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A Path Forward - Job Transitions in Canada

Most Canadians who want to make a career transition have viable and desirable options, especially…
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Rising Skills: Digital Upskilling for Advanced Manufacturing Workplaces

Tradespeople need 21st-century digital skills to adapt to today’s more technologically advanced manufacturing sector. This…
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Responding to Automation: Technology Adoption in Canadian Industries

We examine some of the determinants of automation and its impact on Canadian occupations and…
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Social and Emotional Skills are Top of Mind Across Canada

When we asked participants across Canada to identify the most important skills for career success,…
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What Are Canadian Post-Secondary Institutions Saying and Doing? Social and Emotional Skills

Canadian post-secondary institutions are not prioritizing social and emotional skills acquisition for students, despite their…
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Rising Skills: Emerging Skills in the Food Services Trades

Commercial kitchens are becoming more automated, connected, and diverse workplaces. This briefing looks at the…
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Rising Skills: Digital Skills Needs for Smart and Connected Vehicles

As the automotive industry shifts toward smart and connected vehicles, tradespeople who service cars, trucks,…
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Rising Skills: A Toolbox Talk on Social and Emotional Skills in the Construction Trades

This report looks at the social and emotional skills that construction tradespeople will need to…
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Indigenous STEM Access Programs: Leading Post-Secondary Inclusion

This Issue briefing discusses the impact of current programs for Indigenous learners in science, technology,…