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May 24, 2019, 15:44 ET Rural communities in central Ontario will benefit from faster Internet

Residents to get new or faster Internet access thanks to Government of Canada investment OTTAWA, May 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians understand the importance of building up communities and have always...


May 24, 2019, 15:00 ET Parliamentary Secretary Richard Hébert met with entrepreneurs and small business owners in Percé, Sainte-Thérèse-de-Gaspé and Gaspé

He shared how the federal government is helping small business owners start up, scale up and access new markets GASPÉ, QC, May 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Small businesses make up 98% of all Canadian businesses ...


May 24, 2019, 13:29 ET UPDATE - Minister Lebouthillier and Parliamentary Secretary Hébert meet with local business representatives to discuss how the new Federal Tourism

Please note that the content of the release has changed New strategy will empower communities and create jobs for the middle class CAP-D'ESPOIR, QC, May 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's tourism sector is...


May 24, 2019, 12:07 ET Parliamentary Secretary Lockhart meets with local businesses to discuss how the new Federal Tourism Growth Strategy will support economic growth in

Government of Canada makes investments to empower communities and create middle class jobs SAINT JOHN, NB, May 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's tourism sector is booming, bringing in record numbers of...


May 24, 2019, 08:00 ET Government of Canada invests in innovative discovery research at Dalhousie University

Funding will support students and researchers in fields from agriculture to mathematics HALIFAX, May 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Fresh ideas have the power to change the way we view the world and can lead to...


May 23, 2019, 15:00 ET Minister Joly meets with local tourism stakeholders to discuss how the new Federal Tourism Growth Strategy will support economic growth in B.C.

New strategy to strengthen and diversify the tourism sector in all regions of Canada VANCOUVER, May 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Small and medium-sized enterprises are the backbone of Canada's tourism sector and ...


May 23, 2019, 14:53 ET Minister Bains announces investment to accelerate medical breakthroughs that will enable truly personalized health care

Innovation competition brings together more than 90 partners from across Canada to deliver better health outcomes for Canadians MONTRÉAL, May 23, 2019 /CNW/ - From the discovery of insulin to stem...


May 23, 2019, 14:49 ET Media Advisory - Parliamentary Secretary Lockhart to highlight new Federal Tourism Growth Strategy in New Brunswick

SAINT JOHN, May 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Alaina Lockhart, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, will be in Saint John as part of a tour of the Atlantic...


May 23, 2019, 13:30 ET Government of Canada invests in world-leading clean water technology

Innovation to reduce environmental impact from oil and gas industry operations while reducing costs of production DELTA, BC, May 23, 2019 /CNW/ - A strong economy and a clean environment go...


May 23, 2019, 12:00 ET Minister Lebouthillier to discuss how the new federal tourism strategy will support economic growth in Gaspésie

New strategy will empower communities and create jobs for the middle class PERCÉ, QC, May 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's tourism sector is booming, bringing in record numbers of international visitors in...


May 23, 2019, 11:12 ET Media Advisory - Minister Duncan to celebrate investment in science and engineering researchers at Dalhousie University

HALIFAX, May 23, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, will visit Dalhousie University to celebrate the Government of Canada's latest investment in researchers and ...


May 23, 2019, 11:00 ET Minister Bibeau meets with agriculture entrepreneurs to discuss how the new Federal Tourism Growth Strategy will support economic growth in the

New strategy will empower communities and create jobs for the middle class SHERBROOKE, QC, May 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's tourism sector is booming, bringing in record numbers of international...


May 23, 2019, 09:15 ET Government of Canada supports the forestry sector through an investment in new innovative and environmentally friendly products and processes

Investment will help develop innovative pulp and paper products and usage while creating and maintaining 743 jobs in Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Brompton, Quebec CORNER BROOK, NL,...


May 23, 2019, 09:15 ET Government of Canada supports the forestry sector through an investment in new innovative and environmentally friendly products and processes

Investment will help develop innovative pulp and paper products and usage while creating and maintaining 743 jobs in Brompton, Quebec, and in Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador BROMPTON, QC, May ...


May 23, 2019, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Joly to Address Chambers to Highlight Sustainable Tourism/

VERNON, BC, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, will be delivering speaking remarks at the Greater Vernon Chamber of...


May 23, 2019, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Government of Canada to make clean tech innovation announcement/

DELTA, BC, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation,...


May 23, 2019, 08:30 ET Parliamentary Secretary Lockhart meets with representatives of local tourism businesses to discuss how the new Federal Tourism Growth Strategy will

Government of Canada makes investments to empower communities and create middle class jobs HALIFAX, May 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Nova Scotia's tourism sector continues to grow, particularly in smaller...


May 23, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Parliamentary Secretary Lockhart to highlight new Federal Tourism Growth Strategy in Nova Scotia/

HALIFAX, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Alaina Lockhart, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, will be in Halifax as part of a tour of the Atlantic...


May 23, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - MP Hutchings to announce support for modernization of Corner Brook plant/

OTTAWA, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Gudie Hutchings, Member of Parliament for Long Range Mountains, will announce an important investment through the Strategic Innovation Fund on behalf of the Honourable...


May 23, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Lebouthillier to highlight new Federal Tourism Growth Strategy in Percé/

PERCÉ, QC, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue, will be in Gaspésie to highlight the importance of rural and remote tourism and talk about Creating...


May 23, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Bains to discuss trust in the digital world at C2 Montréal and make a Strategic Innovation Fund

OTTAWA, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development will deliver a keynote address on building trust in the digital world at C2...


May 23, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Bibeau to highlight new Federal Tourism Growth Strategy in Sherbrooke/

SHERBROOKE, QC, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will be in Sherbrooke to highlight the importance of agritourism and talk about...


May 23, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Bibeau to celebrate the completion of infrastructure project at Université de Sherbrooke/

SHERBROOKE, QC, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development, will be at Université de Sherbrooke tomorrow on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, ...


May 23, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Bibeau in Brompton, Quebec, to announce support for innovative food packaging/

OTTAWA, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will announce an important investment through the Strategic Innovation Fund on behalf of the...


May 22, 2019, 16:00 ET Federal government invests to strengthen Indigenous tourism and create middle class jobs

Indigenous tourism is a focal point of the Federal Tourism Growth Strategy WINNIPEG, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - The history and contributions of Indigenous peoples are deeply embedded in Canada's identity. ...