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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.

Indigenizing Corporate Canada

This research project will help inform the development of more appropriate career resources and supports to increase Indigenous representation in Canada’s finance and management professions.
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Getting Beyond Non-Standard Employment: Sustainable livelihoods for Indigenous communities in Northern Canada

This research project seeks to understand why Indigenous workers in Canada’s North tend to be concentrated in part-year and part-time work, and which career pathways and supports can help them achieve more sustainable livelihoods.
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CLIMB: Continuous Learning for Individuals’ Mid-career and Beyond

Mid-career workers are most vulnerable to disruption of the labour market but there is little widespread information, resources, or training to support a mid-career change.
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Transition to a New Tomorrow

Unique professional development program to support mid-career oil and gas workers
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BOLD: Better Outcomes in Layoffs and Downsizing

Retraining and skills development project for manufacturing and steel workers

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.