Media Advisory - Minister Hussen, Minister Bains and PS Cuzner to participate in fireside discussion to mark the launch of Canada's Global Skills Strategy

OTTAWA, June 9, 2017 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship; the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development; and Rodger Cuzner, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, will participate in a fireside discussion about Canada's Global Skills Strategy, which will be launched on June 12th.

The strategy enables Canadian companies to more quickly and easily recruit highly skilled, in-demand talent from around the world.

The ministers and PS Cuzner will discuss how the strategy will create Canadian jobs and drive economic growth.

 

Date:

Monday, June 12, 2017



Time:

8:45 a.m.



Location:

OneEleven


325 Front Street West, Suite 4


Toronto, Ontario

 

A media availability will follow.

A livestream will be available on Twitter. To view it, please visit @MinisterISED at the time of the announcement.

Follow Minister Bains on Twitter: @MinisterISED
Follow Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada on Twitter: @CitImmCanada
Follow Employment, Workforce Development and Labour on Twitter: @Jobs_Emplois

 

SOURCE Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

For further information: Bernie Derible, Office of the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, 613-954-1064; Matt Pascuzzo, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, 819-654-4183; Karl W. Sasseville, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, 343-291-2500; Media Relations, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, 613-952-1650, cic-media-relations@cic.gc.ca; Media Relations Office, Employment and Social Development Canada, 819-994-5559, media@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca; Media Relations, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, 343-291-1777, ic.mediarelations-mediasrelations.ic@canada.ca

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