The job market in Canada is undergoing structural transformation brought about by innovative technologies, demographic shifts, globalization, and the rise of the gig economy. Traditional nine-to-five jobs are gradually changing in favour of mobile and on-demand employment. These labour market shifts are heightening the need for Canadians to continuously up-skill and remain marketable in tomorrow’s economy. Although the nature of work is evolving, an early focus on developing new forms of education and self-directed learning will be crucial to prepare Canadians for the future of work. This article discusses the role of public policy, particularly education.