Steven Guilbeault

Protecting species at risk, their habitat in BC

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Delta – Canada’s wildlife and its habitat are in crisis. The future of all living things depends on action taken now. Efforts to protect biodiversity and habitat for species at risk are vital to the health of the planet, and are a priority for the Government of Canada.  Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, on behalf …

Canada Disability Benefit

Canada Disability Benefit begins 2nd reading in House of Commons

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Gatineau – One in four working-age persons with disabilities lives below the poverty line in Canada. Working-age persons with disabilities in Canada are twice as likely to live in poverty as those without. This is why the Government of Canada is taking action to reduce poverty and improve the financial security of working-age persons with disabilities. Earlier today, Bill C-22 …

Carla Qualtrough

Investing in disability inclusive early learning, child care system 

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Ottawa – Building a barrier-free country is a key priority for the Government of Canada. That is why it is working closely with provincial, territorial and Indigenous partners to create an early learning and child care system that is high quality, affordable, accessible and inclusive. These efforts will help ensure that all families in Canada – including those with children …

Canadian Apprenticeship Forums CAF 2022

Creating over 25,000 apprenticeship positions

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Halifax – The skilled trades are at the centre of Canada’s economic recovery. Few industries are as essential to Canadians’ everyday lives. Smart investments are needed to support Canadians from all backgrounds in taking up apprenticeship training now, and kick-starting lucrative careers in well-respected skilled trades. Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough was at the Canadian …