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Projects
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CLIMB: Continuous Learning for Individuals’ Mid-career and Beyond

Mid-career workers are most vulnerable to disruption of the labour market but there is little widespread information, resources, or training to support a mid-career change.
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Transition to a New Tomorrow

Unique professional development program to support mid-career oil and gas workers
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Research
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Skills Gaps, Underemployment, and Equity of Labour-Market Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities in Canada

While people with disabilities can achieve socially integrated, financially independent lives through secure, well-paid employment, they are often trapped in low-skill jobs at high risk of automation.
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Employment Gaps and Underemployment for Racialized Groups and Immigrants in Canada: Current Findings and Future Directions

“Foreign-sounding names” are 20 to 40 per cent less likely to get a call-back for a job interview, depending on company size.
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Engagement
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Youth Spotlight: Jordan Zenhenkoexternal link icon

Jordan Zenhenko, a 4th year mechanical engineering student at Ontario Tech University, is an InSTEM Instructor for Actua.
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The Future of Work in Canada – What we need to know about our ecosystem

Public, policymakers can now access the first set of Skills Next reports on key issues shaping the future of work and skills in Canada Toronto, […]
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Call for Proposals

Closed

The deadline to submit a Letter of Interest was
on September 16, 2019.

 

Innovation Projects

Support for Mid-Career Workers

We’re supporting workers in specific sectors — such as oil and gas workers, truck drivers, auto workers, cashiers, and meat processing workers — that are experiencing, or at risk of, displacement.

Consortium Partners

The Future Skills Centre is a forward-thinking centre for research and collaboration dedicated to preparing Canadians for employment success and meeting the emerging talent needs of employers. As a pan-Canadian community, we bring together experts and organizations across sectors to rigorously identify, assess, and share innovative approaches to develop the skills and work environments to drive prosperity and inclusion.