MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 28, 2010) - Canadian
manufacturing workers and businesses will benefit from a Government
of Canada investment in a literacy and essential skills development
project. The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Labour, together
with Mr. Bob Dechert, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of
Justice and Member of Parliament for Mississauga-Erindale, made the
announcement today on behalf of the Honourable Diane Finley,
Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development.
"Our government believes that working with partners to improve
literacy and essential skills is a great way to help Canadians
build better futures," said Minister Raitt. "By identifying best
practices and creating tools to help businesses incorporate these
critical skills in their training programs, this project will
ultimately help workers get the skills upgrading they need to stay
safe and productive on the job."