05/23/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 05/23/2019 06:48
Government of Canada makes investments to empower communities and create middle class jobs
May 23, 2019 - Halifax, Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia's tourism sector continues to grow, particularly in smaller centres where tourism is an economic driver. Helping innovative tourism businesses grow and enter new markets is critical to fuelling Atlantic Canada's economy and creating more well-paying jobs in the region.
That's why Alaina Lockhart, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, visited Halifax, Nova Scotia, to discuss Creating Middle Class Jobs: A Federal Tourism Growth Strategy with local tourism stakeholders.
This strategy will empower communities of all sizes through short- and long-term measures by:
These three pillars will take a whole-of-government approach to addressing barriers to growth, such as lack of investment coordination and labour shortages.