Leadership

Joining Voices to Eliminate Workplace Harassment

As part of our work around the recently launched Make Safe program, Tourism HR Canada is connecting with other organizations offering programming that aims to mitigate—and ultimately eliminate—sexual harassment and other forms of sexual violence in tourism and hospitality workplaces. SHAPE is a coalition of 20 Ontario community legal clinics providing free public legal education […]

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Bringing Labour Market Perspectives to TTRA

Tourism HR Canada is delighted to announce that Ying Zhou, Research Analyst, has been selected to join the board of directors for the Travel and Tourism Research Association (TTRA), Canada Chapter. The non-profit organization is dedicated to individuals interested in advancing the quality and effectiveness of tourism research and marketing and fosters the value and

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International Students? Or People of the World.

By Joe Baker, Tourism HR Canada Board of Directors What gives me enough expertise to reflect on the lived experience and value of international students in Canada? I spent nearly 15 years working in Canadian higher education at a critical time. A time when domestic interest in tourism and hospitality programming began to fade and

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Generation Next: Exploring Promising Talent Pipelines

By Joe Baker, Tourism HR Canada Board of Directors A recently released CBC report details which industries Canadian workers are flocking to—and which ones they were fleeing. The report tracked the number of employees between January 2019 and July 2022 across 16 different industry sectors and ranked the sectors from those who saw the largest

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Celebrating Excellence: Tourism Employee Appreciation Award

A heartfelt congratulations from the Tourism HR Canada team to Sally MacInnis, Reservations Manager at Keltic Lodge, in Ingonish Beach, Nova Scotia. Sally is this year’s recipient of the Tourism HR Canada Employee Appreciation Award. The Honourable Randy Boissonnault, MP, and Tourism HR Canada President and CEO Philip Mondor presented the award in Ottawa last

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Canada’s Labour Market, Two Roads Diverged

By Joe Baker, Tourism HR Canada Board Member This article was originally published in STAY Magazine. One of the greatest challenges the hospitality and tourism industry is grappling with is the present state of our workforce. Workforce can be an ambiguous term. When I use the term, I am speaking about a spectrum that includes

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