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RP Embassy in Ottawa issues advisory on Temporary Foreign Worker Program

Embassy of the Philippines Ottawa ADVISORY ON CANADA’S TEMPORARY FOREIGN WORKER PROGRAM (TFWP) (Source: http://www.vancouverpcg.org/) Following consultations with relevant Canadian authorities to whom concerns of Filipino temporary foreign workers (TFWs) in Canada were conveyed, the Philippine Embassy calls the attention of affected Filipino nationals to the following program changes and situations relative to the TFWP. 1. … Continue reading

Harper Government Introduces Legislation to Put More Money in the Pockets of Parents

News Release Harper Government Introduces Legislation to Put More Money in the Pockets of Parents Finance Minister Joe Oliver today introduced legislation in the House of Commons to implement the Harper Government’s latest tax relief and benefits for hard-working families. Today, the overall federal tax burden is at its lowest level in more than half … Continue reading

AHS reacts to Budget 2015/16

AHS reacts to Budget 2015/16

News Release AHS reacts to Budget 2015/16 EDMONTON – The Government of Alberta’s Budget 2015/16 will result in a funding reduction of $370 million which represents a 3.3 per cent reduction in grant funding Alberta Health Services (AHS) receives from the provincial government. Additionally, AHS will manage a number of cost pressures within its budget. … Continue reading

Mark your calendars, then shred them afterwards; Upcoming free shredding events help prevent identity theft

Mark your calendars, then shred them afterwards; Upcoming free shredding events help prevent identity theft

News Release Mark your calendars, then shred them afterwards Upcoming free shredding events help prevent identity theft In support of Fraud Prevention Month, the Edmonton Police Service is encouraging the public to properly dispose of personal and financial information at an upcoming confidential shredding event to help prevent identity theft. “You don’t want your personal … Continue reading

Efficient spending supports economic growth, diversity

Efficient spending supports economic growth, diversity

News Release Efficient spending supports economic growth, diversity Government continues to focus on responsible resource development, market expansion, and job training for a skilled workforce that includes more under-represented groups. All ministries are finding efficiencies to direct funding to the front line. This includes regulatory work that holds the energy industry accountable, market and industry … Continue reading