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  1. As was announced on July 19, the Government of Canada will allow fully vaccinated foreign nationals meeting the conditions to enter Canada for discretionary (non-essential) purposes starting on September 7, 2021
  2. On August 17, 2021, Rumina Velshi, CNSC President and CEO, delivered remarks at the Palo Verde Women in Nuclear Leadership Symposium. In her remarks, she discussed the essential role that leaders play in the success of diversity and inclusion efforts. The fundamentals of nuclear safety – including safety culture and emergency preparedness – are better achieved by diverse teams who bring forward a variety of perspectives.
  3. The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is committed to protecting Canadians and permanent residents from unethical immigration consultants. Today, following an extensive criminal investigation, the CBSA announced charges related to an alleged sophisticated for-profit misrepresentation and immigration fraud operation in Calgary.
  4. On June 26, 2021, Rumina Velshi, CNSC President and CEO, delivered remarks at the World Nuclear University Strategic Leadership Academy. In her remarks, she outlined the important role leaders play in fostering a strong and robust safety culture, and in ensuring that diversity and inclusion efforts succeed. She encouraged future leaders to demonstrate agility, always be prepared for the unexpected and make timely decisions.
  5. Canada’s economic recovery depends on young people being able to get good, well-paying jobs now and into the future. This is why the Government of Canada continues to make historic investments in young people, to ensure they have the supports and opportunities needed to build long and successful careers.
  6. The Youth Employment and Skills Strategy (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.
  7. Young people, especially students, were among the hardest hit when the pandemic struck. 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. Since the start of the pandemic, the Government has created over 300,000 youth and student employment opportunities to ensure young Canadians do not become a lost generation.
  8. The Student Work Placement Program supports partnerships between industry and post-secondary education institutions to create quality work-integrated learning opportunities for post-secondary students so that they can develop the work-ready skills that are required to secure meaningful employment upon graduation.
  9. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a tremendous impact on Canada’s youth, with many seeing their summer jobs, internships and graduation plans disappear. To help them during this unprecedented time, the Government of Canada has introduced supports for youth, including more than 300,000 employment opportunities for youth and students, since the beginning of the pandemic.
  10. The Minister of of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Marie-Claude Bibeau, will announce how the Government of Canada will continue to support access to work experience placements for postsecondary students in Quebec.
  11. The Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough; the Canada Employment Insurance Commission’s (CEIC) Commissioner for Workers, Pierre Laliberté; and the CEIC’s Commissioner for Employers, Nancy Healey, issued the statement below today on the launch of consultations on modernizing the Employment Insurance program. The online survey will open on Monday, August 9, 2021, at canada.ca/ei-consultations. The survey is scheduled to run until Friday, October 8, 2021
  12. Government of Canada highlights investments in young Canadians through the Student Work Placement Program
  13. Young people were among the hardest hit when the pandemic struck. 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. With that goal in mind came the creation of over 300,000 youth and student jobs since the start of the pandemic and the Canada Emergency Student Benefit, which provided income support for over 700,000 students last summer.
  14. The Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough, will meet with young people from Boys and Girls Clubs Canada to discuss Canada Summer Jobs opportunities for youth across Canada.
  15. Young people have been among the hardest hit throughout the pandemic – experiencing more job losses than any other age demographic. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the Government has moved swiftly to implement a number of measures to ensure students and recent grads have access to the financial assistance they need to help support their post-secondary education. These measures included the historic Canada Emergency Student Benefit, which provided income support to over 700,000 students last summer and the creation of over 300,000 youth and student employment opportunities since the start of the pandemic.
  16. The Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough, will announce how the Government of Canada will continue to support access to post-secondary education.
  17. Today, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, launched the third phase of CanCode and highlighted an $80-million federal investment in the program. CanCode 3.0 is seeking applications for projects that will provide students from kindergarten to grade 12 with the opportunity to learn the in-demand digital skills that will prepare them for future jobs. The program also aims to provide 120,000 teachers with training opportunities so they can incorporate new digital skills and technologies into their classrooms.
  18. Canada’s economic recovery depends on young people being able to get good, well-paying jobs now and into the future. This is why the Government of Canada continues to make historic investments in young people, to ensure they have the supports and opportunities needed to build long and successful careers.
  19. The Minister of Labour, Filomena Tassi, will meet virtually with Choices for Youth in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, to discuss their project funding. She will be joined by the Minister of Natural Resources, Seamus O’Regan, and the Minister Responsible for Labour of Newfoundland and Labrador, Bernard Davis.