Eight new BCSRIF projects – Canada.ca

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada Backgrounder Eight new projects are receiving approximately $10.5M in funding through the British Columbia Salmon Restoration and Innovation Fund (BCSRIF). This brings the total number of projects funded to 38, accounting for $66.9M of $142.85M in total funding allocated. The latest projects that are receiving funding through BCSRIF include: Eight … Read more

Joint Statement from Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard and Lana Popham, Minister of Agriculture for British Columbia on federal-provincial collaboration related to COVID-19 impacts

March 27, 2020 Ottawa, ON – The Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard and Lana Popham, Minister of Agriculture for British Columbia, issued the following joint statement: “During these unprecedented times, it is more important than ever that we work together across all orders of government to keep Canadians … Read more

Government of Canada highlights support to help youth in British Columbia launch meaningful careers

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Media advisory The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, will highlight a significant investment by the Government of Canada to help create opportunities for youth across Canada to gain job skills and experience. The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability … Read more

Minister Schulte announces funding to increase Gibsons seniors’ participation in local activities

March 3, 2020              Gibsons, British Columbia              Employment and Social Development Canada Seniors are the fastest-growing age demographic in Canada. However, far too many seniors face isolation in their retirement years. The Government of Canada is committed to empowering seniors and improving their quality of life by supporting opportunities for older Canadians to stay informed, engaged … Read more

Minister Schulte to announce investment in seniors in Gibsons

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Media advisory The Honourable Deb Schulte, Minister of Seniors, will announce how the Government of Canada is helping to increase opportunities for seniors in Gibsons to stay connected to their community. The Honourable Deb Schulte, Minister of Seniors, will announce how the Government of Canada is helping to increase … Read more