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Monthly Archives: May 2014

Canada needs foreign workers, say business groups

Canada needs foreign workers, say business groups

As with any complex social issue, there will be no simple resolution to the ongoing national argument about temporary foreign workers (TFW). Originally put in place back in 1973 to attract highly specialized workers like engineers and academics, the program has grown massive. There are currently about 340,000 TFWs in Canada. Certain segments of the labour… Continue Reading

Canada’s skills gap is good news—for women

Canada’s skills gap is good news—for women

There are far too few women working in the skilled construction trades in Canada, and a new national program called Journeyman aims to correct that. The new organization represents each of  Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) and their affiliates. Their mandate is to mentor aspiring new trades workers and to promote the increased presence of… Continue Reading

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Studies: Millennials are choosing smaller urban condominiums over larger suburban homes; transit more important than size

Studies: Millennials are choosing smaller urban condominiums over larger suburban homes; transit more important than size

Studies suggest 18-34 year olds prefer condo and apartment living for walkability, short commutes and access to amenities — and not because of affordability. Many would choose an even smaller condo, with a higher price-per-square foot, just to have ready access to subway. [1] Access to transit was the number one factor, despite price. Lower…

Eco living in condos: your guide to living green no matter where you call home

Eco living in condos: your guide to living green no matter where you call home

Eco living may seem like an impossible task in a condo with limited space. In an ideal world, you would be living in a new or recently upgraded condo, complete with energy-efficient appliances, LED light bulbs, solar panels, and more. For the rest of us in condos, replacing appliances and adding solar panels may be out…

Ask the Lawyer: Reader worried about python snake in condo

Ask the Lawyer: Reader worried about python snake in condo

Reader Question I’m worried because I have a ball python and my neighbour found out and I know she’s not happy. She said she was going to complain to management. I tried not to let anyone know because I know how people think about my pet. People who don’t have snakes don’t understand how great…

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