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Research & Trends

4 reports that caught our eye the week of Jan. 12, 2020

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Each week, CERIC is on the lookout for the latest reports related to career development. Here are four reports that we found interesting this week:

The Long-term Economic Outcomes of Refugee Private Sponsorship (Statistics Canada)

This study found that privately sponsored refugees had much higher employment rates and earnings than government-assisted refugees in the initial years after arrival, but this difference diminished over time with government-assisted refugees steadily catching up.

Government’s Role in Digital Learning: Review and Recommendations for the Ontario Ministry of Colleges and Universities (HEQCO)

In setting future priorities for digital learning in the province’s post-secondary system, the Ontario Ministry of Colleges and Universities should develop a plan that sets out clear goals and objectives, and that identifies performance measures to monitor their progress, concludes a new report by the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario.

Report of the Expert Panel on Modern Federal Labour Standards (Government of Canada)

This report was produced by the Expert Panel on Modern Federal Labour Standards, which studied, consulted and provided advice on five complex issues related to the changing nature of work: federal minimum wage; labour standards protections for non-standard workers; the “right to disconnect” outside of work hours; access and portability of benefits; and collective voice for non-unionized workers.

System transformation in Ontario Works: Considerations for Ontario (Maytree)

This paper focuses on proposed system transformation in Ontario Works, and explores the possibilities and limitations associated with the proposed changes. It also outlines some key considerations and unresolved questions that the government will need to address before it can move forward with a plan for reform.


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Lindsay Purchase Administrator
Lindsay Purchase oversees CERIC’s tri-annual magazine, Careering, and the CareerWise website, along with the CareerWise Weekly newsletter. She has a background in journalism, having worked previously as a digital editor and reporter. Lindsay is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University’s Global Studies program.
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Lindsay Purchase Administrator
Lindsay Purchase oversees CERIC’s tri-annual magazine, Careering, and the CareerWise website, along with the CareerWise Weekly newsletter. She has a background in journalism, having worked previously as a digital editor and reporter. Lindsay is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University’s Global Studies program.
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