Jaime Battiste (@JaimeBattiste )

Jaime Battiste

Bio Member of Parliament for Sydney-Victoria. Cape Breton/Unamaki. Lnu, father, writer, activist, musician, boxer.
Location Cape Breton, Nova Scotia
Tweets 266
Followers 759
Following 336
Account created 28-08-2019 14:22:12
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iPhone : Today's investment of $542 million is an important step forward in providing Indigenous communities the support they need to keep their children safe, to keep their families together, and to have the opportunity to thrive. twitter.com/canadianpm/sta…

iPhone : The Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act is an important contribution to articulating a Canadian vision for a clean economy. It sends a signal of the depth of our resolve to be a serious competitor in the clean global marketplace and reach net-zero by 2050.

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iPhone : Are you a #FirstNations, #Inuit or #Métis community OR an #Indigenous organization serving Indigenous peoples? You can now apply for the Indigenous Community Support Fund to address the specific needs of Indigenous people during #COVID19. Apply now: ow.ly/fM9950CtXed

iPhone : Half of women over 16 have experienced at least one incident of GBV. Indigenous, LGBT, rural and newcomer women face even greater risk. We invested $100 million in emergency funding to shelters during COVID-19, but confronting GBV will require a sustained and long-term effort.

Twitter Web App : Looking forward to participating in this discussion tomorrow in association with StFX University alongside such knowledgeable panelists and experts. Join us via Zoom (details on the poster)!

Twitter Web App : Consumers want and deserve to know the environmental impacts of the products they purchase so that they can make informed decisions. By creating transparent and clear environmental labeling we can drive a green shift in the market.
You can learn more here: facebook.com/jaimebattistem…

Twitter Web App : The Atlantic Bubble has been a global leader in keeping COVID cases low and the federal government has been a partner to our provinces. Today, I asked the Minister for Health to provide an update on our efforts to work with the Atlantic provinces.

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Twitter Web App : Canadians deserve to know the environmental impacts of the products they purchase so that they can make informed decisions. Clear and concise environmental labeling will empower Canadians to drive a green shift in the market.

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Twitter Web App : Coastal First Nations are often the first responders in crisis on the water.
They play a big part in our marine safety systems, & now Canadian Coast Guard is partnering with First Nations to lead 5 Auxiliary units along the BC coastline.


Twitter Web App : Sadly, Nova Scotia is not COVID free. Families are struggling with the news of positive cases. We cannot become complacent.

But it is true that our commitment to our neighbours, our families, and our willingness to sacrifice has been a model for other regions and countries. twitter.com/nytopinion/sta…

Twitter Web App : Businesses are still struggling under the Second Wave, which is why were continuing to offer a robust series of supports for Canadian entrepreneurs and small business owners.

You can learn more about each of these programs at Canada.ca/Coronavirus

Twitter Web App : Many of the organizations that support our veterans have been struggling over the course of COVID-19 and so our government is stepping up to support them: over $17 million of this funding will go to the Royal Canadian Legion (RCL), ANAVETS, True Patriot Love, and VETS Canada.

Twitter Web App : Encouraging news! Our government's early deal will ensure that, should this vaccine prove effective, we will be provided with an initial minimum of 20 million doses, with an option to purchase more. twitter.com/CBCNews/status…

Twitter Web App : Today our government announced an investment of $1.75 billion to help connect Canadians to high-speed Internet across the country, grow businesses, and create jobs.

This investment will connect 98 per cent of Canadians across the country to high-speed Internet by 2026.

Twitter Web App : Be vigilant, Cape Bretoners!

"The caller reports that there are issues with the individual's social insurance number (SIN). The caller tells the individual they will be arrested if their personal information is not provided."


Twitter Web App : As COVID-19 continues to impact Canadians and we all adjust to the new normal its important that you and your family are kept up to date on how were changing or creating new programs to support Cape Bretoners.

Follow this link: eepurl.com/hihMx5 to sign up!

Twitter Web App : Today is Indigenous Veterans Day, a day for us to reflect on the enormous sacrifices made by the Indigenous people who have contributed to Canadian military efforts over the years.

Lest we forget.


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Important notice for Canada Student Loan borrowers ‼️

If you are repaying your Canada Student Loan via pre-authorized debit, please note that it may take until November 3 for your payment to be reflected in your NSLSC account.

Twitter Web App : To mark the 75th anniversary of Canada’s engagement in the Second World War, those were served may receive a certificate signed by the Minister of Veterans Affairs, a letter and special lapel pin from VAC.

You can learn more here: veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembranc…