Provincial Employment Roundtable

The Provincial Employment Roundtable (PERT) is a non-profit multi-stakeholder initiative focused on addressing the employment and employability challenges facing Québec’s English-speaking community.

A Word from our President

“The creation of the Provincial Employment Roundtable is a milestone in the life of the English Speaking community of Quebec. Through PERT, we now have the capacity to interact effectively and tenaciously with all levels of government in an effort to increase the employment opportunities of English speakers and improve the Quebec economy.”

James Hughes, President of the Provincial Employment Roundtable

An Overview of Employment in Quebec

Unemployment for the month
of September 2021
September 2021: 5.70%

Latest News

Read recent news from the Provincial Employment Roundtable and its partners about the labour market, skills training and employment challenges impacting Québec’s English-speakers.

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Call for participants!

The Provincial Employment Roundtable (PERT) is looking to gain a better understanding of the challenges English-speakers face when seeking out employment in Québec.

Take our survey here:

PERT & @BCRC_MTL have teamed up to launch a new survey: "E2E: Education to Employability".

If you are 18 years old or older, and attended Primary or Secondary school in Québec, participate in the survey here,

PERT is looking to interview English speakers in Québec who have completed, received or are seeking French Second Language (FSL) programs and services.

Sign up here!

Unemployment has more impact than simply a loss of income. It affects the physical health and mental health of many workers in the province, and unfortunately, the resources available to deal with these issues are not always adequate.

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