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Prime Minister welcomes Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders report

Prime Minister welcomes Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders report
Ottawa – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement to welcome the first report from the Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders: “I am pleased to welcome today the Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders’ first report, which is focused on supporting and growing women-owned businesses. This report is... Read More

Bell Let’s Talk doubles Community Fund for grassroots mental health programs

Bell Let’s Talk doubles Community Fund for grassroots mental health programs
$2 million in annual funding for community organizations nationwide MONTRÉAL – As Canada gets ready for Bell Let’s Talk Day on January 31, Bell today announced it is doubling its annual Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund to $2 million. Accepting applications for 2018 grants starting today, the Community Fund supports local mental health programs that improve access to care in Canadian communities of all... Read More

Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada announces new national award to honour Canadians who stand up for at-risk kids

Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada announces new national award to honour Canadians who stand up for at-risk kids
Award includes $75,000 in grants to child- or youth-serving agencies TORONTO, Jan. 17, 2018 /CNW/ – Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada is pleased to announce the new Stand Up for Kids National Award to recognize extraordinary people who have made an indelible mark by improving the lives of children and youth living in Canada’s child welfare system. Presented to individuals whose efforts and dedication have made a... Read More

Mental Wellness and Living with Dementia – Alzheimer’s Awareness Month – January 2018

Mental Wellness and Living with Dementia – Alzheimer’s Awareness Month – January 2018
OTTAWA – January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month – an opportunity to reflect on our growing understanding of Alzheimer’s and other dementias, and our need to listen to, and learn from, people living with the disease. Dementia is still clouded by stigma, not unlike that experienced by those living with mental health problems or illnesses. With the right care and support, people living... Read More

RCMP launches new Auxiliary program for volunteers

RCMP launches new Auxiliary program for volunteers
OTTAWA – For over half a century, RCMP Auxiliaries have volunteered their time contributing to community policing and crime prevention across Canada. Following extensive consultation with Auxiliaries, provincial, territorial and municipal partners and other stakeholders, the RCMP is implementing a new model that includes three tiers. Provinces and territories will be able to choose one or a combination of the tiers based on... Read More

Canada’s Over 8 Million SCENE Cardholders Treated To Free Popcorn on Friday, January 19, 2018

Canada’s Over 8 Million SCENE Cardholders Treated To Free Popcorn on Friday, January 19, 2018
TORONTO – There’s nothing better than the feeling you get when you are sitting in a theatre as the lights go down snacking on a bag of hot, freshly made Cineplex popcorn. That’s why today Cineplex announced that it is treating the over 8 million SCENE cardholders across Canada to a free bag of fluffy, buttery goodness on National Popcorn... Read More

The Prime Minister announces the appointment of the Secretary and the Associate Secretary to the Governor General

The Prime Minister announces the appointment of the Secretary and the Associate Secretary to the Governor General
Ottawa – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the appointment of Assunta Di Lorenzo as Secretary to the Governor General. This appointment is effective February 2, 2018. The Prime Minister also announced the appointment of Marie-Geneviève Mounier as Associate Secretary to the Governor General. This appointment is effective February 14, 2018. The Prime Minister took this opportunity to recognize Stephen Wallace, former Secretary to the Governor General,... Read More

Prime Minister to attend World Economic Forum in Davos

Prime Minister to attend World Economic Forum in Davos
Ottawa – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that he will travel to Davos, Switzerland, from January 22 to 25, 2018, to attend the World Economic Forum annual meeting. At the meeting, the Prime Minister will meet with other world leaders, global business leaders, and representatives of civil society to explore ways to grow Canada’s middle class and create new... Read More

Prime Minister launches Canada Service Corps

Prime Minister launches Canada Service Corps
Ottawa – The Prime Minister and Minister of Youth, Justin Trudeau, launched the design phase of Canada Service Corps Tuesday, Canada’s new national youth service initiative. Canada Service Corps will encourage young Canadians to get involved in service to their communities and gain valuable skills and experience that will benefit them in every aspect of life. It will also provide young... Read More

Statement by the Prime Minister on Raoul Wallenberg Day

Statement by the Prime Minister on Raoul Wallenberg Day
Ottawa – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Raoul Wallenberg Day: “Today, we pay tribute to Raoul Wallenberg, a humanitarian and hero who saved tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews during the Holocaust. “Working as a Swedish diplomat in Budapest, Mr. Wallenberg issued ‘protective passports’ to thousands of Hungarian Jews. Known as the Schutz-Pass, these documents... Read More