News for Youth

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  1. The Government of Canada is creating generational fairness by creating opportunities for young Canadians to get the skills they need for well-paying jobs. Canada
  2. Government of Canada to make an announcement about Canada Summer Jobs
  3. Agriculture is an important economic driver in rural Nova Scotia. The Government of Canada is investing to help a Cape Breton co-operative take innovative steps to connect farmers and producers to local markets.
  4. Our communities thrive when residents and visitors of all abilities can enjoy public spaces. The Government of Canada has invested to help make a community park and trail more accessible.
  5. Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister, Special Advisor for Water, and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, on behalf of the Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister responsible for PrairiesCan and Member of Parliament for Saint Boniface – Saint Vital, will announce federal support for the Dakota Community Centre at the grand opening of the Fitness Playground.
  6. Get ready to blast off with the 2024 TD Summer Reading Club!
  7. Climate comfort centres play an essential role during extreme weather events, offering residents a place to shelter, charge devices, use the internet, and check in with family and friends.
  8. By providing a space where people can feel safe, supported, and connected during times of upheaval and uncertainty, climate comfort centres help communities recover more quickly once the crisis has passed.
  9. Cape Breton Island is focused on preserving and promoting its unique Highland history and heritage, and keeping the culture alive for residents and visitors. The Government of Canada is investing in improvements to the Gaelic College campus in St. Anns.
  10. New exhibits and extensive restoration completed at former Sir John A. Macdonald residence.
  11. During a three-day visit to Cape Breton that coincided with Atlantic Official Languages Week and Gaelic Nova Scotia Month, Darrell Samson, the Member of Parliament for Sackville—Preston—Chezzetcook and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Rural Economic Development and Minister responsible for ACOA, met with educators, arts administrators, and economic development leaders to discuss the region’s unique cultural heritage, as well as its competitive advantages, challenges, and plans for future growth.
  12. Enhanced Visitor Information Centre reopens and ready to welcome visitors
  13. Federal and provincial investments are helping to grow and strengthen PEI’s entrepreneurial ecosystem
  14. Bellevue House National Historic Site reopening with new exhibits and programming
  15. The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) is proud to announce its second annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Workshop for Indigenous Girls, which is taking place in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, from May 13 to 16.
  16. Today, the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) announced the winners of the national 2024 Focus on Safety Youth Video Contest during the national launch of Safety and Health Week.
  17. Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) is part of the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy, a horizontal federal initiative that supports youth aged 15 to 30—particularly those facing barriers to employment— to gain work experience and develop the skills they need to successfully transition into the labour market.
  18. Backgrounder: Decision by the independent Commission on the applicability of the environmental assessment for the Darlington New Nuclear Project to Ontario Power Generation’s selected reactor technology
  19. Today, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) announced the Commission’s decision that the existing environmental assessment (EA) for the Darlington New Nuclear Project (DNNP) is applicable to the reactor technology selected by Ontario Power Generation (OPG), the General Electric Hitachi BWRX300 reactor.
  20. Minister Boissonnault to make an announcement in Saskatoon on Budget 2024 measures that support students
  21. The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) is accepting applications for the 2024 Chad Bradley Scholarship Award.
  22. When Hurricane Fiona wreaked havoc on cities and towns along the Atlantic coast, the Government of Canada responded quickly with programs designed to help the region with long-term recovery efforts and adaptations to help businesses and communities recover, restore and rebuild for the future.
  23. Hurricane Fiona was an unprecedented storm that wreaked havoc along the Atlantic coast, causing damage to businesses, communities and non-profit organizations. The Government of Canada recognizes the need to rebuild and adapt to future weather events, and is investing $6,437,005 in non-repayable contributions through ACOA’s Hurricane Fiona Recovery Fund (HFRF) program to fund five projects that will restore and upgrade infrastrcuture.
  24. Jaime Battiste, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Member of Parliament for Sydney – Victoria, will announce support for five projects in Cape Breton County to help recover, repair and rebuild their facilities.
  25. When young people have access to the supports needed to complete their studies and achieve their career goals, then communities, the economy and all of Canada thrive. That is why the Government of Canada continues to make meaningful investments in youth through its comprehensive array of youth programming.
  26. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Jenna Sudds, will join Northwest Territories’ Minister of Education, Culture and Employment, Caitlin Cleveland, for an announcement in Yellowknife.
  27. Families across Canada know that affordable child care is not a luxury—it is a necessity. That is why the Government of Canada is working with provincial, territorial and Indigenous partners to implement a Canada-wide early learning and child care (ELCC) system that will bring fees for regulated child care across the country down to $10-a-day on average by March 2026.
  28. Today, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut David Saint-Jacques and CSA mission scientist Patrick Hill will participate in a geology webinar for nearly 4,000 Canadian students in grades 9 to 12. It will be about rocks, both in space and on Earth, and the geology training that astronauts take in preparation for future lunar missions.
  29. Over $8.8 million through PrairiesCan will help connect youth and underrepresented Canadians to new career opportunities across diverse sectors
  30. Over $8.8 million through PrairiesCan will help connect youth and underrepresented Canadians to new career opportunities across diverse sectors
  31. When young people have the skills and experience they need to join the workforce, communities and the economy both benefit. That is why the Government of Canada supports youth at every stage of their journey towards a bright future through its comprehensive array of youth programming, that includes Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ).
  32. Good social policy cannot be created in a vacuum – it must be informed by both professional expertise and lived experience. This is why the Government of Canada’s Opportunity For All – Canada’s First Poverty Reduction Strategy commits to the formation of a National Advisory Council on Poverty to provide advice on how the federal government can best address and reduce the impact of poverty on our citizens.
  33. Government of Canada contributes to designs for renovation to beloved building
  34. When young people are learning, working and succeeding, our communities from coast to coast to coast benefit. That is why the Government of Canada continues to invest heavily in youth through its comprehensive array of youth programming to provide skills training, job placement and service opportunities.
  35. Canadian youth are among the brightest and hardest working in the world, and they are focused on building a better future for themselves and their communities. To build a solid foundation, young people are eager to join the job market and earn money from meaningful employment opportunities.
  36. Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) is one of 12 federal departments and agencies delivering the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy (YESS) as part of a horizontal Government of Canada initiative.
  37. Canada needs more skilled trades workers. Demographic shifts and high retirement rates are fuelling demand and an ever-growing need to recruit and train thousands more Canadians for rewarding careers in the skilled trades.
  38. Today, Jaime Battiste, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Member of Parliament for Sydney-Victoria, announced a $95,500 non-repayable ACOA contribution to the Ingonish Development Society (IDS) to develop a regional tourism strategy.
  39. Community Business Development Corporations are at the heart of growing rural Atlantic Canadian economies
  40. New and improved docks and boardwalk offer better experience for paddlers and spectators
  41. As part of her visit to Cape Breton, the Honourable Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural Economic Development and Minister responsible for ACOA, will meet with local leaders and stakeholders and make two announcements that will drive economic momentum in Nova Scotia.
  42. Atlantic Canada’s rich multicultural heritage is central to the region’s identity, and supports a strong, vibrant, and welcoming society that attracts visitors and newcomers from around the world. The Government of Canada is investing to ensure that Acadian community art and culture, and the French language, continue to flourish in Nova Scotia.
  43. Statement by Minister Ien on International Youth Day
  44. Government of Canada to announce funding for Acadian arts and culture facility
  45. Today, the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, alongside Minister O’Regan, St. John’s South—Mount Pearl, and Member of Parliament Joanne Thompson, St. John’s East, announced $867,162 for two organizations whose respective goals are to support, among others, Indigenous women and 2SLGBTQI+ communities.
  46. Today, the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, joined by the Honourable Pam Parsons, Minister Responsible for Women and Gender Equality in Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Honourable Dr. Andrew Furey, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, announced $700,000 in funding to support crisis hotlines in the province until March 31, 2026.
  47. The federal government will be investing $9.6 million over four years to support the implementation of the National Action Plan to End Gender-based Violence in Prince Edward Island.
  48. On August 3, the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, along with the Honourable Pam Parsons, Newfoundland and Labrador’s Minister Responsible for Women and Gender Equality, will make an announcement supporting crisis hotlines in Newfoundland and Labrador.
  49. Living a life free from violence is a fundamental human right, unfortunately gender‑based violence (GBV) continues to be a significant barrier to achieving gender equality in Canada. It is one of the most pervasive, deadly, and deeply rooted human rights violations of our time that affects people of all backgrounds, genders, and ages.
  50. Today, the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, and the Honourable Rochelle Squires, Manitoba’s Minister of Families and Minister responsible for Gender Equity, announced a historic bilateral agreement.