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LMIC Launches the Canadian Job Trends Dashboard

Explore labour market information based on trends found in online job postings from across Canada: our Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard is now the Canadian Job Trends Dashboard, with a new user-friendly design and more timely data. The information found in online job postings can help track trends in occupational demand and work requirements such…Read More

Request for Proposals: Technical Partner for Digital LMI Tools

The Labour Market Information Council (LMIC) is seeking proposals from software development companies to build digital tools as part of the national project Equipping Career Services with LMI Tools and Data. To submit, send the proposal signed by a legal representative and stamped with the official company seal to info@lmic-cimt.ca. Download the RFP Inquiries related…Read More

Research Opportunity: Measuring Labour Shortages

The Labour Market Information Council (LMIC) is seeking innovative solutions for real-time identification and tracking of labour shortages. To meet this objective, we are looking for advanced research projects focused on measurement frameworks, statistical analyses, and conceptual research on labour shortages and, where appropriate, skills shortages. Who Can apply What recipients get What is expected…Read More

Majority of Canadians not accessing career services despite unprecedented job market shakeup, reveals new report

Listen to this article as an audio recording OTTAWA, ON, November 18, 2021 – Today the Labour Market Information Council (LMIC) and the Future Skills Centre (FSC) released new research which finds that few Canadian adults are taking advantage of career services at a time when COVID-19 has dramatically impacted Canada’s job market.  With large numbers of Canadians rethinking their…Read More

LMI: Alone, we can go fast—but together, we can go far

On November 25, 2020, the Government of Canada (GC) released a report titled Canada – A learning nation: A skilled, agile workforce ready to shape the future. The report outlines five priorities, starting with providing access to relevant, reliable, timely labour market information and tools so all Canadians can make informed learning and training decisions.…Read More

Disruption, distribution, and data

On February 27th, we participated in the 2019 Building Connections conference organized by the Ottawa Employment Hub. It was an opportunity to bring together policy makers, academics, think tanks, and practitioners to discuss a wide range of issues. Emerging approaches to exploring and promoting careers, workforce development best practices, and the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) and automation…Read More

Introducing LMIC’s first Operational Plan

In April 2018, we released our first Strategic Plan to provide a high-level overview of our core objectives and planned accomplishments over the coming three years. In particular, in an effort to improve the timeliness, reliability, and accessibility of labour market information, we established three core strategic goals – Collect, Analyze, and Distribute – each with a…Read More