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Aug 17, 2013, 16:30 ET

Government of Canada supports internationally trained acupuncturists and traditional Chinese medicine practitioners

VANCOUVER, Aug. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister of Multiculturalism,...

Aug 08, 2013, 15:30 ET

National Seniors Council to examine social isolation of seniors

GATINEAU, QC, Aug. 8, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), today announced the National Seniors Council's new...

Aug 07, 2013, 14:30 ET

Minister of State Wong holds series of consultations

TORONTO, Aug. 7, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), today hosted a round table in Toronto with stakeholder...

Aug 07, 2013, 10:00 ET

Further improvements to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program - Ensuring Canadians get a first chance at available jobs

OTTAWA, Aug. 7, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, today announced reforms to strengthen...

Jul 31, 2013, 17:57 ET

Manitoba Telecom Services and the International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers renew collective agreement

GATINEAU, QC, July 31, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour, congratulated Manitoba Telecom Services (MTS)...

Jul 25, 2013, 19:08 ET

Widespread Support for Canada Job Grant

OTTAWA, July 25, 2013 /CNW/ - Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) is pleased to see the federal...

Jul 18, 2013, 18:15 ET

Minister of State Wong Holds Series of Consultations

VANCOUVER, July 18, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), today hosted two roundtables in Vancouver. The...

Jul 08, 2013, 14:34 ET

Government of Canada congratulates Team Canada finalists at WorldSkills Competition

OTTAWA, July 8, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, today congratulated the Canadian...

Jul 04, 2013, 16:22 ET

Minister Raitt commends Loomis Express and CAW on renewing collective agreements in Alberta and British Columbia

OTTAWA, July 4, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Canada's Labour Minister, commended Loomis Express (Canada) Ltd. and the Canadian...

Jul 01, 2013, 09:00 ET

New option for Old Age Security now available

OTTAWA, July 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Effective today, Canadian seniors can choose to delay receiving their Old Age Security (OAS) pension for up to five...

Jun 28, 2013, 13:50 ET

Minister Raitt commends Loomis Express and CAW Canada on reaching agreements in Manitoba and Saskatchewan

OTTAWA, June 28, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, the Government of Canada's Labour Minister, commended Loomis Express (Canada)...

Jun 26, 2013, 20:41 ET

Harper Government announces changes to Employment Insurance for incarcerated individuals

OTTAWA, June 26, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, today announced modifications to...

Jun 26, 2013, 15:51 ET

Minister Raitt commends Porter and service representatives union on reaching an inaugural collective agreement

OTTAWA, June 26, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Canada's Labour Minister, applauded Porter FBO Limited and the Canadian Office and...

Jun 26, 2013, 13:30 ET

Application deadline fast approaching for 2013-2014 New Horizons for Seniors Program funding

RICHMOND, BC, June 26, 2013 /CNW/ - Eligible organizations across Canada still have the opportunity to submit applications for New Horizons for...

Jun 25, 2013, 15:32 ET

Minister Raitt commends Loomis Express and CAW Canada on ratifying multiple collective agreements

OTTAWA, June 25, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Canada's Labour Minister, congratulated Loomis Express (Canada) Ltd. and the...

Jun 25, 2013, 09:00 ET

Old Age Security benefit amounts increase for July to September 2013

OTTAWA, June 25, 2013 /CNW/ - Human Resources and Skills Development Canada today announced the quarterly benefit amounts for Old Age Security...

Jun 18, 2013, 07:30 ET

Minister Raitt speaks at 2013 International Labour Conference

GENEVA (Switzerland), June 18, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Canada's Labour Minister, today delivered a plenary statement to the 102nd...

Jun 14, 2013, 15:20 ET

Canada taking action to address elder abuse

NEW YORK, June 14, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), was a keynote speaker today at a special event held at...

Jun 14, 2013, 11:30 ET

Minister Raitt announces winners of "It's Your Job!" video contest

BRAMPTON, ON, June 14, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Canada's Labour Minister, today announced the winners of a national social media...

Jun 12, 2013, 17:29 ET

Appointment to the National Seniors Council

GATINEAU, QC, June 12, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, the Honourable Leona...