The sweeping structural unemployment across Canada requires our collective attention.
It’s time to take a deep dive into the changes happening in the workplace and ensure our young people are empowered for success in the new global economy.
Canada’s economy isn’t immune to structural change. The advent of industrialization, manufacturing and, more recently, the information technology and communications revolution are reshaping the economic landscape and the modern workplace in a profound and indelible manner.
Old products have lost their consumer appeal while new ones emerge. Old jobs are disappearing, replaced by new ones. The global economy of the 21st century is redefining the world of work, and speeding up the integration of state-of-the-art hardware and software.