Happening around the Hill: Jean-Yves Duclos, minister of Families, Children and Social Development, and Doug Currie, Prince Edward Island's minister of Education, Early Learning and Culture, will be in Ottawa to co-chair a meeting of federal–provincial/territorial ministers responsible for Early Learning and Child Care. The meeting will take place at 1:15 p.m. at the Ottawa Marriott Hotel. A press conference will follow. The World Wildlife Fund Canada is hosting its Healthy Waters Summit today in Ottawa, and will be releasing the findings of four years' worth of research into Canada's watersheds. Stakeholders in Canada's freshwater resources, including government representatives, academics, indigenous groups, and businesses will all take part in today's summit. The event begins at 9:45 a.m. at the Lord Elgin Hotel. Maryam Monsef, minister of Status of Women, and Mona Fortier, MP for Ottawa—Vanier, will be announcing a government initiative to advance gender equality. The remarks will be delivered after a panel of experts from the Ottawa-area speak. The event begins at 11 a.m. at the Fairmont Château Laurier. Nationwide news-makers: Ahmed Hussen, minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship; Navdeep Bains, minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development; and Rodger Cuzner, parliamentary secretary to the minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, will be in Toronto to take part in a discussion as part of the launch today of Canada’s Global Skills Strategy. This new initiative is intended to help Canadian businesses find highly skilled talent from around the world, create Canadian jobs, and boost economic growth. The event will take place at OneEleven 8:45 a.m. Finance Minister Bill Morneau will be at the Conference of Montréal, where he will deliver remarks and participate in the global economy panel.The event begins at 9 a.m. and is being held at the Hotel Bonaventure Montréal. François-Philippe Champagne, minister of International Trade, will make an infrastructure announcement at Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières and will speak about the benefits of the federal government's Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund. The event will take place at 1:30 p.m. Kate Young, MP for London West, and Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens will be making an infrastructure announcement on behalf of Amarjeet Sohi, minister of Infrastructure and Communities. The event will take place at 1 p.m. at Windsor City Hall Square. National Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan will be in Halifax today. He will be at the Canadian Forces Base Halifax Dockyard at 10 a.m., where he will give remarks about the Canadian government's new defence policy and how it will support the Canadian Navy. Afterwards, he will attend the Halfiax Chamber of Commerce luncheon. Jane Philpott, minister of Health, will be in Vancouver where she will give the opening remarks at the 2017 National Health Leadership Conference taking place at the Westin Bayshore Hotel. She is scheduled to speak at 8:30 a.m. and will then hold media availability at 9:15 a.m. Stay on top of the world: Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, is attending the G7 Environment Ministers' Meeting in Bologna, Italy. Ms. McKenna will be holding bilateral meetings with other G7 environment ministers, as well as discussions with academics, business leaders, and senior Vatican officials to discuss climate change.