Inuit–Crown Partnership Committee meets to discuss shared priorities 

“Members of the Inuit–Crown Partnership Committee (ICPC) met today to discuss the ongoing work related to the co-development and implementation of an Inuit Nunangat policy, Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, and the budget process, as well as how the pandemic continues to impact Inuit communities.

Black hair salons and customers on what reopening feels like

Black hair salon owners and customers discuss the challenges Black women have faced being unable to have their hair professionally cared for while salons were closed under pandemic restrictions, and also reflect on how important hair is to Black women’s identity.

Remarks Delivered by Minister Ng at CUSMA Event in Mexico City 

I’m so pleased that this trip, which is my first abroad since before the pandemic, has allowed me to finally meet you and Ambassador Tai [Katherine Tai, United States Trade Representative] in person. I’m confident we can build on the momentum of our recent meetings to help our countries build back stronger and more resilient… Continue reading Remarks Delivered by Minister Ng at CUSMA Event in Mexico City 

Minister Ng speaks with Mexico’s Secretary of Economy on first anniversary of Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement

Today, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, met in person in Mexico City with Tatiana Clouthier Carrillo, Mexico’s Secretary of Economy, during the Minister’s first visit to Mexico since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Taking Action to Address Potential Barriers in Staffing:  Public Service Employment Act amendments receive Royal Assent

Too many Canadians continue to face bias, barriers, and discrimination based on their race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and disability, among others.

Mother figure or colonial oppressor? Examining Queen Victoria’s legacy after Winnipeg statue toppled

After a statue of Queen Victoria was pulled down on the grounds of the Manitoba Legislature on Canada Day, two professors in the province say they want to set the record straight about the life and legacy of the British monarch.

Media Advisory – Antigonish, Nova Scotia

Members of the media are invited to attend a celebration of an infrastructure funding announcement with Kody Blois, Member of Parliament for Kings—Hants, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Iain Rankin, Premier of Nova Scotia, and Her Worship Laurie Boucher, Mayor of the Town of Antigonish.

Funding Annoncement Regarding the Revitalization of Indigenous Laws

Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages and to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, on behalf of the Honourable David Lametti, P.C., Q.C., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, will make a funding announcement

Minister Alghabra, Parliamentary Secretary Vaughan, and Mayor Tory to make an announcement on High Frequency Rail in Toronto

Toronto, Ontario – The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development (Housing) and Member of Parliament for Spadina–Fort York, Mr. Adam Vaughan, and His Worship John Tory, Mayor of the City of Toronto will make an announcement on High Frequency Rail in Ontario.

The Government of Canada is taking the first steps in preparing for the procurement process to build a new train service in the Toronto to Quebec City Corridor

The Government of Canada is committed to modernizing intercity passenger rail services in a way that will best meet the transportation needs of travellers, while also creating jobs and economic growth.

Minister Garneau meets Ukrainian foreign minister and deputy prime minister for European and Euro-Atlantic integration on margins of conference on Ukraine

The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today met with Dmytro Kuleba, Ukraine’s Minister of Foreign Affairs; and Olha Stefanishyna, Ukraine’s Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration.

Media Advisory – Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia

Members of the media are invited to attend an important event regarding green infrastructure with the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard and Member of Parliament for South Shore–St. Margarets, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Suzanne Lohnes-Croft, Minister of Communities,… Continue reading Media Advisory – Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia

Government makes major investment in one of Canada’s leading clean technology firms

Today, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, announced a $25-million investment in Svante Inc. to support its $97.22-million project to develop and commercialize its novel low-cost carbon capture technology that will prevent significant release of carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere from industrial sites like cement and blue hydrogen plants. By… Continue reading Government makes major investment in one of Canada’s leading clean technology firms

Parliamentary Secretary Ellis announces nearly $4 million to support Ontario horticultural research projects

Today, on behalf of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Parliamentary Secretary Neil Ellis announced federal funding of nearly $4 million to support four horticultural research projects at the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (VRIC).

Competition Bureau reaches agreement with Federated Co-operatives Limited and Blair’s on their proposed joint venture

The Competition Bureau announced today that it has reached an agreement with Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) and Blair’s Family of Companies related to their proposed joint venture. The agreement will preserve competition for the sale of crop inputs in the area of Lipton, Saskatchewan.

Commissioner of Correctional Service Canada on Structured Intervention Units

Today, Anne Kelly, the Commissioner of the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC), issued the following statement: “I wanted to respond to an open letter and news release on Structured Intervention Units (SIUs), following a recent consultation that we hosted in the spirit of openness, collaboration and transparency.