Shona Clarke had spent more than 20 years working as a senior geologist in Calgary’s oil and gas industry when she lost her job as the global energy company she worked for downsized and restructured.
This project will assess the impact that large-scale technological and demographic trends will have on the demand and supply of labour in Canada and identify potential solutions to mitigate the effects of labour shortages on the Canadian economy.
The project will leverage virtual reality technology to deliver training in a way that complements varied learning styles. The virtual reality simulator is the first of its kind specifically designed for the trucking industry with AI technology and the ability to track the user’s eyes and enhance their driving skills in the unlimited replays.
Training to fill vacancies in the mold-making and injection-molding trades
Digital upskilling project to transition displaced energy sector workers