Policy

Education

Issues addressed include skills shortages, both K–12 system and post-secondary education, immigration policy, credential recognition and English language skills, mobility and future workforce requirements. The Education and Skills Task Force addresses the field of education and skills shortages including both the K–12 system and post-secondary education, and skills-oriented learning at the post-secondary level. Subjects prepared a policy on immigration citing such issues as credential recognition, the immigration appeal process and English as a second language. A draft policy on post-secondary education was prepared and discussed with further revisions to come. The task force also worked with the Ministry of Advanced Education on Labour Market opinions, mobility and projection of future workforce requirements.

Pay now or pay later - Landmark Kids ‘N Crime 2: Economic Aspect

The Vancouver Board of Trade and Justice Institute of BC release a landmark report making economic case for early childhood investment.