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.
While yielding to this essential first wave, we at Future Skills Centre (FSC) have focused our energy on building a strategy to support Canada’s shift into the "reset" phase of economic recovery. Helping prepare Canadians to get back to work, with the right skills to succeed now and into the future, will remain crucial in a continuously changing economy.
Public, policymakers can now access the first set of Skills Next reports on key issues shaping the future of work and skills in Canada.