It is well known that Ontario’s population is aging. But a closer look at census data reveals that Ontario’s population is aging more rapidly in smaller communities, many of which are also losing younger people needed to support local economies and the local services on which aging Ontarians rely. The first report in Mowat’s new A Different Ontario series focuses on key trends and nuances revealed from Census 2016 population data.
This series of reports takes a close look at data from the 2016 Census to chart the most important trends and to discuss their implications for policymakers. Many of the Census results, such as those related to aging or diversity, have been widely reported. But a closer look at the data reveals both trends that have been overlooked and important nuances that merit more attention from policymakers and the public.More
RIES is seeking research projects regarding the state of skills and skills development in Canada within three areas of focus: equity, the future of work, and what skills matter. The research reports generated from this competition, 15-20 pages in length, are expected to make fresh contributions to policy research and policy development. An honorarium of $7,000 will be provided to successful applicants.
Deadline for submissions is Friday, November 9th 2018, 4 PM EST.More
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