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Pandemic issues

Many trends and disruptive changes were already occurring in the economy before the pandemic: the impact of technology and automation, shifting demographics, policy inequities that magnify income equality, uneven access to training, and global market forces, including climate change. COVID-19 has accelerated these trends and presented new challenges.

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The shift to remote work: How workers in Canada are adapting to working from home

The Survey on Employment and Skills has been tracking experiences with remote work since 2020.…

Future Skills Summit: Driving action in Canada's skills ecosystem

The Future Skills Centre (FSC) is honoured to host leaders and representatives from all across…
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Disconnecting from Work: The Varied Experiences of Canadian Workers

Are Canadians having trouble finding the right balance between work and family? Are they finding…

COVID was harmful for youth employmentexternal link icon

Investments in job training would help support Black, Indigenous, people of colour and disabled youth…
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Transforming learning in a pandemic contextexternal link icon

Across Canada, in-person learning opportunities for nursing students became limited or stopped completely at the…

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Why small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are the key to inclusive recovery, innovation and growth.…