Conservation agreement on Boreal Caribou

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Gatineau – The Government of Canada is committed to protecting and conserving nature and halting Canada’s biodiversity loss. The Boreal Caribou, famously depicted on Canada’s 25-cent coin, is an iconic species that plays a significant role in the culture and history of Indigenous peoples. However, Boreal Caribou are threatened, and their populations are in decline. Federal and provincial governments, Indigenous peoples, and …

COP27 Minister Guilbeault

Canada’s position, achievements on climate change 

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Gatineau – While talking at COP27, Minister Guilbeault in a statement presented  Canada’s position and achievements on climate change. He said: “Canada and nearly 200 other countries have reached agreement on the Sharm el-Sheikh Implementation Plan, the next step forward for climate ambition under the Paris Agreement. This outcome from the 27th UN Climate Conference went down to the wire. Over the last few …

Omar Alghabra

Strengthening supply chain at ports

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Halifax – Canadian ports are an essential link in our supply chains to grow our economy, create good jobs for middle-class Canadians, and deliver affordable goods on time. It is a top priority for the Government of Canada to build the resilience, efficiency, and adaptability of Canada’s maritime supply chains to deal with the rising cost of living. Today, the …

Steven Guilbeault

Investing over $3.9m to support Great Lakes

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Hamilton – Protecting fresh water is critically important to Canada’s environmental, social, and economic well-being. One of the largest surface freshwater systems in the world, the Great Lakes help drive the local economy and provide drinking water for millions of Canadians. Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, announced an investment of more than $3.9 million over …

Trudeau to hold Cabinet retreat

Trudeau to hold Cabinet retreat in Vancouver to focus on making life affordable

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Ottawa – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that he will hold a Cabinet retreat in Vancouver from September 6 to 8, 2022. The Cabinet will drive progress on our continued efforts to make life more affordable for Canadians, and keep delivering economic growth that benefits everyone. During the retreat, Cabinet will discuss what they heard when talking to Canadians over …

Carla Qualtrough

Helping Saskatchewan workers develop skills 

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Regina – Canada’s economic recovery is well underway. We have recovered 115% of the jobs lost during pandemic. In fact, our economic growth is beginning to outpace the ability of some employers to find workers.  The country has faced shifting demographics, new technologies, and different practices, such as gig and part-time work. New sectors like green technology are growing rapidly. …

Marc Miller

Manitoba Métis Federation announce housing investments from Budget 2022

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Winnipeg – Marc Miller, Minister of Crown–Indigenous Relations, joined Will Goodon, Minister of Housing and Property Management of the Manitoba Métis Federation, to announce an investment of $31 million over seven years towards housing priorities for citizens of the Manitoba Métis Federation. This funding is in addition to the Budget 2018 allocation of $125 million over 10 years. The announcement took place at 184 …

Chief Wanda Pascal TeetlIT Gwichin Band Council

Canada supports Teetl’IT Gwich’in Band Council 

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Taking care: We recognize this news release may contain information that is difficult for many and that our efforts to honour Survivors and families may act as an unwelcome reminder for those who have suffered hardships through generations of government policies that were harmful to Indigenous Peoples. A National Indian Residential School Crisis Line offers emotional support and crisis referral services …

Marie Claude Bibeau

New partnership agreement to support agricultural sector

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Saskatoon – This week, the federal, provincial, and territorial (FPT) Ministers of Agriculture reached an agreement in principle for the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership at their Annual Meeting in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. This new five-year agreement will inject $500 million in new funds, representing a 25% increase in the cost-shared portion of the partnership. To enhance economic sustainability, Ministers agreed to …

Eliminate Hepatitis C in Canada

More Action is Required to Eliminate Hepatitis C in Canada by 2030

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Toronto – Five years ago, Canada made a promise to support the World Health Organization (WHO)’s goal of eliminating hepatitis C as a public health threat by 2030. Since then great strides have been made to reach this goal, however available data shows there is still more work to be done. In May 2016, Canada signed on to the World Health Organization …