Jobs and Skills for the New Economy

Jobs and Skills for the New Economy

Canada needs skills of all kinds to remain competitive in the global economy. By expanding work-integrated learning (WIL) opportunities such as co-ops, internships, capstone projects and bootcamps, BHER hopes to provide hands-on learning and career-boosting opportunities for new graduates. For the first stages of the project, BHER members are partnering in pilot areas critical to the future health of Canada’s economy, including the financial services, mining, construction and advanced manufacturing.

Research and Innovation in the 21st Century

Research and Innovation in the 21st Century

Canadian-led research drives innovation, strengthens the economy and improves the quality of life for all Canadians. By building bridges between post-secondary institutions and the private sector, BHER will help Canada’s world-class researchers answer long-standing questions and fuel healthy economic growth.

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New research partnership guides help smooth collaboration between businesses, post-secondary institutions

Halifax, Nova Scotia – Companies looking to build innovative technologies, capitalize on expertise and solve businesses challenges have new resources to help them work with Canada’s post-secondary institutions. Released by the Business/Higher Education Roundtable (BHER), the Guide to Research Partnerships with Canada’s Colleges and Polytechnics and Guide to Research Partnerships with Canada’s Universities outline the practical steps businesses can take …

Business/Higher Education Roundtable welcomes Dave McKay, CEO of RBC, as new industry co-chair

The Business/Higher Education Roundtable (BHER) welcomes Dave McKay, President and Chief Executive Officer of RBC, as their new industry co-chair. Effective April 23, Mr. McKay will be joining Elizabeth Cannon, President of the University of Calgary, and Anne Sado, President of George Brown College, in leading BHER. He succeeds Tom Jenkins, Chair of the Board of OpenText Corporation, in this …

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BHER: Building skills for a competitive future

Public Policy Forum: Talking about Transformational Talent