Internal government documents say more than one million jobs could be lost to the coming boom in automated vehicles, with ripple effects far beyond the likeliest professions.
A federal presentation predicts automation could kill some 500,000 transportation jobs — from truck drivers to subway operators to taxi drivers and even courier services.
The Employment and Social Development Canada document suggests over 600,000 more jobs were also at risk, including parking attendants, auto-body repair workers, and even police and emergency workers.
The 2017 presentation, obtained by The Canadian Press through Access to Information, notes difficulties in retraining some of these workers, a problem the federal Liberals hope to overcome.
A recently posted report summarizing the results of federally funded public opinion research suggests the Liberals need to increase their outreach efforts if they want workers young and old to stay relevant in a changing economy and workforce.
The March report gauged workers’ attitudes as the federal government embarked on an education- and skills-development advertising campaign.
The Canadian Press
RCMP unsure if the two separate discoveries are related
Gruen’s portfolio includes John Lennon, Bob Dylan, Led Zeppelin, David Bowie, among many others.
Cherry growers say this is the worst season they’ve seen in decades
Snowfall in July?! Yup
Rich Adams is riding his push scooter across Canada to bring awareness to the dog meat trade in Asia
Glen Valley residents given a few days to break it down before land development