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Partnership will strengthen labour market insights for Canada’s engineering profession

By 10 December 2015 No Comments

OTTAWA, December 10, 2015 – Engineers Canada and the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) are proud to announce a partnership on the development of an interactive online portal to address the labour market needs of the engineering profession in Canada.

This comprehensive online offering, to be launched in early 2016, will provide timely and accurate labour market insights to facilitate improved decision making by employers, recruiters, job seekers including international engineering graduates, federal and provincial policy makers, educational faculties, and provincial and territorial engineering regulatory bodies.

This unique tool will provide granular and concise labour market projections for the 14 engineering occupations on a national, regional, and local level, including top jobs in-demand, wages, education, demographics, and talent clusters.

“The engineering labour market in Canada is shifting  and employers and job seekers will need access to timely and reliable information to respond to these changes,” said Kim Allen, FEC, P.Eng., Chief Executive Officer of Engineers Canada. “We are proud to be working with ICTC to provide such a tool to the engineering community.”

“We are very pleased to partner with Engineers Canada to develop this innovative labour market offering for the engineering profession in Canada, leveraging our experience in eTalentCanada.ca. At a time when the engineering profession is reshaping every aspect of the Canadian industry, enabling innovation and a competitive advantage in a global environment, this unique offering will pave the way for enhanced workforce strategies and outcomes to meet the needs of the Canadian economy.” said Namir Anani, P.Eng., President and CEO of ICTC.

 

For more information contact:

Stephanie Wilson
Director, Strategic Outreach Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC)
s.wilson@ictc-ctic.ca
613.237.8551 x147
Brent Gibson Practice Lead, Communications Engineers Canada
Brent.Gibson@engineerscanada.ca
613.232.2474 x234