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Feature Manufacturing General
July 24, 2019  

Filling the skills gap: Increase engagement and build momentum

Skills Ontario offers the province three recommendations for improving engagement.

Feature Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
March 17, 2017  

Youth under-employment: an opportunity to fill skills gaps

Young people looking for a way out of dead-end employment represent the next generation of skilled workers.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations General Operations Production
January 19, 2016  

Alberta could face labour shortage despite energy layoffs

“Skills gap” will be exacerbated by thousands of baby boomer retirements by the end of the decade.

News Government Manufacturing General Operations Production Technology
November 25, 2015  

Canada must tailor post-secondary programs to boost growth: CIBC head

Victor Dodig believes eventual growth will be driven by tech-savvy entrepreneurs for all sectors of the economy.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
October 23, 2014  

Innovation, skills among key factors for assuring SME prosperity

SMEs employs close to eight million Canadians and account for 54% of all wages paid.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations
October 14, 2014  

Focus on young workers to tackle the skills gap: Chamber of Commerce

Report calls for better aligning education and training to labour market needs.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Technology
February 7, 2014  

Skills gap top barrier to competitiveness, says Chamber of Commerce

Lacking innovation support for Canadian manufacturers is also identified as major barrier.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Production Technology
January 21, 2014  

Businesses divided on skills gap tactics

Survey shows 71% of employers note responsibility to provide training programs but only 29% offer them.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
August 28, 2013  

Fears of a US manufacturing skills gap are overblown: BCG

Current skills shortages reflect supply and demand imbalances in specific jobs in certain locations.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Technology
October 18, 2012  

Manufacturers confident profits will grow by 2015: CME

Survey says manufacturers still concerned with lacking national strategy towards productivity, skills gap and trade.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production
October 15, 2012  

US manufacturing skills gap not what it seems

Boston Consulting Group says skills gap unlikely to prevent resurgence in US manufacturing.