The Future Skills Centre is dedicated to helping Canadians gain the skills they need to thrive in a changing labour market.

Boosting skills upgrades in key economic sectors

From agriculture to health care, to cybersecurity and the blue economy, we are partnering with employers and industry leaders across Canada on projects that advance institutional and systemic change.

Latest from the Future Skills Centre

Saskatchewan’s Forest Sector: Future Skills for an Indigenous-Led Revitalization

The forest sector in northern Saskatchewan must contend with labour shortages, skills gaps, and the…
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Making up time: The impact of the pandemic on young adults in Canada

This report explores the experiences during the pandemic of younger adults, defined as those between…

Two ways we can connect more adults to career services in Canada

In Canada, only 19% of adults report using career services – lower than in other…

Adults and career services: Three key findings

When I moved to Canada, I was completely clueless about the education system, the labour…
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Needs of small businesses must be top of mind in economic recovery: Webinar

As the Canadian economy begins to rebound and rebuild after the pandemic, it will be…
Attendees speak to a Resume World Inc. representative during the 19th edition of the National Job Fair and Training Expo at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on Sept. 27, 2011. A recent study raised concerns that many Canadians don’t know what careers services are or how to access them at a time when many have experienced employment changes as a result of the pandemic. THE GLOBE AND MAIL

Canada lags other countries in using career advisory services, study showsexternal link icon

Nov. 18, 2021 — written by Irene Galea, The Globe and Mail
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Majority of Canadians not accessing career services despite unprecedented job market shakeup, reveals new report

OTTAWA, ON, November 18, 2021 – Today the Labour Market Information Council (LMIC) and the…
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Are Adults Making Use of Career Services in Canada?

Career services represent an important way for Canadians to attain reliable and accurate labour market…

Responsive career pathways

The Responsive Career Pathways research papers include a wide range of ideas for strengthening career…
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Focus on labour market information

Labour Market Information is a strategic priority: our mission is to help provide accurate, practical…
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Open Call for Expressions of Interest for Research on Quality of Work

FSC is seeking to engage with Canada’s research community to further develop the Canadian evidence…
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