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Government of Canada Supports Economic Opportunities for Women in Kitchener-Waterloo

Government of Canada Supports Economic Opportunities for Women in Kitchener-Waterloo

January 24, 2014 5:22 pm

January 24, 2014 – Waterloo, ON – The Government of Canada today announced support for a project to enhance economic prosperity among immigrant women in Kitchener-Waterloo and Cambridge. The announcement was made by Susan Truppe, Parliamentary Secretary for Status of […]

Op-Ed: Saying goodbye to a global icon

0 January 20, 2014 5:20 pm

It was an honour for me to represent my constituents and all Canadians as part of the Canadian delegation to Nelson Mandela’s memorial in South Africa in December. In my mind, Nelson Mandela was the most important political figure of […]

MP Peter Braid’s 2013 Holiday Greeting

MP Peter Braid’s 2013 Holiday Greeting

0 December 13, 2013 9:21 pm

December 13, 2013 MP Peter Braid’s 2013 Holiday Greeting  

MP Peter Braid champions Mandela Scholarships

2 December 11, 2013 3:47 pm

December 11, 2013, Pretoria, South Africa – Peter Braid, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Waterloo is pleased that the Government of Canada is creating new scholarships in honour of Nelson Mandela. Credited with the original idea, Braid has been working behind […]

Member’s Statement in Remembrance of Nelson Mandela

Member’s Statement in Remembrance of Nelson Mandela

0 December 6, 2013 4:57 pm

December 6, 2013 Peter Braid, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Waterloo, delivers a statement in the House of Commons in remembrance of Nelson Mandela. Mr. Speaker, yesterday the world learned that it had lost one of its most influential, respected and […]

Government of Canada Launches New Initiatives for a Stronger Southern Ontario

Government of Canada Launches New Initiatives for a Stronger Southern Ontario

0 December 6, 2013 3:44 pm

December 6, 2013 Toronto, Ontario—The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), today launched the Southern Ontario Prosperity Initiatives (SOPIs), a new suite of initiatives designed to support and develop […]

Remembering Nelson Mandela

Remembering Nelson Mandela

0 December 5, 2013 10:05 pm

Today, the world mourns the passing of Nelson Mandela. Mr. Mandela was arguably the most important political figure of our lifetime. His impact on the world was profound, and his legacy will be far-reaching. But perhaps the most enduring message […]

Government of Canada kick-starts Canadian entrepreneurship with new Build in Canada Innovation Program Call for Proposals

0 November 22, 2013 5:30 pm

November 22, 2013 — Peter Braid, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Waterloo, on behalf of the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, is pleased to announce the fourth Call for Proposals for the Build in Canada Innovation […]

Canada Summer Jobs Program

0 November 19, 2013 2:21 pm

For many years, Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) has been helping employers create much-needed summer job opportunities for students, while strengthening local economies and communities across Canada. Canada Summer Jobs has provided job opportunities to over 260 000 students since it began in 2007. […]

Canada launches matching fund to help those impacted by Typhoon Haiyan

0 November 12, 2013 3:08 pm

November 10, 2013 – Ottawa – Canada is calling on Canadians to help support the people affected by the devastating effects of Typhoon Haiyan through a matching fund. The announcement was made today by the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of […]