Our colleges are making a tremendous difference filling the demand for more personal support workers. Starting last year, colleges have been offering fast-track, tuition-free programs that can be completed in six months rather than the standard timeframe of eight months.
Our next provincial government must work with colleges to recharge Ontario for this new age of accelerating automation and the transition to a cleaner economy.
The labour shortage continues to be one of the biggest stumbling blocks in Ontario’s plan to promote an economic recovery.
As Ontario emerges from more than a year mired in the global pandemic, post-secondary leaders, business leaders and government are looking at “what’s next.” What steps should the province take to restore Ontario as an economic powerhouse?