Tourism HR Canada Welcomes New Federal Cabinet

Parliament HillOn October 26, 2021, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the members of the new federal cabinet. Tourism HR Canada wishes to congratulate the ministers on their appointments.

Our organization looks forward to working with the ministers to revitalize the visitor economy and support the 1 in 10 workers employed in the sector. The ministers whose mandates traditionally align with our work are:

  • The Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance
  • The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion
  • The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development
  • The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry
  • The Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship
  • The Honourable Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural Economic Development
  • The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services and Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Northern Ontario
  • The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Official Languages and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
  • The Honourable Pascale St-Onge, Minister of Sport and Minister responsible for the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec
  • The Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario
  • The Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister responsible for Prairies Economic Development Canada and Minister responsible for the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency
  • The Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada

Tourism HR Canada also wishes to thank The Honourable Mélanie Joly, who has been appointed as Minister of Foreign Affairs. Her dedication to the tourism sector in her previous role as Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages helped showcase and strengthen the economic importance of the sector in Canada.

Read the official announcement here.

View the full list of cabinet members here.