Human Resources and Skills Development Canada

Human Resources and Skills Development Canada

January 18, 2011 11:43 ET

Canada's Labour Minister Holds Economic Consultations in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - Jan. 18, 2011) - Today, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Canada's Labour Minister, held an economic consultation with stakeholders in Winnipeg to discuss job creation, economic growth and emerging trends and challenges in the workplace.

"Our government's first priority is the economy, and discussions like today's help us focus our efforts during Canada's fragile economic recovery," said Minister Raitt. "Hearing directly from our stakeholders about their own economic priorities, issues and concerns will help us secure jobs, promote growth and build a stronger foundation for our economic future."

The Government of Canada is working to ensure that Canadian workplaces remain fair, safe, productive and cooperative environments that contribute to Canada's prosperity and the well-being of workers and their families. 

This discussion is part of ongoing consultations with stakeholders across the country. In addition to fostering an open dialogue on the leadership necessary to create safe and productive workplaces across Canada, these economic consultations are helping to secure the country's economic future.

This news release is available in alternative formats upon request.

Contact Information

  • Office of Minister Raitt
    Ashley Kelahear
    Special Assistant, Media Relations
    Human Resources and Skills Development Canada
    Media Relations Office