Monte McNaughton

Investing Additional $90M into Skills Development Fund

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Province seeking new proposals to upskill workers, support at-risk communities, and tackle the labour shortage HAMILTON — The Ontario government is working for workers by investing an additional $90 million in the Skills Development Fund (SDF) to support innovative training projects that upskill workers and jobseekers, preparing them for meaningful careers in their communities. As part of a plan to build …


Supporting inclusive growth, employment opportunities in Calgary

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More than $7 million through PrairiesCan will help grow a diverse technology workforce by creating hundreds of jobs in the Calgary region Calgary – The Government of Canada is providing support for community-led innovation that creates opportunities for people with diverse talents and abilities to succeed. In and around Calgary, organizations are using collaborative, inclusive approaches to hire more diverse …

Building Trades Unions Annual Conference

Investing in labour mobility to boost skilled trades

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Ottawa –  The Government of Canada is making targeted investments to create good jobs, grow our economy, and build towards a net-zero emissions future. Minister of Labour, Seamus O’Regan Jr., addressed the Canada’s Building Trades Unions Annual Conference in Ottawa. In his address, the Minister spoke about the Government of Canada’s support for workers in the skilled trades and construction …

Carla Qualtrough

Call to increase skills development opportunities for Indigenous people

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Gatineau – Indigenous people continue to face multiple and persistent barriers to labour market entry and success. At the same time, Canada’s economic recovery from COVID-19 is challenged by labour shortages in key sectors. For these reasons, the Government of Canada is working with Indigenous people and organizations to help prioritize their access to targeted skills development opportunities that they …