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

In an effort to add clarity to the discussions regarding labour shortages, skills shortages, and skills mismatches, Issue No. 3 offers specific definitions for these three closely related, but distinct, workforce issues.

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LMI Insights No. 2, The Future of Work in Canada: Bridging the Gap

Issue No. 2 synthesizes the findings from LMIC’s annotated bibliography of reports on the future of work. While the many reports on this issue enhances the conversation and debate, we have identified major gaps in the literature.

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

Issue No.1 evaluates the current LMI system. We reviewed a number of reports and consulted with our partners, National Stakeholder Advisory Panel and Labour Market Information Experts Panel. We found that significant progress has been made in improving LMI in Canada, but noteworthy gaps persist.

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