. Kody Blois, Member of Parliament for Kings-Hants, will make a funding announcement regarding support for a community organization in Mount Uniacke.
  34. Statement by the Minister of Natural Resources on the Evolving Situation in Ukraine
  35. Building accessible and inclusive communities, where persons with disabilities have equal opportunities to thrive and succeed, will be an essential part of Canada’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. That is why the Government of Canada is supporting community projects to provide greater access and opportunities for persons with disabilities.
  36. 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.
  37. 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 two virtual announcements regarding support for two community organizations.
  38. Jaime Battiste, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Member of Parliament for Sydney-Victoria, will make a virtual announcement regarding support for Cape Breton Regional Municipality.
  39. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on young job seekers, with marginalized youth continuing to be among those most disproportionately impacted. Canada’s employers are also facing extraordinary challenges hiring the staff that they need to help recover from the economic crisis caused by COVID-19. That is why our government is taking action to ensure that Canadian employers and young people have the supports they need to succeed, which is key to economic recovery.
  40. Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) is part of the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy, a federal commitment to help young people gain employment information, skills and experience. This program aims to support young people, particularly those from communities facing barriers to employment, as they transition into the labour market.
  41. Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, will be accompanied by her Parliamentary Secretary, Jenna Sudds, to announce the launch of the employer application period for the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) 2022 program.
  42. Day in and day out, educators across Canada are nurturing a culture of curiosity and encouraging young people to ask questions, to dream and to think outside the box.