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  • Authors are two of Canada’s leading experts on work and public opinion.
  • Extensive use of EKOS Research Associates’ workforce surveys and public opinion research.
  • Offers a detailed analysis of Canadians’ reactions to economic change and their prognosis for the future of Canada’s economy and society.
  • Provides a new and expanded analysis of job quality, encompassing both economic and non-economic factors.
  • Documents declining job quality and risks to job performance by tracking job stress, work-life balance, skill use and engagement since the early 2000s.
  • Analyzes work trends in the context of Canada’s aging workforce and concerns about generational equity.
  • Integrates new survey evidence with the latest academic research to show how well-being and prosperity are closely linked.
  • Outlines pessimistic and optimistic scenarios for the future of work, providing a call to action that can shape a positive future for the country.
  • Uses results from workforce surveys to give voice to Canadian workers, using their own words to describe what motivates them and what changes could engage them more.
  • Provides a unique worker perspective on the key ingredients of a great job.