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Posts by Elba Gomez

The Young and not so Restless: Breaking Misconceptions About NEET Youth

What are the challenges faced by youth who are not in school or part of the labour market? This is a question we are still grappling with despite historically low national unemployment rates. According to Statistics Canada, in September 2018 there were 779,000 young people, aged 15 to 29, not in employment, education or training (NEET).…Read More

A tale of two provinces: Measuring Interprovincial Employment

Last year, I made the decision to relocate from British Columbia – where I had worked and studied for the past 5 years – to Ontario, in order to embark in a new professional opportunity at LMIC. Although the decision felt life-changing, I knew I wasn’t alone in making it. Many of my friends were…Read More