Automation Will Cost Canada Up To 7.5 Million Jobs: Report

Automation Will Cost Canada Up To 7.5 Million Jobs: Report

Canada should consider radical changes to its social safety net as the country faces the loss of up to 7.5 million jobs to automation in the next 10 to 15 years, says a new study from a think tank at the University of Toronto.

Even people in high-income jobs won’t be spared, as automation will reduce the demand for doctors, lawyers and engineers, among others, the study’s authors say. Photo: Fizkes via Getty Images The report, penned by Sunil Johal and Jordann Thirgood of the Mowat Centre at U of T’s School of Public Policy & Governance, says Canada’s social […]

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