Universities, colleges need funding (Editorial, May 20, 2002)

By John Hobel
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 06/17/2002

Ottawa and the provinces have been trying to help employers with the search for talent by strategizing to develop skills, as well as rewriting immigration policy to speed the entry of experienced workers. But while governments have been active in developing a skills agenda and overhauling immigration, the backbone of talent development — the country’s post-secondary institutions — are being deprived of the funding needed to do the job.

The latest report to detail the state of post-secondary budgets comes from the C.D. Howe Institute. The study,

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