ICTC Insights On The 2021 Federal Budget
The Information and Communications Technology Council welcomes the federal government’s budget as it relates to the digital economy.
EDGE UP Tech Training For Displaced Oil And Gas Professionals Expands Beyond Initial Pilot
Calgary’s EDGE UP transition-to-tech program will receive over $5.4 million from Future Skills Centre for training an additional 320 displaced oil and gas professionals.
TEAM Teapot From North York, Ontario, Wins CyberTitan IV National Finals On May 19, 2021
The virtual six-hour cybersecurity competition took place May 17; a virtual Summit, where students heard from cybersecurity industry experts, was held on May 18; and the official Award Celebration was hosted May 19.
More Tech In Canadian Classrooms Can Enhance Learning But Requires New Skills And Supports: Edtech Report
ICTC’s second edtech report, 21st Century Digital Skills: Competencies, Innovations and Curriculum in Canada, identifies the top technical skills required by educators—digital literacy, information/media literacy, and Learning Management Systems [LMS] fluency—and the top “human” or soft/transferrable skills—digital curiosity, interpersonal communication, and confidence.
ICTC’s Policy Contribution To The Davos 2021 Discussions
Shaping the Next Normal: ICTC’s Davos 2021 Policy Response Details a Sustainable Digital-First Economic Recovery
A Year In Perspective And A Look Forward To 2021
Despite a trying year that tested Canada’s resolve, we emerge optimistic about Canada’s prospects and the world we aim to shape for generations to come.
Upskill With Microsoft And ICTC
Get the digital skills you need to get back to work! COVID-19 has dramatically impacted the global economy, forcing millions of people out of work. In the post-COVID world, people with digital skills will be in demand and will have an advantage in rejoining the workforce. Are you ready for a new role in the digital economy? Microsoft has committed to help 25 million people worldwide who have lost their jobs due to COVID-19 reskill for in-demand jobs.
Alberta Tech Employers Are Keen To Hire People With Disabilities But Need Better Understanding Of Key Issues: New Report
This new study, Inclusivity and Accessibility at the Core: Pathways to Employment in the Digital Economy for Albertans with Disabilities, provides critical insights into disabilities in the workplace and accessibility and inclusivity in hiring practices.
First-Of-Its-Kind Study Probes Canada’s Immersive Technology Ecosystem: ICTC Report
ICTC’s new report, Spanning the Virtual Frontier: Canada’s Immersive Technology Ecosystem, is a first-of-its-kind analysis that traces the emergence of immersive technology in Canada and provides a detailed picture of Canada’s immersive technology ecosystem.
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.
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