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Understanding and Dealing with Labour and Skill Shortages

By Bolanle Alake-Apata | April 15, 2019

On April 9, LMIC participated in the Ottawa Economics Association and Canadian Association Business Economics 2019 Spring Policy Conference. The annual conference is an opportunity for economics, business and policy professionals to come together to discuss and share…

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A tale of two provinces: Measuring Interprovincial Employment

By Elba Gomez | April 2, 2019

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…

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Local, Granular data for Beginners

By Young Jung | March 13, 2019

On my first day at LMIC, I was warmly welcomed by the Research and Analytics team. My new colleagues were excited to tell me about their ongoing data collection and analytics…

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The LMI Canadians Want

By Anthony Mantione | March 12, 2019

One of the most important choices a person will make is which career to pursue. It’s a choice, in fact, that we prepare for our entire lives. Given that roughly one…

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Disruption, distribution, and data

By Tony Bonen | March 6, 2019

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…

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Modernizing how information is communicated

By Guest Blog | February 27, 2019

We have long heard the call for labour market information – and data more generally – to be communicated and shared with Canadians in a more user-friendly way. This was one…

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Earnings Comparison Groups

By Guest Blog | February 14, 2019

Researchers across the country — myself included — eagerly anticipated the release of the Education and Labour Market Longitudinal Platform (ELMLP) in November last year. By linking postsecondary education (PSE) and apprenticeship training…

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LMI Wanted

By Guest Blog | February 11, 2019

With information increasingly available through a multitude of online platforms, it is easy to assume that making informed career-related decisions has never been easier. Yet, the results of LMIC’s public opinion research suggest…

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The future of work – at LMIC

By Steven Tobin | January 25, 2019

We’ve only just begun Back in October of last year, LinkedIn’s pop-up notification of “Say Congrats” on my first work anniversary inspired me to look back at my first 365 days with…

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