Unemployment

Unemployment Dynamics Among Canada's Youth (2013)

Analytical Paper

The author of this article uses data from Statistics Canada’s Labour Force Survey, gathered between 1977 and 2012, to analyze the differences between youth and adults in terms of unemployment inflow and outflow rates. Unemployment inflow rates provide information on the incidence of unemployment, while unemployment outflow rates provide information on the duration of unemployment.

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2013-09-27

The job search of the older unemployed (2012)

Perspectives on Labour and Income, Vol. 24, No. 3 - August 22, 2012

Relying mainly upon data from the Employment Insurance Coverage Survey from 2006 to 2010, this Statistics Canada study looks at how unemployed adults age 55 to 64 search for a job, compared with their younger counterparts.

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2012-12-04

Final Recommendations of the Mowat Centre Employment Insurance Task Force (2012)

CLLN Responds

In November 2011, the Mowat Centre for Policy Innovation at the University of Toronto released a report calling for a revamped Employment Insurance (EI) system for Canada, with common eligibility standards and identical benefits. In this document, the Canadian Literacy and Learning Network (CLLN) responds to the recommendations contained in the Mowat Report.

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2012-05-28

Case 7 : Fish Plant Workers Responding to Globalization in North Sydney, Cape Breton (2008)

Because of increased competition, diminishing fish stocks, and a rising Canadian dollar, many fish plants in Atlantic Canada have had to down-size or even close completely in recent years, laying-off hundreds of workers.

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2008-02-14

Vibrant Communities Saint John (2006)

Education to Employment - Pathways Out of Poverty

The City of Saint John in New Brunswick faces a challenge as it works to keep its economy growing and to attract new businesses: too few employees have the education and experience employers seek. Thousands of people with low levels of education live in some of Saint John’s poorest areas, struggling to find adequate employment and make ends meet.

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2007-11-06

Viewpoints '98 - Planning for Demographic Change in the Workforce (1999)

Analysis of the Business-Labour Survey and Case Study Research

This report examines both the planning for the replacement of retirees and the priority given to hiring youth. It uses economy wide evidence from the CLMPC Leadership Survey (described below) and supplements this with some workplace examples of practical actions and programs that have already been implemented.

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2007-07-19

Information Series #2: Literacy in the Northwest Territories (2006)

Results from IALSS

The International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (IALSS) provides a summary of how well adults understand and use printed information 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.

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2006-11-10

Women with Disabilities: The Revolving Door of Training (1993)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1993 - Vol. 10, No. 3/4

In this article, the author discusses the reasons for high underemployment and unemployment rates among women with disabilities.

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2004-09-09

Looking for Solidarity in the Margins (1993)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1993 - Vol. 10, No. 3/4

This article explores some of the difficulties that women and people with disabilities have faced independently and together in their struggle to ensure questions of access and equity are part of the national training agenda.

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2004-09-02

Poverty in British Columbia: A Resource Booklet for Schools (1986)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1986 - Vol. 5, No. 2

This article describes a resource booklet on poverty, Poverty in B.C., developed by End Legislated Poverty (ELP), a coalition of B.C. groups.

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2004-09-02

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