News 4 Marco E. L. Mendicino Minister of Immigration Refugees and Citizenship

Canadian employers recognized for their work with newcomers to Canada

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Ottawa—Each year, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) recognizes the innovative efforts of businesses across Canada in improving the integration of newcomers into the labour market. Marco E. L. Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, announced the winners of this year’s IRCC Employer Awards for Newcomer Employment. The 4 winners were commended for their exemplary work to help newcomers find and …

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Ontario Launches Small Businesses Consultations

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TORONTO — Ontario is continuing to take action to build a more competitive business environment. Today, Prabmeet Sarkaria, Associate Minister of Small Business and Red Tape Reduction joined by Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, Jill Dunlop, Associate Minister of Children and Women’s Issues, and Parliamentary Assistant Donna Skelly, announced the next step in engaging with Ontarians by …

News 2 Peter Bethlenfalvy

Ontario Making it Easier for Businesses to Work with Government

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TORONTO — The Ontario government is listening to businesses across the province as it develops a smarter procurement system that will save taxpayer money, drive back office efficiencies and help small and medium-sized businesses tap into new opportunities in government procurement. Today, Ministers Peter Bethlenfalvy, President of the Treasury Board, and Lisa Thompson, Minister of Government and Consumer Services, led the …

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Prime Minister establishes over $1 billion for COVID-19 Response Fund

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Ottawa – COVID-19 is a rapidly evolving global challenge. The Government of Canada is working closely with local, provincial, territorial, and international partners to minimize its health, economic, and social impacts in Canada and around the world. We have worked closely with Canada’s trained public health and medical professionals to put in place the plans, infrastructure, and resources needed to …

News 4 Mélanie Joly

Equipping southern Ontario manufacturers to increase productivity

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Government investing over $5.2m for CME to deliver under new program Windsor – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is the country’s largest trade and industry association, with a network of over 10,000 businesses nationwide. Since 1871, CME has been helping manufacturers grow at home and compete around the world. CME’s focus is to ensure manufacturers are recognized as engines for growth …

News 3 Caroline Mulroney

Progress on Priority Projects in the GTA Moving Full

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TORONTO ― Today, Premier Doug Ford, along with Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Transportation, and Kinga Surma, Associate Minister of Transportation, invited the federal government to join the province at the table and fund at least 40 per cent of the four subway projects being built in the Greater Toronto Area. “Our government has a plan to build Ontario together and …

News 2 Monte Mcnaughton

Ontario Creating Opportunities for a New Career

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CAMBRIDGE – The Ontario government is delivering on its promise to help people prepare for jobs by improving supports for manufacturing workers looking to train for a new career. The changes include waiving certain eligibility requirements to give workers easier and faster access to training supports. The support program, known as Second Career, helps workers with retraining costs such as …

News 1 Bob Rae

Trudeau announces Special Envoy on humanitarian and refugee issues

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Ottawa – In recent years, millions of people have fled their homes to escape armed conflict, violence, and unrest, as well as frequent floods, fires, and tropical storms driven by the effects of climate change. These vulnerable people face challenges that we can only address by working together with our partners. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that he …

News 4 Harjit Sajjan

Government of Canada evacuating Canadians on board Grand Princess cruise ship

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Ottawa – François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, and Harjit Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, have announced that the Government of Canada has secured a plane to repatriate Canadians on board the Grand Princess off the west coast of the United States, following an outbreak of COVID-19 on the cruise ship. This decision was made following a request for …

News 3 Ernie Hardeman Minister of Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs

Ontario to Invest $150m to Bring High-Speed Internet to More People in Southwestern Ontario

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INGERSOLL – Today the Ontario government announced a major step in improving broadband access in Southwestern Ontario – moving forward with a combined $150 million investment to bring fast, reliable internet to thousands of homes and businesses. Ernie Hardeman, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, announced that as part of this investment a Request for Proposals (RFP) for up …