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Tourism HR Canada 2019-2021 Strategic Plan

Supporting a Key Job Creator: A Letter from the President

Happy new year and greetings as we begin 2019. This is a year to celebrate many successes and to look forward to growth and further important changes.  For Tourism HR Canada, 2018 was a year of tremendous progress and increased organizational strength. We celebrated our 25th anniversary and wrapped up the Strategic Plan that was …

Reskill Program Port Aux Basques Meeting

Innovative Reskill Program to Impact Tourism Employment in Rural Communities

On December 4th, 2018, Tourism HR Canada and Hospitality Newfoundland and Labrador (HNL) led a one-day consultation event in Port aux Basques, NL. This meeting was part of HNL’s three-year Reskill project, which seeks to reskill non-tourism sector workers for jobs in the industry. It is an innovative approach to employing individuals in rural communities …

Indigenous Tourism

Tourism’s Advantage: The Human Factor

Thinking about the future of work, particularly the fragility of many jobs and professions as they are usurped by technology and automation, can be a sobering exercise. While technological advances continue to make our lives easier and more convenient, the often-unintended consequences of these innovations continue to mount, marginalizing work done by humans. While this …

Innovate to Alleviate: Destination Employment Advisory Committee Now Recruiting

Tourism HR Canada is actively recruiting members for our Destination Employment advisory committee. We are seeking individuals from a range of backgrounds and locations who bring real world experience and ideas on how to innovate HR interventions for newcomers to Canada. This could be your opportunity to help shape program and product development that is …

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Unleash Tourism’s Potential: New Survey on Tourism Outlook and Labour Issues

The recent growth of tourism activity in Canada has attracted a renewed focus on the sector by various stakeholders, including government. Despite this renewed focus, tourism businesses continue to struggle with a range of issues that require attention. To determine the extent of these issues, Tourism HR Canada and The Conference Board of Canada are …