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Jan 29, 2015, 17:00 ET

Minister Leitch discusses the protection of young workers with provincial and territorial labour ministers

OTTAWA, Jan. 29, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, held a video...

Jan 26, 2015, 14:22 ET

Governments of Canada and British Columbia continue work to create jobs

OTTAWA, Jan. 26, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, together with the Honourable Chris...

Jan 20, 2015, 14:30 ET

Minister of State Wong Seeks Canadians' Ideas on Creating Jobs, Growth, and Long-Term Prosperity

Residents of Toronto contributed their views to pre-budget consultations TORONTO, Jan. 20, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of...

Jan 20, 2015, 10:30 ET

Minister Wong releases report from the Employer Panel for Caregivers

TORONTO, Jan. 20, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), announced today the release of the Employer Panel for...

Jan 19, 2015, 13:00 ET

MP Wai Young participates in a groundbreaking ceremony for "Cause We Care House" in Vancouver and highlights the Harper Government action to address homelessness

VANCOUVER, Jan. 19, 2015 /CNW/ - Wai Young, Member of Parliament for Vancouver South, on behalf of the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State...

Jan 16, 2015, 16:01 ET

Minister of State Wong Seeks Canadians' Ideas on Creating Jobs, Growth, and Long-Term Prosperity

Residents of Vancouver contributed their views to pre-budget consultations VANCOUVER, Jan. 16, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Alice Wong,...

Jan 14, 2015, 08:00 ET

Minister Leitch concludes successful visit to India

Minister Leitch met Nobel Peace Prize winner and attended 2015 Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit; promoted Canadian efforts on women in the economy;...

Jan 13, 2015, 16:33 ET

The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Canada's Minister of Labour and Minister of the Status of Women, met with Mr. Kailash Sathyarti, the co-recipient of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize

DELHI, India, Jan. 13, 2015 /CNW/ - Minister Leitch and Mr. Sathyarti discussed several issues such as women's rights and the need to fight...

Jan 13, 2015, 12:02 ET

Governments of Canada and Alberta mark Canada Job Grant milestone

EDMONTON, Jan. 13, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, along with the Honourable...

Dec 30, 2014, 16:40 ET

Collective agreement reached between Marine Atlantic Inc. and USW/ILA Council of Trade Unions

Minister Leitch congratulates parties on reaching new agreement OTTAWA, Dec. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister...

Dec 29, 2014, 16:00 ET

Minister Leitch highlights key Labour and Status of Women accomplishments for 2014

GATINEAU, QC, Dec. 29, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, is proud to...

Dec 29, 2014, 09:00 ET

Canada Pension Plan and Old Age Security benefit rates effective January 1, 2015

GATINEAU, QC, Dec. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Employment and Social Development Canada today announced the benefit amounts for the Canada Pension Plan (CPP)...

Dec 23, 2014, 18:02 ET

A review of 2014 at Employment and Social Development Canada

"Our Government remains focused on what matters to Canadians: creating jobs, economic growth and long-term prosperity for all Canadians. Our Jobs...

Dec 23, 2014, 10:00 ET

Minister Bergen highlights key accomplishments for 2014

GATINEAU, QC, Dec. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development, today highlighted some key...

Dec 22, 2014, 14:21 ET

Collective agreement reached between the National Gallery of Canada and PSAC

Minister Leitch congratulates parties on reaching new agreement OTTAWA, Dec. 22, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch,...

Dec 22, 2014, 12:29 ET

Minister Wong highlights key accomplishments for seniors in 2014

GATINEAU, QC, Dec. 22, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - As 2014 comes to an end, the Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), reflected on some of...

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...