Thinking Twice About Technology and the Future of Work | Skills Next
Technology is being used to change power balances in workplaces and to perpetuate long-standing precarious employment relationships, Jim Stanford argues. But the exploitative practices of the gig economy reflect deliberate choices, rather than the inevitable onward march of technology, and creating better jobs also lies within our power.
NEW RELEASE | As the future of work continues to evolve, so too do the skills that Canadians will need to succeed. Over two weeks in Jan., the Public Policy Forum, Future Skills Centre, and Ryerson University's Diversity Institute will release eight reports to identify the most important issues currently impacting skills policymaking.
New initiative seeks to develop workable solutions good for environment, economy and unity
The Energy Future Forum (EFF), a new pan-Canadian initiative to develop policy answers that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and strengthen the economy, was officially launched on Dec. 16 at a meeting in Toronto. It's an "unprecedented effort to find common cause in addressing Canada’s climate and energy challenges,” said PPF's Edward Greenspon.
Brave New Work Newsletter #4: Culture Shift
In the fourth edition of our Brave New Work Newsletter: Our latest report on rebalancing bargaining power in the future of work, a panel discussion on the future of Alberta's energy sector, and two of our latest blog posts.
A New North Star: Canadian Competitiveness in an Intangibles Economy
Rapid and far-reaching changes to the global economy, driven by technology, demographics and geopolitics, are forcing us to rethink some of the core assumptions of what makes a nation competitive or not. Robert Asselin and Sean Speer offer a bi-partisan strategy for what Canada can do in a data-driven 'intangibles' economy.
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