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.
WorkWords is a labour market encyclopedia that provides definitions of key labour market terms, data, uses and concepts. Each WorkWords entry contains definitions of often-used labour market terms, links to assist users in finding data sources, and insights on how to best interpret the data to make more informed decisions.
For the first time, Canada’s Labour Force Survey (LFS) began asking respondents in July 2020 to identify if they fall into one of several designated visible minority groups, including Arab,…
Driving forces in the world of work—including population ageing, climate change, globalization and technology, among others—have been disrupting employment for decades. The quantity and quality of jobs have evolved rapidly…
Following the RAIS report, this Insight Report focuses on the earnings of women in trades, and the earning differences between women and men over the years from three trade certifications:…
In March 2021, the LMIC and the Education Policy Research Initiative (ERPI) released a joint report on the average earnings of journeypersons in Red Seal trades who graduated in 2009.
At the end of high school, I had to decide what I was going to do next. The only options I thought I had were to attend university or find…
LMIC partnered with the Education Policy Research Initiative to provide new and comprehensive evidence on the early career earnings of Canadian journeypersons.
The employment impacts of COVID-19 on women differ dramatically compared to previous recessions – in both magnitude and composition.
Canadians need high-quality and reliable labour market information (LMI) to support their workplace, career and educational decisions. However, LMI is produced by various groups that use diverse definitions, approaches and…
The Labour Market Information Best Practices Guide aims to provide best practices in the generation, analysis and dissemination of labour market information throughout the pan-Canadian ecosystem.