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Awards and prizes

Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) - ‎13 hours ago‎
The test of leadership shall be that one developed a new strategy, set a new course or direction, marshaled resources or people toward an effort, or found common ground among competing interests. The award nominee should ... Papers should provide the ...

Money alone won't solve the Attawapiskat crisis

Waterloo Record - ‎4 hours ago‎
The recognition that a youth suicide pact was in place in Attawapiskat, an indigenous community in Northern Ontario, has sent shock waves throughout Canada. Like many First Nation reserves, Attawapiskat ... And, no doubt, more financial resources will ...
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Liberals reaffirm pledge to slash wait times at EI call centres

The Globe and Mail - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
The Liberals have blamed the Conservatives for the problem because they cut hundreds of millions to Human Resources and Skills Development Canada - now renamed Employment and Social Development Canada - including staff reductions at the call ...

Neoliberal Tools (and Archives): A Political History of Digital Humanities

lareviewofbooks - ‎18 hours ago‎
Advocates characterize the development of such tools as revolutionary and claim that other literary scholars fail to see their political import due to fear or ignorance of technology.
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Solidarity and paying my dues

The Independent News - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
I eventually went to college, with a partial payment from Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) - formerly Employment and Social Development Canada and Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) - and a $10,000 ...

Be an olympian, see the world

Fiji Times - ‎14 hours ago‎
For short term, in three to four years, our female student rugby players will be able to develop their core skills and focus on their strength and conditioning.

Canada's uncomfortable reliance on migrant workers

Macleans.ca - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The Liberals' promised review of the program falls to the standing committee on human resources, skills and social development, but neither the scope, nor the timing, has been announced. In a written statement, the ministry of employment and social ...

Yes, Human Resources Can Be Friends With Finance

Huffington Post Canada - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Today's HR leaders are building their data fluency and learning to communicate better with the C-suite, which bodes well for the future of the Canadian workforce. ... Looking ahead, HR leaders should start rethinking the core skill set in their ...

Downsizing at Department of Veterans Affairs

The Guardian Charlottetown - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
It appears they agreed to transfer responsibility for providing VAC legal services to a federal department in Ottawa - Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC). A Guardian inquiry on this transfer has gone unanswered. New lawyers from Ottawa ...

BioTalent Canada Announces Winner of the 2016 'Catalyst' Award for New Biotechnology Graduates

Financial Post - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Through projects, research and product development BioTalent Canada connects employers with job seekers, delivers human resource information and skills development tools so the industry can focus on strengthening Canada's biotech business. For more ...

URGENT: More temporary foreign workers needed

Canadian Cattlemen - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
So when Employment, Workforce Development and Labour Minister MaryAnn Mihychuk told the Globe and Mail on February 17 that she would ask a parliamentary committee for proposals to fix the temporary foreign worker (TFW) program, the Canadian Meat ...

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 2/5

VietNamNet Bridge - ‎3 hours ago‎
Baocongthuong.com.vn quoted statistics from the International Trade Centre as saying that the price of Vietnamese shrimp in this market was about $11.5 per kilo, lower than that of Canada, Thailand and Bangladesh - the UK's other main shrimp suppliers ...

Lakeland College mental health program approved

Meridian Booster - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
It is also available for any student across Canada who has a post-secondary credential. “It would definitely be available ... The program also looks at students who have a really strong basis in human development and interpersonal communication skills ...

The 10 best energy companies to work for in America

Pocono Record - ‎20 hours ago‎
Facebook/NextEra Energy Resources ... The clean-energy company employs 14,300 people in 27 states and Canada. NextEra ... This principle spurred the oil and gas services company to build LearnLink, an online course system that allows employees to ...

University of Calgary co-hosts conference on diversity and human rights

UCalgary News - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Constance Backhouse, left, professor and university research chair at the University of Ottawa's Faculty of Law, and Shakil Choudhury, author of Deep Diversity: Overcoming Us vs.
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From eliminating Obama's power plan to tax credits to coal communities, presidential candidates differ on coal

Casper Star-Tribune Online - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
“America is the Saudi Arabia of coal and we are going to develop our resources,” Cruz said to cheers and applause.

These are the 5 Canadian cities where IT firms compete the most for new workers

ITBusiness.ca - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Part of a wide-ranging study of Canada's fastest-growing industries, including engineering, finance and accounting, human resources, and sales and marketing, Randstad's data concluded that IT was the sector growing the fastest, led by nearly half a ...

Bryan May Visits Armenia

Exchange Morning Post (press release) - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
As head of the Canadian delegation, MP May delivered a speech to hundreds foreign diplomats, politicians, academics, NGOs, and activists at the Global Forum in Yerevan on Saturday, April 23.

Success stories will be shared at employment forum

Campbell River Mirror - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
“I am one of the first assistant managers to take the Vancouver Island University courses to achieve the Essential Skills for Managers Certification and expect them to be completed in a couple of years. When the personal developing and skills training ...

Franks International's (FI) CEO Gary Luquette on Q1 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Seeking Alpha - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Welcome to the Q1 2016 Frank's International N.V. Earnings Conference Call. My name is Vanessa and I will be your operator for today's call.
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