Skills Gap

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Want to Close the Skills Gap? Start Talking to Young People

I strongly think the skills gap is well documented, but it's clear that there is another "gap" between what economists are saying about the data, and what our members at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce are saying about their real-time experiences in cities and towns nationwide. If we are serious about closing the skills gap in the future, young people and their parents need to be much better informed about employment and income prospects when deciding on post-secondary education.
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What's Costing Ontario $24 Billion?

TORONTO - Ontario is losing out on more than $24 billion annually in economic activity because of a gap between the skills workers have and skills that employers need, a new report suggests.Employers...