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Getting Tourism Back to Work: 10-Point Plan

The recovery of Canada’s tourism workforce requires rapid deployment of resources and a comprehensive engagement strategy that involves all stakeholders. Tourism HR Canada, with a mandate to facilitate, coordinate, and enable human resource development activities which support a globally competitive and sustainable industry and foster the development of a dynamic and resilient workforce, is poised …

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MTEC Launches FREE Clean It Right Training Program

The Manitoba Tourism Education Council (MTEC) has officially launched the new Clean It Right online training program, which will be free for tourism, hospitality and retail businesses until June 2021. Tourism HR Canada is pleased to join key players the Manitoba Hotel Association, the Manitoba Restaurant and Food Services Association, Travel Manitoba, Tourism Winnipeg, and …

Future Skills Centre and OTEC Announce Rapid Response Project for Hard-Hit Hospitality Workers

TORONTO (May 14, 2020) — The disruption to the global economy from COVID-19 is unprecedented and rapidly evolving with its impact on the Canadian labour market likely to be widespread, long-lasting, and unpredictable. The Future Skills Centre (FSC) and OTEC today announced a rapid response project for the hundreds of thousands tourism and hospitality workers who have lost …

Tourism’s Vital Role in Ending Human Trafficking

Widespread Impacts as Tourism Employment Plummets

Through April, continuing lockdowns created major economic hardships across a number of industries. With indicators of tourism activity at a standstill throughout the month of April, the tourism sector suffered significant employment losses, just slightly fewer than those seen in March. Seasonally unadjusted employment decreased by 1,845,200 in April, of which 433,100 (almost a quarter) …

New Microlearning Supports Newcomers and Hotel Industry

Hospitality Essentials Offers Free Online Skills Development Tourism HR Canada, in partnership with the Hotel Association of Canada, is proud to announce the launch of our newest training resources: Hospitality Essentials. These short online courses will help newcomers to Canada and newcomers to hospitality learn the foundational skills to prepare for work in a hospitality …


Resources & Updates on COVID-19

We have gathered some guidance and a series of resources to help all tourism stakeholders stay healthy, communicate clearly, and mitigate the effects as Canada takes action to slow the spread of the virus.

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Nous avons rassemblé quelques conseils et une série de ressources pour aider tous les intervenants du secteur du tourisme à rester en bonne santé, à communiquer clairement et à atténuer les effets des mesures prises par le Canada pour ralentir la propagation du virus.

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