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Government helping internationally educated health care professionals work in Yukon

| Employment and Social Development Canada | news releases

Across Canada, Canadians are facing labour shortages and the demand for qualified workers continues to grow. Long wait times and difficulty finding a family physician are far too common for people across the country. That is why the Government of Canada is investing to speed up accreditation for internationally educated health professionals (IEHPs).

Government of Canada invests to reduce labour gaps in the health care sector

| Employment and Social Development Canada | media advisories

The Honourable Rechie Valdez, Minister of Small Business, will be in Whitehorse, joined by the Honourable Ranj Pillai, Premier of the Yukon and the Honourable Tracy-Anne McPhee, Minister of Health and Social Services for Yukon, to announce funding through the Foreign Credential Recognition Program that will provide internationally educated health professionals with the support and experience they need to pursue opportunities in Canada’s health care sector.

Building more homes, faster and strengthening health care for rural Canadians

| Department of Finance Canada | news releases

Today’s action will help rural Canadians find the homes they need at prices they can afford and access the high-quality, universal public health care they deserve close to home. By working with provinces and territories and municipalities to build more homes and strengthen public health care, the federal government is using all available tools to deliver for Canadians.

Government of Canada launches campaign to help Canadians upgrade their professional skills and succeed in their careers

| Employment and Social Development Canada | news releases

Today, the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Official Languages, Randy Boissonnault, announced the launch of the Upgrade Your Skills advertising campaign to inform Canadians about financial supports and programs available to help them gain the skills needed to succeed in today’s labour market. The campaign runs from February 5 until March 31, 2024, and targets youth (age 18 to 24) looking to start their career and adults (age 25 to 54) looking to upskill and change or improve their career.

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