Hon. Maryam Monsef
Member of Parliament for Peterborough—Kawartha
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September 14, 2020
Government of Canada investing $50 million into projects that support seniors
Peterborough-Kawartha – The Government of Canada is committed to supporting organizations and projects that empower seniors and contribute to improving their health and well-being. Today,…
September 13, 2020
MP Monsef's message to students
Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, issued the following statement regarding Peterborough-Kawartha area students returning to school: “As schools throughout Peterborough-Kawartha are set to…
August 26, 2020
Government of Canada supports project connecting people at risk of experiencing opioid-related overdoses to community services in Peterborough
Peterborough-Kawartha – Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, announced today more than $1.9 million…
August 25, 2020
Monsef announces $7.6 million to build 25 rental units for families in Peterborough
  Peterborough-Kawartha - Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, on behalf of The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and…
July 30, 2020
35 local organizations serving the vulnerable in Peterborough-Kawartha with Emergency Community Support Funding
Peterborough-Kawartha – Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, and United Way Peterborough & District, today announced 35 local organizations that have been approved for…
July 23, 2020
Monsef invests $4.8M for local clean-tech jobs
Peterborough-Kawartha - Trent University has a plan to catalyze growth in the clean-tech sector and position the Greater Peterborough region as an emerging hub. It…
July 17, 2020
MP Monsef welcomes Minister Ng to tour some local businesses who have stepped up during COVID-19
Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, welcomed the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, today for visits to…
July 14, 2020
Constituency Office reopened with modified hours, safety measures
Peterborough-Kawartha – Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, has reopened her constituency office to public walk-ins with new hours of operation and COVID-19 safety…
June 24, 2020
Investing in public transit infrastructure for Peterborough residents
The health and well-being of Canadians are the top priorities of the governments of Canada and Ontario. But, the COVID-19 pandemic has affected more than…
June 19, 2020
Monsef announces $4.7 million federal investment for rehabilitation of James A. Gifford Causeway
The governments of Canada and Ontario recognize the different ways that the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted smaller communities across the province. While moving towards recovery,…
June 16, 2020
Federal government invests $1.2 million in Elizabeth Fry Society’s peer-to-peer harm reduction and recovery program
Today, Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, announced more than $1.2 million in funding…
May 19, 2020
Families in Peterborough-Kawartha receiving additional $300 per child top up
Today, Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, highlighted the numerous supports that have been put in place for families in Peterborough-Kawartha. Since it was…
May 15, 2020
Applications Open for New Small Business Interest-Free Loans
Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, announced today that a new $962 million Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF) is open for application for…
May 4, 2020
Peterborough-Kawartha businesses connected with Economic Development Minister
Tonight, Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, along with the Honourable Melanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages, took part in a…
May 1, 2020
Harco Enterprises Ltd. receives expedited Health Canada approval to produce PPE
Today, Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, announced that Harco Enterprises Ltd. In Peterborough has received approval by Health Canada to manufacture and distribute…
April 29, 2020
Federal Government introduces Bill C-15 with supports for students during COVID-19
Today, Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, provided an update on the recent measures being implemented by the federal government due to COVID-19: “Many…
April 22, 2020
Monsef details Federal Government’s COVID-19 response and impact on Peterborough-Kawartha
Today, Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, provided an update on the recent measures being implemented by the federal government due to COVID-19: “I…
April 17, 2020
Federal Government investment of $962M will support local businesses through pandemic
Today, Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, highlighted a Federal Government investment of $675 million for Canada’s Regional Development Agencies and $287 million for…
April 12, 2020
Mourning the loss of COVID-19 patient in Peterborough
Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, released the following statement on the first COVID-19 related death in Peterborough-Kawartha: "Today, our community is mourning. We…
March 27, 2020
Parent? Student? Employer? A breakdown of how COVID-19 aid package supports you
This summarizes the first phase of our government’s response to COVID-19. The next phase will include broader supports for institutions and organizations. The third phase…
March 23, 2020
Urgent Public Plea
For the past week, Canadians have been stuck at home because of COVID-19. It’s understandable that it is starting to take a toll. But we…
March 18, 2020
COVID-19 Daily Update: Support for Canadians
Today, Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, provided the following update to our local Community Response Group on the COVID-19 pandemic and our federal…
March 17, 2020
COVID-19 Daily Update: Prevention is Critical Right Now
Today, Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, provided the following update on the COVID-19 pandemic and the federal government’s efforts to maintain the health…
March 16, 2020
How to access factual, up-to-date information on COVID-19
**Updated Wednesday, April 15 at 2:30 p.m. EST** Access to reliable, up-to-date information is paramount as our community and our country addresses the COVID-19 pandemic.…
March 16, 2020
COVID-19 Daily Update: Limiting entry into Canada, meeting with local leaders
Today, Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, provided the following update on the COVID-19 pandemic and our federal government’s efforts to maintain the health…
March 15, 2020
COVID-19 Daily Update Constituency Office Closure
As we take measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, my constituency office will be closed to walk-ins until further notice. The office will continue…
March 5, 2020
Monsef announces nearly $1.2 million for 26 local businesses to innovate, expand, and create jobs
Today, Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, announced that 26 local businesses will benefit from an investment of nearly $1.2 million from the federal…
February 20, 2020
Monsef convenes Q&A session for those interested in building housing
Today, the office of Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, hosted a technical briefing for interested local housing providers and developers on the funding…
February 11, 2020
E-Newsletter February 2020
One of the challenges as a Member of Parliament is ensuring everyone in Peterborough-Kawartha receives regular updates on the work being done by our Federal…
February 11, 2020
Monsef announces $6 million to build a composting facility in Peterborough
Today, Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, on behalf of of the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, announced up…
January 30, 2020
Monsef invites employers to apply for federal funds to hire youth
Today, Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, highlighted that our Government of Canada has opened its 2020 Canada Summer Jobs program. Canada Summer Jobs…
January 17, 2020
Federal Government contributes $25,000 to support construction of sustainable Health Centre at Camp Kawartha
Douro-Dummer - Today, Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, on behalf of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, highlighted the…
January 14, 2020
Partnerships key to building 2,000 affordable housing units
Today, Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, convened local housing stakeholders as part of a series of meetings focused on building 2,000 units of…
December 19, 2019
Housing subsidy will help most vulnerable
Peterborough-Kawartha – Today, Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, shared the Government of Canada and Government of Ontario’s agreement to provide direct affordability support…
December 17, 2019
Transit, Affordability and Internet key to Rural Economic Development
Peterborough – The Government of Canada recognizes the critical role that rural communities play in our country’s economic and social well-being. That is why the…
December 13, 2019
Monsef ready to fulfill Ministerial Mandate
Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough—Kawartha, Minister for Women and Gender Equality, and Minister of Rural Economic Development, made the following statement after receiving…
December 6, 2019
Monsef issues statement on Canada’s National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women
Peterborough-Kawartha - Today, Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, Minister for Women and Gender Equality, and Minister for Rural Economic Development, issued the following statement…
September 4, 2019
New $75-million National Strategy to Combat Human Trafficking announced, Special Advisor appointed
“We are making historic investments to end all forms of violence and injustice, including this new investment to help eliminate human trafficking in Canada and…
August 23, 2019
Federal government’s rural strategy leads to reconstruction of Beaver Lake Road
Trent Lakes – Today, Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, on behalf of the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic Development, and Janet…
August 13, 2019
Peterborough Habitat for Humanity to build 35 affordable housing units with federal government investment
Peterborough receiving more units than any other community through national initiative Peterborough-Kawartha – Today, Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, on behalf of the…
August 12, 2019
Federal government investing in high-speed Internet for Douro-Dummer
Today, Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, on behalf of the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic Development, announced funding of $1 million for…
August 12, 2019
North Kawartha residents to benefit from improvements to Reid’s Road and Mount Julian-Viamede Road
Today, Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough–Kawartha, on behalf of the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic Development,  and Mayor Carolyn Amyotte, Township…
July 25, 2019
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FUNDING PROPOSALS TO ADDRESS THE OPIOID CRISIS AND PROBLEMATIC SUBSTANCE USE
Today, Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, on behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, highlighted that the Government of Canada…
July 23, 2019
THERRIEN AND MONSEF ANNOUNCE 10-POINT PLAN FOR A RAPID RESPONSE TO HOMELESSNESS AND HOUSING
As a result of today’s meeting at the Mount Community Centre, a 10-Point Plan for a Rapid Response to Homelessness and Housing has been established. The…
July 18, 2019
MONSEF ANNOUNCES INVESTMENTS TO SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESSES
Today, Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, announced a $256,250 investment for…
July 15, 2019
$3.1 MILLION WILL SUPPORT INDIGENOUS CLEAN TECHNOLOGY PROJECT
When we invest in Canadian ideas, our economy grows and our communities flourish. That’s why the Government of Canada is funding the development of innovative…
July 11, 2019
BROCK MISSION REDEVELOPMENT SET TO BEGIN WITH $5.02 MILLION FROM FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
Today, Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister responsible…
July 4, 2019
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT INVESTS $71M IN LOCAL CELLULAR BROADBAND AND CONNECTIVITY
Today, Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, on behalf of the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic Development, announced joint funding for the…
June 25, 2019
NEXT PHASE OF VIA RAIL’S HIGH FREQUENCY RAIL PROJECT THROUGH PETERBOROUGH MOVING FORWARD
A modernized passenger rail system with a dedicated track would significantly improve the movement of people through Canada’s busiest transportation corridor, from Quebec City to…
June 22, 2019
$215K FEDERAL INVESTMENT SUPPORTS CATION WILDLIFE PRESERVE, OPENING OF NEW TRAILS
Kawartha Lakes – Today, Maryam Monsef, Minister of International Development, Minister for Women and Gender Equality, and Member of Parliament for Peterborough—Kawartha, announced on behalf…
June 6, 2019
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT PROVIDING FUNDING FOR EMPLOYERS IN AGRICULTURE SECTOR TO HIRE YOUTH
The Canadian agriculture industry is strong and growing, creating one in eight jobs which makes it the nation’s single largest employer. Today, Maryam Monsef, Member…
May 31, 2019
MONSEF INTRODUCES AMENDMENTS TO MAKE A HUMAN-RIGHTS BASED APPROACH TO HOUSING THE LAW
Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough—Kawartha, issued the following statement in regards to amendments she put forward today for Bill C-97, the National Housing…
May 28, 2019
SENIORS, VISUALLY AND HEARING IMPAIRED TO BENEFIT FROM ENABLING ACCESSIBILITY FUNDING
Peterborough-Kawartha – Barriers come in many different forms. Some Canadians face accessibility issues that can prevent them from being able to easily access their workplace, community…
May 23, 2019
$5 MILLION FOR FLYING COLOURS CORP. TO ADD NEW HANGAR, EXPAND OPERATIONS, AND CREATE 60 JOBS
In Canada–and around the world–innovation and the aerospace sector go hand-in-hand. That is why the Government of Canada is supporting businesses in this important sector…
May 22, 2019
$2.1M FOR TRENT UNIVERSITY WILL DRIVE RESEARCH, ECONOMIC GROWTH
Peterborough-Kawartha – Fresh ideas have the power to change the way we view the world and can lead to discoveries that will help solve some of…
May 17, 2019
MONSEF ENCOURAGES ORGANIZATIONS TO APPLY FOR NEW HORIZONS FOR SENIORS PROGRAM FUNDING
Call for Proposals of community-based projects up to $25,000 open from May 15-June 21, 2019 Peterborough-Kawartha – Seniors make significant and valuable contributions to their families,…
May 15, 2019
GOVERNMENT OF CANADA CONTRIBUTES TO FLOOD MITIGATION PROJECTS IN KAWARTHA LAKES
Peterborough-Kawartha – Flooding is Canada’s costliest and most frequent natural disaster. Today, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, and Minister for Women and…
March 13, 2019
TRENT PROFESSORS RECEIVE $322,193 IN FUNDING FOR RESEARCH LABS, STATE-OF-THE-ART EQUIPMENT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FROM TRENT UNIVERSITY CFI Funding to support Dr. James Conolly’s research in underwater archaeology and Dr. Karen Thompson’s research on soil health…
March 5, 2019
SUPPORT FOR SURVIVORS OF GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE IN PETERBOROUGH AND HALIBURTON
Ending gender-based violence is crucial if we are serious about giving everyone the same opportunities to join and grow Canada’s middle class. We all benefit…
March 1, 2019
THANK YOU, PETERBOROUGH-KAWARTHA
Thank you to Justin Trudeau, for appointing me as the Minister for International Development and to Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau, for her remarkable stewardship of this…
February 18, 2019
FAMILY DAY A TIME TO REFLECT ON WHAT IS MOST IMPORTANT
I have knocked on tens of thousands of doors in our community. One thing we all agree on is a better future for our kids…
February 11, 2019
NEW DRAFT CHARTER AND GRANTS TO ENSURE CANADA’S RESEARCH COMMUNITY IS AS DIVERSE AS OUR COUNTRY
Oshawa – Canada’s greatest potential can only be realized when all people are welcomed into the laboratory, the classroom and the field. We all benefit from…
February 7, 2019
RESEARCH INVESTMENT TO KEEP CANADIANS SAFE, GROW LOCAL BUSINESS
Peterborough-Kawartha – Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are the fourth leading cause of death in Canada, and predicted to move up to second place by 2050. Attention to…
January 30, 2019
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SUPPORTS SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AT TRENT UNIVERSITY
$260,598 IN GRANTS AWARDED TO 9 TRENT UNIVERSITY RESEARCHERS AND SCHOLARS Peterborough-Kawartha- Social sciences and humanities research plays an important role in building a healthier, stronger…
January 14, 2019
MONSEF WELCOMES CABINET SHUFFLE, MINISTRY OF RURAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough—Kawartha, made the following statement in regards to the federal government’s Cabinet shuffle: “Today’s shuffle has seen a number…
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