CFOA Host Successful Roundtable on Marine Labour Force & Skills Development

May 1, 2014, Ottawa, ON - The Canadian Ferry Association Successfully hosted its first Roundtable meeting on Marine Labour Force & Skills Development. The meeting brought together representatives from marine training institutions and ferry operators to develop new and innovative ways to address looming labour shortages in the ferry sector.

The successful meeting included representatives from the following organizations:

  • Great Lakes International Marine Training & Research Centre¬†
  • Memorial University Marine Institute
  • Western Maritime Institute
  • Holland College
  • Nova Scotia Community College
  • Camosun College
  • British Columbia Institute of Technology
  • British Columbia Ferry Services¬†
  • Owen Sound Transportation Company¬†
  • Marine Atlantic
  • Ontario Ministry of Transportation
  • Ontario Ministry of Transportation