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Sep 17, 2014, 09:54 ET

Government of Canada helps Canadians with disabilities get jobs

TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Mike Lake, Member of Parliament for Edmonton–Mill Woods–Beaumont, on behalf of the Honourable Jason...

Sep 16, 2014, 12:50 ET

Minister Leitch discusses strategies to foster positive mental health in the workplace

OTTAWA, Sept. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Status of Women, today participated in a mental...

Sep 12, 2014, 15:31 ET

Canada Employment Insurance Commission announces 2015 Maximum Insurable Earnings

GATINEAU, QC, Sept. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canada Employment Insurance Commission (CEIC) today announced that the EI Maximum Insurable Earnings (MIE)...

Sep 11, 2014, 10:17 ET

Minister Bergen discusses boosting labour market participation and job creation at G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting

GATINEAU, QC, Sept. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development), today attended the...

Sep 10, 2014, 13:00 ET

Harper Government launches the new Government of Canada: Action for Seniors report

HAMILTON, ON, Sept. 10, 2014 The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State for Seniors, unveiled today the new Government of Canada Action for...

Sep 05, 2014, 15:35 ET

Federal, provincial and territorial ministers of labour raise awareness of psychological health and safety issues in the workplace

HALIFAX, Sept. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for labour met to discuss current and emerging...

Sep 04, 2014, 16:00 ET

Governments of Canada and Yukon launch the Canada Job Grant

WHITEHORSE, YT, Sept. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, Ryan Leef,...

Sep 03, 2014, 10:00 ET

Government of Canada marks 500,000 apprenticeship grants issued to help young Canadians get jobs

TORONTO, Sept. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, today announced that the Government of...

Sep 01, 2014, 07:00 ET

/R E P E A T -- Statement from Minister Leitch on the 120th Anniversary of Labour Day in Canada/

OTTAWA, Aug. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - To mark the upcoming Labour Day holiday on September 1, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and...

Aug 29, 2014, 17:00 ET

Statement from Minister Leitch on the 120th Anniversary of Labour Day in Canada

OTTAWA, Aug. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - To mark the upcoming Labour Day holiday on September 1, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and...

Aug 29, 2014, 16:26 ET

/K I L L B U L L E T I N -- Employment and Social Development Canada - Statement from the Hon. Dr. K. Kellie Leitch/

OTTAWA, Aug. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Employment and Social Development Canada advises that story number c8211 "Statement from the Hon. Dr. K. Kellie...

Aug 29, 2014, 14:00 ET

Statement from the Hon. Dr. K. Kellie Leitch

OTTAWA, Aug. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - To mark Labour Day, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, issued...

Aug 26, 2014, 09:00 ET

Government of Canada supports jobs and opportunities for youth in New Glasgow

Federal government support to assist youth transition to the workforce NEW GLASGOW, NS, Aug. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is...

Aug 25, 2014, 12:00 ET

Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan finalize agreements to help people in Saskatchewan get jobs

Key agreements signed for skills training and employment programs REGINA, Aug. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of...

Aug 22, 2014, 14:22 ET

Collective agreement reached between Cascade Aerospace Inc. and Unifor Local 114

Minister Leitch congratulates parties on reaching an agreement to end the work stoppage OTTAWA, Aug. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K....

Aug 20, 2014, 13:00 ET

Minister Bergen Highlights Six Enabling Accessibility Fund Projects and the Call for Proposals in the Kootenay Region

CRANBROOK, BC, Aug. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development), highlighted Government of...

Aug 19, 2014, 15:57 ET

Governments of Canada and Manitoba support jobs and opportunities for youth in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG, Aug. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - The Governments of Canada and Manitoba are helping equip young Canadians in Winnipeg with the skills and work...

Aug 18, 2014, 19:00 ET

Minister Bergen announces investment to help Canadians in B.C. Rockies region gain job skills

CRANBROOK, BC, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is helping Canadians with disabilities develop the skills and experience they need...

Aug 18, 2014, 11:11 ET

Government of Canada Invests in Housing First Homelessness Initiatives in Peel

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is investing more than $4,600,000 in funding through the Regional Municipality of...

Aug 14, 2014, 11:00 ET

Parliamentary Secretary Scott Armstrong discusses jobs for Aboriginal people in Nova Scotia

HALIFAX, Aug. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Scott Armstrong, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment and Social Development, today held...