Canada reaffirms its commitment to achieving WTO agreement on fisheries subsidies

Today, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, participated in a WTO ministerial meeting on fisheries subsidies negotiations. Chaired by Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Director-General of the WTO, the negotiations aim to curb harmful subsidies that damage the sustainability of global fisheries…

Federal-Provincial-Territorial Ministers of Agriculture : Readout of Virtual Meeting

Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, and the Member of Parliament for Hochelaga, Soraya Martinez Ferrada, announced over $2.5 million for 30 projects with local not-for-profit organizations in the Montreal area. These investments, through the Local Food Infrastructure Fund, will support projects that facilitate access to safe and nutritious food… Continue reading Federal-Provincial-Territorial Ministers of Agriculture : Readout of Virtual Meeting

Media Advisory –  Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event regarding public 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

Dutch teenager is set to join billionaire Jeff Bezos in his first space tourism flight

An 18-year-old physics student is set to fly to space with billionaire Jeff Bezos on Tuesday — taking the place of a person who put up $28 million in an auction to join the inaugural space tourism flight for Bezos’s Blue Origin company.

The Honourable Marc Miller and Chief George Ginnish echo the construction of a new shelter in Natoaganeg First Nation

Natoaganeg (Eel Ground) First Nation, New Brunswick — The Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, and Chief George Ginnish of Natoaganeg (Eel Ground) First Nation will participate in a community event to echo the construction of a new shelter for Indigenous women, children and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people in times of need and crisis.

Backgrounder: Canada and British Columbia invest in local infrastructure to help build community connections in the Okanagan-Kootenay Region

Funding through the Investing in Canada infrastructure plan will support 27 infrastructure projects in the Okanagan-Kootenay Region. The Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia are investing over $24.5 million in these projects through the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program’s new COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream. Canada is contributing over $20.8 million, while B.C.… Continue reading Backgrounder: Canada and British Columbia invest in local infrastructure to help build community connections in the Okanagan-Kootenay Region

Canada and British Columbia invest in local infrastructure to help build community connections in the Okanagan-Kootenay Region

Today, Andy Fillmore, Parliamentary Secretary to the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and the Honourable Josie Osborne, British Columbia’s Minister of Municipal Affairs, announced funding for 27 local infrastructure projects in the Okanagan-Kootenay Region. They were accompanied by Roly Russell, British Columbia’s Parliamentary Secretary for Rural Development and Member of Legislative Assembly… Continue reading Canada and British Columbia invest in local infrastructure to help build community connections in the Okanagan-Kootenay Region

Government of Canada invests in the next generation of world-class scientists

Today, on behalf of the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, Ali Ehsassi, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, announced the recipients of 166 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships and 70 Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships. These talented doctoral students and post-doctoral researchers are part of Canada’s next generation of research… Continue reading Government of Canada invests in the next generation of world-class scientists

Invitation to media – Member of Parliament Steven MacKinnon to announce Government of Canada support for Gatineau-Ottawa Executive Airport

Steven MacKinnon, Member of Parliament for Gatineau and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Services and Procurement, will announce financial support for the Gatineau-Ottawa Executive Airport.

Invitation to media – The Honourable Mélanie Joly to announce Government of Canada support for two regional airports

The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages, accompanied by the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Member of Parliament for Saint Maurice–Champlain and Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, will announce financial support for two regional airports.

Second new Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship delivered to Canada

Today on behalf of Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan, the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, and Andy Fillmore, Member of Parliament for Halifax, celebrated another milestone in the arrival of the RCN’s future fleet with the delivery of the second Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS), the future… Continue reading Second new Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship delivered to Canada

The Government of Canada supports Dene Nation initiative to help conserve boreal caribou

The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, today announced that the Government of Canada will invest $1,080,000 over two years in the Western Boreal Initiative with the Dene Nation. The Western Boreal Initiative is a collaboration between provinces, territories, and First Nations governments to evaluate the cumulative effects of wildfire, predation, key… Continue reading The Government of Canada supports Dene Nation initiative to help conserve boreal caribou

Minister Jordan to Make a Home Energy Retrofit Announcement

The Honorable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard, on behalf of the Honourable Seamus O’Regan Jr., Minister of Natural Resources, and Joanne Vanderheyden, President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), will make a clean energy retrofit announcement for Nova Scotia.

FedNor announcement to support entrepreneurs, businesses and regional recovery efforts throughout the Kenora region

Terry Sheehan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages and Minister responsible for FedNor, will make a virtual FedNor announcement on Friday, July 16, 2021. The announcement will help create local jobs and support business and community economic development and growth in municipalities and First Nations in the… Continue reading FedNor announcement to support entrepreneurs, businesses and regional recovery efforts throughout the Kenora region