Working in partnership with Palette Skills, EMILI is part of a pilot project that engages high-growth companies in the province’s AgTech space to uncover their most pressing talent challenges, and then develop a reskilling program that retrains workers into high-demand jobs.

“In order to realize the full potential Canada’s agriculture and agri-food industry will require more people with diverse skillsets and backgrounds”, said Jacqueline Keena, Managing Director of the Enterprise & Machine Learning Initiative (EMILI).

“Reskilling and skills top-up programs are an important way to bring in people already in the labour force and attract people with much-needed skills including technology and data science capabilities.“

Read the full story on the Palette Skills website.