Surveys

Perspectives on Immigration (2003)

Findings from the Canadian Labour and Business Centre's Survey of Canadian Business, Labour and Public Sector Leaders

While Canada’s immigration system has several objectives, including family reunification and humanitarian commitment, it plays an important role in meeting the nation’s human resource requirements. It is therefore useful to shed light on Canadian management and labour leaders’ perspectives on immigration-related issues, particularly as they will reflect the practical workplace context within which organizations address immigration issues.

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2007-04-20

The Healthy Workplace (2000)

VIEWPOINTS 2000

The third biannual Canadian Labour and Business Centre Leadership Survey was conducted between March and April 2000, and was sent to 4,442 business leaders in the private sector, public sector management and leaders of trade unions.

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2007-04-13

Labour-Management Relations in Canada: Trends and Impacts (2000)

VIEWPOINTS 2000

The health of the relationship between management and labour has a very real impact on the economic and social well being of all Canadians. The state of this relationship affects economic performance at different levels of the economy. The interactions between management and labour may be quite different at the various levels, from individual workplaces to industry sectors to the national economic environment and labour market.

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2007-04-13

Needs Assessment Study on Literacy for Métis People (1997)

Based on a report called “Literacy for Metis People: A National Strategy”, the Metis National Council (MNC) continues to look at “recommendations for action in the areas of policy, program and strategies to meet the literacy needs of Métis people." The same report also constitutes the underlying principles and guidelines for the Métis National Council's Literacy Strategy.

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2007-03-26

Canadian Colleges & Institutes - Meeting the Needs of Aboriginal Learners (2005)

An Overview of Current Programs and Services, Challenges, Opportunities and Lessons Learned

The Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC) Strategic Focus priorities for 2005-2006 included Aboriginal peoples’ access to post-secondary education, and enhancing student success support mechanisms in colleges and institutes which are grounded in Aboriginal values, culture and tradition.

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2006-12-14

Canadian Colleges & Institutes - Responding to the Needs of Immigrants (2004)

Results of the Diagnostic Survey of College and Institute Programs and Services for Immigrants and Conclusions of the College and Institute Immigration Roundtable

The Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC) conducted a diagnostic survey of Canadian colleges and institutes programs and services for immigrants, organized a College and Institute Immigration Roundtable, and developed a section of the ACCC website that profiles the types of programs and services immigrants can access through colleges and institutes.

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2006-12-14

Consultations on the Government of Canada's Proposal to Establish a Canadian Learning Institute (2003)

This report outlines the views expressed over the course of consultations done in early 2003. The consultations were regarding the broad parameters of a proposed Canadian Learning Institute, including knowledge and information needs, mandate and organizational structure.

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2006-08-10

Measuring Success - International Comparisons and Bottom Lines (2005)

On June 3, 2005, Sue Turner, on behalf of the Western Canada Workplace Essential Skills Training Network (WWestnet), welcomed delegates to Measuring Success: International Comparisons and Bottom Lines. Sue explained that the conference sessions would feature the preliminary findings of the International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (IALSS) and

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2006-05-30

Student Assessment in Adult Basic Education: A Canadian Snapshot (2006)

The purpose of this document is to report on the findings from a national survey on student assessment in adult basic education. This report is one of several outcomes from a national project entitled Assessment Practices in Adult Basic Education. This project will also produce an edited book on assessment practices and three videos.

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2006-05-17

Report Card (2006)

The document "Report Card", published by the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council, is an overview of the IALSS, released in 2005.

The main themes of the document are:
- Labour Market Outcomes
- Industry Sectors
- Incidence of Low Proficiency

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2006-05-09

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