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Minister Carr to Meet with Association of Manitoba Municipalities to discuss National Pharmacare and Investments in Municipal Infrastructure

| Global Affairs Canada | media advisories

The Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of International Trade Diversification will speak with representatives of the Association of Manitoba Municipalities to highlight how investments in Budget 2019 will help middle class Canadians feel the impact of Canada’s economic growth. That includes helping more Canadians find an affordable home, prepare for well-paid jobs, retire with confidence and get prescription drugs when they need them. The Minister will also share how increases in investments in municipalities will strengthen rural communities and help them to thrive.

Budget 2019: Helping Canadians Find and Keep Good Jobs

| Global Affairs Canada | news releases

Since 2015, the Government of Canada has focused on strengthening and growing the middle class, and offering real help to people working hard to join it. This plan is working: since November 2015, hard-working Canadians have created more than 900,000 new jobs.

Budget 2019: Building a Better Canada  

| Global Affairs Canada | news releases

Today, the Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of International Trade Diversification was in Winnipeg, Manitoba, where he met with Mayor Brian Bowman to highlight Budget 2019, Investing in the Middle Class...

Canada announces $17 million in funding to help technology firms expand into new global markets

| Global Affairs Canada | news releases

Today, Omar Alghabra, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade Diversification, announced $17 million over five years to expand the successful Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) program. As outlined in the Fall Economic Statement 2018, this funding is part of Canada’s commitment to help small and medium-sized enterprises expand and diversify their exports.

Expanded Canadian Technology Accelerator program

| Global Affairs Canada | backgrounders

The Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) is a program of Global Affairs Canada’s Trade Commissioner Service. It offers high-intensity programming that helps selected high-growth, high-potential Canadian technology firms scale up by connecting them with export, investment and partnership opportunities in global innovation centres. Over the course of a four- to six-month program, CTA participants are provided with tailored support ranging from in-market working space and coaching to market validation and introductions to potential partners, clients and investors.

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