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Canada’s Commitment to Reducing Homelessness

We are creating a new generation of housing in Canada. Through the National Housing Strategy, we are investing $40 billion to create 100,000 new affordable housing units, repair over 300,000 existing affordable housing units, and are committed to reducing chronic homeless by 50%. Our Government believes that one homeless person is one too many. As…

Canada’s Global Leadership on Gender Equality

Earlier this year, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau created the Gender Equality Advisory Council for Canada’s G7 presidency. The goal of this Council is to ensure gender equality and gender-based analysis are integrated within all aspects of the presidency. The 2018 G7 summit will be in Charlevoix, QC, from June 8-9, 2018. The Council has completed…

Happy Tourism Week!

2017 was Canada’s best year for tourism, ever. We welcomed over 20.8 million international visitors, who spent more than $21 billion – supporting the 1.8 million Canadian jobs driven by tourism. 2018 is another important year for tourism, as it is the Canada-China Year of Tourism. In 2017, we welcomed over 682,000 Chinese tourists, a…

Major Investments in Clean Technology

Our Government is investing $26.3 million in four Canadian clean technology companies to help make Canada a global leader in clean tech, to create jobs, and to help meet our climate change goals. Our Government has made the largest public investment ever in clean technology in last year’s Budget, and we are committed to continuing…

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