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Early Signs of the COVID-19 Impact on Canada’s Job Market

By Tony Bonen | April 9, 2020

Employment fell by 1,010,700 in March in Canada – the largest drop on record –and the unemployment rate jumped to 7.8% from 5.6% in February. So say the first official statistics…

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COVID-19: Our Commitment to Canadians

By Steven Tobin | March 19, 2020

The decisions Canadians make about jobs, careers, education, training and workforce development just got a lot tougher. We at LMIC are discussing how to best serve our stakeholders with content that…

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Digging Deep Reveals New LMI Findings

By Bolanle Alake-Apata | March 12, 2020

We conducted a series of public opinion surveys on ten groups of Canadians to understand their top labour market information (LMI) needs, sources and challenges. We reported key findings through a…

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Working Moms

By Behnoush Amery | March 9, 2020

The last UN Progress of the World’s Women, a report that annually takes stock of the situation of women around the globe, focused on families and the role they play in…

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In Conversation with Students

By Emna Braham | February 26, 2020

What should I do after high school? Does college or university make sense for me? Which one will make me happier? Which field will allow me to make a difference in…

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How Much Do They Make? Short-Cycle Credentials and Applied Learning at Canada’s Polytechnics

By Guest Blog | February 6, 2020

In 2018, Canada ranked first among OECD countries in post-secondary education (PSE) attainment. Our global standing as a leader in delivering PSE is well known. Perhaps less well known is that Canada’s high…

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Canada’s Workforce Is Changing. Is Canada’s Post-Secondary System Keeping Pace?

By Steven Tobin | February 4, 2020

Across the globe, the workplace is evolving at an unprecedented pace. Technological change, demographic shifts, globalization and climate change are just a few of the factors increasing uncertainty around work today…

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Obama’s Sage Advice for Young Canadians on the Future of Work

By Zoe Rosenbaum | January 30, 2020

On January 23, I joined 6,000 others gathered at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre to hear former President Barack Obama share his thoughts on the rapidly changing world of work. As…

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Improving Inclusivity: The Need for Accessible Labour Market Information

By Anthony Mantione | January 9, 2020

As a recent immigrant, I often find myself drawing comparisons between my home country, the United States, and my adopted country, Canada. Despite many similarities in language, culture and quality of…

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