Evidence changes everything. Learn more about the ways we are generating and using evidence to improve policies, programs, and the wellbeing of Canadians.
From Randomized Controlled Trials to innovative qualitative approaches, Blueprint partners with governments, nonprofits and social innovators to grow programs in the service of all Canadians.
CEO of Blueprint Karen Myers and Senior Researcher Simon Harding, discussed how an innovative, place-based Just Transitions policy can support displaced workers in navigating an increasingly complex labour market.
Drawing on two projects that work with community organizations, we highlight what our evaluation team has learned about navigating complex power dynamics, building trust, and creating meaningful and accessible virtual spaces for partnership and engagement. This poster was selected to present at the 2022 American Evaluation Association Conference.
Watch this panel discussion moderated by our CEO Karen Myers, and explore significant trends altering the labour market and what we can learn from recent policy response.
The nature of work in Ontario is changing rapidly and to help build the resilience of individuals and businesses, as they prepare for the future of work, the next provincial government needs to strengthen the design and delivery of skills development in Ontario.
We drive innovation, support scaling decisions, and help build a culture of evidence-based decision making. In 2021, Blueprint led important work “beyond the pilot”, working with policy makers and program practitioners to improve program delivery.
A career platform funded through Canada’s Future Skills Centre (FSC) is delivering strong outcomes, prompting its expansion across the country to help newcomers find in-demand jobs, faster.
Skills development solutions need to be informed and validated by rigorous evaluation. To find out what works and why, Blueprint has been leading evidence generation efforts on several skills development projects funded by the Future Skills Centre.
Blueprint is generating evidence and developing insights that will inform rapid-response interventions for tourism and hospitality workers whose jobs have been affected by the pandemic.
Significant changes are needed to make Ontario’s employment and training system more flexible, responsive and evidence-informed.
Evidence and rapid learning can and should play an important role in informing the measures we take to support recovery.