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The largest public transit investment in Canadian history

2024 July 17 We’re making the largest public transit investment in Canadian history. Our government’s new Canada Public Transit Fund will invest $30 billion in community infrastructure to expand, improve, and modernize public transit – giving Canadians affordable options to get around, and making sure housing development is linked to that funding. Let’s make public transit better, faster, and easier to use....

New Caregiver Pilot Programs Aim to Secure Permanent Residence Upon Arrival in Canada

2024 July 11 Toronto, June 2024 — In a significant development for Canada’s caregiver community, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, has unveiled new caregiver pilot programs designed to streamline pathways to permanent residence. This announcement comes as the existing Home Child Care Provider Pilot and Home Support Worker Pilot are set to conclude in July....

Zero-emission public transit for York Region

2024 July 5 Canadians need to get to work with less traffic, more comfort, and clean air – that’s what public transit is all about. With today’s announcement, York Region will soon have 180 new zero-emission buses and the chargers to go with it. Our government is making our transit system fairer, with innovative, climate-friendly, and affordable options to get...

Prime Minister to travel to Washington, D.C., for NATO Summit

2024 July 2 The NATO Alliance stands steadfast – protecting freedom and in defence of democracy. NATO was founded 75 years ago, and Canada has been part of nearly every operation in the Alliance. At this year’s Summit, we will strengthen our work to uphold the global order that underpins our prosperity and sovereignty. The Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau, Prime...

Minister Miller highlights Budget 2024 investments to support local performing arts and fairness for every generation

2024 June 26 Montréal – Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Growing communities need more infrastructure. Community facilities, like libraries and cultural and recreation centres, are essential spaces where Canadians can come together as neighbours. That is why, as part of Budget 2024, the federal government committed to investing in cities and towns across the country. Today in Montréal, the Honourable...

Canada improves fairness for applicants by ending post-graduation work permit “flagpoling”

2024 June 21 Ottawa—A safe and secure flow of goods and people across the Canada–United States border is critical to North America’s economy and the close person-to-person ties that Canadians and Americans enjoy. That’s why we continue to look for ways to make it easier and faster to cross the border without compromising the integrity of our immigration system. Today,...

Healthy meals for our kids

2024 June 20 Fairness for every generation starts right from childhood. Supported by this new policy, our National School Food Program is a direct investment in the future of our kids. This will support families, parents, and kids by providing school meals, so our youngest can reach their full potential – feeling healthy and happy The Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of...

Toward a just and lasting peace in Ukraine

2024 June 16 Russia’s full-scale invasion has had devastating effects on Ukrainians, from the millions forced to flee their homes to the thousands of children that have been illegally deported. Canada and our international partners are united in our support of a just and lasting peace for Ukraine. To the Ukrainians who continue to stand strong in defence of their...

Canada announces new pilot programs to support caregivers and Canadian families, intends to make the caregivers program permanent

2024 June 3 Toronto—Caregivers from abroad are invaluable to Canadian families. Their hard work makes a difference in the lives of those they care for, including children, seniors and persons with disabilities. As the Home Child Care Provider Pilot and the Home Support Worker Pilot come to a close later this month, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and...

National Filipino Heritage Canada Celebrates Filipino Culture at Historic Scarborough Civic Center

2024 May 25 Scarborough, Ontario – National Filipino Heritage Canada (NFHC) warmly welcomed a diverse group of esteemed guests, beloved friends, and cultural sponsors to the Scarborough Civic Center on May 25, 2024. This gathering marked the beginning of a historic celebration of Filipino heritage for June, a testament to the unity and diversity that defines our multicultural Canada. The...

Producing more vaccines in Canada and creating more jobs

2024 May 31 Vaccines save lives. That’s why we’ll be producing a lot more of them in Canada, including flu vaccines. Sanofi’s two new facilities in Toronto will create good-paying jobs, protect the health and well-being of Canadians, and give our scientists, innovators, and researchers a fair chance to succeed. The Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada Vaccines save lives....