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5 reports that caught our eye the week of March 8, 2020

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

Information Technology Related Skills and Training Needs in Northern Alberta (Academica Group)

The overarching goal of this project is to understand Northern Alberta’s information technology (IT)-related skills and training needs in light of recent rapid changes and advancements in the IT field, thereby strengthening the ability of northern post-secondary institutions to prepare for the future needs of their students, communities and industries.

Indigenous Student Experiences with Racism in Winnipeg (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives)

This research finds that Indigenous students at the University of Winnipeg are facing significant racism and discrimination as they work to improve their lives and futures. Although the official multiculturalism narrative of the federal government suggests that Canadians are liberal, tolerant and accepting of diversity, the data collected here suggests that many still consider it acceptable to insult, discriminate against and/or marginalize Indigenous Peoples in a wide range of contexts.

BC Good Jobs Report 2020 (WorkBC)

Over the next decade in British Columbia, there will be over 860,000 job openings throughout the province. This report offers a guide to careers, training and education pathways in BC.

Results from the 2016 Census: Education and labour market integration of Black youth in Canada (Statistics Canada)

Young Black males were nearly twice as likely as other young males to be not in employment, education or training (NEET) in 2016. This gap decreased but remained significant after socioeconomic factors were taken into account.

WISE Global Education Barometer – Youth Perceptions on their Education and their Future

This survey was undertaken in 20 countries across the globe, including Canada, in order to understand how youth perceive their education and how prepared and confident they feel in their future.


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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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