Widespread reports of labour and skill shortages in Atlantic Canada have quickly reappeared during the recovery from COVID-19. They are unlikely to dissipate anytime soon. To support a healthy and inclusive labour market for years to come, government and businesses need effective strategies that address ongoing shifts in our region’s economy.
During this session, APEC’s researchers will provide their assessment of current and future skills issues in Atlantic Canada. They will also share their advice on practical solutions that can be applied across the economy, drawing upon deep dives we have undertaken on four sectors.