Throne speech has HR spin

Skills training, palliative care and immigration are on Chretien's ambitious social agenda
||Last Updated: 10/10/2002

The recent speech from the throne took aim at a number of issues important to human resource professionals, as the federal government laid out an ambitious social agenda. Among the areas of interest to HR professionals are a focus on skills training, elder care and immigration.

Skills training

Governor General Adrienne Clarkson, reading the speech from the throne that laid out the plans of the prime minister for his final 17 months in office, put the spotlight on the importance of skills training to the future of the country.