Government of Canada helps internationally trained newcomers and young Canadians in Vancouver enter the labour force in Canada – Cision

VANCOUVERAug. 26, 2019 /CNW/ – To ensure a skilled, competitive and inclusive workforce, the Government of Canada is helping newcomers get their credentials recognized and young Canadians gain access to the experience and skills they need to enter the Canadian workforce and grow our economy.

Today, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of International Development and Minister for Women and Gender Equality, on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, announced three new projects to help 1,030 internationally trained newcomers and a number of young Canadians in Vancouver. This investment will help skilled newcomers get their credentials recognized and young Canadians overcome challenges to finding work in Canada so that our economy prospers.

The Government of Canada is investing more than $8.4 million over the next eight years in three projects from S.U.C.C.E.S.S. (United Chinese Community Enrichment Services Society) to support internationally trained newcomer Canadians and young Canadians seeking to develop their skills enter the Canadian workforce. With this investment, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. will support internationally trained newcomers and youth to find and keep good, well-paying jobs as part of our plan to grow our economy, strengthen the middle class and ensure Canada’s future competitiveness.

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