Trade and immigration could spark a US brain drain to the north.
But immigration minister says target would be costly and might not find broad national support.
Research finds that prisoners receiving educational training were 43% less likely to re-offend than those who did not.
Panel recommends partnerships between educators and employers must bridge the gap skills needs and workforce offerings.
Number of university graduates enrolled in college programs has increased more than 50% over past five years.
Fund will co-ordinate new and existing jobs and education programs.
Billions of dollars in lost productivity, tax revenues and GDP at risk for failing to address tech skills shortage.
Provincial funding to aid employment as Prince Rupert LNG plant developed.
Critics expect the deficit to grow even larger before the budget is tabled March 22.
C.D. Howe calls for national framework on EI eligibility and benefits.
C.D. Howe Institute must focus on creating a more highly skilled workforce to increase productivity.
Budding high school engineers will build robots to compete in a challenging defense game.
Pact strengthens workforce co-operation and trades training between the regions.
Victor Dodig believes eventual growth will be driven by tech-savvy entrepreneurs for all sectors of the economy.
Canadians also brought home 10 medallions of excellence.