$1.8 million for foreign credentials recognition

Ottawa hands money over to four projects aimed primarily at health care and engineers
|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 06/09/2004

The federal government is investing $1.8 million in four projects to help recognize and assess credentials for foreign workers.

“Canada will require a highly skilled workforce to sustain our economic growth and competitiveness,” said Joe Volpe, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development. “The funding … will help us reach that goal by enlarging the pool of talent in Canada. Ultimately, efforts like these will benefit all Canadians as it will help ensure our competitiveness in the knowledge-based global economy.”

The money will be used to support: