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Digital Occupation Pathways: From Vulnerable Jobs to Rapid-Growth Careers

Education & Skills    March 29, 2023

Advances in digital and automation technologies are fundamentally changing how goods and services are produced and delivered and will have huge implications for the labour market. While investment in technology and the resulting productivity gains are a desired outcome for the economy, it creates uncertainty for workers whose skills become obsolete in this process.

Impact paper  •  65-min read
Partner: Future Skills Centre

City Economies Feel the Pinch: Major City Insights

Canadian Economics    March 28, 2023

With higher borrowing costs and inflation eating away at incomes, which sectors of local economies across Canada will be hit hardest by weakening consumer demand? To what extent will higher interest rates affect the housing market and related industries in Canadian cities? We share our economic outlook for 24 major cities, including output, employment, and population growth.

Online experience  •  2-min read

Building Neuroinclusive Workplaces

Inclusion   March 28, 2023

There are many benefits to creating a neuroinclusive workspace. Yet neurodivergent Canadians continue to face barriers to employment and career progression. With many Canadian companies experiencing significant labour shortages, employers can benefit from recruiting and supporting talent from underrepresented groups, including neurodivergent workers.

Summary for executives  •  2-min read
Partner: Future Skills Centre

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