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Dec 17, 2014, 13:30 ET

Minister Leitch speaks to the Vernon Chamber of Commerce about the importance of strong labour relations and the need for more women on boards

VERNON, BC, Dec. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, at a meeting of the Vernon Chamber of Commerce, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour...

Dec 17, 2014, 12:59 ET

Government of Canada announces new Chairperson of Canada Industrial Relations Board

OTTAWA, Dec. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, announced the...

Dec 12, 2014, 14:30 ET

Harper Government invests in Housing First homelessness initiatives in the Brandon area and across Manitoba

BRANDON, MB, Dec. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Harper Government is investing more than $5.7 million in funding through the Brandon Neighbourhood...

Dec 08, 2014, 16:23 ET

Minister Leitch and United States Labor Secretary Tom Perez hold bilateral talks in Ottawa

Minister Leitch and Secretary Perez discussed paid leave and the advancement of women in the workplace GATINEAU, QC, Dec. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - The...

Dec 05, 2014, 12:57 ET

Minister Wong celebrates Canadian volunteers' contribution on International Volunteer Day

GATINEAU, QC, Dec. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), today marked International Volunteer Day by...

Dec 05, 2014, 09:00 ET

Government of Canada announces appointments to the Canada Industrial Relations Board

OTTAWA, Dec. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, announced two new...

Dec 03, 2014, 15:51 ET

Minister Bergen recognizes International Day of Persons with Disabilities

OTTAWA, Dec. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development, marked the International Day of...

Dec 02, 2014, 14:15 ET

Government of Canada supports summer jobs for youth

GATINEAU, QC, Dec. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Scott Armstrong, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment and Social Development, announced...

Dec 01, 2014, 13:21 ET

Social Security Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Serbia - Agreement comes into force December 1, 2014

OTTAWA, Dec. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister for Multiculturalism, has...

Dec 01, 2014, 13:11 ET

Minister Bergen launches new call for proposals to help Canadians with disabilities obtain jobs

Organizations invited to apply for funding under reformed Opportunities Fund OTTAWA, Dec. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Candice...

Nov 28, 2014, 15:30 ET

Collective agreement reached between St. John's Shipping Association Limited and the Longshoremen's Protective Union, Local 1953

Minister Leitch congratulates parties on reaching new agreement OTTAWA, Nov. 28, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch,...

Nov 28, 2014, 15:30 ET

Minister Wong marks the end of Financial Literacy Month by highlighting the importance of financial literacy for seniors

WINNIPEG, Nov. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), joined by Lawrence Toet, Member of Parliament for...

Nov 28, 2014, 09:45 ET

Government of Canada supports jobs and opportunities for youth and Canadians with disabilities in Newfoundland and Labrador

ST. JOHN'S, Nov. 28, 2014  /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is helping 70 youth and Canadians with disabilities develop the skills and...

Nov 27, 2014, 20:20 ET

Government of Canada announces appointment of additional Social Security Tribunal members

GATINEAU, QC, Nov. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister for Multiculturalism,...

Nov 24, 2014, 10:00 ET

Release of National Seniors Council report on the social isolation of seniors

GATINEAU, QC, Nov. 24, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister for...

Nov 20, 2014, 13:22 ET

Government of Canada Highlights New Tax Cuts and Benefits for Canadian Families on National Child Day

GATINEAU, QC, Nov. 20, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, to mark National Child Day, the Government of Canada is reiterating its commitments to helping...

Nov 20, 2014, 11:54 ET

Minister Kenney talks careers in the skilled trades at the Building Meaning Project National Roundtable

OTTAWA, Nov. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, delivered a keynote speech today at the...

Nov 18, 2014, 11:02 ET

Richardson Milling and United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1400 finalize agreement

Minister Leitch congratulates parties on reaching a new collective agreement OTTAWA, Nov. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch,...

Nov 17, 2014, 10:04 ET

Minister Bergen highlights the importance of saving for children's post-secondary education during Financial Literacy Month

OTTAWA, Nov. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development, marked Financial Literacy month by...

Nov 14, 2014, 09:00 ET

/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Employment and Social Development Canada/

OTTAWA, Nov. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors) and Andrew Saxton, Member of Parliament for North...