Reports

Fostering Partnership Development (2007)

An Historical Look at the National Literacy Secretariat Business and Labour Partnership Program

This report represents the results of an interpretive case study conducted from December 2005 to December 2006. Conceptualization of the initial idea, the project purpose, target audiences, and design features evolved over months and included many expert opinions.

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2007-07-16

Workplace Partners Panel – Atlantic Provinces Task Force: What we Heard (2006)

Summary of Key Findings for the province of Newfoundland and Labrador

This report synthesizes the key findings from the Newfoundland and Labrador deliberative dialogue, which was held in St. John’s, on April 20, 2006. This report is one of the inputs that the Atlantic Provinces Task Force (APTF) Newfoundland and Labrador representatives used to develop their thinking on approaches to address the over-arching challenge of skills needs in the context of an aging workforce.

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2007-07-11

The Transition Penalty: Unemployment Among Recent Immigrants to Canada (2003)

CLBC Commentary

This document gives us CLBC's commentary concerning the unemployment among recent immigrants to Canada.

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2007-07-11

Greening Productivity: Adjusting to Environmental Change (1996)

Final Report of the Task Force on Adjusting to Environmental Change

This report examines the lessons from and makes recommendations on the activities by business and labour in addressing environmental pressures at the workplace and sector levels. The report is a synthesis of case studies done by the CLMPC in three sectors: forestry and forest products; mining; and chemicals. These sectors were identified as facing significant environmental responsibilities.

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2007-06-20

Lost Contacts: How to Prevent Them (2006)

This project looked at the issue of losing contact with learners and adopted the following three objectives as a result:

To analyze the data relating to lost contacts within the four Ontario literacy streams (Anglophone, Native, Francophone and Deaf).

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2007-05-18

Creating a Bridge (2007)

A Snapshot of ESL Literacy in Ontario

The focus of this study is on the English as a Second Language (ESL) training community in Ontario, and their students who are studying to become literate in ESL, with limited or no literacy skills in their first language.

The aim of the study is to provide a current picture for the purpose of identifying issues, gaps, opportunities that could be addressed through policy and programming.

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2007-05-18

Healthy Workplace Practices (2002)

ViewPoints 2002

This biennial survey was the fourth in a series initiated in 1996, and provides an opportunity to assess how the perspectives of these leaders on key issues have changed over six years. The 2002 survey received an 20% response rate, normal for surveys of this type.

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2007-05-16

Issues and Policy Solutions (2002)

ViewPoints 2002

In the Viewpoints 2002 survey, participants were asked to consider 39 policy issues and rate each – “not a problem”, “moderate problem” or “serious problem”. Participants were also asked to consider 29 possible policy solutions and asked to rate each – “less emphasis”, “emphasis is right” or “need more emphasis”.

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2007-05-16

Adult Literacy in Ontario (1998)

The International Adult Literacy Survey Results

In 1990, Statistics Canada released the results of the Survey of Literacy Skills Used in Daily Activities (LSUDA), a 1989 Canada-wide survey of the reading skills of adults. In 1992, the then Ontario Ministry of Education reported on the LSUDA results for Ontario (Stan Jones, Survey of Adult Literacy in Ontario).

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2007-05-11

Submission by the Canadian Labour and Business Centre to the Innovation Engagement Strategy (2002)

The submission was made by The Canadian Labour and Business Centre (CLBC) for the Innovation Engagement Strategy, includes:

- Introduction
- Six discussion questions:
- Targets
- Major challenges
- Government of Canada priorities
- Innovation vision
- Commitments, actions and time lines
- National issues

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2007-05-09

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