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New LMI for Career Practitioners: Webinar Series

In partnership with CERIC, LMIC recently concluded a three-part webinar series on new labour market information (LMI) to support career service practitioners with the information they need to help their clients succeed in a changing, dynamic world of work. Labour Market Information Series: New LMI for Career Practitioners in Canada included three virtual sessions: February…Read More

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

LMIC Partners with Vicinity Jobs and Magnet to Develop More Detailed Occupational Categories

Three years ago, the Labour Market Information Council (LMIC) partnered with Vicinity Jobs, a Canadian data analytics firm that tracks job market trends using online job postings, to address a pressing question: “What skills do Canadians need to succeed in the workplace?” To answer this question with practical information for Canadians, we wanted to gain…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

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

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 ongoing challenge: female trade certificate holders consistently earn less than their male counterparts, and women represent less than 10% of certified journeypersons in Canada…Read More

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

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 graduates. Now, three additional years of post-graduate earnings data is available. Today we updated our Post-Secondary Graduate Earnings Dashboard with two new graduate cohorts…Read More
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