Human Resources and Skills Development Canada

Human Resources and Skills Development Canada

November 18, 2011 14:00 ET

Minister Raitt Meets with Leaders at the C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 18, 2011) - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Canada's Minister of Labour, met today with business leaders, academics and policy leaders as she participated in the C.D. Howe Institute Round Table Event to discuss emerging trends and challenges related to labour relations.

"Our government remains committed to stimulating the Canadian economy and creating and maintaining jobs," said Minister Raitt. "I would like to commend the C.D. Howe Institute for providing an important forum to discuss the issues that impact Canadians, including trade and international policy, economic growth and innovation, and social policy."

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. These laws apply to federally regulated workers and employers.

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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