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Skills Next

Public Policy Forum and the Future Skills Centre bring you Skills Next – a paper series highlighting what we know, what we don't know, and what we need to know about the future of skills needs.
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Technological Change and the Future of Work in Canada

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.
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Building the Skills of the Trucking Industry

A skills enhancement program leveraging virtual reality technology
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Skilled jobs for Mid-Career Workers Through Work-Based Learning

Training to fill vacancies in the mold-making and injection-molding trades
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EDGE UP: Energy to Digital Growth Education and Upskilling Project

Digital upskilling project to transition displaced energy sector workers
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Indigenous ICT Development Centre

Exploring approaches to build awareness and capacity in the information and communications technology sector for Indigenous youth and underemployed communities.
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For-Credit InSTEM Program

Testing a culturally-based approach to essential employability skills training for Indigenous and Northern youth.

The Future Skills Centre is a forward-thinking centre for research and collaboration dedicated to preparing Canadians for employment success and meeting the emerging talent needs of employers. As a pan-Canadian community, we bring together experts and organizations across sectors to rigorously identify, assess, and share innovative approaches to develop the skills and work environments to drive prosperity and inclusion.