Navigating Underrepresentation: Insights into Canada’s Labour Market: CODE Workshop
Thursday, March 7, 2024 | 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Hosted on Zoom
Anna Janik-Kelly, Red River College Polytechnic, Associate Dean English Language Learning and Newcomer Initiatives
Suzanne Spiteri, Research Lead, The Labour Market Information Council (LMIC)
Jamil Ahmed, Economic Analyst, The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce
Join us for an in-depth examination of Canada’s labor market underrepresentation led by a panel of experts. Dr. Suzanne Spiteri, Research Lead at the Labour Market Information Council, will serve as the first speaker, analyzing labor market tightness and its impact on marginalized groups while offering a pragmatic understanding of the challenges at hand. Following her, Jamil Ahmed, Economic Analyst at The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce, will present innovative solutions for the business community to address the current challenge. With his expertise in policy analysis and research, he is well-positioned to provide valuable insights and practical solutions. Our final speaker, Anna Janik-Kelly, Associate Dean at Red River College, will provide concrete strategies for accessing diverse talent and navigating cultural differences.
- Grasp the complexities of labor market challenges for underrepresented groups.
- Learn practical approaches to access diverse talent and promote inclusivity.
- Gain insights into innovative strategies for achieving equitable outcomes in the workforce.
Free for CODE Coalition Members*
Free for Food and Beverage Members and Partners*
Discounted Chamber Member Rate: $25 +GST
Regular Rate: $50 +GST
*Discount codes have been sent to your organization leads. If you are a CODE Coalition Member or a Food and Beverage member requesting the discount code, please email [email protected].
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WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW
Accessibility: We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals to engage fully. If you require accommodation please let us know when purchasing tickets.
Refund Policy: Refunds will only be issued with a minimum of 72 hours of notice before the event. Should you require a change of your ticket after that time, we kindly ask that you find a replacement for your ticket. If you have further questions, please direct them to [email protected]
ABOUT OUR SPEAKERS
Anna Janik-Kelly is passionate about helping people discover new perspectives through language education. Since earning her Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics, Anna has been sharing her unbridled enthusiasm for grammar, language acquisition and puns with students, colleagues, family and friends, anyone really. She now uses her experience to enhance language education for newcomers and engage community in welcoming newcomer talent and expertise.
Dr. Suzanne Spiteri is a sociologist with several years of experience in both qualitative and mixed-methods data analysis. She leads labour-related projects that explore labour market tightness and the labour market outcomes of under-represented groups.
Jamil Ahmed is an Economic Analyst at The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce, providing valuable insights into various policy matters. With a strong focus on interpreting legislation and analyzing data, Jamil has been instrumental in advising on policy decisions.
In the upcoming workshop, Jamil will be presenting innovative solutions for the business community to address the current challenge. With his expertise in policy analysis and research, he is well-positioned to provide valuable insights and practical solutions.