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Speech from Minister Jean-Yves Duclos at the 10th Social Finance Forum held at Toronto’s MaRS Discovery District

| Employment and Social Development Canada | speeches

I’m thinking for example of the social impact bond which was launched at this event last year and developed by MaRS in partnership with the Public Health Agency of Canada and the Heart and Stroke Foundation. This initiative is helping 7,000 Canadian seniors by reducing their risk of cardiovascular disease due to hypertension


Toronto area seniors discuss federal pension support with Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan and member of Parliament Marco Mendicino

| Employment and Social Development Canada | media advisories

Residents at Revera Forest Hill Place retirement residence will discuss the Government of Canada’s support for retirees during an informal coffee house hosted by the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Member of Parliament for Etobicoke North and Marco Mendicino, Member of Parliament for Eglinton–Lawrence.


More choice and flexibility for family caregivers, starting December 3, 2017

| Employment and Social Development Canada | news releases

The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, today visited the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) – Quebec Division to highlight important changes announced in Budget 2017 that will soon come into effect as part of the Government of Canada’s commitment to support family caregivers with Employment Insurance benefits that are more flexible, inclusive and easier to access.


Backgrounder: Information for EI claimants

| Employment and Social Development Canada | backgrounders

The EI program currently offers two caregiving benefits: the Parents of Critically Ill Children benefit, available to parents caring for a critically ill child; and the Compassionate Care benefit, available to individuals providing end-of-life care to a family member. As of December 3, 2017, there will be additional support for EI eligible caregivers who leave work to care for a family member: the Family Caregiver benefit for adults. The suite of caregiving benefits will be grouped into two categories: Family Caregiver benefits (for adults and children) and Compassionate Care benefits.


Changes to the Caregivers Benefits

| Employment and Social Development Canada | media advisories

The Honourable Jean Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will visit the Canadian Cancer Society to present changes to the Caregivers Benefits.


Helping Indigenous people in Naughton, Sudbury and Chelmsford get vital job skills and experience

| Employment and Social Development Canada | news releases

Indigenous people represent the youngest and fastest-growing segment of Canada’s population. The Government of Canada, Indigenous communities and other partners need to work together to remove barriers to employment and ensure Indigenous youth get the skills and opportunities they need to succeed in today’s workforce.


Helping Indigenous people in Nunavut gain vital job skills and experience

| Employment and Social Development Canada | news releases

Indigenous peoples represent the youngest and fastest-growing segment of Canada’s population. The Government of Canada, Indigenous communities and other partners need to work together to remove barriers to employment and ensure Indigenous youth get the skills and opportunities they need to succeed in today’s workforce.


Helping Indigenous people in Vancouver gain vital job skills and experience

| Employment and Social Development Canada | news releases

Indigenous peoples represent the youngest and fastest-growing segment of Canada’s population. The Government of Canada, Indigenous communities and other partners need to work together to remove barriers to employment and ensure Indigenous youth get the skills and opportunities they need to succeed in today’s workforce.


Minister Hajdu to visit Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

| Employment and Social Development Canada | media advisories

The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, will visit Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, on Wednesday, November 15, 2017.


Minister Hajdu to visit Sudbury, Ontario

| Employment and Social Development Canada | media advisories

The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, will visit the greater Sudbury area on Tuesday, November 14, 2017.


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