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Government of Canada Helps Canadians With Disabilities Get Jobs

September 17, 2014

Mike Lake, Member of Parliament for Edmonton–Mill Woods–Beaumont, on behalf of the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister for Multiculturalism, highlighted the Government of Canada's contribution to the creation of Canadian Business SenseAbility and participated in the organization's launch today, in Toronto. Click here to read full article


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Government of Canada will announce the launch of an organization to help more Canadian companies recognize the benefits of hiring people with disabilities.

September 16, 2014

The Honourable Mike Lake, Member of Parliament for Edmonton–Mill Woods–Beaumont, on behalf of the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, will announce the launch of an organization to help more Canadian companies recognize the benefits of hiring people with disabilities. Click here to read full article


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Minister Leitch discusses strategies to foster positive mental health in the workplace

September 16, 2014

The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Status of Women, today participated in a mental health roundtable, hosted by the Economic Club of Canada. Minister Leitch was joined by fellow panelists:Dr. Karen R. Cohen, Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Psychological Association;Chris Anderson, President of Medaca Health Group; and Mike Schwartz,Senior Vice-President […]


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Status of Women Canada: Government of Canada releases Action Plan to Address Family Violence and Violent Crimes Against Aboriginal Women and Girls

September 15, 2014

Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, released the Government of Canada's Action Plan to Address Family Violence and Violent Crimes Against Aboriginal Women and Girls. Click here to read full article


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Replacement of Outfall Underway at Greater Nanaimo Pollution Control Centre

September 12, 2014

Upgrades at the Regional District of Nanaimo's Greater Nanaimo Pollution Control Centre are currently underway, with the replacement of the underground section of the Departure Bay outfall. Multiple areas of weakness and deterioration will be addressed, including the replacement of pipes, which will reduce the potential for effluent leaks causing negative environmental impacts to both […]


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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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