The Labour Market Information Council (LMIC) is a not-for-profit organization established to identify and implement pan-Canadian priorities to address the need for more consistent and accessible labour market information for Canadians.
LMIC's mandate is to improve the timeliness, reliability and accessibility of labour market information to facilitate decision-making by employers, workers, job seekers, academics, policy makers, educators, career practitioners, students, parents and under-represented populations.
WorkWords is a labour market encyclopedia that provides definitions of key labour market terms, data, uses and concepts. Each WorkWords entry contains definitions of often-used labour market terms, links to assist users in finding data sources, and insights on how to best interpret the data to make more informed decisions.
The Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard is an interactive tool allowing users to explore timely detailed labour market information related to online job postings by occupation, geography, time period and…
In recent years, labour force growth in Canada has been driven by international immigration and older Canadian-born workers staying in the workforce longer. By 2031, an estimated 80% of Canada’s…
LMIC’s Now of Work Annotated Bibliography synthesizes the latest research findings related to COVID-19.
A joint report with Excellent in Manufacturing Consortium to examine the challenges the manufacturing sector is facing and how LMI is critical to help the sector adapt to new realities.
In monitoring the economic recovery as pandemic restrictions lift, it is important to look at several labour market indicators. Average hours worked is one of those key indicators. Between February…
LMI Insight Report no. 33, Sectors at Risk: The Impact of COVID-19 on the Canadian Oil and Gas Sector
A joint report with PetroLMI to examine the challenges the oil and gas sector is facing and how LMI is critical to help the sector adapt to new realities.
LMI Insight Report no. 32, Through the Looking Glass: Assessing Skills Measures Using 21st Century Technologies
A joint project with Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) and Statistics Canada (STC) to describe jobs in terms of their skill requirements, as well as other job/worker characteristics.
The COVID-19 shutdown has resulted in massive job losses, hitting some sectors worse than others and resulting in widespread upheaval. Women workers, however, have been affected to such an extent…
Let’s face it, labour market information (LMI) can be confusing. And, to be frank, the term LMI itself sounds like jargon you only hear from researchers, academics or government officials.…