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Future Skills Centre

Canadians need to prepare for a changing labour market. The Future Skills Centre—Centre des Compétences futures (FSC–CCF) will help them transition and adapt to new jobs. Funded by the Government of Canada’s Future Skills Program, the Future Skills Centre is a partnership between BlueprintToronto Metropolitan University, and The Conference Board of Canada.

As part of our commitment to the Future Skills Centre, the Conference Board will research future skills needs, lead knowledge mobilization and convening activities, and facilitate the exchange of ideas by developing a pan-Canadian stakeholder network.

Latest Research

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Breaking Down Barriers: Improving the Workplace Experience for Neurodivergent Canadians

Inclusion    March 14, 2023

Canadian companies have a lot to gain from embracing neurodiversity in the workplace. Yet neurodivergent Canadians continue to face barriers to employment and career progression.

Impact paper  •  45-min read

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Building a Digitally Skilled Workforce

Education & Skills    March 7, 2023

When it comes to digital skills, Canada is falling behind. How can we ensure that Canadian employers have the skills they need to adapt, innovate, and grow in an increasingly digital future?

Impact paper  •  15-min read

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Working Together for a Sustainable Future

Education & Skills    March 3, 2023

To avert the worst impacts of climate change, Canada has set an ambitious goal of achieving net-zero GHG emissions by 2050. Transitioning to a net-zero economy is expected to be disruptive, but it will also create new global employment opportunities..

Online experience  •  8-min read

Listening to You

We recently heard from Canadians across the country on how the Future Skills Centre can best meet your region’s priorities.

Find out more about the top issues facing Canadians.

For details about our 2019 Regional Sounding Tour.

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In Partnership With

Toronto Metropolitan University
The Conference Board of Canada
Government of Canada