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Oct 20, 2014, 07:45 ET

Minister of State (Seniors) highlights Awareness to Action project at elder abuse awareness conference in St. John's

ST. JOHN'S, Oct. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), officially opened the Awareness To Action: Training to...

Oct 17, 2014, 18:30 ET

Minister of State for Seniors participates in the 43rd annual meeting of the Canadian Association on Gerontology

NIAGARA FALLS, ON, Oct. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), highlighted the Government of Canada's work to...

Oct 17, 2014, 14:00 ET

Minister Kenney Talks Jobs and Skills Training at the Canadian Club of Toronto

TORONTO, Oct. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, delivered a keynote speech today at the...

Oct 17, 2014, 12:15 ET

Minister Bergen Highlights Benefits of Registered Disability Savings Plan

Welcomes new RDSP Action Group in B.C. VANCOUVER, Oct. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social...

Oct 16, 2014, 11:43 ET

16th Meeting of Federal, Provincial and Territorial (F/P/T) Ministers Responsible for Seniors

On-going collaboration to support the well-being of seniors living in Canada CHARLOTTETOWN, Oct. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Federal, Provincial and...

Oct 15, 2014, 14:03 ET

Minister Bergen Participates in Event Celebrating Local Manitoba Apprenticeship Graduates

SOUTHPORT, MB, Oct. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development) and Member of Parliament for...

Oct 15, 2014, 09:00 ET

Minister Leitch represents Canada at the Americas regional meeting of the International Labour Organization

LIMA, PERU, Oct. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, in her address at the...

Oct 14, 2014, 13:00 ET

Harper Government invests in project to create financial abuse awareness among PEI residents

CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), announced today New Horizons for Seniors...

Oct 10, 2014, 17:44 ET

Collective agreement reached between the Canadian Transit Company and Teamsters Local 879

Minister Leitch congratulates parties on ratifying a new agreement covering employees at the Ambassador Bridge OTTAWA, Oct. 10, 2014 /CNW/ -...

Oct 10, 2014, 17:11 ET

Harper Government announces increased access to EI sickness benefits

New measures build on Helping Families in Need Act GATINEAU, QC, Oct. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State...

Oct 10, 2014, 10:52 ET

Collective agreement reached between Brink's and Unifor Local 4266

Minister Leitch commends parties on reaching a new agreement for Brink's Ottawa-Cornwall employees OTTAWA, Oct. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable...

Oct 09, 2014, 13:55 ET

Governments of Canada and Alberta launch the Canada Job Grant to help Albertans get jobs

EDMONTON, Oct. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, and the Honourable Ric McIver, Alberta...

Oct 07, 2014, 12:18 ET

New collective agreement ratified between Cameco Corporation and United Steelworkers Local 8914

Minister Leitch congratulates parties on reaching a new agreement for employees at Cameco OTTAWA, Oct. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr....

Oct 02, 2014, 16:45 ET

Minister Kenney talks jobs, skills and the economy at #Can2020

OTTAWA, Oct. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, delivered a keynote speech today at the...

Oct 02, 2014, 16:24 ET

Minister Leitch discusses labour relations issues and trends with Canadian industry leaders

TORONTO, Oct. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, addressed the Mercer Canada...

Oct 02, 2014, 13:00 ET

Government of Canada improves accessibility for Canadians with disabilities in Oshawa

OSHAWA, ON, Oct. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadians with disabilities will gain better access to programs and services in their community, the...

Oct 02, 2014, 10:00 ET

Minister Bergen addresses Special Olympics Canada to highlight benefits of Registered Disability Savings Plan

OTTAWA, Oct. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development), highlighted the benefits of the Registered...

Oct 01, 2014, 12:32 ET

Minister Wong celebrates National Seniors Day as Canada gets one of top rankings worldwide on well-being of seniors

OTTAWA, Oct. 1, 2014  /CNW/ - Canadians across the country are celebrating National Seniors Day today to show their appreciation and...

Sep 30, 2014, 15:43 ET

National Arts Centre and PSAC conclude new collective agreement

Minister Leitch congratulates parties on ratifying a new agreement for employees at Ottawa's National Arts Centre OTTAWA, Sept. 30, 2014...

Sep 30, 2014, 11:01 ET

Collective agreements reached between the Algoma Tankers and the Canadian Merchant Service Guild

Minister Leitch congratulates parties on reaching two new agreements OTTAWA, Sept. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister...