Federal government giving young Canadians in North Eastern Nova Scotia the digital skills needed for future jobs

News Release For Immediate Release February 23, 2018 Federal government giving young Canadians in North Eastern Nova Scotia the digital skills needed for future jobs Funding for MediaSmarts to teach pre-service teachers at St. Francis Xavier University the digital skills their future students will require for the middle-class jobs of tomorrow. February 23, 2018 –... Read More
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Need a hand preparing your tax return?

Do you need help completing your tax return? You may be able to get help at a free tax preparation clinic near you, including in my Antigonish office.Community organizations across Canada host tax preparation clinics where volunteers complete tax returns for eligible individuals. These clinics are offered through the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program. You may be... Read More

Government of Canada helps innovators and entrepreneurs find funding simply and quickly

News Release For Immediate Release Government of Canada helps innovators and entrepreneurs find funding simply and quickly Innovation Canada makes it faster and easier to find what the government can do for them January 23, 2018 – Ottawa – Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada From providing funding to giving expert advice to driving new... Read More

Minister Monsef announces funding reform and $20 million to address gender-based violence

News Release From Status of Women Canada Targeted funding opportunities available through a “call for concepts” for projects that support survivors of gender-based violence and their families January 17, 2018 – Peterborough, Ontario Events such as The Globe and Mail’s “Unfounded” series, and the #MeToo movement and the Women’s March are all contributing to rigorous public discussion on... Read More

Prime Minister launches Canada Service Corps

Today the Prime Minister launched the design phase of Canada Service Corps, Canada’s new national youth service initiative. Canada Service Corps is a federal program that is being developed by youth, for youth. The program is all about creating a culture of service and a country where young Canadians have access to meaningful service opportunities.... Read More

The importance of Science in the Regulatory Process of Protecting the Fishery and the Environment of the Northumberland Strait

Over the past few weeks I have been hearing a great deal from local fishing communities regarding the importance of the fishery and the protection of the Northumberland Strait. As a starting point, I want to communicate that I will not support any initiative that science demonstrates would jeopardize our local fishery. This industry has,... Read More

Government of Canada to assess the environmental effects of marine shipping through the Oceans Protection Plan

News Release From Transport Canada November 24, 2017       Ottawa, ON Canada has the world’s longest coastline, and our water is one of our most important resources. Canadians across the country rely on marine transportation to go about their everyday life or to deliver products to market in a safe and responsible way. As we mark... Read More