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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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LMI Insights Report no. 6, Easily Understood LMI is Essential for Making Informed Career Decisions

By Tobi Burnett | January 10, 2019

According to our public opinion research, many Canadians face difficulty finding the LMI they need. Often when they find LMI, it is not easy to understand.

LMI Insights Report no. 5, Is it Difficult to Find Information That Helps Career-Related Decisions?

By Tobi Burnett | January 1, 2019

Reliable and relevant LMI is essential to supporting education, employment, training and career choices. Yet, a significant number of Canadians can’t find the information they need.

Not Your Average “Future of Work” Event

By Bolanle Alake-Apata | December 17, 2018

The world of work is changing. This is evident by the number of new job opportunities stemming from technological advancement, the restructuring/disruption of jobs, and the burgeoning field of predicting…

ELM L.P. Has Dropped

By Tony Bonen | December 14, 2018

How much does your income increase if you complete an apprenticeship training program or a college, university, or other post-secondary program? Do people leave the province in which they studied…

LMI Insights Report no. 4, Exploring Data to Assess Labour Market Outcomes of Post-Secondary Students and Apprentices

By Tobi Burnett | December 1, 2018

The Education and Labour Market Longitudinal Platform helps us better understand the transitions of Canadians from education and training programs into the labour market

LMI and Microdata Linkages

By Behnoush Amery | October 30, 2018

This year’s Canadian Research Data Centre Network (CRDCN) conference was held in Hamilton from 17–19 October. Its title — “Building an Inclusive, Prosperous and Healthy Canada: What Can We Learn from the Data?” —…

Hidden biases and mindful data

By Anthony Mantione | October 29, 2018

From Ottawa to Montreal At LMIC, we see collaboration and information sharing as key ingredients to the success of what we do. This includes, among other things, understanding how better access…

What’s in a name, or three?

By Anthony Mantione | October 25, 2018

It’s difficult to read your top newsfeed or scan your social media without tripping over the issue of labour or skills shortages in Canada. A quick internet search returns results…

LMI Insights Report no. 3, What’s in a Name? Labour Shortages, Skills Shortages, and Skills Mismatches

By Tobi Burnett | October 1, 2018

Labour shortages, skills shortages and skills mismatches negatively impact individual well-being and dampen productivity and competitiveness for both businesses and the economy.

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