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Tourism HR Canada Awards d3h Hotels’ Chief Human Resource Officer

Tourism HR Canada is delighted to announce that Jesse Tiefenbach has accepted its 2018 Distinguished HR Service Award, formally recognizing his significant contributions to growing a world-leading tourism workforce. The award is presented annually to individuals or groups that demonstrate leadership in advancing human resource management practices that contribute to economic and social benefits for …

1.8 Million and Growing

A record 1.8 million Canadians worked in the tourism sector in 2016, recently released census data reveals. Those 1.8 million individuals account for 10.6% of all employed individuals in Canada. As a sector, tourism is the third-largest employer of Canadians, and is rapidly growing. The number of people employed in tourism has increased 11% since …

Tourism Week 2018: Celebrating a Vibrant Workforce

Tourism Week in Canada, held May 27 to June 2 this year, is a time to celebrate the economic impact and social benefits of tourism across this country. Tourism is a major employer of Canadians, with 1.8 million people working in tourism-related jobs in all regions of the country. That’s 10.6% of all workers in …

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Canadian Tourism Employment Monthly Snapshot – April 2018

(seasonally unadjusted) In April 2018, the unemployment rate1 in the tourism sector was at 5.1%, which is 0.8 percentage points lower than the rate reported in April 2017, and lower than the previous month (March 2018) when the unemployment rate stood at 6.4%. At 5.1%, tourism’s unemployment rate was below Canada’s seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate …

Parliament Hill

Tourism HR Canada Highlights Labour Market Issues to Parliamentary Tourism Caucus

Tourism HR Canada was pleased to be invited to the Parliamentary Tourism Caucus to present our projections on available labour in tourism through to the year 2035. More than 20 Members of Parliament and Senators attended the April 25th session, which focused on labour issues impacting tourism’s growth and competitiveness. The projections included the effect …