Demand for new workers is complicated by the fact many of the jobs require substantial training.
Employment Outlook Survey shows job prospects in manufacturing improving.
A changing labour market is creating opportunity, pressuring business and government to adapt.
Will create an employment task force that will undertake research and craft recommendations on priority areas.
OECD rating has Canada at eighth of 29 countries for female workforce participation, 15th for equal pay for equal work.
Government generally has little or no understanding of how small businesses operate.
Nearly 50% of the Canadian labour force is at high risk within the next two decades, so how should we prepare?
The number of US-born working-age adults with US-born parents will account for a smaller share of working-age population as Boomers retire.
As manufacturing workforces age, employers will face a number of issues that will have to be addressed.
Panel recommends partnerships between educators and employers must bridge the gap skills needs and workforce offerings.
Disruption, innovation key to growth, survey says.
But the Montreal aerospace company has also announced workforce cuts affecting 7,000 positions over two years.
Aging workforce among most profound challenges, Conference Board said.
The labour shortage is real and likely to worsen in the immediate future, so think about hiring differently and then act.
Job cuts are part of its ongoing efforts to get out of underperforming business segments, company says.