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February 21, 2018

Moving Forward: Workforce Development Sessions

CEDEC held two days of interactive discussions around workforce development with a diverse group of stakeholders and partners across many sectors, including researchers, employers, educational institutions, community organizations, employment service providers and provincial and federal government. These sessions were a follow-up from the October 2017 Workforce Development Discussion Day and resulted in further recommendations towards [...]
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February 15, 2018

Cannexus18: a national conversation on the #FutureofWork

Lisa Taylor of Challenge Factory, presents the final mural created from conversations at Cannexus18. Photo by Fred Cottrell used with permission from CERIC. What will the #FutureofWork look like in Canada? The phrase is on the lips, minds and fingertips of many Canadians, from millennials to mature workers, Indigenous People to immigrants, newcomers to seniorpreneurs. [...]
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February 5, 2018

Tourism Information Network – Edition 12

TOURISM INTELLIGENCE NETWORK | Edition 12 | January 2018 In partnership with RDÉE Canada and the Chaire de tourism Transat de l'ESG UQAM, this initiative is designed to share essential information to support the development of the tourism industry within Canada's Official Language Minority Communities. PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Selfie Museums Open in the U.S. The United [...]
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January 15, 2018

Workforce development in First Nation communities

How an integrated approach to education can lead to better outcomes for indigenous job seekers The National Aboriginal Economic Development Board estimates that closing education and training gaps would increase earnings in the Indigenous workforce by as much as $8.5 billion annually. Given Canada’s national labour shortage, workforce development programs are starting to explore how [...]
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December 19, 2017

Dawson EWeek 2017 – An opportunity to share information and build relationships

2017 marked the 6th anniversary for Dawson College’s EWeek! A team of dedicated volunteers work for months to organize and execute this four-day event full of workshops, networking opportunities and of course, Dawson’s Den. Dawson EWeek averages attendance of more than 2500 participants, over 50 speakers, including CEDEC, and over 20 events each year. Dawson’s [...]
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