Canada’s Economic Action Plan (EAP) supports workers and the unemployed through training and job creation. Job creation remains a top priority, along with helping workers get better jobs. Apprenticeship grants, retraining programs, support resources, and funding are ensuring that Canadians have access to the training, personal development and career advancement programs required to be successful in today’s global economy.
On February 4, 2011, the Prime Minister of Canada and the President of the United States issued Beyond the Border: A Shared Vision for Perimeter Security and Economic Competitiveness. The Declaration established a new long-term partnership built upon a perimeter approach to security and economic competitiveness. This means working together, not just at the border, but beyond the border to enhance our security and accelerate the legitimate flow of people, goods and services.
The Canada-United States Regulatory Cooperation Council aims to better align our regulatory approaches to protect health, safety, and the environment while supporting growth, investment, innovation and market openness.
Natural resources are an important part of the fabric of Canada’s economy. This country has enormous natural wealth, from huge reserves of energy to massive tracts of forest and an abundance of minerals and metals. Responsible Resource Development means jobs, long-term growth and prosperity for all Canadians — both today and for generations to come.