Higher education leads to higher productivity

Entire economy benefits from educated workforce: Report
By Shannon Klie
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 11/29/2007

Canada’s booming economy might make it easier for all individuals, even those without a post-secondary education, to find work, but as soon as the economy cools down, people without a higher education will be the most vulnerable, warns the chief executive officer of the Ottawa-based Canadian Council on Learning (CCL).

“When there is a downturn in the economy, those will be the first people to lose their jobs,” said Paul Cappon.

Cappon’s comments were in response to the