Dominic LeBlanc

Investing $29.5m in 11 projects to make BC communities resilient to natural disasters

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Victoria – Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, and the Honourable Mike Farnworth, British Columbia’s Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, announced more than $29.5 million in joint funding to reduce and mitigate the risk of floods and slide events in 11 communities across B.C. These projects are in addition to 18 other disaster mitigation-related projects …

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Canada-Quebec Asymmetrical Agreement on Early Learning, Child Care 

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Gatineau – The Government of Canada recognizes Quebec’s leadership in early learning and child care. Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Karina Gould, celebrated the one-year anniversary of the signing of the Canada-Quebec Asymmetrical Agreement on the Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care Component. This asymmetrical agreement will help fund additional improvements to Quebec’s innovative child care system, which …

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Investing in energy efficiency improvements to Salishan Place 

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Township of Langley – John Aldag, Member of Parliament for Cloverdale-Langley City in British Columbia. on behalf of Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, announced $777,618 in funding towards energy efficiency upgrades to Salishan Place by the River, a cultural centre in the Township of Langley, which is currently being built in partnership with q̓ʷɑ:n̓ƛ̓ən̓ (Kwantlen) First …

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Indigenous Services Canada Covid-19 monthly update 

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Ottawa – Covid-19 case numbers are increasing with the current seventh wave, and it is impacting communities across the country. Indigenous Services Canada remains available to assist in prevention and response efforts. The Government of Canada is monitoring COVID-19 throughout the country, including the newest variants of concern, B.4 and B.5. Vaccination remains the most efficient form of protection against …

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$950,000 to diversify agri-food sector in Algoma region

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Government of Canada support will help strengthen food supply chains for Canadians while also supporting critical sector development Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario – Strong food supply chains are necessary to meet the needs of Canadians everywhere. Accordingly, the agri-food sector represents a critical means of creating both economic growth and supply chain improvements. Investments in the agri-food sector help create …

2022 Ontario Municipal School Board Elections

Toronto municipal election nominations open until Aug 19

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Toronto – Nominations for the City of Toronto’s 2022 municipal election remain open until Friday, August 19 at 2 p.m. Election day is Monday, October 24. Candidates can file their nomination for the offices of: Mayor Councillor Trustee for the Toronto District School Board Trustee for the Toronto Catholic District School Board Trustee for the Conseil scolaire Viamonde Trustee for …

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Toronto distributes $4.6m in grants to support equitable vaccine uptake

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Toronto – The City of Toronto has distributed $4.6 million in grants to support its Vaccine Engagement Teams (VETs) in reducing barriers to COVID-19 vaccines and increasing access and vaccination uptake in equity-deserving communities. Funding will go toward continued equity-based outreach and engagement activities in neighbourhoods and communities that have been hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic and remain vulnerable …

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Brampton opens heat relief locations during Heat Warning

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BRAMPTON – Following the Heat Warning issued by the Region of Peel for conditions starting tomorrow, August 6, the City of Brampton reminds residents of the importance of keeping cool. The City has opened heat relief locations in all its public access buildings (Brampton Civic Centre, City Hall, recreation centres, libraries) during regular business hours. The City’s splash pad hours …