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Traditional occupations with high rates of female workers in Russia are medicine, education, hospitality and service industries. Ironically, these happen to be the industries with not-so-high salaries and meager career opportunities. The most lucrative careers are predominantly male, and there is no trend of change on the gender front.
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There's a disconnect between Canada's capacity to innovate and our capacity to commercialize those innovations -- or so the story goes. It's been repeated so often it's become a mantra in certain circlles. The solution is always the same: reject investments in purely academic research in favour of market-driven research. The thing is, that mantra is built on a myth.
Why is it when I get into an UberX car, the driver rarely knows which way to go? For those who have spent more than enough time being carted around by UberX, I can confidently say that you've likely found yourself in a navigational nightmare at least once (more so with a rideshare).
As the Harper government touted the "good news" of a big rebound in Canada's manufacturing sector, an internal report painted a more pessimistic picture. A Feb. 4 report by Industry Ca...
B.C. will continue to kill wolves for at least a decade in an attempt to save endangered caribou according to government documents released this week -- but new research re-confirms that caribou declines are primarily caused by industrial development.
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I've received daily emails from people who have been sent a copyright infringement notification as part of Canada's notice-and-notice system. While I'm unable to provide specific legal advice, I can provide more information that may assist in making an informed decision about a system that was designed to discourage infringement.
Mr. Moore, Mr. Harper, Mr. Blais, we have given the large carriers our trust. And they have abused it. It's now up to you -- we need you to work together to ensure that our networks are open to content producers, to innovative service providers, and most of all, to ordinary Canadian citizens.
We need more than tweets, more than press releases and pamphlets. We are asking for a firm commitment to ensure that the large network operators will no longer be artificially favoured over upstart innovators and competitors, a commitment to providing Canadians with a bright and lasting digital future.
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TORONTO - One of the financial backers of wireless startup Mobilicity has filed a lawsuit against the federal government, seeking $1.2 billion in damages for breaking several assurances that Industry...
The National Research Council (NRC) in Ottawa shut down its entire computer network on Monday, the result of a prolonged attack from what it says are hackers in China -- and it could take the agency u...
Months after the federal government launched a $9-million advertising campaign announcing it wanted more competition and lower prices in the wireless market for consumers, there are fewer competitors...
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With startups and innovation the hot trends in the corporate world at the moment, it is no wonder that numerous corporations are opening incubators to capture startup and innovation momentum. The incr...
Corporate welfare is the ultimate evasion of responsibility. It helps companies avoid the consequences that consumers would otherwise assign to them, the evasion demonstrated rather clearly by Chrysler's two government bailouts in a generation.
In the land of government plenty -- that vast landscape populated with the tax dollars of Canadians -- there is no shortage of politicians willing to hand out and defend subsidies to business and no dearth of corporations willing to take the cash.
I've got a lot of energy. Be it at work or at home, I don't like to miss a beat.
It's this energy that fuels my passion for research and helps keep the pedals spinning on my bike during the commute to work.