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Study says temporary foreign worker program culprit behind unemployment in western Canada

A new report by the C.D. Howe Institute is harshly critical of the federal government’s controversial temporary foreign workers program, saying it has spurred a higher unemployment rate in western Canada. 620 more words

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Ottawa shuns CPP overhaul in favour of new hybrid pension proposal

TORONTO — The best way to secure retirement for more Canadians is with a third option for pension plans, and not the way Ontario is approaching the problem by expanding the Canada Pension Plan, says Kevin Sorenson, minister of state for finance, on Thursday. 827 more words

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How to turn an internship into a full-time job offer

Scoring an internship is at the top of most students’ wish lists. At Richter, we receive hundreds of applications each year for only 30 positions across our Toronto and Montreal offices. 697 more words

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Why Corporate Canada is on the brink of a leadership crisis

The race to find a new crop of business leaders to replace retiring Baby Boomers has now hit an unprecedented level of urgency, reveals a… 892 more words

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The executive's most powerful secret weapon

By Bonnie Low-Kramen

Best-selling author @BonnieLowKramen

They manage multiple managers and schedules with precision and ease. They plan international travel and create dazzling spreadsheets. They know precisely what table at which restaurant is the client’s favorite and how to secure the reservation. 425 more words

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Money manager challenging Buffet on plan to award $29.9M to Coca-Cola managers

Warren Buffett owes it to shareholders of his Berkshire Hathaway Inc. to vote against Coca-Cola Co.’s executive-compensation plan, said David Winters, a money manager who controls stakes in both companies. 749 more words

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Is there such a thing as too much transparency?

ATB Financial is one of those companies that seems to get a lot of high marks on various rankings. It has been selected as one of Canada’s 50 best employers, a top employer for young people, a “passion capitalist” and one of Canada’s 50 most engaged workplaces. 1,357 more words

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