Advanced Education, Skills and Labour
October 12, 2017

Media Advisory: Provincial, Federal Governments to Announce Initiatives to Support Apprentices and Employers

The Honourable Al Hawkins, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour, will join the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development, and Labour, to announce significant funding to support apprentices and employers. The announcement begins at 9:30 a.m. tomorrow (Friday, October 13) at College of the North Atlantic’s Prince Philip Drive campus in St. John’s.

These initiatives are part of the Atlantic Apprenticeship Harmonization Project, which aims to improve access to training throughout Atlantic Canada and Manitoba in order to meet industry demand for a skilled workforce.

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Media contact
Ryan Crocker
Advanced Education, Skills and Labour
709-729-1795, 725-9595

2017 10 12                              2:25 p.m.