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12:24 ET Government of Canada invests in supports for apprentices to complete their training and find work in the skilled trades

Eligible organizations have until August 28, 2020, to apply for funding GATINEAU, QC, July 3, 2020 /CNW/ - In order to better position our country for a strong economic recovery, the Government of...


Jun 24, 2020, 10:12 ET Government of Canada publishes new regulations to prevent harassment and violence in federal workplaces

GATINEAU, QC, June 24, 2020 /CNW/ - All Canadians deserve a workplace free from harassment and violence. That is why the Government of Canada took action through Bill C-65, the federal...


Jun 23, 2020, 09:09 ET The Government of Canada temporarily extends time periods given to employers to recall employees laid off due to the COVID-19 pandemic

GATINEAU, QC, June 23, 2020 /CNW/ - COVID-19 has created challenges on many fronts for Canadian workers and employers. The Government of Canada wants to ensure that as many Canadians as possible have ...


Jun 21, 2020, 23:28 ET Statement by Minister Qualtrough on the anniversary of the Accessible Canada Act

GATINEAU, QC, June 21, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, today issued the following statement: "On June 21, 2019,...


Jun 15, 2020, 08:25 ET Statement - Minister of Seniors, Deb Schulte, marks World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

GATINEAU, QC, June 15, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Deb Schulte, Minister of Seniors, issued the following statement: « On June 15, we mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day to recognize and...


Jun 12, 2020, 08:07 ET Statement by the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Labour

GATINEAU, QC, June 12, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Labour issued the following statement regarding the collective bargaining negotiations between the Canada Post...


Jun 06, 2020, 12:49 ET National disability organizations receive additional funding to support and enhance accessible communications and engagement activities related to the COVID-19 pandemic

GATINEAU, QC, June 6, 2020 /CNW/ - The COVID-19 pandemic has emphasized the day-to-day obstacles that persons with disabilities face and the Government of Canada remains dedicated to working with...


Jun 04, 2020, 13:37 ET Youth leaders from across Canada help build more inclusive and accessible communities and workplaces

OTTAWA, ON, June 4, 2020 /CNW/ - During these trying times it is increasingly important that youth remain engaged in their communities, as changes to routine and isolation can have a negative impact...


Jun 02, 2020, 13:05 ET Newly modernized Enabling Accessibility Fund issues a call for proposals

GATINEAU, QC, June 2, 2020 /CNW/ - The COVID-19 pandemic has emphasized the day-to-day obstacles that persons with disabilities face. Isolation, financial insecurity and barriers to employment...


Jun 01, 2020, 13:08 ET Government of Canada announces funding for the social and economic inclusion of persons with disabilities

GATINEAU, QC, June 1, 2020 /CNW/ - Canadians across the country are feeling the economic impacts of COVID-19. In order to ensure a strong recovery, all Canadians need to be able to contribute equally ...


May 21, 2020, 13:00 ET Statement - Minister of Labour provides an update on ongoing engagement with provincial and territorial counterparts and leaders of labour and industry to keep Canadian workers safe

GATINEAU, QC, May 21, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Labour, issued the following statement: "Governments in Canada have taken wide-ranging steps to support businesses,...


May 20, 2020, 12:18 ET Government of Canada announces funding to support organizations accelerating action on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Canada

GATINEAU, QC, May 20, 2020 /CNW/ - As all Canadians are facing the unprecedented challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of Canada is taking immediate, significant and decisive...


May 20, 2020, 10:05 ET Minister of Labour recognizes outstanding employment equity employers

OTTAWA, May 20, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Labour, announced the 2019 annual Employment Equity Achievement Award winners. These awards recognize federally...


May 16, 2020, 12:43 ET Support for Community Organizations Helping Canadians

GATINEAU, QC, May 16, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Canadian charities and non-profit organizations are on the frontlines. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the need for their services is now greater than ever...


May 15, 2020, 11:32 ET Canada Summer Jobs start rolling out to keep young people working during COVID-19

GATINEAU, QC, May 15, 2020 /CNW/ - A strong workforce includes good job opportunities for youth. That is why the Government is working with employers across the country during this unprecedented time ...


May 13, 2020, 14:08 ET Canada Emergency Student Benefit application period to launch on May 15, 2020

GATINEAU, QC, May 13, 2020 /CNW/ - Post-secondary students across Canada are facing unprecedented challenges as they work to complete their studies and find summer jobs in the midst of the COVID-19...


May 12, 2020, 10:09 ET Media Advisory - Announcement on seniors financial support

GATINEAU, QC, May 12, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Deb Schulte, Minister of Seniors and the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, President of the Treasury Board will hold a media teleconference to discus...


May 08, 2020, 09:43 ET Joint statement from Minister Qualtrough, Minister Morneau and Minister Duclos

GATINEAU, QC, May 8, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, President of the Treasury...


May 05, 2020, 09:00 ET Statement by Minister Qualtrough on Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month

GATINEAU, QC, May 5, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, today issued the following statement: "Every May, we come...


Apr 29, 2020, 20:04 ET Government of Canada introduces legislation to support students in need

OTTAWA, April 29, 2020 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada continues to take direct action to support Canadian workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, providing support to those who need it most. Today,...


Apr 29, 2020, 15:44 ET The governments of Canada and Quebec announce more support for vulnerable people who are experiencing homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless during the COVID-19 pandemic

Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux of Quebec - Employment and Social Development Canada GATINEAU, QC, April 29, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and ...


Apr 28, 2020, 09:45 ET Statement by the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Labour

GATINEAU, QC, April 28, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Labour, issued the following statement marking the National Day of Mourning: "On the National Day of Mourning,...


Apr 23, 2020, 14:24 ET Minister Qualtrough participates in Extraordinary G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial virtual meeting

GATINEAU, QC, April 23, 2020 /CNW/ - The world is facing a serious public health and economic crisis. In recent weeks, Canada has taken immediate, significant and decisive action to support Canadians ...


Apr 15, 2020, 14:19 ET Joint Statement by the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Labour, and leaders from labour and industry regarding support for workers and employers during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis

GATINEAU, QC, April 15, 2020 /CNW/ - The Minister of Labour, the Honourable Filomena Tassi, and leaders from labour and industry issued the following joint statement today after a teleconference with ...


Apr 10, 2020, 12:08 ET Statement by Minister Qualtrough on Canada's Disability-Inclusive approach to its COVID-19 pandemic response

GATINEAU, QC, April 10, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, today issued the following statement: "From the onset of...