A new MLI paper outlines how Canada can become a key exporter of CO2-reduced energy sources, including hydrogen, for Germany and Europe.
The report aims to understand the chemical and petrochemical industry’s landscape, especially at the disaggregated level of the states and union territories. It can act as a guide for the stakeholders to help them identify the strengths and weaknesses of the state-level industry.
Across different metrics, the information and communications technology (ICT) performance of the Philippines remains subpar compared to ASEAN members and other countries at the same level of development.
Canada faces a serious shortage in employees with digital and science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills amid a tight labour market and rising demand for digital-oriented jobs. To address this, Canada needs to increase its supply of people with digital skills by developing and attracting talent as well as investing in reskilling and upskilling its workforce, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. Author and C.D. Howe Institute Senior Policy Analyst Parisa Mahboubi examines digital skill needs and shortages in the Canadian labour market, analyzes contributing factors and offers policy recommendations.
Medical therapies differ in value and impact. In Canada, patients assume they can ask for whatever care they desire, as many times as they want. Doctors can order whatever patients request or appear to need. Neither patients nor doctors have to worry about value or cost. Voters expect the state to pay for it all as “medically necessary” care. Currently Canadian medicare looks like the Wild West of health insurance. We can blame doctors, but we have no way of holding patients accountable for their decisions.
At the end of the first semester of 2022, the ICT Analysis and Creativity Tank (TicTac) and its Security Applied to Business Strengthening (SAFE) program assured that, although there are some types of cybercrime that have shown a significant reduction, other cybercrime vectors continue to grow, including abusive access to the computer system.
This report (July 2022) presents the main advances of the CONPES documents related to the ICT sector for a better understanding of the policies that will affect the sector.
The shortage of skilled workers is increasingly confronting companies in Germany with major challenges. In view of the demographic and transformational tasks, there is a considerable danger that this situation will exacerbate.
The fragmentation of production offers new opportunities to economies seeking to take part in global value chains (GVCs). With the help of foreign direct investment (FDI), some economies are shifting their GVC participation to an increasing number of higher value-added tasks.
On the way to climate neutrality, the transition from a linear economy to a circular economy plays an important role. Resource cycles can be implemented in different ways in companies.