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I was 13 when I asked my father for the first time if I could leave Lebanon and go to France to pursue my education. At the time, I was at a disadvantage for the mere fact of being a woman. Growing up...
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The 2017 G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany will focus on addressing global inequality and achieving inclusive growth. At the same time, we also have to take part in addressing the forgotten issue of empowering the marginalised part of society, namely women with disabilities.
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The key to combatting the aging of the workforce could be immigration.
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With Canada currently ranked 35th in the 2016 World Economic Forum's survey on gender equity, and a federal government committed to tackling the ongoing gender gap, now is the time to drive change in practical ways that will create measurable results.
Take a gander at the government's economic report cards and one thing becomes readily apparent: an almost virtual absence of inter-provincial comparisons. There's a good reason for that. Compared to Alberta, Ontario and Quebec, B.C. doesn't always stack up so well.
"Bring more than 100 million women into the labor force." These 10 words represent the commitment of 10 Presidents, 10 Prime Ministers and one Chancellor to increase female labour force participation (FLFP) in the name of economic growth.
As the country's leading staffing agency, we're able to identify trends shaping the world of work before they become official statistics. In analyzing our own data and combining it with anecdotal evidence from employers we work with, we've identified four key areas to watch as the year plays out.
I think Canada is doing well when you consider that most people who want to work can get a job -- somewhere -- doing something. Perhaps we're focused on the wrong thing. Maybe we should be looking at the other side of these numbers. Maybe we should rejoice in the fact that 92.8% of the labour force is working. Maybe it's time Canada developed a glass almost full kind of attitude. Maybe being a business owner is something more should consider because, after all, Canada is a land of opportunity.
TORONTO - Older Canadians are forgoing a life of leisure out of the workforce and opting to spend more of their golden years on the job, continuing an ongoing trend of delaying retirement, according t...
OTTAWA - The Canadian economy appears to be weathering the global economic storm quite well, churning out 61,000 net new jobs in September and taking the unemployment rate to a near three-year low of...
OTTAWA - The average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees increased 0.3 per cent in June to $876.27.They were three per cent higher than in June 2010.Statistics Canada reports the annual incr...
Forget about freedom 55 — most of us will be lucky if we’re able to retire by 65 or 70. Once we get there, we’ll likely have lower benefits after paying higher premium
If current trends continue, Canada's labour force is going to change drastically over the next 20 years, Statistics Canada said in a report Wednesday. Here's the outlook: After expanding by about four...