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Driving Ontario’s recovery requires partnership and collaboration. No government, business or institution can solve these complex issues on their own.
Learn more about how Ontario’s universities will continue to play a critical role that helps lead our province to a more competitive economy with a highly skilled workforce, sustainable community infrastructure and a health-care system that is prepared for the challenges of today and tomorrow.
In Partnering to Drive Ontario’s Recovery through Talent and Innovation, we outline how, as Ontario looks to rebuild and recover from COVID-19, Ontario’s universities are at the forefront of rebuilding a world-class health-care system; developing job-ready graduates; driving regional economic development; and creating solutions to Ontario’s challenges. Because of these critical contributions, a sustainable world-class university education system will be more important than ever.
Our supplementary report, Partnering to Develop a Highly Skilled Workforce, outlines how universities are ensuring Ontario has the highly skilled talent in high-growth fields it needs to rebuild:
Third-party reports referenced in, Partnering to Drive Ontario’s Recovery through Talent and Innovation:
Ontario’s universities produced the scientists, public health professionals, and policy advisors that are on the front lines in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. Ontario’s universities will continue to play a role in our ability to tackle complex, cross-sectoral issues, be they future pandemics, poverty and food insecurity, the consequences of climate change or the development of new energy systems. These issues necessitate the kind of engagement across disciplinary boundaries that universities make possible.”