Topic: knowledge economy

How Canada can upskill its workforce after the COVID-19 pandemic

The disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has created the perfect conditions to consider new, innovative approaches to rapidly upskill and redeploy domestic talent, say AJ Tibando and Arvind Gupta, the executive director and the CEO of Palette Skills, respectively, in an opinion piece.

Immigration: A Canadian imperative in a knowledge economy

Varying opinions abound regarding the immigration policy of Canada – both in favor and against. However, if as a country we want to build a knowledge economy, immigration is a critical piece of the puzzle.  Even before the argument is laid out, let’s understand what a knowledge economy is in its simplest form.