Human Resources and Skills Development Canada



Human Resources and Skills Development Canada

November 08, 2012 16:30 ET

Minister Raitt Discusses Best Practices to Strengthen Canada's Global Shipping Reputation

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 8, 2012) - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Canada's Labour Minister, met today with executives involved in maritime shipping and transportation at the Journal of Commerce (JOC) Canada Maritime Conference and discussed labour relations and maritime transport best practices.

"Our government remains focused on creating jobs, growth and long-term prosperity," said Minister Raitt. "We are committed to sustaining and strengthening Canada's global reputation as a reliable and efficient shipping gateway that businesses can depend on."

The JOC Canada Maritime Conference is the leading annual event for professionals involved in the ocean container supply chain and other maritime transport modes. For the past six years, the conference has focused on the major issues, challenges and opportunities confronting the ocean-based supply chain, as it affects individual participants and the broader Canadian transportation industry and economy.

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Contact Information

  • Ashley Kelahear
    Press Secretary
    Office of Minister Raitt
    819-953-5646

    Media Relations Office
    Human Resources and Skills Development Canada
    819-994-5559