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Future Skills Centre joins with Atlantic Canada partners to enhance skills training

The Future Skills Centre (FSC) today announced a $4.3 million investment into two new partnerships in Atlantic Canada that will advance the region’s skills development agenda. “College Transformation des Collèges,” a project of Atlantic Colleges Atlantique (ACA), and “Early Childhood Education Lab,” a project of NouLAB at the University of New Brunswick.
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Canadians welcome technology at work—but not everybody is benefiting

Majorities say that technology has made their job more enjoyable and easier, Environics Institute survey shows, but impacts on job security, wages are unevenly distributed
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Future Skills Centre and Technology Partner Magnet Launch New Online Platform to Spur Collaboration and Knowledge-Sharing

The Future Skills Community of Practice connects organizations and researchers to help inspire new ideas and solve common challenges and in skills development.
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Future Skills Centre announces $37 million investment for innovative and responsive solutions to Canada’s evolving labour market

30 projects to fill employers' skills gaps and help workers gain in-demand skills in this post-pandemic period.
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One in five Canadian employees are in occupations at high risk of automation

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.
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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 by COVID-19 crisis
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COVID-19 dents Canadians’ outlook on employment, but not confidence in their ability to bounce back

COVID-19 dents Canadians’ outlook on employment, but not confidence in their ability to bounce back
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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.