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Bridging the divide between career services and equity-seeking groups in Canada

By Guest Blog | December 15, 2021

Surranna Sandy, CEO of Skills for Change, reflects on what the findings in LMIC and FSC’s recent report on career services in Canada mean for the newcomers and low-income people her…

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Why aren’t women working in trades? Creating safe and inclusive workplaces for women

By Guest Blog | December 14, 2021

Bonnie Douglas, Project Manager at CCWESTT, reflects on why there are so few women in trades and what Canadian employers can do about it.  Listen to this article as an audio recording It’s an…

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Learning and Earning: Three New Years of Data for Post-Secondary School Graduate Earnings

By Graham Dobbs | December 10, 2021

Listen to this article as an audio recording In January 2020, LMIC and the Education Policy Research Initiative published a joint report on the early career earnings of Canadian post-secondary education…

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Adults and career services: 3 key findings

By Bolanle Alake-Apata | November 23, 2021

Listen to this article as an audio recording When I moved to Canada, I was completely clueless about the education system, the labour market and career pathways. So much so, that…

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

By LMIC-CIMT | November 18, 2021

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…

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Two Ways We Can Connect More Adults to Career Services in Canada

By Guest Blog | November 18, 2021

Listen to this article as an audio recording In Canada, only 19% of adults report using career services – lower than in other OECD countries. This week LMIC launched its latest…

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Food service labour shortages in Canada: exploring average hours worked as an indicator

By Brittany Feor | October 28, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the accommodation and food services sector harder than any other. Now, even as the broader economy recovers, the food services sector is facing unique challenges bringing…

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The Search for Data on LGBTQ2S+ Workers

By Behnoush Amery | October 22, 2021

As an ally to LGBTQ2S+ people, I am thrilled to share the most recent report from the Social Research Demonstration Corporation (SRDC) exploring labour market outcomes of gender and sexual minorities…

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An organizational recipe for navigating the pandemic

By Steven Tobin | September 22, 2021

Listen to this report as an audio recording This past week we launched our Annual Report for 2020-2021, an important milestone in our efforts to be transparent and accountable to Canadians.  Annual reports are (too?) often…

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