Carla Qualtrough

Protecting temporary foreign workers through Migrant Worker Program

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Essex – The Government of Canada takes its responsibilities to protect temporary foreign workers very seriously. Ensuring their health, safety and quality of life while they are living and working in Canada is a key priority, and the Government is taking concrete action to better support them. Irek Kusmierczyk, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability …

Carla Qualtrough

Disability Inclusion Business Council created

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Gatineau – Approximately 2.2 million working age Canadians with disabilities are employed, and an additional 645,000, who are not employed and not in school, have the potential to work[1] and could help fill vacant job positions across the country. Persons with disabilities are disproportionately underrepresented in the labour force and face a range of physical, attitudinal, and institutional barriers that …

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Investing in skills training for workers in Aerospace sector

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Ottawa – The Canadian economy has made strides towards recovering from the pandemic, having achieved record low unemployment rates. However, significant skills and labour shortages continue to affect many sectors and investments in training are needed to re-build a strong and resilient workforce that can meet the demands of today’s economy. Each sector of our economy is unique and often …

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Minister Qualtrough highlights  govt’s affordability plan 

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 Vancouver – In the recent 2022 Fall Economic Statement, the Government of Canada highlighted its plan to continue its sound stewardship of the economy and to be there for Canadians. To help families cope with increasing costs of everyday items, the government is delivering targeted support to the Canadians who need it the most, including by: doubling the GST Credit for 11 …

Carla Qualtrough

Making plans flexible for Canada Student Loan, Apprentice Loan borrowers

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Ottawa – Canada’s future prosperity depends on youth getting the education and training they need to find good jobs. The Government of Canada continues to make significant investments to ensure that young people have access to the supports they need to complete their studies and transition successfully to the workforce, and build the careers they want for themselves. Minister of …

Carla Qualtrough

Call for proposals launched to increase disability inclusion 

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Gatineau – Persons with disabilities must be able to access spaces, communities, and workplaces that are barrier-free and built to include everyone. For this reason, the Government of Canada continues to invest in programs that prioritize disability inclusion, increasing accessibility and the full participation of persons with disabilities. Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough, announced a …

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Invests in foundational skills training, support in PEI

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Charlottetown – Canada’s economic recovery is well underway. We have recovered 115% of the jobs lost during pandemic. In fact, our economic growth is beginning to outpace the ability of some employers to find workers.  The country has faced shifting demographics, new technologies, and different practices, such as gig and part-time work. New sectors like green technology are growing rapidly. …

Kamal Khera

Creating 2,100 apprenticeship positions in BC

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Victoria – The skilled trades are essential to Canada’s economy. Indeed, few industries are as essential to Canadians’ everyday lives. Smart investments are needed to support Canadians from all backgrounds in taking up apprenticeship training now, and to help kick-start lucrative careers in well-respected skilled trades. Minister of Seniors, Kamal Khera, on behalf of the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development …

Carla Qualtrough

Investing in foundational skills training for workers in Nova Scotia

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Halifax – Canada’s economic recovery is well underway. We have recovered 115% of the jobs lost during pandemic. In fact, our economic growth is beginning to outpace the ability of some employers to find workers.  The country has faced shifting demographics, new technologies, and different practices, such as gig and part-time work. New sectors like green technology are growing rapidly. …

Carla Qualtrough

Helping Saskatchewan workers develop skills 

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Regina – Canada’s economic recovery is well underway. We have recovered 115% of the jobs lost during pandemic. In fact, our economic growth is beginning to outpace the ability of some employers to find workers.  The country has faced shifting demographics, new technologies, and different practices, such as gig and part-time work. New sectors like green technology are growing rapidly. …