Harper Government Supports Innovative Technologies for Pipeline Leak Detection Systems

The Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, today announced an investment to enable feasibility evaluations of pipeline leak detection system technologies. …read more

Source: Government of Canada

    

New caps for Federal Skilled Worker and Federal Skilled Trades Programs, and Canadian Experience Class

On April 26, 2014, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) will issue a new set of Ministerial Instructions to immigration officers regarding the processing of applications to the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP), Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP), and Canadian Experience Class (CEC). …read more

Source: Government of Canada

    

Preparing for the launch of “Express Entry”

Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander today announced new measures in key economic immigration programs to prepare for next year’s launch of Express Entry, Canada’s new active recruitment model. Express Entry will lead to a faster and more flexible economic immigration system that will address Canada’s economic and labour market needs. …read more

Source: Government of Canada

    

UN in DR Congo pledges support, good offices to upcoming polls

The United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) will provide technical and logistical support for upcoming elections, the top UN official in the country today confirmed, stressing that the planning for the polls must be well organized and well-funded. …read more

Source: United Nations

    

Bangladesh: one year on, UN welcomes initial payments to survivors of factory collapse

One year after the global garment industry’s worst industrial accident, the fund chaired by the United Nations to compensate victims of Bangladesh’s Rana Plaza factory collapse has begun issuing its initial round of payments, as efforts to address the root causes of the disaster continue. …read more

Source: United Nations

    

The Honourable Alice Wong will make an announcement regarding Government of Canada support for the New Horizons for Seniors Program in Richmond

The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), will make an announcement regarding Government of Canada support for the New Horizons for Seniors Program in Richmond. …read more

Source: Government of Canada

    

Harper Government helps Canadians with disabilities in Richmond gain job skills

The Government of Canada is helping Canadians with disabilities develop the skills and experience they need to find jobs, today announced the Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), on behalf of the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development. …read more

Source: Government of Canada

    

The Lower Churchill Projects

The Government of Canada is committed to developing Canada’s immense resource wealth in a way that ensures world-class protection for our environment. In the June 2011 Speech from the Throne, the Government committed to supporting the Lower Churchill projects. …read more

Source: Government of Canada