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Behind the Numbers – Skilled Trades Deficits in Durham Region

Labour Shortages Labour shortages refer to a lack of candidates for a specific job in a specific labour market. In other words, a labour shortage…

Census Metropolitan Unemployment Rates Across Ontario

The Unemployment Rate Comparison Graph provides a visual display of the monthly unemployment rates for various Census Metropolitan Areas (CMA) across Ontario. The unemployment rate…

LMIC Report: What Wage Information do Students Value?

Through a partnership with Refresh Market Research, the Labour Market Information Council (LMIC) conducted a study of first-year postsecondary students to determine what types of…

Data shows the value of a university education in the workplace

A recent report was released from The Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations highlighting the importance of a university education. In data released from Statistics…

Survey reveals disagreement between colleges and employers on workforce ready graduates

In an article posted within the College section of the Huffington Post, a recent polled revealed that only 11 percent of business leaders strongly agree…