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Reconciliation demands learning and closing the gaps in Indigenous labour opportunities

Sep 22, 2022
Written by Elizabeth Stone
Indigenous peoples compose 4.9% of the total Canadian population, as of 2016. However, we have…

Digging in: New ways to boost the mining industry’s talent pool

Sep 13, 2022
Written by Lindsay Moorhouse
The Canadian mining industry will need to hire over 80,000 new workers to fill vacant…
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Assessing the impact of microcredentials? We need better data

Aug 30, 2022
Written by Steve Richter
This is a translation. Please click here for the original blog post in French. The…

Shortage of skilled tradespeople and apprentices requires range of supports

Aug 12, 2022
Written by Emily Arrowsmith
Canada needs skilled tradespeople. According to the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF-FCA), over the five-year period…
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Upskilling the labour force for the clean economy

Jul 7, 2022
Written by Darren Gresch, Alain Francq
If Canada is to avoid the dire climate change scenarios predicted by scientists, then our…
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Canadian technology sector needs more innovation success stories

Jun 27, 2022
Written by Brice Scheschuk
For individuals seeking to establish or work in a high-growth technology company, there’s no shortage…