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Employment, skills, and the knowledge economy in Atlantic Canada

Maurice Beaudin

Employment, skills, and the knowledge economy in Atlantic Canada

by Maurice Beaudin

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Published by Institut canadien de recherche sur le développement régional = Canadian Institute for Research on Regional Development in Moncton, N.B .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Skilled labor -- Atlantic Provinces.,
  • Labor supply -- Effect of technological innovations on -- Atlantic Provinces.,
  • Labor supply -- Effect of education on -- Atlantic Provinces.,
  • Information technology -- Economic aspects -- Atlantic Provinces.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMaurice Beaudin, Sébastien Breau.
    SeriesMaritime series
    ContributionsBreau, Sébastien., Université de Moncton. Canadian Institute for Research on Regional Development.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination158 p. :
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20764824M
    ISBN 100886590760

    The knowledge economy (or the knowledge-based economy) is the use of knowledge to create goods and services. In particular, it refers to a high portion of skilled workers in the economy of a locality, country, or the world, and the idea that most jobs require specialized particular, the main personal capital of knowledge workers is knowledge, and many knowledge worker jobs require.   A thriving knowledge economy inherently relies on a highly skilled and adaptable workforce. And, as the COVID pandemic has revealed, knowledge-intensive sectors are far more resilient in times of disruption than most other sectors. So what does it take to build the workforce that will help Canada transition to a knowledge economy?

      But because Atlantic Canada has too few jobs and too few immigrants, immigrants don't want to move there. And because they don't move there, Atlantic Canada remains white and poor.   The knowledge economy in Atlantic Canada Mar – Nov Study on Atlantic Canadian SMEs and NFPs on their challenges and pratices with respect to technology adoption, training, R&D, knowledge collaborations and innovation.

      By investing in Scale Up Atlantic Canada, UNB, Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency(ACOA) and Opportunities New Brunswick (ONB) are building on federal and provincial commitments to drive economic growth in the Atlantic region. Scaling up will help companies grow and succeed that will move the economy forward by creating jobs and strengthening communities. In , per cent of working age adults () in Nova Scotia had the prose literacy levels needed to effectively function in a modern, knowledge-based economy. Nova Scotia scored higher on all four scales when compared to the average for Atlantic Canada and when compared to scores for Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick and Newfoundland.


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Employment, skills, and the knowledge economy in Atlantic Canada by Maurice Beaudin Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Employment, skills, and the knowledge economy in Atlantic Canada. [Maurice Beaudin; Sébastien Breau; Université de Moncton. Institut canadien de recherche sur le développement régional.]. Employment, skills, and the knowledge economy in Atlantic Canada Maurice Beaudin Read.

24 books Atlantic Provinces Economic Council, 10 books Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency., 9 books Atlantic Development Board., 6 books Atlantic Provinces Transportation Commission.

Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program is an immigration pilot by the Government of Canada. In general, it aims to fill the needs of the labor market in Canada’s four Atlantic provinces.

The foreign worker can find jobs with Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program (AIPP) by contacting designated employers. EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the second in a five-part series. In Part 2, we examine the economic outlook for Canada and the Atlantic provinces in and beyond.

Canada is set to join a growing club. Fernwood is a leading academic publisher in Atlantic Canada of books on First Nations issues. Those opportunities reflect both Canada’s emergence as a knowledge economy and the impact of retirement from the workforce of the baby boomer generation.

The sector is made up of over companies and is responsible for overjobs. To capitalise on this, Canada would need to initiate the process of developing its emerging knowledge economy. In the knowledge economy, Canada has immense potential. Its Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) sectors are worth $ billion in annual revenues and accounts for 35 percent of the spending on research and development.

The rate of economic growth in Atlantic Canada from to is projected to be approximately %. That’s a full percentage point lower than the national economic growth rate of %. The reason this growth rate stands lower than the national average is that the region’s aging population has affected its long-term economic prospects.

Background: Now in its 10th year, Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers is part of the Canada’s Top Employers project, an editorial project managed by Mediacorp Canada Inc. that recognizes employers with exceptional human resources.

Legislated mandate: To increase opportunity for economic development in Atlantic Canada and, more particularly, to enhance the growth of earned income and employment opportunities. Assisted approximately businesses since ; Planned investments of $M in (Gs & Cs) 28 service points across Atlantic Canada.

Another Atlantic Canada concern is the retention of employable youth. Rather than accessing work to apply their skills and knowledge at home, Atlantic youth are moving westward in considerable numbers in search of employment.

Young people account for most of the net migration from Atlantic Canada (Atlantic Provinces Economic Council, The Dual Nature of Labour Market Adjustments in Atlantic Canada: the Implications for Skills Development Strategies The Two Sides of the Knowledge Economy in Atlantic Canada Outlook '97 MORE INFO» $ Add+.

May 1, The Employment Insurance Program: Its Impact on Atlantic Canada MORE INFO». Career planning Match your skills and knowledge. Explore jobs or career options that match your skills and knowledge. Find what occupations could be a good fit for you based on the skills and knowledge you have or are interested in.

With the rising economic importance of human resources and skills, employment and training agencies are now often expected to play a more important role in local strategies to support new job creation, facilitate restructuring and increase productivity.

Infrastructure Program (KIP) in Atlantic Canada. ™ Solutions Inc. used a proprietary Inter-Regional Input-Output model that is based on Canada’s National System of Accounts to assess the impact of the planned expenditures on the economy of the four Atlantic Provinces.1 The model uses commodity level provincial and territorial.

Get this from a library. The knowledge economy in atlantic Canada: issues, practices, and challenges. [Yves Bourgeois; Centre for innovation and productivity.] -- Of findings -- Introduction -- Methodology -- Respondent profile -- Competitive environment -- Technology adoption -- Training and skills -- Research and competitive intelligence -- Knowledge.

However, according to Statistics Canada, the best place for new immigrants aged 25 to 54 to get a job in Canada is actually in the western half of the country. Specifically, people who immigrate to Canada and settle in the provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta enjoy a much higher Canadian employment rate than immigrants who move to.

Ed Clark is former CEO of TD Bank. There seems little doubt today that success in building a knowledge economy will be a key determinant of Canada’s competitiveness and hence the economic well. Skilled, educated young people are a valuable resource in Canada and, in Atlantic Canada, keeping talented youth in the region is one of the greatest challenges and best opportunities for long-term economic growth.

Young people would prefer to remain here if only they could find good jobs – so we need to give them attractive opportunities. To survive in the fast-paced knowledge economy, people are developing and upgrading their skill sets. By knowing what skills are most crucial to the knowledge economy, and then acquiring those skills through certificate programs and other means, you can impress your employer or, if you are on the job market, impress any hiring manager.

Canada’s economy addednew jobs in July, the third consecutive month of job gains as the Canadian economy recovers from the initial shock of the coronavirus pandemic. The national unemployment rate — now at %, down from. As automation spurs rapid change, Canada needs to change its approach to education, training and skills development in order to close the skills gap.

Summary and recommendations Labour markets in Canada and around the world are being disrupted by the gig economy and the corresponding need for diverse and shifting skill sets, as well as by.Knowledge is the theoretical understanding of a subject.

It’s what you’ve learned through education or work experience. For example, in building and construction, you will require knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.This report looks at a range of key labour market, economic and social indicators related to Canada’s growing Indigenous population, which comprises First Nations, Inuit and Métis.

Inthere were over million Indigenous People in Canada, accounting for % of the total population, which is a significant increase from % in