The Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Improvement and Labour, heard first-hand at present of the challenges going through Albertans as they address the downturn of their province’s financial system.
In her first journey to Alberta as minister, Minister Mihychuk, accompanied by the Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Affiliate Minister of Nationwide Defence and Darshan Kang, M.P. for Calgary Skyview, met with enterprise and financial leaders, and different Calgary municipal leaders in a sequence of conferences to deal with the difficulties going through the province, together with its rising unemployment charge. Whereas within the metropolis, she additionally took the time to go to the Calgary Financial Improvement Workplace, and in addition toured a Service Canada workplace.
Minister Mihychuk stated she sympathizes deeply with these Albertans who’re dealing with such robust occasions and acknowledged the efforts they’re making to hold on by means of the challenges.
The Authorities of Canada is aware of the financial state of affairs in Alberta and is dedicated to take motion to deal with the employment wants of Albertans and Canadians, stated Minister Mihychuk.
Throughout her assembly, Minister Mihychuk additionally reaffirmed her authorities’s dedication to increasing the Youth Employment Technique and to enhance the EI system which incorporates higher-aligning it with the realities of at present’s labour market.
“I’ve listened and heard from Albertans in regards to the labour market challenges they’re up towards. I’m dedicated to working with the province and employers to assist Albertans get the talents they want for good high quality jobs and to strengthen coaching. In right this moment’s altering economic system, Canadians want extra alternatives to enhance their expertise and improve their credentials.”
– The Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Growth and Labour
“It was essential for the Minister of Employment, Workforce Improvement and Labour to pay our province a go to and to listen to first-hand the difficulties Albertans are going through. Minister Mihychuk can depend on my full collaboration to deal with the employment wants of Albertans.”
– The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Affiliate Minister of Nationwide Defence