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6 reports that caught our eye the week of June 21, 2020

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

International student enrolment in postsecondary education programs prior to COVID-19 (Statistics Canada)

Canadian universities and colleges have become increasingly cosmopolitan over the past decade. International students accounted for 14.7% of total university enrolment in 2017/2018, up from 8.2% in 2008/2009. At the college level, international student enrolment rose from 5.2% to 13.2% over the same period.

Indigenous Entrepreneurship in Northern and Remote Canada (The Conference Board of Canada)

This primer identifies general trends in the current population of Indigenous entrepreneurs in Canada, examines the various reasons individuals choose entrepreneurship and explores the challenges Indigenous entrepreneurs face in the North.

Are Intentions to Immigrate to Canada Changing in the Face of COVID-19? (World Education Services)

This report provides insight into how the pandemic is affecting the immigration intentions of prospective immigrants to Canada, including:

  • Expectations about the economic impact of COVID-19
  • Factors impacting interest and intent to immigrate
Searching for Hidden Talent: Experience and Expertise in New Brunswick’s Cybersecurity Community (ICTC)

The purpose of this report is to evaluate the magnitude and type of demand for cybersecurity personnel in the province of New Brunswick, a recognized cybersecurity hub within Canada.

A Place-Based Lens to the Future Of Work in Canada (Public Policy Forum)

An urban-rural scan of potential long-term effects of the future of work shows the negative effects of a displaced workforce will be felt disproportionately among rural residents, who make up the majority of high-risk employment sectors that will succumb to technology-induced disruption.

Apprentice Demand in Red Seal Trades: A 2020 National Labour Market Information Report (Canadian Apprenticeship Forum)

This 2020 report draws together apprenticeship trends data and projections from the Canadian System for Tracking Apprenticeship Qualifications (CANTRAQ) to provide a forward-looking assessment of demand and supply for trade certification across the top 10 Red Seal trades in Canada.


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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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