Labour market

Jobs in Canada: Where, What and For Whom? (2013)

TD Economics Special Report

While there is no evidence of a looming skills crisis, the authors of this report argue that Canada can do much better to improve the efficiency of its labour market.

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2014-06-06

Beyond the Wheel: Final Report for Industry (2012)

Labour Market Information Study

This report is part of a labour market information study initiated by the Canadian Trucking Human Resources Council (CTHRC) to help address current and future human resource requirements.

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2014-05-21

The Long-term Labour Market Premiums Associated with a Terminal High School Diploma (2014)

Research Paper

This paper examines the long-term labour market premiums associated with completing a high school diploma. The focus is on terminal high school diplomas - those not followed up with post-secondary education (PSE). In this sense, the study did not look at the value of secondary school as an entry point to PSE, which may be substantial since previous studies have associated PSE with superior labour market outcomes.

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2014-04-04

Local Labour Market Plan Update (2013)

This document offers an update to a report released in March 2013 by the Algoma Workforce Investment Corporation (AWiC), and includes the latest labour market information contained in the 2011 National Household Survey.

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2014-04-03

Labour Force Analysis and Human Resource Development Strategy for the District of Algoma (2011)

The District of Algoma is located in northeastern Ontario and borders the north shore of Lake Superior and Lake Huron. The area’s resource-based economy was deeply affected by a recession that began in 2009 and faced significant obstacles to full recovery, including outmigration of young adults, an aging population, and a shortage of jobs for unskilled labour.

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2014-03-25

Profile of the New Brunswick Labour Force (2013)

This document offers a look at population trends, labour force statistics, and the participation of various groups in the labour force in the province of New Brunswick.

In 2013, Statistics Canada estimated that New Brunswick had a population of 756,050. According to the population model used in the preparation of this report, New Brunswick’s population is expected to peak at approximately 766,200 persons in 2032.

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2014-03-17

Temporary Foreign Workers in Trades in Alberta (2012)

This research study explores the effects of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) with respect to skilled trades workers.

The authors note that the TFWP has grown in significance in the past decade, particularly in the province of Alberta. Despite this growth, there has been relatively little research into the effects of the TFWP.

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2014-03-11

Labour Market Study of the Literacy and Essential Skills Workforce: Report on Key Informant Interviews – Aboriginal, Francophone and Anglophone (2013)

This document is part of Canadian Literacy and Learning Network’s (CLLN) Labour Market Study of the Literacy and Essentials Skills Workforce, aimed at creating a picture of LES practitioners working with adults across Canada. The project included phone interviews with 30 key informants, and the results are summarized in this report.

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2014-03-10

The Realities of Working in the Literacy and Essential Skills Field (2013)

An Occupational Profile of the Literacy and Essential Skills Workforce in Canada

In 2013, Canadian Literacy and Learning Network (CLLN) coordinated a large-scale labour market study of Literacy and Essential Skills (LES) workers to get a comprehensive picture of who is working in the field. The ground-breaking study of paid LES workers included instructors, coordinators, assessors, program managers, supervisors, and administrators.

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2014-02-28

Temporary Foreign Workers in Nursing in Alberta (2011)

This research study explores the effects of Canada’s federally regulated Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) in the nursing occupation by examining a cohort of TFW nurses who came to Edmonton, Alberta, in 2007-2008. Specifically, the study addresses issues of credential assessment, education and training, and opportunities for permanent residence.

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2014-02-27

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