PM announces changes to the Ministry - 5/13/2009
Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced changes to the Ministry in preparation for a Speech from the Throne and the implementation of Phase II of Canada's Economic Action Plan.
Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan Announce Investment to Help Train Trades-People in Saskatchewan - 5/13/2009
Saskatoon Trades and Skills Centre Inc. (STSC) will strengthen economic opportunities in Saskatchewan through the construction of a new training facility for trades-people. The announcement was made by Kelly Block, Member of Parliament for Saskatoon - Rosetown - Biggar, on behalf of the Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, and the Honourable Rob Norris, Minister of Advanced Education, Employment and Labour.
Government of Canada rewards finalists at WorldSkills Competition - 5/13/2009
Four days of intense skills competition for Canadian and international youth concluded with medals being presented to finalists at the 40th WorldSkills Competition held in Calgary. The medals were presented by the Honourable Diane Ablonczy, Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism), along with other government and industry leaders.
Government of Canada facilitating access to federal government contracts - 5/13/2009
To highlight the 30th anniversary of Small Business Week, the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Natural Resources, today launched a guide entitled, Your Guide to Doing Business with the Government of Canada.
Knowledge Infrastructure Program Underway: Groundbreaking Celebration at Operating Engineers Training Institute of Ontario - 5/13/2009
The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology) (Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario); Terence Young, Member of Parliament for Oakville; Mike Gallagher, Chair of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 793 Training Fund; and Harold McBride, Executive Director of the Operating Engineers Training Institute of Ontario ( OETIO ), today celebrated the groundbreaking of the advanced training facility at OETIO 's Oakville campus. The project received $1 401 036 in federal funding through the Knowledge Infrastructure Program.