• Q&A: The Future of Canada’s North

    What do you think Canada’s North will look like in the next 15 years or so? I don’t think the North will change as much as others think. Climate change will have an affect, but nothing like the scale people … More…

  • The Future of Transportation Safety

    If you are a curious person, and are interested in technology and exciting, detective-like work, accident investigation may be for you! You will have to be able to react quickly, as you may have to go to a crash site … More…

  • The Future of Robotics

    Robotics and automation is a really amazing field to work in, and big changes are happening right now that will have an equally big effect on job prospects in North America and overseas. Remarkable inventions like self-driving cars, legged robots … More…

  • The Future of Nursing

    The health needs of Canadians are changing. Healthcare professionals of the future will need to care for a larger and older Canadian population, and operate under tighter budgets. To meet these challenges head on, our healthcare system must evolve to … More…

  • Q&A: The Future of University Learning

    What challenges are postsecondary education institutions facing today? I would put them into two categories: The obvious first one would be having enough operational funds and infrastructure support. There are quite a lot of problems in that respect, but I think … More…

  • Q&A: The Future of Journalism

    Tell us about your role.  I currently work as a freelance producer at CBC News in Toronto. I started there in 1999, and have had filled various roles, including radio technician, reporter, editor, writer, and assignment producer. I emphasize the … More…

  • The Future of Retail Design

    The last 20 years have seen huge changes in the retail landscape. The focus has shifted from sales to the customer experience, which makes it important—and exciting—for people in my profession to create these customer-centric experiences. The explosion of online … More…

  • The Future of Post-Secondary Education

    Since the 1960s, the participation rate at university has increased significantly. Today, we’re approaching university and college enrollment of 70%. Post-secondary education has become a massive operation, which has an impact on student learning. In the 50s and 60s, it … More…

  • The Future of Media

    I have a cousin who will graduate from high school in June 2014. She dropped me a Facebook message recently and said she’s considering a career in photojournalism. Could I recommend a university journalism program? I’ll be honest: The first … More…

  • The Future of Electric Cars

    The automotive industry is changing rapidly, much more quickly than at any point in the last 20 years. There’s a major shift towards green technologies and increased fuel economy, driven by both regulations and consumer demand. At the same time, … More…

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