Starting this week, and leading up to our 3rd Annual Canada 2020 Conference, we will be releasing some of the ‘Big Ideas’ central of our upcoming report, ‘Being Innovative’. Today: A Canada-wide transformation of numeracy skills.
For six years now Prime Minister Stephen Harper has been referring to Canada as “an emerging energy superpower.” It is a very ambitious goal that comes with significant geopolitical clout, the likes of which this country has not enjoyed in decades, if ever. And it will not be achieved without considerable public policy action, especially […]
For many years we have been told Canada faces an acute “skills mismatch,” where the economy has lots of great jobs for the highly qualified – notably engineers, information technology professionals, and science PhDs – without enough of these people to meet the demand. But a second skills shortage has crept into the economy that […]