Viviane Lapointe
Viviane Lapointe
Member of Parliament for Sudbury
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June 10, 2024
MP Lapointe Announces $10 Million to Support Critical Minerals Mining in Northern Ontario
Critical minerals present a once-in-a-generation chance for Canada to drive historic economic growth, create jobs and support the fight against climate change. Already, mining and…
June 10, 2024
MPs Announce $200,000 for the City of Greater Sudbury and the Canadian Tree Nursery Association to Help Restore Forests
Trees play a vital role in sustaining our environment by purifying the air, capturing and storing carbon, and providing new habitat for wildlife. In the…
May 31, 2024
MP Lapointe announces federal support for rapid housing project in Sudbury
Today, Viviane Lapointe, Member of Parliament for Sudbury – on behalf of the Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities – alongside Marc…
May 17, 2024
MP Lapointe announces funding of over $1,400,000 for Spark Employment Services to increase access to employment opportunities
SUDBURY - Building on the government of Canada’s commitment to improve inclusion and financial security of Canadians with disabilities, today, Viviane Lapointe, Member of Parliament…
May 13, 2024
MP Lapointe announces $1.1M for Sudbury Researchers to Advance Mining-Related Projects
Two researchers at NOSM University and Laurentian University are celebrating major investments in their research today as their projects were successfully awarded funding from grants…
May 10, 2024
Canada cuts carbon pollution with funding for Glencore Canada Corporation project
Canada’s pollution pricing system creates incentives for industries to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, drives innovation and sustainable business practices, and fosters a cleaner, more…
April 11, 2024
More $10-a-day child care spaces coming to Sudbury
SUDBURY – As part of the 2024 Budget roll out, the federal government announced new measures to create more affordable child care spaces – saving…
April 5, 2024
Federal government extends support for mineral exploration
The federal government has extended the 15-per-cent Mineral Exploration Tax Credit for investors for an additional year. The Mineral Exploration Tax Credit, which was scheduled…
March 25, 2024
Canadian Carbon Rebate
There is a lot of misinformation regarding the Canadian Carbon Rebate (CCR). I believe it’s important to clarify what the CCR is - and isn’t…
March 25, 2024
MP Lapointe announces $150,620 in funding for YES Theatre
SUDBURY – Today, Viviane Lapointe, Member of Parliament Sudbury, announced $150,620 in funding for YES Theatre. MP Lapointe made this announcement on behalf of the…
March 1, 2024
Delivering better healthcare for Sudbury
SUDBURY— MP Viviane Lapointe, MP Marc Serre, and Prime Minister Trudeau are in Sudbury today sharing details of the Canada-Ontario healthcare agreement. The Government of…
February 22, 2024
MP Lapointe hosting two passport clinics
Planning to travel?  Looking to renew your passport? We are here to help! Our team will be on-site to help you with your passport application. Bring…
February 9, 2024
MP Lapointe announces Federal government support for construction of over 300 homes in Greater Sudbury
SUDBURY – Today, the federal government announced over $73 million in funding through the Affordable Housing Fund (AHF) – a key pillar of the federal…
February 7, 2024
Canadian Dental Care Plan Details
The Canadian Dental Care Plan (CDCP) will help ease financial barriers to accessing oral health care for eligible Canadian residents who: have an annual adjusted family…
January 26, 2024
MP Lapointe announces funding for tax clinics in Sudbury
Two Sudbury organizations will be offering free clinics this tax season with support from the federal government. Today, Viviane Lapointe, Member of Parliament for Sudbury,…
January 11, 2024
MP Lapointe announces over $530,000 for She Matters to prevent and address gender-based violence
SUDBURY – Gender-based violence costs women and gender-diverse people their lives and has profound effects on our communities. Preventing and addressing gender-based violence is a…
January 10, 2024
Unsheltered Homeless in Sudbury get a boost from local MP
SUDBURY – Everyone deserves a safe and stable place to call home, but as we've seen in our community, far too many people face the…
December 14, 2023
Statement: Canada Vote at UN
Canada mourns every Israeli and Palestinian innocent life which has been lost in this conflict and express our condolences to all families and communities affected…
December 11, 2023
Historic Day for Canadians: Government of Canada launches Canadian Dental Care Plan
SUDBURY – Oral health is an important part of our overall health and well-being. Regular visits to an oral health professional have proven to reduce…
December 5, 2023
Government of Canada launches 9-8-8: suicide crisis helpline
Today, the Government of Canada is taking an important step to provide suicide prevention support for people who need it, when they need it most.…
November 28, 2023
Canada Summer Jobs now open for Sudbury employers
SUDBURY – This week, Canada Summer Jobs employer application period launched. Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) provides wage subsidies to employers to create quality summer work…
November 21, 2023
Liberal Federal Government Commits to Exempting Post-Secondary Institutions from the CCAA
SUDBURY – The Liberal Federal Government tabled its Fall Economic Statement today. The Statement included an important reference to Sudbury. Citing the cuts that happened…
November 17, 2023
MP Lapointe announces over $107,000 for vital community resources
SUDBURY - Community service organizations are at the forefront of addressing community needs. During the pandemic, many of these vital organizations struggled with increased demand…
November 2, 2023
Full statement from MP Lapointe regarding Andrew Scheer’s stop in Sudbury
This is the full statement from MP Lapointe regarding Andrew Scheer’s stop in Sudbury today.  I have some advice for Andrew Scheer. Before coming to…
October 25, 2023
Climate Change Adaptation
A few weeks ago, I spent a few hours knocking on doors in a Sudbury neighbourhood on a particularly warm and sunny Saturday. Many residents…
September 26, 2023
Removal of GST for new rental builds will benefit Sudbury
SUDBURY – Sudbury MP Viviane Lapointe says the removal of GST for new purpose-built rentals is good news for Sudbury. And you don’t have to…
September 15, 2023
MP Lapointe announces over $1M for local organizations funded under the Community Services Recovery Fund
SUDBURY – Community service organizations are at the forefront of addressing community needs. During the pandemic, many of these vital organizations struggled with increased demand…
August 31, 2023
The Government of Canada teams up with the Northern Ontario Angels to create 750 jobs
The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services and Minister responsible for FedNor, today announced a FedNor investment of $1,834,000 in Northern Ontario Enterprise Gateway…
August 30, 2023
More support from the Government of Canada in local businesses across Northern Ontario
The federal government is investing over $6 million in support of 13 diverse projects across the region. August 30, 2023 – Sudbury, ON – Federal…
August 24, 2023
MP Lapointe and MP Serre announce investment of $205,000 to expand local trail network in Sudbury
Today, Marc G. Serré, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Official Languages, and Viviane Lapointe, Member of Parliament…
August 23, 2023
MP Lapointe and MP Serré announce boost for projects funded by the Mining Innovation Commercialization Accelerator Network (MICA)
SUDBURY – The growing demand for critical minerals presents a generational opportunity for the Canadian mining industry. As we move toward a low-carbon economy, large…
August 10, 2023
MP Lapointe announces FedNor $500,000 investment to help Skyline Helicopter Technologies meet increased demand
Today, Viviane Lapointe, Member of Parliament for Sudbury, announced a repayable FedNor contribution of $500,000 to help Skyline Helicopter Technologies scale up and modernize its…
August 9, 2023
MP Lapointe announces over $237,000 to help address harms related to substance use in Sudbury
Every day, families and communities across the country lose loved ones to overdoses from the increasingly toxic drug supply.  We are responding to this crisis…
July 31, 2023
MP Lapointe announces FedNor investment of $37,343 in two-day Francophone immigration conference
Viviane Lapointe, Member of Parliament for Sudbury, today announced a FedNor investment of $37,343 in the Carrefour francophone de Sudbury. The investment enabled a two-day…
July 24, 2023
FedNor investing over $50,000 to support the growth of the mining industry in Northern Ontario
Sudbury, ON – Federal Economic Development Agency for Northern Ontario – FedNor Today, Viviane Lapointe, Member of Parliament for Sudbury, announced a non-repayable FedNor contribution…
July 20, 2023
MP Lapointe encourages Sudbury companies to apply: Strategic Innovation Fund (SIF)
SUDBURY – Critical minerals are the building blocks for the transition to a low-carbon economy. With the accelerating growth of clean technologies, such as battery…
July 18, 2023
MP Lapointe announces boost for Sudbury Performance Group Programming
SUDBURY - Arts, culture and heritage are the backbone of our communities. Each contribute to a stimulating life, nourished by a diversity of human experiences…
July 12, 2023
MP Lapointe Announces $15,534 for Sudbury Shared Harvest Programming
Today, Viviane Lapointe, MP for Sudbury announced an investment of $15,534 for Sudbury Shared Harvest through the New Horizons for Seniors Programming. Sudbury Shared Harvest…
July 12, 2023
Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP) receives increase in Sudbury
SUDBURY – Great news for the City of Greater Sudbury, as Viviane Lapointe, Member of Parliament Sudbury, announces additional allocations for the Rural and Northern…
June 29, 2023
Ground-breaking for the Lorraine St. development in Sudbury
Today Viviane Lapointe, Member of Parliament for Sudbury, on behalf of the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, accompanied by Paul…
June 14, 2023
Join our team!
Job Posting: Administrative and Communications Assistant The office of Viviane Lapointe, Member of Parliament Sudbury is currently seeking a qualified candidate to fulfill the role…
June 1, 2023
Sudbury MP Viviane Lapointe concludes National Accessibility Week with $284,000 in funding for Sudbury projects
SUDBURY – This week marks National Accessibility Week across Canada. It is a chance to celebrate and highlight the rich talent and contributions made by…
May 29, 2023
Sudbury MP Viviane Lapointe announces investment of more than $930,000 to help address harms related to substance use in Sudbury
SUDBURY - Every day, families and communities across the country lose loved ones to overdoses from the increasingly toxic illegal drug supply. Collectively, through harm…
May 1, 2023
MP Lapointe pleased with government’s launch of consultation to review insolvency and post-secondary educational institutions
SUDBURY – The effects of Laurentian University’s insolvency on the Sudbury community, students, staff and faculty remains deeply concerning. Over the past year, Viviane Lapointe,…
April 25, 2023
More than 260 Canada Summer Jobs opportunities available for youth in Sudbury
Many young Canadians looking to secure meaningful work experience this summer know that getting a foot in the right door can serve as a valuable…
April 19, 2023
Labour Impact on Federal Services
SUDBURY – As of 12:01AM on April 19th, 2023, the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and its members began a nation-wide general strike, which…
April 14, 2023
MP Lapointe announces $1 million investment to help Z’gamok Construction LP scale up operations
SUDBURY - The Indigenous economy in Canada is estimated at more than $30 billion, with growth projections outpacing the overall national economy. The federal government…
March 30, 2023
Join my team
Come join MP Lapointe’s team and help make a difference in our community. We are looking for someone to join our team as Constituency Assistant…
February 24, 2023
Sudbury residents awarded the Platinum Jubilee pin of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
In honour and in commemoration of Her Majesty the Queen, and the 70 years she served on the throne, Member of Parliament for Sudbury, Viviane…
January 31, 2023
MP Lapointe & Science North Partner for Family Day
Celebrate Family Day with MP Viviane Lapointe at Science North! MP Lapointe and Science North have partnered to bring you a fun-filled Family Day. Enjoy…
January 25, 2023
Northeastern Ontario MPs announce investment of $215,290 for young people’s mental health
Sudbury – Young people have been disproportionally impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, with social isolation, virtual learning challenges, job insecurity, and financial hardship worsening their…
January 24, 2023
Sudbury Survey | Sondage, circonscription de Sudbury
Thank you for taking the time to fill out this survey to help me understand your priorities. You can find a copy of the survey…
January 6, 2023
Sudbury MP announces investment in local conservation project to protect species at risk in Sudbury
Today, Viviane Lapointe, Member of Parliament Sudbury announced $46,713 in funding for the Junction Creek Stewardship Committee. This funding will be used to determine the…
December 13, 2022
Bill C-21: Information
I support the safe and sustainable practice of hunting in Canada. As residents of northern Ontario, hunting is a tradition that forms part of our…
December 12, 2022
Critical Minerals
As many of you may know, I was born in Elliot Lake, the proud daughter of a miner. Representing Sudbury, I can tell you it still…
December 9, 2022
MP Lapointe and MP Serré announce Canada’s $3.8 billion Critical Minerals Strategy and voice impact on Greater Sudbury
SUDBURY - Critical minerals are not just the building blocks of clean technology like solar panels and electric vehicle batteries – they are a key…
November 22, 2022
MP Lapointe announces Investment in the future of zero-emission transit in Sudbury
SUDBURY – Today, Viviane Lapointe, Member of Parliament for Sudbury, announced $158,469 in funding for the development of an electric bus feasibility study and a…
November 21, 2022
New Occupational Classification Good News for Sudbury
SUDBURY - Member of Parliament for Sudbury, Viviane Lapointe, says the new National Occupational Classification (NOC) is a good boost for local employers and businesses…
November 15, 2022
Sudbury MP Launches Call for Nomination for Platinum Jubilee Submissions
In honour and in commemoration of Her Majesty the Queen, and the 70 years she served on the throne, Member of Parliament for Sudbury, Viviane…
November 14, 2022
Sudbury Families Amongst first in Ontario to Benefit from Federal Government Affordable Childcare Program
Greater Sudbury is one the first cities in Ontario to sign onto the Federal government’s  Canada-wide Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) initiative. As a…
November 2, 2022
Health Canada Launch of Healthcare Workers Coalition gets support of Sudbury MP
Sudbury Member of Parliament Viviane Lapointe announced her support for Health Canada’s launch of a Coalition of Health Care Workers. The Coalition held its first…
October 27, 2022
Sudbury MP Makes Presentation to Electoral Boundaries Commission
Yesterday, Viviane Lapointe, MP for Sudbury and Chair of the Northern Ontario Caucus, presented to the Ontario Commission for the 2022 Federal Electoral District Redistribution.…
October 20, 2022
MP for Sudbury announces supports for two local small businesses
Sudbury, ON – Today, Member of Parliament for Sudbury, Viviane Lapointe, announced $600,000 to help support two small businesses in Sudbury. The funding is being…
October 19, 2022
Passport Clinic hosted by MP Lapointe
Planning to travel?  Looking to renew your passport? We are here to help! Our team will be on-site to help you with your passport application. Bring…
October 17, 2022
Cambrian College R&D receives $1,000,000 over 5 years from National Science and Engineering Research Council
SUDBURY – Colleges are at the heart of many rural and urban communities across Canada and offer a wealth of resources to local and regional…
October 12, 2022
MP Viviane Lapointe selected as Chair of Northern Ontario Caucus
Sudbury, ON – Member of Parliament for Sudbury, Viviane Lapointe, has been selected as Chair of the Northern Ontario Caucus. MP Lapointe will assume the…
October 4, 2022
What the Redistribution of Federal Boundaries means for Sudbury and Northern Ontario
There has been a lot said recently about the redistribution of federal boundaries. It’s important for the people of Sudbury to know what the changes…
September 1, 2022
Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and MP for Sudbury announce $589,340 for Project to Prevent and Address Family Violence
Sudbury, ON – Family violence and gender-based violence are serious public health issues that are strongly linked to mental health concerns and can have long-lasting…
August 29, 2022
Government of Canada Announces Expansion of the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP) in participating communities
August 26, 2022—Timmins, Ontario —Immigration plays a crucial role in our economic recovery from the pandemic and, now more than ever, newcomers are vital to…
August 4, 2022
Seniors benefit from Government of Canada’s support for community-based projects in Sudbury
August 4, 2022 – Since the beginning of the pandemic, the Government of Canada has helped millions of Canadians, including seniors, by providing them with…
August 3, 2022
FedNor invests $195,393 to enhance YMCA facilities in Greater Sudbury and Timmins
August 3 2022– Canadian cities and towns thrive when they have community spaces that promote social gatherings and provide access to recreational programs and facilities.…
August 2, 2022
New funding for Greater Sudbury to support gun and gang violence prevention through the Building Safer Communities Fund
August 2, 2022 Canadians deserve to feel safe in their communities. That is why the Government of Canada is taking action on gun violence, with…
July 5, 2022
FedNor invests more than $2 million to position Greater Sudbury as a hub for Battery Electric Vehicle expertise
July 5, 2022 – Sudbury, ON Today, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services and Minister responsible for FedNor, joined Viviane Lapointe, Member of…
June 16, 2022
Passport Updates
June 16 2022 -  Our Sudbury office is currently facing an extremely high demand for passport inquiries, application appointments, and status checks. It is important…
June 3, 2022
Financial Support for Ukrainians Welcomed news for Sudbury
SUDBURY – Timely and welcomed is the reaction to the news today from the Government of Canada who announced that Ukrainians arriving to Canada can…
May 17, 2022
Sudbury MP pleased Federal exemption granted for Sudbury’s supervised consumption site
May 17, 2022 SUDBURY, ON - Sudbury Member of Parliament, Viviane Lapointe, reacted to the news today that Health Canada granted a federal exemption under…
May 16, 2022
Passport clinic hosted by MP Lapointe
May 16th, 2022 - Join MP Lapointe and her team on Saturday, June 4th at the New Sudbury Public Library for a passport clinic. Planning…
April 5, 2022
Cambrian College receives $350,000 boost from National Science and Engineering Research Council
SUDBURY –  Colleges play a critical role in Canada’s innovation ecosystem by working with local and regional partners to develop innovative solutions to community challenges…
March 23, 2022
Cambrian College’s Battery Electric Vehicle Lab receives a $1 Million boost from Federal Government
Researchers play a crucial role in advancing communities. Today, researchers from Cambrian College received a financial boost. Member of Parliament for Sudbury Viviane Lapointe announced…
March 17, 2022
FedNor investment supports business innovation in Greater Sudbury
Investment of $418,500 to help innovative start-up and high-growth firms commercialize new technologies, and create 30 full-time jobs in the region      Innovation accelerators…
March 10, 2022
FedNor injects $774,177 into reThink Green to help businesses enhance productivity and transition to a low-carbon economy
March 10, 2022 – Sudbury, ON – Federal Economic Development Agency for Northern Ontario – FedNor Businesses and communities across the country are working hard…
March 7, 2022
Kivi Park Community Foundation benefits from new lighting
Sudbury, ON – Federal Economic Development Agency for Northern Ontario – FedNor Shared public spaces such as Kivi Park are at the heart of communities…
February 23, 2022
Government Announces One-Time Grant for GIS Recipients who received Pandemic Benefits
Last week, the Government of Canada announced a one-time grant for seniors who received pandemic benefits which then resulted in a reduction or loss of…
February 18, 2022
Celebrations for Continued Programming from Science North Through CanCode
Canada needs a workforce that is strong in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and capable of taking on challenges to compete in the digital…
February 14, 2022
Virtual tour with the Honourable Minister Gilbeault highlights initiatives to reduce operating emissions
On Monday, February 14th, 2022 the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, launched the Output-Based Pricing System Proceeds Fund, a new…
February 9, 2022
City of Greater Sudbury receives support for stronger asset management practices
From roads and buildings, to waste water systems – strong asset management is key to building strong communities. Municipalities of all sizes need the tools…
January 21, 2022
Government of Canada invests in project to support COVID-19 vaccination in Greater Sudbury
Vaccination is one of the most effective ways to protect the health of Canadians and people around the world. In the fight against COVID-19, it…
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