Nicole Johnson Morrison
Nicole Johnson Morrison was appointed Associate Deputy Minister of the Department of Labour, Skills and Immigration in August 2021.
Nicole has held senior international trade roles within Canada’s federal and provincial governments. Her experience in public and private sector leadership allows Nicole to lead policy initiatives and help grow opportunities for Canadian businesses within global markets.
Nicole has a Bachelor of Science in Economics and a Master of Business Administration. She is a doctoral candidate with a focus on organizational behaviour at the University of Leicester in England. She’s a board member with multiple organizations, including the Black Business Initiative, International Women’s Forum Atlantic Chapter, United Way and National Congress of Black Canadians.
Associate Deputy Minister, Department of Labour, Skills and Immigration
The Associate Deputy Minister of the Department of Labour, Skills and Immigration manages operations for the department and advises the deputy minister and minister.
- overseeing leadership, direction and mandates for branches of higher education, labour services, and skills and learning
- supporting leadership from the apprenticeship agency and safety branch
- helping the department meet its mandate
- providing advice to the minister, deputy ministers and government
- Associate Deputy Minister, Department of Labour and Advanced Education
- President and CEO, EduNova
- Manager of Trade Market Intelligence, Nova Scotia Business Inc.
- Senior Trade Specialist, Nova Scotia Business Inc.
- Senior Trade Commissioner, Global Affairs Canada