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Levelling Up: The Quest for Digital Literacy

BII+E releases new report identifying the existing gaps and potential opportunities to improve digital literacy in Canada.

June 19, 2018

Ontario’s Dual Challenge: Maximizing the Benefits of Automation for Businesses and People

BII+E releases comprehensive report assessing the impact of emerging automation technologies on labour.

May 3, 2018

#LetsGetDigital: Preparing Youth for the Innovation Economy

BII+E announces new pilot, which will build a community-based model for delivering digital skills training to youth across Ontario.

April 9, 2018

Stacking Up: A Snapshot of Canada’s Developer Talent

BII+E releases new research unlocking an understanding of developers, a critically important sector of the
Canadian innovation economy.

December 5, 2017

Automation Across the Nation: What Rapidly Advancing Technology Means for Canadian Regional Economies

BII+E releases new data insights report identifying regional economies most susceptible to automation, such as Woodstock, Ont., and Quesnel, B.C.

June 8, 2017

Preparing Canada’s Millennials for the Jobs of Tomorrow

BII+E releases new report in partnership with RBC, examining how to address the major barriers facing Canada’s youth as the future of work changes

March 28, 2017

Ontario Women, Youth and Low-Income Entrepreneurs Pave the Way Forward

Ryerson University, BII+E and the Centre for Innovation Studies partner to release new entrepreneurship report comparing province nationally and internationally

September 19, 2016

Canada’s Tech Sector: An Economic Giant

BII+E releases new report on the impact and contribution of Canada’s tech sector on the economy and workforce

July 25, 2016

Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship Celebrates Official Launch

New, policy-focused institute brings together a rich network of thought leaders and experts

June 21, 2016

Robots in the Workplace: What the Future of Automation Means for Canadian Jobs

BII+E releases most comprehensive report to date assessing how automation will impact future employment in Canada

June 15, 2016

Ryerson University Announces Results of Climate Hack-to-Action

Winning app helps commuters compare methods of transportation based on greenhouse gas and fuel savings

April 19, 2016

Innovators Converge to Accelerate Shift to a Low-Carbon Ontario

The Brookfield Institute at Ryerson University hosts Climate Hack-to-Action, April 7 to 9, 2016

April 5, 2016

Giving to Ryerson University from Jack Cockwell Family and Brookfield Partners Foundation tops $28M

New $8-million gift strengthens student innovation and entrepreneurship at Ryerson

November 12, 2015

Ryerson University Takes Innovative Approach to Accessibility Challenge

Between October 23 and November 6, Hack-cessibility will explore creative digital media solutions

October 21, 2015

A Transformational Gift

Gift from Jack Cockwell and the Brookfield Partners Foundation will create the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship at Ryerson

January 06, 2015

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