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May 18, 2015, 14:30 ET Minister Leitch renews Canada-Brazil Memorandum of Understanding on labour cooperation

SAO PAULO, Brazil, May 18, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of...


Apr 27, 2015, 10:55 ET Océan Remorquage Montréal Inc. and the Seafarers' International Union of Canada reach a new collective agreement

Minister Leitch congratulates both parties OTTAWA, April 27, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and...


Mar 22, 2015, 17:45 ET Statement from the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development and Regional Minister for the National Capital Region

OTTAWA, March 22, 2015 /CNW/ - "There is nothing more inspiring than people determined to work hard and contribute despite the obstacles life puts...


Mar 20, 2015, 12:41 ET Minister Poilievre congratulates first Canada Apprentice Loan recipients in Ontario

TORONTO, March 20, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, today congratulated the first...


Mar 18, 2015, 14:17 ET Media Advisory - Employment and Social Development Canada

OTTAWA, March 18, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), along with the Honourable Tim Uppal, Minister...


Mar 18, 2015, 11:55 ET Océan Remorquage Québec Inc. and the Canadian Merchant Service Guild reach a collective agreement

Minister Leitch congratulates both parties OTTAWA, March 18, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and...


Mar 18, 2015, 11:40 ET Canadian National Railway and Unifor reach new collective agreements

Minister Leitch congratulates both parties OTTAWA, March 18, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and...


Mar 17, 2015, 16:23 ET Minister Poilievre congratulates first Canada Apprentice Loan recipients in Alberta

EDMONTON, AB, March 17, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, joined by the Honourable...


Mar 17, 2015, 14:35 ET Minister Poilievre talks about skills, training and helping Canadian families prosper at the Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

EDMONTON, March 17, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, outlined the Government's low-tax...


Mar 17, 2015, 10:00 ET Minister Leitch challenges young Newfoundlanders and Labradorians to become workplace health and safety leaders

ST. JOHN'S, March 17, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women,...


Mar 16, 2015, 17:59 ET Minister Poilievre congratulates first Canada Apprentice Loan recipients in British Columbia

VANCOUVER, March 16, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, today congratulated the first...


Mar 16, 2015, 12:07 ET Minister Poilievre highlights government support for families and job training at Vancouver Board of Trade

VANCOUVER, March 16, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, on his first visit to British Columbia as Minister of Employment and Social...


Mar 16, 2015, 10:30 ET Minister Leitch commends Nova Scotia trucking industry on its commitment to workplace health and safety

HALIFAX, March 16, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women,...


Feb 26, 2015, 10:50 ET Montreal Gateway Terminals Partnership and the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 4317, reach collective agreement

Minister Leitch congratulates both parties OTTAWA, Feb. 26, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and...


Feb 16, 2015, 15:08 ET Canadian Pacific Railway Company and Teamsters Canada Rail Conference agree to a voluntary arbitration process

OTTAWA, Feb. 16, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, congratulated the...


Feb 16, 2015, 09:30 ET Government of Canada expands passport services in Brantford, Ontario

BRANTFORD, ON, Feb. 16, 2015 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada today announced the opening of passport receiving services within the Service Canada...


Feb 15, 2015, 02:30 ET Statement from the Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women

MONTREAL, Feb. 15, 2015­ /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Canada's Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women,...


Feb 11, 2015, 16:30 ET Minister of State (Seniors) highlights new approach to address the social isolation of seniors in Canada

VANCOUVER, Feb. 11, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), highlighted the Government of Canada's work to tackle the...


Feb 11, 2015, 15:40 ET Minister Bergen congratulates CMHA for the grand opening of the House of Hope in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, MB, Feb. 11, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development, today congratulated...


Feb 04, 2015, 10:22 ET Government of Canada expands passport services in Sarnia, Ontario

SARNIA, ON, Feb. 4, 2015 /CNW/ - Patricia Davidson, Member of Parliament for Sarnia — Lambton, on behalf of the Honourable Jason...


Feb 02, 2015, 14:18 ET Government of Canada expands passport services in Kingston, Ontario

KINGSTON, ON, Feb. 2, 2015 /CNW/ - Gordon Brown, Member of Parliament for Leeds-Grenville, on behalf of the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of...


Feb 02, 2015, 13:03 ET Servisair Inc. and Unifor Local 2002 reach collective agreement

Minister Leitch congratulates both parties OTTAWA, Feb. 2, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and...


Feb 01, 2015, 08:44 ET Jazz Aviation and the Air Line Pilots Association reach historic 11-year collective agreement

Minister Leitch congratulates both parties OTTAWA, Feb. 1, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and...


Jan 31, 2015, 17:05 ET Collective agreement reached between the United Steelworkers and Canadian National Railway

Minister Leitch congratulates parties on reaching an agreement OTTAWA, Jan. 31, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch,...


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...