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Media Contact

Eglantine Ronfard
Communications Manager
Future Skills Centre
communications@fsc-ccf.ca
647-262-3706

News releases

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Making up time: Careers and education of young adults disrupted by pandemic, survey reveals

TORONTO, November 25, 2021 - The pandemic dealt a heavy blow to young people in…
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Majority of Canadians not accessing career services despite unprecedented job market shakeup, reveals new report

OTTAWA, ON, November 18, 2021 – Today the Labour Market Information Council (LMIC) and the…
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Nation-wide training program focuses on changing the course of Black-owned business and economics

Toronto, October 21, 2021 ‒ A training program providing skills, networking and mentorship for over…
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Boosting skills upgrades in key economic sectors

We’re investing in key partnerships to support skills development and research in sectors of the…
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Experts

Talk to our leading experts, available to comment on issues related to shifts in the labour market, skills development and training, the future of work, labour market information, Covid 19 recovery, and related issues.

Executive Director

Pedro Barata is the Executive Director of FSC. He works with key project partners and stakeholders to advance FSC’s mandate and help Canadians adapt to the changing world of work and the new economy.

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FSC in the press

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A fresh look at the reasons why women and men are self-employedexternal link icon

October 25, 2021 — Policy Options, by Aherthy Jeyasundaram
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Greater inclusion is a win-win strategy for the recoveryexternal link icon

June 10, 2021 — First Policy Response, written by Pedro Barata, Wendy Cukier, and Andrew Parkin
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Opinion: What if we keep working from home?external link icon

June 6, 2021 — The Globe and Mail, written by Pedro Barata, Wendy Cukier and Andrew…
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