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City of Talent Montreal

An Action Plan for Boosting Employment, Innovation and Skills

In series:OECD Reviews on Local Job Creationview more titles

Published on March 21, 2017

Also available in: French


Montreal has huge potential to become one of the most dynamic cities across OECD countries, thanks to its talented and creative population. Yet the city has not demonstrated outstanding results in terms of job creation and collective wealth generation in the past few years. This report examines this paradox and suggests new strategies to improve local outcomes in terms of employment, innovation and skills, and to boost inclusive economic growth and innovation across the Quebec metropolis.


Executive summary
A new strategy is required to address Montreal's challenges
Employment and the local economy in Montreal, an international comparison
Initiatives in Montreal: Key findings
An action plan for Montreal
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