Future of Work

Ryerson University wins bid for the Future Skills Centre

Ryerson University Flickr, Umair Khan

The federal government has selected a consortium led by Ryerson University to become the Future Skills Centre, multiple sources close to the process have told The Logic. The arm’s-length organization is meant to fill Canada’s employment skills gap, aided by a $360-million government fund.

Joining Ryerson in its winning bid is the Conference Board of Canada, an economic trends think tank; Blueprint, a policy research organization; the Brookfield Institute, a Ryerson-affiliated think tank; and Magnet Network, a non-profit employment network created in partnership with Ryerson and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce.

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