A new report released by The Conference Board of Canada indicates that nearly one in five Canadian employees are in occupations at high risk of automation with few or on no options to transition into lower-risk occupations without significant retraining.
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 by COVID-19 crisis
COVID-19 dents Canadians’ outlook on employment, but not confidence in their ability to bounce back
Future Skills Centre and OTEC announce rapid response project for hard-hit tourism and hospitality workers
The project includes an online platform where workers will find immediate services to support resilience during the crisis. Through the platform, displaced workers will access information about COVID-related government benefits, training, certifications, tourism and hospitality job opportunities, and options to work in jobs in related industries.
It is with great pleasure that we welcome Julia Rim Shepard to the Future Skills Centre (FSC) team as Director, Strategic Communications. Julia is an exceptional communicator with a 13-year career in the non-profit sector.
Public, policymakers can now access the first set of Skills Next reports on key issues shaping the future of work and skills in Canada.
Leaders from key social and economic sectors--headed by new Board Chair Jenny Poulos from RBC--will identify solutions to help Canadians gain and adapt skills needed in a fast-changing economy.
The Future Skills Centre Announces its Next Open Call for Proposals to Help Strengthen Canada’s Skills Development Ecosystem
The Centre will test approaches for supporting Canadians through career transitions by investing $37 million in innovation projects across the country.