Research by Alison Howard

Alison Howard
 
Alison Howard, Principal Research Associate
Alison Howard manages major research projects in the area of education and skills at The Conference Board of Canada. She has published 40+ reports and briefings and has delivered numerous presentations on topics including: skills, post-secondary education, workplace literacy, employability ... more
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Employers in all sectors across Canada seek workers who demonstrate Employability Skills. The Conference Board of Canada’s Employability Skills define the skills, attitudes, and...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | April 2018 | by Alison Howard
What is the right formula for protecting privacy and data collection? This report summarizes privacy issues, as expressed at the Canadian Privacy Summit 2017.
The Conference Board of Canada | 58 pages | September 2017 | by Melissa Lalonde, Alison Howard
Quel est le juste équilibre entre protection de la vie privée et collecte de données? Ce rapport résume les enjeux présentés au Sommet canadien sur la protection de la vie privée...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 5 pages | September 2017 | by Alison Howard, Melissa Lalonde
This report provides information and insights on stakeholder positions concerning the legislative environment for privacy and data, and other emerging privacy issues, as expressed...
The Conference Board of Canada | 75 pages | August 2016 | by Alison Howard, Mark Robbins
Le présent rapport fournit un aperçu et une analyse des positions adoptées par les intervenants du Sommet canadien sur la protection de la vie privée 2016 concernant la législation...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 80 pages | August 2016 | by Alison Howard, Mark Robbins
Corporate community investment strategies are becoming increasingly sophisticated. Organizations seek innovative ways of establishing the right kinds of community investments in...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | August 2015 | by Alison Howard
This report provides a detailed analysis of the Canadian Corporate Community Investment Survey 2014 results, which focus on emerging trends in community investment (CI) and the...
The Conference Board of Canada | 67 pages | August 2015 | by Alison Howard
Ce rapport analyse en détail les résultats du Sondage 2014 sur l’investissement dans la collectivité par les entreprises canadiennes portant sur les tendances émergentes de...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 75 pages | August 2015 | by Alison Howard
This report provides a conceptual framework and analysis of Canada’s policy, legal, and regulatory (PLR) environment for skills and post-secondary education; and identifies areas...
The Conference Board of Canada | 155 pages | November 2014 | by Jessica Edge, Alison Howard
Ce rapport propose un cadre et une analyse conceptuels des politiques, lois et règlements (PLR) régissant l’EPS au Canada et suggère des domaines d’action pour les améliorer.   Cette...
The Conference Board of Canada | 163 pages | November 2014 | by Jessica Edge, Alison Howard
In this recorded webinar, Alison Howard, lead author of Enough for All: Household Food Security in Canada and What's to Eat? Improving Food Literacy in Canada, and Dr. Jessica...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | October 2014 | by Alison Howard
Alison Howard, lead author of Enough for Fall: Household Food Security in Canada and What's to Eat? Improving Food Literacy in Canada examines household food security in Canada...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | May 2014 | by Alison Howard
Canada’s commercial fisheries and aquaculture sector can benefit from the rising demand for fish and seafood by improving harvesting and processing methods, protecting the environment...
The Conference Board of Canada | 100 pages | December 2013 | by Jean-Charles Le Vallée, Alison Howard
This report discusses why food literacy matters; analyzes the state of food literacy in Canada; highlights current efforts to develop food literacy; and recommends strategies to...
The Conference Board of Canada | 62 pages | October 2013 | by Jessica Brichta, Alison Howard
This report analyzes food security in Canada; explores risk factors associated with food insecurity; highlights efforts to address food insecurity in Canada; and recommends strategies...
The Conference Board of Canada | 57 pages | August 2013 | by Jessica Edge, Alison Howard
Companies and governments both have an interest in food traceability, but have differences in how they determine its optimal level. This report explores public and private interests...
The Conference Board of Canada | 69 pages | November 2012 | by Jessica Edge, Michael Grant, Alison Howard
This report discusses the challenges and opportunities that Canadian employers face when engaging Aboriginal workers. It offers strategies that employers can pursue to improve...
The Conference Board of Canada | 46 pages | July 2012 | by Alison Howard, Jessica Edge, Douglas Watt
In 2009, Industry Canada developed a program designed to meet the specific learning needs of the department’s executive team. This case study analyzes the goals, challenges, and...
The Conference Board of Canada | 22 pages | November 2010 | by Alison Howard
En 2009, Industrie Canada a conçu un programme afin de répondre aux besoins d’apprentissage particuliers de son équipe de direction. La présente étude de cas analyse les objectifs,...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 24 pages | November 2010 | by Alison Howard
This report summarizes the results of a two-year research project that examined the impact of literacy skills on health and safety in the workplace.
The Conference Board of Canada | 48 pages | July 2010 | by Alison Howard
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