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We are committed to improving the timeliness, reliability and accessibility of Canadian labour market information.

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Equipping Career Services with LMI Tools and Data

Every day, Canadians seek out front-line career organizations to get help while making important career and education choices. This project aims to provide front-line career development organizations with access to the data and tools they need to help Canadians succeed.

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2021-2022 Operational Plan

Our Operational Plan aligns with our new 5-year Strategic Plan. It ensures we use the lessons of the past three years to improve our practices and support Canadians through the future.

Recent Additions

The Canadian Economics Association Conference: Employment Impacts of COVID-19

The COVID-19 crisis has affected everyone in Canada. But when it comes to labour market outcomes, a few groups have borne the brunt of the…

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LMI Insight Report no. 42, Under Pressure: Estimating the demand and supply for bilingual workers in Canada

Skills shortages have long been a concern for policy makers. The lack of certain skills among the working population reduces Canada’s competitiveness and hampers economic…

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Rural and Urban Employment Impacted Differently by COVID-19

Across Canada, the COVID-19 pandemic has led to unprecedented job losses. Employment fell by 0.4% (-73,500) in April and remains 2.2% (–422,750) below the pre-pandemic…

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Our Values

Client Centric & Demand Driven

We approach our work with an understanding that, for labour market insights to be impactful, they must be timely, relevant and accessible and respond to the needs of consumers, users and other providers of labour market information.

Inclusive & Collaborative

We are committed to providing labour market information and insights that respect the diversity of perspectives and needs across Canada. We believe our best work comes by working in partnership with others through collaboration, and harnessing the experience, expertise, creativity and resources of all individuals, partners, governments, agencies and stakeholders.

Integrity & Transparency

We lead with integrity through a relentless focus on quality and reliable labour market information and insights. Our approach is anchored in respect and understanding for the importance of openness and transparency in what we do and how we do it. We strive to ensure that our efforts and outputs are fair and objective.

Innovative & Evolutionary

We are committed to developing and embracing innovative ideas, new methods and new platforms. We strive to ensure that the pan-Canadian ecosystem of labour market information evolves to meet the emerging and diverse needs of Canadians, and we make every effort to and add value to that system. To that end, we interact with Canadian labour market information users in ways that are impactful, and we measure our efforts to ensure that we continuously evolve and improve as an organization.

From Our Blog

The Canadian Economics Association Conference: Employment Impacts of COVID-19

By Behnoush Amery | June 8, 2021

The COVID-19 crisis has affected everyone in Canada. But when it comes to labour market outcomes, a few groups have borne the brunt of the…

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Rural and Urban Employment Impacted Differently by COVID-19

By Michael Wilcox | May 25, 2021

Across Canada, the COVID-19 pandemic has led to unprecedented job losses. Employment fell by 0.4% (-73,500) in April and remains 2.2% (–422,750) below the pre-pandemic…

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Double Penalty: Being a Woman and a Visible Minority

By Bolanle Alake-Apata | May 6, 2021

For the first time, Canada’s Labour Force Survey (LFS) began asking respondents in July 2020 to identify if they fall into one of several designated…

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