(MARKHAM, May 7, 2009) - The Ontario government must protect apprenticeship training during the recession and commit to doubling the number of people who successfully complete apprenticeship programs by 2020, says a new report from business, education and labour leaders. (more…)
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(Toronto, May 21, 2008) - More than 300 representatives from business, education, labour and government are meeting today in Toronto to prioritize recommendations to help governments develop comprehensive strategies to address the workforce shortage challenge. (more…)
Ontario’s Workforce Shortage Coalition will be hosting a round-table strategy session on May 21, 2008, at the Westin Harbour Castle hotel in Toronto, to prioritize the steps Ontario must take to avert a skills shortage crisis in this province. (more…)
Some 350 representatives from business, labour, education and government gathered today in Toronto to address one of Ontario’s most pressing challenges – the shortage of skilled workers.
Hosted by Ontario’s Workforce Shortage Coalition, the purpose of the symposium is to identify solutions to ensure Ontario has the skilled workers it needs to compete in the global economy. (more…)
Ontario faces a labour shortage of more than 360,000 people, which threatens many sectors of the economy, according to a new Conference Board of Canada report released today by a coalition of business, education and labour leaders. (more…)