Politics, Policy

Ottawa must be prepared to spend, back programs to foster Canadian talent: advocates

The Liberal government wants to improve access to co-ops, internships, and work-integrated learning opportunities to better prepare Canadians to compete in a changing workforce, says Minister Bains.

Namir Anani, president and CEO of the Information and Communications Technology Council, left, wants the government to put a larger emphasis on digital education in elementary and secondary schools, while Melissa Sariffodeen, CEO of Ladies Learning Code, is calling for greater focus on enhancing the skills of people already in the workforce. Photos courtesy of the Information and Communications Technology Council and Melissa Sariffodeen

By MARCO VIGLIOTTI

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017 12:00 AM

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