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  1. Today, the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, issued the following statement
  2. Every Canadian deserves to fully participate in all spheres of society, regardless of their gender identity or sexual orientation. Through its programs and policies, the Government of Canada is committed to protecting LGBTQ2 equality and continuing to address systemic discrimination.
  3. The Government of Canada is firmly committed to achieving gender equality. Recognizing the contributions of individuals who play a key role in that effort is essential, as their work can inspire others to make a difference in our country and around the world.
  4. Gender-based violence (GBV) is a significant barrier to achieving gender equality, and it is preventable. The Government of Canada is committed to preventing and addressing GBV in all its forms.
  5. Reminder - Parliamentary Secretary Brière to Announce Funding to Address Gender-Based Violence Towards Immigrant Women and Girls in Sherbrooke, Quebec
  6. Parliamentary Secretary Brière to Announce Funding to Address Gender-Based Violence Towards Immigrant Women and Girls in Sherbrooke, Quebec
  7. Today we are especially grateful to the Canadian Perinatal mental health coalition for their impressive advocacy raising public and professional awareness to ensure that people who experience pregnancy-related mental illness have access to the resources and supports they need.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. As Canada works to finish the fight against COVID-19, the government is committed to ensuring a strong, inclusive economic recovery that addresses systemic gaps and empowers women in the economy.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. Minister Ien launches Canada Summer Jobs hiring season
  14. Minister Gould announces Government of Canada investments in Early Learning Child Care in Alberta
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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 the economy, and build a Canada where nobody gets left behind. Today, the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, was joined by Peter Leclaire, Vice President Academic from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT), to highlight investments that will create good jobs and build a strong economy.
  20. Reminder - Minister Ien highlights investments to create good jobs and build a strong economy in Budget 2022
  21. 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
  22. Minister Ien highlights investments to create good jobs and build a strong economy in Budget 2022
  23. 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, the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, met with members of the YWCA Calgary to highlight Canada’s affordable housing strategy.
  24. The Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, today issued the following statement on the International Day of Pink.
  25. Reminder - Minister Ien highlights investments in affordable housing in Budget 2022
  26. Minister Ien highlights investments in affordable housing in Budget 2022
  27. 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, Iqwinder Gaheer, Member of Parliament of Mississauga-Malton and the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, met with Panela Baking Factory to highlight the government’s plan to grow the economy, create good middle-class jobs and show support for small and medium businesses as they grow.
  28. Reminder - Minister Ien highlights investments in economic growth and tax cuts for small and medium businesses in Budget 2022
  29. Minister Ien highlights investments in economic growth and tax cuts for small and medium businesses in Budget 2022
  30. 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.
  31. Reminder - Minister Ien highlights zero-emission vehicles and clean technology investments in Budget 2022
  32. Minister Ien highlights zero-emission vehicles and clean technology investments in Budget 2022
  33. The Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, issued the following statement today on the International Transgender Day of Visibility.
  34. Today, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, announced a new contribution agreement totalling $4.25 million for the Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub (WEKH), one of the pillars of the Women Entrepreneurship Strategy, a now $6 billion program to advance women’s economic empowerment. This funding will help the WEKH sustain its momentum, advancing its research and expanding its tools and resources to support diverse women entrepreneurs.
  35. The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, will deliver remarks at the Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub’s annual meeting.
  36. The Government of Canada is committed to championing gender equality and taking action to ensure that women and girls can succeed in Canada and around the world. The Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, led the Canadian delegation to the 66th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW66), which concluded today. The event was held between March 14 and 25, 2022, both virtually and in New York City.
  37. 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.
  38. The Government of Canada invests more than $274,000 in nine community shared spaces to stimulate local economies, create jobs, and improve the quality of life of Canadians.
  39. 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.
  40. The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Official Languages, and Minister responsible for ACOA, concluded a three-day visit to Boston where she championed Atlantic Canadian products and companies and met with New England business leaders to raise Atlantic Canada’s profile in the global marketplace.
  41. The Government of Canada is committed to championing gender equality and taking action to ensure that women and girls can succeed in Canada and around the world. Today, the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, is leading the Canadian delegation to the 66th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW). The UNCSW will be held March 14 to 25, 2022 both virtually and in New York City, New York.
  42. Minister Petitpas Taylor to attend 40th edition of Seafood Expo North America to promote Atlantic Canadian fish and seafood sector
  43. Organizations that provide training and vocational opportunities for people living with challenges help ensure that Canadians of all abilities have a chance to participate fully in the economy. That is why the Government of Canada is proud to help Corridor Community Options for Adults relocate and expand to increase offerings for its clients.
  44. The Government of Canada continues to be committed to advancing gender equality and women's economic empowerment.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. Today, the Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), announced a Government of Canada investment of $755,500 through the Jobs and Growth Fund (JGF) to Lubecore International Inc., to modernize and enhance operations at its manufacturing facility, create jobs, and lay the foundation for future growth.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Official Languages and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), issued a statement in recognition of International Women’s Day.