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Canada’s Expanding Leadership in NATO

Canada is a proud founding member of NATO, and we are proud of the women and men of the Canadian Armed Forces for their work within NATO and around the world. Expanding our leadership in NATO, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that Canada will assume command of a new NATO training and capacity building mission…

Enhancing the Canada Child Benefit

Over 15,500 children in the riding of Waterloo are currently assisted by the Canada Child Benefit, with families receiving an average payment of $510 every month. The Canada Child Benefit helps families and children that need it the most, and is helping lift almost 300,000 children out of poverty across Canada.  Our Government understands that…

Advisory Council on National Pharmacare Created

Our Government believes that Canadians should have easy access to the prescription drugs they need. Through Budget 2018, our Government announced the creation of an Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare, to study and give advice on how best to implement national pharmacare in Canada. Recently, our Government announced the six accomplished Canadians…

Supporting Newcomer Employment

Addressing employment barriers faced by newcomers is a priority for our Government. On June 20th, World Refugee Day, Hon. Bardish Chagger, Minister of Small Business and Tourism, and Hon. Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship announced funding for a pilot project to connect newcomers with jobs in the hotel industry. The $7 million…

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