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This paper explores the ways digital technologies affects quality of work, skills needs and developments, and associated policy implications.
In response to this challenge, the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) tested the virtualization of training by building a platform that provided learners, instructors and researchers with remote access to a physical training environment.
This research identified legal, operational and policy considerations when implementing a Right to Disconnect policy by examining how Canadian provinces and other countries have approached the issue.
Canada has lagged behind other OECD countries in providing digital skills development and career services delivery online. However, the pandemic forced many career development providers to stop in-person delivery, creating incentive for the sector to innovate and move, at least temporarily, to delivering services online.
For more than 20 years, industry has been decrying the skills gap and the need for digital skills. The problem of the so-called “digital skills...
To examine further the nature of gig work in Canada and understand the quality of work associated with this type of employment, this research presents survey data and analysis on the motivations for gig work and the working conditions involved.
In this impact paper, we examine the feasibility of transitioning workers from occupations susceptible to automation to rapidly growing jobs in the digital economy. We...