Asking Y

Sunny Freeman

Millennials Are Better Off Than Their Parents? Uh, No | Sunny Freeman | Posted 05.17.2014 | Canada Business

Generation Y, you’re probably still screwed. Millennials are earning two per cent more than their parents did at the same age, according to a rec...

Why you Should Hire Interns...and Pay Them

Rob Henderson | Posted 02.14.2014 | Canada Alberta
Rob Henderson

One quick Google search for the word "intern" and you will find a myriad of opinions, blog posts, and even the odd intern job posting. Most of the debate surrounds the topic of interns earning money, or in most cases the lack thereof.

Millennial Pay Sucks, Study Says

CBC | Posted 01.28.2014 | Canada Business

That’s the finding of a new study that looked at incomes in 1981 and compared them to incomes in 2006. Markus Moos, a University of Waterloo assis...

Gen Y Struggles In Housing Market

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

Some of Generation Y is rebelling against an uphill battle of purchasing affordable homes or securing reasonable rentals by moving into non-traditio...

Millennial Travellers Aren't Afraid To Do This

AFP | Relaxnews | Posted 10.16.2013 | Canada Travel

(Relaxnews) - A new survey profiling Millennial globetrotters around the world has found stark generational divides separating older travellers from t...

WATCH: The Globe And Mail Hates Young People

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.08.2013 | Canada

Does the Canadian media have a grudge against millennials? According to a new video podcast from Maclean's and Toronto Life columnist Jesse Brown,...

Generation Y Is Ambitious, Not Unhappy

Elizabeth Hawksworth | Posted 11.17.2013 | Canada Living
Elizabeth Hawksworth

Wild ambition is the fuel for the engine, but the engine is represented by hard work. You can't get anywhere without both, and that's something that I've taken from living as a Gen Y'er. We've all made our own happiness. That's what life is about.

The End Of Hotel Front Desks?

AFP | Relaxnews | Posted 09.08.2013 | Canada Travel

(Relaxnews) - In yet another development in the hotel industry that could threaten to render front desks obsolete, Marriott Hotels has launched a virt...

The Moment I 'Started Something' That Matters

Jessi Cruickshank | Posted 11.05.2013 | Canada Impact
Jessi Cruickshank

When I was In grade 10, I asked my teacher: "Why aren't the Special Needs students in any of our drama classes?" He hesitated... "It's... not a good fit." I asked our principal, who looked away: "It wouldn't be... appropriate." When I asked the head of the Special Needs program, she answered right away, "They would love to be, but they're not allowed." It seemed so unfair. These guys were the funniest, most uninhibited people I knew and drama would be the perfect thing to help develop their social and life skills. But I was only 15. It was a school policy. So.... I started my own program, just for them.

The Pressure To Have It All -- By 30

The Huffington Post Canada | May Warren | Posted 10.15.2013 | Canada Living

Alina Gershuny is a typical professional woman under 30: ambitious, highly educated, and under pressure. “Coming out of school you are like, 'OK...

Seema Dhawan

Why So Many Canadian Millennials Leave Canada | Seema Dhawan | Posted 08.21.2013 | Canada Alberta

Royal Tsang was working at a bank in Canada when he was offered an opportunity to move to Hong Kong. The 29-year-old Vancouver native had never lived ...

Are Millennials The Anxious Generation?

The Huffington Post Canada | Aya Tsintziras | Posted 07.29.2013 | Canada Living

High school English teacher Julia Arbuckle remembers the anxiety she felt when she was a student at the University of Toronto. “I was stressed becau...

3D Print A Kiss, Check Stocks With Your Bra, Mine Silver From H20

The Huffington Post Canada | Lee Marshall | Posted 07.22.2013 | Canada Impact

Generation Y is all about do-it-yourself ingenuity, but DIY these days involves more than a hammer and nails. Technology and science have never be...

Devon Murphy

Feminism's Future In Doubt | Devon Murphy | Posted 06.24.2013 | Canada Impact

"I do believe in equality. Why do you have to choose what type of woman you are?" - Beyoncé Something about the word “feminism” seems to hav...

Stressed, Overwhelmed And Suicidal

CP | Adam Miller, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.17.2013 | Canada Living

Canadian post-secondary students feel stressed, overwhelmed, lonely and some have even considered suicide in the past year, a new study released Monda...

Is Personal Branding Necessary?

The Huffington Post Canada | Samantha Fernandes | Posted 06.07.2013 | Canada Living

Stacks of books, an empty Starbucks coffee cup, Post-it notes and old essays cover Brody Hatch’s desk in his bedroom in Kingston, Ontario. Hatch, 22...

Sunny Freeman

New Economic Reality: Delayed Careers, Delayed Adulthood | Sunny Freeman | Posted 05.21.2013 | Canada Business

When Carley Smith graduated from a public relations program in 2006, she decided to take a decent-paying job far outside her preferred field rather th...

3 Aboriginal Millennials To Watch

The Huffington Post Canada | Katrina Sieniuc | Posted 05.10.2013 | Canada Impact

Much of the news reporting on Canada’s aboriginal community highlights the challenges indigenous people face: violence, barriers to receiving decent...

Zi-Ann Lum

Are Young B.C. Voters Screwed? | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 05.11.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The needs of young, urban British Columbians are being left behind this election and poor voter turnout from the last is partly to blame, according to...

It's Not the Labour Market -- It's You

Stephanie Brooks | Posted 06.21.2013 | Canada Business
Stephanie Brooks

Sit down, take a nice cold sip of your iced grande half-caff sugar-free non-fat vanilla hazelnut latte, turn off Angry Birds on your iPhone 5, and pay attention, 'cause Gen Y? We need to talk. Stop blaming everyone else for your lack of a decent job. It's not the labour market. It's you.

Men's Rights Movement Grows On Campus

The Huffington Post Canada | Lauren Strapagiel | Posted 04.15.2013 | Canada

It’s mid-November at the University of Toronto and a crowd is chanting. “No hate speech on campus.. No hate speech on campus!” Protesters...

WATCH: Sh*t Harper Did Is Back With A Vengeance

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.29.2013 | Canada Politics

Shit Harper Did (SHD), the viral phenomenon that captured the digital zeitgeist during the 2011 federal election campaign, is back in action. The t...

'I Never Expected to Leave Such a Long Trail of Resumes'

Arielle Brown | Posted 05.27.2013 | Canada
Arielle Brown

2013-03-27-GenerationJobless.jpg With such high hopes, I never expected to leave such a long trail of resumes and feel so lost in a sea of interviews that have yet to produce significant results. I never thought finding a job would be easy, but I truly did not believe the job market would be as saturated as it is.

Youth Fear They're Locked Out Of Home Ownership: Poll

CP | Posted 03.20.2013 | Canada Business

A large majority of Canadians in the so-called Y generation are worried that affordability will hamper their desire to own a home in their lifetime, a...

INFOGRAPHIC: Bike Sharing And Car Culture

Amelia Brown | The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.14.2013 | Canada

Generation Y isn't necessarily a car culture. The emergence of a bicycle culture coincides with a move toward sustainable living. Millennials face ins...