Category: In the Media

Article link: Actua Receives $12 Million in Funding from the Government of Canada’s CanCode Program

MP Mendicino Actua funding, July 26th 2019

Cision link: Actua Receives $12 Million in Funding from the Government of Canada’s CanCode Program Today, Marco Mendicino, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities and the Member of Parliament for Eglinton Lawrence announced that Actua will be receiving $12 million dollars as part of the second phase of the Government of Canada’s… Read more »

Article link: Feds invest $2.3 million in summer jobs for at-risk youth in GTA

MP Mendicino extra CSJ funding, Lawrence Heights, July 23rd 2019

CP24 link: Feds invest $2.3 million in summer jobs for at-risk youth in GTA The federal government is investing $2.3 million in creating hundreds of additional summer jobs for at-risk youth in the Toronto area. Marco Mendicino, who is the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, made the announcement at Lawrence Heights… Read more »

Article link: Liberals accuse Scheer of Food Guide ‘misinformation,’ deny politicizing issue

MP Marco Mendicino and Minister Petitpas-Taylor Food Guide, July 22nd 2019

CTV News link: Liberals accuse Scheer of Food Guide ‘misinformation,’ deny politicizing issue During the press conference, Petitpas Taylor was joined by infrastructure and communities parliamentary secretary Marco Mendicino. The pair questioned if a Scheer-led government would walk back other Liberal changes that they say are evidence and science-based, like the long-form census. Related links:… Read more »

Article link: City urges province to open up recreation infrastructure funding stream

WJ McMeeken Centre, July 15th 2019

The Sault Star link: City urges province to open up recreation infrastructure funding stream City council is urging the provincial government to open the Community Cultural and Recreation infrastructure funding stream so that municipalities can apply and upgrade its crumbling buildings. The motion, moved by Ward 5 Coun. Corey Gardi and Ward 3 Coun. Matthew… Read more »

Article link: Premiers remain divided on pipelines as Saskatoon summit wraps

Premiers at the Council of the Federation, July 11th 2019

Saskatoon Star Phoenix link: Premiers remain divided on pipelines as Saskatoon summit wraps Marco Mendicino, the parliamentary secretary to the federal infrastructure minister who was in Saskatoon on Thursday, said he does not agree with Kenney’s characterization that Quebec has been handed a veto over proposed pipelines. “We would look to work closely and consult… Read more »

Video & article link: Ottawa announces $5.75M to retrofit TCHC buildings

MP Mendicino announces TCHC retrofit funding, July 8th 2019

680 News link: Ottawa announces $5.75M to retrofit TCHC buildings The federal government announced Monday it will be giving $5.75 million to retrofit several residential buildings to make them more energy efficient. The money is part of the government’s Green Municipal Fund and will go toward retrofit heating, cooling and lighting in the buildings. Liberal… Read more »