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

Some important statistics looking at the current employment situation in Quebec.

Unemployment for the month
of January 2021
Number of employed (part-time and full-time)
January 2021: 8.80%

Current Activities

PERT undertakes a number of different activities to address issues of employment and employability within the English-speaking community, each of which helps increase awareness and inform responses in collaboration with our partners.

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Le Centre de ressources des communautés noires (BCRC) a lancé son “Enquête sur la Vitalité des Communautés 2021”, un projet qui vise à combler les lacunes d'information auxquelles font face les communautés noires du Québec.
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