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Putting Nuclear Safety First

May 8, 2014

The first national, multi-jurisdictional, nuclear emergency response exercise to be conducted since 1999 Click here to read full article


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Minister Kenney Applauds Polytechnics Canada for Preparing Students for In-Demand Jobs

May 8, 2014

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, praised Polytechnics Canada for equipping students with in-demand skills for today's economy Click here to read full article


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Statement by Minister Leitch on North American Occupational Safety and Health Week

May 6, 2014

The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of the Status of Women, today challenged all Canadians, especially employers and employees, to help prevent injuries and illnesses in the workplace, at home and in the community. Click here to read full article


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Government of Canada takes action to help apprentices and promote the skilled trades

May 6, 2014

Today, the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, spoke at the Canadian Building Trades Conference about the Government of Canada's ongoing commitment to support apprenticeships and the skilled trades. Click here to read full article


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Minister Finley responds to Auditor General's 2014 Spring Report

May 6, 2014

The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, today responded to the findings in the Auditor General Spring 2014 Report for which her department has responsibility. Click here to read full article


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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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