LMI Insights

LMI Insights is an ongoing series of articles investigating a wide range of labour market information issues. The Insights share LMIC’s analyses and understandings in a clear, concise manner and help facilitate informed decision making.

LMI Insight Report no. 19, Settling Down: Recent Immigrants and Labour Market Information

A focus on recent immigrants whose employment outcomes lag those of Canadian-born individuals. A look into their challenges, expectations, needs and  labour market information experiences..

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LMI Insight Report no. 18, Education and Labour Market Longitudinal Platform 2.0: Exponential Potential

New administrative data on apprentice, college and university student loans and grants are now available in the Education and Labour Market Longitudinal Platform (ELMLP). These data complement existing information on earnings, education/training and apprenticeships.

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LMI Insight Report no. 17, Finding Their Path: What Youth Not In Employment, Education or Training (NEET) Want

Most Canadians aged 16 to 29 who are not in employment, education, or training (NEET) are typically in transition as they look for work or wait for school to start. We conducted an online survey of how NEET youth use and evaluate labour market information.

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LMI Insight Report no. 16, Bridging the Gap between Skills and Occupations: A Concept Note to Identify the Skills Associated with NOC

How can we better understand the skills associated with jobs in Canada? We worked with Employment and Social Development Canada and Statistics Canada to leverage a new, evergreen Skills and Competency Taxonomy and are exploring options to map it to occupations.

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LMI Insight Report no. 15, Search for the LMI Grail: Local, Granular, Frequent, and Timely Data

LMIC and Statistics Canada have assessed several approaches to attaining more local (smaller area), granular (more detailed information), frequent (more often), and timely (more up to date) labour market information.

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