New Investments in Research and Treatment

Researchers and scientists in Canada and around the world are working hard to better understand the virus, and its impacts on people and communities. We need long-term solutions to the virus.As such, we will be investing more than $1 billion in support of a national medical and research strategy to address COVID-19. This strategy will […]

Launching the Emergency Student Benefit

Whether you’ve recently graduated and were looking forward to starting your career, or you’re still in school and counting on summer employment to pay tuition, or pursuing a national service opportunity – our Government has your back. We’re introducing: – The new, $1,250 per month, Canada Emergency Student Benefit, we’re getting help to students and […]

Applications for the CERB Are Now Open

Due to the expected high volume of applications we’re asking that Canadians apply in a staggered fashion, throughout the week. Check out below to see when your recommended date is: The Canada Emergency Response Benefit will mean that workers, including the self-employed, who are unable to work or lose income because of COVID-19 have support, […]

Calling All Suppliers – Are you a business that can supply products and services in support of Canada’s response to COVID-19?

CALLING ALL SUPPLIERS – Are you a business that can supply products and services in support of Canada’s response to COVID-19? Canada wants to hear from you. Find out more here. If you can provide items from the list, or other items not listed, please reach out. Items includes but are not limited to: ➖ Disposable […]

Government of Canada launches environmental funding programs

Across the country, Canadians are leading grassroots action to protect the environment, tackle plastic pollution, conserve nature, and protect our waterways. These initiatives are creating good local jobs and improving the environment for the next generation. Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, launched the annual call for proposals for […]

Minister Mendicino visits Cape Breton University to discuss the benefits that immigration brings to our community

As our population ages and our labour market shrinks, we will need new people to fund the pensions and social services that Canadians expect. Not only that, but immigration can help to sustain Cape Breton’s labour force and economic growth. It was an honour to welcome the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Hon. Marco […]