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Skills and Skills Shortages (2006)

The Views of Business, Labour, and Public Sector Leaders in Canada

Reflecting their concern about the skills challenges facing Canada, the Canadian Labour and Business Centre’s Board of Directors sought funding from Human Resources and Social Development Canada for a Workplace Partners Panel (WPP) initiative that would allow business and labour to take a lead role in examining the skills shortages and demographic issues, identifying their key features, and proposing directions for governments, business and la

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2007-06-27

National Roundtable on the Adult Labour Force (2002)

Rising and changing skills requirements in the economy, the constant pace of technological change and demographic pressures pose major challenges for the Canadian workforce.

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2007-06-20

Skills shortage: in the context of an aging workforce (2006)

The Atlantic Provinces Handbook

The large number of workers expected to retire in the coming years and population projections, which point to a decline in the size of the working-age population, human resource and skills issues have gained prominence among business, labour, and public sector leaders in the Atlantic provinces.

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2007-06-19

Workforce Profile of the Natural Resources Sector (2004)

Profile Summary

This workforce profile of the natural resources sector provides an overview of current workforce demographics and lists a number of areas where action might be taken to address the critical human resource issues of retention, recruitment and skills development. The profile draws upon two primary data sources, the 2003 Labour Force Survey and the 2001 Census of Canada.

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2007-04-18

Workforce Profile of the Manufacturing Sector (2004)

Profile Summary

This workforce profile of the manufacturing sector provides an overview of current workforce demographics and lists a number of areas where action might be taken to address the critical human resource issues of retention recruitment and skills development. The profile draws upon two primary data sources, the 2003 Labour Force Survey and the 2001 Census of Canada.

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2007-04-18

Literacy in PEI: Implications of Findings from IALSS 2003 (2006)

A PowerPoint Presentation

In 2003, for the first time, the International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (IALSS) measured literacy proficiency among all of Canada’s provinces and territories. The IALSS is a snapshot of how well adults use literacy skills in daily activities at home, at work, and in the community.

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2007-01-26

Literacy in Saskatchewan - Implications of Findings from IALSS 2003 (2006)

A Powerpoint Presentation

The International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (IALSS) offers a summary of how well adults use literacy skills in daily activities at home, at work, and in the community.

In 2003, for the first time, the IALSS measured literacy proficiency among all provinces and territories in Canada. This PowerPoint presentation offers an analysis of the survey’s implications, specifically for Saskatchewan.

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2006-07-31

Literacy in Ontario: Implications of Findings from IALSS 2003 (2006)

A PowerPoint Presentation

In 2003, the International Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey (IALSS) for the first time measured literacy proficiency among all provinces and territories in Canada. This PowerPoint presentation offers an analysis of the survey’s implication for Ontario specifically.

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2006-06-07

Evaluating Outreach Strategies and Events (2003)

Final Report

Over an eleven-month period, the Evaluating Outreach Strategies and Events (EOSE) project evolved from the need to better understand how to reach out to potential learners in the Tri-County area to a pilot implementation strategy that involved two spokespeople, two new promotional materials with a focused message and a targeted outreach model based on word-of- mouth referrals.

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2006-05-04

Literacy in New Brunswick: Implications of Findings from IALSS 2003 (2006)

A PowerPoint Presentation

The International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (IALSS) provides a summary of how well adults use literacy skills in daily activities at home, at work, and in the community.

In 2003, the IALSS for the first time measured literacy proficiency among all provinces and territories in Canada. This PowerPoint presentation offers an analysis of the survey’s implications specifically for New Brunswick.

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2006-04-20

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