The Future Skills Centre is dedicated to helping Canadians gain the skills they need to thrive in a changing labour market.

Boosting skills upgrades in key economic sectors

From agriculture to health care, to cybersecurity and the blue economy, we are partnering with employers and industry leaders across Canada on projects that advance institutional and systemic change.

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Needs of small businesses must be top of mind in economic recovery: Webinar

As the Canadian economy begins to rebound and rebuild after the pandemic, it will be…
Attendees speak to a Resume World Inc. representative during the 19th edition of the National Job Fair and Training Expo at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on Sept. 27, 2011. A recent study raised concerns that many Canadians don’t know what careers services are or how to access them at a time when many have experienced employment changes as a result of the pandemic. THE GLOBE AND MAIL

Canada lags other countries in using career advisory services, study showsexternal link icon

Nov. 18, 2021 — written by Irene Galea, The Globe and Mail
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Majority of Canadians not accessing career services despite unprecedented job market shakeup, reveals new report

OTTAWA, ON, November 18, 2021 – Today the Labour Market Information Council (LMIC) and the…
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Are Adults Making Use of Career Services in Canada?

Career services represent an important way for Canadians to attain reliable and accurate labour market…

Responsive career pathways

The Responsive Career Pathways research papers include a wide range of ideas for strengthening career…
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Focus on labour market information

Labour Market Information is a strategic priority: our mission is to help provide accurate, practical…
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Open Call for Expressions of Interest for Research on Quality of Work

FSC is seeking to engage with Canada’s research community to further develop the Canadian evidence…
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Small businesses get injection of support to tackle skills gaps and labour shortages

November 8, 2021 – Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in four regions of Canada…

Skills development in northern mining regions: lessons from Manitoba

Many Indigenous workers in northern Manitoba depending on mining for employment, but workers may face…
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The 2030 Project: Where does the poverty reduction fit into the future of work?external link icon

October 28, 2021 — Interview with FSC Executive Director, Pedro Barata
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A fresh look at the reasons why women and men are self-employedexternal link icon

October 25, 2021 — Policy Options, by Aherthy Jeyasundaram
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Nation-wide training program focuses on changing the course of Black-owned business and economics

Toronto, October 21, 2021 ‒ A training program providing skills, networking and mentorship for over…
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