Labour Market Information Council

The Labour Market Information Council (LMIC) is working to identify pan-Canadian priorities for the collection, analysis and distribution of labour market information. The LMIC helps ensure better value from existing labour market information investments across Canada and fosters the exploration of new opportunities for collaboration among governments and with stakeholders.


To improve the timeliness, reliability and accessibility of labour market information to facilitate decision-making by employers, workers, job seekers, academics, policy makers, educators, career practitioners, students, parents and under-represented populations.

Meet the LMIC Staff

Portrait of Steven Tobin

Steven Tobin
Executive Director, Labour Market Information Council

Steven Tobin is the Executive Director of the Labour Market Information Council. Mr. Tobin provides the overall strategic leadership and management of the LMIC with the guidance of the Board of Directors and informed by LMIC's two advisory panels. He brings significant expertise in managing research and providing policy guidance on a range of labour market and social issues acquired at the international, national and regional levels.

Mr. Tobin previously worked at the International Labour Organization, where he led the production and dissemination of the ILO's flagship report assessing the global labour market situation and outlook and headed a new stream of evidenced-based employment policy research.

He has also worked for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and has held labour market related leadership positions at the federal and provincial levels of government.