SKILLS GAP

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Want to Close the Skills Gap? Start Talking to Young People

I strongly think the skills gap is well documented, but it's clear that there is another "gap" between what economists are saying about the data, and what our members at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce are saying about their real-time experiences in cities and towns nationwide. If we are serious about closing the skills gap in the future, young people and their parents need to be much better informed about employment and income prospects when deciding on post-secondary education.
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What To Expect In Today's Budget

The Harper government will release its federal budget for 2013 at 4 p.m. ET today, but leaks, rumours and projections about what will be in it are flying fast and furious. While the budget is expected...