Human Resources and Skills Development Canada

Human Resources and Skills Development Canada

July 12, 2010 19:37 ET

Minister Raitt Applauds Spectra Energy Corp for Workplace Equity

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 12, 2010) - Today, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Labour, met with representatives of Spectra Energy Corp and commended them for their ongoing efforts in promoting diversity, and for their commitment to employment equity and a racism-free workplace.

"The Government of Canada is paving the way toward economic recovery following a global economic recession," said Minister Raitt. "I commend Spectra Energy Corp for its contributions to our country's prosperity by promoting a diverse, talented and competitive Canadian workforce."

Minister Raitt presented Mr. Bohdan Bodnar, Vice President of Human Resources at Spectra Energy Corp, with a certificate highlighting the organization's efforts in creating an inclusive workplace committed to enabling employment equity, and in building a workforce that is representative of Canada's diverse population.

The Labour Program develops, administers and enforces workplace legislation and regulations, such as the Canada Labour Code, which covers industrial relations, health and safety and employment standards, and the Employment Equity Act. These laws cover federally regulated workers and employers.

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Contact Information

  • Office of Minister Raitt
    Jocelyne Turner
    Press Secretary
    819-953-5646
    or
    Human Resources and Skills Development Canada
    Media Relations Office
    819-994-5559