The Manitoba Chambers of Commerce was pleased to host the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, for a roundtable discussion with Manitoba business leaders this morning.
The Minister provided an overview of his government’s Fall Economic Statement and emphasized a shift in focus from pandemic relief to economic growth. Participants discussed important and timely topics, and the roundtable especially focused on immigration, including Manitoba’s Provincial Nominee Program and the importance of credential recognition, opportunities in technology and automation adoption, including advanced manufacturing, and reducing interprovincial trade barriers, with a focus on trade enabling infrastructure.
We were pleased to facilitate this important discussion with Minister Boissonnault and the following business stakeholders:
- Business Council of Manitoba
- Manitoba Heavy Construction Association
- Travel Manitoba
- World Trade Centre Winnipeg
- Bioscience Association Manitoba
- Red River College Polytechnic
- Manitoba Institute of Trades & Technology
- Arctic Gateway Group
- Women’s Enterprise Organizations of Canada
Thank you to the Minister for taking time from his busy schedule to meet with the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce and to our members for joining us this morning.