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CIFST Webinar: Food Processing Skills Canada’s 2020 Labour Market Information Survey Report Findings

  • 17 Mar 2021
  • 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
  • Webinar

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Topic: Food Processing Skills Canada’s 2020 Labour Market Information Survey Report Findings

This report provides in-depth analysis of the workforce challenges confronting food businesses in the country and confirms some of industry concerns, but also provides new insights into workforce development barriers and growth opportunities. A few of the highlights are that 61% of respondents identified the availability of labour as a challenge and that Employment vacancies per company average 5.84 representing 15% of the industry overall or just over 40,000 jobs across Canada. Kevin will take everyone through the findings and expand on some key areas and include some relevant information from other Food Processing Skills Canada reports.

Event Details:

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
12:00 - 12:45 p.m. EST

Our Speaker:


Kevin ElderProject Manager – Labour Market Information, Food Processing Skills Canada

Kevin grew up in Alberta & California. He studied International Development at the University of Calgary and went on to live and work all over the globe, including managing a Vapour Heat Treatment facility at an Australian Mango Processing plant. Kevin joined Food Processing Skills Canada in 2017 and has worked on Labour Market Information studies on Meat Processing, Fish and Seafood Processing, Dairy Processing, Bakery Processing, and Other Food Processing. Kevin enjoys sports and trivia, in fact he used to host Trivia nights when that was possible. He lives in Ottawa with his wife and son.


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