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The Minister of Competitiveness, Training and Trade is a cabinet minister in the province of Manitoba, Canada. The position was established in 2006, combining responsibilities from the portfolios of Industry, Economic Development and Mines, Intergovernmental Affairs and Trade and Advanced Education and Training. Premier Gary Doer announced that the ministry was the first of its kind in Canada, noting that it combined taxation concerns with long-term strategies for education and training.
The first minister appointed to the position was Scott Smith. The current minister is Peter Bjornson. The department was renamed Entrepreneurship, Training and Trade in 2009. In October 2013, the department was renamed Jobs and the Economy.