October 11, 2016 Ottawa - the Government of Canada highlighted that October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month across Canada. A more active and inclusive Canada is good for business, and employers are being challenged to think about how to make their business more inclusive.
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Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, announced an online consultation on providing more flexible EI maternity and parental benefits, as well as more inclusive benefits for caregivers.
Immigration Will Help Alleviate Canada’s Aging Population Challenges, But Not Solve Them: Ottawa, October 6, 2016
According to a recent report released by Conference Board of Canada, higher immigration levels can help soften the effects of an aging population on the Canadian economy.
However, population growth alone will not completely offset the effects of aging demographics .
September 2016 – Ottawa, ON – To give travellers and airlines more time to prepare for changes when flying to or transiting through Canada, the government is extending the leniency period for the Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) requirement until November 9, 2016.
In 2015, Ontario has increased the total investment in youth employment programming to more than $565 million to provide employment and skills development opportunities for up to 150,000 youth.