Filomena Tassi

Supporting growth of Thorold clean-tech company 

eAwaz Local News

FedDev Ontario invests $1.5 million for CHAR Technologies Thorold Inc. to manufacture new equipment and create and maintain 14 jobs in Niagara region Thorold – As a key part of Canada’s economic recovery the Government of Canada is investing in local businesses and entrepreneurs to ensure they have the tools they need to succeed now and in the future. This …

Nahanni National Park Reserve

Nahanni National Park Reserve

eAwaz Lifestyle

Ndahecho Gondié Gháádé (Following the Words of Our Elders) Agreement includes a new model for the Nahanni National Park Reserve cooperative management body, and additional provisions for economic benefits and employment and training opportunities Nahanni Butte – Protected areas play a vital role in conserving natural and cultural heritage, fighting climate change and biodiversity loss, and providing Canadians with opportunities …

substances use canada

$2.5m offered for treatments for people who use substances 

eAwaz Medicine

Winnipeg – Canada’s overdose crisis continues to have a tragic toll on individuals, families and communities across the country. The pandemic has contributed to increases in substance use and substance related harms in Canada. Isolation, stress, toxic street-drug supply, and reduced access to services have all contributed to the worsening of the crisis with data showing that 7,560 people died of …

Trudeau at Global Fund

Canada announces a $1.21b to fight HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria 

eAwaz Canada News

New York City – The COVID-19 pandemic overwhelmed health systems, and lockdowns have disrupted health services worldwide. This has had a devastating impact on efforts to combat HIV/AIDS, TB, and malaria. TB and malaria deaths have increased and progress on reducing HIV-related deaths has stalled. We need to redouble our efforts in fighting for all those we have not reached, …

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Funding for disaster recovery in British Columbia

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The Community Futures Development Association of B.C. will receive $5.5 million to support businesses and enterprising not-for-profits impacted by natural disasters across the province Revelstoke – Devastating wildfires and floods are causing immeasurable damage in countless communities across British Columbia, with the Fraser Valley, Interior and Northern regions being hardest hit. These communities are suffering from the impact. In response, …

Harjit Sajjan with Hina Rabbani

Canada announces additional assistance for Pakistan

eAwaz Canada News

Ottawa – Pakistan has experienced its worst flooding in recent history, and Canada will continue to be there to help the people of Pakistan by supporting the humanitarian response to the crisis, as well as longer-term development needs. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that the Government of Canada will match donations to the Humanitarian Coalition in response to the flooding in …

Harjit Sajjan

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

eAwaz Canada News

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 …

Regional Air Transportation Initiative

S. Ontario airports to receive over $2.8m from feds to maintain connectivity

eAwaz Local News

FedDev Ontario supports four regional airports in Kingston, Cornwall, Huronia and Arnprior Kingston – Southern Ontario is a strategically-located and globally recognized region that offers many advantages for local businesses, including state-of-the-art infrastructure, a diverse workforce and a strong regional air transportation network. Regional airports play an important role in the movement of people and goods across the country, serve …

Harjit Sajjan

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 …