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August 1, 2019  

Leading young people into skilled trades is paying off

…but more work is needed to curb shortage.

Feature Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
April 21, 2017  

Build your skills: government funding is available – be proactive

Getting serious about workforce training? Here are some programs to get your company started.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production Technology
April 19, 2017  

Workforce automation could intensify income inequality, Central Bank warns

More emphasis on education and skills training is necessary to help businesses adjust to a potentially difficult transition.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
March 15, 2017  

Hopes high for budget aimed at boosting high-tech job skills, expertise

Ottawa has committed $73 million over four years to ensure education is aligned with the tech-related needs of the job market.

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February 7, 2017  

Canada must rethink skills training as automation eliminates jobs

Up to 40% of existing Canadian jobs will disappear over the coming decade as technology automates their work.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy Operations
August 24, 2016  

US giving job grants to towns hit by coal layoffs

Investments are expected to create or retain more than 3,400 jobs.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
February 23, 2016  

Five things that could push the federal budget deficit past $20B

Critics expect the deficit to grow even larger before the budget is tabled March 22.

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February 2, 2016  

Boost workers’ skills, tweak EI to help workforce: report

C.D. Howe calls for national framework on EI eligibility and benefits.

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January 26, 2016  

CME launches manufacturing management certificate with Athabasca U

Four-week course to be delivered online.

Feature Manufacturing General Operations
April 30, 2015  

How are your soft skills?

Here are eight that managers must have.

News Manufacturing General Operations Production
April 23, 2015  

Innovation, technology increases training ROI

Report calls on more employers to consider the advantages of innovative “smart learning systems.”

News Government Manufacturing Economy General Operations Production
April 23, 2015  

US visa limits making it difficult to find skilled workers

Nearly two-thirds of VISA applications will be denied for employees adept in technology and other skilled fields.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
April 21, 2015  

What to expect in Harper’s 2015 Federal Budget

More help for manufacturers on the way.

News Manufacturing General Operations Technology
February 13, 2015  

Seneca partners with Siemens to expand technology curriculum

Global technology giant wants to establish training programs in areas such as mechatronics and smart systems at the college.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
November 25, 2014  

Yves Landry Foundation awarded $9M for AIME program

Program provides manufacturers with up to $50,000 in training costs.

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 Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Operations Production
August 25, 2014  

1,100 show up for 400 jobs at Hamilton rail car marker’s job fair

National Steel Car’s demand for welders is so high, it’s starting its own welding school.

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March 28, 2014  

Signed, sealed, and delivered

The Canada Job Grant aims for a July 1 start.

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March 14, 2014  

Canada can learn from Germany on skills: Kenney

Employment minister says feds, provinces can expand paid co-ops for students

News Production
March 11, 2014  

BC, federal government sign agreement on Canada Job Grant

Agreement in principle includes the renewal of the Labour Market Agreement, renamed the Canada Job Fund.

News Business Operations
February 28, 2014  

Provinces in favour of latest Canada Job Grant offer: source

Concerns that the program will cut provincial, territorial funding, will have to be worked out individually with the federal Conservatives, the source said.

News Business Operations
February 26, 2014  

Job grant program change may cut support for disabled workers

The Canada Job Grant could end funding for Halifax’s Team Work job-coach program for people with disabilities.

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January 15, 2014  

Kenney concedes provinces can’t match Canada Job Grant

Says he is optimistic an agreement with the provinces will be reached before the program goes into effect April 1.

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March 25, 2013  

Quebec: We want out of this new federal skills program

The new program would see more control handed to the private sector.