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 July 2022
UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
July 2022: 4.1%
EMPLOYMENT RATE
60.8%
PARTICIPATION RATE
63.4%

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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#DidYouKnow? According to the 2016 census, English speakers in #Montréal earn a lower median after-tax income than French speakers ($26,378 compared to $28,385) despite higher engagement in full-time work and working a higher average number of weeks per year.

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Read our latest brief: Bill 96 & Employment of English Speakers in Québec.

Learn more: https://pertquebec.ca/current-activities/bill-96-employment-of-english-speakers-in-quebec/

Meet our Policy Researcher Piers Young. He is a skilled researcher with experience in community outreach and engagement with non-profit organizations in #Montréal.

Learn more about Piers and the rest of the team here: https://bit.ly/3BDKnYI

#DidYouKnow? According to the 2016 census the unemployment rate in Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine was more than double the provincial unemployment rate (15.3% versus 7.2%).

Even higher still, the unemployment rate among English speakers was 22.1%.

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Telephone (toll-free): 1-855-773-7885
Email: info@pertquebec.ca

HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday to Friday
9:00 am to 5:00 pm