Governments of Canada and Quebec announce a new job training deal to help people with disabilities find jobs

July 6, 2015

Today, the Governments of Canada and Quebec signed the renewal of the 2014–2018 Canada–Quebec Labour Market Agreement for Persons with Disabilities (LMAPD). The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, along with Mr. Sam Hamad, Quebec Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Solidarity, also highlighted progress made on the co-delivery of online placement ...


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Harper Government Supports Pulse Industry

July 3, 2015

Today, the Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced support to Pulse Canada for expansion of the pulse industry in Western Canada. Click here to read full article


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Harper Government provides new support to help science graduates secure good jobs

June 21, 2015

The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council, today announced a nearly $2 million increase in annual funding to Environment Canada’s Science Horizons Youth Internship Program from $1.1 million to $3 million. Click here to read full article


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Harper Government makes applying for the Canada Pension Plan retirement pension faster and easier

June 19, 2015

The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors) and the Honourable Kevin Sorenson, Minister of State (Finance), officially launched today a faster and easier online application for the Canada Pension Plan (CPP). It allows retirees to complete and submit their CPP retirement pension application entirely online in just a few clicks, replacing the online process ...


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Nominate an exceptional volunteer by June 30, 2015

June 19, 2015

There is only one week left to submit the names of outstanding Canadian volunteers whose accomplishments have had a positive impact on their community. In doing so, you also give them a chance to provide an eligible not-for-profit organization of their choice with a grant of up to $10,000. Click here to read full article


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