The resources identified on this page contain information and strategies to support teacher instruction and student learning about Labour Market Information. Sites and documents have been linked in the brief description of each resource. 


The CAF is a national not for profit organization that liaises with stakeholders across industries/sectors that represent the trades to share practices and collaborate on workforce priorities. Teachers can access information on what it means to become an apprentice and the process through their website. Teachers can also reach out to each of the provincial apprenticeship offices for resources and support in engaging youth in skilled trade careers.  

New Brunswick        Newfoundland and Labrador

Nova Scotia             Prince Edward Island

This initiative is a priority of Canada’s Advanced Manufacturing Supercluster designed to educate young Canadians on the Advanced Manufacturing sector. The website is intended to raise awareness of the broad possibilities of jobs in the advanced manufacturing and technology sector. Educators can access resources that can help them in supporting students in learning more about what advanced manufacturing is and how it differs from manufacturing, career possibilities from engineering, skilled trades, commerce and business to many more and the skills needed to succeed and progress in advanced manufacturing fields. A toolkit is available to guide student learning.

CERIC is a national not for profit organization that focuses on advancing career education and research in counselling and career development. Teachers can access publications and register for webinars through this website to support their professional learning and engagement of students in career education in the classroom.  Some publications that can help to inform career conversations are identified below. You can also access several other publication topics that may be of personal interest on their website.

  • Applying Universal Design as a Pathway to Inclusive Career Education - Published in the Spring-Summer 2021 issue of CERIC’s Careering magazine, Tricia Berry shares the importance of a universal design approach to support students’ career education in this article. Using this methodology, diversity, equity and inclusion are priorities that are embedded in the design and delivery of career education. 
  • Computing Careers & Disciplines (A Quick Guide for Prospective Students and Career Advisors) - Computing Careers and Disciplines is intended to support students in learning more about the field of computing and related careers with a focus on five computing disciplines. The information contained in this resource may help students to better understand what each one of the computing disciplines does and which best suits their interests, talents, skills and abilities. 
  • Making Career Development ‘Stick’ in K-12 - In this article, published in the Fall 2020 issue of CERIC’s Careering magazine, Adriano Magnifico speaks about strategies for bridging the gap in making Career Development programming a priority for students in K-12. The article shares his perspective on collaboration to bring about systemic change and taking a “blue sky” approach. 
  • Principles in Action: Change is Inevitable in Career Development. Fear of it Shouldn’t Be - In the Spring-Summer 2019 edition of CERIC’s Careering magazine, Chris Callanan speaks to how and why we should embrace change and opportunities throughout our career journey. Being resilient and adaptable is what will make you a valued candidate when entering the job market or managing transitions when a new career door opens.
  • Supporting the Careers of People Who are Black, Indigenous, and People of Color - This article, written by Jodi Tingling and published in the Fall 2020 issue of CERIC’s Careering magazine, speaks to the impact of systemic racism on individuals who are Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) in their pursuits of career goals. Several strategies are offered to address barriers and provide equitable opportunities for the BIPOC community. 
  • What you need to know about Canada’s new Skills for Success framework - This article published in June of 2021 provides an overview of the 9 skills introduced in the new Skills for Success framework. It also addresses how and why the research for the framework took place and the significance of updating these skills to support a successful entry into and progression in the workforce. To summarize from the article “The new and revised skills and competencies provide better alignment with other modern skills frameworks and will likely result in some strong skills-focused research in Canada”. 

This site offers information on Employability Skills and why/how they are needed to “enter, stay in and progress in the world of work”. Brochures and posters can be downloaded as PDFs. The Conference Board of Canada and the Future Skills Centre recently partnered to launch an online platform called OpportunNext to help users explore skills based career paths.   

The ECO Canada website contains labour market information, free resources and videos to support learning about environmental career opportunities. The resources are available in both English and French. 

The federal government LMI website contains general labour market information and reports relevant to each province, trend analysis, job postings and more. This site, along with provincial LMI sites, is a good resource for supporting student learning. Educators and students can also access information about the new Skills for Success model to learn how it relates to the 9 Essential Skills. 

This resource addresses the principles that speak to the lifelong nature of career planning and offers insight into career planning as a process. Materials are downloadable as PDFs. 

The LMiC is a national organization that engages with a broad range of stakeholders to produce current and relevant LMI materials. Reports such as understanding skills and best practices in producing and interpreting LMI can be found on their website.  

Let’s Talk Science is a national charitable organization that focuses on skill development and engaging students in STEM learning. Videos that profile STEM careers, lesson plans and digital citizenship are available on their website. 

myBlueprint is a career platform used by students across the country. Schools in each of the Atlantic Provinces have access to the All About Me tool for elementary students or the Education Planner for junior and senior high school students. These tools help students begin the process of career exploration, engaging them at the high school level in planning for further education/training and the workforce. 

The National Occupational Classification (NOC) is Canada’s national system for describing occupations. You can search the NOC to find where an occupation is classified or to learn about its main duties, educational requirements or other useful information. Additional information about NOC codes and classifications can be found in their Tutorial and Career Handbook

This national organization’s mandate is to promote career opportunities in trades and technology. Each of the Atlantic Provinces has a provincial body that offers guest speakers and other student engagement opportunities for students to learn about entering the labour market. SCC offers resources and information/videos on the recently introduced Skills for Success. This site also provides teachers and students with access to a Job Search Tips booklet that can support students in the development of a cover letter and resume and preparing for job interviews. 

In 2021, Employment and Social Development Canada (Government of Canada) published a Skills for Success  framework which provided an updated to the Essential Skills Framework. The 9 skills outlined in the Skills for Success framework reflect the key skills necessary to success in work, life and the community. This site provides users with access to descriptors of each of the skills, videos and links to self-assessment tools.

Statistics Canada is the national statistical office that produces information on Canada’s economy, society and environment. A November 2020 report produced by StatCan addresses labour market outcomes for postsecondary graduates from 2015. This report can be used to support teacher professional knowledge and student learning in the classroom. 

This is a Government of Canada site that offers resources and tools to support youth entering the workforce. These resources and tools focus on helping youth reach their potential by providing information on key topics that include getting a job or gaining experience, exploring careers and building skills, and planning education.



Click on your province to be taken directly to the provincial website for Labour Market Information. To access federal Labour Market Information found on the Government of Canada website, click here.