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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...


Jun 12, 2013, 17:18 ET Minister Raitt announces appointment of Governor to the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

GATINEAU, QC, June 12, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Canada's Labour Minister, today announced the appointment of Ms. Shelley Rowan as...


Jun 12, 2013, 17:09 ET Minister Raitt announces reappointment of Governor to the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

GATINEAU, QC, June 12, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Canada's Labour Minister, today announced the reappointment of Ms. Diana Miles as...


Jun 10, 2013, 09:30 ET Government of Canada highlights elder abuse awareness project while marking World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

TORONTO, June 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Older people with disabilities and people who are deaf will benefit from increased access to supports and services...


Jun 09, 2013, 09:00 ET Standing up for Canadian Families - Harper Government Announces Employment Insurance benefit for parents of critically ill children available today

GATINEAU, QC, June 9, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, announced today that the new...


Jun 03, 2013, 11:00 ET Minister Raitt engages stakeholders on labour issues at FETCO Annual General Meeting

MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 3, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Canada's Labour Minister, today highlighted the role of cooperative and...