Gen Y Canada

Canada's Millennials Among Most Educated, Not Among Most Skilled

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.14.2015 | Canada Business

The Parliamentary Budget Office released a report last week arguing that the growth in foreign workers in Canada can be attributed partly to the fact ...

Millennials Facing 'Undersupply Of Good, Solid Jobs'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.16.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Millennials may be facing a tough job market, but they are the age group spending the least amount of time between jobs, according to an onl...

Where Gen Y Is Failing To Launch

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.09.2014 | Canada Business

Hamiltonian twentysomethings just can't leave the nest. That much is apparent from 2011 census statistics that show 51.6 per cent of Steel City res...

Canadians Not Buying These Pro-Business Policies: Poll

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.11.2014 | Canada Business

Canada’s baby boomers and their children see almost eye-to-eye when it comes to the country’s economic direction, and both groups are worried that...

Thank Baby Boomers For Gen Y Disrupting Capitalism

Darrell Kopke | Posted 05.09.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Darrell Kopke

In every business book in every business school in the world, the mandate of business is solely to maximize profit for shareholders. The rule of the game CEOs of the last 50 years were playing was "profit at all costs." Social impact was something you considered afterwards, maybe. The baby boomers may not have considered people and planet but they raised a generation of self-actualized, mission-based children.

3 Ways Millennials Can Take Control of Their Taxes (and Refunds!)

Jeff Cates | Posted 05.07.2014 | Canada Business
Jeff Cates

While these digital natives bank and manage credit cards online and through mobile apps, only one third plan to file taxes themselves using tax software. Given that taxes are like the DNA of personal finances, it's only natural that doing it themselves is the next step in managing all aspects of their pocketbook. Here are three tax tips to help Millennials take full control come tax time.

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...

Michael Bolen

The Laws Gen Y Will Change When It Gets Power | Michael Bolen | Posted 02.09.2013 | Canada Politics

Members of Generation Y may not be particularly interested in conventional politics, but sooner or later they're going to end up in power anyway. ...

Young People Think Their Parents Had It Easier, Poll Finds

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 12.20.2012 | Canada

Despite being told that the world would be their oyster, millennials are pessimistic about the future of their own generation and of the ones that wil...

Michael Bolen

Think Baby Boomers More Political Than Their Kids? Think Again | Michael Bolen | Posted 01.26.2013 | Canada Politics

It’s the first day of October and the leaves are turning colour on Ryerson University’s downtown Toronto campus. Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois, 22, one of...

Reclaiming Their Languages

The Huffington Post B.C. | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 12.10.2012 | Canada British Columbia

The Nuxalk word for "rock" is spoken the way it sounds, like feet dragging over a rocky riverbed. When Clyde Tallio says it, he has to conjure saliva ...

Millennials Vs. Boomers: Who's Got It Worse?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.26.2012 | Canada Business

Data and graphics compiled by Jeff Fraser; text by Daniel Tencer. It’s a common assumption that when it comes to careers and the economy, young C...

Generation Y Is Lazy, Screwed, Not To Blame: Readers Debate

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.23.2012 | Canada

Earlier this week we launched Asking Y, our series looking at Canada's Millennial Generation. In our kick-off piece we brought you the stories of a...

Gen Y Still Wants To Buy

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 12.12.2012 | Canada Business

The vast majority of millennials value homeownership and want to buy a home, but they are less certain on where they want to live and whether they wil...

Why Y? A Generation Comes Of Age

Kenny Yum | Posted 01.19.2013 | Canada
Kenny Yum

2012-11-19-slavkoaskingybanner.jpg Millennials are coming of age, the oldest within the cohort born after 1981 have reached their 30th birthday, a staggering five million of them are adults. Media coverage typically mentions them in terms of its emerging political clout, their impact on the work place or how they are marketed to. Millennials gets the side-show treatment as most day-to-day coverage is aimed at Gen Xers and Baby Boomers. We've set out to change that. Today, we launch our series Asking Y, a long-term commitment from HuffPost Canada and AOL Canada to report on Generation Y, Millennials, Echo Boomers or those I'll simply refer to as those 30 and younger.

What Keeps Millennials Up at Night

Jaime Morrison | Posted 01.19.2013 | Canada Living
Jaime Morrison

2012-11-19-slavkoaskingybanner.jpg Within the next decade people in my generation are going to drive the work force, determine government policy and take on greater responsibility within the Canadian economy. By 2020 Millennials will make up over 40 per cent of working-aged Canadians. Here is what's keeping us up at night...

WATCH: The Life Of Y

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.20.2012 | Canada

The Huffington Post Canada polled 1,004 Canadians aged 18-30 to get a sense of what matters to Generation Y, also known as the Millennial Generation o...

HIGHLIGHTS: Generation Y's Biggest Challenges

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.20.2012 | Canada

Millennials in Canada face challenges such as jobs and debt. Most millennials are not married, but most believe in the institution and want children. ...

INFOGRAPHIC: The Canadian Millennial

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.20.2012 | Canada

The Huffington Post Canada polled 1,004 Canadians aged 18-30 to get a sense of what matters to Generation Y, also known as the Millennial Generation o...