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Federal, provincial and territorial governments cooperate to strengthen Canada’s job market

Toronto, Ontario, May 28, 2010―The Forum of Labour Market Ministers met today in Toronto.

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Minister Finley supports the full participation of Canadians with disabilities

Vancouver, British Columbia, March 20, 2010—The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, announced funding to the Canadian Paralympic Committee and to Ryerson University for projects that highlight the contributions that people with disabilities make to Canada and their communities.

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Minister Finley participates in the Paralympic Torch Relay Lighting Ceremony

OTTAWA, ONTARIO, March 3, 2010—The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development and Member of Parliament for Haldimand–Norfolk, participated in the Paralympic Torch Relay Lighting Ceremony that took place on Parliament Hill. The 10-day journey of the Paralympic flame will provide Canadians with an exciting opportunity to cheer on our Paralympic athletes and share in their dreams of winning gold.

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Minister Finley launches new Employment Insurance Web videos to improve service to Canadians

SIMCOE, ONTARIO, February 22, 2010— The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, Regional Minister for Southwestern Ontario and Member of Parliament for Haldimand–Norfolk, at the official launch of self-help Web videos that will help unemployed Canadians apply for Employment Insurance on the Service Canada Web site.

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The Honourable Diane Finley

Government of Canada supports skilled workers in Saskatchewan

SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN, February 10, 2010—The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, congratulated Saskatchewan apprentices who have benefited from the Apprenticeship Completion Grant and the Apprenticeship Incentive Grant, both of which help apprentices complete their training and increase the number of skilled workers.

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(from left to right):  Minister Rouble, Minister Finley, Ms. Judy Corley, President of Judy L. Corley Consulting Inc., and Senator Lang.

Governments of Canada and Yukon assist unemployed workers

WHITEHORSE, YUKON, February 8, 2010—The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, the Honourable Patrick Rouble, Minister of Education for Yukon, and Senator Daniel Lang celebrated the implementation of the new transfer Labour Market Development Agreement and announced new project funding to Judy L. Corley Consulting Inc. for its Employment Central project.

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