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May 17, 2020, 10:00 ET Statement by Minister Chagger on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

GATINEAU, QC, May 17, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia, we recognize the stigma, discrimination and violence that LGBTQ2 individuals, in...


May 08, 2020, 12:00 ET Emergency Support Fund for Cultural, Heritage and Sport Organizations: next steps to support the industry impacted by the global COVID-19 pandemic

Culture, Heritage and Sport: details of the $500 million to help alleviate the financial pressures of affected organizations GATINEAU, QC, May 8, 2020 /CNW/ - Culture, heritage and sport...


May 01, 2020, 13:00 ET Statement by Minister Bardish Chagger marking Jewish Heritage Month

May is Jewish Heritage Month in Canada GATINEAU, QC, May 1, 2020 /CNW/ - This May marks the third annual Jewish Heritage Month, a time to celebrate Jewish culture, faith, and history in Canada....


May 01, 2020, 09:00 ET Statement by Minister Chagger on Asian Heritage Month

May 1st marks the beginning Asian Heritage Month in Canada GATINEAU, QC, May 1, 2020 /CNW/ - Today marks the start of Asian Heritage Month in Canada, a time to highlight the rich diversity of the...


Apr 21, 2020, 14:00 ET Media Advisory - Minister Guilbeault to participate in UNESCO's first virtual Ministers of Culture meeting

Minister Guilbeault to participate in UNESCO's first virtual Ministers of Culture meeting to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the cultural sector. OTTAWA, April 21, 2020 /CNW/ - The...


Apr 17, 2020, 12:00 ET Statement by Minister Guilbeault on Canada Day celebrations

Changes coming to Canada Day 2020 program in light of COVID-19 OTTAWA, April 17, 2020 /CNW/ - In light of the current and ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in Canada and around the world, our government has...


Apr 07, 2020, 14:34 ET Supporting Canadians to Think Critically About Online Health Information

The Government of Canada is funding projects to prevent misleading COVID-19 information and to support social cohesion throughout the country GATINEAU, QC, April 7, 2020 /CNW/ - Now more than ever,...


Mar 30, 2020, 17:06 ET COVID-19: the Government of Canada Provides Relief to the Broadcasting Sector

As part of the government's broader efforts to support the broadcasting sector, the CRTC is waiving the next payment of licence fees GATINEAU, QC, March 30, 2020 /CNW/ - Canadians rely on radio and...


Mar 25, 2020, 14:51 ET COVID-19: The Government of Canada is taking action to support the publishing and news sectors

GATINEAU, QC, March 25, 2020 /CNW/ - In unprecedented times, Canadians turn to the web, newspapers as well as conventional television and radio stations to get well-sourced and factual information...


Mar 24, 2020, 19:22 ET Statement from Minister of Canadian Heritage Following the IOC and Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee's Decision to Postpone Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

The Government of Canada thanks the Tokyo 2020 organizers and their partners for their unparalleled dedication in the planning of the Olympic and Paralympic Games OTTAWA, March 24, 2020 /CNW/ - On...


Mar 12, 2020, 17:48 ET The Government of Canada Consults with Indigenous Peoples on the Implementation of the Indigenous Languages Act

Minister Guilbeault is in Whitehorse today to take part in a consultation and engagement session with Yukon First Nations, focused on the Commissioner of Indigenous Languages and directors...


Mar 09, 2020, 14:00 ET Statement by Minister Chagger on Holi

Today, many Canadians celebrate Holi, also known as the Festival of Colours OTTAWA, March 9, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, Hindu communities in Canada and around the world gather to celebrate Holi, also known...


Mar 08, 2020, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Parliamentary Secretary Adam van Koeverden Speaks at Canada We Want Conference/

The Government of Canada supports meaningful opportunities for young people to be heard and respected SCHOMBERG, ON, March 6, 2020 /CNW/ - Adam van Koeverden, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister...


Mar 06, 2020, 18:06 ET Media Advisory - Parliamentary Secretary Adam van Koeverden Speaks at Canada We Want Conference

The Government of Canada supports meaningful opportunities for young people to be heard and respected SCHOMBERG, ON, March 6, 2020 /CNW/ - Adam van Koeverden, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister...


Mar 06, 2020, 16:30 ET Putting Francophone and Indigenous Cultures on the Big Screen Across Canada

The Government of Canada will support for the Tournée Québec Cinéma MONTRÉAL, March 6, 2020 /CNW/ - When it comes to the movies, we get so much more out of the experience when we can identify with...


Mar 06, 2020, 14:45 ET Supporting the Integration of Newcomer Children Through an Innovative Sport Initiative

Support from the Government of Canada will help Boys and Girls Club of West Scarborough offer a trauma-informed sport program for newcomer children SCARBOROUGH, ON, March 6, 2020 /CNW/ - The...


Mar 06, 2020, 10:00 ET Supporting Heritage Spaces in Pickering

The Government of Canada supports the construction of the Pickering Heritage & Community Centre PICKERING, ON, March 6, 2020 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is committed to supporting the creation...


Mar 06, 2020, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Blair to Announce Support for an Innovative Sport Initiative to Integrate Newcomer Children/

The Government of Canada encourages organizations to try new approaches to increase sport participation SCARBOROUGH, ON, March 5, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of Public Safety and ...


Mar 05, 2020, 12:15 ET Supporting Creativity and Performance at Montréal's Théâtre Denise-Pelletier

The Government of Canada provides funding for the 2020–2023 seasons at the Fred-Barry Room at the Théâtre Denise-Pelletier MONTRÉAL, March 5, 2020 /CNW/ - Cultural institutions play a vital role in...


Mar 05, 2020, 10:00 ET Media Advisory - Minister Blair to Announce Support for an Innovative Sport Initiative to Integrate Newcomer Children

The Government of Canada encourages organizations to try new approaches to increase sport participation SCARBOROUGH, ON, March 5, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of Public Safety and ...


Mar 05, 2020, 08:00 ET Media Advisory - Member of Parliament Jennifer O'Connell to Make Cultural Infrastructure Announcement in Pickering

Ms. Jennifer O'Connell, Member of Parliament (Pickering-Uxbridge), will make a cultural infrastructure funding announcement PICKERING, ON, March 5, 2020 /CNW/ - Ms. Jennifer O'Connell, Member of...


Mar 04, 2020, 15:00 ET Teacher Recruitment and Retention Strategy: An Investment of $2.2 Million in British Columbia

More French teachers in British Columbia, thanks to support from the federal government VICTORIA, March 4, 2020 /CNW/ - For many years, stakeholders in the education community across the country have ...


Mar 04, 2020, 10:00 ET UPDATE - Media Advisory - Minister Mélanie Joly and Minister Rob Fleming to Make Important Announcement in Support of the Francophonie in British Columbia

Please note that the time of the event has changed. The Government of Canada Takes Concrete Action to Address the Shortage of Francophone Teachers in British Columbia VICTORIA, March 3, 2020 /CNW/ -...


Mar 04, 2020, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Media Availability with Minister Bardish Chagger on the LGBTQ2 Community Capacity Fund Call for Proposals/

The Government of Canada supports the work LGBTQ2 organizations do to create a fairer, more equal, and more inclusive Canada OTTAWA, March 3, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Minister of...


Mar 03, 2020, 17:41 ET Media Advisory - Minister Mélanie Joly and Minister Rob Fleming to Make Important Announcement in Support of the Francophonie in British Columbia

The Government of Canada Takes Concrete Action to Address the Shortage of Francophone Teachers in British Columbia VICTORIA, March 3, 2020 /CNW/ - Together with the Government of British Columbia,...