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Government of Canada to announce funding for seniors to continue aging in their homes

| Employment and Social Development Canada | media advisories

The Minister of Diversity, Inclusion and Persons with Disabilities, Kamal Khera, will be Mississauga to announce funding for projects under the Age Well at Home initiative. The In-Home Supports Pilot Projects stream will provide organizations support in helping seniors stay in their homes.


Call for proposals launched under the Black-led Philanthropic Endowment Fund

| Employment and Social Development Canada | news releases

Diversity and inclusion have long been key to Canada’s success and prosperity. With Canada having officially recognized the United Nations International Decade for People of African Descent in 2018, the Government continues to invest in Black-led and Black-serving organizations across the country and TO address longstanding and systemic barriers to social and economic inclusion.


Minister O’Regan to announce funding to help more seniors age at home

| Employment and Social Development Canada | media advisories

The Minister for Seniors, Seamus O’Regan Jr., will visit Connections for Seniors in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, to participate in a community outreach food delivery and announce funding for projects across Canada under the Age Well at Home Initiative.


Applying online for a Social Insurance Number is the quickest option for international students and workers ahead of the winter season

| Employment and Social Development Canada | news releases

The Social Insurance Number (SIN) is integral to life in Canada. This 9-digit number is fundamental to working and accessing Government of Canada programs and services. Each year, Service Canada sees an increase in demand for SIN applications in the summer and in the winter from international students and temporary foreign workers.


Prince Edward Island to achieve $10-a-day regulated child care two years ahead of national target

| 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 by March 2026.


Menstrual products now available at no cost to employees in federally regulated workplaces

| Employment and Social Development Canada | news releases

Starting today, federally regulated employers are now required to provide pads and tampons to any employee who needs them while on the job at their workplace. Employers are required to provide these products at no cost to employees in an accessible and private workplace location, such as a washroom or office supply cabinet.


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