Relevant Data & Commentary Briefs on the Canadian Economy and Youth Workforce Development
Snapshot #18 | Black youth in Canada: An update from the 2021 Census
Addressing the systemic barriers that Black youth continue to face is vital in achieving more positive labour market outcomes.
Snapshot #15 | Landed Immigrant Youth and International Students in Canadian Provinces
Growth in Canada’s youth population comes from immigrant youth. Landed immigrant youth are approximately 18% of 15-29-year-olds in Canada.
Snapshot #12 | Canadian Labour Shortage
Despite many businesses being able to re-open in the summer of 2021, what challenges have they faced? Our Research team looked at the data and share their findings.
Snapshot #9 | Ontario Workforce Pillar Consultation: A Commentary
CCYP was invited by the Ontario government to its consultations on how best to steer Ontario's post-pandemic economic recovery. Hear about our experience, what was said and our thoughts on the process.
Snapshot #17 | Impacts of Inflation on Canada's Youth
The current surge in inflation has multidimensional impacts on Canada’s youth population, who were recently the most adversely affected demographic group in terms of getting and retaining employment during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Snapshot #14 | Black Youth Labour Challenges and Outlook
Black youth hope the flurry of black-focused programmes, scholarships and hiring initiatives that were begun in response to the 2020 protests, are maintained and kept running to show a proper commitment to black youths’ longer-term development.
Snapshot #11 | Precarious Employment Amongst Canada’s Youth: Initial facts and figures
We took a high level look at the type and extent of precarious employment conditions for Canadian youth since 2018. Read more in this issue of Snapshot.
Snapshot #8 | NAICS 72: Accommodation & Food Services Through the Pandemic and Youth Employment
Accommodation and Food Services is an important youth employing industry. What is working in this industry like for Canada's youth?
Snapshot # 16 | Youth Interests and the 2022 Canadian Budget
With the 2022 Federal Budget release, we highlight how and what aspects of the budget address Canadian youths’ interests and needs.
Snapshot #13 | 2022 Youth Outlook: An Essay from Youth Staffers at CCYP Research & Policy and the CCYP Youth Council
We asked the 2021/2022 Youth Council cohort about some of the challenges they, and many other young people, have faced with the rise of the Omicron variant in 2022.
Snapshot #10 | NEET in Canada
How has the pandemic affected young people, especially those who are “Not in Education, Employment or Training” (NEET)? We looked at data from across the country and found that the percentage of NEET Youth in 2020 was high, yet improved in 2021. Read more about our findings in this issue of Snapshot.
Snapshot #7 | International Students in Canada
International students are an increasingly important part of Canada's post-secondary education system. Find out more about them and their contributions.