The Honourable Jason Kenney announced over $3.3 million in funding to the Government of British Columbia to improve foreign credential recognition so that internationally trained professionals can get jobs in their fields faster.[More...]
Minister of State (Finance) Kevin Sorenson today shared his family's personal experience with adoption at an event in Calgary and highlighted the Harper Government's continuing support for families through expanded adoption-related tax relief.[More...]
The Government of Canada announced that Canada and the United States (U.S.) are delivering on key Beyond the Border Action Plan commitments related to joint Trusted Traveller and Trusted Trader programs, including the official opening of the eGate pilot project.[More...]
Through the Economic Action Plan, the Government supports families and individuals by keeping taxes low, better protecting financial consumers, promoting low-cost and secure pension options, and meeting the health care needs of Canadians. Tax relief gives individuals and families greater flexibility to make the choices that are right for them.[More...]
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21 August, 2014
Under Canada’s Economic Action Plan, the Government is establishing a world-class research station in the North, the Canadian High Arctic Research Station (CHARS). It will be a year-round multi-disciplinary facility on the cutting edge of research into environmental and resource development issues. In the past year, a lot of progress has been made on the planning and design of CHARS and construction will begin this autumn.
3 August, 2014
Canada’s north is a fundamental part of our heritage and national identity. The Government is committed to helping the North realize its true potential as a healthy, prosperous and secure region within a strong and sovereign Canada.
29 July, 2014
Under Economic Action Plan 2014, the Government has taken steps to make life more affordable for Canadian families.
The Government recognizes that adoption can be costly for prospective parents. That is why Canada's Economic Action Plan improved the Adoption Expense Tax Credit to allow more adoption-related expenses to be claimed under the credit.
11 July, 2014
The Apprenticeship Incentive Grant is a grant of $1,000 offered by the Government of Canada to registered apprentices who have completed their first and/or second year or level (or equivalent) of an apprenticeship program in a designated Red Seal trade.