The Conference Board of Canada

Understanding the Value, Challenges, and Opportunities of Engaging Métis, Inuit, and First Nations Workers (2012)

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The authors of this report point out that Canada’s Aboriginal population is the fastest growing segment of the country’s population and has a key role to play in helping Canada meet its future labour market needs. However, the labour market participation of the Aboriginal population lags behind that of the non-Aboriginal population.

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2012-09-18

A Clear View of Safety at Loewen Windows (2010)

Loewen Windows, based in the Manitoba town of Steinbach, employs almost 1,700 people and is one of Canada’s largest producers of wooden windows and doors.

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2010-08-03

Dishing Up Quality at Atlantic Health Sciences Corp. (2010)

The Atlantic Health Sciences Corporation (AHSC) is a regional health authority serving a catchment population of 200,000 people in southwestern New Brunswick.

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2010-08-03

Awards for Excellence in Workplace Literacy, Small Business Winner, 2005: Textiles Human Resources Council and Stedfast Inc.: Bringing Skills Development and Knowledge Management to the Workplace (2005)

The Conference Board of Canada's education and learning case studies series examines outstanding education and lifelong learning programs and initiatives. This case study looks at the Skills and Learning Sites program developed by the Textiles Human Resources Council, a non-profit partnership of textile companies and organizations that brings together textile producers, unions, suppliers, government departments and educational institutions.

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2008-12-09

Developing a Community of Employees Through Team Time at Teleflex Canada (2005)

The Conference Board of Canada's education and learning case studies series examines outstanding education and lifelong learning programs and initiatives. This case study focuses on the learning program at Teleflex Canada Ltd., a Richmond, British Columbia-based company that designs and manufactures hydraulic and thermal technology products for industrial and marine use.

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2008-12-09

Awards for Excellence in Workplace Literacy, Medium Business Winner, 2005: Upgrading Employee Skills to Meet Corporate Standards - Technocell Canada, A Felix Schoeller Group Company (2005)

The Conference Board of Canada's education and learning case studies series examines outstanding education and lifelong learning programs and initiatives. This case study highlights the training program in place at Technocell Canada, a subsidiary of the German group Felix Schoeller Holding, the world’s largest producer of photographic and decor paper. In 2001, Technocell purchased a paper plant in Drummondville, Quebec.

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2008-12-09

Employee Literacy and Learning in the Workplace: Suncor Energy Inc. (2002)

The Conference Board of Canada's education and learning case studies series examines outstanding education and lifelong learning programs and initiatives. This case study focuses on the Mine Operations Program at Suncor Energy Inc., an energy company that mines and extracts oil from the oil sands of northern Alberta.

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2008-12-09

Excellence in Workplace Literacy, Small Business Winner, 2002: National Silicates (2002)

The Conference Board of Canada's workplace education case studies series highlights businesses that demonstrate effective practices in encouraging and supporting workplace learning. This case study examines National Silicates’ Chemical Process Operator program, a unique training program that addresses the generic and technical skills required by the chemical industry.

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2008-12-09

Excellence in Workplace Literacy, Medium Business Winner, 2002: Royal Star Foods Limited (2002)

The Conference Board of Canada's education and learning case studies series examines outstanding education and lifelong learning programs and initiatives. This case study looks at the programs in place at Royal Star Foods Ltd., a seafood processing plant in Tignish, P.E.I.

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2008-12-09

Contextualizing Learning: Insights from The Prince George Hotel (2005)

The Conference Board of Canada's education and learning case studies series examines outstanding education and lifelong learning programs and initiatives. This case study highlights the workplace education program in place at the Prince George Hotel in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The hotel's program focuses on English as a Second Language, academic upgrading, business writing and communication.

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2008-12-09

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