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Governments of Canada and Northwest Territories sign agreement in principle on Canada Job Grant

March 26, 2014

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, and the Honourable Jackson Lafferty, Minister of Education, Culture and Employment, today signed an agreement in principle on the Canada Job Grant. Click here to read full article


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Minister Leitch highlights the benefits of strong labour relations to the Canadian economy

March 26, 2014

The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, today spoke at the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) Labour Relations Symposium to encourage cooperative labour relations. She also emphasized the Government's support services available for collective bargaining negotiations such as mediation and conciliation. Click here to read full article


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The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch will be the keynote speaker at the Canadian Electricity Association Labour Relations Symposium

March 25, 2014

The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, will be the keynote speaker at the Canadian Electricity Association Labour Relations Symposium. Click here to read full article


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Minister Leitch encourages employers to maximize the skills and talents of all Canadians

March 25, 2014

The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, today spoke at the Infonex 13th Annual Managing Your Duty to Accommodate Conference in Ottawa. Click here to read full article


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The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch will be the keynote speaker at the 13th Annual Infonex conference on Managing Your Duty to Accommodate

March 24, 2014

The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, will be the keynote speaker at the 13th Annual Infonex conference on Managing Your Duty to Accommodate. Click here to read full article


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Economic Action Plan 2014 will create jobs and opportunities in Newfoundland and Labrador

February 14, 2014

In a keynote speech today at the Newfoundland & Labrador Employers' Council's annual Employer of Distinction Awards luncheon, the Honourable Jason Kenney congratulated award winners on their success. Click here to read full article


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Minister Kenney meets with representatives of the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum to highlight support for apprentices and the skilled trades

February 13, 2014

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, highlighted the Government of Canada's ongoing commitment to support apprenticeships and the skilled trades today at a meeting with representatives of the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF) in Ottawa. Click here to read full article


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The Honourable Jason Kenney will deliver a speech at the Newfoundland and Labrador Employers' Council Employer of Distinction Awards luncheon in St. John's

February 13, 2014

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister for Multiculturalism, will deliver a speech at the Newfoundland and Labrador Employers' Council Employer of Distinction Awards luncheon in St. John's. Click here to read full article


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Baird Urges Karzai to Protect the Rights of Women and Girls

February 12, 2014

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: "Canada strongly believes Afghan laws must ensure strong protections for women and girls, as guaranteed by the Afghan constitution and in line with Afghanistan's international human rights obligations. Click here to read full article


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Baird to Travel to United Kingdom

February 12, 2014

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird will travel to the United Kingdom from February 12 to 14, 2014, where he will attend the London Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade at the invitation of His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales. Click here to read full article


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