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Government funding aids women’s economic security

Government funding aids women’s economic security

The Government of Canada has invested in projects to help improve the economic security of women in the Niagara Region. On Friday Sept. 7/2018 Niagara Centre MP Vance Badawey, on behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of Status of Women, announced that the federal government is providing  $269, 582 in funding to Solidarté des […]

Government announces Great Lakes Protection Initiative funding

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Government announces Great Lakes Protection Initiative funding

The Government of Canada has shown a commitment to help protect and restore freshwater resources across Canada with an announcement of funding for programs geared towards these goals of protection and restoration. Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change made the announcement Thursday July 19/2018 at a press conference in Port Colborne. Before making […]

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Lifeline for local steel firms hit by US tariffs

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Lifeline for local steel firms hit by US tariffs

As of Wednesday July 4/2018, six companies and more than 1000 jobs have been spared from imminent closure, thanks to the collaborative efforts of MP Badawey, his counterparts in the nation’s capital, and a $2-billion commitment from the Canadian government to defend and protect Canadians in the steel, aluminium, and manufacturing business. “It is entirely […]

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MP Badawey proud of Budget 2018: “We put people first”

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MP Badawey proud of Budget 2018: “We put people first”

Vance Badawey, Member of Parliament for Niagara Centre, is proud of Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s Budget 2018, a spending plan that will develop a $150 billion boost to economic productivity by 2026 by bringing more women into the workforce, with money for new parental support, gender equality, and pay equity. Entitled Equality + Growth, A […]

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Minister announces funding for Great Lakes protection

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Minister announces funding for Great Lakes protection

Earlier this week, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna announced that the Government of Canada will be investing $44.84 million for the Great Lakes Protection Initiative. This funding is part of the $70.5 million of new funding that was earmarked in Budget 2017 for freshwater protection. The funding from this weeks’ announcement […]

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Canadians get affordable housing help

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Canadians get affordable housing help

All Canadians need and deserve housing that is safe and affordable. A home makes Canadians feel more secure, making it easier to raise healthy children, pursue an education, and gain employment. Vance Badawey, Member of Parliament for Niagara Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, shared details […]

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