Economic Action

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First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Media Advisory: Minister Goodyear Visits Local Company to See First-Hand the Return on a Federal Investment

Canada's Economic Action PlanJuly 21, 2014 13:13 ETBOLTON, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 21, 2014) - The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will visit Multivans ... [Published MarketWired - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Canadian Government Invests in Trade Skills

QUEBEC, CANADA -- The Canadian government is investing in multiple skills programs to help youths learn marketable trade skills, including cabinet making shop through a program with Quebec-based Integr'action jeunesse.click image to zoomIntegr'action ... [Published Woodworking Magazine - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Regulation of the use of derivatives and benchmarks by financial institutions

, amendments to the Bank Act received royal assent, allowing the Governor in Council to make regulations regarding a bank’s activities relating to derivatives. The Department of Finance (Canada) (“Finance”) commented that such regulations will facilitate ... [Published Lexology - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Government of Canada Invests in Five Fishing Harbours

Member of Parliament Gerald Keddy, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, said that the Government of Canada will invest $1.75 million in five harbour projects in South Shore – St. Margaret’s.The Harbours are as foll ... [Published Dredging Today - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

New loans to help nail trades

Australian apprentices will have the support they need to take up a trade and complete their training, following the introduction of the Trade Support Loans.Minister for Industry, Ian Macfarlane said the legislation for Trade Support Loans had passed ... [Published PSNews - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Trail Improvement Grants Available

1:47 PM by The federal government is committing $10 million to trail improvement across the country(Regional) -$10 million has been dedicated to spiffing up the country's recreational trails.The money is expected to support 150 to 200 proposals nationwide ... [Published Bayshore Broadcasting Corporation - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Investment to extend Eastern Canada Ferry Services until 2016

The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport today announced that the Government of Canada is investing $58 million over two years to support interprovincial ferry services in Eastern Canada.  This investment will allow for continued ferry services ... [Published Travel and Tour World - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 2 reports

More than £1.5 million could be spent improving Leicester's historic streets

Stylish: Colin Hyde, of the University of Leicester's School of History, taking photographs of the historic buildings in New StreetComments (0)More than £1.5 million could be spent on improving some of Leicester's historic streets.Council bosses are ... [Published Leicester Mercury - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Government of Canada Helps More Skilled Newcomers Get Jobs in Their Fields Faster

– Vancouver, British Columbia – The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister for Multiculturalism, and the Honourable Chris Alexander, Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister, announced that the Government ... [Published Government of Canada - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Shark Week stunts have nothing on the Harper government

OTTAWA—If we learned nothing else from the shark-in-Lake-Ontario hoax this week, it’s that Canadians don’t like advertising to be dressed up as news.The stunt, to promote “Shark Week” on the Discovery Channel next month, was an advertising coup. Thousands ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 4 reports

Australia scraps carbon tax scheme

CANBERRA, Australia, July 17 (UPI) -- Thursday's vote by the Australian Senate to repeal a carbon tax is a "historic act of irresponsibility," the director of a top climate advocacy group said.The Australian Senate voted 39-31 to repeal a 2012 law that ... [Published UPI - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Minister Oliver Announces His Economic Advisory Council

OTTAWA, Canada , July 16 -- The government of Canada released the following news on behalf of Department of Finance :Finance Minister Joe Oliver today announced the members of his Economic Advisory Council .The group of 16 members from across Canada includes ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 17 2014]

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"Through Economic Action Plan 2014, our government continues to create jobs and pave the way for long-term prosperity by putting skills training at the forefront. The new generation of Labour Market Development Agreements will result in greater employer involvement in training to ensure that Canadians are equipped with the skills employers need now and in the future. "
...25B 3P fund. The Government says it hopes to " improve the delivery of public infrastructure by achieving better value, timeliness and accountability to taxpayers...deliver more PPPs by leveraging incentives, demonstrating success, providing expertise and by promoting PPP best practices and capacity building."
"Our Government has invested in communities across the West by updating and upgrading local facilities, much like we see here in Vancouver with the BritishBritish Columbia Centre for Ability. In doing so, we are helping to create jobs and economic growth, while working with our partners to improve the quality of life for all Canadians."
"These loans will ease the financial pressures on apprentices and help them complete their training and move into paid jobs" he said

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Government of Canada invests in five fishing ha... [Published Dredging News Online - 4 hours ago]
Democrats, Republicans have a stark contrast in... [Published The Hill - 11 hours ago]
Government of Canada consults with stakeholders... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 22 2014]
Pressure of EU foreign ministers to act on Russ... [Published Irish Times - Jul 22 2014]
Canadian Government Invests in Trade Skills [Published Woodworking Magazine - Jul 21 2014]
Extending the Powerful Impact of Public-Private... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Jul 21 2014]
Regulation of the use of derivatives and benchm... [Published Lexology - Jul 21 2014]
Canada and Australia: Separated at Birth? [Published Alternatives Journal - Jul 21 2014]
Media Advisory: Minister Goodyear Visits Local ... [Published MarketWired - Jul 21 2014]
Harper Government Invests in Improvements to Va... [Published MarketWired - Jul 21 2014]
Government of Canada Invests in Five Fishing Ha... [Published Dredging Today - Jul 21 2014]
New loans to help nail trades [Published PSNews - Jul 21 2014]
Trail Improvement Grants Available [Published Bayshore Broadcasting Corporation - Jul 20 2014]
Investment to extend Eastern Canada Ferry Servi... [Published Travel and Tour World - Jul 20 2014]
$4,351,378 available for Sault area infrastructure [Published Soo Today - Jul 19 2014]
More than £1.5 million could be spent improving... [Published Leicester Mercury - Jul 19 2014]
Government of Canada Helps More Skilled Newcome... [Published Government of Canada - Jul 18 2014]
The Revolt Up North [Published Corporate Counsel - Jul 18 2014]
Australia Repeals Carbon Tax as Renewable Energ... [Published IEEE Spectrum - Jul 18 2014]
Shark Week stunts have nothing on the Harper go... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 18 2014]
Extra cash for Old Town revamp [Published Leicester City Council - Jul 18 2014]
Canada to extend east coast ferry services unti... [Published Ship Technology - Jul 18 2014]
Keeping the startup spirit alive: Xero [Published Computerworld New Zealand - Jul 18 2014]
Ontario ill-served by bickering finance ministe... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 17 2014]
Canada and France to co-host Global Dementia Le... [Published Individual.com - Jul 17 2014]
Canada and France to co-host Global Dementia Le... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 17 2014]
Harper Government invests in Alberta projects t... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 17 2014]
Australia abolishes its controversial carbon tax [Published China Post - Jul 17 2014]
Senate Repeals Carbon Tax [Published WAMN - Jul 17 2014]
Australia repeals controversial carbon tax. Wil... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Jul 17 2014]
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Australia Repeals Carbon Tax as Renewable Energ... [Published IEEE Spectrum - Jul 18 2014]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> Photo: David Gray/Reuters/Landov The Australian Senate voted to repeal the country's carbon tax, which since 2012 had charged the biggest polluters for each metric ton of CO2 they emitted. The tax has ...
Malaysia cannot turn its back on trade and libe... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Jul 14 2014]
Anti-trade groups have become more vocal in Malaysia in recent times, especially with heightened coverage of Malaysia’s involvement in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA).They straddle both sides of the political divide, from organisations ...
Anti-TPPA movement to come out with book on the... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Jul 10 2014]
Malaysia's anti-Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) movement is putting out a book as part of its protest against the pact despite confirmation from Putrajaya that Malaysia would go ahead with the controversial Pacific Rim trade agreement.The Malay ...
Media Advisory: Canada's Economic Action Plan [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Jul 04 2014]
ETOBICOKE, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 4, 2014) - The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will visit two local Toronto companies that develop innovative health ...
Minister Findlay Meets with Richmond, B.C. Busi... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Jun 26 2014]
RICHMOND, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 26, 2014) - The Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, P.C., Q.C., M.P., Minister of National Revenue, spoke today at the 89th Annual General Meeting and Luncheon of the Richmond Chamber of Commerce in ...
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Minister Kenney: addressing the skills mismatch... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 23 2014]
Minister Kenney affirms Harper Government's com... [Published PR Newswire - Nov 20 2013]
Canada's jobs minister: With the Canada Job Gra... [Published PR Newswire - Nov 14 2013]
Minister Kenney addresses skills shortages in C... [Published PR Newswire - Oct 24 2013]
Minister Kenney stresses importance of skilled ... [Published PR Newswire - Oct 21 2013]
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