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Minister Gould announces 10-day passport pick-up service is now available the Service Canada Centre in Barrie, Ontario 

| Employment and Social Development Canada | news releases

Service Canada staff are working hard to serve Canadians and decrease passport wait times as they work through unprecedented demands. Since April 1, 2022, close to 1.2 million Canadian passports have been issued. Service Canada continues to introduce a variety of new measures to improve passport service delivery.


Backgrounder: Disability Inclusion Action Plan

| Employment and Social Development Canada | backgrounders

The Disability Inclusion Action Plan (DIAP) is a blueprint for change to make Canada more inclusive for persons with disabilities. It is based on the understanding that disability inclusion benefits everyone.


Government of Canada releases national Disability Inclusion Action Plan 

| Employment and Social Development Canada | news releases

Persons with disabilities face physical, financial, attitudinal and other barriers to participating in society. Many of these barriers are systemic and long-standing. The Government of Canada is working with the disability community to remove those barriers, and to consciously create a more inclusive country. The work required to achieve this is extensive, and it requires meaningful and sustained action.


Government of Canada to highlight New Horizons for Seniors Program initiative

| Employment and Social Development Canada | media advisories

The Minister of Seniors, Kamal Khera, will be at the Pickering Caribbean Canadian Cultural Association to highlight a project funded through the New Horizons for Seniors Program. This funding continues to create opportunities for seniors to stay active and involved in their communities.


Minister Khera and Minister Duclos announce Expert Panel to provide recommendations for establishing an Aging at Home Benefit

| Employment and Social Development Canada | news releases

Canadians are living longer and healthier lives than previous generations and most prefer to stay in their homes and communities for as long as possible. The Government of Canada is committed to supporting programs and services that seniors need, should they want to live independently, in their homes and with the communities that support them, for as long as possible.


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