The state of employment for English speakers in Québec
PERT’s research has shown that English speakers trail behind their French counterparts in employment and income. The latest Census data shows us that these trends have worsened.
Panelists will discuss what is contributing to these gaps while also providing a better picture of which English-speakers are facing employment and income challenges.
Québec’s regions face particular labour market challenges. This is especially true for English speakers living in the regions. It is therefore crucial to develop adaptable programs that can be tailored to each region's needs.
Panelists will share insights obtained from RDN's recent Employment Strategy initiative, and discuss the challenges, and opportunities that arise when developing effective community partnerships.
English speakers have been underrepresented in Québec’s public service for decades. This panel will dive into some of the challenges and opportunities involved in attempting to meaningfully increase the diversity of workers in Québec’s public sector.
Employability solutions for the English-speaking community
While higher unemployment and lower-incomes for English speakers in Quebec are not new, our approaches to dealing with them must be.
In this panel, our experts will look at the ways to develop and implement solutions to improve employment outcomes for Québec’s English speakers.
Experiential learning opportunities play a vital role in equipping students for the workforce and fostering the development of a robust, adaptable, and thriving Québec.
In this panel, our experts will discuss the role of the post-secondary sector in unlocking Québec's economic potential while sharing their perspectives on how experiential learning opportunities can effectively prepare students for the workforce, while also contributing to the creation of a resilient and prosperous Québec.