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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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Mind the Gap: Taking Stock of Canada’s LMI System

By Emna Braham | August 29, 2018

One of my first tasks when I joined LMIC last March was to take stock of the considerable efforts undertaken in the past decade to identify labour market information (LMI)…

Introducing LMIC’s first Operational Plan

By LMIC-CIMT | August 9, 2018

In April 2018, we released our first Strategic Plan to provide a high-level overview of our core objectives and planned accomplishments over the coming three years. In particular, in an effort to…

Making sense of the future of work in Canada

By Tony Bonen | August 2, 2018

When I joined LMIC in April, one of my first priorities was to help provide insights on the jobs of today and tomorrow. To that end, my team and I began…

LMI Insights Report no. 1, Taking Stock of Past Labour Market Information Assessments

By Tobi Burnett | August 1, 2018

Considerable progress has been made in improving LMI, but several important gaps persist. LMIC’s priority is to improve LMI for all Canadians.

Nothing is more difficult to predict than the future

By Steven Tobin | July 18, 2018

Yogi Berra was probably as good a philosopher as he was a baseball catcher, which, if you know anything about baseball, says a lot about how revered he was in…

Openness and transparency: Cornerstones of good governance

By Steven Tobin | May 14, 2018

Two tenets of good governance are leadership and effectiveness. I wrote about these themes in my last two articles, talking about the need for collaboration in evidence-based policy making and a better understanding…

Evidence-based policy making is a collaborative endeavour

By Steven Tobin | April 24, 2018

In my last article, I spoke about the importance of evidence-based policy making and the urgent need – given the rapid changing nature of work – for better information and insights…

We need to better understand how the world of work is changing

By Steven Tobin | April 12, 2018

Not a day goes by when there isn’t an article, a tweet, a post or a new study on how fast the world of work is changing. Advances in new…

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