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. 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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LMI Insight Report no. 14, Is This a Skill Which I see Before me? The Challenge of Measuring Skills Shortages

This edition of LMI Insights builds on the groundwork laid down in LMI Insights no. 3 and examines the topic of skills and skills shortages in greater detail.

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LMI Insight Report no. 13, Canadian Employers: Uneven Access to Labour Market Information

Employers say information related to wages, worker availability, and benefits is the most important but also the most difficult to find.

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LMI Insight Report no. 12, Toward a Systems Framework for Technology and the Future of Work

This LMI Insight by David Ticoll, Chair of our National Stakeholder Advisory Panel challenges conventional, but flawed, labour substitution based analysis of technology and the future of work. David’s proposed multidimensional approach adds elements like product innovation, business model innovation and ecosystems impacts.

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