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  1. The tourism and hospitality sector is a key economic driver and job creator, especially for young Canadians. That is why the Government of Canada is taking action to help youth prepare for careers in this growing part of the economy.
  2. The Youth Employment and Skills Strategy (YESS) is a horizontal Government of Canada initiative delivered in collaboration with 12 federal departments, agencies and Crown corporations, including Employment and Social Development Canada. 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. Employment and Social Development Canada’s YESS program provides opportunities and supports, such as mentorship, access to computers and access to mental health supports, all aimed at helping youth who face barriers to enter the labour market.
  3. Canada has much to offer visitors: breathtaking landscapes and wide-open spaces, diverse and inclusive experiences, and welcoming people from coast to coast to coast who provide outstanding service. Combined with a strong focus on health and safety and high vaccination against COVID-19, Canada is among the most alluring and smartest destination choices.
  4. Removing barriers to postsecondary education is integral to having a representative and diverse research community in Canada. To advance Indigenous training and build Indigenous research capacity in Canada, support for First Nations, Inuit and Métis students is key.
  5. The Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, Marci Ien, and the Minister of Seniors, Kamal Khera, issued the following statement to commemorate this year’s International Youth Day theme: Intergenerational Solidarity.
  6. Providing opportunities for young graduates and connecting organizations and businesses with a skilled and enthusiastic workforce is precisely what the Government of Canada’s internship initiative is helping to accomplish in Northern Ontario.
  7. Fostering economic development, boosting tourism, and promoting Atlantic Canada’s unique places and experiences are key to building strong communities. The Government of Canada is investing in the Town of Port Hawkesbury to re-invigorate its waterfront, creating new business opportunities and a welcoming, accessible space for residents and visitors to explore.
  8. Mike Kelloway, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard and Member of Parliament for Cape Breton – Canso, will announce support to re-energize the waterfront in Port Hawkesbury.
  9. A post-secondary education, such as a trade school, college, polytechnic or university, is essential to the future career and long-term success to which students, including students with disabilities, aspire. That is why the Government of Canada continues to improve supports under the Canada Student Financial Assistance Program (CSFA Program) for students with disabilities.
  10. The CBSA gives tips this Civic Holiday long weekend for a smoother trip for travellers
  11. The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Official Languages and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), and the Honourable Andrew Furey, Premier Newfoundland and Labrador, will hold a press conference following a meeting of the Atlantic Growth Strategy Leadership Committee.
  12. Atlantic Canada’s main streets, downtowns, neighbourhoods and parks are vibrant spaces where people gather to enjoy all that our urban and rural communities have to offer. After more than two years of the pandemic, people are once again looking to frequent local businesses and rediscover their communities. As a result, organizations, business and tourism operators are developing fresh approaches and innovative ways to bring people back.
  13. Atlantic Canada’s main streets, downtowns, neighbourhoods and parks are vibrant spaces where people gather to enjoy all that our urban and rural communities have to offer. After more than two years of the pandemic, people are once again looking to frequent local businesses and rediscover their communities. As a result, organizations, business and tourism operators are developing fresh approaches and innovative ways to bring people back.
  14. The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Official Languages and Minister responsible for ACOA, will announce support for three projects in Colchester County to help the region boost tourism and create growth opportunities for local businesses.
  15. Young people and students have a pivotal role to play in Canada’s economic recovery and future growth. In the run-up to World Youth Skills Day on July 15, the Government of Canada is highlighting the importance of equipping young people with the skills they need and remains committed to helping them gain relevant experience for an evolving job market.
  16. Young people and students have a pivotal role to play in Canada’s economic recovery and future growth. In the run-up to World Youth Skills Day on July 15, the Government of Canada is highlighting the importance of equipping young people with the skills they need and remains committed to helping them gain relevant experience for an evolving job market.
  17. 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.
  18. Government of Canada to announce support for a community organization in Hammonds Plains
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. Halifax County will benefit from infrastructure and energy efficiency upgrades to help bring people back to public spaces
  22. Darrell Samson, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs, Associate Minister of National Defence and Member of Parliament for Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook, will make virtual announcements regarding support for four community organizations.
  23. June is ALS Awareness Month and I want to extend my support to the approximately 3,000 Canadians living with ALS, or Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. The Government of Canada is committed to working with the ALS community to bring hope and a better quality of life to patients and their families.
  24. Government of Canada to make an announcement on innovative Early Learning and Child Care practices in Manitoba
  25. Government of Canada to announce support for community infrastructure in Dartmouth
  26. Building a barrier-free country is a key priority for the Government of Canada. That is why it is working closely with provincial, territorial and Indigenous partners to create an early learning and child care system that is high quality, affordable, accessible and inclusive. These efforts will help ensure that all families in Canada – including those with children with disabilities – have access to child care that is adapted to their needs, and inclusive from the start.
  27. Today, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) announced that it will host Canada’s first Nuclear Energy Agency International Mentorship Workshop in May 2023. The event will be co-chaired by CNSC President Rumina Velshi and Curve Lake First Nation Chief Emily Whetung.
  28. More than $175 million in funding will support research that addresses environmental inequality, economic sustainability and Indigenous language revitalization
  29. Today, the Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), announced over $9.8 million through the Major Festivals and Events Support Initiative (MFESI) in support of Ottawa Bluesfest and more than $250,000 for three tourism businesses through the Tourism Relief Fund (TRF).
  30. The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, will announce a federal investment as part of the third phase of the CanCode program.
  31. Every day, Canadian researchers stand at the forefront of discoveries and research breakthroughs reflecting the excellence that makes up Canada’s thriving research ecosystem. That’s why the Government of Canada continues to invest in Canadian researchers, the drivers of innovation that will help to shape a healthier and more prosperous economy, environment and community.
  32. Canada’s economy and future prosperity depends on young people being able to get good, well-paying jobs now and into the future. That is why the Government of Canada is making historic investments in young people, to ensure they have the supports, skills and opportunities needed to build long and successful careers.
  33. The YESS, which is delivered by 12 departments and agencies across the Government of Canada, aims to provide more flexible employment services and enhanced supports to all young Canadians. Funding is provided to organizations that deliver a range of activities to help youth overcome barriers to employment and develop a broad range of skills and knowledge in order to participate in the current and future labour market. In 2021-22, the YESS Program helped about 45,000 youth.
  34. The Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, Jenna Sudds, will be in Moncton to highlight Youth Employment and Skills Strategy projects in New Brunswick.
  35. 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).
  36. 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.
  37. 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).
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. Minister Ien launches Canada Summer Jobs hiring season
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. 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