Edmonton

Edmonton a finalist for $50-million Smart Cities Challenge

News Release Edmonton a finalist for $50-million Smart Cities Challenge Edmonton’s Healthy City-themed proposal is one of five finalists in the Government of Canada’s $50-million Smart Cities Challenge. “This is great news for Edmonton and an exciting day for the Smart Cities Challenge team who’ve worked diligently and creatively with Edmontonians,” said Mayor Don Iveson. … Continue reading

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Canada commits to protect LGBTQ2 rights

News Release Providing protection to LGBTQ2 refugees Ottawa, ON – The Government is committed to protecting the rights of LGBTQ2 individuals, and has a long history of providing protection to the world’s most vulnerable groups, including persons in the LGBTQ2 community. The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, announced the renewal of … Continue reading

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Minister Miranda welcomes global tourism partners

NEWS RELEASE Minister Miranda welcomes global tourism partners Culture and Tourism Minister Ricardo Miranda issued the following statement regarding Rendez-vous Canada 2017 in Calgary: “I would like to welcome our tourism trade partners from across the country and around the world to Alberta for Rendez-vous Canada, the nation’s top international business-to-business marketplace for tourism. “Alberta … Continue reading

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Major investment in Alberta highway projects will provide safer, more efficient travel across the province

News Release Major investment in Alberta highway projects will provide safer, more efficient travel across the province   Modern and efficient highways are crucial to encouraging and supporting economic activity, facilitating trade, and creating good-paying, middle-class jobs. Road construction in Alberta The governments of Canada and Alberta are investing in well-planned infrastructure that will make … Continue reading

Filipino delegates arrive in Canada to raise awareness on effects of mining to indigenous communities in Philippines
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Filipino delegates arrive in Canada to raise awareness on effects of mining to indigenous communities in Philippines

News Release Filipino Delegation tour Canada to raise awareness on the affects of Canadian mining to indigenous communities in the Philippines. Migrante Alberta is hosting the Alberta leg of this Canada wide tour. Ecumenical organization KAIROS sponsors a five-person delegation from the Philippines, March 20 to April 5. The delegate will visit several Canadian cities … Continue reading

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Canada to fast-track work permits for skilled foreign workers

Canada to fast-track work permits for skilled foreign workers OTTAWA (Philippines News Agency/Xinhua) — Canada is making it easier for companies to hire highly skilled foreign talent by fast-tracking work-permit applications through a new initiative, the federal government has announced. Under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program, the “Global Talent Stream” will identify qualified high-demand occupations, … Continue reading