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Since 2019, BHER has worked closely with the Government of Canada on the shared goal of ensuring that every post-secondary student has access to a work-integrated learning (WIL) opportunity before they graduate. BHER does this...

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There are three major challenges in the country that drive BHER’s priorities each year:

  1. Skills and Talent;
  2. Innovation; and, 
  3. Connecting , Convening, and Communicating. 

Check out the full strategic plan to learn about how BHER...

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The Business + Higher Education Roundtable (BHER) is a non-partisan, not-for-profit organization that brings together some of Canada’s largest companies and leading post-secondary institutions. Launched in 2015, we have worked to harness the strengths of...

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There are three major challenges in the country that drive BHER’s priorities each year:

  1. Human Capital;
  2. Innovation; and, 
  3. Connecting , Convening, and Communicating. 

Check out the full strategic plan to learn about how BHER plans...

Delivered by Valerie Walker, Executive Director, Business/Higher Education Roundtable

Mr. Chair, committee members, thank you for inviting me here today.

The Business/Higher Education Roundtable – BHER, for short – brings together the leaders of some...

We believe that the most efficient and effective way to prepare Canada’s youth for the coming skills revolution is by embracing work-integrated learning (WIL). WIL opportunities such as co-ops, internships, apprenticeships and applied research projects...