Corporate Publications

2022-2025 Strategic Plan Cover

This strategic plan outlines how BHER will continue to drive change over the next three years.

  1. Connect and convene with purpose
    Our core mandate. We will connect, convene and lead the conversation on skills, talent...
BHER Blueprint Cover Image

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...

General Publications

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Introducing RBC Future Launch: A 10-year, $500 million commitment from RBC to help prepare youth for the future of work.

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Major changes in the way the world works ─ such as automation and artificial intelligence ─ are sparking anxiety about jobs and the future of employment. Learn how business and post-secondary  leaders are working together...

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Hear from some of Canada’s post-secondary leaders and talent experts on the challenges of opportunities in preparing Canadians for the future. This video features Elizabeth Cannon, (University  of Calgary), Richard Florizone (Dalhousie University), Michael Naufal...

Research Publications


COVID-19 dramatically altered the nature of work, including WIL, and it continues to impact students and recent graduates from equity-deserving communities. But, it also made way for employers, and post-secondaries to develop new opportunities to...

2022 Skills Survey cover page

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a dramatic impact on Canada’s businesses, workers, and the economy over the past two years, adding to ongoing technological and demographic shifts and an increasing demand for skilled workers.  With...

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November 2020 edition

This infographic is the first of a new mini-series focusing on the impacts of COVID-19 on businesses across Canada. This infographic analyzes recruitment challenges faced by businesses in both 2019 through a Skills...