The federal government has announced a modified quarantine program for the Canadian Football League that will allow players to train with each other in isolation from the public, seven days after arriving in the country.
Month: June 2021
This Canada Day, the Samuel De Champlain Bridge will light up in orange from sunset to 1 a.m.
As of June 28, 2021, Canada and partners reported an incredible accomplishment in its vaccination efforts, with more than 44,911,854 COVID-19 vaccine doses being distributed across the country. As of June 29, 2021, in First Nations communities with available information, over 85% of individuals aged 18 and older have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and over 53% have received two doses.
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted how much we rely on our connections. Now more than ever, Canadians across the country need access to reliable high-speed Internet as many of us are working, learning, and staying in touch with friends and family from home.
Today, 46 years to the day after the former residential school closed, the Daylu Dena Council held an important gathering where Survivors shared their experiences at the Lower Post residential school. Those in attendance bore witness to this truth-telling and watched a ceremonial demolition of the school, removing a constant reminder of a very painful past. By removing this painful reminder, the community can look toward the future in anticipation of a new multi-purpose building where everyone feels safe and welcomed.
In court filings, Britney Spears’s father, James Spears, emphasized that he’s had no power over his daughter’s personal affairs for nearly two years and asked the court overseeing her conservatorship to investigate her statements last week about the court’s control of her medical treatment and personal life, which she called abusive.
Black Canadian business owners and entrepreneurs make important contributions to the Canadian economy, yet they continue to face systemic barriers in starting and growing their businesses.
Summer job opportunities are now available for young Canadians in Québec’s national capital region
Private Member’s Bill C-208 has passed in both Houses of Parliament and received Royal Assent. Bill C-208 makes amendments to the Income Tax Act but does not include an application date.
Today, Patrick Weiler, Member of Parliament for West Vancouver–Sunshine Coast–Sea to Sky Country, on behalf of the Honourable Seamus O’Regan Jr., Minister of Natural Resources, announced a $2,350,000 investment to the British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority to install 47 electric vehicle (EV) fast chargers across the province to put British Columbians in the driver’s seat on the road to a net-zero future.
The Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia are investing over $24.5 million in 12 projects through the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program’s new COVID-19 Community Resilience Stream. Canada is contributing over $19.8 million, and B.C. is contributing over $4.7 million. Under the COVID-19 Resilience Stream, the federal cost share for public infrastructure projects is up to 80% in the provinces, and up to100% in the territories and for projects intended for Indigenous communities. Federal funding is conditional on fulfilling all requirements related to consultation with Indigenous groups and environmental assessment.
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, and the Honourable Mike Farnworth, British Columbia’s Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, announced funding to increase flood resiliency and improve the safety of residents in 12 communities across B.C.
Many mobile apps, online video streaming services and other digital platform-based products that Canadians enjoy are sold by businesses beyond our borders.
The Trois-Rivières business specializing in the manufacturing of air treatment systems will be able to count on a $375,000 investment from the Government of Canada to boost productivity, create eight new positions and continue to grow.
Today, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, joined Katherine Tai, United States Trade Representative, and Tatiana Clouthier Carrillo, Mexico’s Secretary of Economy, to mark the first anniversary of the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) coming into force.
Parks Canada and Manitoba Metis Federation announce Indigenous Peoples Open Doors Program offering complimentary entry to Manitoba Métis citizens to Riding Mountain National Park
Today, the Minister of Public Services and Procurement, the Honourable Anita Anand, announced the award of a construction contract worth $40M to M.D. Steele Construction Ltd. a Manitoba-based general contractor, for the rehabilitation of the St. Andrews Lock and Dam (SALD).
The CBSA launches an investigation into oil country tubular goods from Mexico
To address a root cause of global inequality—unpaid and paid care work in low- and middle-income countries—and to foster gender equality, women’s economic empowerment and gender-responsive economic response and recovery, Canada announced at the Generation Equality Forum (GEF) that it will commit $100 million in new funding for stand-alone programming to address issues in unpaid and paid care work in low- and middle-income countries in which Canada provides international assistance.
Lake Charlotte Area Heritage Society to upgrade living history museum, improve online presence
The Government of Canada is taking action to address the systemic racism and systemic barriers faced by Indigneous peoples in Canada’s legal system. The following initiatives and investments would help support the Government of Canada’s ongoing efforts to advance reconciliation and address the systemic factors that contribute the overrepresentation of Indigenous peoples in the justice system.
Advancing reconciliation requires dealing with both systemic racism and the overrepresentation of Indigenous peoples in the criminal justice system. Understanding the lived experiences of Indigenous peoples who come in contact with the criminal justice system is essential to making progress on these goals.
This summer, escape from it all at the Plains of Abraham, thanks to imaginative programming that will immerse you in the history of this mythical place.
Our Royal Canadian Navy must be well equipped and prepared for operations at home and abroad in order to support the safety and security of Canadians. The Government of Canada is supporting this requirement by investing in the maintenance of key equipment on the Halifax-class frigates.
The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, and the Member of Parliament for Saint John—Rothesay, Mr. Wayne Long, will make an announcement at the Saint John Airport to celebrate the return of commercial flights in the Atlantic Region and to announce Government of Canada’s support to the Saint John Airport.
The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, and the Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs and Member of Parliament for Beauséjour, the Honorable Dominic LeBlanc, will make an announcement concerning funding for improvements at the Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc International Airport.