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Minister Hussen to participate virtually in an announcement in Edmonton on the safe restart of child care

| Employment and Social Development Canada | media advisories

Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Ahmed Hussen, will discuss how the Government of Canada is supporting Alberta in their efforts to ensure a safe return to school while protecting the health of students and staff. He will be accompanied by the Honourable Rebecca Schulz, Minister of Children’s Services Minister for Alberta.


British Columbia to receive federal funding to support child care

| Employment and Social Development Canada | news releases

The Government of Canada has been working closely with the Government of British Columbia to ensure all fami-lies have access to affordable and high quality child care. The COVID-19 pandemic has created new challenges, including temporary closures and loss of critical revenue from placement fees, which have put the sector at risk.


Government of Canada marks the first International Equal Pay Day and reappoints Canada’s Pay Equity Commissioner

| Employment and Social Development Canada | news releases

Today, we celebrate the first International Equal Pay Day by recognizing how far Canadian women have come in the last 40 years. Canada is proud to be an active member of the Equal Pay International Coalition (EPIC) and to have supported the adoption of the resolution proclaiming September 18th as International Equal Pay Day.


Government of Canada COVID-19 measures delivering support for young people this fall

| Employment and Social Development Canada | news releases

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a tremendous impact on Canada’s youth, with many seeing their summer jobs, internships and graduation plans disappear. To help our country’s students and young people during this unprecedented time, the Government of Canada introduced a comprehensive emergency support package earlier this year. This includes the Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB), which has provided income support to over 700,000 post-secondary students and recent graduates across the country since its launch.


Backgrounder: COVID-19 measures for youth and students  

| Employment and Social Development Canada | backgrounders

The Government of Canada’s recent COVID-19 measures for youth and students play an important role in supporting Canada’s economic recovery and future growth, providing young Canadians with the supports they need to stay in school and gain meaningful work experience for their long-term goals. That is why we are taking strong actions to ensure that young people and students continue to benefit from our programming. An additional breakdown on how Canada’s youth and students are already benefiting from these programs is featured below.


Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities and Member of Parliament for Halifax, Andy Fillmore, to make an announcement in Halifax on support for Canadian youth facing barriers to employment and schooling

| Employment and Social Development Canada | media advisories

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities and Member of Parliament for Halifax, Andy Fillmore, will announce how the Government of Canada is supporting youth and students in their studies and helping them find and keep good-quality jobs through the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.


Government of Canada COVID-19 measures delivering support for young people this fall

| Employment and Social Development Canada | news releases

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a tremendous impact on Canada’s youth, with many seeing their summer jobs, internships and graduation plans disappear. To help our country’s young people during this unprecedented time, the Government of Canada introduced a comprehensive emergency support package earlier this year. This includes the Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB), which has provided income support to close to 700,000 post-secondary students and recent graduates since its launch.


Government of Canada COVID-19 measures delivering support for young people and students this fall

| Employment and Social Development Canada | news releases

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a tremendous impact on Canada’s youth, with many seeing their summer jobs, internships and graduation plans disappear. To help our country’s students and young people during this unprecedented time, the Government of Canada introduced a comprehensive emergency support package earlier this year. This includes the Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB), which has provided income support to close to 700,000 post-secondary students and recent graduates since its launch.


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