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19 October 2020

CIRANO was present at the Virtual Forum on workforce requalification and employment

The Virtual Forum on workforce requalification and employment was organized by the Ministère du Travail, de l’Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale (MTESS), in collaboration with the Commission des partenaires du marché du travail (CPMT).

 

Catherine Haeck, Professor at ESG UQAM and Main Researcher of the theme Skills at CIRANO, presented some data to show the importance of human capital acquisition: a profitable investment for employment and economic growth.

 

This virtual event brought together the partnership bodies of the Ministère du Travail, de l’Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale as well as those of several ministries and organizations. In total, nearly 225 guests came together for the revival of Quebec.

 

The Forum began with a panel discussion on the state of the Quebec labour market and the job recovery. Ministers Jean Boulet, Pierre Fitzgibbon and Eric Girard discussed economic issues, economic recovery and employment issues.

 

Consult the CIRANO Report "Favoriser l’acquisition en capital humain durant la pandémie : un investissement rentable pour l’emploi et la croissance économique"

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