Case studies

The Information Technology Support Associate Program: Keeping IT's Human Resources Pool Filled (2005)

The Software Human Resource Council’s (SHRC’s) Information Technology Support Associate (ITSA) program is a career-awareness and skills development initiative that helps high school students prepare for careers in IT and, at the same time, helps meet the growing demand for skilled IT workers in every sector of the economy.

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2013-08-28

FITTskills: Building Worldwide Opportunities in Today's Dynamic Global Economy, One Skill at a Time (2005)

The FITTskills program developed by the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT) offers training in the fundamental aspects of international business, building the competencies needed to compete in global markets.

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2013-08-22

The Environmental Skills Internship Project Cleaning Up on Skills Training in Cape Breton's Budding Environment Sector (2005)

The Environmental Skills Internship (ESI) project established by the Environmental Careers Organization of Canada (ECO Canada) provides wage subsidies to environmental businesses based in Nova Scotia’s Cape Breton region.

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2013-08-21

The Labour Market Information (LMI) Program: Acting on Human Resource Information to Build and Maintain Capacity in the Canadian Construction Sector (2005)

The Labour Market Information (LMI) program is the cornerstone of the Construction Sector Council’s (CSC’s) activities. The LMI provides the industry with information and tools to make decisions about human resources; helps government develop policy; and supports career awareness and selection.

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2013-08-20

National Occupational Standards and Certification System: Soaring to New Human Resources Heights in the Aviation Maintenance Sector (2005)

Established in 1991, the Canadian Aviation Maintenance Council (CAMC) is a not-for-profit organization that links business, labour, and educational institutions as it responds to the human resources needs of the aviation and aerospace industry.

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2013-08-16

Interactive Distance Learning: Putting the Training Wheels in Motion in Canada's Automotive Repair and Service Shops (2005)

Broadcasting out of a state-of-the-art training facility and studio in Richmond Hill, Ontario, the Interactive Distance Learning (IDL) program established by the Canadian Automotive Repair and Service (CARS) Council has proven to be an indispensable learning and skills development initiative for the automotive repair and service industry.

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2013-08-15

E-Learning for the Workplace: Creating Canada's Lifelong Learners – KeySpan Energy Canada (2001)

Compliance and regulatory training form the basis of KeySpan Energy Canada’s business case for e-learning.

KeySpan is a gas processing company operating pipelines and other facilities in Alberta. To operate safely and efficiently, and to produce quality products, KeySpan’s workers need to be well trained, and capable of adapting to new technologies and new regulations.

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2013-08-12

E-Learning for the Workplace: Creating Canada's Lifelong Learners – Bank of Canada (2001)

The Bank of Canada, the country’s central bank, uses information and communications technologies for a range of initiatives, including its online Second Language Café.

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2013-08-09

E-Learning for the Workplace: Creating Canada's Lifelong Learners - Calian (2001)

Online training has enabled Calian, based in Ottawa, Ontario, to increase the performance and productivity of employees, as well as reduce costs and eliminate traditional barriers to learning and sharing information like time and distance.

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2013-08-08

John Deere: Driving The Workers In The Right Direction – Case study (2011)

This case study examines how an action centre helped workers after the closure of the manufacturing plant where they worked.

In September 2008, John Deere, a manufacturer of agricultural equipment and light transportation vehicles, announced that it would close its plant in Welland, Ontario, within two years and move its operations to the United States and Mexico.

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2013-08-08

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