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Organization in Saguenay creating inclusive skills training for Canadians living with ADHD 

| Employment and Social Development Canada | news releases

Canada’s job market continues to evolve, offering new opportunities and areas for growth for Canadians. Now more than ever, it is critical that we expand and strengthen our workforce and get Canadians the skills and resources they need to thrive. That is why the Government is investing in projects that will help Canadians improve their foundational and transferable skills.


Governments of Canada and Northwest Territories announce early learning and child care three-year action plan

| Employment and Social Development Canada | news releases

The governments of Canada and the Northwest Territories announced today a three-year action plan to improve and expand licensed early learning and child care (ELCC) programming across the territory. The 2023 to 2026 action plan covers investments outlined in the Canada-Northwest Territories Canada-wide ELCC Agreement – 2021 to 2026 and the Canada-Northwest Territories ELCC Agreement – 2021 to 2025. The action plan sets a road map for strengthening and expanding the ELCC sector and improving access to high-quality, affordable, flexible and inclusive ELCC opportunities for families throughout the territory. It builds on progress achieved to date during the first two years of both agreements.


Government of Canada highlights funding for skills training initiative

| Employment and Social Development Canada | media advisories

The Honourable Pascale St-Onge, Minister of Canadian Heritage, will visit Association PANDA Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean to highlight a project that provides more skills training opportunities and inclusive supports for Canadians.


Government of Canada announces call for proposals results to support Black communities 

| Employment and Social Development Canada | news releases

Black Canadians have helped make Canada the country it is today. They have also faced historic barriers which continue to prevent many Black Canadians from reaching their full potential. Since endorsing the United Nations (UN) International Decade for People of African Descent back in 2018, the Government of Canada has made significant investments to supporting Black Canadians and fostering positive change in Black communities.


Government of Canada announces recipients of Canada’s Volunteer Awards

| Employment and Social Development Canada | news releases

Volunteers play an important role in helping communities prosper, thanks to their continued commitment and efforts. Through Canada’s Volunteer Awards, the Government of Canada recognizes those volunteers who go above and beyond to support their communities and their country.


Northwest Territories to achieve average of $10-a-day regulated child care on April 1 

| Employment and Social Development Canada | news releases

Families across Canada know that affordable child care is not a luxury—it is a necessity. That is why the Government of Canada is working with provincial, territorial and Indigenous partners to implement a Canada-wide early learning and child care system that will bring fees for regulated child care across the country down to $10 a day on average for children five years of age and younger by March 2026.


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