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Future Skills Centre announces leadership transition

Apr 24, 2024
After nearly five years as head of the Future Skills Centre (FSC), Pedro Barata is stepping down from his executive director position and will be taking on a new role…
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Opinion: Young Canadians are staring at a bleak future of diminished economic prospectsexternal link icon

Oct 20, 2023
At 11.3 per cent, the unemployment rate for Canadians aged 15 to 24 is double that for the country overall. Young people are struggling to find jobs, and without proactive…
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Quebec Regional Partnership

Jun 28, 2023
In partnership with the Commission des partenaires du marché du travail (CPMT), we are supporting 68 partner organizations to make sure skills training is relevant and accessible to Quebec’s diverse…

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