b'Message from the PresidentMessage du prsidentStephen CryneA new decade is upon us and there is so much excitementC ette nouvelle dcennie que nous venons dentamer soulve en nous une monte denthousiasme. for what lies ahead. With the rapid pace of technology today, we are in the midst of the fourth industrial revo- Avec lvolution rapide de la technologie actuelle, lution as we enter the 2020s. A number of articles innous amorons en ce dbut des annes 2020 une this edition of Perspectives offer up some ideas for thequatrime rvolution industrielle. Plusieurs articles decade ahead and I hope you enjoy reading them.du prsent numro de Perspectives proposent des ides pour cette dcennie nouvelle. I pen this message on a return flight from Quito, where I had the privilege to represent CERC at the Global Forum for MigrationJe vous cris de mon sige davion sur un vol de retour de and Development. This meeting was arranged and funded by theQuito, o jai eu le privilge de reprsenter le CERC au Forum EU and the International Organization of Employers (IOE). As amondial sur la migration et le dveloppement. Ce forum member of the steering committee of the business delegation, thisa t financ par lUE et lOrganisation internationale des afforded the opportunity to present the business perspective onemployeurs (OIE). Notre dlgation a eu loccasion de prsenter labour migration, addressing issues surrounding barriers to skillsle point de vue des entreprises sur la migration des travailleurs, mobility, the movement of company personnel and the growingabordant notamment les obstaclesla mobilit et la pnurie skills shortage. We were able to bring constructive solutions,de comptences toujours plus criante. Nous avons propos such as the need for spousal work permits and trusted employerdes solutions, dont lobtention de permis de travail pour les programs, to the attention of immigration policy makers at aconjoints et des programmes demployeurs de confiance. global level. La planification de la confrence de Vancouver est en bonne Conference planning for Vancouver is well underway and wevoie et lon sattendce quelle soit passionnante aussi. are looking forward to another exciting event. Theres a flurry ofVancouver a rcemment reu un afflux de nouvelles entreprises hiring activity and expansion with new companies coming intoqui ont toutes des besoins de recrutement, ce qui devrait the Vancouver region, which should result in a great turnoutentraner une forte participation des employeurs locaux.from local employers.Je suis ravi de constater le niveau croissant dengagement I am delighted to see the growing level of member engagementdes membres sur la nouvelle plateforme SocialLink. Cette on CERCs new social media platform, SocialLink. Thisplateforme ddie, qui soutient galement notre programme dedicated platform, which also supports our Subject Matterdexperts, permet aux membres de partager leurs expriences, Expert (SME) program, allows members to network online,de collaborer et de dcouvrir des solutions aux dfis de share experiences, collaborate and uncover solutions to difficultla mobilit.mobility challenges.Nous avons rcemment conclu deux nouveaux partenariats We have recently entered into two exciting new partnerships. Inpassionnants. En janvier, le CERC et lUniversit de January, CERC and the University of Fredericton (UFRED)Fredericton (UFred) ont sign un accord permettant aux signed an agreement allowing CERC members to enrol in themembres du CERC de sinscriretarif rduit aux programmes universitys online psychological health and wellness trainingde formation en ligne de luniversit sur la sant et le bien-programs at a discounted rate. This training includes theorytre psychologiques. Cette formation a t conue par les and application established by UFred Content Developersdveloppeurs de contenu et le corps professoral de lUFred, and Faculty, who represent Canadas foremost experts inexperts en matire denseignement de la sant et de la scurit psychological health and safety education. The programspsychologiques. Les programmes mettent laccent sur le emphasize content related to the National Standard of Canadacontenu lilaNorme nationale du Canada pour la sant et la for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace, howscurit psychologiques au travail , sur la manire de grer les to manage psychological health issues at work, and workerproblmes de sant psychologique au travail et sur la rsilience resiliency. Given the prevalence of mental health related issues indes travailleurs. Jespre que ce programme sera utilenos the workplace and among transferees, it is hoped these coursesmembres, compte tenu de la prvalence des problmes de sant will be of assistance to members.mentale en milieu de travail et parmi les employs relocaliss. The second partnership will see the migration of CERCsEn vertu dun second partenariat, les programmes de professional development programs from Centennial College todveloppement du CERC seront transfrs du Collge Seneca College at the start of the spring semester. Seneca CollegeCentennial au Collge Seneca au dbut du premier semestre. will now be responsible for the delivery of the online courses andtant donn que le Collge Seneca met laccent sur les ressources 10PERSPECTIVES Spring 2020'