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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…

Legalization of Cannabis Bill C-45 Passes Senate

On June 19, the Senate voted to pass Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act. This legislation now needs to be given Royal Assent, and then it will become law. Protecting the health and safety of Canadians is a top priority for our Government. This legislation will help keep cannabis out of the hands of our youth,…

Canada to Co-host 2026 FIFA World Cup

Canada has been chosen as a host country alongside Mexico and the United States for the 2026 FIFA World Cup. Our Government is excited for this opportunity for Canadian athletes to play on home soil, to grow our soccer communities, and get more kids active in sport. Learn more about this exciting opportunity for Canada…

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