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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...

Aug 12, 2014, 12:04 ET

Governments of Canada and Northwest Territories finalize agreement to help people in the Northwest Territories get jobs

YELLOWKNIFE, Aug. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, on behalf of the...

Aug 12, 2014, 09:00 ET

Governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island launch the Canada Job Grant to help Islanders get jobs

SUMMERSIDE, PE, Aug. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and Member of Parliament for Egmont (Prince...

Aug 08, 2014, 11:00 ET

Minister Kenney discusses jobs for Aboriginal people in Ontario

KENORA, ON, Aug. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, and the Honourable Greg Rickford,...

Aug 07, 2014, 17:00 ET

Minister Bergen announces investment to help Canadians with disabilities in Victoria gain entrepreneurial skills

VICTORIA, Aug. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development), announced today that the Government of...

Aug 06, 2014, 18:00 ET

Minister Bergen launches New Call for Proposals for the Enabling Accessibility Fund for Small Businesses

NANAIMO, BC, Aug. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - The Enabling Accessibility Fund call for proposals was launched today by the Honorable Candice Bergen, Minister...

Aug 04, 2014, 16:00 ET

Minister Kenney talks skills training on tour of GE Aviation Engine Testing Research & Development Centre

WINNIPEG, Aug. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, and Joyce Bateman, Member of...

Aug 01, 2014, 11:57 ET

Social Security Agreement between Canada and the Federative Republic of Brazil

Agreement comes into force August 1, 2014 OTTAWA, Aug. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social...

Jul 29, 2014, 09:39 ET

Government of Canada announces appointment of Ms. Kimberley Henney to the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

OTTAWA, July 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, announced the...

Jul 23, 2014, 22:07 ET

Servisair Inc. and Teamsters reach new collective agreement

Minister Leitch congratulates parties on ratifying a new agreement for employees at Toronto Pearson International Airport OTTAWA, July 23, 2014...

Jul 18, 2014, 16:30 ET

Government of Canada Helps More Skilled Newcomers Get Jobs in Their Fields Faster

VANCOUVER, July 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister for...

Jul 12, 2014, 15:46 ET

Federal, Provincial and Territorial Governments take action to connect Canadians with jobs

CHARLOTTETOWN, July 12, 2014 /CNW/ - Labour Market Ministers from across the country met today to take action to ensure Canadians have the skills...

Jun 30, 2014, 11:10 ET

Old Age Security benefit amounts increase for July to September 2014

OTTAWA, June 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Employment and Social Development Canada today announced the quarterly benefit amounts for Old Age Security (OAS)...

Jun 25, 2014, 16:06 ET

Minister Kenney hosts national Skills Summit Bringing together experts to discuss skills challenges facing Canada

TORONTO, June 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, hosted a one-day skills summit with...

Jun 20, 2014, 17:43 ET

Government of Canada Overhauls Temporary Foreign Worker Program

Ensuring Canadians are first in line for available jobs OTTAWA, June 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and...