For the Sixth Year in a Row, Students are Struggling to Find Summer Jobs.

There is something great about summer in Canada; it’s hot but also full of promise with places to visit, camping, travelling, cottaging, trips to the beach and various summer events and festivals. For many of Canada’s students, however, summer has not been so great. New data from Statistics Canada’s Labour…
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The Taxpayers’ Federation is wrong about SSHRC

Did you hear about the Canadian Taxpayers’ Federation’s latest research stunt? Just before Canada Day – a time when high school graduates are touring university campuses around the country – the CTF slapped a graduation cap and gown on their ubiquitous pig mascot and held a press conference denouncing ‘wacky’…
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Wanted: Big Ideas to Tackle Youth Unemployment

You may not have heard about it because it didn’t receive much media attention, but the Parliamentary Finance Committee has been researching Youth Unemployment. Canada has a youth unemployment problem. The youth unemployment rate at 13.9% in 2013 is more than twice the rate of those above 25, youth employment…
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เข้าสู่ระบบติดต่อกัน Behind the #ONelxn Spin: The reality behind Hudak’s 100,000 job cut promise

At a campaign stop on Friday morning, Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak pledged to cut 100,000 jobs from the public service in Ontario in order to balance the budget. According to the Globe and Mail’s description of the announcement, “Mr. Hudak did not say exactly which jobs would be…
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