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Two Years of Future Skills

For two years, we’ve been helping Canadians and Canadian industries to thrive in an ever-changing economy. Now more than ever, the impact of our mandate and our invaluable partnerships are being felt across the country. From our rapid response to COVID-19 to the seamless delivery of innovative new projects, we continue to work to unlock potential across Canada.

Impact to date

120

innovation projects spanning every province and territory

5,000+

partners

55+

Research reports published

Marginalized groups were hit extra hard by the shocks of 2020. With our partners, we were able to increase our focus and support on these populations.

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Tools and resources for gaming and digital media entrepreneurs

Founders of interactive digital media or game studio businesses who are racialized, BIPOC or LGBTQIA+…
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ADaPT: Digital competencies

New skills training program to test a blended approach for digital and professional competencies.
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Securing sustainable northern fisheries

This partnership supports small-scale Arctic fisheries by introducing and promoting locally harvested products to Canada’s…

How can you engage with the Future Skills Centre?

Community of Practice

Join our Community of Practice, a digital space dedicated to the exchange of information and collaborative work around skills development.

Sounding Tour

Attend a Virtual Regional Sounding Tour event, to discuss the latest skills development needs and initiatives in your Province or Territory.

Connect with us

Connect with our research network of scholars and experts, to help Canadians better understand future skills priorities, knowledge gaps and best practices.

Latest News

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A Skills Agenda for the Future, Now

While yielding to this essential first wave, we at Future Skills Centre (FSC) have focused…
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Future Skills Centre and Labour Market Information Council Announce $3 Million Partnership for Creation of Front-Line Career-Guidance Tools

New project aims to equip front-line organizations with tools and insights needed to help Canadians…
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Shock-proofing the future of work: Future Skills Centre investing $15 million in innovative projects to support workers in hard-hit sectors

Funding for innovation in skills development part of rapid response to aid those most affected…