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What can the data tell us about Black entrepreneurs in Canada?

Listen to this article as an audio recording February is Black History Month: an invitation to recognize, celebrate and honour the profound contributions Black workers have made to building Canada’s economy, politics and labour market. For Black History Month 2024, we’re sharing a three-part series in which we outline some of the history of Black…Read More
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A brief history of Black entrepreneurship in Canada

Listen to this article as an audio recording February is Black History Month: an invitation to recognize, celebrate and honour the profound contributions Black workers have made to building Canada’s economy, politics and labour market. For Black History Month 2024, we’re sharing a three-part series in which we outline some of the history of Black…Read More

A brief history of Black labour in Canada in the 20th century

Listen to this report as an audio recording February is Black history month: an invitation to recognize, celebrate and honour the profound contributions that Black workers have made to the building of Canada’s economy, politics and labour movements. This month we’re sharing a three-part series on the LMIC blog in which we outline some of the…Read More

Where’s the data about disability and the labour market in Canada?

Listen to this report as an audio recording This week marks the 29th annual International Day of Persons with Disabilities, a day dedicated, in part, to celebrating the important contributions Canadians with disabilities make in our communities and workplaces.   This year’s theme is Transformative solutions for inclusive development: the role of innovation in fuelling an…Read More

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

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

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

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 people back to work. There have been many recent media stories suggesting food service labour shortages across Canada. Translating this anecdotal evidence into clear…Read More
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