As automation continues to eliminate jobs in Canada, it is time to rethink skills training.
Dominic Barton is the head of the government’s economic growth advisory council.
At a conference with university students, administrators and educators he indicated that 40% of Canada’s existing jobs will disappear due to automation.
By making some employment positions irrelevant, technological advancements threaten to deepen income inequality.
Dominic Barton states that government and universities need to help workers’ skills remain relevant by finding ways to upgrade their skills regularly.
Learn more by reading the Times Colonist article from February, 2017.
Read Employment E-News – March 2017 – Opportunities Await
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