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International Students in Canada – They accounted for all of the growth in postsecondary enrolments in 2018/2019

Student enrolments in Canadian public universities and colleges rose for the fourth consecutive academic year in 2018/2019, driven solely by higher enrolments by international students. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, postsecondary students experienced significant changes to their educational instruction, with most students learning remotely at the end of the 2019/2020 academic period and … Continue reading

Automation in Canada – More than 10 percent of Canadian workers face a high risk of seeing their jobs transformed through automation

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed a new vulnerability among firms that rely on human labour. In order to comply with public health directives on physical distancing, many businesses have had to completely shut down their operations for months. Others remained functional thanks to teleworking, which many intend to prolong and even adopt permanently. As experts … Continue reading

Robots, Firm Performance and Employment in Canada – Firm hiring more, rather than fewer workers

Recent improvements in robotics have rekindled ancient fears about the impact of robotics on humankind. Unfortunately, existing data seldom distinguishes robots from other types of automation, so research into their impact so far has been difficult. This article introduces research from a new Statistics Canada dataset, Robots!, on the impact of robots at the firm-level. … Continue reading

Compétences – La taxonomie canadienne

Compétences Capacités développées dont une personne a besoin pour effectuer efficacement dans son travail, rôle, fonction ou tâche. Compétences fondamentales Capacités développées qui facilitent l’acquisition plus rapide d’autres compétences et connaissances. Descripteur Définition Compréhension de lecture[i] La capacité de comprendre les mots, les phrases et les paragraphes dans des documents relatifs au travail. Rédaction[ii] La … Continue reading

Permanent Residents Refugee Claimants vs Privately-Sponsored in Canada – Far more likely to collect social assistance and considerably less likely to report employment income

Canada offers refugee protection to individuals who have a well-founded fear of persecution or face other personal dangers in their home country. Although refugee claimants seek asylum in Canada for humanitarian reasons, their labour market outcomes play a crucial role in successful integration. A new Statistics Canada study, conducted in collaboration with Immigration, Refugees, and … Continue reading

Canada – La Classification nationale des professions (CNP) 2021 aura une structure « Niveau de compétence »

Tous les 10 ans, la Classification nationale des professions (CNP) fait l’objet d’une révision structurelle importante, dans le cadre de laquelle les groupes de professions existants sont examinés en parallèle avec les commentaires recueillis auprès de nombreux intervenants pertinents par le biais d’un processus de consultation. La CNP a été élaborée et est gérée dans le cadre … Continue reading

Short-duration Credentials After Graduation in Canada – Made employement in “low value-added service industries” fell from 22.1% to 9.9%

This study uses longitudinal data combining information from the Postsecondary Student Information System (PSIS) with data from personal income tax (T1 Family File) to analyze the impact of short-duration credentials (certificates and diplomas from colleges and universities), completed after an undergraduate degree, on the outcomes on the labour market of graduates from Canadian public universities. … Continue reading

SMEs Facing Labour Shortages in Canada – 43 percent more likely to experience low growth

Canada’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) account for more than 90 percent of private-sector jobs in Canada. To be competitive in today’s market, they need the right people with the right skills, yet they are disproportionately threatened by labour shortages and skills gaps – a situation made worse by COVID-19. Unlike large corporations, SMEs possess … Continue reading

Tradespeople in Canada – The retirement of older ones and the declining labour force participation rate is expected to contribute to labour shortages

We spoke to 175 apprenticeship stakeholders from across Canada. We engaged tradespeople, educators, employers, and other stakeholders in the automotive, construction, manufacturing, and food service sectors. What we found is a generational divide. The Canadian trades workforce is aging at a faster pace relative to the workforce with a university degree. According to the Canadian … Continue reading

Grads in Canada – The proportion saying they were very well prepared for their jobs is higher among those who completed their studies before 2000 than among more recent ones

The 2020 Survey on Employment and Skills explores the perspectives and experiences of Canadians relating to education, skills and employment, including perceptions of job security, the impact of technological change, and the value of different forms of training. Conducted by the Environics Institute for Survey Research, in partnership with the Future Skills Centre and the … Continue reading

Taxonomie des Compétences au Canada – Transposer les données O*NET dans le contexte canadien

La base de données étatsunienne O*NET représente l’un des répertoires publics les plus importants, les plus complets et les plus utilisés au monde pour documenter les caractéristiques détaillées des emplois/travailleurs. Il comprend, entre autres, des mesures de l’importance et de la complexité de 35 compétences dans 968 professions. Afin de tirer parti de l’information de … Continue reading

Compétences au Canada – Une évaluation de celles exigées dans les offres d’emploi grâce aux technologies de pointe

Les progrès en matière de puissance de calcul, de gestion de données et d’apprentissage automatique permettent une collecte et une analyste efficaces et automatisées à grande échelle des données provenant des offres d’emploi en ligne. Les données sur les offres d’emploi en ligne présentent deux avantages importants qui en font un complément précieux aux statistiques … Continue reading

Covid and Self-employed in Canada – Those who also had T4 earnings before the pandemic are in a better position

A new study looks at the degree of reliance on self-employment income by self-employed individuals with and without additional T4 earnings (wages and salaries for which an individual receives a T4 slip) and how this may affect their ability to deal with the post-COVID-19 financial strain. The presence of T4 earnings in the total income … Continue reading

Future of Work in Canada – Enhance the adaptation of the labour force

Achievement of a decent level of growth in Canadian per-capita incomes in the years ahead depends crucially on an increase in the number of hours worked relative to the size of our population—and even more importantly on the quality of output from each of those hours. Like a steady drip, Canada’s labour force participation rate … Continue reading

From CERB to EI – Could leave millions worse off with 482,000 who won’t transfer to anything else

More than 4 million Canadians will be affected when the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) winds down on September 27. 2.1 million CERB recipients will be eligible for CERB’s replacement, Canada’s revamped Employment Insurance (EI)—but 781,000 of them won’t be automatically ported to EI. They will have to manually apply and hope for success. Almost … Continue reading

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