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  1. 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.
  2. The Government of Canada invests more than $880,000 in nine community shared spaces and two tourism businesses to stimulate local economies, create jobs, boost tourism, and improve the quality of life of Canadians.
  3. 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 a virtual announcement regarding support for the Riverdale Community Services Society.
  4. 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.
  5. Diversity is Canada’s strength. The Government of Canada celebrates all cultures and all people, and by removing barriers to employment, helps create work environments where every Canadian has a fair and equal chance to reach their full potential.
  6. Throughout 2021, ACOA remained focused on the Government of Canada’s commitment to fight COVID-19 and its economic impacts, providing targeted sector support to help the region recover and rebuild a more resilient, inclusive economy for all Atlantic Canadians.
  7. In 2021, between January 1 and December 31, the Government of Canada, through ACOA invested more than $314 million in targeted support to help the region rebuild and recover from COVID-19, stimulate local economies, protect and create jobs, and grow an inclusive and resilient economy for all Atlantic Canadians.
  8. Today, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, announced a call for proposals for new projects under the Women Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Fund, one of the initiatives of the $6 billion Women Entrepreneurship Strategy (WES). She was joined by the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth; Arif Virani, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development; and representatives of organizations that have received WES support, Christine Nakamura, Vice-President of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, and Alida Burke, COO of Growcer.
  9. The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, will make an announcement about the Women Entrepreneurship Strategy Ecosystem Fund. The Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, and Arif Virani, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, will also participate in the event. A media availability will follow the announcement.
  10. Black Canadian business owners and entrepreneurs make important contributions to the Canadian economy, yet they continue to face systemic racism and obstacles to starting and growing their businesses.
  11. Today, Canada’s Taxpayers’ Ombudsperson, François Boileau, announces that a service improvement request he made to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has been accepted. The request made was to improve the information it provides to those facing domestic violence, including those accessing the Canada child benefit (CCB).
  12. On November 26, 2021, the Government of Canada introduced amendments to the Criminal Code to enhance protections for health care workers and ensure everyone has safe and unobstructed access to health care.
  13. Amendments to the Canada Labour Code to provide ten days of paid sick leave
  14. The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, today issued the following statement.
  15. Canada Emergency Response Benefit Advance Payment
  16. Today, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, issued the following statement in celebration of Women’s Entrepreneurship Day:
  17. The Government of Canada is committed to fighting anti-Asian racism and ensuring inclusion and representation through policies and concrete actions.