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Perspectives, June 21
June 21, 2021

Education that reflects the learners

Astronomically speaking, the summer solstice marks the day of the year that the North Pole is tilted closest to the Sun on Earth’s axis. In the Northern Hemisphere, it’s the longest day of the... Read More

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Perspectives, June 7
June 7, 2021

215 Indigenous children

Last week’s discovery of the undocumented remains of 215 Indigenous children at the former site of the Kamloops Indian Residential School in British Columbia is a painful reminder of the policy of... Read More
Perspectives, May 25
May 25, 2021

On the other side of bold

A new Growth Untapped report from the Brookfield Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship highlights how supporting entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds is not only ethically important, it is... Read More
Perspectives, May 10
May 10, 2021

Who, what, when, where, why, and how?

We just wrapped up our biggest-ever experiment in virtual learning, and despite a few minor technical glitches, we hope you’ll agree it was a success! Our Connection Conference promised an... Read More
Perspectives, April 26
April 26, 2021

An investment in skills, training and innovation

Budget 2021 is finally here, and given November’s Speech from the Throne promised “the largest investment in Canadian history in training for workers,” expectations were certainly high across... Read More
Perspectives, April 12
April 12, 2021

Securing your digital footprint

After more than a year of working remotely, we’ve all learned a thing or two about the possibilities of an expanded digital landscape. But, while the world of technology opens access and... Read More
Perspectives, March 29
March 29, 2021

The world at the touch of your screen

In August 2019, Employment and Social Development Canada selected us, with Universities Canada, to develop an Outbound Student Mobility Program that would help Canadian students, especially those... Read More
Perspectives, March 15
March 15, 2021

Come knock on our door

At this time of year, Ottawa is buzzing with talk of the federal budget! Consultations with Canadians officially closed at the end of last month, meaning that decision makers are now evaluating... Read More
Perspectives, March 1
March 1, 2021

Childcare and ‘She-covery’

At the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Economic Forum reported that the resulting recession had created larger employment losses for women than for men: with women’s labour supply still... Read More
Perspectives, February 16
February 16, 2021

A land of opportunity

Immigration has long been one of the pillars of Canada’s strategy to diversify and grow its economy. The government’s #ImmigrationMatters campaign highlights its advantages, chief among which are... Read More
Perspectives, February 1
February 1, 2021

Recovery starts with innovation

The federal government is weeks away from tabling its next budget and is calling on Canadians to share their bold ideas to build a greener, more competitive, more innovative, more inclusive, and more... Read More
Perspectives, January 18
January 18, 2021

A light at the end of the tunnel

2020 is over and though 2021 has already shown us the tough times aren’t yet in the past, things are looking up. While public health and government officials remind us that we have a long way to go... Read More
Perspectives, December 14
December 14, 2020

The year that changed everything

The past year was one of global crisis and transformation that has changed the world. While the calendar year is coming to an end, it’s clear that the impacts and long-term effects of the pandemic... Read More