Majority (54%) ‘Strongly Agrees’ Educational Institutions Should Work More Closely With Business to Produce Highly-Skilled People Needed to Sustain and Improve Canada’s Economy

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Thursday, January 22, 2009

Toronto, ON – As the federal government continues its consultations on the budget, a majority (54%) of Canadians ‘strongly agree’ (95% total) that ‘educational institutions need to work more closely with business to produce the highly-skilled people needed to sustain and improve Canada’s economy’. Furthermore, most (91%) ‘agree’...

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Majority (54%) ‘Strongly Agrees’ Educational Institutions Should Work More Closely With Business to Produce Highly-Skilled People Needed to Sustain and Improve Canada’s Economy

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