Improved water infrastructure’s coming to 9 Saskatchewan communities

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Regina — Nine water infrastructure projects in Saskatchewan will improve residents’ quality of life and contribute to the province’s long-term sustainability and growth thanks to the combined investment of more than $6.9 million from the governments of Canada and Saskatchewan. Announced by Parliamentary Secretary Terry Duguid and Minister Don McMorris, these projects will support communities, enhance their infrastructure, and ensure reliable access to …

Canada announces up to $8.4m to switch to cleaner energy in Yukon

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Whitehorse – Canadians are calling for action to fight climate change in a way that will build a strong economy, keep life affordable, and ensure clean air for our communities. Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Steven Guilbeault, announced an investment of up to $8.4 million from the Low Carbon Economy Fund to support …

Parliamentary Secretary Duguid leads delegation to UN 2023 Water Conference

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Gatineau – Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, will lead the Canadian delegation to the United Nations 2023 Water Conference. The conference will take place March 22–24, 2023, in New York City, New York. Parliamentary Secretary Duguid will deliver Canada’s national statement during the plenary session and will also participate in various side events, including …

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 …

Canada, Manitoba invest in public transit infrastructure in Winnipeg

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Winnipeg – Heather Stefanson, Premier of Manitoba; Kevin Lamoureux, Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, on behalf of Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities; Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change; Reg Helwer, Manitoba Minister of Labour, Consumer Protection and Government Services; and His Worship …

Investing $10.8m to support Manitoba’s travel industry

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More than $10.8 million to support Manitoba’s travel, tourism, and recreation initiatives, creating jobs and growing the economy Winnipeg – From northern lights and polar bears in Churchill to The Forks historic site in downtown Winnipeg—tourism is an integral part of the province’s economy. The Government of Canada recognizes the impact that the pandemic has had on Manitoba’s tourism industry, …

Invests over $1m for high-speed Internet in Manitoba

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Residents of rural Manitoba communities to benefit from increased connectivity Ottawa – The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed how we live, work, learn and do business, and now more than ever, Canadians across the country need reliable high-speed Internet to access services, supports and opportunities. Through the Universal Broadband Fund’s (UBF) Rapid Response Stream, the Government of Canada is taking immediate action …

Summer fun at Winnipeg Community centres

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Whyte Ridge Community Centre is receiving support from the Government of Canada, Province of Manitoba and City of Winnipeg to build a new outdoor recreation and gathering space Winnipeg – Community centres are the heart of neighbourhoods. They are places where people of all ages and abilities gather to connect with one another, and participate in activities that support their …