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About LMIC

The Labour Market Information Council (LMIC) is a not-for-profit organization established to identify and implement pan-Canadian priorities to address the need for more consistent and accessible labour market information for Canadians.

LMIC’s mandate is to improve the timeliness, reliability and accessibility of labour market information to facilitate decision-making by employers, workers, job seekers, academics, policy makers, educators, career practitioners, students, parents and under-represented populations.

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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…

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…

LMI Insights Report no. 11, Educational and Career Choices for Students and Parents: The role of labour market information

By Tobi Burnett | March 10, 2019

Parents and students agree that the best time to start receiving LMI is during high school. Their main challenge is the difficulty in finding relevant information.

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…

LMI Insights Report no. 10, Insights into skills and jobs advertised on LinkedIn in 2018

By Tobi Burnett | March 1, 2019

As jobs evolve alongside technological innovations, workers will need the right skills to be successful. LMIC partnered with LinkedIn to report on top skills and jobs advertised in 2018.

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…

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…

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…

LMI Insights Report no. 9, Canadians Face Persistent Challenges When Looking for Job-Related Information

By Tobi Burnett | February 10, 2019

Building a career is an lifelong process. Canadians need more than facts: they need LMI that tells a story they can relate to and be guided by.

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