Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Invests $23m in pediatric cancer research

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New federal funding is the largest investment in childhood cancer research in Canada to date Toronto – Cancer is the leading cause of death from disease in children and adolescents in Canada. Approximately 10,000 children are living with cancer in this country and 1,500 more are diagnosed every year. That is why, in Budget 2021, the Government of Canada provided …

Adam van Koeverden

Supporting Milton, Mississauga-based aerospace manufacturer

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Over $9-million FedDev Ontario investment is helping Cyclone Manufacturing Incorporated to commercialize 1,500 parts and support 110 jobs at Milton and Mississauga locations Milton – Canada’s aerospace industry is one of the most research‑intensive and export-focused manufacturing industries in our country and employs thousands of highly skilled workers across the country. In southern Ontario, manufacturers play an integral part in …

Autism Spectrum Disorder Strategic Fund

Funding to Address Covid-19 Challenges for Autistic People

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Toronto – COVID-19 presented significant challenges to accessing resources for Autistic people and their families. With the abrupt closures of schools, therapy centres, respite services, and recreational programs, many were suddenly without support. In addition, due to the pandemic, many people in Canada, including Autistic people continue to experience increased stress, anxiety, and depression. Disrupted routines and restricted or reduced …

Commonwealth Sport Declaration on Truth Reconciliation and Partnership with Indigenous Peoples

Creating Commonwealth Sport Declaration on Truth, Reconciliation 

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VICTORIA – The Government of Canada supports the creation of a Commonwealth lək̓ʷəŋən (Lekwungen) Sport Declaration on Truth, Reconciliation and Partnership with Indigenous Peoples. Adam van Koeverden, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health and to the Minister of Sport, on behalf of Pascale St-Onge, Minister of Sport and Minister responsible for the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the …

BC SPOR SUPPORT Unit

Putting patients 1st with new research investment in BC

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Victoria – Patients and their families have unique insights about themselves and what matters when they are receiving health care services. Through their lived experience, patients bring valuable perspectives to research into new and better ways of delivering care that will improve the health of all people in Canada. Adam van Koeverden, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health and …

Canadian Women Sport

Field Hockey Canada is national recipient of Community Sport for All Initiative

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VICTORIA- The Government of Canada is committed to building stronger, healthier communities across the country. The transformative power of sport plays an important role in achieving this goal. Sport builds self-esteem and leadership skills and allows people to grow and thrive—physically, emotionally and socially. To support organized sport at the community level, Adam van Koeverden, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister …

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ParticipACTION is national recipient of Community Sport for All Initiative

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Toronto – The Government of Canada is committed to building stronger, healthier communities across the country. The transformative power of sport plays an important role in achieving this goal. Sport builds self-esteem and leadership skills and allows people to grow and thrive—physically, emotionally and socially. To support organized sport at the community level, Adam van Koeverden, Parliamentary Secretary to the …

Adam van Koeverden

New EV Chargers Coming to Ontario Hospitals

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 Oakville – Reducing pollution from the transportation sector is critical to Canada achieving its climate targets. That’s why the Government of Canada is making it easier for Canadians to purchase, charge and drive electric vehicles (EV) in Ontario and across the country. Today, Adam van Koeverden, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health and to the Minister of Sport, on …