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The global talent race is heating up and countries that aren’t ensuring their best and brightest have skills for the next century will be left behind. This race is largely driven by the changing nature of work and significant advances in technology, which are expected to impact businesses and social organizations in every sector of our country. In my previous blogs, I highlighted how applied research drives innovation activity in Canadian businesses, and how applied research is tackling some of Canada’s most pressing social challenges. In this third blog, I highlight a lesser known but no less critical role of applied research: building the resilient workforce of tomorrow.