Economic Resiliency in the Face of Adversity
Over the last few months, we have seen the devastating human toll of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) as well as its impact on Canadian and global financial markets. Lockdowns, remote work, and social distancing have cast the digital economy into the spotlight. eCommerce, telemedicine use, and video game consumption have all gone up, and eLearning platforms, fintech solutions, and telecommunication services also saw a substantial surge in demand. Overnight, these changes have already highlighted the importance of digital adoption for many businesses. They have also tested the limitations of our academic institutions and underlined some of the shortcomings of the gig economy.
A Year In Perspective 2019 – 2020
ICTC's 2019 - 2020 Annual Report is now available.
Work Integrated Learning Program — WIL Digital
ICTC’s national program to develop talent for the emerging ICT sectors, support businesses, and increase digital adoption in Canada.
Artificial Intelligence Promises Exciting Opportunities but also Disruption that Requires Effective Upskilling Strategies: New ICTC study
A new study BY ICTC explores the current state of development of this rapidly evolving technology, identifies Canada’s greatest strengths in AI innovation, its regional development hubs, and discusses the implications of AI in the Canadian labour market.
Canada’s Digitally-Skilled Talent Demand To Reach 305,000 By 2023: ICTC Outlook To 2023
Canada’s demand for digitally-skilled talent is expected to reach 305,000 by 2023, for total employment of over 2 million in the digital economy.
Transformative Technologies For Smart Canadian Cities
This new tech brief builds on and presents an overview of the key technologies that are destined to shape the development of smart cities and municipalities while enhancing civic life.
How Atlantic Canada is Spearheading a Journey for Sustainable Growth in a Changing Economy
New blogpost, by ICTC's Alexandra Cutean, on how Atlantic is adding a new digital spin on ocean business.
Building A Smarter Future Together: ICTC Highlights The Pillars That Underscore Inclusive Growth In The Canadian Smart Economy
The first release from its multi-year national initiative on smart cities, this brief crafts the framework by which to assess future labour market impacts and shifting skill needs that will occur as our cities increasingly leverage technology to grow and change.
Calgary Skills Map
Using this tool, you can easily map your current career and existing skillset to in-demand opportunities. Have a look to see where you may have skill or knowledge gaps, and learn where you can access training and education programs to fill those gaps in order to transition to an exciting future in tech.
e-Talent Canada Portal
Talent Insights and Connections for the Digital Economy! Check out NEW features!
ICTC offers several tools and resources that are made available for your benefit and ongoing use.
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