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709, 2017

Feds Incent Companies to Hire STEM Grads

By |September 7th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Along with three-ring binders and mechanical pencils, some students picked up 10,000 work placements as part of this year’s annual back-to-school routine. The Canadian government’s promise last week to pay companies $73 million to create [...]

2208, 2017

The Radical Concept of Taking a Holiday

By |August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on The Radical Concept of Taking a Holiday

Summer’s last days are dropping off the calendar like it was a cliff face, and the return of the short, brisk, collar-upped workday looms large. In other words, members of the Canadian workforce who have [...]

1408, 2017

Can I Get Fired for Political Rallying?

By |August 14th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Can I Get Fired for Political Rallying?

In light of the social-media-assisted identification of participants in this past weekend’s white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., and the subsequent firing of some of these mean-spirited bozos, let’s have a noodle about employee rights [...]

1207, 2017

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The Canadian Workforce: Hewers No More On July 1, 1867, Canada’s four founding provinces officially became a Dominion. Today, 150 years hence, we are a bigger, more prosperous, politer nation. We have world-class cities and hipsters [...]

2806, 2017

The Minimum Wage Effect

By |June 28th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |Comments Off on The Minimum Wage Effect

On May 30, 2017, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne announced that the minimum wage in her province would increase to $14 as of January 1, 2018, and, a year later, to $15. And nothing’s been the [...]