Given the changing nature of work in Canada, governments, employers and educational partners will need to get creative with their support for reskilling and upskilling workers. This includes collaborating to build and modify the content of training and educational programs and incentivizing workers to retrain, says Darren Gresch, Senior Research Associate, Innovation and Technology, at the Conference Board of Canada, in an op-ed.
Topic: Canada Training Benefit
Businesses and polytechnics need to collaborate in providing more learning-integrated work opportunities for the mid-career workforce, to help address Canada’s critical skills and labour challenges, Sarah Watts-Rynard, CEO of Polytechnics Canada, says in an op-ed.
The Liberal government of Justin Trudeau has delivered a classic pre-election Budget, with targeted spending that extends to the research, development and innovation (RDI) file.