Canada’s Economic Action Plan 2013 videos

New Canada Job Grant

Canada is facing a SKILLS SHORTAGE

With baby-boomers retiring, there is a looming LABOUR SHORTAGE

Works and students DON’T KNOW about opportunities in high-demand fields

In order to STAY COMPETITIVE employers must hire workers with the skills they need. If the skills shortage is not fixed, Canada’s economy risks FALLING BEHIND

What can be DONE?

Give students and workers UP TO DATE INFORMATION to better connect with employers

DEVELOP, UPGRADE and MATCH SKILLS for JOB MARKET and HIGH-DEMAND FIELDS

CANADA’S ECONOMIC ACTION PLAN has NEW measures like THE CANADA JOB GRANT to connect Canadians and prospective employers

Find out more at ActionPlan.gc.ca/skills

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Helping Manufacturers and Businesses Succeed in the Global Economy

MANUFACTURING is a big part of the Canadian economy
1.8 million jobs

MANUFACTURING was hit hard by the GLOBAL RECESSION

And Canadian manufacturers continue to face significant CHALLENGES

  • Budget deficits
  • Recession

MANUFACTURING is coming back STRONG

Canada’s low-tax plan attracts businesses and helped to create over 950,000 NEW JOBS

Initiatives like the TAX RELIEF FOR NEW MANUFACTURING EQUIPMENT help businesses stay PRODUCTIVE and COMPETITIVE

ECONOMIC ACTION PLAN 2013 will help manufacturers create JOBS, GROWTH and LONG-TERM PROSPERITY across Canada

Find out more at ActionPlan.gc.ca/manufacturing

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New Building Canada Plan

Canada’s economy relies on INFRASTRUCTURE

INFRASTUCTURE gets us to work in the morning and home at night

It gets our goods to market, and allows Canada to be COMPETITIVE in the global economy

Investments in HIGHWAYS, BRIDGES, AIRPORTS and COMMUTER RAIL keep us moving forward

$33 BILLION into Canada’s infrastructure since 2007
Gax Tax Fund to cities is PERMANENT

This is one of the reasons why Canada’s economy has created over 950,000 JOBS since the end of the recession

THERE IS MORE TO DO. That’s why ECONOMIC ACTION PLAN 2013 delivers a new Building Canada plan to further improve our infrastructure
$53 billion over 10 years

Find out more at ActionPlan.gc.ca/infrastructure

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Canada’s Economic Action Plan 2013

In 2008, the world experienced the worst economic downturn since the GREAT DEPRESSION.

The global economy is now recovering but the recovery is FRAGILE.

And threats remain. Europe is once again in RECESSION

Our largest trading partner is facing huge BUDGET DEFICITS

Fortunately, Canada has a responsible plan to better protect us from these global economic risks and return to BUDGET BALANCE
It’s Canada’s Economic Action Plan for JOBS, GROWTH AND LONG-TERM PROSPERITY

Over 950,000 jobs created
Low taxes to help families
This Thursday, ECONOMIC ACTION PLAN 2013 will be released

Find out more at budget.gc.ca

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