Canada and Nova Scotia invest in energy efficiency upgrades for five community buildings in Halifax

Today, Andy Fillmore, Member of Parliament for Halifax and Parliamentary Secretary for the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; and Brendan Maguire, Nova Scotia Minister of Municipal Affairs, on behalf of Chuck Porter, Nova Scotia Minister of Energy and Mines, announced funding to support… Continue reading Canada and Nova Scotia invest in energy efficiency upgrades for five community buildings in Halifax

Blue Jays announce July 30 return to Toronto after receiving government approval

The Toronto Blue Jays have received approval from top Canadian health officials with one last sign-off required by the country’s immigration minister for an exemption on border restrictions that would allow them to play in Canada later this month.

New Manitoba Indigenous reconciliation minister offers ‘sincerest apologies’ over residential schools remarks

Manitoba’s newly minted minister for Indigenous reconciliation has issued an apology after he said those who ran residential schools believed “they were doing the right thing” minutes after being sworn in. 

Media Advisory – Hamilton, Ontario

Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event with the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Labour and Member of Parliament for Hamilton West—Ancaster—Dundas; and His Worship Fred Eisenberger, Mayor of Hamilton.

Canada and the Northwest Territories invest in more reliable and efficient energy generation in Fort Providence and Kakisa

Today, Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for the Northwest Territories, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Federal Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and the Honourable Diane Archie, Territorial Minister of Infrastructure, announced funding for the construction of a new transmission line in Fort Providence and Kakisa.

Funding announcement regarding the victims fund

Rachel Bendayan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, on behalf of the Honourable David Lametti, P.C., Q.C., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, will make a funding announcement related to the Université de Montréal Centre de Criminologie and the Bureau international des droits des enfants. Following… Continue reading Funding announcement regarding the victims fund

Canada reaffirms its commitment to the 2030 Agenda at the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare widespread socio-economic inequalities worldwide. The 2030 Agenda and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals provide Canada and the world with a framework for an inclusive and resilient recovery that leaves no one behind.

Government of Canada, provinces and territories invest $8.5 million in Canada’s fish and seafood sector

The Government of Canada, the Northwest Territories, and the provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador and British Columbia are pleased total funding of $8,596,200 for eight projects. The non-repayable Canadian Fish and Seafood Opportunities Fund (CFSOF) contributions will fund essential market research, consumer research and domestic and international marketing… Continue reading Government of Canada, provinces and territories invest $8.5 million in Canada’s fish and seafood sector

The Government of Canada, provinces and territorial partners invest $8.5 million in Canada’s fish and seafood sector

Today, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, together with participating provinces and territories, announced a total investment of $8.5 million for eight not-for-profit fish and seafood industry associations. The non-repayable CFSOF contributions will fund essential market research, consumer research and domestic and international marketing strategies.

Government of Canada announces the construction and operation of a new emergency shelter in Natoaganeg (Eel Ground) First Nation

Natoaganeg (Eel Ground) First Nation will be the site of a new shelter for Indigenous women, children and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people in times of great need and crisis. This new shelter will be the first of its kind located in rural New Brunswick and will serve 15 Mi’kmaw and Maliseet communities, as well as extending shelter… Continue reading Government of Canada announces the construction and operation of a new emergency shelter in Natoaganeg (Eel Ground) First Nation

Invitation to media – The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez to announce Government of Canada support for the City of Saguenay

The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Quebec Lieutenant, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Member of Parliament for Honoré-Mercier, will announce funding for the City of Saguenay for the upgrading of facilities at Saguenay-Bagotville Airport.

Government of Canada invests over $3 million in climate action and awareness for young Canadians

Today, Francesco Sorbara, Member of Parliament for Vaughan–Woodbridge, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change, announced that the Government of Canada will be investing $3,326,206 in Project 2050: Community Climate Challenge.

Minister Bibeau to announce investments to support productivity and competitiveness for Eastern Townships dairy processors

The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will announce investments to support productivity and competitiveness in the dairy sector and tour a dairy processor in the Eastern Townships. Isabel Cristina Correa, co-owner of Fromages Latino Inc, will also participate in the event.

Minister Anand to tour Heddle Shipyards’ Port Weller facility

The Honourable Anita Anand, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, will visit Heddle Shipyards’ Port Weller ship repair/construction facility, joined by Member of Parliament for St. Catharines, Chris Bittle and Member of Parliament for Niagara Centre, Vance Badawey.

Former NFL 1st-rounder Shane Ray thankful for chance to play with Toronto Argonauts

Shane Ray is thankful to be playing football again, even if it’s with a new team and in a new league he knows precious little about. The six-foot-three, 245-pound defensive end is battling for a roster spot with the CFL’s Toronto Argonauts.

Mexican crews to help with forest fire suppression efforts in northwestern Ontario

Mexican forest fire crews are set to arrive in Ontario this weekend to help with forest fire suppression efforts in the northwest, the province said Friday. A 17-person crew from Atlantic Canada is also being dispatched as part of international help.

Canada and British Columbia invest to extend the multi-use pathway network in Sechelt

Today, Patrick Weiler, Member of Parliament for West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea-to-Sky Country, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, Nicholas Simons, Member of British Columbia’s Legislative Assembly for Powell River-Sunshine Coast, and Her Worship Darnelda Siegers, Mayor of Sechelt, announced funding for a local infrastructure project in Sechelt.

Canada Invests up to $35 Million to Support Made-in-B.C. Clean Tech Projects 

The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, on behalf of the Honourable Seamus O’Regan Jr., Minister of Natural Resources, today highlighted an investment of up to $35 million for innovative projects led by the B.C. Centre for Innovation and Clean Energy. The Government of British Columbia and Shell Canada are… Continue reading Canada Invests up to $35 Million to Support Made-in-B.C. Clean Tech Projects 

The Oceans Protection Plan is keeping Canada’s coastline clean

Today, the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, marked two important milestones for Canada’s Oceans Protection Plan. First, he announced almost $1.5 million for the removal of 32 abandoned boats in British Columbia, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland and Labrador through the Abandoned Boats Program.