Harjit Sajjan

$2.5m given to UN-coordinated salvage operation of FSO Safer

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Ottawa – Canada is deeply concerned by the imminent environmental risks and potential humanitarian impacts posed by the FSO Safer, a tanker anchored in the waters off Yemen’s Red Sea coast. The FSO Safer is a floating storage and offloading vessel which holds 1.1 million barrels of crude oil and is in an advanced state of decay, posing the risk of a …

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Armstrong Spallumcheen Chamber of Commerce receives funding to revitalize downtown core

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Armstrong – Public spaces are the heart of communities across Canada. They bring together people of all ages and abilities, supporting businesses and stimulating local economies. In Armstrong, like many places across Canada, the community is ready to welcome back residents and visitors alike to enhanced community facilities and public spaces. The Government of Canada recognizes that many well-loved spaces …

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Pacific National Exhibition for post-pandemic recovery

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Vancouver – Major festivals and events show off the best of British Columbia’s beauty and culture. They support jobs and industries that drive  tourism, and they allow visitors and locals alike to renew ties in person as we celebrate together once again. The Government of Canada is taking action to revitalize these capstone events across the country, positioning them for …

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Canada announces $5m humanitarian assistance to Pakistan

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Ottawa – Pakistan has experienced heavy monsoon rains and floods since mid-June, causing the deaths of over 1,000 people and affecting the lives of 33 million people across the country. To support the international response to this emergency, Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, today announced $5 million …

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Investing in community, culture, recreation infrastructure

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British Columbia – Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, on behalf of Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, and Nathan Cullen, BC Minister of Municipal Affairs, announced joint funding for new and existing community spaces in four B.C. communities. Funding announced today will support 2 …

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Canada congratulates Ukraine on 31st anniversary of independence

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Ottawa – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, and Anita Anand, Minister of National Defence, today issued the following statement: “Today, Canada joins people in Ukraine and Ukrainian communities around the world in marking the 31st anniversary of Ukraine’s independence. “While we celebrate …

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$20m for infrastructure projects in BC 

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Bella Bella – Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, on behalf of Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, and Nathan Cullen, MLA for Stikine and B.C. Minister of Municipal Affairs, announced more than $20 million in joint federal-provincial funding for eight social, transportation, and green …

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Minister Sajjan concludes trip to Lebanon, announces $5m aid 

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Beirut – Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, today finished his visit to Lebanon, which focused on gender equality, food security, climate change and recovery from crises. During his visit, Minister Sajjan met with several government officials and development partners. He spoke with Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun and …

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Minister Sajjan on trip to Egypt announces intention to contribute $10m for climate

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Ottawa – Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, has concluded a visit to Egypt that focused on the environment, climate change and food security. While in Egypt, Minister Sajjan met with several government officials and development partners. He spoke with Sameh Shoukry, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Egypt; …

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Minister Sajjan announces $145m in funding on trip to Jordan

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Amman – Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, finished his first visit to Jordan as minister of international development. While there, he had discussions with partners on education, gender equality, human rights, the ongoing refugee crisis, and Canada’s support for humanitarian and development activities across the country. During …