Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Brad Wall, Premier of Saskatchewan, announce funding for the twinning of Saskatchewan’s Highway 7 to four lanes, west of Saskatoon to Delisle, which will generate economic and social benefits for the province.
"The TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games are signature events during the Year of Sport in Canada. These distinctive and captivating medals will be a lasting reminder of athletic excellence, while the Games will provide a legacy of world-class venues here in the GTA and across Canada."
In partnership with the National Association of Friendship Centres, support to two urban Aboriginal organizations was announced. The announcement will assist with addressing barriers to employment urban Aboriginal youth face in Toronto so they can secure jobs and participate fully in the local economy.
Minister of State (Seniors) Alice Wong, joined by John Carmichael, Member of Parliament for Don Valley West, announced that the Government of Canada has approved over 1,850 New Horizons for Seniors Program community-based projects across Canada.