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Backgrounder: Flexibility and Innovation in Apprenticeship Technical Training

| Employment and Social Development Canada | backgrounders

The Government is investing $11 million in the Flexibility and Innovation in Apprenticeship Technical Training pilot project. This pilot funds third-party organizations to test innovative and flexible approaches to improve access to apprenticeship training and increase completion rates.


Launching the new Canadian Benefit for Parents of Young Victims of Crime

| Employment and Social Development Canada | news releases

The death or disappearance of a child is devastating and can leave parents unable to work. To ensure victims’ families continue to get the help they need, the Government of Canada is replacing the Parents of Murdered or Missing Children grant with the Canadian Benefit for Parents of Young Victims of Crime.


Government of Canada launches Future Skills Centre call for proposals and Future Skills Council call for applications

| Employment and Social Development Canada | news releases

Canada’s long-term prosperity depends on its greatest asset: its talented, hard-working people. When Canadians can be confident that they’ll have the tools they need to embrace the challenges and opportunities that innovation and new technology bring, we can create the kind of sustained long-term economic growth that works for everyone. That is why the Government of Canada is taking concrete steps to build a highly skilled and resilient workforce for the long term.


Backgrounder: Future Skills

| Employment and Social Development Canada | backgrounders

New and emerging technologies have an effect on every aspect of Canadians’ lives, including the workplace. Automation, robotics and artificial intelligence are a few examples of technologies that are part of the changing nature of work. The Future Skills initiative aims to help Canadians improve their skills to better prepare for, get and keep jobs, and to adapt and succeed at work.


Backgrounder: Advisory Committee on Homelessness

| Employment and Social Development Canada | backgrounders

On June 22, 2017, Minister Duclos announced the membership of the Advisory Committee on Homelessness. Chaired by Parliamentary Secretary Adam Vaughan (Housing and Urban Affairs), it included 13 members from outside of government and across the country who represented diverse regions and cultures, Indigenous people, Canada’s two official languages and people who have experienced homelessness. The focus of the Committee’s work was to provide expertise and independent advice to the Minister on potential ways to improve the Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS), post-2019.


Government of Canada provides skills training and job opportunities for young newcomers in New Brunswick

| Employment and Social Development Canada | news releases

Today, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Member of Parliament for Moncton–Riverview–Dieppe and Minister of Health, on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, and in partnership with the Honourable Cathy Rogers, Member of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick for Moncton South and Minister of Finance, on behalf of the Honourable Gilles LePage, New Brunswick’s Minister of Labour, Employment and Population Growth, announced a new project that will give young newcomers in New Brunswick job skills training and hands-on work experience.


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