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Close the talent and skills gap

Our priorities

As our economy continues to adapt to new developments in technology and automation, Canada’s labour force needs to be properly equipped with skills to thrive.

The continued trend towards automation and technology-driven labour has created challenges for educators, employers, and jobseekers. The expansion of Canada’s high-tech industries means many employees don’t have the skills to meet industry demand. Employers are also expressing a need for workers with soft skills, such as problem-solving, literacy and communication.

By building a robust labour force with the skills required to thrive in the future, we are building resiliency for business to thrive.

Close the talent and skills gap

Chamber Resources

Calgary Chamber submission for Alberta's spring 2021 budget

As the voice of business in Calgary, our submission is based on feedback and inputs from our members and stakeholders.

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Dive Deeper: How COVID-19 has accelerated the future of work

Regardless of how long the COVID-19 pandemic lasts, the nature of work for many has and will continue to change.

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Introduction of Municipal Nominee Program a positive step towards closing the skills gap

The federal government has announced plans to introduce a new immigration sponsorship initiative called the Municipal Nominee Program.

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