The RCC Joint Forward Plan, discusses what has been accomplished with the initial 29 initiatives as well as reflect on lessons learned by regulators and stakeholders who have worked on this effort.

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Canada-United States Regulatory Cooperation Council Joint Forward Plan August 2014
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On the final day of this year’s Northern Tour, Prime Minister Stephen Harper participated in Operation NANOOK, an annual Canadian Armed Forces-led sovereignty exercise held in Canada’s North.

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PM participates in Operation NANOOK 14 in Canada’s far North
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Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced significant financial support to provide upgraded high-speed Internet access to approximately 12,000 households in Nunavut and the Nunavik region of northern Quebec.

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PM announces important investment to boost high-speed Internet in Nunavut and Nunavik
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Minister Valcourt along with the Deputy Premier Lafferty (Yellowknife, Northwest Territories)

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Canada Job Grant Agreement Signing
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The Honourable Jason Kenney announced over $3.3 million in funding to the Government of British Columbia to improve foreign credential recognition so that internationally trained professionals can get jobs in their fields faster.

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Improving foreign credential recognition
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Canada and the European Union are pleased to announce that officials have reached a complete text, allowing translation and final legal review to commence.

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Complete Canada-EU Text Reached
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  • Canada-United States Regulatory Cooperation Council Joint Forward Plan August 2014
  • PM participates in Operation NANOOK 14 in Canada’s far North
  • PM announces important investment to boost high-speed Internet in Nunavut and Nunavik
  • Canada Job Grant Agreement Signing
  • Improving foreign credential recognition
  • Complete Canada-EU Text Reached

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  • 25 August, 2014

    The Government of Canada has provided significant financial support to help upgrade high-speed Internet access for approximately 12,000 households in Nunavut and the Nunavik region of northern Quebec.

  • 21 August, 2014

    Under Canada’s Economic Action Plan, the Government is establishing a world-class research station in the North, the Canadian High Arctic Research Station (CHARS). It will be a year-round multi-disciplinary facility on the cutting edge of research into environmental and resource development issues. In the past year, a lot of progress has been made on the planning and design of CHARS and construction will begin this autumn.

  • 3 August, 2014

    Canada’s north is a fundamental part of our heritage and national identity. The Government is committed to helping the North realize its true potential as a healthy, prosperous and secure region within a strong and sovereign Canada.

  • 29 July, 2014

    Under Economic Action Plan 2014, the Government has taken steps to make life more affordable for Canadian families.

    The Government recognizes that adoption can be costly for prospective parents. That is why Canada's Economic Action Plan improved the Adoption Expense Tax Credit  to allow more adoption-related expenses to be claimed under the credit.

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